2017 HCMC Young Artists Biennale kicked off

An art contest for young artists titled “The 4th Young Artists Biennale in Ho Chi Minh City” has been launched by the HCMC Fine Arts Association, Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts and Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum.

The contest opens for young Vietnamese artists aged between 18 and 45.

Submitted artworks reflecting social and current issues were made from 2015-2016. Major category the artist is working in paintings, graphics, statues, sculptures, performance art, installation arts, and video art.

Participants can submit their works to the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association at No. 218A Pasteur Street in District 3 from now until February 28, 2017.

The event aims to encourage the artists’ creativity and diversification of materials, and honor artworks reflecting contemporary life through the lenses of young Vietnamese artists.

The organization board will honor winning entries with one first prize, two second prizes, three third prizes, and 5 consolation prizes.


By Minh An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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