Diane Severin Nguyen

b. 1990, Carson, CA Lives and works between Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY


2020 MFA, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
2013 BA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


2022 IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
2021 IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
Between Two Solitudes, Stereo, Warsaw, Poland
2020 Tyrant Star (online exhibition), Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2019 Reoccurring Afterlife, Empty Gallery, Hong Kong
Dead Slow, Julien Monnerie & Diane Severin Nguyen, curated by Shivers Only, Exo Exo, Paris, France
Minor twin worlds, Brandon Ndife & Diane Severin Nguyen, Bureau, New York, NY
Flesh Before Body, Bad Reputation, Los Angeles, CA


2022 Work and Leisure, curated by Liv Cuniberti and Jeppe Ugelvig, Sala Impasti, Milan, Italy
Fata Morgana, curated by Béatrice Gross, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS (screening), Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
A Glimpse of the Setting Remains, curated by Giovanna Manzotti, Clima, Milan, Italy
2021 Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
Metabolic Rift, Berlin Atonal, Berlin, Germany
So Many Stars, STARS, Los Angeles, CA
Bodies of Water: 13th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
2020 Made in L.A. 2020: a version, Hammer Museum, The Huntington, Los Angeles, CA
Materia Medica, curated by Kelly Akashi, François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, CA
Until tomorrow: Ten Years of Bureau, Bureau, New York, NY
Tyrant Star (screening), Yebisu Festival, Tokyo, Japan
Tyrant Star (screening), IFFR Rotterdam, Netherlands
2019 Focus Group, Von Ammon Co., Washington, D.C.
A story forms, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, CA
Tyrant Star (screening), 57th New York Film Festival, New York, NY
A Fickle Aggregate, Chen’s World, Brooklyn, NY


2022 Emily Chun, ‘Diane Severin Nguyen’s If Revolution is a Sickness,’ ArtAsiaPacific, January
Domenick Ammirati, ‘Under the Skin of Newness,’ Artforum, January
Benjamin Hirte, ‘Which Revolution?’, Spike Art Magazine, Issue 60
2021 Hiji Nam, 'Revolution, Restaged and Translated: Diane Severin Nguyen,' Art in America, December
Travis Diehl,'Diane Severin Nguyen’s Millennial Revolution,' Frieze, December
Taylor Dafoe, 'With Homemade Napalm and K-pop Anthems, Photographer-Filmmaker Diane Severin Nguyen Is Forging a New Genre of Image,' Artnet News, December
Dawn Chan, ‘What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now: Diane Severin Nguyen,’ The New York Times, November
Rachel Remick, 'Diane Severin Nguyen: If Revolution Is a Sickness,' The Brooklyn Rail, November
Peter Brock, ‘Diane Severin Nguyen’s IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS,’ Art-agenda, October
Kristen Tauer, 'Artist Diane Severin Nguyen Found Inspiration in K-pop and Poland,' WWD, October
Lloyd Wise, ‘Portfolio: Diane Severin Nguyen,’ Artforum, October, p. 150-155
Alec Recinos, 'The Presence of the Perfect Image: Diane Severin Nguyen Interview,' BOMB Magazine, February
2020 Amanda Waltz, 'Carnegie Museum of Art highlights local and emerging artists with latest offerings,' Pittsburgh City Paper, November
Made in L.A. 2020: a version, Exhibition Catalog, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Ophelia Lai, ‘Features: Diane Severin Nguyen,’ ArtAsiaPacific, 120, Sep/Oct, p. 60 - 61
Franklin Melendez, ‘Diane Severin Nguyen,’ Kaleidoscope, Issue 36/SS20
Image contribution, Spike Art Magazine, #64, Summer
Adriana Balsamo & Hilary Moss, ‘Savor a Week Full of History and Hope,’ The New York Times, June
Sohrab Mohebbi, 'Diane Severin Nguyen,' OSMOS, Issue 20, p. 1 - 7
2019 Dean Kissick, 'Diane Severin Nguyen's Images Aren't What They Seem,' Cultured Magazine, 30 Under 35, November
Ela Bittencourt, ‘Familiar Yet Strange: Shorts From This Year’s Projection Showcase at the NY
Film Fest,’ Hyperallergic, October
Lucas Blalock, ‘Animal, Vegetable, Material,’ Objektiv, Issue 19, June
Todd von Ammon, ‘Diane Severin Nguyen,’ CURA, Issue 31
Kyle Thomas Hinton, ‘To Dirty Them Immaculately...,’ X-TRA, March
Jeffrey Grunthaner, ‘NADA’s Solution to the Growing Cost of the Art Fair,’ Hyperallergic, March
2018 Owen Gwynne Vince, ‘What Does the Future of Photography Look Like?’, AnOther Magazine, March

COLLECTIONS Carnegie Museum of Art Hammer Museum Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography Los Angeles County Museum of Art Nguyen Art Foundation The Escalette Collection of Art, Chapman University