Screening and discussion with artist Diane Severin Nguyen

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Screening and discussion with artist Diane Severin Nguyen

Join Art21 and artist Diane Severin Nguyen in celebrating the release of "Diane Severin Nguyen's Transfigurations."

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Tribeca Screening Room 375 Greenwich Street #2 New York, NY 10013

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Join Art21 for a special screening and conversation with artist Diane Severin Nguyen.

Directed by Jessica Kingdon and Nathan Truesdell, the 2022 Oscar-nominees for their film “Ascension,” "Diane Severin Nguyen's Transfigurations" offers a look into the work and creative processes of the New York City-based artist.

“I try to work against that impulse to identify and get more towards a place of feeling," says Diane Severin Nguyen. "The moment that you speak or communicate, there's already mediation. There's something that's about intimacy that is actually more important than knowing." Fingernails, karaoke YouTubers, grass jelly, make-up tutorials, anti-war anthems, and mass produced trinkets all find themselves colliding in the work of the artist. Collecting the dust and detritus from our heads and our homes, Diane Severin Nguyen creates compelling and often mystifying photographs and videos which question divides between what is considered trashy or intellectual, organic or inorganic, alienating or disarming.

Following the screening, the artist and filmmakers will stay for a conversation and Q&A from audience members.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Program begins at 7:00 p.m.

Admission is free, but advance registration is required.

This venue has a wheelchair accessible entrance. American Sign Language interpretation is available by request with at least two weeks notice. To request ASL interpretation, inquire in advance about wheelchair access, or contact us about any accessibility related questions or concerns, please email accessibility [AT]