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Truong Tan

Born in 1963, Hanoi, Vietnam

Lives and works in Paris, France


Born in Hanoi in 1963, Truong Tan is one of Vietnam’s most innovative and daring artists. As the first openly gay artist in Vietnam to freely address issues of homosexuality in his art, he has also proven influential due to his relentless originality as a painter and his groundbreaking works of performance and installation in the 1990s. Moving from his early autobiographical work, Tan’s current practice (often times incredibly labour intensive) ponders grand themes of love, courage, prejudice an...Read more