Nostalgia from nature

This exhibition by Le Giang is on view at 98B space, Manila, the Philippines, as part of Prod/Ponder program in Conscious Realities. Le Giang’s current practice is based on the humankind’s non-existence and nature’s adaptation based on this absence as depicted in Alan Weisman’s book The World Without Us. Fascinated by the idea of a Utopia without the human race, her works probe on nature’s possible modes of adjustment if humanity is suddenly taken out of the picture; what legacy would man leave behind and what species would advance. For...

Le Giang

Lê Giang (b. 1988, Hanoi) earns a BA in Art Education from Vietnam Fine Art University and an MA in Fine Art at University of the Arts London. Le Giang’s point of departure is the question of the role of human in nature and social structure. Intrigued by an Utopia that have none of human, her practice attempts to research and depict how nature would react to the disappearance of human when it happens, what legacy human would have left behind, and what life form would then take place. Giang...