Concept Context Contestation Hanoi: art and the collective in Southeast Asia

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The Bangkok Art and Culture Center shows contemporary art from Southeast Asia at the Goethe-Institut.


18. – 30.06.2015 Every day from 9 am – 7 pm

Goethe- Institut Hanoi

+84 4 37342251 – 14

With the exhibition Concept Context Contestation the Goethe -Institut in collaboration with the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) is presenting contemporary art from Southeast Asia. Initiated by three curators from Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand , the exhibition was shown at BACC in Bangkok last year.

On invitation of the Goethe-Institut, a small selection of works is now to be seen as a traveling project in Hanoi from 18 – 30 June 2015 .

Concept Context Contestation shows the work of 14 Southeast Asian artists, among them five artists from Vietnam. The exhibited artworks – performances, interactive installations, painting and photography up to sound installations – are showing the complex artistic development of the region of the last four decades, focusing on the connection between conceptual tactics and social ideologies.


Arahmaiani, Indonesien

Aung Myint , Myanmar

Bui Cong Khanh , Vietnam

Chalood Nimsamer , Thailand

Eko Nugroho und Daging Tumbuh , Indonesien

FX Harsono , Indonesien

Nge Lay , Myanmar

Nguyen Van Cuong , Vietnam

Tay Wei Leng , Singapur

Phan Thao Nguyen , Vietnam

Tung Mai , Vietnam

Vandy Rattana , Kambodscha

Vasan Sitthiket , Thailand

Vu Dan Tan , Vietnam


Iola Lenzi (Singapore)

Agung Hujatnikajennong (Indonesia)

Vipash Purichanont (Thailand)

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