Artist Talk: Ron Tran

12:30 – 2:00 pm, Lasserre 105

Ron Tran (b. 1972, Saigon, VN) lives and works  in Vancouver. Tran studied Integrated Media Arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He works across various media, from performance to sculpture, photography, video and installation.  Tran  has a forthcoming solo exhibition at Confederation Centre Art Gallery and his work will be featured in Avant-Gardes of the 21st Century publish by Phaidon Press.

Recent solo exhibitions include Away To Go, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2011); It Knows Not What It Is, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2011); Stranger Circumstances, Crawl Space, Seattle, USA (2009); And You Can Do Anything With Them Under Such Circumstances…, Lawrence Eng Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2008); and Distance From A Table To A Chair, The Village And Other Things, Neon Gallery, Brösarp, Sweden (2007).

Tran has also exhibited in numerous group exhibitions such as Phantasmagoria, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2012); Reality, 6th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany (2010); Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2010); Thermostat: Video and the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA (2009); and EAST International 2007, Norwich Gallery, England (2007).

Presented by the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory.  www.ahva.ubc.ca