Safe sex is the theme of an unusual graduation thesis by a graphic design student of Van Lang University in
Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyen Minh Tuan, aka Tuan Khoa, has sought to raise public awareness of using condoms and destigmatize their use.
For the thesis, he has made two commercials called "Protect yourself" and "Show the right way for the stag" (www.mediafire.com/download.php?8mt8d81hcfwy5et), a 3D fashion photo collection, and the first-ever cinemagraph collection still images that contain animation elements called "Condom Glow Fashion".
Models, singers, and actors have pitched in to help and act as ambassadors for the thesis which Tuan says was inspired by the celebration of the national month for HIV/AIDS prevention from November 10 to December 10 and the World AIDS Day on December 1.
"Though the condom is familiar in modern society, it still carries a stigma. I want to change that perception and hope my campaign will increase people's awareness of using condoms to protect themselves and their friends from sexually transmitted diseases," Tuan says.
The 24-year-old is now a photojournalist at a newspaper and a graphic designer.