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A Method to the Madness

Raising mental health awareness in Vietnam through the universal language of art

Open a Vietnamese dictionary and it becomes clear why “mental health” is generally misunderstood and misdiagnosed in Vietnam. The definition of “mental health illness” in Vietnamese is “benh tam than,” which translates to “someone with a […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Going through spaces

With a necessary dose of surrealism to go through the spaces between men – an exhibition of new work by Hoang Duong Cam

For Hoang Duong Cam the task of the artist is akin to an acrobatic feat of tightrope walking […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Art, Arts|0 Comments
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More Than A City

Stylish design, eye-popping architecture, a Mediterranean climate, and one of the most dynamic culinary scenes in the world are just a few of the many reasons to visit Barcelona
Many artistic geniuses, such as painter Pablo Picasso and architect Antoni Gaudí, […]

By |September 21st, 2018|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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Island Gem

From prison island to paradise island, Con Dao’s unspoiled terrain makes it one of the world’s top destinations
“Con Dao is an island of heroes, a great historical monument… It will be the property of the people and an invaluable asset […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Destination, 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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What A Relief!

Fleeting pleasures of life in vibrant woodcut prints

The duck peering over the broken bottom half of the egg in wood print artist Jack Clayton’s (www.jackclaytonart.com) piece on Vietnamese street food almost looks kind of cute until you see the other visual cues: tamarind, a hot […]

By |August 30th, 2018|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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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