From Erica Cheung’s article and interview with Pipo Nguyen-duy for Lenscratch:

With his series AnOther Western, Pipo Nguyen-duy picks at this erasure of Asian bodies from 19th century American Western lore. Adorning himself with clothes and artifacts typical of the era, the artist envisions himself in roles beyond stereotypical perceptions of Asian immigrants at the time. In doing so, Nguyen-duy generates an alternative historical archive that leaves viewers to dwell on the chasm between who is portrayed in popular and perpetuated renditions of history, and who is left out.

Read the entire article and interview

Browse the series “AnOther Western” at ClampArt
Browse all of Pipo Nguyen-duy’s work at ClampArt