Will Pham
Born in London, 1990
Lives in London
Studio holder at Gasworks

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2015-2018 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London
2010-2013 BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
2012 Exchange Programme, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada
2009-2010 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London


2025 Deptford X Commission, London (Forthcoming)
2019 Little Vietnam, Turf Projects, London


2022 The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2020-2021 Nàng Tu Do- The Archive of Art in the Camps (Garden Streams) and the Traces of Vietnamese Boat People in Hong Kong, CUHK, Hong Kong
2019 The Lands Of, The Reef, Los Angeles, USA
2018 Diaspora Ma Homey, Space_31, Berlin, Germany
2018 Residency Exhibition, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
2018 RA Schools Show, Royal Academy Schools, London
2017 Premiums- Interim Projects, Royal Academy of Art, London
2016 Waves, Turf Projects, London
2016 Fictive Dreams, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore


2024 From (Counter-) Archives to Activation, esea contemporary, Manchester (Forthcoming)
2024 Will Pham: New Work, LUX Moving Image, London
2024 Late at Tate Britain- Lunar New Year, Tate Britain, London
2023 Reimagining VMHS Legacy Project, Vietnamese Mental Health Services, London
2019 Reality Runs Away- The Limits of Documentary, Perch Arts, London
2019 DAM PROJECTS: New Moving Image, Closeup Cinema
2019 Resettled Spaces: Examining the Home, Lien Viet Housing Association, London
2018 Asia Art Activism, Raven Row, London


2024 ESEA unseen: Happenstance- You Belong Here, Southbank Centre, London (Forthcoming)
2024 How to Sleep Faster: Mental Health and Art in Crisis, Arcadia Missa Gallery
2024 A Night of Performances, Asymmetry Art Foundation, London
2024 We Need to Talk: Intergenerational Cinema of Asian Diaspora in East Germany, ICA
2023 Archives on the Move, Royal College of Art, London
2022 Nocturnal Creatures, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2018 Performing East and Southeast Asian Identities, British Academy, London
2018 Record, Retrieve, Reactivate, An Viet Foundation, London
2018 Songs from Southeast Asia, SOAS Radio, London


2024 The Elephant Trust Award
2022 A-N Bursaries: Time Space Money
2020 The Gane Trust Grant
2020 Arts Council England Emergency Grant
2018 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Hon Prize
2017 Celia Walker Art Foundation Prize


2024 Nominated for Amant Studio and Research Residency Program in New York
2024 Nominated for Wilhelmina Barns-Graham x Porthmeor Studios Residency
2018 CFCCA ‘Breathe’ Award to Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
2016 Tropical Lab Residency, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
2015 Gasworks International Fellowship Award to HANGAR, Lisbon, Portugal


2024 Visiting Lecturer- Artist Talk, MA Arts and Humanities, Royal College of Art
2024 Visiting Lecturer- Tutorials, BA Fine Art and History of Art, Goldsmiths University
2024 Visiting Lecturer- Crits and Tutorials, BA Fine Art Year 2 and 3, Chelsea (UAL)
2024 Visiting Lecturer- Professional Practice Talk, BA Fine Art Year 2, Chelsea (UAL)
2023 Associate Lecturer- Cross Year Module Creation, Delivery, Assessment, Royal College of Art
2019 Visiting Lecturer- Artist Talk and Tutorials, Croydon School of Art
2018 Visiting Lecturer- Artist Talk and Tutorials, BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins (UAL)
2018 Visiting Lecturer- Artist Talk and Tutorials, BFA Fine Art, Ruskin School of Art
2018 Visiting Lecturer- Artist Talk and Tutorials, BA Fine Art Drawing, Camberwell (UAL)
2018 Visiting Lecturer- Group Crits & Tutorials, BA Fine Art Sculpture, Camberwell (UAL)


2024 Journal of Vietnamese Studies (Forthcoming)
2023 How to Sleep Faster Issue 14: Mental Health and Art in Crisis, Arcadia Missa Press
2023 Duc Van Minh (in collaboration with Beatrix Pang)
2022 The London Open Catalogue, Whitechapel Gallery
2019 Resettled Spaces: Examining the Home Exhibition Catalogue
2018 Royal Academy Schools Catalogue
2018 Indigo Magazine: New Voices from Southeast Asian Arts and Beyond


2022 TimeOut Magazine: The London Open Review at Whitechapel Gallery
2021 Hackney Council: An Viet Foundation History Secured For The Future
2020 Wikipedia: Art in the Camps (Garden Streams), Nang Tu Do Exhibition
2019 DVAN (Diasporic Vietnamese Artist Network): Defining Ourselves
2019 Little Vietnam- Will Pham in conversation with Natalie Tan, Turf Projects
2018 Hackney Gazette: A love song to legacy of an ark for ‘boat people’ by Vincent Chow