Tuấn Andrew Nguyễn
b. 1976, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam/Lives and works between Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles
Tuấn Andrew Nguyễn’s work explores strategies of political resistance through rituals, the making of objects (both as testimony and as devotion), supernaturalism and the impact of mass media on these moments of resistance. He was a co-founder and board member of Sàn Art, an artist-initiated exhibition space and educational program in Ho Chi Minh City as well as a founding member of The Propeller Group. Nguyen’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions and film festivals around the world. Most notably, his recent film projects have been included in the Sharjah Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, and in a solo exhibition at the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City. His works are in the collection of the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Carré d'Art, Nimes, France; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.