Book Exhibition “Vietnam Eye: Contemporary Vietnamese Art”

Book Exhibition “Vietnam Eye: Contemporary Vietnamese Art”

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Main Exhibition: 14 Nov 2016 – 13 Jan 2017, 9 am – 9 pm
Casa Italia

AIA Vietnam Eye First Satellite Exhibition: 19 Nov – 11 Dec 2016, 9 am – 9 pm
nest by AIA

AIA Vietnam Eye First Educational Workshop: Sat 19 Nov 2016, 2 pm
nest by AIA
191 Ba Trieu Hanoi

From the organizer:

“Vietnam Eye: Contemporary Vietnamese Art” is a publication featuring 56 Vietnamese emerging contemporary artists, 19 out of whom will have artworks presented in the exhibition at Casa Italia, Hanoi.

The book and the exhibition offer an overview of one of the newest and most exciting scenes in the global art world. Vietnam has developed rapidly in the last ten years with a new generation of contemporary artists who balance cultural and social issues with a contemporary outlook. This is a generation of artists who are aware of both the history of Vietnamese art as well international art world.

The exhibition is curated by Serenella Ciclitira (Founder of Parallel Contemporary Art), Nigel Hurst (CEO of Saatchi Gallery), Niru Ratnam (Director of START) and Tran Luong (artist). It features work by both established and emerging Vietnamese contemporary artists. The book is edited by Serenella Ciclitira and published by SKIRA. Alongside detailed information on each artists, it includes contextualizing essays on Vietnamese contemporary art, offering an in-depth look at country’s artists.

Alongside the main exhibition there will be a series of satellite exhibitions, which will take place at nest by AIA in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The satellite exhibitions will combine artist presentations and educational workshops for children and families. The first satellite event launches on 19 November in Hanoi, featuring artist Ha Tri Hieu.

Exhibiting artists in AIA Vietnam Eye:

Duy Phuong, Ha Manh Thang, Hoang Duong Cam, Lai Thi Dieu Ha, Le Brothers, Le Phi Long, Le Quy Tong, Le Thuy, Ly Hoang Ly, Nguyen Huy An, Nguyen Manh Hung, Nguyen The Hung, Nguyen The Son, Nguyen Tri Manh, Nguyen Van Du, Pham Tran Viet Nam, Trong Gia Nguyen, Uu Dam Tran Nguyen, Vu Duc Trung.

Free entrance.

Casa Italia
18 Le Phung Hieu, Hanoi
Opening hours: 9 am – 9 pm all days 
Phone (via Uni – Italia): 043 824 0579

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