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.
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!
Encounter speaker Marco Kusumawijaya has generously shared part of his honorarium to reward community artistic projects by several artists, activist and architects in Saigon. Each group received a small fund to initiate their new or existing community project to improve the people’s life through artistic/ cultural activities. These projects were chosen by Marco, from his Encounter workshop at San Art in June 2015. We would like to introduce the first two currently running projects, one by activist Nhung Đinh and the other by a group of architecture students from different universities...
Dates of Fair for San Art:
2 – 5 October, 2015
Zone D, Taipei Expo Park, Expo Dome
No. 1, Yumen St., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 104, Taiwan
18:00 – 20:00, 2 October 2015
11:00 – 19:30, 2 – 9 October 2015
Association of the Visual Arts in Taiwan (AVAT)
Organized by the prestigious Association of the Visual Arts in Taiwan (AVAT), Taiwan Artist Fair has been a dynamic platform for artistic promotion and exchanges in Taiwan over the past decade. This year,...