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Silence (ongoing)

Michael Nguyen’s ongoing series “Silence” shows photographs taken in various cities. Many of this pictures primarily show outdoor shots of urban design at the intersection of architecture, urban planning and sociology. The shown interior shots almost seem like still life. Complete silence is perceived by … Continue readingSilence (ongoing)

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Corona Lockdown

A sunny day in February 2021 and a cloudy day (Easter Sunday 2021) during the Corona Lockdown in front of the Munich Allianz Arena, soccer stadium of FC Bayern Munich with 75,021 seats. It was the venue for the 2006 soccer World Cup. Where tourists and … Continue readingCorona Lockdown

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The power of design

Michael Nguyen photographs Munich’s most colorful shopping center facade: When will the containers be loaded? Such a question comes to mind when approaching the shopping mall built in 2008 from a distance. But stop! The intense colors of the seemingly stacked cubes and their sophisticated composition immediately give rise … Continue readingThe power of design

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A Creative Ruin

The Werksviertel in Munich is a beloved alternative scene for local artists and innovators. The place is going under modernization and during Corona Crisis many old buildings are left demolished without further plans. But the creative community has made the best out of it. They … Continue readingA Creative Ruin

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Waiting for the summer

Michael Nguyen had the opportunity to photograph in the winter of 2020 before the first snowfall in the Summer Pool Gauting. He entered a fascinating world of water reflections. 2020 has been a turbulent year. But also a quiet year for some. Like swimming pools, … Continue readingWaiting for the summer

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Nature is within us

Ten works of art of the series „Nature is within us“ presented here will be on permanent exhibition at Gauting Town Hall (Munich area) after the Corona Lockdown. What is outside is no longer outside. Trees, forests, mountains, rivers, lakes. Michael Nguyen has transformed these … Continue readingNature is within us

The Poetry of Urban Spaces

Michael Nguyen roamed various cities in Bavaria during the Corona pandemic. A focus of his works since COVID-19 are urban landscapes as well as urban spaces in different cities. Urban spaces can all enrich a life between buildings. Sports facilities, parking lots, bus stops, children’s playgrounds, sidewalks, … Continue readingThe Poetry of Urban Spaces

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Urban in Black & White

Michael Nguyen’s series “Urban in Black & White“ (Urban Elements – Urban Spaces – Urban Landscapes), which is the focus of his artistic work from 2019 – 2020, shows buildings, cityscapes, subway stations, sculptures and, occasionally, people in whom we recognize ourselves or relatives and … Continue readingUrban in Black & White

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On the streets of solitude

PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: “Honorable Mention” for the photojournalistic documentary series “On the Streets of Solitude” in the category “Press/Feature Story” also in the category “Fine Art/Other“ Who says, streets are our most social lively spaces? Maybe. But they are also places of broken … Continue readingOn the streets of solitude

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Frames

The cover photo shows the image „Lockdown“ which was awarded at the PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020 with “Silver” in Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced. During this period of the Corona pandemic, most of us are stuck at home. Outside, distance to other people should be … Continue readingFrames

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THE GHOSTS OF AUTUMN

Taken during two autumn seasons (2018 & 2019), the pictures depict the still moments of mostly small places around Germany and Switzerland (also Munich and Basel). They are captured with soft color nuances and with the play of lights and shadows, but at the same … Continue readingTHE GHOSTS OF AUTUMN

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