Has the locus of Vietnamese contemporary art shifted from Hanoi to HCMC?
KVT headed south to take a look for himself. The result is a series of articles about his encounters.
Part 1: Galerie Quynh has been a premier art name in HCMC for about nine years.
Part 2: Ei8ht Gallery has been a fixture on the Saigonese art scene for two years and has between eight and ten exhibitions a year.
Part 3: VIVEKKEVIN, a fine art space that specializes in jewellery.
Part 4: San Art, KVT comes face to face with the work of Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai.
Part 5: San Art, one of the first experimental spaces in Saigon.
Part 6: Galerie Quynh, The One Planet of Nguyen Manh Hung.
Part 7: DIA, an extension of the artist’s own practice and changes to suit the needs and necessities of that practice.