Urban Art Flourishes in Cambodia Despite Challenges

Cambodia’s Urban Arts Festival has had its fair share of controversy in only two years, however that hasn’t stopped the festival’s founders and aspiring artists from inspiring the next generation of Khmer street artists.

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Ariana Grande to Bring Dangerous Woman Tour to Saigon

Arianators in Vietnam assemble: your favorite American pop sensation is making her Saigon debut in August this year.

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[Photos] Cambodian Artist Breathes Life Into Intricate Sketches With Digital Enhancement

Watch closely as flora and fauna, the sun and stars are brought to life under the hands of Cambodian artist Visoth Kakvei.

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[Photos] Taiwanese Art Project Turns Dirty Water Into Frozen Popsicles

These popsicles will make you sick, but they’ll also teach you a valuable lesson about water pollution.

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[Photos] Artist Captures Old Edo's Remnants in Busy Tokyo

Shinji Tsuchimochi's ukiyo-e illustrations breathe nostalgia into Japan's cool and modern capital.

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$350,000 Vietnamese Painting Sold at Christie's Allegedly a Fraud

According to art dealers and collectors, rampant counterfeits may devalue Vietnamese paintings on the international market.

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'Girls Rock Asia' Brings Together Female Musicians From Across Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia isn’t particularly well-known for its live music scene. Major international acts might only play Bangkok or Singapore, if they stop in the region at all. Home-grown acts are common, but often face challenges such as finding venues to play and outlets to build a fan base, as anyone familiar with the scene in Saigon knows too well. 

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A Present Retrospective: Fusing Past, Present and Propaganda

Work Room Four’s current exhibition, A Present Retrospective, connects past and present in the iconic work of Cuban graphic artist René Mederos and the responses of five contemporary Vietnamese artists.

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[Video] Saigoneer Sessions #1: Ca Hoi Hoang

The first time I met Ca Hoi Hoang frontman Nguyen Viet Thanh and band leader Nguyen Thanh Minh was in the midst of a sweltering Saigon afternoon.

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French Hip-Hop Meets Viet Rap in New Piu Piu Collaboration

As Vietnam’s underground hip-hop scene begins to emerge into the spotlight, one of its rising stars joins forces with an up-and-coming foreign artist to create a track for worldwide release.

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[Photos] This Artist Creates Ukiyo-e Paintings of Basketball Stars

Edo-ball is what happens when one combines Japanese culture, professional basketball and ukiyo-e paintings.

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