Van Darkholme (born October 24, 1972) is a Vietnamese-American performance artist , director , as well as a photographer.

Darkholme is among the few Asian American men working in Western gay porn as a director and actor, and is of Vietnamese descent. [12] Darkholme's book of bondage photography, Male Bondage , was published by Bruno Gmünder in June 2006. Darkholme identifies as gay. [6]