Thu van Tran

Colors of grey

07.02.2019 – 30.03.2019

French-Vietnamese artist Thu Van Tran’s work is deeply entwined with her processing and contemplating her own origins. Born in Vietnam, she arrived in France a refugee at the age of two. Her personal history, rooted in a collective mind, is marked by wartime and migrant experiences that she conveys in her works. To give voice to the past, the artist utilizes various materials and media—rubber, pigment, photography, and six specific, ever-recurrent colors that symbolize wartime experiences and some of the most grueling human-rights and environmental abuses in modern times. In her first exhibition at Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Thu Van Tran is showing works from the series Colors of grey, consisting of a fresco and drawings. Some other works as drawings and sculptures refer to the equilibrium between beauty and violence often recurrent in her work.

Thu Van Tran
Colors of grey, 2019
Pigment auf Papier
150 x 210 cm


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