Vietnam: A Memorial Work by Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba


This exhibition showcased the video installation Memorial Project Nha Trang,Vietnam: Towards the Complex—For the Courageous, the Curious, and the Cowardsby Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba (born 1968 Japan; lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam).

Filmed in 2001 in Nha Trang Beach, Vietnam, the work shows local workers pulling cyclos (rickshaws) underwater and serves as a metaphor for Vietnam's struggle with modernization, industrialization, and the process of coping with its historical past.

Curated by Miwako Tezuka, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Asia Society, with Niharika Dinkar, Asia Society Museum Fellow.

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