Reconfiguring the Dunes

  title={Reconfiguring the Dunes},
  author={Nina Hien},
Here the sand deserts of Mui Ne, one of the most cliche sights in the Vietnamese image-world, are considered in their lived and representational use as spaces with a sustaining and forceful visual presence and practice in different political moments. Their geographical location and geo-embodiments, their persisting status as an icon and a ritual of Vietnamese photography, and their current value as a thriving tourist venue, make them an ideal and fertile zone to register changing modes of… CONTINUE READING