The Depicted Self
2019 02 11
Hanoi Hotel

WHO: An Thien Tran
WHAT: Photographer
WHEN: 1996-Present
WHERE: Dallas, Texas. Sometimes in Sai Gon, Viet Nam
WHY: ???

An Thien Tran is a Vietnamese-American photographer based in Dallas, Texas. He has worked on multiple personal projects exploring his immediate surroundings, and for the past 4 years, he has been photographing the post-war effects on the Vietnamese people, both native and diaspora communities. In 2018, he, along with three other photographers, founded Beautiful Noise Collective, an international art community that promotes multimedia creativity in offline and online spaces.

University of Texas at Dallas
        Bachelor of Science in Economics, 2018
        Master of Science in Economics, expected graduation 2023

2021 Love is Hard, as Beautiful Noise Collective, The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2019 “Scorched Earth” zine, self-published September 2019
2019 “Things I missed about my childhood” and “How I loved the distance between us” zines, self-published September 2019
2019 “Look outside the birds are smiling” zine, self-published September 2019
2019 “Spring Action” and “Yellow Rose” zines, self-published August 2019

© An Thien Tran 2023