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Artist Talk: Nguyen Trinh Thi

MAM Collection 018: Nguyen Trinh Thi Related Program
Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available

MAM Collection 018 will introduce Nguyen Trinh Thi’s new work 47 Days, Soundless (2024). This work is the 2021 award-winning work of the Han Nefkens Foundation’s Moving Image Commission(*) and will be showcased as part of the collections of each of the three participating museums. In this program, the artist herself will talk about the work, while we will also invite both Han Nefkens, founder of the Han Nefkens Foundation, and Miyatsu Daisuke, a collector and expert on Asian video works, to discuss the possibilities of video work with the artist.

* Han Nefkens Foundation’s Moving Image Commission
A program organized by the Spain-based Han Nefkens Foundation that specializes in video works and conducts joint commissions with museums and other institutions around the world, in collaboration with the Mori Art Museum, Hong Kong M+, and the Singapore Art Museum.

Date & Time
18:30-20:00, Friday, April 26, 2024 (Doors Open: 18:15)
Nguyen Trinh Thi (Artist)
Miyatsu Daisuke (Art Collector; Professor, Yokohama University of Art and Design)
Han Nefkens (Founder and President, Han Nefkens Foundation)
Kataoka Mami (Director, Mori Art Museum)

The video archive of Talk “New Ways of Collection Building: Collecting and Preserving Contemporary Art Today” organized by Han Nefkens Foundation and Mori Art Museum held on May 23, 2023 is uploaded to YouTube.
https://youtu.be/SpQCMsUYMfw (Language: English, subtitles: N/A)

Nguyen Trinh Thi 47 Days, Sound-less
Nguyen Trinh Thi
47 Days, Sound-less
3-channel video, black and white and color, sound, mirrors
30 min.
Nguyen Trinh Thi 47 Days, Sound-less
Nguyen Trinh Thi
47 Days, Sound-less
3-channel video, black and white and color, sound, mirrors
30 min.

Nguyen Trinh Thi

Based in Hanoi, Nguyn Trinh Thi is a filmmaker and artist. Traversing boundaries between film, documentary, video art, installation, and performance, her practice currently explores the potential of sound and listening, and the multiple relations between the image, sound, and space with ongoing interests in history, memory, ecology, representation, and the unknown. Recent exhibitions include installations at Artes Mundi 10 (Wales), Thailand Biennale 2023, documenta 15, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, the 21st Biennale of Sydney, and the 13th Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale and in 2024, she particiates in the 60th Venice Biennnale. In 2009, Nguyen founded Hanoi DOCLAB, an independent center for documentary film and moving image in Hanoi.

Nguyen Trinh Thi
Photo: Quoc Nguyen

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