b. 1995, Hanoi
Van Do (b. 1995, Hanoi) is a curator and writer. After 23 years of living and working in Hanoi, in 2019 she moved to Saigon to curatorially assist The Factory. A graduate of Hanoi University of Social Sciences and Humanities, she is intellectually indebted to alternative platforms such as Understanding Vietnam Forum, Autumn School of Development, and Critical & Cultural Theories, among others. When in Hanoi, she has worked with art spaces such as Hanoi Doclab and DomDom and the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE); while producing short films on the side. Her recent projects and collaborations include: Broken Relationships (2019); Gạo by Mắt Trần Ensemble (2019); Tướng đổi thế rời (2019); Epsilon Runner (directed by Siu Pham, 2019); Even fall (directed by Ta Minh Duc, 2019); Hanoi New Music Festival 2018; Film no. 3 (directed by Ta Minh Duc, 2018); Hanoi Docfest 2017.