Kimvi Nguyen

Kimvi Nguyen

Assistant Professor


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Kimvi is a British Visual and Performance artist who focuses on addressing societal and environmental issues related to public spaces and sustainable art and design production. An essential aspect of Kimvi's holistic artistic process is the emphasis on the design principle of economy to generate innovative work.


Permanent Public Art Collection :

'3 Mountains' Installation @ Xi Art Open Air Museum. Jiangxi Province, China 

BFM Art Center. Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. China

Research interests

Performing Public Space

Performance Art as a Tool for Site-Specific Engagement

The Intersection of Drone Documentation and Performance Art within the Urban and Landscape Ecologies


SELECTED WORKS  Performance | Exhibition | Festival | Artist-in-residence

2024  Space-Consciousness Workshop, collaboration with Professor Alberto Morell and Dr Gina Giotaki as part of Performing Space Conference. Nafplio, Greece

2024 Performative photographic artwork ' Embracing Robotics' & 'Chatgpto4 Text dialogue'@'Storytellers and Machine' Conference Art Exhibition, School of Digital Arts (SODA)Manchester Metropolitan University. UK

2024 "Body Embedding: First Stop, Beijing” - International Women’s Art Exhibition, Austrian Embassy Beijing - Cultural Forum initiative @ LiDU International Art Center. Beijing, China

2024 ‘Vase for Peace ‘ Live Public Performance@ Art Central - Hong Kong. China

2024 ‘Design Dim Sum’ Exhibitor | Panelist, CIFF Design Expo. Guangzhou. China

2023 'Filmed Performance - Aunties Tiles‘@' Narrative of Love’ Cumulus Conference Art Exhibition. Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. China  

2023 ‘Twin- Things’ - Gusu Fashion Collection collaboration with Vicente Esteban, Shanghai Design Week. China

2023/24 Solo Art Exhibition :  ‘3 Mountains’ , Lucitopia Creative Centre, Xiamen. China  

2023 Música x Arquitectura - Architecture Film Festival Finalist -The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. Spain

2023 Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival (Nationwide) New Zealand

2022 Performance Art : Still Life Suzhou Bay Cultural Centre supported by BFM Art Centre. China

2022 Cultural Heritage Performance Art : Gingko Festival - Dinghui Monastry , Suzhou. China

2022 Artist-in-residence: Lucitopia Residency - C Platform Organisation. Jiangxi Province. China三座山/



ARC105 Small Space Design

ARC102 Small Scale Architecture Design

ARC101 Design Thinking and Articulation

ARC002 Architectural representation and communication

ARC001 Introduction to Architecture and Visual Culture

DES003 Principles of Design

Awards and honours

2024-2025 NL Scholarship recepient.Netherlands 

2023 ArchiShorts Award - Architecture + Design Film Festival. Canada 

2022 Golden Pear Award - Special Mentioned 'Cine Plus Performance Art festival'. Buenos Aries, Argentina. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Related documents

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, 1st Class Honours - Fine Art Sculpture : Winchester School of Art. UK, University of Southampton

Award Date: 9 Jun 2011

Master, (Course in progress) : Performing Public Space ( NL Awarded Scholarship Recipient ). Netherlands, Fontys University of Applied Science

Sept 2024Aug 2025

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