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I wish you knew me by my name
With the encounter of the current Vietnamese flag, my parents get upset. It’s the symbol of the communist regime they had fled. Instead, many refugees of the Vietnam war will use the South-Vietnamese flag instead. A flag that is banished in the homeland. “I wish you knew me by my name” is a series of works in which I question representation of the individual vs. the collective & the ownership of space through the use of flags.