Embroidery and water-color painting on silk
77cm x 77cm
“Khuyết” (The Thing That’s Not There) is a work of embroidered silk depicts Long cổn spreading its arm in mid-space, its adornments of dragons and phoenix lacking from the gown while it reflects on water a shadow that differs considerably from itself. Tran Chau alludes to a strategic game between Vietnam and many other opponents that has dragged on for thousands of years and still hovers on the geography of Vietnam.
Text by Tra Nguyen.