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Tuan Andrew Nguyen from The Propeller Group will be in conversation with Duy Lap Nguyen, assistant professor of world cultures and literatures at the University of Houston, and Javier Sánchez Martínez, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellow at Blaffer Art Museum.

The conversation will focus on the uncertain origins of The Propeller Group, the definition and the situation of contemporary art in Vietnam, the effects of the global market and the remnants of the Vietnam-American war. The discussion will also address Vietnam’s first generation of graffiti artists, what it means to rebrand a country and the unexpected affinities between mythology and advertisement.

Tuan Andrew Nguyen from The Propeller Group will be in conversation with Duy Lap Nguyen, assistant professor of world cultures and literatures at the University of Houston, and Javier Sánchez Martínez, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellow at Blaffer Art Museum.

The conversation will focus on the uncertain origins of The Propeller Group, the definition and the situation of contemporary art in Vietnam, the effects of the global market and the remnants of the Vietnam-American war. The discussion will also address Vietnam’s first generation of graffiti artists, what it means to rebrand a country and the unexpected affinities between mythology and advertisement.

Tuan Andrew Nguyen from The Propeller Group will be in conversation with Duy Lap Nguyen, assistant professor of world cultures and literatures at the University of Houston, and Javier Sánchez Martínez, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellow at Blaffer Art Museum.

The conversation will focus on the uncertain origins of The Propeller Group, the definition and the situation of contemporary art in Vietnam, the effects of the global market and the remnants of the Vietnam-American war. The discussion will also address Vietnam’s first generation of graffiti artists, what it means to rebrand a country and the unexpected affinities between mythology and advertisement.

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WHERE

Blaffer Art Museum
4188 Elgin St.
Houston, TX 77004
http://blafferartmuseum.org/

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Admission is free.
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