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Director & Co-founder

Trần Lương is an independent curator, visual artist, and major figure in creating space for critical contemporary art in Vietnam. His works are grounded in local experience, challenging socio-political legacies and policies that repress individual expression. A generous mentor of youth, Tran Luong goes beyond normal curatorship, encouraging performers to push the boundaries, negotiating censorship with the authorities, creating exchanges between North, Centre and South Vietnam.” (Summarized from the essay of the Prince Claus Award 2014)

Trần Lương is currently the co-founder of APD, Chairman of the advisory board of Sống Foundation, member of the Artistic Advisory Council – Asian Cultural Council New York NY. from 2019, member of Mekong Cultural Hub’s Advisory Board from 2017. He has also participated in many prestigious international art councils such as Culture Development and Exchange Fund – Denmark Fund (2007 – 2011), the Art Network Asia (ANA) (2003 – 2009), International Jury of 59th International Oberhausen film festival in Germany (2013). He was the founder and executive director of the Hanoi Center for Contemporary Fine Arts (1999 – 2003). World prestigious art awards: Prince Claus Prize of the Netherlands (2014), The Andy Warhol Foundation Award for the Visual Arts (1999). 




Đỗ Hoài Nam is one of the young world leaders in innovation and technology. He is a co-founder and Executive Chairman of UP, one of the largest co-working space in South East Asia. He once successfully started a high-tech startup in Silicon Valley (USA) with Emotiv Systems, a company he co-founded and has been CEO since 2003 and is now leading the world in BCI technology. Nam was guest lecturers at many prestige universities around the world including Harvard, Stanford, USC, UC Berkeley, etc. Since 2012, Nam also serves as Chairman of Becamex Technology and Innovation Center where he continues to support and invest in young, talented Vietnamese startups.

As an art collector, he always generously supports art activities and creative ideas that can elevate and be compatible with modern and progressive design trends, technological advancement, and fostering the art market. He considers art to be the most mutant and unique, and is always mindful of his own responsibility in supporting the development of art.

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Dr. Nguyễn Đức Thành is a Vietnamese economist, the Founding President and CEO of the Viet Nam Center for Economic and Strategic Studies (VESS), a think-tank he established in 2020. He was known nationwide as he was the leader of the Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR), a think-tank he co-founded in 2008 and acted as its President till February 2020. He was a member of the Economic Advisory Group to the Vietnamese Prime Minister during 2011-2016. Thanh has been publishing extensively in academic journals and been involved actively in the country’s policy debates. He is an adviser to several policy research programs, business associations, commercial banks, and TV channels.

Besides his profession as a professional economist, he possesses great passion toward arts. He is an art collector and regularly support artists, especially young painters in Vietnam. He invests great effort in improving art education in the country.



Ngụy Hải An (born in 1991) graduated with Bachelor and Master degrees in International Politics at Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. She started working in art field from 2018 in different positions: education curator, communicator and event coordinator. Besides, she has actively supported many community art projects such as: research partner and content writer for Hanoi Grapevine, media manager and art coordinator for Classical music project “Schubert in a Mug” and president of PAN Proactive Audience Network. She worked at VCCA Vincom Center for Contemporary Art from 2018-2020 and directly organized many remarkable art events: Light and Sound Performance “Our Light” (2019), Music Performance “Into the Noise” (2019), Series of workshop for children “Travel in the world of art” (2020).


Flinh (Nguyễn Phương Linh) born in 1995, a visual artist lives and works in Hanoi. She studied painting at the Vietnam University of Fine Art and began experimenting with contemporary art in 2016. Flinh has participated in many national and international exhibitions and performance art festivals, including: International performance art event IN:ACT 2016 and 2017 (Hanoi), Nipon International Performance Art Festival NIPAF 2018 (Japan), Asia Live Performance 2018 (Poland), Nhà Sàn 20+ (Hanoi, 2018), “Polyphony: Southeast Asia” Exhibition (China 2019), Heritage Space MAP-Blue Project (Hanoi 2020)… Since 2018, she worked as assistant of artist – curator Tran Luong, participated in organizing Asian Live! Performance, IN:ACT 2019 (Hanoi), Wuwei Performance Series 2020 (Singapore)…


Lê Tú Anh graduated from the Department of Painting, Ewha Womans University, Korea in 2019. She currently lives and works in Hanoi. She has participated in several group exhibitions in Korea and Vietnam. Inspired by personal and collective stories, her practice is imbued with realistic materials as much as unrealistic interpretations of the past and present. Besides her own artistic practice, she also takes part in other art projects wearing different hats.