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Fred’s World

From cockroaches to a spiritually-powered Vietnamese heroine, peer into the eclectic world of animator Fred Serra

Animation artist Fred Serra’s apartment and studio space is currently going through a very last minute and unannounced renovation by the landlord, so our scheduled interview moved locations to his bar—now design studio […]

By |September 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Royal Showing

Dare to stare at this bold batch of over-sized canvases

While there is no blueprint for when an artist should achieve what might be called “success,” oil painting is not typically a medium where history has thrown up a large number of wunderkinder. Of course there […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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By Popular Demand

Jerome Peschard is a contemporary pop artist you should know

The pop art movement began in the 1950s and prospered in the 1960s in the US and UK, pulling imagery from popular and commercial culture as a means of generating more socially relevant commentary. This was a rejection of […]

By |August 25th, 2018|Art, Features|0 Comments
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On The Plus Side

MoT+++ and their artists to watch

MoT+++ is a new concept from the art space previously known as Dia Projects. The space will remain at its Binh Thanh location in Ho Chi Minh City while expanding its program to four main projects: the […]

By |August 18th, 2018|Art, Features|0 Comments
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Between Fragmentation and Wholeness

An exhibition of new work by Truong Cong Tung, the first comprehensive show of his work in almost a decade

Between Fragmentation and Wholeness refers to The Wholeness and the Implicate Order, a book authored by David Bohm, a distinguished physicist in the field of […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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BIS Visual Arts Exhibition

Every year BIS year-13 students showcase the fruits of their work, after finishing the IB Visual Arts course at British International School of HCMC. Here are a few select pieces, expressing who they are and what they think of the world […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Art, News|0 Comments
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My Life As a Bird Artist

Capturing the inherent beauty of birds through ink and paper

As I write this, I’m sitting outside on my balcony with a morning cup of tea, listening to the birds singing and planning the day. My own two parrots are out here with me and I’m watching a […]

By |May 7th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Down to a Fine Art

Zunk, a central figure in Hanoi’s street art scene, discusses hip-hop, supporting the community and the future of Vietnamese graffiti

I meet Zunk by the corner of the Cuban Embassy. We walk together down a few alleyways, heading to his studio for the next […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Art, Features|0 Comments
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Abandoned by Heaven

Where is Vietnamese society heading if it fails to cultivate and nurture its centuries-old traditional folk art and cultural practices?

At first glance, the paintings of Bui Thanh Tam’s Abandoned by Heaven collection project an air of innocence and a pollyanish sense of contentment. […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Art, Arts|0 Comments
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TAG a Friend

Saigon’s thriving graffiti culture may surprise you

It’s hard to think of graffiti without the connotations of illegality. Tagging, which rose to prominence in the 90s, has always been seen as an art form for youth and rebellion. However, now that it has surfaced and gained […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Art, Features|0 Comments