Cambodian artist and curator Vuth Lyno will speak at Hampshire College on Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30 pm. His talk will take place in the Bill Brand Screening Room at the Jerome Liebling Center for Photography, Film and Video.
Vuth Lyno is an artist, curator, and Artistic Director of Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh’s only experimental artist-run space. His artistic and curatorial practice involves participation and collaboration, and engages with specific Cambodian communities and the issues unique to them. Vuth was Curatorial Assistant for IN RESIDENCE, the Visual Art Program of Season of Cambodia 2013, NYC, and Visual Art Curator for Cambodian Youth Arts Festival 2012. He exhibited in the touring exhibition of Southeast Asian art, RiverScapes IN FLUX, 2012 and at ROUNDTABLE, Tobias Rehberger Pavilion, ‘You Owe Me. I Don’t Owe You Nothin.’, Gwangju Biennale 2012. Vuth is currently doing an MA in Art History at State University of New York, Binghamton, supported by a Fulbright grant. He recently curated an exhibition of works by Cambodian-American photographic artists entitled Traversing Expanses, which was shown at the Sa Sa Bassac gallery in Phnom Penh this past summer and will be featured in the fall 2014 issue of the Trans-Asia Photography Review. Vuth will speak about his own work, the works of other new media artists in Cambodia, and the emerging institutions supporting that work.