Laos in the House: Voices from Four Decades of the Lao Diaspora

Via Catzie Vilayphonh


To promote storytelling within the Lao-American community through a writing, performing and filmmaking workshop

Summary: This project aims to create a writing, performance and filmmaking workshop to promote storytelling among Lao-Americans as a healing medium for war refugees whose upbringings did not prioritize art education. Working with artists in various genres from across the country, this community-based work will be presented during the Lao New Year celebration in April and reflect 40 years of the Lao-American diaspora. This project aims to give voice to previously unheard stories in hopes of healing the scars of war and beginning the process of regular intercultural and intergenerational exchanges.

Project Team

Catzie Vilayphonh