TROPICAL WASTELAND: New works by Vu Nguyen ON VIEW AT THE SUSQUEHANNA ART MUSEUM NOVEMBER 3, 2017 – FEBRUARY 25, 2018Read more
A cow amidst the developing city of Da NangRead more "city cow"
covered against sun against dust against pollution away from each otherRead more "covered"
4500 ft above sea level Atop Mt. Komagatake. Layered in evergreens and shades of blue.Read more "A ride to the top"
The one thing that was striking to me about Japan was the stark contrast between its vibrancy and tranquility. Somewhere between the crowded subways and the hidden gardens in parks and temples, a balance is struck. I’m sure it’s not a surprise to anyone who has ever visited Japan to acknowledge its remarkable sense of […]Read more "centered in japan"
Twelve hours in the air seemed like an eternity. My flight to Japan was otherwise enjoyable with a mix of turbulence. This is my first time in Japan. I had no idea what to expect other than the fact that I love Japanese food, at least from what I’ve had here in the U.S. I […]Read more "we meet at last"
If you ever walk by a plumeria tree, you probably won’t forget the fragrance that fills the air. I secretly searched for them on my travels in the south of Vietnam only to find a handful living in odd places. People no longer have plumeria trees in their yards. I guess they don’t have a […]Read more "plumeria, a different life in the city"
Stepping onto the boat to cross the Cửu Long river, I could not stop the overcoming feeling of solitude. The scent of this river was all too familiar to my nostalgic senses, even after all these years. The inhabitants of this river, generations after generations, remained the livelihood of this part of the Mekong Delta. I […]Read more "solitude: memories of the river"
Coming back from another run to the neighboring city, we met the rain at the entrance to town. At first just a few scattered specks, and before I knew it, my sunglasses were shrouded. In shorts and a T-shirt sitting in the back of my nephew’s motorbike, I was dusted in the softest raindrops. Every […]Read more "the rain is here"