DVAN's aim is to promote artists from the Vietnamese Diaspora whose work in literature, visual art, film and performance art enriches our communities and strengthens ties between Vietnamese across the globe. We undertake to support this body of work through cultural events, exhibits and publications that explore connections between art and society.

DVAN is international in scope. It provides resources and promotes the work of Vietnamese artists in the United States, France, Canada and Australia, as these countries host the largest Vietnamese communities overseas. It also supports artists who have returned to Viet Nam and produce from that location.


Check out our blog, diacritics.org, where the diaCRITICS write about Vietnamese figures as well as diasporic arts and culture. You can read the blog and learn more about the wonderful things DVAN is doing to promote Vietnamese cultural productions in the diaspora on our facebook page.



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The festival highlights the works of Kim Thuy (Ru, 2009), Bich Minh Nguyen (Pioneer Girl, 2014), Anhvu Buchanan (The Disordered, 2013), Phong Nguyen (Memory, Sickness and Other Stories, 2011), and writer/performance artist Thao P. Nguyen (Fortunate Daughter, 2012). Our special guest will be filmmaker Masahiro Sugano, who will present a short clip from his film featuring Khmer Exiled Americans on the issue of deportation.

Sponsorship Benefits & Opportunities:

Diamond Sponsor - $1,000                     Gold Sponsor - $500  
Silver Patron (Individual) - $200            Patron (Individual) - $100
If you would like to be a sponsor please contact us at dvanonline@gmail.com