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In Conversation | Diane Severin Nguyen and Rebecca Matalon

Join Diane Severin Nguyen and Rebecca Matalon, CAMH Curator, for a discussion about the exhibition, Diane Severin Nguyen: IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS, and how the artist explores the intersection of image making and identity formation.

Learn more about Nguyen and her work, including a video installation at CAMH and her first public art commission, located in Houston’s Midtown neighborhood and on view January 2–29, 2023.

Ticket Information

RSVPs via Eventbrite are encouraged as seats are limited. Advance tickets will be made available to CAMH members at an early date, while the remaining tickets will be made available to the public on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 11AM CST. Not yet a member? Join today!

Walk-ins will be accepted, but seats will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis and availability of space in the gallery.


Safety and Accessibility

Please review CAMH’s safety protocols here. Seating will be socially distanced and masks are encouraged to be worn throughout the event. If there are questions or concerns regarding safety or accessibility, please contact

About the Artist

Diane Severin Nguyen (b. 1990, Carson, California) is an artist who works with photography and time-based media. Nguyen earned an MFA from Bard College in 2020 and a BA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2013. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Between Two Solitudes, Stereo, Warsaw; Tyrant Star (online exhibition), Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA), Pittsburgh; Reoccurring Afterlife, Empty Gallery, Hong Kong; Minor twin worlds with Brandon Ndife, Bureau, New York; and Flesh Before Body, Bad Reputation, Los Angeles; all 2019. Recent group exhibitions include Is it morning for you yet?: 58th Carnegie International, CMOA, Pittsburgh, 2022; Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York, 2021; Made in L.A. 2020: a version, Hammer Museum and The Huntington, Los Angeles, 2020–2021; and Bodies of Water: 13th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2021.