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Trinh T. Minh-ha

“…Trinh T. Minh-ha builds much of her work around the theme of the ‘other’ (the persona one considers him/herself to be in relation to), challenging cultural theorists' traditional notions of the subject or/subjected duality. She performed three year's worth of ethnographic field research in West Africa the Research Expedition Program of the University of California, Berkeley. This fieldwork led in part to her first film, Reassemblage, which was filmed in Senegal and released in 1982.”   -“Biography/Criticism,” University of Minnesota, accessed November 21, 2012,

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