San Art Online Auction 4-18 December 2014 on paddle8.com

VIEW AUCTION AND PLACE YOUR BID HERE! paddle8.com/auction/sanart ‘Thresholds of Motion’, an ‘exhibition-as-online auction’ with paddle8.com is a Sàn Art fundraising initiative. The success of this auction is crucial to the future sustainability of San Art in Vietnam – a not for profit, independent contemporary art organization whose activities are in serious financial jeopardy. We need your support! ‘Thresholds of Motion’ presents a unique collection of contemporary art composed of photography, printmaking, drawing, oil and silk painting, ceramic, assemblage and sculpture and is but a fraction of the talent that...

Summer Galleria

The monsoonal season may be shedding its skin of water every afternoon here in Saigon but that doesn’t mean we can’t look to another idea of time in the world and consider its also ‘Summer’ to some. This galleria showcase focuses on ideas of heat, light and transformation and includes the ‘Lotusland’ of celebrated artist and San Art co-founder, Dinh Q Le with his tiny figurine shrine to the victims of Agent Orange. The symbolic presence of the lotus as a sign of re-birth is echoed in the work of...

Tran Xuan Anh

Tran Xuan Anh (b. 1987) graduated from LASALLE College of the Art in Singapore, currently living and working in Ho Chi Minh City. She has been investigating the idea of art making through the process of exploring materials with the concern for space and constantly re-questioning the relationship of the artistic activity to the audience or the society....

Sàn Art Laboratory – Session 2: Open studio 2

Artist studios of 3 artist-in-residence Trần Xuân Anh, Nguyễn Hữu Trâm Kha and Ngô Đình Bảo Châu, and New Yorker writer – artist Christopher Myers are opened to public audiences. This is the last Open Studio before the artists exhibit the final show as result of their 6-month residency at San Art Laboratory. So you will have a chance to see the process experimenting ideas into physical artworks. Bảo Châu examines the contrasts among forms, materials and sculptural practices. Xuân Anh confronts Vietnamese norms of art and craft, while Trầm...

Sàn Art Laboratory – Session 2: Artist’s talk

In this event, Nguyen Huu Tram Kha, Ngo Dinh Bao Chau and Tran Xuan Anh will share ideas, revelations, challenges and dilemma’s discovered over the course of the last 6 months as residents of ‘San Art Laboratory’. They will focus discussion on research and ideas concerning their artworks currently on display at San Art. Bao Chau will share her fascination for the science of light; Tram Kha will share her desire to empower women through their biological make-up; while Xuan Anh will explain her own questioning of what it means...