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Exhibitions, screenings, publications and links

Professional background: 20 years in commercial and narrative cinematography – past works range from independent films, mainstream feature films, episodic television and advertising. 1990 – feature documentary From Hollywood To Hanoi / 1994-2006 – other non-fiction and narrative films including Sundance Film Festival 3 award-winning feature Three Seasons .

2007-08 – Fulbright Research Fellow, received a grant funding proposal to photograph contemporary youth culture in Vietnam, portfolio State of Youth.  Moved to Hanoi.

When Evening Comes – portfolio, published at burn magazine in May 2010. Also, culturehall .  Exhibition – Bui Gallery, Hanoi, February 2010.

The Long Bien Picture Show – portfolio, British Council commission, 2010 published Spring 2011 issue (No. 2) of the Trans Asia Photography Review , Curatorial Projects section; republished on diaCRITICS. Exhibited Hanoi, Dec. 2010 here .

Hard Rails Across A Gentle River – producer, documentary film exhibited Yamagata Intl. Documentary Film Festival, Japan 2011 (Hon. mention)

Jo Ha Kyu – portfolio, published at Invisible Ph t grapher Asia in March 2012, exhibited at Japan Foundation, Hanoi in March-April 2012 joint exhibition with Nguyen Trinh Thi: Jo Ha Kyu.

The Desiring Garden – portfolio Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Netherlands – Terra Cognita September-October 2012.  Solo exhibition, Kathmandu Photo Gallery Bangkok, Thailand November-December 2012, MANZI Art Space Hanoi, Vietnam March-April 2013.  Group exhibition ASEAN, Galerie Le Magasin de jouets, Arles France, July-Sept 2013. Published, Photography And Culture, Vol. 6, No. 3 Fall, 2013

Lying Down – portfolio, exhibited Japan Foundation, Hanoi December, 2013 Skylines With Flying People open studio project, also The Pocket Dictionary of Nha San curated by Phan Thảo Nguyên, 2014.

That Little Distance – portfolio, solo exhibition Galerie Quynh, HCMC, Vietnam 2014 – catalog; also Galerie Le Magasin de jouets, Arles France, 2015. Published, Asian American Literary Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, Viet Le, Ed.

Moving image works, director/cinematographer:

euro2aura, single channel film and installation – exhibited Les Nuits Photographiques 2015, Pavillion Carre De Bourduoin, Paris 2015, and Kệ by Vietnam Artist Book Project at Nha San Collective (Hanoi) & Dia Projects (Saigon) 2016

Hitting Home, documentary film, UNFPA, 2015

Eclipse, short film, 2016  Collaborative film work with artist/director Viet Le

Sorry, Can You Wait One Minute, single channel video/photography installation – exhibited MEDIA/ART KITCHEN, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2013, Nha San Collective, Hanoi 2015

Moving image works, cinematographer:

Letters From Panduranga, single channel film – Nguyen Trinh Thi, dir. exhibited Jeu De Paume, Paris 2015-16, CAPC Bordeaux 2016, Prudential Eye Award 2016 Singapore, Rotterdam International Film Festival 2015

Unsubtitled, 10 channel video installation Nguyen Trinh Thi, dir. 2010 Singapore Biennale, 2013, Signature Art Prize nom. 2014, Singapore Art Museum permanent collection

Que Faire and Solo For A Choir, Multi-channel video installation Nguyen Trinh Thi, dir. – exhibited Goethe Institut 2013

People Living With Stories, documentary film, Paul Zetter, dir.

Editorial board Trans Asia Photography Review. Member, Artist Pension Trust Beijing.