French-Canadian of Vietnamese origin, Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen is a research-based artist currently living and working in Montreal (CA) and Stockholm (SE).
Using a broad range of mediums, Nguyen’s artistic practice is informed by feminist theory, and in her work she investigates issues of historicity, collectivity, utopian politics, and multiculturalism. She aims to reveal the unnoticed political relevance of seemingly trivial historical anecdotes by shedding a unique light on stories deemed otherwise insignificant. Nguyen recently completed the Whitney Independent Study Program (Studio 2010-2011), and obtained her MFA and a post-graduate diploma in Critical Studies at the Malmö Art Academy (2003-2005). She has been awarded a number of distinguished grants including the Canada Council for the Arts (2012); Brenda and Jamie Mackie Fellowships for Visual Artists from the Banff Centre (2012); Iaspis (Swedish Arts Grants Committee) (2010); in addition to Swedish Research and Development Fellowship in the Arts (2007). Amongst selected exhibitions, Nguyen’s work has been shown internationally in such venues as the ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia (2011); the Mason Gross Galleries in New Jersey (2011); the Galerie Im Regierungsviertel in Berlin (2010); Gasworks in London (2010); and Pictura Gallery/Skanska Konstmuseum in Lund (2009). In 2011 a site-specific sound piece was commissioned by CC Seven for The Woodland Cemetery, a Unesco World Heritage site in Stockholm. Upcoming group show include The Last Laugh curated by Kari Cwynar at Apexart in New York (2013) and solo exhibitions at AxeNeo7 (Gatineau), A Space (Toronto), and PAVED Arts (Saskatoon).
Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen. Space Fiction & the Archives
2012.11.02 - 12.15
This exhibition by Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen is a time portal that transports us to St. Paul in 1967…Read more
Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle: Documents in Participatory Democracy
2014.09.11 - 11.01
Between 1967 and 1980 the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) created an unparalleled effort between government bureaucrats, documentary filmmakers, community activists and “common” citizens…Read more
Discussion with Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen
Join us as of 11 am on Saturday, November 1st, for Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle‘s finissage. After a screening of all ten films selected by Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen, stay with us from 3:30 to 5:00 pm for an intimate discussion with her.Read more
Interview with Jaqueline Hoang Nguyen during the exhibition Space Fiction & the Archives.See interview