The Lost Tapes: Artistic Approaches to Microhistories

The Lost Tapes: Artistic Approaches to Microhistories – Workshop Time: Sun, Oct 23 @10AM-2PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Called the “science of real life” by historians Carlo Ginzburg and Carlo Poni, “𝗺𝗶𝗰𝗿𝗼𝗵𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆” describes an approach to 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 that employs what we could think of as a 𝗺𝗶𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘀𝗰𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗰 𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘀, focusing on seemingly irrelevant details, habits and routines, and underlying mentalities. Such studies can serve as “histories from below,” 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘃𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻...

Glad We Made It On Time

Glad We Made it On Time – Screening Programme Time: Fri, 28 Oct @3-5PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Language: English & Vietnamese Sàn Art was honoured to introduce Glad We Made It On Time, a collaborated response from Naz Cuguoglu and Vicky Do to After Hope*, an effort to explore the role of hope in contemporary art and activism. The event took place on October 28, 2022, and featured a selection of...

Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report Reading Group

Reading Group with Anna Pilawska-Sita & Michał Sita Time: Sat, Oct 15 @3-5PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam We gathered together at Sàn Art to join the “Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report” reading group with a lovely presentation from our collaborators Anna and Michał. Throughout the discussion, we exchanged ideas on building historical narratives of monuments, personal experiences of the Củ Chi Tunnels, and thinking about these architectural sites as “living museums” where...

Sàn Art Studio #1 with Chi L.Nguyen

Sàn Art Studio is a six-week residency program, launched in April 2022, providing support and funds for practicing artists in a post-Covid landscape. Sàn Art Studio was made with support from British Council Vietnam through Cultural and Creative Hubs Vietnam (CHV), in collaboration with VICAS. Our first artist in residency is Chi L. Nguyen, an artist & designer from Hanoi, Vietnam. With a background in Visual Communication – Illustration, she explores her practice in both artistic projects and design in mixed media. During her stay at Sàn Art, Chi sets...

Art at The Park: Saigon Contemporary Art Fair

Art at the Park – Saigon Contemporary Art Fair Date & Time: Sat-Sun, 8-9 Jan 2022 Location: Park Hyatt Saigon 2 Lam Son Square, Ward Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam In the hopes of putting different forms of art into conversation with one another, and connecting local artists with art enthusiasts and professionals, Park Hyatt Saigon partnered with Sàn Art to host Art at the Park, an exclusive Saigon Contemporary Art Fair that brought together seven well-known galleries in Vietnam: Sàn Art, Galerie Quynh, MoT+++, Vin...