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Indian, Vietnamese artists collaborate to strengthen ties


Press Trust of India New Delhi
To propagate cultural ties between India and Vietnam, 10 Vietnamese artists are collaborating with their Indian counterparts for a new exhibition as part of the Vietnam-India Artists' Camp on March 3 here.

The show, organised by SEHER in association with Embassy of Vietnam and India International Centre, will coincide with the India visit of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang.

The exhibition seeks to strengthen diplomatic ties between the two nations through art, organisers said.

The event, scheduled to be held at India International Centre here, promises to offer a mesmerising experience to art enthusiasts while providing a sneak peek into the diverse Vietnamese culture.

Art aficionados will get so see live demonstrations as artists create intricate paintings.

The camp will also feature seminars and live discussions where artists will interact with the audience while elucidating the commonalities between Indo-Vietnam cultures.

"The artists will create works of art to mark diplomatic ties between the two nations. These painters will work together while drawing inspiration from each others background and tradition among other things," said Sanjeev Bhargava, Founder Director of SEHER.

The paintings, which will be created extempore at the camp, will depict different styles of paintings ranging from contemporary to impressionist to modern and traditional.

The artists will also participate in several interactions during the day thereby facilitating the exchange and profound understanding of each others' art practices.

"Art plays a significant role in strengthening ties between nations. Art helps in binding people from different backgrounds and nationalities together. It is one of the best forces to bring harmony, peace, and beauty around people," Bhargava explained.

Participating artists will include Dao Thi Lien Huong, Bui Hiru Hung, Nguyen Xuan Nghi, Ngo Ba Thao, Chu Anh Phuong, Le The Anh, Le Dirc Tung, Doan Van Duc, Ngo Thi Binh Nhi, Nguyen Tien Hung with their Indian partners Tanmoy Samanta, Nupur Kundu, Harshvardhan Swaminathan, Shalina Vichitra, Manish Pushkale, Akhilesh Yadav, Laishram Meena Devi, Kanchan Chander, Gitanjali Sanon, Nin Taneja, Mahula Ghosh and Ranjeeta Kant.

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First Published: Feb 27 2018 | 2:35 PM IST

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