San Art would like to extend our warmest welcome to artist Ze Wei, our 2nd exchange artist from Bamboo Curtain Studio in Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City. Wei has continued the tradition of residency exchange between the two art spaces, and we are delighted that she will be here for a two-month residency from August to October.
Wei is an artist with a keen perception of global issues and always tries to integrate them into her artworks. Using visual images as a tool, she analyzes the reciprocal effects between...
Due to the increase in government scrutiny of San Art's programs – 3 exhibitions not able to receive license and an artist talk given warning by the Cultural Police not to be hosted due to foreign attendance - the residency program ‘San Art Laboratory’ cannot continue under these difficult conditions at this time.
Titled ‘Seismograph: Sensing the City—Art In the Urban Age’, the Southeast Asia forum 2016 “… will explore the role of artists as seismographs of society’s pulses….” by featuring artists “… who delve into issues and sentiments relating to extremely rapid urbanisation and to the evolution of contemporary society in their own countries.”
San Art congratulates UuDam Tran Nguyen for his participation in the 8th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia – opening 21 November 2015! See more at: https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/apt8/artists/uudam-tran-nguyen
Despite the rainy season, our artist friend Bùi Công Khánh, with enthusiastic help from younger artists Nguyễn Văn Đủ and Nam Đy, has completed the new mural painting in Sàn Art's backyard. Come to visit us and enjoy the greenish garden with beautiful outdoor artworks!