Viet Lê is an artist, writer, and curator. An Associate Professor in Visual Studies at California College of the Arts, he has been published in American Quarterly; Amerasia Journal; Art Journal; and the anthologies Queering Contemporary Asian American Art; Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art; among others. Lê has presented his work at Vargas Museum; Banff Centre; the Smithsonian, Bangkok Art & Cultural Center; Shanghai Biennale, Rio Gay Film Festival; among other venues. Lê curated  Charlie Don’t Surf!(Centre A); and co-curated  transPOP: Korea Việt Nam Remix (with Yong Soon Min; Seoul, Sài Gòn, Irvine, San Francisco), the 2012 Kuandu Biennale and Love in the Time of War (UC Santa Barbara and SF Camerawork).