The series “Volatile States” of artist Le Nguyen Duy Phuong has been selected for the Open Call Showcase in the 5th edition of Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF).
The Open Call Showcase is the key international showcase of SIPF 2016, consisting of works of 40 photographers from 18 countries. It will take place from 1 October 2016 to 13 November 2016.
Le Nguyen Duy Phuong is the only Vietnamese artist selected to participate in the showcase.
The Singapore International Photography Festival will open in September 2016 across different venues in Singapore. The Festival Opening Week of professional workshops, portfolio reviews and public talks will take place between 6 – 10 October 2016.
About the artist
Born in 1984 in Long An, Vietnamese photographer Le Nguyen Duy Phuong grew up surrounded by photography. After entering university to study for a degree in photography in 2006, he was selected in 2008 by Jean-Luc Amand Fournier from the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles for a three month residency. From 2012 onwards the quality of his work has started to become recognised and numerous personal and collective exhibitions have been organised by the Centre Culturel Français in Hanoi and Hue, as well as by the Sao La and Craig Thomas galleries in Ho Chi Minh city.