Thi My Lien Nguyen is a Swiss-Vietnamese lens-based artist,
working and located in Switzerland.
Her image-making practice, often using ethnographic methods, are focused on issues of identity, migration, diasporas and the communities. She questions mechanisms, dynamics and processes within families and (trans-/cultural) communities. Working with themes such as folklore, traditions, food and its social impact within diasporas.
Nguyen’s interest lie between the fine line of documentary and photographic art. She considers herself a visual storyteller, using different kind of (image-based) medias to convey the story that needs to be told.
She graduated from the University of Applied Science – Art and Design in Lucerne, Camera Arts, in 2017 and is currently working as freelance photographer, filmmaker, visual strategist and artist.