Alison Nguyen is a New York-based artist whose work spans video, installation, performance, and new media. Her work has been presented at MIT List Center for Visual Arts, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, The Everson Museum x Lightwork, The Dowse Art Museum, The International Studio & Curatorial Program, AC Gallery Beijing, Half Gallery, Signs and Symbols, La Kaje, Hartnett Gallery, and The University of Oklahoma, among others. Her screenings include e-flux, Ann Arbor Film Festival, International Film Festival Oberhausen, CPH:DOX, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Channels Festival International Biennial of Video Art, True/False Film Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, The Jewish Museum, and Microscope Gallery.
Nguyen has received residencies and fellowships from the International Studio & Curatorial Program, The Institute of Electronic Arts, BRIC, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center, Signal Culture, and Vermont Studio Center. She has been awarded grants from the NYFA Artist Fellowship in Film/Video, NYSCA, Wave Farm’s Media Art Assistance Fund, the Foundation for Contemporary Art, and The New York Community Trust. In 2018 Alison Nguyen was featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.”
Alison Nguyen received her M.F.A. in Visual Arts from Columbia University and her B.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University. She is an Adjunct Professor in New York University’s BFA Program. She has been a Guest Lecturer and Visiting Critic at numerous institutions and organizations, including e-flux, Cooper Union, University of Buffalo, The New School, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, The School of Visual Arts, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center.