Book launch: 25 Sep, 06:30 pm
Artist talk: 03 Oct, 02:30 pm
Exhibition: 25 Sep – 09 Oct
Matca Space for Photography, 48 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
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“Hanoi is shedding its skin. So what to make of its spirit?”, asked Wouter Vanhees, a Belgian photographer based in Hanoi since 2015.
His debut photobook “Hà Nội, Wednesday, 10:43 p.m.” takes us on a journey through a Hanoi of a neon-lit haze, crisp shadows, and illuminated windows punctuating the night sky. With the locations obscured, perhaps what is captured is not a particular building but a promise, a collective yearning, or a default symbol of future prosperity.
The launching of Vanhee’s photobook published by Matca will take place together with an exhibition and artist talk.
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