Vitaboy

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Duy Nguyen

+47 48662191

duyadv@gmail.com

Summary

Duy Nguyen, also known as Vitaboy, is an image-maker based in Oslo. Duy was born in Malaysia to Vietnamese parents. He migrated to Norway at the age of 4 with his parents and spent majority of his childhood on a small island on the west-coast of Norway. With the deep desire to see the world, Duy went on to study art direction in Stockholm, which later led him to a career in advertising in New York, Beijing and Shanghai.

It was in Shanghai that he discovered his passion for photography in late 2017 when he was gifted a point-and-shoot film camera by a friend. Duy started off documenting the nightlife of Shanghai but has since gone on to explore fashion and fine art photography.

Exhibitions

  • Onstad Night, Henie Onstad Art Museum, Oslo – Norway, 2019
  • In Bloom, FUSHION Fashion Art Festival, Oslo – Norway, 2019
  • Mechanophilia, Group project displayed at T-Michael/Norwegian Rain, Oslo – Norway, 2019
  • Juncture, 3 day Pop-up co-exhibition with artist Abi Qadar, Strøget, Oslo – Norway, 2019
  • Erotica, Group exhibition at Blank Space, Oslo – Norway
  • See You, Solo exhibition of selected works, 706 Youth Space Beijing – China, 2018
  • Vitality Remains, Group exhibition, HATx27 Yard Beijing – China, 2017
  • The Landscapes of Ho Chi Minh City, AMUNA Museum, Nanjing – China, Collaboration on an art piece with artist Shi Wan Wan, 2017

Recent Published Work

  • Emir album artworks, Shot pop-artist Emir for Sony Music Norway, 2020
  • Notion Magazine #87, Shot artist Sassy 009 for the paper issue, 2020
  • Norwegian Wood, fashion editorial for Sukeban Magazine, 2020
  • Nocturnal, fashion editorial for Nasty Magazine, 2019
  • DNA, fashion editorial for Kaltblut Magazine (DE), 2019
  • Kitwan Studios, Metal Magazine (EU), 2019
  • Gamekeeper, fashion editorial for PS:Magasin (NO), 2019
  • Contemporary Warrior, fashion editorial for Dreck Magazine (SE), 2019
  • The North Star, fashion editorial for F5 Magazine (NO), 2019
  • Yaru in «Wonderland», fashion editorial for Sukeban Magazine (UK), 2019
  • Melancholy, Fashion editorial for PS:Magasin (NO), 2019
  • 1995NYC, Womenswear (CN), Lookbook, 2019
  • Grünerløkka, fashion editorial for Kaltblut Magazine (DE), 2018
  • Misty Lake, fashion editorial for Sicky Magazine (ES), 2018
  • Laundry Day, fashion editorial for F5 Magazine (NO), 2018
  • Suicoke Fall/Winter 18, fashion editorial for EyeC Magazine (NO), 2018
  • TooMuch Jewelry (CN) Lookbook, 2018
  • The Aykes Magazine (CN), Lookbook, 2017

References available upon request.

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