20 fascinating images of Vietnam

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...]

Artist gives a nod to the conical hat

For Nha Trang-based artist Nguyen Lieu, the conical hat of Viet Nam has more than iconic value. Life and fate : Two artworks by artist Nguyen Lieu on display at his first solo exhibition in HCM City. He sees them as a metaphor for the industrious lifestyle and destiny of the farmers. "To me, the hat represents a person's life and fate," Lieu said. Non (hat) is the theme of Lieu's first solo exhibition, which opens at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum today. The exhibition displays … [Read more...]