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The Propeller Group: Elevating the Vietnamese Voice Through Art

(Above: The Propeller Group’s “The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music” is one of the films included in the exhibition at the Blaffer Art Museum June 3- Sept. 30. Image Courtesy: The Propeller Group)The Blaffer Museum at the University of Houston is hosting the first major institutional exhibition by an art collective out of […]

Art featured at The Propeller Group's exhibit at the Blaffer Art Museum June 3- Sept. 30.(Above: The Propeller Group’s “The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music” is one of the films included in the exhibition at the Blaffer Art Museum June 3- Sept. 30. Image Courtesy: The Propeller Group)The Blaffer Museum at the University of Houston is hosting the first major institutional exhibition by an art collective out of LA that’s dedicated to elevating the Vietnamese voice on the international arts and culture scene. They’re called

The Propeller Group, and their art is anchored in Vietnam’s past and present, making the exhibition especially relevant to Houston – home to one of the largest Vietnamese American populations in the U.S. Maggie Martin sits down with one of the group’s founders, Tuan Andrew Nguyen.

The exhibit runs through Sept. 30, 2017.

Art featured at The Propeller Group's exhibit at the Blaffer Art Museum June 3- Sept. 30.(Above: A scene from The Propeller Group’s film called “The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music.” Image: The Propeller Group Courtesy of James Cohan, New York)

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