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Photos of Spratly Archipelago on display in Germany

Update: October, 10/2016 - 18:00
We them boys: ’Trường Sa Boys’, one of three photos on display by Nguyễn Thu Thủy
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Three photos featuring the Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelago by artist Nguyễn Thu Thủy are among more than 1,200 pictures on display at the ongoing fourth Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography in Berlin, Germany.

Thủy is the only Vietnamese representative of 445 contemporary artists from 41 countries to attend the event, which runs till October 30, held by the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.

Thủy’s three photos, entitled “Trường Sa ahead of the Storm’,”“Boys in Trường Sa” and “Peaceful Lotus on Trường Sa” were taken during her trips to the archipelago.

Earlier, the pictures were selected for the final round of the seventh edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Female Photographers.

Two other photos of Thủy’s are also on display at the Berlin exhibition, featuring a a ceramic mosaic mural in Hà Nội and a lotus mosaic in the central province of Thanh Hóa, both community art projects.

Under the theme “Emotions and Commotions across Cultures”, the exhibition represents different photography styles from diverse cultures on various topics.

The event honours talented photographers and helps them further their careers. — VNS

Picture tells a thousand words: Visitors at the exhibition in Berlin. Photo courtesy of Nguyễn Thu Thủy

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