Trinh T. Minh-ha

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Trinh T. Minh-ha

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T. Minh-ha

Surname or Business Name

Trinh

Years Affiliated

2014/2017/2018/2020/2021

Affiliation

University of California, Berkeley

Birthplace

Vietnam

Occupation

Artist
Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and of Rhetoric

Biographical Text

Trinh T. Minh-ha is Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley, and an award-winning artist and filmmaker. She grew up in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War and pursued her education at the National Conservatory of Music and Theater in Ho Chi Minh City. In 1970, she migrated to the United States where she continued her studies in music composition, ethnomusicology, and French literature at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She embarked on a career as an educator and has taught in diverse disciplines which brought her to the National Conservatory of Music in Dakar, Senegal, where she shot her first film, Reassemblage. Trinh’s cinematic oeuvre has been featured in numerous exhibitions and film festivals. She has participated in biennales across the globe including Documenta11, Kassel (2002), and most recently at Manifesta 13, Marseille (2020). A prolific writer, she has authored nine books. She is the author of several books including Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared (2016), D-Passage: The Digital Way (2013), and Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event (2011). Her film Surname Viet Given Name Nam (1989) was presented as an installation within NTU CCA Singapore’s inaugural exhibition Paradise Lost (2014).

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Citation

“Trinh T. Minh-ha,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed October 3, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/701.

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