with the third eye of a wanderer...


In this portfolio I present some new works. On the one hand classical black and white photography (I love to work with strong contrasts and rich monochrome) and on the other hand color photographs often digitally edited. I hope you enjoy your visit. New series from … Continue readingNEW WORKS

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On the streets of solitude

Who says, streets are our most social lively spaces? Maybe. But they are also places of broken dreams, of empty selves, of collective solitude. Taken in the border triangle of Germany, France, Switzerland, the photographs of Michael Nguyen show gloomy cityscapes, cold and bleak: Empty … Continue readingOn the streets of solitude

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Frames (ongoing)

We live in frames and we see this world in frames. Frames made of our flesh and bones, of our attachments & possessions. Frames made of social conventions, of our biases, of our prejudices. Frames made of our fear, hatred, and misery. They protect us, … Continue readingFrames (ongoing)

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Nature is within us (ongoing)

What is outside is no longer outside. Trees, forests, mountains, rivers, lakes. Michael Nguyen has transformed these elements in his artworks into feelings, fantasies and dreams. They become part of our inner nature, part of the human soul. Through the subjective lens, Michael Nguyen gives … Continue readingNature is within us (ongoing)

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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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