Exchange: Laos

Social Focus: Environmental Health
Artist: David Burke

Exchange: Laos

Social Focus: Environmental Health
Artist: David Burke

Engaging youth through mural arts

For four weeks in Summer 2015, David Burke was in Vientiane, Laos, where he facilitated community workshops for youth to learn more about how public murals can be used to address social challenges. Workshop participants were invited to propose and implement mural concepts and other public art project concepts that relate to environmental health in Laos. i:cat Gallery hosted the program, including workshops, production events, and final exhibition of the community-driven work.

Community Projects

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Plastic City

Plastic City

Imagining new architecture and rethinking development and the convenience of plastic Plastic City is a large-scale public installation made from...

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Plastic City

I arrived in Laos with three rules for myself; stay open, ask questions, and listen. Once people started talking, the same issue kept coming up: the accumulation of trash around the city. Laos is a developing country that is in the throes of robust economic and urban...

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U.S. Embassy in Vientiane — Laos

U.S. Embassy in Vientiane — Laos
Rue Setthathilath, Vientiane, Laos
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Vientiane, Laos

Exchange Location

Vientiane, Laos
Vientiane, Laos

Exchange Location

Direction

Vientiane, Laos

Exchange Location

U.S. Embassy in Vientiane — Laos

About Our Host Partner, i:cat Gallery

i:cat Gallery curates and hosts exhibitions and events in visual art, music, poetry, film, and design, and is activated and inspired by Lao artists and artists living in and around Vientiane.

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