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About this Guide

Police Photograph of Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai and note from Postal Censor from 1941, regarding her father’s request for clemency in her death sentence (Detail), 2015. Courtesy of the artist. Archive Nationales d’Outre-Mer, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Police Photograph of Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai and note from Postal Censor from 1941,
regarding her father’s request for clemency in her death sentence (Detail), 2015.
Courtesy of the artist. Archive Nationales d’Outre-Mer, Aix-en-Provence, France.

The DePaul Museum of Art and DePaul University Library have partnered to create research guides to accompany DPAM exhibitions.This guide serves as a starting point for conducting research about the artists, works of art, and context of items in the exhibition.  

Key themes of this exhibition include colonialism, political activism, women’s rights, surveillance, class, language, and Vietnamese history.