artist / participant
Site specific installation for the Nave of the museum
19.05.2018 - 28.10.2018
Opening Saturday 19.05.2018 18:00
Curator: María Inès Rodríguez
Following the site-specific projects recently created by Leonor Antunes, Rosa Barba or Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, the CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux is proud to invite this year Danh Vo to conceive a large-scale sculptural project for the emblematic and monumental space of the Nave of the museum, that has been the hosting place of memorable exhibitions which have accompanied the history of contemporary art.
His monumental installation will be occupying the Nave of the CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, an emblematic space located at the heart of this former warehouse for colonial foodstuffs, that has been the hosting place of memorable past exhibitions which have accompanied the history of contemporary art.
Born in 1975, Vietnam. Danh Vo studied at the Städelschule of Frankfurt, Germany and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Copenhagen, Denmark.
His work has been presented in the context of numerous exhibitions in the most prestigious international institutions including: Guggenheim Museum, New York (2018), National Gallery Singapore (2017); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2016); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2015); Nottingham Contemporary (2014); Museo Jumex, Mexico City (2014); Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (2013); Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York (2013); Art Institute of Chicago (2012-2013); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2012); National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen (2012, 2010); Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2009); MoMA, New York (2009); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Nerherlands (2008); Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2006).
He also participated in the Shanghai Biennial in 2012 and the Biennale di Venezia in 2013 and 2015. He was awarded the Hugo Boss Prize 2012 and nominated for the Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art of Berlin in 2009. He also received the BlauOrange Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken of Berlin in 2007.