Recognising one’s cultural heritage and discovering the contemporary Vietnamese identity are the two focal points of the ‘Vietnamese in Australia’ exhibition.
Tony Page, who worked in South-East Asia for 20 years, offers three poems, one each reflecting on historical human rights issues in Vietnam, Burma and Thailand
What can Australia’s response to the Tiananmen Square Massacre tell us about where we are at today? Tim Robertson, based in Beijing, provides an illuminating historical comparison of refugees then and now.
By Alana Lazdins. In his exhibition, My Dad the People Smuggler, Australian artist Phuong Ngo recounts through film, interview and photography the story of the Vietnamese diaspora caused by the military victory of the Vietnam People’s Army in Saigon, and the subsequent rise of communism in 1975. Ngo’s father helped refugees to flee communist Vietnam, […]