Dinh Q. Lê
Vietnam, b. 1968

For Vietnamese Americans, Vietnam is the place of memories, of an easier time when they “belonged.” For some this has meant that a degree of idealism has set in, as it does for other diasporic communities.

Dinh Q. Lê, in an interview with Melissa Chiu, in Vietnam: Destination for the New Millennium (New York: Asia Society, 2005), 21.