"Ném Lia Thia"

"Ném Lia Thia"
August 2018. Hoi An old city, Vietnam
Special thanks to K.L & Dai Duong
Dong Duong Lang Du project

Long mentions the story of the period the Chinese came to Hoi An, South Central Vietnam. The story came along the culinary route in the cultural flow. In this work, Long mentions Hoi An’s specialty, Bong Hong Trang cake. He used the pastry and shaped saffron to create the pie in the form of the ball played in the game Ném Lia Thia.

The pie cake used as the material for the game. The pie cake thrown into Thu Bon river, melting in the water and became the food for fish. The game was recorded on documentary and pictured.


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