Artist Dacchi Dang uses the collections of Australian War Memorial in Canberra to create new work

By Sally Pryor
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:39pm, first published January 13 2017 - 6:34pm

Dacchi Dang was just 16 when he left his hometown of Saigon, folding himself into an 11-metre fishing boat and set sail for Malaysia in 1982.

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