Kham Tanh Saliankham
Born in Vientiane, Lao 1973. Gaduated from National Fine Art School.Teaching painting at National Fine Art School from 1996. Lives and works in Vientiane.
［Residence］ May 15, 2001〜Aug 12, 2001
Kham Thanh Saliankham oil painted people and temples in Laos using drawing he brought from Laos. After that he painted shrines and the ocean which he saw in Fukuoka, and then compared the cultures in Laos and Japan. He also attended university classes of drawing nude women, held a workshop for 120 elementary school children, and did a performance. He experienced many different things that he had never done in Laos, which inspired him to make works of art.
Arrived in Fukuoka.
Explained his schedule during his stay in Fukuoka to volunteer staff in AJIBI Hall. Volunteer for him were assigned.
The chief curator Ushiroshoji lectured on the outline of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.
Visited lumber stores and hardware stores to look for materials for his artwork. He started making cavas and painting around this time.
Visited Kyushu Sangyo University. He met the art depatment dean, Prof. Udagawa Norito and decided to take Ass. Prof. Imazumi Kenji's drawing and oil paiting classes.
Trip to Itoshima area with his volunteer staff for sketching.
Went to Kyushu Sangyo University to attend classes. He started attending classes every Monday and Wednesday until the end of June.
Trip to Itoshima area with his volunteers for sketching.
Ass. Prof. Imaizumi Kenji became his local associate artist.
Visited Fukuoka Art Museum.
Trip to Dazaifu with his volunteer staff for sketching.
Sarted preparing for a workshop in Wakamiya Elementary School.
Had a workshop at Wakamiya Elementary School.(120 students attended)
Visited galleries in Fukuoka City. He saw the "Kawachi Tomoki Exhibition~experimental typogapthy~"(at Art Space Baku), "REAL AND IMAGINARY FLOWERS TOMATO PROJECT"(at Mitsubishi-jisho ARTIUM) and "The Introduction of Taiwan's Contemporary Art Vol.9 / SHIH-FEN LIU "(MOMA Contemporary)
Attended a reception of Rikrit Tiravanja's"Passage Cosmo 2001"(at CCA Kitakyushu Project Gallery)
Wached Hakata Gion Yamakasa Oiyama festival at dawn.
Saw"Medieval Hakata Exhibition" in Sea Side Momochi Park.
Held "Asian Family Workshop: Let's Make Lai Lao (Laotian Decorations)" (45 people attended)
Had lecture to Kashi Daini Junior High School art clud members at Artists' Gallery (18 students attended). An artist in the City of Kitakyushu, Mr. Suzuki Atsushi, visited him at the studio.
Trip to Yame City with his volunteers.
Trip to Usuki City in Oita Prefecture with Ass. Prof. Imaizumi Kenji.
Displayed his artwork with help of Mr. Suzuki Atsushi.
Had a performance "Baci" at Artists' Gallery. (94 people attended)
August 12 to 26
Exhibited his works during his stay Fukuoka at Artists' Gallery
Went back to Laos.