Chi Vu is an award-winning writer and theatremaker who creates performances using genres such as the postcolonial gothic, horror, magic-realism and naturalism. Chi’s plays include ‘Coloured Aliens’, ‘The Dead Twin’, ‘A Story of Soil‘ and ‘Vietnam: a Psychic Guide’. Her formally bold installation-performance ‘Banh Chung’ explores the legacy of war, migration and resettlement.
Chi has been engaged with Footscray Community Arts Centre in various capacities and projects since 1996. Her prose writing includes ‘Anguli Ma: a Gothic Tale’, shortlisted in NSW Premier’s Literary Prize, and short stories published in ‘Joyful Strains’, ‘Growing up Asian in Australia’ and ‘The Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature’.