Michael Nguyen

Photographer
   
Surprisingly miraculous
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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Surprisingly miraculous
Copyright Michael Nguyen 2022
Date of Work Jan 2022 - Ongoing
Updated Jan 2022
Location Germany
Topics Documentary, Editorial, Essays, Fine Art, Germany, Journalism, Photography, Photojournalism, Street, Urban
For the ongoing part "Surprisingly miraculous"of the series, Michael Nguyen roams through various cities in Germany, Austria and Italy in the years 2021 and 2022. As in his series ”The Special in the Incidental“, Michael Nguyen's new works show the view of our surroundings such as architectural objects, streets and the small details. 

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 the view onto a house made of luminous walls, a beach chair with colourful cushions standing at the edge of a narrow forest path, or just a footprint somebody has left on the opposite side of the pavement. Michael Nguyen accompanies us on little journeys through places in Bavaria, and elsewhere, to discover what the random walk leads us to.


Infos about the series "By the Roadside"
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Dachau Concentration Camp

Michael Nguyen / Dachau, Germany
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Without us - Corona Pandemic

Michael Nguyen / Germany, Austria, Italy
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The Germans of the 21st Century - Exhibiton in Berlin

Michael Nguyen / Berlin, Germany
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Small Things (1)

Michael Nguyen / Germany
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Venice and Islands of the Lagoon off the beaten Track

Michael Nguyen / Venice, Italy, Europe
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Better to freeze than Putin's Gas: Munich Residents Protest

Michael Nguyen / Munich, Germany, Europe
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Arrived safely at Munich Central Station from the Ukrainian War Zone

Michael Nguyen / Munich, Germany, Europe
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The Special in the Incidental

Michael Nguyen / Germany
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Demonstration in Salzburg, Austria against the Invasion of Russian Troops in Ukraine

Michael Nguyen / Salzburg, Austria, Europe
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The World and Everyone we haven’t know - in this life (2)

Michael Nguyen / Germany, Austria, Italy
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Calmness in Sight

Michael Nguyen / Germany
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In the Realm of Reflections and Lights

Michael Nguyen / Germany
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The Poetry of Shadows

Michael Nguyen / Germany
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Werksviertel Munich - An exciting urban development project with ephemeral street art

Michael Nguyen / Germany, Munich
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A Winter Journey: The Alp Lake with King Ludwig's castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau

Michael Nguyen / Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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A hospital built under National Socialism: The Windows of Wonders

Michael Nguyen / Germany, Gauting, Munich
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The World and Everyone We Haven't Known (in This Life)

Michael Nguyen / Germany, Austria, Italy
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The Power of Design and the contradictions between art and life

Prof. Dr. Rainer Funke / Michael Nguyen / Munich
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Yawning Emptiness

Michael Nguyen / Munich
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World in reflection

Michael Nguyen / Munich, Gauting
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