Viet Van Tran born 06.12.1971 at Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
Adress: 64B Van Ho 3 St, Hai Ba Trung Dst, Ha Noi city, Viet Nam
Cultural Bachelor degree in 1996. Trained by famous photographer as James Natchwey, Gary Knight, Tim Page, Steve Northup, Gaby Sommer…in workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found).
Currenly work as special reporter for Lao Động newspaper (one of the biggest newspapers in Viet Nam).
10 solo exhibions and over 30 group exhibitions (US, UK, France, Grecee,Spain, Urugoay, Argentina, Singapore…),
6 books released (“My mum”, “Dharma and Life”…).
As the first and only Vietnamese photographer won Px3 (France, 8 consecutive years), Pollux Awards (UK-4 years), Photoannual Awards (Czech, 3 consecutive years), Photo Master Cup (US- 4 years), MIFA (Rusian, 3 consecutive years ), Art of Photography Show (US), TIFA (Japan), Honorable Mention of IPA (US, 8 years), Shorlist London international creative competion (LICC- 4 years), finalist of Donkey Art Prize (Italia)…
Many pictures were published in Wink Magazine, Lenscratch, F stop Magazine, Camera Obscura, Journal (US), Art Photo Magazine (Czech), Dodho Magazine (Spain), 43mm Magazine,Eros Magazine (New Zealnd), Privatephotoreview.com (France), Blur Magazine (Croatia)…
Being jury of many national photo contests and cinema contests.
Featured in over 300 Vietnamese newspaper articles and the object of many interviews on Vietnamese cultural and arts programmes on Vietnamese television.