Richard Streitmatter-Tran’s work has been exhibited internationally including the de Sarthe Gallery (Hong Kong), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), 52nd Venice Biennale (2007), Singapore Art Museum/Centre Pompidou video exhibition (2011), Art Stage Singapore, Singapore Biennale (2008 & 2006), Singapore Art Museum (SAM), among many others.

In 2005 he received the Martell Contemporary Asian Art Research Grant from the Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong for his year-long research project, Mediating the Mekong. He was a Teaching Assistant at Harvard University (2000-2004), conducted media arts research at the MIT Media Lab (2000) and a visiting lecturer at the Ho Chi Minh Fine Arts University in 2003-4. He was an advisor to the Para/Site Curatorial Programme in Hong Kong and the San Art Artist Residency program in Ho Chi Minh City.

Born in 1972 in Vietnam, he lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He received his BFA degree in the Studio for Interrelated Media at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.