Warped Promises: Gentle disturbances in Phạm Huy Thông’s surrealist painting

       “As soon as one promises not to do something, it becomes the one thing above all other that one most wishes to do.” -Georgette Heyer- A witness of one too many ironies in life, Phạm Huy Thông has always been aware of how the language of art can subtly “project” and “interpret” reality. This […]

Eerie Dreams

by Huynh Boi Tran Born in 1981, Pham Huy Thông is a post- Vietnam War baby boomer who grew up during the Doi Moi period, in an era of continual economic development. However, like most of his generation, he experienced the challenges in a socialist oriented market economy of consumerism, greed and the uncertainty of […]

Pham Huy Thong: The Dong Bao Series

by Joyce Fan    “Whether you go up to the mountains or down to the sea, you shall let one another know if you are in difficulties, and you shall by no means desert one another.” Lac Long Quan instructing his sons before their separation [1]   Born in 1981 then based in Hanoi, Pham […]