My name is Bie. I’m a photographer/ graphic designer.
I’ve been living within the sun kissed, palm tree cityscape of Los Angeles for over a decade now.
I was born in Midwest America to refugee parents who escaped to the US during the Vietnam War.
You’re probably wondering what “NPIB” stands for. It’s my name spelt in Hmong- which is my ethnicity.
Npib is pronounced “bee”, meaning coin or penny.
When I’m not taking photos or designing- I write.
In the past it’s been hard finding my own voice as a second generation Asian American and I found art and writing to be very therapeutic.
My stories and photos are about the culture I was born into, what the current society presents to me, and how both aspects intertwined into one.
I seek and document the quality of life, the people who came into this world with me, and others that I have, and yet to meet.
Welcome to my site and thanks for stumbling upon it.
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