Vuth Lyno is an artist, curator and researcher. A co-founder of the Stiev Selapak art collective, he is also co-founder of SA SA BASSAC gallery and reading room. Vuth is Artistic Director of Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh’s only artist-run space, located in the historic and presently endangered neighborhood known as the White Building. His artistic and curatorial practice is primarily participatory in nature, engaging specific Cambodian communities and the cultures unique to them. Vuth holds a Master of Art History from the State University of New York, Binghamton, with the support of a Fulbright Fellowship.
His writing has been published in journals including Udaya: Journal of Khmer Studies and Trans Asia Photography Review, at which he is also an editorial board member. He is a co-founder and editorial member of a new journal titled SOUTHEAST OF NOW: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art. Vuth’s exhibitions include South by Southeast, curated by Patrick Flores and Anca Mihulet at Osage Gallery, Hong Kong (2015) and Family Snaps: Photography in Southeast Asia at Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre (2014). His curatorial projects include Traversing Expanses (2014) and Cambodian Youth Arts Festival (2012).
Vuth was also a speaker for 2015 Para Site International Conference and one of the lecturers at Para Site’s 2015 Workshops for Emerging Professionals.