Discussion Questions

29 Palms: Night Operations III

An-My Lê

October 2022
An-My Lê, 29 Palms: Night Operations III, 2002–4; collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase;
© An-My Lê
  1. Describe the scene you see in this photograph. What or where is the place depicted? What do you see that makes you say that?
  2. What do you think is going on in this picture? How did you arrive at this idea? What do you see in the work that supports your idea/s?
  3. Check out the title of this work. Does knowing the title change your understanding of this work? How so?
  4. What interests you most about this work? Why do you think that interests you most?

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