Opening: Fri 26 Oct, 7 pm
Exhibition: 26 – 28 Oct 2012
From the organizer:
You are invited to the opening of exhibition which is the achievement of contemporary art project with emerging Japanese and Vietnamese artists “TOKYO X HANOI X ART”. This project is created by two artists (Min-hyung Kang, Dan Tran) in Hanoi to offer young artists and future artists a chance to encounter a new perspective in art practices and experiments, especially where the political ideology and economic situations are extremely the opposite.
Artists in the project:
(JAPAN) Araki Yu, Mochizuki Toshitaka, Mikami Ryo, Nakamoto Hirofumi, Hotta Kazuma, Hosokawa Hiroshi
(VIETNAM) Trần Dân, Trần Lâm Bình, Phi Long, Chu Việt Cường, Nguyễn Đức Phương
The project invites Japanese artists, graduates and students of new media art department of Tokyo University of the Arts, the most prestige art school in Japan, and contemporary Vietnamese artists in Hanoi.
For two weeks, Japanese artists and Vietnamese artists have collaborative workshops and discussion sessions together, and also encounter Hanoi’s contemporary art scenes such as meeting Vietnamese artists, contemporary lacquer painters, DocLab, and Black Project. This exhibition at the end of the project at la 4uatrieme and ete bar shows the achievement of those 2 weeks, individual and collaborative art works inspired by each other.
This art collaborative project is to give both Vietnamese and Japanese young artists and students an opportunity to look around their surroundings once again and revisit their art practices of past and current, and further enhance to explore by collaborating with artists from different cultures and backgrounds in an entirely contrary environment.
4th floor, 95, Giang Văn Minh, Ba Đình, Hà Nội