Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Nari Ward

Second Advisor

Tom Weaver

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


I use drawing methods to navigate my diasporic perception and conjure narratives of displacement. This indecipherable distance between self and Other, Vietnam and I, has formed into enigmatic desires, which informs the use of the imaginary in my works as temporary solutions to issues of self-hood and nameless longings.



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