b. 1984 Bảo An, Vietnam/Lives and works in Los Angeles
Thinh Nguyen is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Los Angeles who investigates the intersections of cultural values. Utilizing various media, they explores and exposes oppressive social conditioning around race, gender, sexuality, and belief systems. Nguyen performed and exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently at The Hammer Museum, REDCAT, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and Human Resources, all in Los Angeles. They presented interventions at The New Museum, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Their work has been written about in Artforum, the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, LA Weekly, Hyperallergic, Artillery and numerous online forums. Nguyen holds a BFA in drawing and painting from California State Univerisity, Fullerton and an MFA in interdisciplinary studies from Claremont Graduate University, California.
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