Thao-Nguyen Phan

Lives in Ho Chi Minh City

Thao Nguyen Phan
Thao Nguyen Phan

Thao Nguyen Phan (b.1987, Vietnam) lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Trained as a painter, she started working in film when she began her MFA in Chicago. Phan exhibits internationally, with solo and group exhibitions including New Museum Triennial, (New York, 2021), Chisenhale Gallery (London, 2020); WIELS (Brussels, 2020); Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai, 2019); Lyon Biennale (Lyon, 2019); Sharjah Biennial (Sharjah Art Foundation, 2019); Gemäldegalerie (Berlin, 2018); Dhaka Art Summit (2018); Para Site (Hong Kong, 2018); Factory Contemporary Art Centre (Ho Chi Minh City, 2017); Nha San Collective (Hanoi, 2017); and Bétonsalon (Paris, 2016), among others. She was shortlisted for the 2019 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award. In addition to her work as a multimedia artist, she is co-founder of the collective Art Labor, which explores cross-disciplinary practices and develops art projects that benefit the local community. Thao Nguyen Phan is expanding her ‘theatrical fields’, including moving image and what she calls ‘performance gesture’. In 2019, Phan was the recipient of the Han Nefkens Art Foundation – Loop Barcelona video art award, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain. She is also a 2016–17 Rolex Protégée, mentored by internationally acclaimed New York-based performance and video artist, Joan Jonas.

Thao Nguyen Phan
Tate St Ives will stage Thao Nguyen Phan’s most extensive UK exhibition to date.
05 Feb 2022 - 02 Mar 2022
Tate St Ives
St Ives
Anywhere But Here
“Anywhere But Here” (N’importe où sauf ici, គ្រប់ទីកន្លង លើកលងទីនះ)...
14 Sep 2016 - 05 Nov 2016
The Making of an Institution
The NTU – Center for Contemporary Art Singapore showcases a brand new, interesting project, entitled...
11 Feb 2017 - 07 May 2017
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
A Beast, a God, and a Line
“A Beast, a God, and a Line” curated by Cosmin Costinas features over 50 artists from South...
16 Mar 2018 - 20 May 2018
Para Site
Hong Kong
Constructing Mythologies
Constructing Mythologies explores the strong systems of belief that are part of the contemporary culture...
13 Sep 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Kiang Malingue
Hong Kong
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