The exhibition is set to take place from October 4 to March 30, 2024, featuring two newly created artworks at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA) situated at 72A Nguyen Trai Street in Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi.

The primary installation encompasses the vast space of VCCA, featuring an intricate network of crimson threads, Shiota’s distinctive medium, intertwined with wooden boats placed on the ground.

The second section showcases meticulously designed textiles embellishing the glass wall at the exhibition entrance. These exquisite fabrics exude a subtle elegance with their delicate white color palette.

Experience a truly immersive journey as you enter our exhibition’s surreal space, seamlessly blending memories and emotions into a captivating world.

According to the exhibition organizers, Shiota’s artworks showcase a seamless integration of beauty and deep meaning. They have a profound visual impact and contain multiple layers of significance.

The exhibition seamlessly incorporates core and universally applicable concepts, providing visitors an invigorating vantage point on the world.

Wooden boats are set up at the ‘A Tide of Emotions’ exhibition at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art on Nguyen Trai Street in Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi. Photo: T.Dieu / Tuoi Tre
Wooden boats are set up at the ‘A Tide of Emotions’ exhibition at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art on Nguyen Trai Street in Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi. Photo: T.Dieu / Tuoi Tre

This marks the inaugural exhibition by Chiharu Shiota in Vietnam.

Shiota is a highly acclaimed contemporary artist, known for her dynamic and accomplished body of work. Her art has been exhibited in prestigious museums and exhibitions across Asia, cementing her reputation as a leading figure in the art world.

In 2015, she was honored to be chosen as Japan’s representative artist at the esteemed 56th Venice Biennale. As one of the most prominent and respected international art events, the Venice Biennale takes place biennially in the beautiful city of Venice, Italy.

The Japanese artist is renowned for her stunning and expansive installations, created with meticulous precision using countless threads, often transforming entire spaces.

The admission fee for the ‘A Tide of Emotions’ exhibition is VND100,000 (US$4) for adults.

Students and pupils are eligible for a discounted rate of VND80,000 ($3.3) upon presenting a valid student card.

The ticket price for children with a height ranging from one to 1.3 meters is VND50,000 ($2).

“The exhibition has a safety policy in place and for the well-being of all visitors, it is advised that children under one meter in height do not attend. This precautionary measure ensures their safety during the exhibition.”

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