Bye . Bay . Buy

A. Farm is pleased to invite you to Bye . Bay . Buy, a sparkly end-of-year celebration marking the end of our very first residency experiments. Season 0 artists Maung Day, Trâm Lương, Nguyễn Kim Duy, Phương Giò, Ed Smyth, Lại Diệu Hà, Luca Lum, Latthapon Korkiatarkul and OLDKID will present the works they have developed over the course of this inaugural residency period. French photographer Maxime Brygo will also introduce the photographic prints produced during his residency at Villa Saigon (Institut Français). In the gallery room A. Farm will...

IN PROGRESS

A. Farm would like to invite you to IN PROGRESS, an open-studio event celebrating the launch of our new residency programme. This is the occasion for A. Farm to formally introduce its resident artists Trâm Lương, Nguyễn Kim Duy, OLDKID, Ed Smyth, Nguyễn Đức Phương and Paul Weiner to the public. Artist studios will be open to the public for one day only, where audiences are invited to see the residents’ work-in-progress, engaging with the development of the artist’s space rather than its final product. Meanwhile, the rest of the...
This is a very special exhibition of San Art, not only to celebrate San Art Laboratory’s 3rd anniversary, but also to launch a fundraising month for this artist residency program on Kickstarter! Do you know that this campaign is selected to be non-profit art fundraising by the prestigious art fair Art Basel? Read more about our big campaign on Art Basel’s curated page for Kickstarter at http://kck.st/1Tpxi6t San Art Laboratory’s program, a 6-month residency program for artists from Vietnam and Southeast Asia, now starts its 7th session. Each session includes...

Lab 4: Artist talk

Le Phi Long, Lai Thi Dieu Ha and Nguyen Van Du are three artists from three very different backgrounds and perspectives when it comes to art-making. Come and hear the trials and tribulations of experimentation with material and the complexities of working with others in their desire to explore ideas behind ‘Mind, Flesh, Matter’!...

Mind, Flesh, Matter

The relationship between mind, body and the physical environment has been a constant topic inside the studios of Le Phi Long, Lai Thi Dieu Ha and Nguyen Van Du in Session 4 of ‘San Art Laboratory’. The contemplation of this fragile relationship was evident in the photographic snapshots taken by Nguyen Van Du in his regular visits to an abattoir on the outskirts of Saigon. Above his oil-paint spattered studio floor, these pinned images of animal flesh being violently torn apart are amongst color photocopies of painted similar scenes of...