Borderless by Lêna Bùi

HỒ CHÍ MINH CITY, VIỆT NAM | February 2015 – June 2016

Borderless takes its inspiration from “đồ bộ”, a pyjama-like outfit most Vietnamese women own and wear daily, and its ability to transform private into public, interior into exterior. Far from being clothes to sleep in, these women wear these clothes due to the ease at which they could run back and forth between domestic work and work outside of the house. By using the most commonly used fabric for đồ bộ, transforming the cheap and widely available but almost ignored material and reframing its presence, Lêna Bùi examines space, class and local people’s resourcefulness in the usage of space.

Opening: 3PM Saturday 3 December 2016
Exhibition: 4 – 25 December 2016 | 8AM – 5PM Monday – Sunday
Venue: MAM-Art Projects by CUC Gallery
Address: 5th Floor, Vietnam Women’s Museum, 36 Lý Thường Kiệt, Hoàn Kiếm dist., Hà Nội

 

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