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From Diep Nguyen’s article about Pipo Nguyen-duy:

As a student at a small liberal arts college, I was lucky to have met and worked under the supervision of Pipo Nguyen-Duy, an acclaimed fine art photographer and a respected professor of photography at Oberlin College. His childhood in the Demilitarized Zone with ceaseless sound of gunshots and his arrival in the United States as a Vietnamese refugee in 1975 have influenced Pipo’s artworks to convey his sensibility, transcultural identity, and site specificity. In his recent work, the fine intertwinement of the Eastern essence and the Western art-historical appropriations choreographed within a single frame juxtaposes and integrates the seemingly contradictory concepts: the pristine and the disturbed, the past and the present, the real and the imagined.

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Browse all of Pipo Nguyen-duy’s work at ClampArt

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