Based in Hanoi, Vietnam. www.mainguyenanh.com Mai Nguyen Anh is a Vietnamese visual artist whose work combines observational and poetic documentary elements, enriched by personal significance and social paradoxes. He developed his visual language through constant experiment with the medium’s foundation. His interest in documentary photography led him to work in photojournalism while studying Economics at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom, and he joined VnExpress Newspaper as a contract photographer in 2013. Nguyen Anh left VnExpress in 2015 and has since been freelancing for various news outlets as well as working on personal projects. In 2016, he was awarded a scholarship to the International Center of Photography in New York, where he completed the Creative Practices Certificate. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, and many other publications. Nguyen Anh is the co-founder of Matca, an online photography community in Vietnam. Nguyen Anh is the recipient of the Open Category award for the inaugural Objectifs Documentary Award in 2018.
How Vietnam Brought Science and Agricultural Markets Closer Together - Assignment for World Bank
In the Spring of 2011, the nationwide protest against President Bashar al-Assad's government turned into a full scale war. Since then, the ongoing war has left the country devastated and million of people suffered. In 2014 report, the UN stated that 6.5 million Syrian people have been displaced and nearly 200.000 people have been killed. These photographs aim to chronicle the lives of Syrian people including civilians, rebels and soldiers early in the war. During this period, small protests happened across the country and violence government cracked down result in the beginning of a heavy arrmed conflict. The Free Syrian Army was newly formed and managed to take control of majority of border to Turkey. Thousands of civilians started to flee their homes. Government helicopter dropped barrel bomb. Evreryone was hopeful that the war would soon come to an end. However, unknowingly, these signs mean for a lengthy war that would soon shock the world because of its curel nature.
Honeycomb coal has been processed in homes along the banks of the Red River since the 1990s. About seven kilometers from the capital on Bach Dang Street at the port of Ha Noi, this area used to be called Pha Den, which means "the black ferry".