Ode to My Burning Family (1968)
Jess X. Chen
Jess X. Chen is a Chinese American multi-disciplinary poet, artist, and filmmaker, and the author of chapbook, From the Earthworm To The Night. Her work intimately extricates narratives of colonial trauma, sexuality, ecological collapse and Asian-American diaspora to build a new language toward social and eco-feminist justice. She is a member of Justseeds, an international collective of socially-engaged artists. Her work has been featured and screened nationally at: Asian American International Film Festival, The Wingluke Museum, The New York Times, Beasts of the Southern Wild, and more. She holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and currently is working on writing and directing her first feature film under the production house, LoveHoldLetGo. You can find more of her work at www.jessxchen.com.