A Fundraising Show by Sàn Art
Opening: 17.12.2019 @6:00pm
Duration: 17.12.2019 — 22.01.2020
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)
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“Opaque Signs” is a celebration of works graciously donated by Sàn Art’s artist-friends on the occasion of the organization’s twelfth year running. Though diverse in terms of forms, concepts and references, these gifts share a material element of luminosity. As store signs...
Exhibition on view until 27.04.2014
Location: Carré d’Art
Carré d’Art – musée d’art
contemporain de Nîmes
16 Place de la Maison Carrée
30000 Nîmes, France
‘Disrupted Choreographies’ weaves eight contemporary voices from Vietnam who propose alternate narratives between colonial histories, collective behavior, systems of class and the crumbling of ideological thought. This exhibition challenges the relationship between Vietnam and the ‘global’ stage, illustrating an artistic community critical of the historical consciousness that often stands in for its name (ie. the guilt of war; the tourist getaway; the...
Dinh Q. Lê (b. 1968, Ha Tien, Vietnam) studied Studio Art at UC Santa Barbara, followed by Photography and Related Media at The School of Visual Arts in New York City before returning to Vietnam in the 1990’s. His artistic practice consistently challenges how our memories are recalled with context in contemporary life and affirm a commitment to the artistic process as a means of excavating history. Besides being an artist, Lê also co-founded Vietnam Art Foundation (VNFA) based in Los Angeles, an organization that supports Vietnamese artists and promotes...
Today, international curators, writers and collectors are looking towards South East Asia with immense interest. In Vietnam, is our artistic community prepared for this attention? Do we want it? What do we need to be aware of, what do we need to prepare and why? ‘San Art Laboratory Intensive’ is a series of conversations that will attempt to answer these questions, kick-started by particular speakers, but ultimately will be considered successful if our audience is willing with questions and comments! – – – – – ‘Why does it matter that...