Diane Severin Nguyen

This Body Remembers, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 22 ½ in.

Framed photograph of a round green form that touches both left and right edges of the image, a small flame with wisps smoke emitting from the center of the object. The background of the image is varying shades of yellow and orange not in focus.

No New Idols, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

Toxic Monogamy, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

Installation view of Diane Severin Nguyen at the Hammer Museum in LA, a red curtain covers a large window to the left of the image emitting a red glow, six framed photographs are hanging in a row on the gallery wall to the left.

Made in L.A. 2020: a version, 2020 (Installation view) The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Installation view of Diane Severin Nguyen at the Hammer Museum in LA, a curtain made from red vinyl strips obscures a large corner of windows. A single framed photograph is hung in the corner of the room suspended from two pipes that run from floor to ceiling.

Made in L.A. 2020: a version, 2020 (Installation view) The Huntington Library, Los Angeles

A red mass of unknown substance is the subject of the image, there are white shards of plastic stuck into the red mass running vertically across the face of the mass. A green glow is out of focus in the back ground above the mass.

Summer Cuts, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 22 ½ in.

Tyrant Star, 2019 Single channel video, sound (still) 15:50

Tyrant Star, 2019 Single channel video, sound (still) 15:50

Ambitious Descent, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 22 ½ in

Green strips of some material that looks like plant matter is braided and bound together in a hair-like braid, the strips splatter with a red liquid.

Ribbon Devotion, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

Influencer, 2020 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in

Something like a bone or bar of soap stands erect in the center of the image, pierced with two large rings near the base of the object. The object is on fire and glowing blue-orange-red.

Icon Depression, 2019 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

A group of water chestnuts, mostly in shadow and almost completely black, sit on a flat torn object that is covered in a sticky looking orange liquid.

Colonizing Hearts, 2018-2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 22 ½ in.

Image of a rainbow colored dish glove, finger together, bound with a clear tape like substance occupying the majority of the image.

Breakthrough Sunrise, 2018-2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 10 in.

Installation view of a photograph by Diane Severin Nguyen hung on a small wall with brick flanking each side, a silver pipe on the far right side.
Installation view of photographs by Diane Severin Nguyen hung in a series of three with another single photograph to the far right.

Minor twin worlds, Brandon Ndife & Diane Severin Nguyen, 2019 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

A brown construction made mostly from hair has an hour-glass like shape, lit slightly at the top, against a multicolor out of focus background of violets, pinks and cyans.

Time-lapse cathedral, 2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 10 in.

Grass jelly recently emptied from a can, still with the circular can marks around its shape, has a slice taken out of it and is pierced with several sewing needles that glisten in the light.

Impulses in-sync, 2018-2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 10 in.

Two white circular objects are embedded into a ground, splattered with black and silver paint, appear to be like barnacles or craters on a moon.

Between Two Solitudes, 2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 10 in.

A spiny, 'S' shaped object, almost fetal, is suspended in what looks similar to a petri dish.

Malignant tremor, 2019 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

A round metal object, similar to a shower knob, is filled with strings of brown hair, a prism of like shines like a rainbow at the bottom left corner of the image.

Tyrant Star, 2019 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in

A circular disc contains some brown substance that is on fire, with a spiraled stick standing upwards out of the fire.

Wilting Helix, 2019 LightJet C-print, steel frame 15 × 10 in.

A clear plastic bag filled with water hangs in front of the camera, lit from behind, showing an eel like mass made of hair suspended in the bag.

Liquid Isolation, 2019 LightJet C-print, aluminum frame 15 × 22 ½ in.