Government approval is required to display art in galleries, so some artists in Ho Chi Minh city are unleashing their expression on the streets for public viewing to bypass what they consider censorship.
Artists in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh city have taken to street art, or graffiti, as the government tightens the noose around what it deems controversial art.
In Vietnam, the government's approval is required before works of art can be displayed in galleries. But many times state censorship forces these artists to paint outside the lines.
As TRT World's Sarah Jones reports, artists are not giving up on expanding people's access to art.