Koa Pham is a Vietnamese artist based in London.

Who has abandoned a strange durian, 2022.
Glow in the dark resin.

Brique Blanche, 2021.

Tracing a duckweed structure, 2021 to now.
Pencil Colour in water.

The room, 2022.
Set design.

Interpreting a prop in a theater play, 2022.
Photo transfer on aluminium.

Into-form, 2020.
(Photo by Tram P Nguyen).

  • Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

  • 2023: Art stage Osaka, Osaka International Convention Center, Osaka, Japan

  • Screening ‘The Room’ Wandering Salon, Unthaitled × KAUM Film+++festival, Berlin, Germany

  • First Biennial Exhibition, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation and Museum of Art, Bally Castle, Ireland

  • This is the House that Jack Built as in Portable Relics, APT Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • No place like home, Museum of the home, London, United Kingdom

  • Screening ‘The Room’ at the talk: Stories of the New American-Vietnamese Generation, Goethe Institut Hanoi, Vietnam

  • 2022: The Filthy Fox Auction Club #1, Batsford Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • In Betweeness, Vinwonders South Hoi An, Vietnam

  • The Foliage IV, VCCA Hanoi, Vietnam

  • De-Oriented, Ugly Duck Space, London, United Kingdom

  • 2021: Shy God — A Chorus by Moi Tran, Performed in a group of 16 participants — Spills Festival Ipswich, United Kingdom

  • Spirit Labor: Duration, Difficulty, and Affect, Participated in ‘I would like to know you’ by Yingmei Duan, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia

  • Shortlisted — Royal Academy of Art Summer Show, London, United Kingdom

  • Encounter Bow Art festival, Shy God Chapter 1 by Moi Tran, Performed by Koa Pham, Lan Maika and Hoa Le, Chisenhale Dance Space, London, United Kingdom

  • Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture Annual Show, Online

  • 2020: Paris Design Week Factory, Galerie Joseph, Paris, France

  • 2019: MA Degree Show, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, United Kingdom

  • 2018: London Design Fair, Brick Lane, London, United Kingdom

  • Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy

  • 2017: 21st Faith Creative Exhibition, The Workshop, Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

  • Altered Realities — Lethaby Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • 2016: BA Degree Show: UNDO, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, United Kingdom

  • 2014: SETTLING — Anecdote of the Sole, Embassy Tea Gallery, London, United Kingdom

  • 2012: CCW Foundation Show, Camberwell College of Art and Design, London, United Kingdom

  • Bio

  • Nguyen Dang Khoa Pham (b.1993). Born in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Lives and works in London (he/him). (Download CV)

    Koa Pham is an artist who is involved in different mediums such as drawing, sculpture, performance and design.

    His work prominently investigates the relationship between objects, humans and spaces, with an emphasis on how objects could put an agency on humans and influence their decision-making.

  • Education

  • 2019: MA Industrial Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

  • 2016: BA Product Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design