About

Chi Nguyen is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She uses durational performance, fiber art, and writing to reflect on race, feminism, economic justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice.

Her work has been featured on the Washington Post, Salon, Ms. Magazine, Huffington Post, BusinessWeek, Vice, New York Times, Bustle, among others.

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Exhibitions

2018
ZERO
Costume design for Jonathan Gonzalez's dance performance as part of the Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance.
Danspace, New York, NY

2017
What's a Body? 
Costume design for Jonathan Gonzalez's dance performance
Theater at Kickstarter, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

2016    
Home
Interdisciplinary performance directed by Theresa Elwell as part of the Make Room Residency
Nolan Park on Governors Island, NY

Backstage: Studies of Solitude
Group show curated by Sophia Ma with sales going to the New York Asian Women’s Center
Rockwall Studios, Ridgewood, Queens

2015    
I hope to find you at the end of this, Second Iteration
Solo performance
October 10 from 2PM – 8PM
Presented by Theater Lab, New York, NY

2014    
AIR 5 Show
Group show as part of the culmination of the Textile Arts Center residency
November 6 – 13
Showroom Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

Of Ties
Dance performance with Jonathan Gonzalez as part of a group show
November 13
Make the Road, Brooklyn, NY

I hope to find you at the end of this, First Iteration
October 10 from 5PM – 12:15PM
Presented by Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY


Education & Residencies

2018
Bard Graduate Center Gallery x TAC Maker Space
New York, NY

2016-Present
Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute Fellow
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

2016
Make Room Residency
Barton Booth on Governors Island, New York 

Poco a Poco Residency
Oaxaca, Mexico 

2013 - 2014
Artist-in-Residence
The Textile Arts Center Brooklyn, New York

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Baccalaureate
BA magna cum laude
Visual Arts and Political Science

L' Istituto Lorenzo del Medici
Florence, Italy, Study Abroad