Minh Duc Pham (*1991) is a German-Vietnamese Conceptual and Visual artist. He studies Exhibition Design and Scenography at the University of Arts and Design in Karlsruhe as well as Performance studies at the University of the Arts in Berlin.
Pham’s artistic practice is an approach and opportunity to investigate terms of ancestry, actual surroundings and the concept of identity as well as integration by reflecting currently forced structures and systems. The artist is influenced by post-colonial, post-gender and feminist theories. Due to his education in Music, Architecture and Fine Arts, Pham works with different media and materials towards an
He has participated at solo and group exhibitions in China, Palestine, Germany and Iceland, and has shown performances at festivals in Germany and Vietnam. Recently he has been awarded with several art scholarships in Germany, UK and Finland.
My stay in Mooste is dedicated to the question of what stays if everything is lost. We all know the fear of our own loss: what is
lost, is lost forever. But what happens when we scrutinize and break through the embargo? What can we find behind the imagination of nothingness? Is our fear a comprehensible mechanism or a constructed phenomenon? What is disguised behind the mysterious feeling and (how) is it connected to the actual act of liberation of control and greed?