Archive for December, 2013


These are the five themes which thread through most THIS IS WHAT I WANT activity. Performance pieces which consider desire as a socio-political force What ways does desire intersect with the economy? Does integral desire confound capitalism? How does privilege affect our experience of desire? How can we manage the significance of our bodies and the Read More

Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ on war, community, bridges and roots

In Spring 2012, I had the honour of interviewing Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ about her work at the YBCA with the Kronus Quartet, her life and her practice. This article was initially produced by THEOFFCENTER. Vân-Ánh devotes her life-long passion and mastery of the Đàn tranh zither to the creation of distinctive music blended with a cultural essence that Read More