Friday, October 11, 2013

Event: imag(in)e sea #003, talk by Nguyễn Thế Sơn, "The Vietnamese Cityscape in a State of Flux"

Select Books is pleased to invite you to imag(in)e sea #003, a talk by Nguyễn Thế Sơn, titled The Vietnamese Cityscape in a State of Flux, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7:30pm.

The Vietnamese Cityscape in a State of Flux
A Talk by Nguyễn Thế Sơn (Hanoi)
For the last ten years, Nguyễn Thế Sơn has been observing the changes of the Vietnamese cityscape, trying to understand the stories behind the process of erasure. In this presentation, Nguyễn will talk about his artistic practice, which encompasses silk painting, photography, photo relief and photo installation.

About Nguyễn Thế Sơn
Nguyễn Thế Sơn (b. 1978) is a Master’s degree graduate from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China.  Since 2012, he has been working as a lecturer at the Vietnam Fine Arts University.

Selected solo and group exhibitions: "From Pho Phai to Nha Mat Pho", Eight Gallery (Ho Chi Minh City), 2013; "Nha Tay", Manzi Art Space (Hanoi), 2013; "Houses Facing the Street", Cactus Contemporary Art Gallery (Ho Chi Minh City) and Goethe Institut (Hanoi), 2012; "Vietnam Now", The Rotunda (Hong Kong), 2012; "The Group", L’Espace (Hanoi), 2008; "Vina Tree", Hanoi Fine Arts University, 2007; "Headwash", Ryllega Gallery (Hanoi), 2005.

About imag(in) sea
imag(in)e sea is a series of talks featuring talented individuals who work with photography in Southeast Asia. It takes place whenever/wherever the opportunity arises, providing a space for different photo-based practices to meet/collide. Occasionally, it aims to highlight the work of notable individuals beyond the region. It is supported by Select Books and Invisible Photographer Asia.

imag(in)e sea is initiated and moderated by Zhuang Wubin, a photographer and curator based in Singapore. 


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