American visual artist to host arts presentation

Update: February, 09/2017 - 09:40
American visual artist Joan Jonas and multimedia artist Phan Thảo Nguyên of HCM City will hold an arts presentation at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre. Photo from the Centre’s Facebo
Viet Nam News

Joan Jonas, an American visual artist and pioneer of video and performance art, will host a presentation at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre on February 12.

Jonas, one of the most important female artists to emerge in the late 1960s and early 1970s, will share her experiences and views on society through contemporary art.

The presentation will also feature Phan Thảo Nguyên, a multimedia artist of HCM City, who uses painting, installation, video and performance to depict historical and contemporary concepts.

Nguyên, who has studied with Jonas in a 10-month arts course, will discuss her  interaction with the artist.

The free event will be presented in English with Vietnamese translation. Participants can register at

It will begin at 4pm at 15 Nguyễn Ư Dĩ Street in District 2. VNS