Relationships of rural youth migrants to urban and virtual public spaces in Hanoi and their everyday resistance tactics when labelled as transgressive by others


How do young working rural migrants relate to, use, and perceive their place in Hanoi’s urban and virtual public spaces? What resistance tactics do they draw upon to access public space when labelled as transgressive by others? Hanoi has been attracting a steady flow of migrants over the past twenty years since internal migration restrictions […]

Youth Transgressions in the Vietnamese Creative City


From Zone 9 to Hanoi Creative City This case study explores the ephemeral use of space by Hanoian youths and the re-appropriation of their creative and artistic practices by institutions. This case focuses on the history and trajectory of a spontaneous creative district project in Hanoi which was known as “Zone 9” during its short […]