This video is a shorter version of one I made for visual artist Susan Armington’s Talking Suitcases exhibit at the University of Minnesota’s Nash Gallery. In September 2009, Hmong and Vietnamese elders gathered at Hmong American Partnership in St. Paul to share stories and memories.
For more information on Susan Armington and the Talking Suitcases, see thesusanarmington.com. For information on the exhibit at the Nash Gallery, where it will be on display through December 17, see nash.umn.edu. Admission is free.