This print is a part of a portfolio from BAM. The suite of prints includes work by Roe Ethridge, Alec Soth, Louise Lawler, Roni Horn, Paul Pfeiffer, Matthew Pillsbury, An-My Le, Carrie Mae Weems, Anna Gaskell, Anne Collier, and Richard Misrach. The special price for the complete portfolio is $18,000. Please 'Contact an Artst Specialist' if you're interested.
MacArthur fellow An-My Lê uses photography to question the representation and commemoration of the Vietnam War in the United States. Lê, who fled Vietnam with her family as war refugees, aims to probe the disjunction between historical events and the way they are ultimately recalled—what she considers to be “the Vietnam of the mind”—by calling into question the accuracy of news reports and documentation. Her “Small Wars” series (1999-2002) features scenes of Vietnam War re-enactments, in which she often participates in roles as varied as a military translator and a Vietcong member. Lê also produces more documentary projects, including photographs of war games, ongoing Vietnamese immigration to Southern Louisiana, and United States military presence around the world.
b. 1960, Saigon, Vietnam, based in New York, New York