Vince Ha

Vince Ha

PhD Student

Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies

Film and Media

Arts and Science

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Vince Ha is a PhD candidate in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies at Queen’s University. His research centers on two core themes: diasporic identities and queer archival methods. Currently, he is investigating transnational media and its relationship with queer diasporic sociality, with special attention to homoerotic representation in Asian cinema. 

Vince is also a writer-director who captures fragmentary moments and uses them to challenge issues of race, class, gender, and representation. He holds an MFA in Documentary Media from Toronto Metropolitan University. His work has been presented locally at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Gardiner Museum, Buddies in Bad Times, The ArQuives, Myseum of Toronto, and Hot Docs Rogers Cinema, and internationally in China, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Thailand, United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. 

His research is funded by the SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship (formerly the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship), the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and the Douglas Sheppard Wilson Fellowship.