Entertainment and cultural events of the week (June 27-July 3)
From June 30, 2022, Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA) introduces artist Le Giang’s solo
exhibition – “Future Perfect”, displaying more than 20 works including gem paintings, sculptures and video
installations, as the result of Le Giang’s research and composition over the past year.
Lê Giang has delved into the wealth of local mythology and folklore that record tales of stone worshipping;
scanning through the abundance of information found in scientific reports and geological surveys;
collecting news coverage surrounding issues of stone extraction and the booming trend of trading Feng Shui products online.
Drawn to the processes of how something is granted the status of ‘sacredness’, and how
spiritual symbols can be transformed and moulded into sellable goods,
she explores the mechanisms (both industrial and small-scale, in-person and online) that are employed to control,