Museum of Ho Chi Minh City

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Museum of Ho Chi Minh City



Opening “Manufacturing Creativity” Exhibition.




   On the 21st January, 2019  the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, UNESCO and the University of Sydney corperated to launch an exhibition called “Manufacturing Creativity”.

   Creatives and manufacturers collaborate for sustainability, innovation and worker well-being. Initiative show how creativity can potentially boost business productivity



         This showcase will feature design and artworks that use clean waste, factory materials and processes in new and unexpected ways. The exhibition is the result of UNESCO and University of Sydney led collaboration between Vietnamese creative practitioners and manufacturing organisations. The project seeks to offer expanded opportunities for designers and artists, improve social well-being for workers who engage and enjoy these connections, and offer new ways of reducing waste. Alongside the exhibition a children’s art workshop using clean factory waste as well as a Seminar exploring factory collaborations will be held.

These creative business partnerships have been forged between a wide range of manufacturers around Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and Bien Hoa. Companies involved include the Lap Phuong Shoe Company, Hami Plastics, Noi Pallet Furniture, Fulin Plastic, Naturecraft Ceramic and Rattan, Gao Nam Binh Rice, and Triac Composites. The Phong Phu the top textile company in Vietnam is also involved in the project offering leadership and guidance on Vietnamese Manufacturing. The artists and designers are in the project come from a wide range of backgrounds from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, they are sculptors Lê Giang, Richard Streitmatter-Tran, Lai Dieu Ha, industrial designers Ngô Th Thu, Khiết Giang, Nguyn Huy, a fashion designer Lương Th Minh Hoa, and a photographer Đào Hà.


          Now in partnership withUNESCO, for the first time, the activity is more focused inside the factories. The project is gathering interest across Vietnam, especially in small and mediumsized enterprise firms who often don’t have the resources to run innovation or R&D programs. The January exhibition will show the public, and stakeholders like business groups and artists and designers how easy it is to connect for low cost/no cost locally based, creative community collaborations. Creative works include furniture, ceramic and rattan wares, clothing,sculpture and installation and photographs.

The “Manufacturing Creativity” exhibition will be displayed from 21st January to 29th  January, 2019.

Place: The Gallery and Exhibition of the City, 92 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Updated on 22-01-2019
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