An gì chua?

By Hien Huynh


Listen to the conversation between Hien Huynh and Andréa Spearman as he shares his latest artistic practice, a poem narrative about his relationship with his mother and their family journey from Vietnam. Listen to the conversation. Read the transcript of the full conversation.

Screenshot of the poem
Screen shot of the poem as it appears in the publication.

This article appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of In Dance.

Hien Huynh was born in Da Nang, Vietnam. Through the sacrifices, hardship, and journey of his parents, Hien dedicates his artistic and living practices to share their story to the oceanic constellation of narratives. As a teaching artist and performer, he is committed to support the generation of now and beyond to contribute to human compassion, love, and interconnectedness. He is honored to have performed in the works of Lenora Lee Dance, Kim Epifano, Robert Moses’ Kin, Kinetech Arts, PUSH, DSDT, and punkkiCO. Reflecting with immense gratitude for the sharing and generosity of the bay area and beyond, he wishes you all a year full of well beingness, joy, and kindling of flame.