Vi Trinh works in digital and traditional media to examine the relationship between ecological and social patterns. Her work explores ideas of rich aesthetics in ecological emergencies and the temporal reality created by large-scale phenomena. She synthesizes data to confront ideas of colonialism and white supremacy within our current social context.
Vi Trinh graduated from the University of Richmond in 2019 with a B.A. in Visual and Media Arts Practice & Leadership. Exhibition history includes, △: Senior Thesis Exhibition (2019) Harnett Museum of Art, Richmond, VA. Awards: Bobby Chandler Award (2019). 1% for the 1%: Soldiers are the Tools of Glory, part of the University of Richmond’s permanent collection. Publications include, Escape, Digital America: An online magazine of arts and culture in the digital age (2019), Thank You, Digital America: An online magazine of arts and culture in the digital age (2018), Dawn, Silver Stork Issue 1: Dawning (2018), and Tuong-Vi Trinh, ’19: Senior infuses her art with social justice themes, University of Richmond Newsroom.