Exhibition on view until 14.12.2013
Location: San Art Laboratory
40/18 Phạm Viết Chánh, Bình Thạnh , HCMC, Vietnam
Nalini unpacked the term ‘Global Parasites’ with particular examples of her artworks, her research process and the documentary ‘The World according to Monsanto’. She then went with the participants to visit to Museum of Southern Women. By reviewing the visit to Museum of Southern Women, Nalini and the participants discussed about the role of women in Vietnamese society throughout the history, and in comparison to Indian society, focusing on...
Opening: 09.12.2013 @2pm
Linh Trung department,
D. Thu Duc, HCMc
In western art history, ‘symbolism’ is the study of symbols, or the details appearing on the artwork’s surface. This methodology is also called ‘iconography’ – meaning to describe the symbol and examine its related contexts. Such symbols are typically religious icons studied in the field of Iconography. While Art History is a young science compared to other social and humanity sciences such as philosophy, history, geography or literature, its sub-study Iconology is even newer. It was...
Location: Sàn Art Lab
40/18 Pham Viet Chanh,
District Binh Thanh, HCMC
The participants were given the introduction of ‘6-thinking-hat’ methodology of Edward de Bono, which describes a tool for group discussion and individual thinking involving six colored hats: Information (White), Emotions (Red), Discernment (Black), Optimistic response (Yellow), Creativity (Green) and The sixth meta thinking (Blue). Using this method, each group discussed and debated one cultural – political – social issue in Vietnam, under analysis of these 6 colored perspectives, in order to find solutions, which could...
Exhibition on view until 26.05.2013
Location: Sàn Art
3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh
This is a workshop given by Indonesian artist Jompet Kuswidananto, a visual artist whose interest in theatre and music has contributed to an artistic practice largely inspired by the re-discovery of cultural historical texts. In much of his work, the idea of a ghost as a forgotten memory or haunting social presence has given birth to kinetic installations where symbols such as military costume come alive with sound and light.
Do you need money to make your art? Do you and your friends have an art exhibition that you would like to propose but don’t have the funds? Do you need to travel in order to realize an art project?
Artists all over the world face issues of funding for their projects and were it not for specific art foundations, many art projects would never be realized. Within Asia, there is a small, but growing network of art foundations that offer grants to artists. These grants operate on differing agendas...