Tate St Ives Exhibition

Thao Nguyen Phan

a person sits in bamboo forest at night surrounded by lights

Thao Nguyen Phan, First Rain, Brise-Soleil video still 2021. Courtesy of the artist. Produced by Han Nefkens Foundation.

Discover artist Thao Nguyen Phan and her work reflecting on the Mekong River

The exhibition will intertwine folklore and myth with urgent issues around the rural, industrialisation, food security, and the environment. The artworks consist of videos, silk paintings and mixed media work.

A new film First Rain/BriseSoleil and series of paintings will be specially created for the exhibition.

Thao Nguyen Phan lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She is the recipient of the Han Nefkens Foundation – LOOP Video Art Award 2018. This is her first exhibition in the UK.

The production of First Rain/BriseSoleil is kindly supported by the Han Nefkens Foundation.

Tate St Ives

Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall TR26 1TG
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5 February – 2 May 2022

Gallery admission required