In the Starnberg District (ongoing)

This part of the series “By the roadside” shows photographs of the towns and communities of the Starnberg district: Andechs, Berg, Feldafing, Gauting, Gilching, Herrsching (Ammersee), Inning (Ammersee), Krailling, Pöcking, Seefeld (Pilsensee), Starnberg (city), Tutzing, Weßling and Wörthsee. The district of Starnberg is part of the cultural … Continue readingIn the Starnberg District (ongoing)

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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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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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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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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

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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Silence

Michael Nguyen’s 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 many … Continue readingSilence

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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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