Bùi Công Khánh

Profile of 2015 FutureGreat artist, selected by Zoe Butt

By Zoe Butt

Untitled, from the Dislocate series, 2015. Courtesy the artist

Bùi Công Khánh is an artist deeply fascinated by social assumptions of cultural heritage. As one of the first local artists to gain an international reputation during the 1990s, with his performances questioning restrictions of individual expression in communist Vietnam, Bùi’s multifarious practice has since embraced painting, sculpture, installation, video and drawing, with successful showcases across the Southeast Asian region and beyond. Born in Da Nang, a coastal city dominated by American GIs during the Vietnam War, and having grown…

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