Julia Huynh is an intern at the Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA) assisting Mee Xiong and Sue Kim in processing and digitizing collections, creating finding aids, drafting policies and procedures, as well as updating SEADA’s social media. Huynh is a practicing interdisciplinary artist exploring the Vietnamese diaspora by revisiting and reinterpreting personal family photography and home videos. Recent exhibitions and screenings include Cultural Crossroads at Aurora Picture Show (Houston, TX), Been Here So Long at Reel Asian International Film Festival (Toronto, ON) and Photophobia: Contemporary Moving Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (Hamilton, ON).

Julia Huynh

Digital Media Consultant

Research Interests

Vietnamese Diaspora, Family Photographs, Community-based archives, Oral History.

Education

BA - Art, Art History -University of Toronto and Sheridan College

Biosketch

Julia Huynh is an intern at the Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA) assisting Mee Xiong and Sue Kim in processing and digitizing collections, creating finding aids, drafting policies and procedures, as well as updating SEADA’s social media. Huynh is a practicing interdisciplinary artist exploring the Vietnamese diaspora by revisiting and reinterpreting personal family photography and home videos. Recent exhibitions and screenings include Cultural Crossroads at Aurora Picture Show (Houston, TX), Been Here So Long at Reel Asian International Film Festival (Toronto, ON) and Photophobia: Contemporary Moving Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (Hamilton, ON).

She is also a graduate candidate in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management Program at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Huynh received her bachelor’s degree in Art and Art History, a joint program between the University of Toronto and Sheridan College.