Selfsportrait von Hien Hoang. @Hien Hoang
Selfsportrait von Hien Hoang. @Hien Hoang

Hiền Hoàng is a multimedia artist from Vietnam, now based in Hamburg, Germany. She is currently interested in the concept of clichés, stereotypes, especially in terms of discrimination against people with Asian background. Her work is a combination of photography, installation and performance. Her goal is to create an immersive space where our habitual ways of seeing and observing can be provoked and hopefully changed. Recently, she was nominated as a FUTURES Talent by the curatorial team of the 8th Phototrienale Hamburg.

Her work has been exhibited at Kunsthaus Hamburg, old Parliament Singapore, Copenhagen Photo, Museum Belvédère Netherlands and Begehungen Chemitz among others.


2022: Art Scholarship, Neustart Kultur, Kunstfonds Stiftung, GER

2022: Winner / Solo artist at Framing Identity, by Copenhagen photography festival

2021: Nomination for Hamburger contemporary art grant, Ministry for Culture and Media Hamburg, Germany

2021: SHORTLIST IN KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2022, with the photo book “Asia Bistro”

2021: FUTURES Photography Talent 2021, nominated by the Triennial of Photography Hamburg

2021: Intercultural Project Grant by the Ministry for Culture and Media Hamburg (Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg), Hamburg: Project “Made in Rice”

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

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

2010: MOET Scholarship for education, General Ministry of Education Vietnam

2009: PAD x Goethe Institut Vietnam Schorlarship

EXHIBITIONS (selected)

Kunsthaus Hamburg, The Arts House – Old Parliament Singapore, Kunst in der Börse Hamburg, Museum Belvédère Netherlands, Begehungen Chemnitz, Photokina Cologne.

For more details, please go to this page: Exhibitions/Events


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


Alles in anders (2021), Kunst in der Börse Catalogue 2020, Deutsche Jugendfotopreis 2014

@ Hien Hoang 2021. All rights reserved. Modification and distribution of the content of this website is strongly prohibited without the official permission from the author.

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com