Don’t Call it Art!: Talk with Veronika Radulovic & Pamela N. Corey

Don’t Call it Art!: Talk with Veronika Radulovic & Pamela Nguyen Corey Time: Sat, 26 Nov @10AM-12PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Language: English & Vietnamese Sàn Art welcomed German artist Veronika Radulovic and scholar Pamela N. Corey, contributing authors of Don’t Call it Art!, for a discussion on the emergence of a contemporary arts scene in Vietnam; the role of friendship within documentation; and the makings of one of the most important...

The Lost Tapes: Artistic Approaches to Microhistories

The Lost Tapes: Artistic Approaches to Microhistories – Workshop Time: Sun, Oct 23 @10AM-2PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Called the “science of real life” by historians Carlo Ginzburg and Carlo Poni, “𝗺𝗶𝗰𝗿𝗼𝗵𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆” describes an approach to 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 that employs what we could think of as a 𝗺𝗶𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘀𝗰𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗰 𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘀, focusing on seemingly irrelevant details, habits and routines, and underlying mentalities. Such studies can serve as “histories from below,” 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘃𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗿𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻...

Don’t Call it Art!

From the archives of Veronika Radulovic: Nguyễn Minh Thành, Nguyễn Quang Huy, and Trương Tân Duration: 26.11.2022 — 11.02.2023 Opening hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-6pm Locations:  Sàn Art, Millennium Masteri, B6.17 & B6.16, 132 Ben Van Don, W.6, D.4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (enter via Nguyen Huu Hao) Mơ Art Space, Apricot Hotel, B3, 136, Hang Trong street, District Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam The exhibited archive revolves around the work of three artists: Trương Tân, Nguyễn Minh Thành and Nguyễn Quang Huy – all widely considered to be pioneers of contemporary...

Glad We Made It On Time

Glad We Made it On Time – Screening Programme Time: Fri, 28 Oct @3-5PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Language: English & Vietnamese Sàn Art was honoured to introduce Glad We Made It On Time, a collaborated response from Naz Cuguoglu and Vicky Do to After Hope*, an effort to explore the role of hope in contemporary art and activism. The event took place on October 28, 2022, and featured a selection of...

Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report Reading Group

Reading Group with Anna Pilawska-Sita & Michał Sita Time: Sat, Oct 15 @3-5PM Location: Sàn Art Millenium Masteri, Units B.16 & B.17 132 Ben Van Don, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam We gathered together at Sàn Art to join the “Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report” reading group with a lovely presentation from our collaborators Anna and Michał. Throughout the discussion, we exchanged ideas on building historical narratives of monuments, personal experiences of the Củ Chi Tunnels, and thinking about these architectural sites as “living museums” where...