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Art talk and film show held

Update: April, 08/2013 - 12:07

HA NOI (VNS)– A talk show and film screening will be held tonight introducing Canadian-French artist Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen.

Born and raised in Montreal but of Vietnamese origin, Nguyen is a research-based artist currently based in New York and Stockholm.

Recently completing the Whitney Museum of American Art's Independent Study Programme, her work has been exhibited internationally at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia; the Galerie Im Regierungsviertel in Berlin (2010); and Gasworks in London.

The artist will present a talk on her artwork and the screening of her film 1967: A People Kind of Place, produced in 2012, will follow. The film details the decision to build the world's first UFO Landing Pad in 1967 of the Canadian Centennial Committee in celebration of the 100th birthday.

The event is being co-hosted by the Goethe Institute's Ha Noi Documentary Laboratory and Manzi Art Space at 14 Phan Huy Ich Street. The event will begin at 6.30pm tonight – VNS


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