SAM Chats | Virtual Dialogues on Arts & Culture
SAM Chats is a series of virtual dialogues hosted by Eugene Tan, Director of Singapore Art Museum. These sessions will feature leading art professionals sharing their insights on the role of arts and culture in our society today. Our guest for this session is Zoe Butt, Artistic Director of the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in Ho Chih Minh City, Vietnam.
About the Guest Speaker
Zoe Butt is the Artistic Director of the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Prior to this, Zoe served as Executive Director and Curator, Sàn Art, Ho Chi Minh City (2009–2016); Director, International Programs, Long March Project, Beijing (2007–2009); and Assistant Curator, Contemporary Asian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2001–2007) – this latter post particularly focused on the development of its Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Her curatorial practice centres on building critically thinking and historically conscious artistic communities, fostering dialogue among countries of the global south.