"Tape Art Collective Berlin" to tour Vietnam

"Tape Art Collective Berlin", a group of young German artists based in Berlin, will visit Vietnam and introduce, exchange their art performances in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi from December 11 to 18.

"Tape Art Collective Berlin" has been being fascinated by Tape Art since 2011 and their artwork is made from tapes of all colours, sizes, and materials, ranging from room-filling installations to abstract structures which can be found in a variety of places, such as underground night clubs, abandoned buildings, showrooms, and galleries.

"Tape That Collective Berlin" has been working on different projects in various countries such as Egypt, Spain, Qatar, Bulgaria, Cambodia, and the UK. In the interest of introducing "Tape Art" to Vietnamese artists, other interested parties, and in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City, "Tape Art Collective Berlin" will run two workshops "Tape Art around the world - Vietnam".

The first workshop will be launched on December 15, at Mai´s Gallery - 3A Station (3A Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe, District 1) and is expected to attract local, foreign artists based in Ho Chi Minh City and other interested parties as well.

The second one on December 16 at the International German School IGS – 12 Vo Truong Toan, An Phu, District 02 will be for IGS´s students and some of their staff.

At both workshops, all the participants are going to have a chance to discover their own creativity just by working with tapes in different colours and sizes from Germany.

Following the aforementioned workshops, a Live Performance will be held on December 17 at 3A Station where the German artists are going to create their own artworks on a white wall which will surely attrackt a large audience.

The last day of the event will be an exhibition day at Mai´s Gallery – 3A Station from on December 18 where the best artworks produced at the two workshops will be shown.

In Hanoi, “Tape art around the world-Vietnam” will take place from December 11 to 14.

The participation in the entire event is free of charge.

By Hanh Thu

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