The Factory Arts Centre hosts workshop on lacquer

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre will organise a workshop exploring “Vietnamese Lacquer Painting’s Experimental History” on July 13.

Lacquer exhibition held in Hanoi
Lacquer paintings are a Vietnamese trademark

The Factory Arts Centre hosts workshop on lacquer
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre will hold a workshop on “Vietnamese Lacquer Painting’s Experimental History” on July 13. Photo from the organiser’s Facebook page

The main speaker, Phoebe Scott, a curator at the National Gallery Singapore, will speak about the history of lacquer paintings and how the art influences today's society.

She will also talk about Giao Diện (Interface), an exhibition with two large lacquer paintings by Vietnamese-American artist Oanh Phi Phi now showing at the centre until July 21.

 

Phi has more than 15 years of experience working with lacquer. Her contemporary style combines light and movement.

Scott completed her PhD at the University of Sydney on the subject of modern Vietnamese art. She has curated several exhibitions, including an exhibition on Nguyen Gia Tri, a pioneer in the art of lacquer painting in Vietnam, in 2017

The event will take place from 4pm to 6pm at the centre at15 Nguyen U Di Street in District 2. Tickets at VND100,000 and VND40,000 for students can be bought at https://factoryartscentre.com/event/mot-lich-su-the-nghiem-ve-hoi-hoa-son-mai.

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