UuDam Tran NGUYEN

  • Uudam Tran Nguyen born in KonTum Vietnam to an artist family. Although he had lived in the United States for almost two decades, during which he was trained as a figurative sculptor at UCLA and the School of Visual Art in New York, Vietnam remains a central theme in his works. Facile in a variety of media ranging from video, sound and text installations, to guerilla activity, Nguyen engages broad social concerns through using materials with aesthetic appeal. Often posing philosophical inquiries in a humorous manner, Nguyen’s activist works have addressed environmental degradation in Vietnam and often invoke themes drawn from Buddhist philosophy to reflect his namesake.

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Uudam Tran Nguyen born in KonTum Vietnam to an artist family. Although he had lived in the United States for almost two decades, during which he was trained as a figurative sculptor at UCLA and the School of Visual Art in New York, Vietnam remains a central theme in his works. Facile in a variety of media ranging from video, sound and text installations, to guerilla activity, Nguyen engages broad social concerns through using materials with aesthetic appeal. Often posing philosophical inquiries in a humorous manner, Nguyen’s activist works have addressed environmental degradation in Vietnam and often invoke themes drawn from Buddhist philosophy to reflect his namesake.