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Skilled Hands, Shared Culture: Launch Event

BY RMIT Gallery | 30-Oct-2020
RMIT Gallery is hosting its first cross-continental online exhibition in celebration of the Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design (VFCD).




Skilled Hands, Shared Culture: Launch Event
Thư Kim Vũ, ‘Daily Conversation’ / ‘Hội thoại hàng ngày’ (2019), Mino Washi paper, Vietnamese Do paper, ink, wire, LED light, wooden frame, 2.97 m x 2. 97m x 1.2 m
In partnership with Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Art Studies (VICAS) and VIETCRAFT, RMIT Gallery’s new online exhibition Skilled Hands, Shared Culture (9 November - 12 March 2021) highlights Vietnamese and Australian designers, artists and crafts people whose work contributes to supporting vibrant, sustainable communities.

Join artists Thư Kim Vũ and Vicki Couzens, and speakers from Vietnam and Australia at the launch event. Please register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/skilled-hands-shared-culture-launch-event-tickets-126759825049

Speakers:

Moderator: Paula Toal, Head of Cultural and Public Engagement, RMIT Culture, with -
- Professor Julia Gaimster, RMIT University/ VFCD 2020 Organizer
- Professor Kit Wise, RMIT University
- Mr. Le Ba Ngoc, Vice President and Secretary General, VIETCRAFT
- Mr. Bui Hoai Son, Director, VICAS

Artist interviews: Monica Do, Curational Intern, RMIT Culture, with -
- Thư Kim Vũ, Artist (Vietnam)
- Vicki Couzens, Artist (Australia)

RMIT & Industry Partners:
- RMIT Vietnam - School of Communication & Design and School of Science & Technology
- Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Art Studies (VICAS)
- Vietnam Handicraft Exporters Association (VIETCRAFT)
- Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design 2020
- RMIT Australia - School of Art - International and Arts Management
- RMIT Contemporary Art and Social Transformation (CAST)
- RMIT Social Innovation Hub