|Right there: The exhibition helps people get close to nature. — VNS Photo Minh Thu
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thanh Giang, a 12-year-old student in Hà Nội, was impressed by a photo of the Sphingidae Moth Caterpillar terrifying predators with its snake-like shape.
“I thought it was a snake at first sight, but when I read the photo caption I learned it is a caterpillar living in the south of Việt
Giang was attending an exhibition titled “Pulsation – Biological Diversity in Việt
“Now I know that the Formosan sambar deer is the largest native animal species in
“Framed as works of art, this collection brings life and new visual style to traditional landscape and ecological photography,” he said. “Through these images, one can observe the beauty of life arising from the rich ecological system and establish an emotional connection with nature.”
The exhibition offers visitors a visual tour to various places in
It is divided into five major themes exploring
The first one, "Rhythms of Nature", reveals how the diverse terrain of
Nearly 60 per cent of
In "Secrets under Water", images taken underneath the Pacific Ocean off the coast of
"Urban Nature" demonstrates the “concrete forest”, a unique ecosystem present in highly developed areas, maintained by humans and animals together.
"For the Love of Diversity" shares four on-going stories of ecological conservation.
The exhibition also displays Việt
The exhibition reflects the richness of the local nature through photos of stunning beauty spots, national parks and nature reserves as well as of rare species living in Việt Nam such as the red-shanked douc (Pygathrix nemaeus), which is an endangered species living in Sơn Trà Nature Reserve in Đà Nẵng.
Director Đà said he expected that the exhibition’s use of new technology in lighting and video art would bring visitors rare experiences.
“It’s not only watching photos displayed on easels. We want visitors to feel close to the nature and approach the flora and fauna naturally and emotionally at this exhibition,” he said. “Visitors can also interact with the nature by choosing photos of beautiful landscapes as backgrounds and taking photos. These photos will appear immediately in a digital album of the exhibition. Above all, we want to evoke the love for nature in people’s hearts.”
The exhibition will run until February 25 at the Hà Nội Museum,
|Lovely vistas: Visitors take photos with Vietnamese landscape as backgrounds. — VNS Photo Minh Thu
|Special: The exhibition displays images of rare species living in Việt Nam and Taiwan. — VNS Photo Minh Thu
|Advanced: The exhibit is designed with special lighting and video art. — VNS Photo Minh Thu