Tuan Andrew Nguyen’s work explores the power of storytelling through video and sculpture. His projects are based on extensive research and community engagement, tapping into inherited histories and counter-memory. Nguyen extracts and re-works dominant, oftentimes colonial histories and supernaturalisms into imaginative vignettes. Fact and fiction are interwoven in poetic narratives that span time and place.
Nguyen’s projects have been included in major international exhibitions including the 12th Berlin Biennale (2022); Manifesta 14, Prishtina (2022); Aichi Triennale (2022); Biennale de Dakar (2022); Asian Art Biennial, Tapei (2021); Manifesta 13, Marseilles (2020); Sharjah Architecture Triennial (2019); SOFT POWER, SFMoMA (2019); Sharjah Biennial 14 (2019), and the 2017 Whitney Biennial (2017). His work is in the permanent collections of institutions including Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; SFMoMA, San Francisco; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.