Arts Cross-cultural collective holds multimedia exhibition in HCMC By Vu Yen Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019,15:10 (GMT+7) Cross-cultural collective holds multimedia exhibition in HCMCBy Vu Yen Artists prepare for the Unexpected Jumps exhibition - PHOTO: VU YEN HCMC - Cross-cultural collective May Xay Sinh To (Blender) will organize a multimedia exhibition at the HCMC Fine Arts Museum in District 1 from December 12 to 29. The Unexpected Jumps exhibition depicts the city’s everyday changes, revealing unknown spaces in which the people are ready to jump and overcome obstacles, physically or mentally. The exhibition brings together students from HCMC Fine Arts University and artists Thy Nguyen Truong Minh, Emmanuelle Vincent and Pierre Larauza. It will showcase new works to the public, including paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, and art performances. Unexpected Jumps is the fruit of bilateral cooperation … [Read more...] about Cross-cultural collective holds multimedia exhibition in HCMC
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Featuring 13 Designers from Hong Kong and Abroad ; Showcasing the Possibilities when Craftsmanship is Integrated into Everyday Design HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 11 December 2019 - Design Spectrum, the new design initiative organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) with sponsorship from Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR Government), is showcasing Asian design philosophy in four thematic exhibitions at 7 Mallory Street, a Grade II Historic Building in Wan Chai. As we approach the halfway point of the four-part programme, for the third exhibition, Refined Touch: Crossover Between Design and Craft, different designers and artisans from Hong Kong and abroad have been invited to showcase their creations with origins in both design and craft, encouraging visitors to rethink the relationship between the two. Design Spectrum will also offer a series of workshops where design and … [Read more...] about Hong Kong Design Centre Presents REFINED TOUCH: CROSSOVER BETWEEN DESIGN & CRAFT, Third DESIGN SPECTRUM Exhibition
Illustration by Trịnh Lập By An Phương “Not everyone is an artist, but everyone is a critic.” I reblog this quote or ones with a similar meaning to my personal Tumblr account every time I feel attacked by a random Internet fellow. Unlike Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, Tumblr is a social networking platform based on genuine respect, at least in my humble experience. Of course, I’m not here praising Tumblr for being a healthy platform but discussing one of the most relevant topics of today’s society, “criticism culture”. With the introduction of the Internet, followed by “keyboard warriors”, defined as those who behave aggressively online but are too shy to do the same face-to-face, criticism culture seems to be a predictable result. “I’m familiar with the concept of keyboard warrior. In fact, I was once a serious 'warrior' defending my K-pop … [Read more...] about What’s wrong with the internet’s criticism culture?