The Renovation Generation
By The Renovation Generation
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In the backdrop of the 30th anniversary of Đổi Mới, the name given to the 1986 economic reform known as the ‘Renovation Policy’ that would transform Vietnam, we share portraits of those born after the reform was implemented. We meet with graphic artists, hardcore metal stars, gallery curators, hip hop artists, poets, entrepreneurs and everything in-between.
||Clean#19 Suboi||A chat with the Queen of Rap about music, spirituality and being a woman in hip hop. - Over the last couple of years hip hop artist Suboi has emerged from the underground scene, where she has been active for a decade,||7/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 Khắc Giang Nguyễn||A policy researcher and columnist's post-ideological musings - Khắc Giang Nguyễn firmly believes there is a need to give civil society more of a voice, but he also thinks this need not mean major political reforms as many an ideology has proven to||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Trần Văn Nhật||A Huế based NGO worker bringing change to the shelter he grew up in - For episode 17 we travelled to central Vietnam to talk Nhật who lost his parents when he was young boy and had to move from a small village to Huế. -||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Mia, Mai, Giang & Boba||Four teenagers trying to make sense of their identity, privilege and future. - We invited four young women in their late teens for a chat over coffee and cake to find out what they think about privilege, not being taken seriously by the generation bef..||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Plaaastic||Emo style icon and Internet artist on online popularity and personal struggles. Plaaastic is one of Vietnam's most popular and successful online personas. She is a fashion blogger and Internet artist who has established herself as a queen of v...||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 Hoàng Đức Minh||A social activist/entrepreneur's utopia of educational reform and communal living. - Hoàng Đức Minh has over the last few years made a name for himself in the world of social and environmental activism and was selected by Forbes Vietnam as one of th||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Xuân Lan||Viral cartoonist and English teacher on retaining the joy in doing what you love. The cartoonist Xuân Lan has over the last few years amassed quite the online following. Her illustrations take their inspiration from her own life experience and she...||8/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Mew Amazing||Award winning music composer on adding depth to pop music and staying on message. We travelled to Ho Chi Minh City for episode 12 to grab a coffee with Lê Đức Hùng aka Mew Amazing, have him walk us through composing one of Vietnam's greatest pop h||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 Trang Pham & Mai Thanh||Two ambitious academics and friends supporting each others non-conformity. In episode 11 we join the conversation of Trang and Mai, two aspiring PHD candidates, as they talk about reducing poverty, Vietnam's masculinity crisis,||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 Nam Lu||Café owner and poet on the struggle to find meaning in words and life. - Nam Lu is known to Hanoi's creative community as nonsensical poet, thoughtful photographer and the occasional quirky subject of friends' artistic projects. -||6/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|