Wed 10 Oct 2012, 8 pm
From the organizer:
“On the Contrary” is the last but definitely not the least film from the Black Project this year. The film featuring artist Nguyen Minh Nam from Bac Ninh city which is one of the Vietnamese cultural tradition origins. Being brought up under the old traditional atmosphere, Nam witnessed the social struggle of women nowadays between the traditional way of Vietnamese women and the modern day western liberation. With the influence from his artist father, Nam decided to state the contemporary Vietnamese feminism issues on his canvas. This time Black Project worked with Nguyen Minh Nam and recorded a day’s life of a club dancer Ms. Pham Bao Tien, through the daily of this so called “modern girl” the film is trying to connect the relation between her and Nam’s works in contemporary society of Vietnam. Please find out more in the film. There will also be an action art performed by Nam and Tien at the opening, and live music performance by musician Nguyen Van Thao and Nam.
22A Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội
At the end of the alley leading to Artist’s Hotel