In the frame work of the French week in Vietnam, an exhibition entitled “Vietnam, rising-up life” by Nicolas Cornet, a French photographer, will be held at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum from April 6th to 19th. This will be the third photo exhibition by Cornet in Vietnam. Nicolas has taken hundreds of photos about Vietnam for foreign newspapers, magazines and photo books. He went to Ho Chi Minh City over 20 years ago. He took photos and pooled capital with his friend to open a studio. His familiar topic is daily life, customs and Vietnamese culture. He went to almost provinces and cities in Vietnam but he stayed in villages for a long time. Whenever hearing that there is an interesting land or village, he asked the ways to there despite of remoteness and difficulties. Cornet’s photo left deep impression for its simplicity and sincere love of photographer. It is not easy for a foreigner to take lively and simple photos about daily life. Nicolas considered Vietnam his second homeland. His wife is a French of Vietnamese origin. They have two sons with Vietnamese name “Lưu” (12 years old) and “Thao” (10 years old). His sons have…
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