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.
Kunst in der Börse Hamburg, the Arts House Singapore, Museum Belvédère Netherlands, Begehungen Chemnitz, Photokina Cologne.
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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
Deutsche Jugendfotopreis 2014
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