Tyrant Star

Diane Severin Nguyen

Diane Severin Nguyen (b. 1990 Carson, CA; lives and works between Los Angeles and New York) received her BA from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Select solo and two-person exhibitions include ‘IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS’, SculptureCenter, New York, 2021, and The Renaissance Society, Chicago, 2022; ‘Between Two Solitudes,’ Stereo, Warsaw, 2021; ‘Tyrant Star’ (online exhibition), Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 2020 etc. Select group exhibitions include ‘Greater New York’, MoMA PS1, New York, 2021; ‘Metabolic Rift’, Berlin Atonal, Berlin, Germany, 2021;  Bodies of Water: 13th Shanghai Biennale’, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China, 2021 etc. Nguyen’s 2019 video ‘Tyrant Star’ has been screened at Yebisu Festival, Tokyo, 2020; IFFR Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2020; and the 57th New York Film Festival, New York, 2019. Her work is in the collections of the Hammer Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, and The Escalette Collection of Art at Chapman University.