Comic by Hue Nguyen

content warning: trauma

Artist Statement:

"A poetic comic that goes through specific years of first finally understanding/attempting to internalize the psychological ramifications that my parents have and will continue to experience because of the trauma of the refugee boats from Vietnam to Hong Kong, as well as the refugee camps themselves."

Hue Nguyen is the horse child of Vietnamese refugees. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada she is a multimedia artist using both digital and paper platforms to expand on her experiences. More of her work can be found at