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Hien Pham (pronounced like Ian with an H) is a queer digital artist specializing in gentle and optimistic comics. He grew up in Vietnam on war stories before moving and finding a home in Australia. His work revolves around respite, around caring and loving and being loved and cared for.
Hien's emotional and introspective interactive fictions are multi-award nominated, and his debut graphic novel, It Will Be Hard, won an Australian Game Developer Award in 2018. Hien was a frequent guest speaker at Freeplay Independent Games Festival, and an assistant organizer for Perth Comic Arts Festival. In 2021, he was awarded Mr. Congeniality for Mr. Bear Perth.
- Email: email@example.com
- Interactive: https://wavingpeople.itch.io
- Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wavingpeople
- Twitter: @wavingpeople
- Winner of an Australian Game Developer Award (2018).
- Nominated for Freeplay Independent Games Festival's Excellence in Visual Art (2019).
- Nominated for Freeplay Independent Games Festival's Excellence in Narrative (2019).
- Nominated for Prism Awards for Small To Midsize Press (2019).
- Nominated for Freeplay Independent Games Festival's Micro-Game Award (2019).
- Shortlisted for The Ledger Awards (2019).