Duy Bui

Duy Bui (born 1994, based in Switzerland) works in installation, photography, film and fictional media. He loves to wander and wonder; always restless in the now, he seeks the in-between and far beyond. His optimism comes from his friends and the stories they tell together.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2023

  • Research Project Exhibition, IxDA Education Summit, Toni-Areal, Switzerland
  • How is the weather today?, Bits n Bolts Robotival, Zentralwäscherei, Switzerland
  • 2022

  • on souls and soil, SDN Conference, Toni-Areal, Switzerland
  • 2021

  • on souls and soil, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
  • on souls and soil, Toni-Areal, Zurich, Switzerland [diploma exhibition]
  • 2019

  • Bonds & Ties 契約與紐帶, Toni-Areal, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Improv Workshop, HART House, Hong Kong
  • Tear Up / See You Again, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China
  • clementine.lab, Design Festival Bern, Switzerland
  • Pop-up Kitchen, FOGO, Zurich, Switzerland
  • clementine.lab, Punkt, Toni-Areal, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2018

  • Zauberwald Lenzerheide, Lenzerheide, Switzerland


  • 2020

  • Isle of Tears, Centre for Community Cultural Development, Hong Kong
  • Isle of Tears, Kunci Study Forum and Collective, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Isle of Tears, Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2019

  • Isle of Tears, Kino Toni, Zurich, Switzerland


  • 2023

  • Soil-Microbe-Human Interfaces: Designing for the Field Interactions, IxDA Interaction23 Conference, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2022

  • Soil Interfaces and Interactions, CCA Annex, CCA Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • How to (Make) Sense; Or: Where Is the Design, SDN Conference: Counterparts, Toni-Areal, Switzerland
  • 2021

  • On Interaction, Panel, Ars Electronica, Austria
  • Creative Resistance: How Art and Design Can Function as Powerful Tools to Counteract Systems of Oppression, Power Panel, Designathon, Basel Switzerland


  • 2021

  • Finalist, Biodesign Challenge, USA
  • Nomination, Förderpreis Bachelor Design, ZHdK, Switzerland
  • 2020

  • Best Short Film - Documentation (Isle of Tears), International Competition, Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, Lausanne, Switzerland


Showreel contributing footages: Transcultural Collaboration, Fabian Keller

Photos: Duy Bui if not stated otherwise

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