NGUYEN WAHED is the curatorial practice of Mimi Nguyen deeply committed to nurturing digital art, with the focus on generative and contemporary art practices, and the connection between technology and artistic expression. She serves as an Assistant Professor at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, in Digital Innovation and Creative Director at verse. She also teaches Blockchain and Metaverse short courses at UAL for external audiences.
Previous works have been exhibited and presented at CHI (Computer-Human Interaction) ACM, New Orleans (2022), London Transport Museum, Futures Gallery (2021), Great Exhibition Road Festival, London (2019), LVMH Theatre, Central Saint Martins London (2016), St. Anne's Church Soho, London (2015), Spokojna Gallery, Warsaw (2015), Rundgang UdK, Berlin (2014), Turbo Gallery, Warsaw (2014), European Capital of Culture, Studio of Spatial Activities of Miroslaw Balka, Umeå, Sweden (2014), Salon Gallery, Warsaw (2014), The New York Art Book Fair, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013).
Nguyen’s background is in Media Art, which she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw and Universität der Künste, Berlin. Her PhD at Imperial College London, Faculty of Engineering, focused on creativity in a decentralised environment, and was continued through a study on emotional AI with IBM Watson. Previous research on creativity and human-computer interaction has been published by Cambridge University Press, the Design Research Society, the Association for Computing Machinery, FlashArt and TIME Magazine.