lê thi diem thúy

lê thi diem thúy is a writer and solo performance artist. Born in southern Vietnam and raised in southern California, she often explores in her work the role of the body as the site of memory. Ms. lê is the author of the novel, The Gangster We Are All Looking For. Her solo performance works Mua He Do Lua/Red Fiery Summer, the bodies between us, and Carte Postale have been presented at--among other venues--the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, the International Women Playwrights' Festival in Galway, Ireland, the New World Theater at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the Marfa Theater Company in Marfa, Texas. She has been awarded residencies from the Headlands Center for the Arts, the GAEA Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Guggenheim Foundation, and United States Artists.