Alison Nguyen

Alison Nguyen’s work explores the ways in which images are produced, disseminated, and consumed within the current media landscape, exposing the socio-political conditions from which they arise. Creating strategies for dissent, she re-articulates mainstream visual language and technology in video, installation, and new media works. Nguyen received her B.A from Brown University, Providence, RI. Her work has been screened at Ann Arbor Film Festival, Crossroads presented by SF MoMA/SF Cinemateque, Channels Festival International Biennial of Video Art, True/False Film Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, Microscope Gallery, Verge Gallery, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Leeds International Film Festival, San Diego Underground Film Festival, Marfa Film Festival, L’Alternativa at CCCB, and Traverse Vidéo, among others. Her work has been exhibited at AC Gallery Beijing, The International Studio & Curatorial Program, La Kaje, OK Corral, Harnett Gallery, Centre Des Arts Actuels Skol, Chashama, the gallery at 630 Flushing Ave, BOSI Contemporary, The University of Oklahoma, and Contemporary Art and Digital Fair, Miami. Nguyen has received residencies and fellowships from the International Studio & Curatorial Program, The Institute of Electronic Arts, BRIC, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center, Signal Culture, and Vermont Studio Center. She has been awarded grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, NYSCA, and The New York Community Trust. In 2018 Alison Nguyen was featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

every dog has its day

By Alison Nguyen — 30 October, 2020

Warning: this video contains some strobe effects and rapid image changes.  every dog has its day will be available to watch from 30th October 2020 to 18th December 2020.    Drawing from the fraught archive of consumer-produced media, ‘every dog has its day’ explores Internet folklore, mediated presence, and the inherent manipulation in image production…