#1 Beauty Nail Salon

Spoken word written and performed by Paul Tran

Sharing this thoughtful and powerfully simple spoken word video, #1 BEAUTY NAIL SALON. Written and performed by award-winning poet Paul Tran, and directed by Jess X Chen, the piece offers provocative personal and political take on the Vietnamese beauty salon industry. Take a look:

I wish the sound quality was a little clearer, but the video's message definitely held me and had me captivated. For more from Paul Tran, visit his website. And see more work from Jess X. Chen here.

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