Nguyen Son

Nguyen Son (b. 1974) born in Hanoi but living and working in Hochiminh city since 1989. He studied filmography  and then lacquer art later on in college, however, he started his career out, known for and got many awards (Ford Foundation in 2005, Philip Morris Vietnam 2000-2001, Nokia Vietnam Asean Pacific 1999) with oil paintings. He is one of the pioneer in his 7x artist generation. His background in professional visualization in film production helps explain some of cinematic influences in his works and artistic process. Since 2012, Son looks further in conceptual, photography based material art and focuses on more of visual production small sized sculptures. He can also work on traditional materials such as ink on xuyen chi paper. 

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