Vietnam in Focus Photographer Hoang Viet Nguyen

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Vietnam in Focus Photographer Viet Nguyen

Hoang Viet Nguyen

Journalist & Independent Film Director

Hoang Viet is an award-winning freelance photojournalist and independent film director, born and bred in Hanoi.

Twice winner of national awards for photojournalism, Viet’s work often features in publications such as Soha, Family and on Vietnam Television (VTV). He has exhibited his work at top contemporary art galleries in the capital, such as Manzi and Workroom Four. In the latest of these shows, he was awarded ‘Best Photography’ in the ‘Art For You’ exhibition. His images have been exhibited at the prestigious Institut Francais L’Espace and Goethe Institut in Hanoi, and he has collaborated on films and other creative projects with international NGOs such as the World Food Bank and ActionAid.

As a photo tour leader for Vietnam in Focus, Hoang Viet specializes in visual storytelling, documentary and street photography, and photo editing. Hanoi is his hometown, but his work as a filmmaker and journalist has taken him all over Vietnam, giving him unique insight into the lives and landscapes of many regions.

Viet says

“How can a photograph tell a story? Come with me and I’ll show you.”

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