[ISEA2006] Artist Statement: Nhan Due Nguyen – Calling for Ba Ba (Mrs. Ba)

Artist Statement

Theme: Pacific Rim. Venue: City Restaurant

Calling for Ba Ba (Mrs, Ba) is a collection of anecdotes of Mrs. Ba from the Vietnamese diaspora in Vancouver and San Jose. Mrs. Ba is a woman who sells noodle soup at Bai Sau Beach in Qui Nhon, the artist’s hometown in Vietnam. They are transcribed into one cohesive history (in Vietnamese and English) installed in San Jose Vietnamese noodle restaurants.

Producer: On Edge

  • Nhan Due Nguyen (VN)

Funding by Canada council for the Arts