Sàn Art: Benefit 2010

When 25 Jun 2010
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where P.P.O.W. Gallery
511 W 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
United States
Enquiry (212) 647-1044

Sàn Art: Benefit 2010

Khanh Vo.  Generation (Crushed), 1996.  Courtesy of the artist.

Press Release:

P•P•O•W is pleased to host a special evening in support of two prestigious organizations crucially invested in contemporary art in Vietnam: Sàn Art (Ho Chi Minh City) and the Vietnam Foundation for the Arts (VNFA).

Sàn Art is Vietnam’s most active, non-profit center committed to experimentation in contemporary art practice through dedicated exhibitions and educational programming. The VNFA is San Art’s key benefactor.  You can support these initiatives through donation or by purchasing a raffle ticket on the night for the prize of two significant photographs by senior war-veteran Vietnamese photographer, Vo an Khanh.

In Vietnam, 2,000 USD will enable 12 educational lectures, 7,000 USD will enable 14 exhibitions, 17,000 USD will cover basic administration and operation costs for two years.  We hope you will consider supporting such a crucial initiative.

This benefit coincides with the opening of: Projects 93: Dinh Q. Lê, The Farmers and The Helicopters at MoMA, opening June 30 (see June 30 on AAA-A Calendar of Events)

About Sàn Art:

Sàn Art is an independent, artist-run exhibition space and reading room located in Ho Chi Minh City. Dedicated to the exchange and cultivation of contemporary art in Vietnam. We aim to support the country’s thriving artist community by creating opportunities that provide exhibition space, residency programs for young artists, lecture series and an exchange program that invites international artists/curators to organize or collaborate on exhibitions.

About the Vietnamese Foundation for the Arts (VNFA):

The VNFA is a non- profit organization based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Los Angeles, USA. The VNFA aims to provide Vietnamese artists with the opportunity to experience International contemporary art first-hand while at the same time introducing the richness and diversity of Vietnamese art and culture abroad. This organization supports lectures, seminars, exhibitions and workshops. Based on the above, the activities of the organization are literary, educational, and charitable within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code.

For more information please visit www.san-art.org.