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Thu Van Tran (born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 1979) is an artist. She lives and works in Paris, France.



Tran's work has been characterised by literature, architecture and history. Her birth country, Vietnam and her homeland France bring her to think and work with duality, inequality and instability as structural elements of her practice. Her work takes form of semantic or sculptural compositions that are placed in contemplative and discursive fields. [1]

In 2016 Tran had a solo exhibition at les Abattoirs, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse (France), besides having her first solo exhibition in Germany at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (Germany) and a solo exhibition at the Macleay Museum in Sydney (Australia). She prepared an exhibition in 2017 at the Kunsthalle São Paulo in Brazil.

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  1. Meisel, Hélène. "Artists | Thu Van Tran | Text | MSSNDCLRCQ – Meessen De Clercq – Contemporary Art Gallery in Brussels". Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. de Galbert, Antoine. "Thu Van Tran, 199 491, le nombre pur selon Duras" . Retrieved 13 July 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)