Hanoi dump transformed into art space

Recent measures have seen a waste site that stretches along the Red River’s bank in Phuc Tan ward of Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi be drastically changed into a beautiful art space.

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A total of 16 environmentally-friendly artworks brings a fresh atmosphere to the former rubbish tip.

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Each of the pieces on show have been made using recycled materials such as tires, cans, and barrels.

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An eye-catching mural created by Spanish artist Diego Cortiza

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Made of recycled bottles, “Boats” by artist Vu Xuan Dong’s is a unique piece.

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In total the artwork utilises 10,000 recycled bottles.

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An abstract artwork by painter Tran Hau Yen The

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Using old barrels of different sizes and colours, this artwork by artist Nguyen Ngoc Lam proves to be exciting for visitors.

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A piece by artist George Burchett

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This artwork by artist Pham Khac Quang uses steel welding and laser cutting techniques to create an image.

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A piece by artist Nguyen Tran Uu Dam features Saint Giong from legendary Vietnamese tales.

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Bespoke ceramic plates are decorated with the gates of villages.

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A mural painting by Nguyen Duc Phuong covers a wall.

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A seven-metre-long boat by artist Can Van An is created using thousands of small pieces of mirror.

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