Six women in traditional Vietnamese clothing stand together looking directly at the camera in a field.
Land, Water, Heaven: cross encounters, joining threads.  ©

Benjamin Reich

Saturday 23 September 2023 to Friday 29 September 2023
Temple of Literature Hanoi

Join us in celebrating the true spirit of collaboration in this inspiring project uniting three groups of creatives for an epic design showcase. The Blue H’mong craftswomen of Pa Co village, the candle artisans of WAX Atelier and artists from Kilomet109 will come together for a three-week residency at APD Centre in Hanoi and Pa Co to share ideas, techniques and inspiration based on their shared heritage, as well as Mother Goddess beliefs and rituals.  

How to take part 

Final Showcase will be held between 23 and 29 September 2023 at Temple of Literature, Hanoi. Private view and curated tour, braiding string workshop, dyeing workshop will be followed. The exhibition will attract design professional, artists, and students keen to see new techniques, blending materials, design and craft techniques from Vietnamese and UK artists. The aim is to spark new conversations surrounding craft knowledge between the UK and Viet Nam. Please visit Wax Atelier website for further details about the programme. 

About the Season

The Season will imagine our future together by bringing together artists, universities, and civil society leaders. People across Viet Nam and the UK will have the opportunity to experience innovative and exciting creative work from some of the best UK and Viet Nam companies, artists and institutions creating together.