Hanoi exhibition displays works of those who see with their hands

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A visually impaired student at work in Hai Duong Province's Cay pottery village.

A special arts exhibition by visually impaired students is open at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi from Nov 19 to 25, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported on Saturday.

Nghe thuat vuot qua thi giac (art that surpasses visual perception) features 200 artworks using diverse material and techniques, including painting, sculpture, graphics, by 25 visually impaired students of the Nguyen Dinh Chieu School in the capital, the report said.

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The exhibition is the students' work done after five years of studying and training at the Art-House in Hanoi and traditional pottery villages in Bat Trang, Cay in the northern province of Hai Duong, and Ngoi of Bac Giang province.

According to artist Dao Ngoc Huynh, one of the project's teachers in Art-house, "the students most importantly showcase their passion for the arts, using their hands in place of their eyes to discover the world."

The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is located on 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District.

 

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