Art Vietnam Gallery

7 Nguyen Khac Nhu
Hanoi, Vietnam

Artist Profile: Nguyen The Son

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Biography:
NGUYEN THE SON

1978 Born in Hanoi, Viet Nam

2012 up to now work as lecturer at Vietnam Fine Arts University.
2012 Graduated the M.F of Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Design Institut, Fine arts photography major.
2008 to 2012 Undertaking the Master of Fine Arts at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China
2002 to 2008 Work as a teacher at the Vietnam Fine Arts University,
Hanoi, Vietnam
2002 Graduated from Hanoi Fine Arts University - Fine Arts Dept.
2000 Graduated from Hanoi Foreign Language University - Chinese Dept.

SOLO EXHIBITION

November 2017 (Upcoming) Solo exhibition at the Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
2016 Devant Derričre (Changing Face), L’Espace, Hanoi, Vietnam
“The stories of sixteen coffee tables” installation at Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi.
2015 8m2, Photo installation exhibition, Goethe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
Hanoi - a living museum, 50 Dao Duy Tu, Hanoi, Vietnam
2013 Nha Mat Pho Night series - ASEAN-Korea Contemporary Media Art Exhibition, Seoul, Korea
From Pho Phai to Nha Mat Pho, Eight Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Nhŕ Tây TRANSFORMS, Manzi Art Space, Hanoi, Vietnam
2012 Nha Mat Pho (Saigon Series), Cactus Contemporary Art Gallery and Goethe Institut, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam The Road Home is Far Away, photo exhibition, CHULA Art Space, Hanoi, Vietnam Nha Mat Pho, Photo-relievo exhibition, Goethe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009 New Higher Level, painting exhibition, Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
2007 High Above photo installation exhibition, Goethe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
2005 Headwash, photo installation, Ryllega Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
Leaf’s Shadow, photo installation in Within the room exhibition, Goethe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 START at Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
A present retrospective, Work Room Four Art Space, Hanoi, Vietnam
2016 Vietnam Eye: Vietnamese Contemporary Art, Casa Italia, Hanoi Vietnam
Hanoi – The future Metropolis, L’Espace, Hanoi, Vietnam
Carrying the carriers, mobile installation in Into thin air project at Manzi Art Space, Hanoi, Vietnam
2015 Sum of the parts exhibition, Vietnam Fine Arts University, Hanoi,
Vietnam
Go to the East photo series, Work Room Four Art Space, Hanoi Vietnam
Story of 16 coffee tables, photo installation in Mien Meo Mieng (Land of Distortion) exhibition at Umea Bildmuseet University, Sweden.
2014 8m2 project photo installation in Green Journey for Vietnam exhibition, Museum of Vietnam Fine Art University, Hanoi, Vietnam
House facing the street (Karaoke series) in Asian-Korea Contemporary Media Art, Jakarta, Indonesia
Vietnam Now, Changing Society , Canvas International Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Realites Chimeriques, l’Espace Triartis, Paris, France
2013 I’m looking for the Communal House, photo exhibition in Dialog with Đěnh Project, Museum of Vietnam Fine Art University, Hanoi, Vietnam Nha Mat Pho, Photo exhibition, Viet Art Center, Hanoi, Vietnam
Mountain Links With Mountain, River Links With River, River Scape In Flux Project, Photo-Installation, Jakarta, Indonesia Manila, Phillipines, Yangon, Myanmar
2012 Vietnam Now, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hongkong Land, Hong Kong
Nha Mat Pho, Photo- relievo, The Start Of A Long Journey, Excellent Graduation works exhibition at CAFA Art Museum, Beijing,China Mountain Links With Mountain, River Links With River, River Scape In Flux Project, Photo-Installation,Goethe Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, Goethe Institute, Hanoi and Saigon Vietnam
Nha Mat Pho, Photo- relievo, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
2011 Four Seasons Suite, photography series, Viet Art Center, Hanoi, Vietnam
2010 Hanoi – The City in Art, Goethe-Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
Premonition – Photography series in From the Myth to the Reality, Viet Art Center, Hanoi, Vietnam
Vinatree photo-installation, NẶNG BỒNG NHẸ TẾCH outdoor
exhibition, Hue Festival 2010, Hue New Higher Level, silk painting series in City In Art exhibition, Goethe Institute Hanoi, Vietnam
Four Seasons photography series in Art On Peace exhibition, Beijing, China
2009 Dissolve photographic series in Teachers’ Art Works exhibition, Viet Art Center, Hanoi, Vietnam
2008 The Group photo-installation, L’espace, Hanoi, Vietnam
My Oasis of Silence, photographic exhibition, Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnamese silk painting exhibition, National Art Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam. Awarded the Dong Son Today Foundation Award
2007 Nuoc xa lua gan, Video-installation, Hanoi Fine Arts University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Vinatree, Photo-installation Hanoi Fine Arts University
2006 Super Conductor , mixed show exhibition, Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
2005 Mauvais Goűt exhibition, L’espace, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tree Shadow, Photo installation, Within the Room exhibition at Goethe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tree & Life, Video, Tree exhibition at Hanoi Fine Arts University, Hanoi, Vietnam
2004 Story of Water, Photo-installation, Giving Water an Image exhibition, Hanoi Fine Arts University, Hanoi, Vietnam
2003 Teacher of the College exhibition, Hanoi, Vietnam
2002 Hanoi Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi, Vietnam
2001 Eye on the World exhibition, Nokia Award - Asia Pacific, awarded Bronze medal
Vietnam - My Country exhibition, Vietnamese Fine Arts Association, Hanoi, Vietnam
2000 National Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi, Vietnam

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2016 Vietnam Eye: Contemporary Vietnamese Art, published by SKIRA
2015 Hŕ nội – Capital City published by Goethe Institut Hanoi, Vietnam
Signature Art Prize 2014, published by Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation
2013 Hŕ nội: Lost and Found, published by ThingsAsian, Hong Kong
Parallax ASEAN, Changing Landscapes, Wandering Stars, published by ASIAN-Korea Center
The many faces of Hanoi of art and life , WORD, Vietnam April, 2013
2012 VIETNAM NOW, published by Art Vietnam Gallery
The Start of a Long Journey, published by CAFA , China
Vietnamese Contemporary Art, published by Knowledge Publishing House, Hanoi, Vietnam
River Scape In Flux, published by Geothe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
Nha Mat Pho, published by Geothe Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam
2010 Hanoi – A City in Art Catalogue – New Higher Level
2009 Vietnam News – Lifestyle – New Higher Level
Asian Art News – Under Construction, by Ian Findlay Brown Vol 19 – August, 2009
2007 Saigon City Life – Midnight Conversation, Vol 05/2007
2006 Heritage Fashion – Leaf Shadow - Vol 31 Dec 2005 – Jan 20, Vietnam
2005 Vietnam News – Lifestyle – Shadows symbolize struggles, hopes,
Vol XV, number 4861 - Thursday March 3, 2005, Hanoi, Vietnam



COLLECTIONS

The Aegon Kunstcollectie Holland
CAFA, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing China
Intercontinental Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
Private collections in China, Vietnam, USA, France, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Belgium




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