Years of birth : 1990
Field: Visual art
About artist: Phan Anh is a multimedia artist based in Ho Chi Minh City. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the Ho Chi Minh University of Fine Arts and his MFA from the Utrecht School of the Arts (the Netherlands). In his work, Phan Anh uses personal and collective memories as a tool to explore mankind’s physical and mental capacities in relation to faith through abstracted concepts. For Phan Anh, his artistic practice is always a sincere effort to particularize himself as an individual with a fixed role in the movement of social, psychological, and mental phenomenon. Phan Anh served as the curator for Zero Station and taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Saigon. He is currently working as a full-time artist and co-curator of the experimental project Đường Chạy (The Factory Contemporary Arts Center).
Remarkable activities/projects in 2019 : In 2019, Phan Anh participated in two highly regarded exhibitions, The Foliage 3 at VCCA and Singing to the Choir at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre.
Hanoi Grapevine’s Finest aims to become an annual honoring event, organized and selected by Hanoi Grapevine and the audience community. The event seeks to honor individuals, organizations, projects and activities whose work in the creative arts has had an impact on the community, in order to foster artistic development, promote media coverage and further the influence of arts and culture on the community in a broader and more meaningful manner.
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The voting period runs from February 07, 2020, to February 20, 2020.