The nation's struggle to modernise without losing its traditions and
culture is being given visual expression by six outstanding artists in
an exhibition in Hong Kong entitled Vietnam Now, which will open on
Aug 24 and continuing through September 9.
artists Ha Tri Hieu, Nguyen Thi Chau Giang, Nguyen Quang Thang, Le Quoc
Viet, Chinh Le and Nguyen The Son include paintings of oil on canvas,
silk paintings, bronze sculptures, 3D photography, and calligraphy.
Widely exhibited in Vietnam , these artists are emerging on the
international stage. Their works adapt and integrate traditional
subjects and techniques in ways that resonate with contemporary
The exhibition will be accompanied by a
documentary on the lives of the artists and the issues they address,
produced by Art Vietnam Gallery in association with documentary film
maker Bill Perna of Perna Content.-VNA