Discussion “The Living Past” & Exhibition of Historical Book’s Illustrations

Discussion “The Living Past” & Exhibition of Historical Book’s Illustrations

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Discussion: Wed 20 Sep 2017, 6 pm
Exhibition: 04 – 30 Sep 2017, 9 am – 8 pm
L’Espace’s Mezzanine

From L’Espace:

You are invited to the round-table discussion “The Living Past” with the participation of:

• Painter Ta Huy Long
• Dr To Lan
• Writer Luu Son Minh

An exhibition of painter Ta Huy Long’s illustrations of the 14th-century Vietnamese historical work “Lĩnh Nam chích quái” by author Tran The Phap will take place at the mezzanine of L’Espace from 04 – 30/09/2017.

The past, with all its glory, stories and colors, is ever-present and worth revisiting regularly in the present day.

“Lĩnh Nam chích quái” is an important work of great value of Vietnamese literature from the 10th to 19th century. On this occasion, the Kim Dong publishing house would like to present a new edition of the work with over 200 colored illustrations by painter Ta Huy Long. This is the first illustrated version of the work till date.

During the discussion, the guest speakers will talk about their working processes of reconstructing the past and bringing it to audiences in full glory.

Language: Vietnamese

Free entry

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Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace
24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội
Tel: (84-24) 39 36 21 64
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