What’s on November 2-8 (Daily updated)
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES
Hanoi-Hanoi City Walk – Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Nov 709:30 am – 11:30 am
Meeting point: the Hanoi Flag Tower, next to Highland Coffee on Dien Bien Phu street
From Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design:
Organised by Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH), the walk will start in front of the Flag Tower on Dien Bien Phu street with a brief introduction to the Citadel. We will then proceed into the Citadel Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to learn about/discuss the architecture, the different historical periods of this former centre of power, the different relics and the part it played in the American War. During the walk, you will get to hear personal stories from long-term local Hanoi locals, as well as discovering some hidden areas of the city.
Danang-Exhibition to raise funds for victims of natural disasters
Danang Fine Arts Museum
Featuring 60 wooden carvings, zinc and stone block prints by 18 artists to raise funds for the victims of floods and landslides in the central region.
Hanoi-No Rain Without Clouds: Preserving Vietnamese Art for the Future
Until Dec 27 virtual exhibition via the online platform Kunstmatrix
Nov 7 – 15
Vietnam Women’s Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street
From Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design:
No Rain Without Clouds brings together a multitude of perspectives and stories around memory and identity, in doing so contemplating the role of art collections in the preservation and promotion of Vietnam’s arts and culture, as well as the dynamics between traditions and urban life. With a name that brings to mind the infinite cycles of nature and the transformations necessarily following periods of hardships and challenges, the exhibition responds to the context of 2020 through experiments with platforms and audience’s experience, materialising simultaneously as both a virtual showing (via the Kunstmatrix platform) and a physical exhibition at Vietnam’s Women Museum (Hanoi).
No Rain Without Clouds presents an array of paintings, sculptures and video works curated from the prestigious RMIT Collection of Contemporary Vietnamese Art.
The exhibition showcases 32 works from the following 22 artists: Hoang Duong Cam – Nguyen Nghia Cuong – Dinh Cong Dat – Ta Minh Duc – Ha Tri Hieu – Nguyen Manh Hung – Bui Cong Khanh – Duong Thuy Lieu – Le Phi Long – Ha Thuc Phu Nam – Ngoc Nau – Phan Thao Nguyen – Le Hoang Bich Phuong – Pham Khac Quang – Phan Quang – Nguyen The Son – Thien Do – Tiffany Chung – Pham Van Tuan – Ngo Van Sac – Hoang Duy Vang – Hoang Nam Viet
The event is a part of Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design 2020 organised by RMIT University Vietnam in collaboration with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (VICAS) and COLAB Vietnam and other partners in the creative industries, with Hanoi Grapevine as media partner.
Nov 702 pm – 04 pm
Liulo Arts & Craft, No 76 Alley 281 Tran Khat Chan Street
From the organizer:
Líu Lo’s Monoprint Workshop is back with inspiration from artist Marc Chagall – he is one of the most famous 20th century artists whose name is associated with poetic and romantic paintings. His work is praised for his exceptional use of color.
It is in simplicity. The colors Marc Chagall uses are only the basic Red – Green – Blue tones, but they are combined to form a harmonious whole and have a little neon direction.
With a focus on minimalism like Marc Chagall’s, our Monoprint workshop will guide you through the most basic techniques and colors, yet still produce prints that are rich in significance and bold colors of each person.
The purpose of the workshop is to introduce and hands-on practice to become familiar with a technique, an art that has already existed in parallel with painting. Artists from the Renaissance to contemporary times all see printing as a means and material to help convey their ideas to different surfaces.
Fee: 250000 VND /person – Quantity: 5 people
Hanoi- Hanoi 1967 – 1975 – A Photography Exhibition by Thomas Billhardt
Until Nov 15 (Tues to Sun), 10am – 7 pm
Manzi Exhibition Space – No. 2 Hang Bun Lane
Manzi Art Space – 14 Phan Huy Ich Street
The Goethe Institut, Camera Work, Nhã Nam Publisher and Manzi Art Space are pleased to present an extraordinary photo exhibition featuring Hanoi in the period of 1967 to 1975 by world-renowned German photographer Thomas Billhardt.
Consisting of 130 black & white and colour photos taken during Thomas Billhardt’s trips to Vietnam, the exhibition presents viewers an honest documentary of Hanoi from 1967 to 1975 minute by quotidian minute, sincere and unadorned.
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