biography

par sandrine  -  18 Mai 2009, 11:42  -  #bio

Visual artist

Born, 1975 in Montpellier, France.

Lives and works in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

 

Founding member of Wonderful and Wonderful District with Bertrand Peret (2000-2011)

Founding member of Mogas Station – a Vietnam-based artists’ collective including Bertrand Peret, Hoang Duong Cam, Vu Lien Phuong, Rich Streitmatter-Tran, Tam Vo Phi, Gulschan Gothel, Robert Cianchi

 

 

Miscellany

 

Since June 2016

Director of Salon Saigon

http://salonsaigon.com

 

2013 - 2015

Founder of Appollo and Dionysus

http://saigonapollodionysus.wordpress.com

 

2007 - 2015

VJing under the name of Discocactus

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Discocactus/121218832268

 

2010 -  Present

Member of Digital Mekong Creative Network

http://www.digitalmekong.com

 

2011 - 2013

Founding member of Saigon Creative monthly talks

http://saigoncreative.blogspot.com/

 

2007 – 2010

Member of Jetlag – a Vietnam-based DJs and VJ collective

 

Education

 

1993 – 1997     

École Pilote Internationale d’Art et de Recherche - Villa Arson

Diplôme National d’arts Plastiques

 

1997 – 1998     

Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Art, Vietnam

 

1998 – 1999     

École Pilote Internationale d’Art et de Recherche - Villa Arson

Diplôme National Supérieur d'Expression Plastique

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2016

La diagonale du fou, SPRMRKT, Singapore

 

2015

Chapitre 2: Midi, L'Espace, Hanoi, Vietnam

 

2014

Daisy, Daisy, San Art Production, Phuong My Flagship Store, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2013

Chapter 1: Where I attempt to drown the dragon, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Day of Discovery, Renaissance Riverside Hotel, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2012

Ligne de fuite, Post Vidai Collection, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2011

I would prefer not to, Give Art, Singapore

 

2010

The Complex of the Glass Frog, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

2008

Ce que je dis trois fois est absolument vrai, 3x+ (curated by Bertrand Peret), Le mois de l’image, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Milk, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

2006

Welcome Home, itinerant exhibition organized by Ipso Facto Gallery, apartment of Mai Tran, Christophe Salaun and their children, Nantes, France

 

2005

Troi oi!, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

2004

Bleu presque transparent, Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux, France

Chambre d’amis, Sandrine Llouquet and Bertrand Peret’s apartment, Bordeaux, France

 

2003

Livre N°12 (published by Peravprod), La Quincaillerie, Bordeaux, France

 

2002

Kiki restaurant, Chez Chalana (project by Nicolas Milhe and Bertrand Peret), Bordeaux, France

 

2000

Un thé chez les fous, No Beach, Bordeaux, France

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016

Kenpoku Art 2016, Ibaraki, Japan

Transmutations, Galerie Quynh, Ho chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2015

Carne Vale, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

The Primacy of Drawing, Dia Project, Ho chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2014

Papier(s), Fondation Salomon, Annecy, France

Drop, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Spring Galleria, San Art, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Galerie Quynh 10th anniversary, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

On the streets, Java Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

2013

Sovereign Asian Art Prize exhibition and auction in Singapore, Espace Louis Vuitton, Singapore

 

2012

AAA Annual Foundraiser, Sotherby's, Hong Kong

Group show, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2011

Vis a vis, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Affordable Art Fair, with Give Art, Singapore

Shaping a line (curated by Zoe Butt), San Art, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Esperantopolis (curated by Bertrand Peret), Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Mise en scene, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

The Art of Travel, Air France event, Flow, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Now Boarding. Island Thinking and Flights of Fancy, Give Art, Singapore

 

 

2010

Affordable Art Fair, with Give Art, Singapore

Collective Memories: Together in Electric Dreams, Give Art, Singapore

ART HK 10, with Galerie Quynh, Hong Kong

No Soul For Sale 2, with Sanart, Tate Modern, London, UK

No conical hat, Give Art, Singapore

Of reveries and obsessions, Galerie Quynh. Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Bordeaux Block Party, Eponyme Galerie, Bordeaux, France

 

2009

Half of the Sky, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Hanoi Future Art, Hanoi, Vietnam
Nghe Thuat Sap Dat, Ho Tram resort, Vietnam
Who Do You Think We Are?, Bui Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam

New Asian Promises, Palais Project, Vienna, Austria

 

2008

FOBII: Arts speaks (curated by Tram Le, Lan Duong), VAALA Center, Santa Ana, Californie, USA

Olio the year end show, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

transPOP:  Korea Vietnam Remix (curated by Viet Le and Yong Soon Min), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, US

Art multiple, Ke Center for the Contemporary Arts, Shanghai, China

transPOP:  Korea Vietnam Remix, ARKO Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

Supervues, Hotel Burrhus, Vaison  la Romaine, France

 

2007

Requiem for a wall, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Shenzhen Biennale (with Mogas Station), China (brochure)

Le mois de l’image (with Mogas Station), Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Migration Addicts (with Mogas Station), a collateral event of the 52nd Venice Biennale, Caffè Aurora, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy (brochure and catalog)

 

2006

LZ (with Mogas Station), Goethe-Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam

Belief (with Mogas Station), Singapore Biennale 2006 (brochure and catalog)

Jouissance (curated by a little blah blah), Xu Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

2005

Rendezvous, Blue Space Contemporary Art Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

2004

Aujourd’hui c’est ravioli, Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux, France

Buy sellf, municipal spaces, Marseille, France

 

2003

Soleil sur Nantes, Show Bedroom (run by Damien Bourdaud), Nantes, France

Ctrl+O, Inkorporation, Toulouse, France

Incompréhension, Palais de Tokyo site de création contemporaine, Paris, France

 

2001

Generic Workspace (run by Alexander Raima), Bordeaux, France

Buy sellf, Galerie BF15, Lyon, France

 

1999

3 en k, Galerie rue Quineleu, Rennes, France

 

1998

Hoa si tre, Long Phi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

1997

Tôi là ai, Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Art, Vietnam

 

1995

Nice by night, with Villa Arson, Nice, France

 

Selected exhibitions / curatorial / workshops with Wonderful and Wonderful District

 

2008

AliceIN Miami (with architect Tam Vo Phi and engineer Olivier Llouquet), organized by Bui Gallery, Miami Beach, US – with the participation of video-artist Stephane Cochard

AliceIN Paris (with architect Tam Vo Phi and engineer Olivier Llouquet), organized by Bui Gallery, Paris, France – with the participation of choregrapher Rachid Ouramdane

 

2007

AliceIN Saigon (with architect Tam Vo Phi and engineer Olivier Llouquet), Le mois de l’image, Fine Art Museum, Galerie Quynh, IDECAF, Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – four nights of installation, video and sound performances in the nomadic architectural structure AliceIN – with the participation of Richard Streitmatter-Tran, Robert Cianchi, Nhu Huy

A Wonderful Weekend, 72-13, Singapore - 3 days of exhibition, video projection, talks, sound performances, DJ and VJ nights – with the participation of Stephane Cochard, NS101, Madame Patate, Fugu, Vu Nhat Tan, Jean Phan, Rich Streitmatter-Tran, Robert Cianchi, Tam Vo Phi

Bonjour Colette – a series of workshops (Flash animation, graphic design, illustration and writing, wall painting, sculpture, video) with children of Ecole Colette – with the participation of Anna Tuyen Tran, Jean Phan, Olivier Llouquet

 

2006

Atelier Wonderful, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam - public programming included lectures on the visual arts, architecture, design, illustration, graffiti and other creative expressions; exhibitions, video projections; concerts; presentations of work by students.  Events occurred weekly over five months – with the participation of Delphine Trouche, BOOT, GF, G2, Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Julie Tseselsky, George Papadimas, Bui Cong Khanh, Justin Barrera, Anna Tuyen Tran, Do Hoang Tuong, Jean-Baptiste Bressy, Richard Streitmatter-Tran, Nhu Huy, Bruno Peinado, Motoko Uda, Seiji Shimoda, Thach Thao, Maharishi, Bui The Trung Nam, Laure Bollinger, Gulschan Gothel, Laurent Jeanneau, Nicolas Lainez, Tam Vo Phi, Karen Maldonado, Ecole Colette, British school…

 

2005

Rendezvous (electronic and digital art event), Blue Space Contemporary Art Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – with the participation of Heidi, Tran Kim Ngoc, Rich Streitmatter-Tran, Bui Cong Khanh, Benoit Maire

Sunday morning, Galerie Fra Angelico, Nantes, France – publication in collaboration with Frederic Amproux

 

2003

Fémina squat, La Pieuvre, Point Noire, Republic of Congo - workshop and exhibition with a group of congolese artists organized by PSAP

Wonderful, Lendroit, Rennes, France

 

2003

Les enfants du mercredi - workshop with children from CapcMusée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, H14, Bordeaux, France – with the participation of Seydou Grepinet

 

2002 – 2004

5ememur magazine (trimestrial magazine/nomadic art space welcoming artists site specific works) – with the participation of Paul Devautour, Seulgi Lee, Ciaddict.org, Laetitia Bourget, Erational, Julien Previeux, Beate Engl, Damien Mazieres, Remi Marie, Marc Vernier, Arnaud Maguet, Francoise Quardon, Pascale Martine-Tayou, Laurent Septier, Frederic Latherrade, Jean-Luc Desmond, Arnaud Ducasse, Bui Cong Khanh, Camille Fallet, Karin Pelte, Pierre Giquel, Maitetxu Etcheverria, Karim Ghelloussi, Patrice Ferreira, Axel Huber, Alexander Raima, Sebastien Blanco, PNCI, Jean-Luc Verna, Inkorporation, Patrich Hospital, Sylvain Courtoux, Anne-Marie Pecheur, Julien Bouillon

 

2001

Aller-retour, artistic exchange between Bordeaux and Nantes – exhibitions in museums, cinemas, apartments, art galleries, cafes, night clubs - with the participation of 36 artists and collectives from Bordeaux and Nantes

 

2000

No Beach, itinerant exhibition in apartments and a night club, Bordeaux – with the participation of 8 international artists and collectives

 

 

Selected Illustration, Design... works

 

 

2016

currently: Rebranding Metiseko, Vietnam

currently: Logo and applications, Mangata, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

currently: Logo and applications, Siclo, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2015

Logo and applications, Merci, Nails & Bistro, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Design applications, Zico, Vietnam

Illustrations, Citizen K, Vietnam

Illustrations, Metiseko, Vietnam

Flyer, Ubiquest, Vietnam

Rebranding, Nha Xinh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2014

llustrations and layout, Ubiquest, Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam

Illustration, card, banner, Phuong My, Ho Chi Minh city/Singapore

Special anniversary logo, printed ad, stickers, pins, etc..., Nha Xinh, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Logo, signage, uniforms, wall painting, menus, namecards, packagings, invitations cards, etc... Runam Bistro, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

8 illustration, IEDC, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Signage, Nam Phong Librairie Francaise, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustrations, Pago shop, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration and design, DFDL, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Design brochure, flyers and poster, "On y travaille"  (art exhibition by the students of Lycee Francaise Marguerite Duras), Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2013

Store Window of 100% Shop, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Wall Painting, sculpture and drawing for the lobby of Hotel Azalee, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Design cover of the exhibition builing  "Serpenter dans la ville", organised by PADDI, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustrations, logo and design for the event "Le Bon Marche" organised by  La Chambre de commerce internationale francaise au Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Animation movie for Crunch, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration book cover, PADDI, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2012

Watercolor paintings for hotel "Little Hoi An", Hoi An, Vietnam

Logo "Tomato Replay", Paris, France

Webdesign "Les Jardins de la Carambole", Hoi An, Vietnam

Illustrations (Myanmar touristic sites) catalog Heritage Line, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustrations (Cambodia Touristic Sites) and design, Heritage Line, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Design of the exhibition catalog  "Electric Dreams", Give Art Space, Singapour

Illustration, design DFDL, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration for salt box packaging with Rice Creative, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration forIndochina Legal, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2011

Illustrations (maps and pictograms), An Lam Ninh Van Bay resort, Nha Trang, Vietnam

Illustrations, design, ALOV, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration, design, DFDL, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Webdesign, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Australia (Dinh Q. Le's "Erasure" project)

 

2010

Carnet de voyage (drawings, texts and design) "A Journey on the Violet" for Heritage Line, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Design for Ruby Luxury Helmet, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustrations for Indochina Legal, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration for Drovers Food, Australia

 

2009

Animation movie for Yeti, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration for Indochina Legal, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustrations for Wiseman Education, Hong Kong

Illustrations for Fashion Designer Ha Truong, Hanoi, Vietnam

Illustration for Crila, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Illustration and design for Small is Beautiful, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2006

Illustration for Consulat de France a Ho Chi Minh ville, Vietnam

 

Selected VJ sessions

 

2013

EADJ 5th anniversary, Cargo Bar, Ho Chi Minh city

ONRA, Cargo Bar, Ho Chi Minh city

Launch of the Art and Design Association, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Dose of Escape, Diamond Island, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Broma, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2012

Dose Warehouse, Crea TV, Ho Chi Minh city

Soundfest (with around 20 singers and bands including Taio Cruz, Big Bang), Ho Chi Minh city

Everyone is a DJ, La Fenetre Soleil, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Come to daddy, Yoko Bar, Ho Chi Minh city

A Dose of Fame, Binh Quoi resort, Ho Chi Minh city

 

2011

A Dose of CELECTRIXX with N'DEA Davenport and Katsuya, Flow, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

The Art of Travel, Air France event, Flow, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

MSTRKRFT, Lush, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2010

KIU fashion show, Flow, Hi Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Bodega, Closing party of PPP festival (Phnom Penh Photography), Alliance Francaise, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

NTSD event, Upstairs Cafe, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Phytomer Launch event, Grand Hotel, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Daily visual mix on Yan TV, Vietnam

On Slam (with Tha Trickaz and DJ Kamel Night), Idecaf, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Everyone is a DJ, Loft, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2009

GMT+8, Cage, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Jetlag/Soundsgood, Vasco, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Jetlag Island, Wale Island, Vietnam

Jetlag, Phuc Tan Bar, Hanoi

Jetlag, Tunnel, Hanoi, Vietnam

Sensation by Glenmorangie, Liquid, Ho Chi Miinh city, Vietnam

Sensation by Glenmorangie, DJ Station, Hanoi, Vietnam

Japanese Attitude, Cage, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Nokia corporate party, Cage, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2008

MU festival, Pogo Mui Ne, Vietnam

Jetlag Free Beach Party 1, Pogo Mui Ne, Vietnam

Jetlag Free Beach Party 2, Pogo Mui Ne, Vietnam

Jetlag Free Beach Party 3, Pogo Mui Ne, Vietnam

The Month of Image opening party, Cage, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Jetlag Camo, Cage, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Tone (White), Illy Opera, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2007

Jetlag, Manna Lounge, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2005

Killiwell concert, La Salsa, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

 

Writing

 

2014

"On y travaille" (Art exhibition by the students of Lycee Francais International Marguerite Duras, Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam)

 

2006 – 2009

articles for Noi That magazine, Doanh Nhan Saigon Cuoi Tuan (Vietnam)

 

2006

Articles for Aart magazine (Vietnam)

 

2004

Rendez-vous sur un banc public (exposition Sébastien Vonier), Bordeaux Culture Juin

Nicolas Milhé: mémorial “Sicile”, “Portugal”, “Pays de Galle”, catalogue La valise, Nantes

 

2003

16 décembre 2002, catalogue Péravprod, éditions CapcMusée d’art contemporain

de Bordeaux

 

2002 – 2004

articles and interviews for 5ememur magazine

 

2002 – 2003

articles for TILT (contemporary art newspaper published by the FRAC Aquitaine)

 

Teaching

 

2011 - Present

Art teacher at Vinspace, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2014

Art teacher at ISSP Saigon Pearl, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Workshop with art students of Lycee Francais International Marguerite Duras, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2013 - 2014

Preparatory cours for entrance to superior art schools (private courses)

 

2012 - 2013

Art teacher at SSIS, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2011 - 2013

Art teacher at  ADS, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

http://adsvietnam.edu.vn/

 

2011

Workshop "drawing and flash animation" Idecaf, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2010

Art Workshop at Ecole Colette, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2008

Workshop " fash animation" at Ecole Colette, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

2007

Workshop "Flash animation " at Ecole Colette, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

 

Galleries

 

Galerie Quynh

http://www.galeriequynh.com

 

Give Art Space

http://www.giveartspace.net/

 

Ace Galerie

http://www.ace-galerie.com