My paintings are my voice

Paintings by Giang Nguyen

Identity, gender, sexuality; feelings repressed by tradition explode in an innovative and expressive use of lacquer and oils by Vietnamese artist Giang Nguyen.

Art Exhibition previously on at fortyfivedownstairs in Australia.
From Saturday 02 January 2010 to Wednesday 13 January 2010

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Published by fortyfivedownstairs on Friday 29 January 2010.
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My paintings are my voice is an exhibition of recent abstract and figurative paintings by Hanoi based Nguyen.

The themes in Nguyen’s artworks are particularly poignant to the artist; a gay woman facing the challenges of living in a society where homosexuality is a taboo.

The large paintings in this series are created using a unique integration of traditional Vietnamese lacquer with oil paint.

Giang Nguyen is a leading member of the cutting-edge artist collective, Hanoi Link. Since graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts from Hanoi University in 2003 she has exhibited her paintings and installations in Vietnam, France (Paris) and Australia (Melbourne).

This exhibition is presented by Deborah Salter Fine Art. The exhibition will be opened by Dr Anette Van den Bosch.

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