Hanoi is littered with museums, we just never hear about them all. Lucy Sexton visits three of the capital’s lesser-known tributes to the past. Photos by Julie Vola
Since the closure of Zone 9, the arts collective Workroom Four has been searching for a new space. Now it has one, with views to match. Words by Katie Jacobs. Photos by David Harris
Eye-candy female DJs are making a name for themselves in Vietnam. But what’s really talking? Is it the music or is it something else? Words by Nick Ross
Silk and colonial houses. Nha Xa in Ha Nam is as unique as it is charming. Words by Hoa Le. Photos byJulie Vola
On the eve of its second decade, Saigon-based Galerie Quynh is still leading the way. Words by Cristina Nualart. Photos provided by Galerie Quynh
Live visuals are jumping off in Vietnam. And leading the way are the constituents of Vietnam’s first visual collective, LAV [Live Audio Visual] Syndicate.
On Apr. 19, Saigon’s rising bilingual rap star Suboi took to the stage, opening for R&B superstar Kelly Rowland at the ColorMe Run race’s musical finale, to a crowd of 5,000. A few years ago, Suboi was virtually unknown by the mainstream masses, with only a cult following in the still heavily underground hip hop and rap scenes in Vietnam.