Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn
Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn (b. Côte-des-Neiges, Canada) is a research-based artist who lives in Stockholm. She completed the Whitney’s Independent Study Program, New York, in 2011, having obtained her MFA and a post-graduate diploma in Critical Studies from the Malmö Art Academy, Sweden, in 2005, and a BFA from Concordia University, Montreal, in 2003. Nguyễn’s work has been shown internationally at institutions including the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatoon (2017); EFA Project Space, New York City (2016); Mercer Union, Toronto (2015); MTL BNL at the Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal (2014); Kunstverein Braunschweig (2013); Apexart, New York (2013); Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Philadelphia (2011); Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Jersey (2011); and Gasworks, London (2010). In 2011 she was commissioned by CC Seven to produce a site-specific sound piece for The Woodland Cemetery, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Stockholm. She has also been awarded several grants for her research-based practice from the Sharjah Art Foundation (2016); the Canada Council for the Arts (2010, 2011, 2014, 2015); The Banff Centre, Brenda and Jamie Mackie Fellowship for Visual Artists (2012); The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s International Program for Visual Arts (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017); and the Swedish Research and Development Fellowship in the Arts (2007). Nguyễn was the Spring 2017 Audain Visual Artist in Residence at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, and will participate in the fourth cycle of NTU Center for Contemporary Art Singapore’s Residencies Programme. In 2015, she was the first artist-in-residence at the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm. The residency was organized by SWICH – Sharing a World of Inclusion, Creativity and Heritage – a collaborative project involving ten European museums of Ethnography and World Cultures.
Nguyễn was the invited curator of FIA Film: 2017 – Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle: Documents in Participatory Democracy.