Hà Thúy Hằng
Years of birth : 1989
Field: Experimental music
About artist: Hà Thúy Hằng began learning classical piano music at the age of 12. After receiving her degree in Musicology from the Vietnam National Academy of Music in 2014, she enrolled in a training course offered by Domdom Center for Experimental Music and Art. Hà Thúy Hằng was one of the seven Vietnamese artists selected by the British Council to participate in FAMLAB 2018 as part of the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth Project. She is the co-founder of the project The Future of Tradition – sponsored by the British Council’s FAMLAB Fund. Hằng is especially interested in the contemporariness of Vietnamese traditional music, and is always searching for new pathways into impromptu music making – improvising from traditional Vietnamese musical material and instruments and incorporating elements of modern electronic music.
Remarkable activities/projects in 2020 : In 2020, Hà Thúy Hằng continued to work on Future of Traditions 02. She also participated in Á Space’s SoloMarathon2020 with Open Studio No. 6: Flying-Mania, Goethe Institut Culture Lab: Little Peanut and the Sneeze Theory, and performed in Red Dust Horizon – an experimental music concert ending Dom Dom’s I-1C course.
Hanoi Grapevine’s Finest aims to become an annual honoring event, organized and selected by Hanoi Grapevine, Pro-active Audience Network (PAN) and the audience community. The event seeks to honor individuals, organizations, projects and activities whose work in the creative arts has had an impact on the community, in order to foster artistic development, promote media coverage and further the influence of arts and culture on the community in a broader and more meaningful manner.
The voting period runs from 05 Mar 2021, to 20 Mar 2021.