Michael Nguyen

Photographer | Artist
  
Small Things (1)
Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Nationality: German
Biography: Most of the time, Michael Nguyen focuses on small, ordinary things but through the subjective lens, he give them new perspectives, a new soul. “With my camera I capture little things that we often don't notice in everyday life. I also... MORE
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Small Things (1)
Copyright Michael Nguyen 2022
Updated Apr 2022
Topics Documentary, Editorial, Feature, Journalism, Photography, Photojournalism, Urban
In the ongoing series "Small things," which features work from 2020 on Michael Nguyen shows the small things on the side of the road. We often do not notice them in our everyday stress, pass them on the way to work, while shopping, even while walking when our thoughts are preoccupied with our live.

If we walk with our eyes open, we can see interesting, beautiful, and also ugly things along the road every day. And if we walk with not only with our eyes but also with our heart and mind open, you will discover a world that would otherwise remain closed to us. Sometimes spectacular. Sometimes ordinary but surprisingly miraculous. Be it a look into a garage, a view onto the riverbank, the bus stop before the chewing gum vendor machine, or just a footprint somebody has left on the opposite side of the pavement. Michael Nguyen accompanies us on little journeys through places in Germany, Italy and Austria, and elsewhere, to discover what the random walk leads us to.


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