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French royal palace houses Vietnamese visual artist's installation art
Ngo Minh 14:40, 2023/10/15
The exhibition will be a series of interactive installations where viewers will have the opportunity to do some deep introspection.

Visual artist Quang Dai has set up his installation art in the Palais-Royal, a former French royal palace in Paris.

The show's title "How are you these days?" is painted on the gallery's stained glass window in Vietnamese, English, and French. Its message is to use dialogue to build connections between individuals.

 The artworks are on display at the Royal French Palace in District 1, Paris, France.

The works in the exhibition are made of synthetic fibers, resins, and handcrafted finishes to create the feeling of being molded with clay in many colors, evoking many emotions.

The Palais-Royal is located in the 1st district of Paris, France. First built in 1622 as a residence for Cardinal Richelieu, it briefly served as the official residence of the French royal family.

The site currently houses several French government offices, including the Council of State, the Constituent Assembly, and the Ministry of Culture. Part of the property is also used as a performance venue by the French Theater.

 After Vietnam and Thailand, the exhibition now comes to France.

The Palais-Royal is a link between tradition and modernity, which is why Quang Dai chose this place for the exhibition "How are you these days?" - a simple sentence that starts a dialogue between people.

"In this age of awakening, I've found a way to combine art with the complexity of personal identity. Life always takes us with it, sometimes causing us to lose sight of our true selves. Together, you and I will go through areas where my artwork and your own energy will collide," Dai said, adding, "We will bring a new arrangement to this exhibition and rediscover the joy of touching, feeling, and connecting with works of art."

Previously, Quang Dai's non-profit art exhibition "How are you these days?" was held in Vietnam and Thailand with 13 versions each year. He is also the first Vietnamese artist to have a solo exhibition at MOCA Bangkok (Museum of Contemporary Art Bangkok) and has been featured on Nowness Asia (a global platform to introduce and share interesting projects related to Asian culture/art).

Quang Dai believes that a connection between people can start with a simple question.

The exhibition attracted nearly 60 thousand visitors and generated more than 112 million reactions on many online platforms.

In August this year, Quang Dai continued to make his mark on the international art scene when he was one of 23 artists from many countries participating in the "Figures 2023" exhibition at the CICA Museum in South Korea.

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