Bao Vuong is a visual artist born in Vinh Long, Southern Vietnam, in the late 1970s. Like thousands of other boat-people, Bao – just a year old – and his family fled by sea. After eleven months of drifting and refugee camps, they eventually found asylum in France. Bao grew up in the South of France, where he also studied art. His artistic training obtained him two official diplomas: the DNAP, the national diploma of visual arts, and DNSEP, the Superior national diploma of visual expression. Separated from his birth...
Summer pop-up: Remnants
Duration: 15.07.2022 — 17.09.2022
Location: Sàn Art
Unit B6.17 & B6.16
132 Bến Vân Đồn, Ward 6, District 4,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(enter from Nguyen Huu Hao side)
More information on the exhibition here
Bringing together Quynh Dong, Bao Vuong, Nguyen Phuong Kieu Anh, and Phan Anh, ‘Remnants’ looks at the intersecting points of portraiture and memory. It explores what contemporary portraiture might look like in the 21st Century, and how this pictorial category has shifted away from simple mimesis into...