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.
10.2020: Invisible Lines, at the Arts House (Old Parliament), Singapore
11.2020: Kunst in der Börse, Hamburg, GER.
07.2020: Noorderlicht futurama, Museum Belvédère, Netherlands
06.2020: Lost – Lacuna Art Festivals, Lanzarote, Spain
02.2020: Rundgang Armgartstraße, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg, GER.
11.2019: Asia Bistro: Exportable authenticity. Geometry, Hamburg, GER.
11.2019: Performance “Eatculpture”, at NAKT Performance Festival, Hamburg, GER.
08.2019: Rausch, Begehungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, GER.
02.2018: QUINTESSENZ, HSRM Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, GER.
08.2014: Deutsche Jugendfotopreis, Photokina Cologne, Cologne, GER.
2018: Lugano Emerging Photo prize: Under the pants. Finalist.
2014: Deutsche Jugendfotopreis: the shadow seeker. Premiere prize.
05.2019: KOYAANISQATSI, with Franco d. Sosio, at Lichthof Theatre Hamburg.
Deutsche Jugendfotopreis 2014
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