17 Oct Talk: Nguyễn Quốc Thành Artist/Curator Talk
Nguyễn Quốc Thành (Founding Director, QUEER FOREVER)
Monday, October 17, 2016/5:00 PM
6020 HSSB, McCune Conference Room
Nguyễn Quốc Thành holds a Master of Science from Warsaw University, Poland. Since 2007, he has co-organized the Five Flavor Film Festival in Warsaw. In Hà Nội, Nguyễn recently exhibited Soldiers’ Garden at the Japan Foundation. He is the founding director of QUEER FOREVER!, a queer arts festival. Nguyễn is also a co-founding member of Nhà Sàn Collective and Studio in Hà Nội that opened in 1998 and was a nexus for international art exchange including lectures and workshops as well as sound, video, installation and performance art exhibitions. It was the longest running non-profit experimental art space in Vietnam, which was closed by the government in 2011.
Sponsored by the Dept. of Art, the Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, and IHC’s New Sexualities Research Focus Group.