Vietnamese refugee (Pham The Trung) turns flight into art in Canada – By: Leyland Cecco and Annie Sakkab in Ontario, Canada   

(Source: UNHCR – The UN Refugee Agency

Living in a Thai refugee camp in 1980, Trung found solace in the pages of his sketchbook. Today, in Canada, his work records that flight from danger.

In Trung Pham’s basement, shafts of afternoon sunlight shine on the newspaper clippings and photographs that chronicle his rise as an artist.