Meet John de Jong & his cultural identity crisis

Twitter interview with John de Jong

John de Jong (@johndejong) is a filmmaker and Vietnam War scholar. But what really intrigued me is a statement he once said “I struggled with my identity as Asian Australian.  Which is probably the main reason why I have approached John for an interview and it ended up being an impromptu twitter chat.

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Seen his video yet? Watch it here 

There’s more to John that catches the eye. He is also interested in riding around Australia with his motorbike, but I think I leave that story for another time.

Till than, if you like to find more about him, have a chat to him on twitter or check out his website.

-suzanne nguyen
Dec 2013

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