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 in video, installation, and new media works.
Alison Nguyen received her B.A. from Brown University. She has presented work at e-flux, Ann Arbor Film Festival; Oberhausen International Short Film Festival; CROSSROADS presented by San Francisco Cinematheque and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Channels Festival International Biennial of Video Art, Melbourne; CPH:DOX; Microscope Gallery, New York and AC Gallery, Beijing, and the Dowse Art Museum, New Zealand, among others. Nguyen has participated in residencies and/or been awarded fellowships from The Institute of Electronic Arts, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center, and BRIC. She has been awarded grants from The Foundation for Contemporary Art, NYSCA and The New York Community Trust. In 2018, Nguyen was featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film.alisonnguyen.com
Events & Exhibitions
Ground Floor Residents
Carlos Franco’s work is an exercise in cultural cross pollination.
Carlos Franco has exhibited work at Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco; Nikolaj Kunsthallen, Copenhagen; and The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art (BICA), among others.cfrancomaldonado.com
Ground Floor Residents
Bundith Phunsombatlert’s recent projects trace the unseen paths of immigrants and their immigration stories through real and imagined landscapes. By merging contemporary technologies with traditional forms of media, the artworks offer a unique definition of new media art defined not simply by the use of technology, but by revealing a fresh new meaning of something old. His work seeks to explore ways that individuals connect with their personal backgrounds and cultural identities to reinvent traditional interpretations of history.
Bundith Phunsombatlert has exhibited work at Auckland Triennial Institution; New Zealand; Guangzhou Triennial, China; and Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Australia, among others. Currently, his projects are on exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Stone Avenue Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, all in New York.bundithphunsombatlert.com