Nau graduated from Vietnam Fine Art University, majoring in Art history and Criticism. She has participated in various exhibitions and art projects in Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Canada Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Ngoc Nau works with various mediums such as video, sculpture, performance, holograms, and photographic light boxes. Nau uses technologies that are usually used in the entertainment and commercial industries and apply them to her art. By using these new technologies, she demonstrates how new media is shaping our view of the world.