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OAKLAND EXHIBIT PANEL DISCUSSION – Creative Voices of the Vietnamese Diaspora

June 4 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Free

OAKLAND EXHIBIT PANEL DISCUSSION–In conjunction with traveling exhibit “Textures of Remembrance: Vietnamese Artists and Writers Reflect on the Vietnamese Diaspora,” join artists and writers at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center for “Creative Voices of the Vietnamese Diaspora.” Artist Katherina Nguyen will discuss her works in the “Textures of Remembrance” exhibition, as well as her work with the DVAN – Texas Tech publishing imprint and upcoming Mapping the Diaspora project. She’ll be joined by panelists Lan Duong and Kathy L. Nguyen, the editors of Troubling Borders and contributors to Watermark: Vietnamese American Poetry & Prose, as well as Isabelle Pelaud, Founder and Executive Director of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN). The panel discussion will draw on the creative outlets and collections found, created, or published to share interwoven cross-generational Vietnamese voices and perspectives of war, refuge, and identity.  This event will take place at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth St., Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607. The event and associated exhibit are both FREE to attend. June 4, 2022, 2 pm-4 pm To learn more about venue accessibility and parking options, click here For more information, go here, or contact Amy Cohen, Executive Director, Exhibit Envoy, 415-525-1553, amy@exhibitenvoy.org. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://oacc.cc/event/textures-of-remembrance-exhibition/

Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th Street Suite 290 (between Franklin and Webster, above Asian Branch Library)
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Phone:
510-637-0455
Website:
www.oacc.cc