Signs and signals from the periphery: Ho Chi Minh City / Medellin

‘Encuentro Internacional de Medellin: MDE11 – Teaching and learning: Places of Knowledge in Art. SIGNS AND SIGNALS FROM THE PERIPHERY: HO CHI MINH CITY / MEDELLIN

 Artist: Dinh Q. Lê

 Organized by: MDE11, in conjunction with Casa Tres Patios and San Art, Vietnam

Signs and Signals from the Periphery: Ho Chi Minh City / Medellin

A project initiated by Dinh Q Le in Ho Chi Minh City in 2010 and now in its second stage with three collaborators in Medellin: Camila Botero, Valentina Canseco and Daniel Felipe Escobar
Two cities, similar social realities, mirrored at certain physical junctures
Two cities healing from a history of political conflict and trauma
One uses restriction of knowledge as method of protection, while the other seeks to disseminate knowledge as a method of protection
A project in progress ……
Curated by Zoe Butt (Co-Director and Curator, San Art)