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Contemporary Urushi Lacquer

light's swirls and whirls

light's swirls and whirls

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Video produced by Camille Arnett, Cultural Arts Coordinator, Arthur M. Glick JCC, Indianapolis, March 2023

as an introduction to Nhat Tran’s solo exhibition

 Light’s Swirls and Whirls

Conservation work done in 2019 on “On the Tip of Our Wings”

Produced by the Indianapolis Airport Authority,

Arts Program and Marketing, 2020

Produced by Aric Hartvig, Filmmaker, WFYI-Public Media, 2007

“The essential principle of my process is to set my spirit free as it piles up layers upon layers more or less randomly. My creativity is guided by my intuition and my desire to experiment without any planning. When the time comes to sand down all the layers millimeter by millimeter to reveal colors buried here or there at various depths, I try to do so with the least imposition on my part. The thrill of the journey and the sense of adventure come from not knowing what the outcome will be.”

I was born in Viet Nam
One person Show, 2005
Lacquer Tree Project, 2016
" On The Tip of Our Wings", 2006
Billboard Project , 2015
"Inscribing ", urushi on wood
"Unveiled Layers", one -person show
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