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Open-Fire Cooking & Karaoke with Minh Nguyen

Image: Josh Jensen

Image: Josh Jensen

Image: Josh Jensen

Image: Josh Jensen

Image: Josh Jensen

Image: Josh Jensen

Last Saturday, Minh Nguyen hosted a summer celebration in Deep Bay at the base of the Courting Trail. Nguyen hosted an open-fire cookout with food & refreshments provided, followed by karaoke after dusk.

Minh Nguyen is a writer, editor, and curator who focuses on decentered histories of conceptual, pedagogical, and cinematic arts; the communist imaginary in the avant-garde; uses of emergent technology as theme and material; and critical area studies of Asia. Currently Associate Arts Editor at Pioneer Works, Nguyen’s writing has appeared in Art in America, AQNB, Frieze, Momus, ArtAsiaPacific, and others. Formerly Curatorial Assistant for Conversations at the Edge, an experimental media program series at Gene Siskel Film Center, and Exhibit Specialist at Wing Luke Museum, she has also organized exhibitions and programs at Chicago Cultural Center, Northwest Film Forum, King Street Station, and SOIL Gallery. Nguyen holds an MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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