– 20 October –> 27 December 2020, virtual exhibition via the online platform Kunstmatrix
– 7 November –> 15 November 2020, physical exhibition at the Vietnam Women’s Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Curated by Emma Duester & Michal Teague
No Rain Without Clouds brings together a multitude of perspectives and stories around memory and identity, in doing so contemplating the role of art collections in the preservation and promotion of Vietnam’s arts and culture, as well as the dynamics between traditions and urban life. With a name that brings to mind the infinite cycles of nature and the transformations necessarily following periods of hardships and challenges, the exhibition responds to the context of 2020 through experiments with platforms and audience’s experience, materialising simultaneously as both a virtual showing (via the Kunstmatrix platform) and a physical exhibition at Vietnamese Women’s Museum (Hanoi).
No Rain Without Clouds presents an array of paintings, photography, sculptures and video works curated from the prestigious RMIT Collection of Contemporary Vietnamese Art. The exhibition showcases 30 works from the following 22 artists: Hoang Duong Cam – Nguyen Nghia Cuong – Dinh Cong Dat – Ta Minh Duc – Ha Tri Hieu – Bui Cong Khanh – Duong Thuy Lieu – Le Phi Long – Ha Thuc Phu Nam – Ngoc Nau – Phan Thao Nguyen – Le Hoang Bich Phuong – Pham Khac Quang – Phan Quang – Nguyen The Son – Ha Manh Thang – Thien Do – Tiffany Chung – Pham Van Tuan – Ngo Van Sac – Hoang Duy Vang – Hoang Nam Viet.