Monthly Archives: February, 2021

Some Things Are Unforgettable ~ a poem by Alixen Pham

Read Alixen Pham's poem and listen to her recitation.

Book Review: Reenactments

Hai-Dang Phan, however, is not interested in simply pathologizing his parents; nor does he pretend that he can be an adequate storyteller of their pasts. Rather, Phan lingers within the liminality of reenactments, not just as an imperfect portal into history, but as a mysterious realm in its own right.

Languaged: “Bite the Tongue” Online Exhibit

Bite the tongue is an online programme investigating notions of language and translation (or absence thereof) in the context of Southeast Asia.

Drum Majors: James Nguyen & Victoria Pham on RE:SOUNDING

RE:SOUNDING is also a subversion of what James calls their “white inheritance”. Like many from diasporic communities who have grown up in Australia, the worldview in which they’re embedded, the one they’re taught at school and university, considers non- Western cultures to be flat, one-dimensional and removed from contemporary society. The result is a physical and spiritual disconnection from their own cultural heritage.