Art Talks of OutsidersFactory about the Muong AIR
Sun 19 Jan 2013, 10 am
Muong Studio presents a very special talk with artists of the group Outsiders Factory from Taiwan on the occasion of their residence program at Muong Studio this month.
The talk will start by a presentation of Yipei LEE – Curator of group Outsiders Factory – about the landscape of Contemporary Arts in Taiwan, experiences and effects of art exchange activities with Vietnam in current time. After that, members of group will share their idea of work that they do for this residence program, thinkings and feelings after two week staying and working at Muong Studio. Talk will be run by curator Nguyen Anh Tuan.
Artists of Outsiders Factory participate into Residence program at Muong Studio:
Lee Yipei, Curator
Sun Yi-cheng (female), assistant
Chang En-Man (female), artist
Huang Pochih (male), artist
Lin Chenwei (male), artist
Lu Yenchung (male), artist
Information for the Taiwanese group’s activities in Muong Studio can be found here.
This talk is brought to you by Muong Studio, Hanoi DOCLAB and Hanoi Grapevine.
Brief introduction of Outsiders Factory group and Muong Studio’s Residence program:
Outsiders Factory is an art group set up in Taipei, Taiwan. They are different from ordinary art groups, which were mainly formed by artists. Outsiders Factory was constituted by young curators, art critics and professional workers who have art management background (art management of visual art or performance art). Outsiders Factory mainly works on exhibitions, performances and projects curation, sometimes also run some forums, lectures and other activities. Their destinations are assisting Taiwanese artists to participate the international platform, introducing Non-Western international contemporary art to Taiwan’s art circle, changing the possibilities of art curation and having a role in Asian contemporary art network.
The Residence program of Muong Studio creates opportunity for artist and researcher to come, stay and work from 10 days to 3 months at Muong Studio – an art space in mountainous area, surrounding by natural landscape and closing to Muong’s community – one of oldest tribes in Vietnam. Outsiders Factory is the first international group joining into this program.
Language: The talk will be conducted in English with Vietnamese translation.