Solo + collaborative exhibitions and performances

August 2017 : “A SOLO EXHIBITION by LY HOÀNG LY” – The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

Dec 2018: Guerilla public sculpture “Hope – Memory Tree”. Tôn Đức Thắng Street, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Aug 2017: The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, “0395A.ĐC – A Solo Exhibition by Ly Hoàng Ly”, HCMC, Vietnam

2014+2015+2016: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago + Links Hall, Chicago + Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago + Quadrenniel 2015, Prague + Defibrillator, Chicago: “Memory vs. Memory – Ly Hoàng Ly + Patricia Nguyễn”

2016: personal studio, HCMC + 2014: personal studio, Chicago: “Prvdens Vivo Prvdens Morior”

2016: Ton Duc Thang street, HCMC, Vietnam + 2015: Plum Village, Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France: “Hugging trees – Hugging your loved-ones – Hugging yourself”

2015: Nha san Collective & public street, “Requesting words – Offering words”, Hanoi, Vietnam

2015: Manzi Art Space, “Prism – lăn[g] kính lăn[g] trụ”, Hanoi, Vietnam

2014:  Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, Hanoi, Vietnam + Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, SAIC + North Branch Projects, Chicago, USA: “Faithfully Flat – Phase 1”, collaborated with Fields Medal mathematician, Dr. Ngô Bảo Châu.

2013: Sullivan Gallery, SAIC, “0395A.ĐC”, Chicago, USA

2012: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, “Uprooting Nature”, Indiana, USA

2008: L’Espace, “Father and Daughter and Poetry”, Hanoi, Vietnam

2008: Hochiminh City Exhibition House, “Gabarge . Water . Cloud (The path of Childhood)”, HCMC, Vietnam

2008: Art Omi, “The beautiful life: “Born, Death, Rebirth, Death, Rebirth”, NY, USA

2005: Cave Gallery, “New York’s inside Rodney’s House”, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2005: Flux Factory, “Comb”, Queen, NY + Roger Smith Gallery, “Breads and nails”, NY

2003: Blue Space Gallery, “Pushing through borders” & “The suffering”, HCMC, Vietnam

1998: Idecaf, “The dream”, HCMC, Vietnam


Selected Group Exhibitions


June 2021: JWD Art Space, “A Life Beyond Boundaries (The Geography of Belonging)”, Bangkok, Thailand

June 2020: MoT+++, La Astoria, “password 0~1”, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Dec 2019: San Art, “Opaque Signs – Điềm Mờ”, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Oct 2019: Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, “Vietnam Cutural Week”, Lisboa, Portugal

Sep 2019: Qi Dong Poetry Salon, Taiwan Literature Museum, “Poetic Leaf”, Taipei, Taiwan

Aug 2019:  Centro Cultural La Moneda, “A selection of THE 9TH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART” (APT9), Santiago, Chile

April 2019: RMIT Gallery, “Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia”, Melbourne, Australia

Dec 2018: Sàn Art, “Bodies Survey[ed]”, HCMC, Vietnam


2016 – 2017: Museo de Antioquia, “Zonas Grises – Vùng Xám”, Colombia.

2016-2017: Casa Italia, “Viet Nam Eye”, Hà Nội, VN

2016: Vietnam Fine-Arts Museum, “Open Doors-Mở cửa”, Hà Nội, Vietnam

2015: Manzi Art Space, “PRISM – lăn[g] kính lăn[g] trụ”, Hà Nội, Vietnam

2015: Nhà Sàn Collective, “từ . tới | from . to”, Hà Nội

2012: School of The Art Institute of Chicago, “Ở – Recent Works by Artists From Vietnam Heritage”, USA

2012: Richard Gray Gallery, “People Vs. Space”, Chicago, USA.

2012: RIAP 2012: “Recontre International d’Art Performance de Quebec”, Canada

2009 – 2010: Ifa Gallery, “Connect: Art Scene Vietnam”, Berlin & Stuttgart, Germany

2009: Jockey Club Creative Art Center, Hong Kong

2007-2009: Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea + Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, USA + San Art, HCMC, Vietnam: “Transpop: Korea Vietnam Remix

2008: “Mekong Art and Culture Project”, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

2007: Mills College Art Museum, “Changing Identity”USA

2007Fine Art University + Viet Art Center, “National Young Art Festival”, Hanoi, VN

2007: Asian Pacific/American Institute of NYU, “Exquisite Crisis & Encounters”, NY, USA

2007: New Zero Art Space, “Asian Contemporary Art Exchange “, Yangon, Myanmar

2004: Dahlem Museum, Berlin, Germany + Chiang Mai Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand + National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand: “Identities Vs. Globalization”

2004Queen Gallery, “Living Art – Regional Artists Respond To Hiv/Aids”, Bangkok


2000-2001-2002: NIPAF (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagano, Nagoya, Hongkong, Macau, New York).