With a delicate approach, Long encourages viewers to explore his passion for Vietnamese proverbs prompting them to engage with this timeless and dynamic source of knowledge. The sophisticated combination of features of present and past life in Vietnam depicted in Long's paintings create a sense of time and nostalgia that deeply resonate with viewers.
Long believes that we can always decipher advice and solutions for the problems of today in the wise statements passed down from our ancestors. Knowledge helps people live a better life. Reading proverbs and then reflecting on various life situations is a way for Long to better understand himself and others. Additionally, it is a way to relax. These words of wisdom are not only profound but also refreshing and uplifting.
The space and atmosphere that Long creates which invites viewers to chat is casual, active, and unlimited; just like the nature of chatting culture. The atmosphere is also very oriental, which reflects Long's artistic style. The interference of the old and the new, East and West, individual and community is what viewers experience and are inspired to contemplate when examining Long's "Viet Chat".