|A work by French choreographer Emmanuelle Vincent is on display at the arts exhibition “La sourire de la mutation” at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum. — Photo courtesy of the organiser|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — The art exhibition “La sourire de la mutation” (The Smile of Mutation) featuring French, Belgian and Vietnamese artists has opened at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum.
The exhibition showcases works by French artists Emmanuelle Vincent and Pierre Lauraza, Vietnamese-Belgian painter Nguyễn Trương Minh Thy and students of the HCM City University of Fine Arts.
The exhibition includes dance, visual images and installations exploring the changes of urban areas from the past to the future.
Vincent, also a choreographer, has used sun jackets, which are worn by Vietnamese women on motorbikes, in dance moves.
Thy, who teaches multicultural art projects, includes images of Việt Nam’s cities through his visual works, while Lauraza’s works reflect the blend of the past and the future.
The city’s students display paintings and photos on the lifestyle of HCM City which were the results of a two-month workshop on the arts launched by the three artists in October and November.
The exhibition will also include two art workshops for visitors on December 23 and December 30.
The event is part of a bilateral cultural cooperation project between Belgium and Việt Nam introduced in 2016 in partnership with the HCM City University of Fine Arts.
The exhibition will be open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday until January 21. The museum is at 97 Phó Đức Chính Street in HCM City’s District 1. — VNS