In situationist theory, psychogeography is the study of the geographical environment on people’s emotions and behaviour. But to certain sensitive artists, this influence is a two-way street
An exhibition at Goethe Insitut is putting the ao dai in the spotlight. In doing so it has created an enduring connection between past and present. Words by Katie Jacobs. Photos by Julie Vola
Though they often don’t last a week, Saigon Outcast’s artistic experiments are having a permanent effect. Words by Ed Weinberg. Photos provided by Linh Nguyen and the artists
From a 40-DJ festival in a national park to a week of top-flight indie acts, to Vietnam’s first comic con, festival chronicler Ed Weinberg has seen the future of the festival in Vietnam, and it is good. Photos by Francis Xavier and Ed Weinberg
When this music-dance-visuals collaboration enters its second life this year, it will be in the service of something greater than the sum of its parts. Words by Ed Weinberg. Illustrations provided by Trung Hoang
The owner of a new, secondhand turntable, Francis Xavier goes on a turbulent quest through the dustbins of history to find out — where can you buy secondhand records in Saigon?
Courtesy of Saigon’s best, live, original music-writing bands, a night of cover music mayhem is making its way to Cargo just in time for Halloween. Here’s what’s in store. Words by Ed Weinberg. Photos by Francis Xavier