Children’s exhibition on art, design to open in Hanoi

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An exhibition titled “Fantitastisch – Art and Design – Not just for Kids” will be organized at Goethe Institute in Hanoi from June 4-30.

Children’s exhibition on art, design to open in Hanoi

Children have wide-ranging and powerful fantasies. In order to promote their creativity, the participating artists have set themselves the task of designing beautiful and useful objects for the young explorers. 

Child-sized furniture, including bookshelves, tables and stools invite kids to paint, draw and play. Children will have a chance to make their own stuffed animals and textile products by hand, turn a backpack into a toy, read books in a cozy corner, make a pushbike from recycled materials and “paint music” with an app that turns colors into sounds.

The event’s organizers, six artists from Saxony-Anhalt, focus on attractive aesthetics, child-friendly design and sustainability. They enable children and adults to touch the art works to have unique, interactive encounters with the exhibition. have prepared this exhibition.

With this exhibition, the Goethe Institute wants to promote an understanding of education that promotes creativity and artistic discovery.

Anne Sommer , a playing and learning designer from the German company Spielmode, and Juri Spetter, who designs and builds bicycles from recycled materials, come from Germany. They will also offer workshops about their products.

The concept of the exhibition comes from the Art Foundation of Saxony-Anhalt. The director of the foundation, Manon Bursian, will appear at the event.

Manon Bursian has worked as the head of Information Centers at the Goethe Institutes in Helsinki, Oslo, and St. Petersburg. Since 2005, she has been the director of the Art Foundation of Saxony-Anhalt.


By Kim Khanh

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