Hien Hoang was born in Quang Ninh, Vietnam and currently lives in Hamburg, Germany. She graduated from the Rheinmain University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden with a bachelor’s degree in communication design with a focus on photography. She is currently working on various projects and completing a master’s degree in photography at the University of Applied Sciences (HAW) in Hamburg.

Hien is interested in identity, clichés and symbols. She has investigated these topics in various projects and in different ways. She experiments with arrangement, staging and installation in order to place ordinary objects and scenes in a new context and thus symbolically recharge them.



16 – 25.10.2020: Invisible Lines, at the Arts House (Old Parliament), Singapore


11.2020: add art Hamburg, K.D. Feddersen, Hamburg, Germany

04.2021: Kunst in der Börse, Hamburg, Germany


07.2020: Noorderlicht futurama, Museum Belvédère, Netherlands

06.2020: Lost – Lacuna Art Festivals, Lanzarote, Spain

02.2020: Rundgang Armgartstraße, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

11.2019: Asia Bistro: Exportable authenticity. Geometry, Hamburg, Germany

11.2019: Performance “Eatculpture”, at NAKT Performance Festival, Hamburg, Germany

08.2019: Rausch, Begehungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

02.2018: QUINTESSENZ, HSRM Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany

08.2014: Deutsche Jugendfotopreis, Photokina Cologne, Cologne, Germany


2018: Lugano Emerging Photo prize: Under the pants. Finalist.

2014: Deutsche Jugendfotopreis: the shadow seeker. Premiere prize.

2010: MOET Scholarship for education, Minister of Education Vietnam

2009: PAD Schorlarship


11.2019: Performance “Eatculpture“, at NAKT Performance Festival, Hamburg, Germany

05.2019: KOYAANISQATSI, with Franco d. Sosio, at Lichthof Theatre Hamburg, Germany


VICE, STERN/NEON, Deutsche Jugendfotopreis, SZENE HAMBURG, Allgemeine Zeitung, Wiesbadener Kurier, Wiesbadener Tagblatt


Deutsche Jugendfotopreis 2014

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