This week saw two important performance art related events in Ho Chi Minh City. As the notion of contemporary art in Vietnam expands into installation, new media and performance, venues are slowly emerging to accomodate the growing interest.
Saigon Biennale Co.
As a part of its new programming, the Saigon Biennale Co this week hosted two events with Trefethen Professor of Art History at Mills College Moira Roth. Earlier this week Professor Roth presented an overview of American Performance Art which was later followed up with a performance art workshop. Both events attracted a large and varied audience from artists, poets, modern dancers and journalists. At the workshop, ProjectOne (performance art group), Le Vu Long (choreographer)and Open Mouth (spoken word) shared their recent work.
Blue Space Gallery
At the Blue Space Gallery, Bangkok-based performance Artist Chumpon Apisuk shared his vision of international and Asian performance art with a group of artists. As founder and organizer of the annual Asiatopia performance art festival, Chumpon has connected performance artists throughout the Asia Pacific region.
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