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Nguyễn Văn Cường was born on 2 February 1972 in the north eastern coastal province of Thái Bình, 110 km southeast of Hanoi, in the heart of the Red River Delta. He graduated from Hanoi Fine Art University in 1996 after five years of study, adept at working with the full range of Vietnamese art materials, including lacquer, silk and local hand-made giấy dó paper. Cường has also experimented with performance and installation art and is an occasional collaborator with well-known Hanoi performance artist Đào Anh Khánh.