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2018 Annual Conference

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March 01-04, 2018

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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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Born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1960, An-My Lê came to the U.S. as a political refugee at age 15. In 1994, she returned to create an evocative large-format photographic series that represented her attempt to reconcile memories of her childhood home with the contemporary landscape. In1999, Lê began an exploration of war imagery by working with Vietnam War re-enactors in North Carolina who restage battles as well as the training and daily life of soldiers-both Viet Cong and American GIs. Most recently, Lê has photographed U.S. military training exercises for Iraq and Afghanistan in the American desert. The three series were recently published by Aperture (2005) in Small Wars: An-my Le.

An-My Lê (MFA Yale) is a recipient of the John Gutmann Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Solo shows include Murray Guy, NY; Dia, Beacon; Marion Center, Santa Fe; MOCP, Chicago and RISD Museum. Group shows include the 2006 Taipei Biennial; The Second ICP Triennial of Photography and Video; New Landscape, MOMA, NY; and Set Up: Recent Acquisitions in Photography at the Whitney Museum of Art, NY. Upcoming 2007 shows include San Francisco MOMA and Henry Art Gallery, Seattle.

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