Image: Sign for Peace, 3rd edtion, Kimvi, 2017.
3 hours durational performance Hastings. East Sussex,
England. Still from video. Image by Greig Burgoyne.
Kimvi2pm to 5pm, Saturday 26th June
Anew durational installation.
1st Session: 2-3pm (viewed from outside the gallery)
2nd Session: 3-4pm (viewed from outside the gallery)
3rd Session: 4-5pm (viewed from inside the gallery)
Mindful of the pandemic, and the continuing restrictions on indoor gatherings and events, audiences are invited to book limited places for this indoor performance.
Covid-19: Audiences will be asked to wear a mask for the duration of the performance, and we will temperature check audiences on arrival. If you are displaying symptoms of coronavirus, please do not attend. We encourage those joining us for the performance to make use of the free rapid lateral flow tests offered by the NHS shortly before attending the event.
Kimvi (b.1982) is a Welsh born, Vietnamese visual and performance artist who is influenced by materiality and the environment. Her work explores the interdisciplinary qualities of materials; drawing on her background in textile, craft and design, her practice is multi-disciplinary and expansive and has been supported by artists such as Jurgen Fritz (Black Market International), La Juan Gallery, Helen Spackman & Ernst Fischer (LIBENZ) and ]Performance Space[ . Based in Hampshire, England, She graduated with a BA in Fine Art Sculpture from Winchester School of Art (2011). She is an international artist whose work have been shown at festivals across Europe, to include; Territori (Ibiza, Spain, 2020), Eugénio de Almeida Foundation (Evora, Portugal, 2019), BSide War ‘After Hiroshima’ (Udine, Italy, 2019) & International Theatre and Art Festival (Valladolid, Spain, 2018).
Kimvi would like to acknowledge that the concept for this performance was developed during EncounterBow - Curated by Moi Tran and supported by Chisenhale Dance Space and East Asian Ticket Club.