Tracking Syrian Crisis and Vietnamese Exodus

HONG KONG, 30th October, 2015 - Tiffany Chung, one of Vietnam’s most respected and internationally active contemporary artists discusses her ongoing project of tracking the current Syrian humanitarian crisis in concurrence with her in-depth study of the Vietnam mass exodus between 1975-1995, by reading selected entries from her upcoming monograph and research notes. This project functions as a form of protesting – a protest against politically driven historical amnesia, a protest against the politics of memory and forgetting.

Video: Watch the complete program (1 hr., 4 min.)