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A VISUAL JOURNEY
Copyright©2020 Tai Dang
(Photographer, Director, Choreographer/ performance artist)
Born in Vietnam. Graduated from California College of Arts California USA.
Tai special interest in site-specific performance. In New York Tai received many public grants to produce project outdoor and abandon space. He presented his work in the US and Canada. In arriving New York City 1989 Tai began his performance career at ABC no RIO then presented his works at Thirteen Street Theater, CSC Theater, Dia Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, Museum of Natural History, The Guggenheim Museum, The Kitchen and The Saint Mark’s Church. And many site-specific such as Angel Orensanz (the 150 years old synagogue ), Columbus park’s abandon pavilion and Elevated Acre at 55 Water St. Tai also a recipient of 2001 Artist’s Fellowship (Multi media-disciplinary work) and 1996 Artist’s Fellowship (choreography) from New York Foundation for the Arts. The OnSITE/NYC commissioning fund from Dancing in the Street with major support in part from Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation and The Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust
Tai's traveling photography capturing the beauty around the world.
BFA, Painting & Photography, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA
2006 Tangle (Elevated Acre at 55 Water St ) Grants for Art in Public Space from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council with generous
support of The September 11th Fund.
2001 Artist’s Fellowship (Multi media-disciplinary work) from New York Foundation for the Arts
2002 Now and then, You put your hand over at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, NYC
1996 Artist’s Fellowship (choreography) from New York Foundation for the Arts
1996 Have Red Ever Green Work and Progress at the Guggenheim Museum produced by Mary Sharp Cronson
with major funding for the series was provided by Philip Morris Companies Inc.
1996 Have Red Ever Green Columbus Park OnSITE/NYC commissioning fund from Dancing in the Street with
1994 Chronically Here, was supported in part from Angel Orensanz Foundation
1993 RE were supported by the Association for VietArts, the Arts Council of Santa Clara County,
the Community Foundation of Santa Clara County, California Arts Council and the San Jose Arts Commission.
The Western Front special Grant from the City of Vancouver 1993 RetitledCross Cultural Fund in part of Canada council.
1993 The Falling Cow, Contact: Cultural change, Alternative perspectives program from American Museum
of Natural History was funded in part by Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, and gifts from Samuel
and May Rudin Foundation, The Henry Nias Foundation, Vidda Foundation, and the family of Federick H. Leonhardt.
1992 You Are Here was sponsored by Bronx Council on the Arts.
1992 RE In New York was supported in part by Asian American Arts Center.
1991 Come Let's View Snow Until We're Buried, was supported in part by a grant from the
New York State Council on the Arts.
1990 Sockey CSC theater was supported in part by Asian American Arts Center.
1989 Homage to V Thirteen Street theater
1989 When Heaven and Earth change places ABC no RIO