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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

October 2018
October 3 @ 6:00 pm

Danh Vo in Conversation with Hendrik Folkerts

Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60603 United States

Vietnamese-born Danish artist Danh Vo draws upon his and others’ biographies and aspects of political history and social memory to dissect the forces that affect our lives in overt and unexamined ways. He analyzes the structures and processes that shape our identities, such as the American dream, capitalist culture, civic bureaucracy, colonial history, migration, and religion. His projects emerge from personal relationships and fortuitous encounters, taking their final form as objects and images that have accrued shifting layers of meaning…

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