Artist in Residence

James Nguyễn

James Nguyễn works with video, writing, collaboration, and performance. Interested in broken languages of Modernist colonialism, cinematography, and diasporic larrikinism, Nguyen has a PhD from the University of NSW, and trained at the Sydney College of Arts, the National Art School, and UnionDocs Centre for Documentary Arts (NYC). He has exhibited at the National 2019, Next Wave Festival and ACE Open in Australia and has commissions from the Sydney Opera House, the Australian War Memorial and support from the Anne and Gordan Samstag Fellowship, Millumbuk Arts, the Clithroe Foundation, the Australian Council for the Arts, Create NSW, and Creative Victoria.

James is currently working on ‘Open Glossary’ , an exhibition with Chris Xu, Kate Ten Buuren, Tamsen Hopkinson, and Budi Sudarto for ACCA and the Copyright Agency in 2023. He continues to present and develop both highly acclaimed and lacklustre work locally and internationally, including in Footscray, Albury, Bankstown, Vienna, Berlin, Guangzhou, and Ho Chi Minh City.