Opening: Sat 13 Apr 2019, 6.30 pm
Exhibition: 13 Apr – 13 May 2019
Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort
326 Ly Thuong Kiet, Tan An Ward, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province
From the organizers:
You are invited to the solo exhibition of artist Thu Tran.
With the participation of:
– Contemporary artist/Fashion designer Hong Pham
– Event Facilitator: Writer/Journalist Nguyen Quynh Trang
– Guest of Honour: Singer My Linh
“A Thousand Threads” is an contemporary art exhibition taking place for the first time in Hoi An, opening a series of art & culture activities in celebration of the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town as World Cultural Heritage.
– New approach to garment art installation and traditional dyeing technique, water colour & acrylics
– Abstract art on garment
– Ao dai & scarfs fashion show
Number of artworks: 40 paintings, 03 installations and 60 outfits.
6.30 pm – Reception & Cocktails
8 pm – Opening Ceremony
8.15 pm – Fashion Show
After that, the installations will be retained at Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort within a month for visitors to have the opportunity to come and see.
The exhibition “A Thousand Threads” tells the viewers every value through abstract visual language with 3 parts: the installations; the paintings and especially, the fashion was created in collaboration with designer Pham Hong, who is also a contemporary artist with many works of high cultural values, as well as about Vietnamese women. The combination of BigThu and fashion designer Pham Hong has been going on for many years, with liberal, modern and very feminine collections in style of combining industrial and natural colors on Van Phuc silk, Nam Cao Thai – Binh linen and Nam Dinh crash cotton in the exhibition completely created by artist Tran Thi Thu.
On the canvas of natural fabrics such as raw silk, linen and silk, the artist use watercolors and acrylic to go softly and vigorously to create a sense of illusion in space, when close, when far away like the web of silk threads connecting people.
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Translated by Hanoi Grapevine