A black and white photo on ethnic minority groups in Vietnam taken by Sébastien Laval now on display at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum and the Independence Palace

Fitting finale

French photographer's fascination for Vietnam's ethnic minority communities will culminate in an exhibition featuring all 54 groups that...

In the raw

In the raw

Sexuality is only one factor that keeps us looking at nude photos and paintings

The naked truth

The naked truth

Models and photographers involved in nudist body painting in Vietnam are unfazed by prejudiced views as they pursue the art with...

Phien hangs his nude photos on the walls of his house in a small alley in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, so his children can see “what art is.”

Beauty is Truth

Nude photography is viewed with suspicion and prejudice in Vietnam, but crusader Thai Phien believes passionately in its worth