About the artist
Sung Tieu (b.1987 in Hai Duong, Vietnam) is a German-Vietnamese artist based in Berlin. Her artistic practice spans a variety of mediums including sound installation, video, sculpture, photography, performance, and public interventions. In her work, Sung Tieu contends with notions of history and analyses transnational movements of people and capital, as well as invisible infrastructures of control.
Recent solo exhibitions include Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst (GFZK), Leipzig, Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, the Haus Der Kunst, Munich; Nottingham Contemporary, UK, and Kunstverein Gartenhaus, Vienna, amongst others. She has presented work in groups shows including the 34th Sao Paulo Biennial; The Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan, amongst others. In 2021, Tieu was awarded the Frieze Artist Award and the audience award of for the German National Art Prize.