Exhibition on view until 30.10.2014
Location: Sàn Art
3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh District
Take a walk down a lane of history and visit the fictional school of Alexandre d’Rhodes, the French Jesuit missionary who created today’s written script in Vietnam. See the students whose eyesight is tested with blindfold and the art of play. This is Phan Thao Nguyen’s world of creating history through fragments with a mastery of both fact and fiction in careful gestures of oil on photographic film. Similarly adept in the art...
Le Phi Long, Lai Thi Dieu Ha and Nguyen Van Du are three artists from three very different backgrounds and perspectives when it comes to art-making. Come and hear the trials and tribulations of experimentation with material and the complexities of working with others in their desire to explore ideas behind ‘Mind, Flesh, Matter’!...
Opening: 13.05.2014 @6pm
Exhibition on view until 31.07.2014
Location: Sàn Art
3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh
The relationship between mind, body and the physical environment has been a constant topic inside the studios of Le Phi Long, Lai Thi Dieu Ha and Nguyen Van Du in Session 4 of ‘San Art Laboratory’.
The contemplation of this fragile relationship was evident in the photographic snapshots taken by Nguyen Van Du in his regular visits to an abattoir on the outskirts of Saigon. Above his oil-paint spattered studio floor, these pinned...
Born in 1986, Du started painting since he was 3. With a bachelor degree in Oil Painting from Fine Arts University of HCMC, he is a painter who ceaselessly learns and experiments new media to create more profound content for his paintings. He always proves himself to be serious and responsible in focusing on his artworks. Du especially cares and have vivid ideas about history, politics, social problems and all that form Vietnamese society. Art is his attitude about society: criticizing and satirical.
Most of his works are oil paintings...
Sàn Art gives warm welcome to the artists-in-residence of the 4th session of ‘Sàn Art Laboratory’: Le Phi Long (Hue-HCMC), Lai Dieu Ha (Ha Noi) and Nguyen Van Du (Ho Chi Minh City) who began their 6 month residency on the 6th December, 2013.
After initial research and experiment, the artists are ready to reveal their first explorations to public in an OPEN STUDIO on January 25th, 5.30pm at Sàn Art Laboratory, 40/18 Pham Viet Chanh, Binh Thanh District.
Come visit Phi Long who will share Ho Chi Minh City’s...