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Meet Thomas Orr, the former head of the ceramics program at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, whose experiences in the Vietnam War continue to reflect in his ceramic art. Get a glimpse of how artist Dao Strom uses multimedia and writing to explore the intersection of her Vietnamese birth and American life. And meet Indie Filmmaker and actor Vu Pham, who finds his creative path in Portland.

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Dao Strom's Work Aims To Destabilize The American Vietnam Narrative

Portland artist Dao Strom uses image, music, writing and spoken word to explore the intersection of her Vietnamese birth and American life.

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Vu Pham Examines Vietnamese Diaspora Through Film

Portland filmmaker Vu Pham has a distinct, developing voice in his films, which manifests in a dark, contemporary noir style and tone.

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