Trinh T. Minh-ha is a filmmaker, writer, composer and Professor of Rhetoric and of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work includes numerous books, such as Lovecidal. Walking with The Disappeared (2016), D-Passage. The Digital Way (2013), Elsewhere, Within Here (2011), The Digital Film Event (2005), Cinema Interval (1999), Framer Framed (1992), When The Moon Waxes Red (1991), Woman, Native Other (1989); eight feature-length films (including Forgetting Vietnam 2015, Night Passage 2004, The Fourth Dimension 2001 and A Tale of Love 1996, Surname Viet Given Name Nam, 1989), which have been honored in numerous retrospectives around the world; several large-scale collaborative installations, including, Old Land New Waters, 2007-2008, (3rd Guangzhou Triennale, China 2008) L'Autre marche (Musee du Quai Branly, Paris 2006-2009), The Desert is Watching (Kyoto Biennial, 2003); and Nothing But Ways (Yerba Buena,1999). She was the recipient of many awards, including the Wild Dreamer Lifetime Achievement Award at the Subversive Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 2014; the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women's Caucus for Art, 2012; the Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) for the book Elsewhere Within Here, 2012; and the 2006 Trailblazers Award at the MIPDoc (International Documentary Film Event) in Cannes, France.
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