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Trinh T. Minh-ha. Writings.

17 Oct 2020, Sat - 28 Feb 2021, Sun
The Exhibition Hall

Visitors to the Exhibition Hall at our Centre can encounter Trinh T. Minh-ha’s extensive writing, core to her practice, through these books as displayed on the reading platforms along the passageway connecting the five theatres.


Books by Trinh T. Minh-ha

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. Cinema Interval. New York and London: Routledge, 1999.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. D-passage: The Digital Way. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event. New York and London: Routledge, 2011.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. Framer Framed: Film Scripts and Interviews. New York and London: Routledge, 1992.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. The Digital Film Event. New York and London: Routledge, 2005.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. When the Moon Waxes Red. Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics. New York and London: Routledge, 1991.

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. Woman, Native, Other: Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Books by other authors

Dissanayake, Wimal. Rethinking Third Cinema. New York: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2003. 

Ferguson, Russell, Martha Gever, Trinh T. Minh-Ha and Cornel West. Out There: Marginalisation and Contemporary Culture. Cambridge: The MIT Press Ltd, 1992.

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. Women Filmmakers of the African & Asian Diaspora: Decolonizing the Gaze, Locating Subjectivity. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1997.

Guo, Xiaolu. Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China. New York: Grove Press, 2017.

Kaplan, F. and E. Ann.  Feminism and Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider: essays and speeches. Berkeley: Crossing Press, 2014.

Pines, Jim, and Willemen, Paul. Questions of third cinema. London: BFI Pub, 1989.

Rhomberg, Kathrin, ed. Trinh T. Minh-Ha / Secession. Vienna: Association of Visual Artists Vienna Secession, 2001.



Van Dienderen, An. “Indirect Flow through Passages: Trinh T. Minh-ha’s Art Practice.” Afterall: A Journal of Art, Context and Inquiry 23 (Spring 2010): 90–97.  [Free access upon registration]

Duong, Lan, and Lila Sharif. “Displaced Subjects: Revolution, Film, and Women in Viet Nam and Palestine.” Verge: Studies in Global Asias 6, no. 1 (Spring 2020): 168–97. [Free access upon registration]

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “Forgetting Vietnam: Trinh T. Minh-ha with Lucie Kim-Chi Mercier.” By Lucie Kim-Chi Mercier. Radical Philosophy 2.03 (December 2018): 78–89. [Access PDF]

Fuser, Marina. “Nomadism in the Cinema of Trinh T. Minh-ha.” PhD diss., University of Sussex, 2019. [Access PDF

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “Shifting the Borders of the Other: An Interview with Trinh T. Minh-ha.” By Marina Grzinic. Telepolis. August 12, 1988. [View here]

Hill, Michael. “Abandoned to Difference: Identity, Opposition and Trinh T. Minh-ha’s Reassemblage.” Surfaces 3, no. 2 (1993): 1–29. [Access PDF]

Lawson, Jacqueline. “Gender and the War: Men, Women and Vietnam.” Vietnam Generation 1, no.3, Article 1 (1989). [Access PDF

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “Documentary Is/Not a Name.” October 52 (Spring 1990): 76–98. doi:10.2307/778886. [Access PDF]

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “Not You/Like You: Post-colonial Women and the Interlocking Questions of Identity and Difference.” Inscriptions 3 (1988): 71–77. [Access PDF

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “The Totalizing Quest of Meaning.” Theorizing Documentary 1 (1993): 90–107. [Access PDF

Trinh, T. Minh-ha. “Trinh T. Minh-ha with Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa and Patricia Alvarez.” By Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa and Patricia Alvarez. The Brooklyn Rail. October, 2016. [View here


Image: Courtesy Trinh T. Minh-ha.