Danh Vo – Fabulous Muscles

<em>Danh Vo</em>, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

Danh Vo, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

 

 

In his work Danh Vo reflects on colonialism, migration and cultural identity, interlaced with personal memories of his childhood in Vietnam and the hardships his family faced during their escape to Europe.
He also challenges the established behavioural norms of civil society and the art world. The work he brings to Bolzano is a long-term project which involves creating a life-sized reproduction of the Statue of Liberty. The fourth floor of the museum will play host to elements in copper that correspond in size and weight to various components of the statue. The project sets out to explore the notion of freedom in the light of both personal and political considerations.

Museion – Via Dante 6, Bolzano
May 18 – September 01, 2013 

<em>Danh Vo</em>, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

Danh Vo, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

 

<em>Danh Vo</em>, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

Danh Vo, Fabulous Muscles, Museion, 2013, exhibition view. In primo piano/Vg/Front: We the people © Danh Vo, courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel. Foto Othmar Seehauser

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