We are pleased to announce that Lao American visual artist Mali Kouanchao will be a part of the Lao American Writers Summit.
Mali Kounchao is a visual artist and interactive designer. Her multi-disciplinary works explore the relationship between art, transformation, and communal healing. She serves on the national steering committee for Legacies of War, a national project established to raise awareness of the Secret War in Laos, as well as to advocate for further U.S. support toward the removal of cluster bombs and increased aid for bomb survivors. Other current projects include: Displacement Series and contributor in a children’s book about herself called "Mali Under the Night Sky," by Youme Landowne - http://youme.landowne.org She is the recent recipient of a 2010 Bush Artist Fellowship and a 2010 Asian Pacific American Leadership Award from the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans.
We look forward to her participation!