Nguyễn Trần Nam

biography

Born in 1979, Nam is considered one of the second-wave contemporary artists in Hanoi closely associated with Nha San Studio – one of the fist artist-led experimental art spaces of Northern Vietnam. 


Since graduating from the Vietnam University of Fine Art in 2003, Nam has been producing a diverse body of multimedia work, which takes inspiration from his own experience coming from a working-class family, growing up in the countryside of Hung Yen and later migrating to the capital to study painting. At times dark and heavy, at others playful and sarcastic, his work makes visible both the past and present-day social, political and historical issues of Vietnam, while highlighting the individual tales of human relationships among people of different social groups.


Nam’s selected exhibitions include: ‘UNDONE…’ – Manzi Art Space, Hanoi – 2017; ‘Mise-en-scene’ - Nha San Collective, Hanoi - 2016, ‘Broken Chapters’- Manzi Art Space, Hanoi, 2013, ‘Hinterland’ - Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco - 2012, ‘Gap’ -Nha San Studio, Hanoi - 2010.

works

This artist currently has no available work at Manzi

works

In the arena one man left

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2020
30 x 20 cm
oil on canvas

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Trauma 1

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
D: 25 cm
lacquer

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Trauma 3

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
D: 25 cm
lacquer

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The Conscientious in spirit

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
60 x 45 cm
lacquer

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Trapped on the stage 1

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
30 x 20 cm
oil on canvas

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Trapped on the stage 3

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
40 x 30 cm
oil on canvas

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Trivial memories no. 1

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
42 x 30 cm
watercolor on paper

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Dreamy Slumber 3

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
60 x 40 cm
oil on canvas

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The Priggish yellow light

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2016
30 x 25 cm
zincograph print

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Anybody there?

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
21 x 13 cm
ink and watercolor on paper

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'He' is just an ordinary man now and then

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2020
50 x 35 cm
oil on canvas

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Trauma 2

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
D: 25 cm
lacquer

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The Magician

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
80 x 60 cm
lacquer

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The Ugliest Man of the world

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
100 x 50 cm
lacquer

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Trapped on the stage 2

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
40 x 30 cm
oil on canvas

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Trapped on the stage 4

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2019
40 x 30 cm
oil on canvas

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Tale of the island no. 2

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2018
50 x 35 cm
oil on canvas

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Long Sleep no.1

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2016
30 x 25 cm
oil on canvas

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It's him

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
21 x 13 cm
ink and watercolor on paper

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Bruises

NGUYỄN TRẦN NAM
2017
21 x 13 cm
ink and watercolor on paper

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