Ron Tran

Ron Tran is an artist who was born in Saigon, and currently lives and works in Vancouver. His practice incorporates sculpture, photography, video, performance and installation. He is invested in the social and political nature of space which he foregrounds through interruptive strategies and collaborative practices that engage the public and gallery. His work addresses shifting understandings of public and private space, and questions ideas of individual ownership. Tran studied at Emily Carr University and has participated in group and solo exhibitions in North America, Europe, and Asia. Tran participated in the 6th Berlin Biennale (2010). He was selected for the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien residency in Berlin (2014). He was awarded for Mayor’sArts Awards (2015). His work has been featured in Avant-Gardes of The 21st Century published by Phaidon Press (2013). Tran recently has been awarded a two year (2018-2019) Research and Creation grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to produce new work in Vietnam.

Last updated: May 5, 2024