Founded in 2010, this is bi-annual exhibition event taken by Hanoi – Saigon sculptor in the two main cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. 56 sculpture works at the exhibition showcases the diversity in dimensions and materials, such as wood, welded iron, inox, bronze, mixed media, etc… It shows the public to the better qualifications, the professional courage and aesthetic experiences of each sculptor, of the whole group as an interesting part of the contemporary Vietnamese sculpture.
Especially, this year event marks a special change with the participant of a guest sculptor - a young Vietnamese artist studying and living in the USA, Le Hoai Nam. He had his first ever solo exhibition in Hanoi in 2011.
Besides introducing the newest or never-displayed artworks, the exhibition is an ideal rendezvous for sculptors in two cities to exchange the working opportunities, career directions, to showcase their own creations and to introduce new faces in the country’s growing sculptor community as well.
Along with the bi-annual exhibition in Hanoi, the group also organizes a special talk show, titled of Sculpture with Space and Architecture at the university at 9am on December 13, 2016 to share their experiences, their points of views and their ambitions together and to younger generations, especially those studying and working in the fields of culture and arts.
By Hoang Anh