San Art Laboratory Session 8

Opening: 12.2015 Exhibition on view until 12.07.2016 Location: Sàn Art 48/7 Me Linh street, Ward 19, Binh Thanh district, Hochiminh city   Non-finito “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...

Artist Talk: San Art Laboratory Session 8

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...

Lab 8 open studio & artist talk by Lêna Bùi

‘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...

Questal Tay

Questal Tay (b.1988, Singapore) live and works in Singapore. Questal has earned a Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing) Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and a Diploma in Fine Arts Lasalle College of the Arts before graduating with Bachelor in Fine Arts with Honors Lasalle College of the Arts 2012 Questal work with colors and various materials to create patterns and textures to bring out contradictory feelings, and she uses repetitive methods of construction as a means to encourage herself out of a certain state of mind. Questal works stem from the inner...