Nguyen Anh-Tuan graduated from the Hanoi Fine Arts University with a major in Theory & History of Arts.
Tuan has worked as art researcher at the Hanoi Institute of Art from 2002 – 2015, and as manager of Muong AIR, the artist-in-residency program of Muong Studio from 2012 – 2016. He has been involving in contemporary art scene in Vietnam in many programs, projects, exhibitions such as curating “New Form – a project of research and experimenting new concepts in sculpture in Vietnam” (2013 – 2014); co-ordinator of “Initiative Contemporary Arts Museum Project” (I-CAMP, curated by Tran Luong, 2013); curating “Yu Yu Vietnam Blue” – an project exchange and exhibition between Vietnam and United States (2015); curating and organizing “Month of Arts Practice – MAP” – a project focus on artist exchange (2016 – 2021).
His projects and activities focus on discovering the diversity of expression in art creation, and its possibilities to be explored in diﬀerent locations and circumstance covered by speciﬁc cultural and political situations in Vietnam and Asian region.
Since 2016, Tuan has been working as artistic director of Heritage Space, an independent art space in Hanoi, Vietnam. Tuan is also a member of Mekong Cultural Hubs – the network of cultural sectors in Mekong Delta countries since 2018, and member of the Cultural Creative Hubs project (2018 – 2021) implemented by British Council Vietnam and VICAS, co-sponsored by British Council and European Union.