This will be Bui Cong Khanh's largest installation to date, showcasing his newest work two years in the making. Khanh has been working with traditional wood-carvers in Hoi An to produce beautiful jackfruit wood sculptures and installations, utilizing centuries old techniques.
Working with a team of senior expert wood carvers and carpenters from Hoi An over a two year period, 'Dislocate' embraces a complex interwoven set of narratives that pivots around this ancient city on the central coast of Vietnam - a city at the heart of Bui Cong Khanh’s practice and family history.
'Dislocate' embodies both traditional symbols in antiquity, allegorical figures, and objects to to life referencing a myriad of social and cultural histories concerning Vietnam in style and subject
This exhibition forms part of a larger artistic endeavor called 'Conscious Realities', initiated and organized by San Art in partnership with the Prince Claus Fund.
Opening date: Thursday, 23rd June 2016 | from 10AM to 7PM
Exhibition date: from 23 June to 23 August | from 10AM to 7PM (Tue-Sun)
@ The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, D2, HCMC