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Why Vietnamese Artist Phan Thao Nguyen Won The Signature Art Prize

Vietnamese artist Phan Thao Nguyen won the APB Signature Art Prize 2018 Grand Prize with her work, “Tropical Siesta.” And Vietnamese-American collective The Propeller...

Vietnamese Beatboxer Trung Bao Speaks Music And Makes Art

Trung Bao Nguyen is a Vietnamese beatboxer and digital artist. Or, as the Hanoi-born, Portland-based artist puts it, “I speak music and make visual...

Contemporary Art In Vietnam With Pioneering Artist Bui Cong Khanh

Bui Cong Khanh was one of the first Vietnamese conceptual artists to gain an international reputation. Once described as “one of Vietnam’s most intriguing...
Daisuke Featured

Sanuki Daisuke Is Building Open Spaces In A Crowded City

In 2009, Japanese architect Sanuki Daisuke had to make a choice. He could have found another teaching position after his four-year term had ended...
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Spade Art Tattoo Studio: Seven Quoc Nguyen’s Creative Space

In Vietnam, attitudes towards tattoos are shifting. There are events like the Hanoi Ink Fest—the capital’s first tattooing convention—and Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam...
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A Look Inside AIA Vietnam’s Head Office And Connective Hub

“It’s 3,000 square meters,” the Lab’s creative director Tuan Le says looking out across the first floor of AIA Vietnam’s head office. While AIA...
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The Signature Art Prize 2018’s Five Art Trends In The Region

The Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize 2018 is a strong indicator of art trends in the Asia Pacific and Central Asia...
Chip Huyen

Chip Huyen Talks Tech And Travel Writing

Chip Huyen has lots of stories to tell. The writer and computer scientist has Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Stanford where she taught courses...
Cyrus Chair

District Eight’s Cyrus Collection: Inspired By An Artifact

While design inspirations in the digital age tend to be drawn from the likes of Pinterest and Instagram, our friends at District Eight—a Vietnam-based...
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La Grange Interiors: Extending District Eight’s Global Reach

From small beginnings in 2010, District Eight have gone global. The modern-industrial furniture company feature in over 20 stores in the States and another...