Trinh T. Minh-ha
Trinh T. Minh-ha (1952) is a critic, composer, and filmmaker.
Born in Vietnam, Trinh immigrated to the United States in 1970 after studying in both Vietnam and the Philippines. She studied music composition, ethnomusicology, and French literature at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where she received M.F.A. and Ph.D. degrees. She is currently Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and associate professor of cinema, San Francisco State University. She has also taught at Harvard, Smith, the University of Illinois, and the National Conservatory of Music in Senegal.
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- "Night Passage" (2004)
- "The Fourth Dimension" (87 mins, 2001)
- "A Tale of Love" (108 mins, 1995), an experimental narrative
- "Shoot for the Contents" (102 mins, 1991), a film on culture, art and politics in China
- "Surname Viet Given Name Nam" (108 mins, 1989), a film on identity and culture through the struggle of Vietnamese women
- "Naked Spaces: Living is Round" (135 mins, 1985)
- "Reassemblage" (40 mins, 1982)
- "Cinema Interval" (1999)
- "Drawn from African Dwellings" (in coll. With Jean-Paul Bourdier, 1996)
- "Framer Framed" (on film, 1992)
- "When the Moon Waxes Red" (on feminism, 1989)
- "En minuscules" (poems, 1987)
- "African Spaces: Designs for Living in Upper Volta" (in coll. With J. P. Bourdier, 1985)
- "Un Art sans oeuvre" (on contemporary arts, 1981)
- "The Desert is Watching" (in coll. with Jean-Paul Bourdier, 2003, Kyoto Art Biennale)
- "Nothing But Ways" (in coll. With Lynne Kirby, 1999, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco)
- "Poems," Composition for Percussion Ensemble. Premiere by the Univ. of Illinois Percussion Ensemble, Denis Wiziecki, Director. 09 April 1976.
- "Four Pieces for Electronic Music," 1975. Performances at the Univ. of Illinois.
- Trinh T. Minh-ha's webpage
- Trinh T. Minh-ha bio at Voices from the Gaps: Women Artists and Writers of Color
Trinh T. Minh-ha online
- "Not You/Like You: Post-Colonial Women and the Interlocking Questions of Identity and Difference", an essay by Trinh T. Minh-ha
- Trinh T. Minh-ha interviewed by Genevieve Shiffrar
- Trinh T. Minh-ha exhibit at Secession