An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain Limited-Edition Book & Print Set
Photographs by An-My Lê. By (author) Dan Leers. Text by Lisa Sutcliffe and David Finkel. Interviewer Viet Thanh Nguyen. Interviewee An-My Lê.
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Pigment Print, accompanied by a signed copy of On Contested Terrain
Print Title: Vaquero Guarding Cattle, El Mulato, Mexico, 2019
Paper Size: 8 x 10 inches
Edition of 100
Signed and numbered by the artist
An-My Lê (b. 1960, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) came to the United States as a political refugee at age fifteen. She received a Master’s degree in Biology from Stanford University before earning an MFA in Photography at Yale University in 1993. Lê’s exhibitions include Only Skin Deep, International Center of Photography, New York (2004); Small Wars, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center (2002); and Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art (2001). She is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Bard College and lives in New York City. An-My Lê is represented by the Murray Guy Gallery in New York, among others.
Dan Leers is a curator of photography at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, and organized the traveling exhibition An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain. Previously, Leers was the Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, and an independent curator and consultant to the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (New Paltz, New York), Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and 2013 Venice Biennale.
Lisa Sutcliffe is the Herzfeld Curator of Photography and Media Arts at the Milwaukee Art Museum. From 2007 to 2012, she served as assistant curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Prior exhibitions include Marking Time in Photography and Film (2013), The Provoke Era: Postwar Japanese Photography, and Photography Now: China, Japan, Korea (both 2009).
David Finkel is a journalist and author whose honors include a MacArthur fellowship and a Pulitzer Prize.
Viet Thanh Nguyen is author of The Sympathizer (2015), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, among other awards. He is a recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and MacArthur Foundation. Nguyen is a professor and the Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California.