20 fascinating images of Vietnam

The Girl & the Elephant – This image of a little M’nong girl was taken in Dak Lak Province, in the Central Highlands. It’s from the same series as the photo chosen for the cover of Conde’ Nast Traveler.

Photography Life Magazine recently posted 20 fascinating images of Vietnam taken by four photographers on its website in a piece entitled Visions of Vietnam – 4 Photographers, 4 Styles. Circle of Dreams – A young woman naps in a round boat woven from bamboo on Vietnam’s central coast, near Phu Yen. The locals say the round shape allows for easy manoeuvrability when fishing in shallow coastal waters. A Room with a View – The endless rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi are … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “PONG-PING” by Plonk and Replonk

On the occasion of the International Francophonie Day , Plonk & Replonk will return to L’Espace for an installation exhibition which showcases posters and wacky objects. Exhibition: 24 Mar – 12 Apr 2015 L’Espace 24 Trang Tien , Hanoi In 1995 , in Franches-Montagnes, Jura, Switzerland, Plonk & Replonk were founded. Famous for their absurdist humour, black and squeaky, they decide to shape their worldview that mixes of Vialatte or Deerhunter style with … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Black Fog”

This event will introduce a set of works in a wide range of media (poetry performance, video and installation) by artists eL., Vo Tran Chau, Dino Trung and Ta Bach Duong from 9/1/2015 to 1/2/2015. Opening: Fri 09 Jan 2015, 6 pm Exhibition: 09 Jan - 01 Feb 2015 Nha San Collective 2nd floor, 24 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi 'Black Mist' is inspired by a same titled poem of poet eL. The poem is a compression of coverting memories and obsessions from childhood until today, which to poet Phương Lan with … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “Das prachtvolle Gelb läuft über blasse Blätter”

To mark the jubilee of 40 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Vietnam the Goethe-Institut will present the exhibition "The gorgeous yellow runs over pale leaves" with historic Ao Dais from the Emperors court in Hue from the private collection of Thai Kim Lan. Exhibition: 16 - 31 Jan 2015, 9 am - 7 pm Artist and Expert Talk: Sat 17 Jan 2015, 7 pm (More info here) Guided Tours: 18, 22 and 30 Jan 2015 (More info here) Goethe-Institut Hanoi 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học, Ba Đình, Hà … [Read more...]

Installation Exhibition “Life Portrait 5 – Inclined Shadow”

Opening: Fri 09 Jan 2015, 6 pm Exhibition: 09 Jan - 24 Feb 2015 L'Espace 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi What is the shadow? What does it reflect, contain and hide? The installation exhibition titled "Life Portrait 5 - Inclined Shadow" by Tran Duc Quy offers a reflection on the relationship between a subject and its shadow, their interactions, its stretch or shrinking based on the sunlight. "It is impossible to imagine how my flat black shadow transforms in the sun. Sometimes my shadow looks exactly … [Read more...]

Event : Installation Exhibition “Identification and Connection”

You are invited to exhibition "Identification and Connection" by artist Dang Thi Khue. According to the artist, the exhibition aims to prove the equal value of the wisdom of past thinking and today innovations; to show how art can find the way to approach the public and to fulfill its role as permanent soul connection. Opening: Sun 26 Oct 2014, 5 pm Exhibition: 26 Oct - 04 Nov 2014 Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St. Hanoi Artist Đặng Thị Khuê was born in 1946, graduated from … [Read more...]

Visual installation rethinks math sheets

Clear proof: People go zig-zagging through sheets of silk to look closer at the embroidered numbers and sketches.

VietNamNet Bridge - A unique get together between world famous Vietnamese mathematician Ngo Bao Chau and visual artist Ly Hoang Ly has ended up in a display in downtown Ha Noi. Ngo Bao Chau is a Vietnamese mathematician at the University of Chicago, best known for helping prove something known as the "fundamental lemma". This achievement was described in Time magazine as one of the top 10 scientific discoveries of 2009. In 2010, Chau was awarded the Fields medal - a mathematical "Nobel Prize" … [Read more...]

Museum displays fight for sovereignty

Battered: An exhibition goer examines pieces of Viet Nam's coast guard ships rammed by Chinese vessels on display at the ongoing display Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Islands - Viet Nam's Sovereignty.

VietNamNet Bridge - Adjusting his glasses, Nguyen Huu Thao peers closely at the large stained and rusty pieces of coast guard ships on display at the entrance to an exhibition hall of the Viet Nam Military History Museum (VMHM). The 70-year-old resident of Dong Anh District on the outskirts of the capital city was visibly angry. … [Read more...]

Event: Zo Paper Party

Sat 28 Jun 2014, 3 - 11 pm Chez Xuan 41, lane 76, An Duong, Tay Ho, Hanoi It is our pleasure to invite you to join us for the ZO PAPER PARTY on the 28th of June. We recommend you to arrive early so you can enjoy all our workshops, exhibitions and concerts. It was nearly a year ago we founded Zo project. Without the passion and motivation of its members and collaborators we would not be writing this invitation. There are so many people to thank and blessings to count. So, in some ways, this … [Read more...]

Exhibition “No Regret for the past, no project on the future, there is only Today”

Opening: Sun 22 Jun 2014, 6.30 pm Exhibition: 22 Jun - 12 Jul 2014 Zerostation 12 the 43rd alley (at the back of Nguyen Thi Dinh elementary school), Lam Van Ben st, Dis 7. HCMC You are invited to the exhibition "No regret for the past, no project on future, there is only today", the project "My city" by the artist Bang Duong. This exhibition also includes a sound work and an interactive photography. The exhibition is curated by Truong Minh Quy and Phan Minh Tuan (Liar Ben). The … [Read more...]