Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 Fine Art / Other

The Journey

  • Photographer
    Viet Van Tran
  • Agency / Studio
    Lao Dong Newspaper
  • Photo Date

This conceptual series express the journey of monk go to Nirvana. Greed, Hatred and Delusion are major obstacles, which all monks have to overcome on their way to become Bodhisattva. There are the smallest subtle manifestations of greed, hatred, and delusion,which is very difficult to identify. Sometimes being too absorbed in the philosophy of Buddhism is a trap. The fight with oneself to give up the ego is the most difficult. The truth is that the obstacles that monks have to overcome are also the challenges that ordinary people have to face to have a happy life.

Cultural Bachelor degree in 1996. Trained by famous photographer as James Natchwey, Gary Knight, Tim Page, Steve Northup, Gaby Sommer…in workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found). Currenly work as special reporter for Lao ??ng newspaper (one of the biggest newspapers in Viet Nam). 10 solo exhibions and over 30 group exhibitions (USA, UK, France, Italia, Grecee,Spain, Urugoay, Argentina, Singapore, Rumania,Thailand…),