June 3, 2010

Pao Houa Her


Pao Houa Her is a Hmong refugee who is studying in the Yale Graduate program for photography. Her website features a project titled Coming of the Metal Bird which is simultaneously familiar and odd. Describing the project, she writes, "A great big silver metal bird carried my family from Thailand in 1987 into the cold tundra of Minnesota. We arrived at a small cramped studio apartment which was to be our home. Inside the apartment was a green triangle shaped tree with lights that lit up in differnet shades of greens, yellows, blues and reds. Our sponsor had told us that Christmas was coming...." Read More

posted at 01:19 AM by raul

Filed under: photography


06/03/10 07:36 AM

Hi RG,

It just to say, Great Pictures…
I took the liberty to elect you, my – Blog of the Month.

Greetings and Salutations from Lisbon

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