Duy Nguyen

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Artist residencies

Künstlerhaus Bethanien

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 11,5 months
  • 01.12.2023 - 15.11.2024
  • Fully funded by Office of Contemporary Arts Norway (OCA)

LIA – Leipzig International Arts Program

  • Leipzig, Germany
  • 3 months
  • 01.08.2022 - 30.10.2022
  • Fully funded by Goethe-Institut Norway

Paratissima Factory 

  • Turin, Italy
  • 3 months
  • 01.03.2022-30.05.2022
  • Partially funded by PRS Torino and Liquida Photofestival

Grants & stipends


  • 2-year work grant for younger and newly established artists
    From 2024 until end of 2025, paid as salary by Government Grants for Artist (Norway)
  • Exhibition funding
    One time grant from Arts & Culture Norway
  • Exhibition funding
    One time grant from The Norwegian Photographic Fund


  • Special diversity grant
    One time  project grant from Arts & Culture Norway
  • 1-year living and production grant
    Funding from Office of Contemporary Arts Norway for a year long residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. The grant covers studio and living space, living cost and production and material costs.
  • Miscellaneous grant
    One time project grant from Government Grants for Artist (Norway)


  • Project grant
    One time  project grant from Arts & Culture Norway
  • Residency grant
    A grant from Goethe-Institut Norway. The grant to covers the LIA residency program and basic living cost.
  • Arts and culture stipend
    The municipality of Karmøy (in Norway) grants a selected few artist with relation to the region, a stipend for cultural activities once a year. They sponsored my solo exhibition hosted by the gallery of the municipality.
  • Miscellaneous grant
    One time  project grant from Arts & Culture Norway in collaboration with the municipality of Oslo.


  • Project grant
    One time project grant from The Audio and Visual Fund (Norway)



  • ‘Nine to Nine’ etching acquired by Goethe-Institut Norway
  • ‘Nine to Nine’ etching acquired by Leipzig International Arts Program
  • ‘Paris Syndrome’ photography print bought by Karmøy Kunstforening (Municipality of Karmøy)
  • ‘Secluded without a clue’ photography print acquired by PRS Torino

Education & other experiences

Interactive art direction & design

  • Hyper Island
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013-2014

Graphic design & branding

  • Kristiania University College
  • Bergen, Norway
  • 2009-2011

Other experiences

  • 6 years working as an art director in various advertising agencies
  • 6 years working as a UX/UI designer working in various tech and consulting companies
  • 2 years working as a freelance fashion photographer
  • 10 years of basic education (primary school, middle school, high school)


Forbundet Frie Fotografer
(The Norwegian Association of Art Photographers)
Member since 2022




  • Østlandsutstillingen catalogue
    Exhibition catalogue. Østlandsutstillingen is an annual, regional exhibition showing contemporary art in the four counties of Eastern Norway
  • Zero Feedback Japan
    A Japanese art publication based in Tokyo.


  • Fresh Eyes
    Fresh Eyes by GUP Magazine showcases emerging talent in contemporary photography in Europe.
  • Liquida Photofestival catalogue
    Liquida Photofestival is a new photo festival in Turin in Italy, focused on contemporary photography.
  • TrAP (Transcultural arts publication)
    TrAP is an independent arts production company. Our aim is to increase diversity within Norwegian arts and culture. Every year they produce one paper issue. I was invited to showcase my works in the 2022 issue with the theme of Love.


  • Høstutstillingen catalogue
    Høstutstillingen or Statens kunstutstilling (English: The Autumn Exhibition or National Art Exhibition) is an annual art exhibition in Oslo, Norway. The exhibition is Norway's largest marking of contemporary art and takes place each autumn. My work was featured in the 2021 catalogue. In the catalogue, an art writer also wrote about my work.
  • Bruxelle Art Vue Canelas Edition
    The Art Vue Foundation is a not-for-profit organization committed to supporting and promotion of contemporary art and artists. My work was featured in one of their paper issues.


Links to various press articles

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