"Mr Dai Giang Nguyen is successful artist who has distinguished himself by creating and developing a new school of art, known as the "Upside-Down-Art". In connection with this innovative accomplishment, he has been writed the "Manifesto of Upsidedownism"
Born on 21 May 1944 in Hanoi, Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen began painting when he was 7 years old. He attended Hanoi College of Arts in his hometown from 1966-1968, completing his studies with an Associate of Arts degree. He then had the opportunity to continue his artistic education in the former USSR, where courses at Moscow College of Arts from 1968-74 culminated in a Bachelor of Arts degree. Later on his career he migrated to the USA, where he subsequently enrolled at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1998 and obtained an Associate of Arts degree the following year.
Mr Nguyen is the subject of several articles in professional journals , as well has being listed in national and international biographical publications. Apart from recognition as the inventor of Upsidedownism, he has been the recipient of various other honours and awards. Upsidedownism carry full the Western philosophy associated with oriental conception of natural basic becoming. This is the basic foundation of UpsideDownism". (from IFE)