Skilled Hands, Shared Culture: Launch Event

RMIT Gallery | 29-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 ThÆ° Kim VÅ© 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 -
- ThÆ° Kim VÅ©, 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

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