Exhibition on view until 12.07.2016
Location: Sàn Art
48/7 Me Linh street, Ward 19, Binh Thanh district, Hochiminh city
“A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.”
– Paul Valéry, French symbolist poet –
When is an artwork ‘finished’?
Since the medieval Renaissance, artists have struggled with the dichotomous tension between their desires...
San Art Laboratory session 8 would like to invite everyone to the talk show with Questal Tay (Singapore), Nguyễn Quốc Dũng (Vietnam) and Dara Kong (Cambodia), the three artists of Session 8 – the last session of residency program of Sàn Art Laboratory. Let’s explore their journey in the last 5 months to overcome or twist the social expectations: by peering through the wounds of a piece of fabric, gazing into the eyes of a discriminated painted subject, or following the maps of an alienated stranger. Let’s discuss their artistic...
‘San Art Laboratory’ and the Artist Talk by Lena Bui had regrettably been canceled. This is due to license restrictions. San Art apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Starts at 6PM with a talk by Lêna Bùi about her 2015 project in Nepal, where she worked with women living in the historical area of Patan in Kathmandu as well as researchers from the Oxford Clinical Research Unit Nepal who studies waterborne disease in the area. Lêna will share her experiences of creating a safe storytelling space by...
Nguyen Quoc Dung (b.1983, Dak Lak, Vietnam) lives and works in Ho Chi Minh city. Dung has a Bachelor in Graphic Design from Ton Đuc Thang University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University.
Dung is currently investigating the lives of migrant workers and other peripheral communities in Ho Chi Minh city. His conversations with them are palettes from which he paints how rapid urbanisation and global integration result in the population’s indifference or disregard of these communities.
Quoc Dung’s exhibitons: Session VI...