Welcome to the Goethe-Institut RiverScapes Blog.
Coordinated by Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 6 curators and 17 artists from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines have been working on the subject of ecological and cultural change of major river landscapes in Southeast Asia, creating installations, photo series, video and sound installations. Riverscapes INFLUX Blog followed the artists’ working process and gives an insight on how the artworks evolved. The exhibition has been shown in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok, and will now tour the other participating countries until March 2013.
The exhibition will tour the following countries from April 2012 to March 2013:
The Chi River is the most important and the longest river in the northeastern region of Thailand. The river is like a large blood vessel that has nourished the Isaan (northeastern) people from ancient times to the present.
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I mainly collected sandals and slippers and other materials for my arts work from the areas of Bao Vinh, Ru Cha, and Con Te near Tam Giang Lagoon, where sandals and slippers usually drift along with rubbish and get stuck at some of the higher banquettes in the lagoons.