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Joe Chikamori

Architect Joe Chikamori On Award-Winning Design And Electronic Music

Japanese architect Joe Chikamori opened his first studio next to the surfers’ beach of Shichirigahama, an hour outside of Tokyo. So he named his...

Charlie Nguyen In Five Films According To The Vietnamese Director

Charlie Nguyen is a former college indie filmmaker who kickstarted the Vietnamese film industry with his 2007 martial arts epic “The Rebel.” “There were...
Vân-Anh Nguyễn

Van-Anh Nguyen: The Pianist Celebrating Australia-Vietnam Relations

While most of us were preoccupied with toys at 15-months old Van-Anh Nguyen was learning the piano. By four, Van-Anh was accepted into the...
Vietnam Four Artists to Watch

Vietnamese Conceptual Art: Four Young Artists To Watch

After a complicated period, the Vietnamese conceptual art scene in Ho Chi Minh City is gaining more traction and support. Last month, Nguyen Art...
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Vietnamese Hardcore Culture Is Expanding But Still Angry

Worldwide, hardcore punk is known for its impressive volume, brief songs, and irreverent standpoint. The lyrics are shouted or screamed, and the production is...
Rehahn

Collectors’ Series: Collecting Fine Art Photography In Vietnam

Fine art photography is a relatively young and evolving field. Many photographers, like Cindy Sherman and Andreas Gursky, established themselves as recently as the...
Andrew Currie

Vietnamese Architecture: Andrew Currie is OUT-2 Design

Andrew Currie may be Australian but he’s lived his life almost entirely in Asia. Raised in Singapore and with work experience in Hong Kong,...

“Song Lang” By Leon Le Is A Film About Cassette Tapes,...

“It’s just a drama,” Leon Le says modestly about "Song Lang." We’re meeting a couple of days before the première to talk about the...
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LGBTQ Films In Vietnam: Diverse Stories Without Labels

Commercial movies keep breaking records. The highest grossing film of all time in Vietnam is now “Avengers: Infinity War,” which made VND 175 billion....
V.Sik Talks With Wowy Nguyen And Callous Tran

Vietnamese Rap All Stars Presented By Wowy Nguyen

We’re at Serif Space to shoot a special edition of V.Sik’s YouTube rap show. Vietnamese rapper Wowy Nguyen has invited five Vietnamese rap all...