about this piece
About this piece:
Koi is an artist’s book based off the artist’s profile. The book tells a story about a fish named Koi, and the reclusion he shows throughout his daily activities. The book is made in an edition of 10 using letterpress, monotype, intaglio, and hand-colored to narrate the viewers throughout the story.
About the artist:
Lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Kenny Nguyen was born in Hanoi and currently based in Saigon, Vietnam. Nguyen’s works focus on the narrative aspects of imaginative creatures, whimsical characters, and organic shapes. At a very young age, Nguyen was exposed to different cultures throughout his time of traveling and studying in multiple countries. From these enriching experiences, Nguyen soon embarked on the path of becoming a printmaker and bookmaker. While not busy producing new pieces, Nguyen often wanders from place to place in Southeast Asia for inspirations.