Sun 30 Dec 2012, 6 pm
Manzi Art Space
Come to attend a talk by Prof. Nora A. Taylor: Artists in Hanoi from 1992-2012: A view onto Vietnamese Art History from the Perspective of an Outsider”. Nora A. Taylor is a Chicago-based art historian of modern and contemporary Vietnamese art and professor of Southeast Asian Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
She has taugh at the Arizona State University, University of California, Los Angeles and the National University of Singapore. Having lived and researched in Vietnam for 20 years, she speaks fluent Vietnamese and writes intesively on both modern and contemporary Vietnamese art. She is the author of Painters in Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art and editor of Studies in Southeast Asian Art: Essays in Honor of Stanley O’Connor, as well as numerous articles and essays. She has curated various exhibitions including Changing Identity: Recent Work by Women Artists from Vietnam (traveling 2007-2009) and Blue Memory: Tran Trong Vu (2004, ASU Art Museum).
“On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of my first visit to Vietnam in 1992, this talk will speak about the experiences of an international art historian conducting research in Hanoi for 20 years. I will mostly speak about my itinerary, how I developed my ideas about Vietnamese art and how my ideas have changed since the 1990s.”
Please register with us at [email protected] before 3pm Sat December 29th if you would like to participate.
Manzi Art Space
14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi