Untitled (Polaroid), 2022, Polaroid, 4.2 x 3.4 in (10.7 x 8.6 cm)



Untitled (Open Channel), 2022, Archival inkjet print mounted on dibond, 49 x 40 in (124.5 x 101.6 cm)



Untitled (Open Channel), 2022, Archival inkjet print mounted on dibond, 49 x 40 in (124.5 x 101.6 cm)



Untitled 2, 2022, Watercolour on paper, 7 x 5.5 in (17.8 x 14 cm)



Untitled (Triptych), 2022, 55 x 40 in (139.7 x 101.6 cm)



Untitled (Something Good That Never Happened), 2022, Archival inket print, 50 x 40 in (127 x 101.6 cm)


Nabil Azab
b. Paris, FR
Lives and works Montreal, CA

Education
2018    BFA, Concordia University, Montreal, CA

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2023    The big mess with us inside it, Pumice Raft, Toronto, CA
2022    Open Channel, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2022    Something good that never happened, Afternoon Projects, Vancouver, CA
2022    The welling up which would not pass, DRAC, Drummondville, CA
2021    Juliette, April April, Brooklyn, New York, US
2019    Gone Missin, Calaboose, Montreal, CA

Group Exhibitions
2022    Fuzzy Logic, Joys, Toronto, CA
2021    Fractal Exotica, Pumice Raft, Toronto, CA
2021    Written in Water, Hearth Garage, Toronto, CA (curated by Theresa Wang)
2021    The Cinematic, Wil Aballe Art Projects, Vancouver, CA
2020    Art Tout-Terrain Public Art Installation, City Of Montréal, CA (organized by Karine Lachance)
2020    Salon D’Aout, Anteism Gallery, Montreal, CA (curated by Bea Cote)
2019    Material Trace, FOFA Gallery, Montreal, CA
2019    Pop, Celine Bureau, Montreal, CA (curated by Hugo Dufour)
2018    Episode Laurier Art Fair, Montreal, CA (curated by Garret Lockhart & Danica Pinteric)
2018    Graduating Students Exhibition, FOFA, Montreal, CA
2018    Hopping The Twig, Calaboose, Montreal, CA
2017    Des Espaces Autre, Articule, Montreal, CA
2017    Repeat After Me, Eastern Bloc, Montreal, CA

Fairs
2023    Plural, presented by Franz Kaka, Montreal, CA
2022    Papier, presented by Franz Kaka, Montreal, CA
2021    Art Toronto, presented by Unit 17 & Afternoon Projects, Toronto, CA

Publications
2023    Leo Cocar, ‘Three Sketches on Photographic Excess’, Capture Photography Festival catalogue

Collections
St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, CA
RBC Art Collection
TD Bank Art Collection
Scotiabank Art Collection
Equitable Bank Art Collection

Azadeh Elmizadeh

Images
CV
Press



Fire Mountain, 2022, Oil on linen, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Salamander Birds, 2022, Oil on linen, 60 x 48 in (152.4 x 121.9 cm)



AzhiDahak and the Cow, 2022, Oil on canvas, 72 x 52 in (182.9 x 132.1 cm)



Embryo, 2022, Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 in (121.9 x 91.4 cm)



Seedlings, 2022, Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 in (101.6 x 76.2 cm)



Murmurings, 2021, Oil on linen, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Nocturnal Encounters, 2021, Oil on linen, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Ritual, 2021, Oil on linen, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Gathering, 2021, Oil on canvas, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Spinning, 2021, Oil on canvas, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



The Reader, 2021, Oil on canvas, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Hovering Garden, 2019, Oil on canvas, 70 x 52 in (177.8 x 132.1 cm)



Canopy, 2019, Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in (152.4 x 121.9 cm)



Subtle Bodies, Installation view, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA



Circling Around, 2020, Oil on canvas, 72 x 50 in (182.9 x 127 cm)



Voyager, 2020, Oil on linen, 14 x 11 in (35.6 x 27.9 cm)



Azadeh Elmizadeh
b. Tehran, IR
Lives and works in Toronto, CA

Education
2020   MFA, University of Guelph, CA
2016    BFA, Drawing and Painting, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2010    BFA, Visual Communication and Graphic Design, University of Tehran, IR

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2023    The Inexpressible is Contained (w. Charlotte Edey), Sea View, Los Angeles, US
2023    Madame, Madame (w. Laura Berger), Tube Culture Hall, Milan, IT (curated by Domenico de Chirico)
2022    Sister Seeds, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2022    Soft Smoke (w. Ella Gonzales) Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, CA
2020    Subtle Bodies, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA

Group Exhibitions
2023    Discreet Histories, Anat Ebgi, US
2023    Icons, Harkawik, New York, US
2023    Forward from wherever you are, Europa, New York, US
2022    Crossings: Itineraries of Encounter, The Blackwood, Mississauga, CA (curated by Noor Bhangu)
2022    Now I am a lake, Public Gallery, London, UK (curated by Rose Nestler)
2021    Halcyon and On and On, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2021    Holding a line in your hand, Kamloops Art Gallery, CA (curated by Charo Neville)
2019    Preface, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, CA
2019    Cognizance, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, CA
2018    New Energy, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, CA
2017    Faraway, So Close, 26 Art Space, Toronto, CA

Fairs
2023    Frieze London, presented by Franz Kaka, London, UK
2022    NADA Miami, presented by Franz Kaka, Miami, US
2022    Art Toronto, presented by Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2021    Art Toronto, presented by Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2021    The Armory Show, presented by Franz Kaka, New York,US
2019    Papier, presented by Franz Kaka, Montreal, CA
2017    Art Toronto, OCADU booth, Toronto, CA

Press
2024    Julie Chadwick, ‘Sun Over Swamp explores the abstract aesthetics of ‘vast and complex lifeworlds’’, The Discourse, April
2023    Estelle Araya-S, ‘Pick of the Week: The Inexpressible is Contained’, Artillery Magazine, September
2023    Robert Enright, ‘The Translation of Painting’, Border Crossings, Volume 42, Issue No. 1
2022    Valentina Di Liscia, ‘Your Concise Guide to Miami Art Week’, Hyperallergic, November
2022    Charlene K. Lau, ‘What to See in Toronto this October’, Frieze.com, October
2022    Rob Jamieson, ‘Fall Arts Preview’, Elle Canada, October
2021    Tammer El-Sheikh, ‘Azadeh Elmizadeh, A Hundred Times, Why?’, Blackflash Magazine, Issue 38.3
2020    Jayne Wilkinson, ‘Azadeh Elmizadeh’ Canadian Art, Winter Issue
2020    Tatum Dooley, ‘Azadeh Elmizadeh’s Subtle Bodies’ The Editorial Magazine, November
2020    Rosie Prata, ‘Seven art galleries to visit across Ontario’ The Globe and Mail, October

Publications
2022   Commission (cover & feature) for Emergence Magazine: Living with the Unknown, Volume 3

Awards
2020    Joseph Plaskett Award for Painting, the Plaskett Foundation
2019    Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2019    Travel, Research and Creation Grant, University of Guelph
2019    Shuebrook Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2018    Tony Scherman Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2018    University Graduate Scholarhsip, University of Guelph

Collections
Collection Majudia, Montreal, CA
Morgan Stanley Art Collection
RBC Art Collection
Scotiabank Art Collection
Equitable Bank Art Collection

Paul Kajander

Images
CV



for just about ever, 2022, Graphite on bristol, laser-etched mat board, acrylic, 21.5 x 25 in (54.6 x 63.5 cm)



Tuhkauksen Jälkeinen, 2022, Jacquard woven wool, upholstry foam, butcher’s twice, embroidered patches, 44 x 37.75 x 1.75 in (111.8 x 95.9 x 4.4 cm)



hard parts with x.s. emblshmnt, 2022, Components from anatomical skeleton, plastilene, armature, clothing, plaster, encaustic, custom-printed cover-alls, jacquard-woven wool, used footwear, 34 x 17 x 38 in (86.4 x 43.2 x 96.5 cm)



Urrrrr- Leica, 2020, Graphite and acrylic gouache on paper, 12 x 9 in (30.5 x 22.9 cm)



the little negative of the leitz camera, 2020, Graphite on paper, 10 x 12 in (25.4 x 30.5 cm)



seeing as searing in, 2020, Graphite on paper, 6 x 7 in (15.2 x 17.8 cm)


left: Hashtag Vortices I, 2020, Coloured pencil on paper, 14 x 11 in (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
right: Radiate as Burial’s Care, 2020, Graphite on paper, 12.5 x 12.5 in (31.8 x 31.8 cm)



replace the bars of the cage with my bones and replace the bones of my body with the bars + other futures the poets prophesied, 2020, Graphite and coloured pencil on paper, 14 x 11 in (35.6 x 27.9 cm)



Paul Kajander
b. Vancouver, CA
Lives and works in Halifax, CA
 
Education
2007    MFA, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA
2004    BFA, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA
2002    Film History and Museology Studies, UEA, Norwich, UK
2001    Concordia University, Department of Art Education, Montréal, CA

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2024    Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    F.F.F.F. (with Isabelle Pauwels), Unit 17, Vancouver, CA
2022    Iso Kokko, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2020    Peering in the flushing, Trilobite et le Pneu, Montreal, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    maximum suffering along the way, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Public Volumes, Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2017    Blink Shock Blood Shot, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2014    All Beneath the Moon Decays (with Allyson Vieira), Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, CA
2013    Stock’s Room, Project Broom Gallery, Seoul, KR

Select Group Exhibitions
2023    Ring Ring Ring, pal project, Paris, FR
2023    Negotiating Borders, SAW Centre Gallery, Ottawa, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    DMZ Exhibition: Checkpoint, Dora Observatory, Paju, KR (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    A forged spider’s web, Unit 17, Vancouver, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2022    Trip Like I Do, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2022    A Rhythm, Not a Plot, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Barely Fair, Julius Caesar, Chicago, US (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Gallery Galerie Galería, Jack Barrett Gallery, New York, US (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Lojong Exercises, Kikospace, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2017    Dust is Dancing, Forest City Gallery, London, CA
2017    Dust is Dancing, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston, CA
2016    Pleasure Faire, (organized by Brian Mann), Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, US
2015    Untitled (But Unnamed), New Media Society, Vancouver, CA
2015    All The Instruments Agree, The Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, US
2015    Through A Window: Visual Art & SFU 1965-2015, Audain Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA
2014    Universal Studios, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul,KR
2013    What Cannot Be is What, Banner Project, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, KR
2013    Dimensions Variable, Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Int’l Residency Exhibition, Seoul, KR
2013    The Real DMZ Project, Cheorwon-gun & Art Sonje Center, Seoul, KR
2013    Stock’s Room, Project Broom Gallery, Seoul, KR
2011    Rehearsal Research, Western Front, Vancouver, CA
2011    Ron Tran: It knows not what it is, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, CA
2010    Sunday is the New Saturday, Every Letter In the Alphabet, Vancouver, CA
2010    Funny Business, Gallery Atsui, Vancouver, CA
2009    Black Hole is Also Supernova, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, CA
2008    Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler, Western Front, Vancouver, CA
2008    The Silence of Infinite Space, Glendale College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2007    Sendai Contemporary Art Network: Light and City, Shiogama, JP
2007    Green, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA
2006    Since Before and After, SFU School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, CA
2006    Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me!, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, CA
2005    Anxiety of Influence: New Wight Biennial, UCLA, Los Angeles, US

Screenings & Special Projects
2014    Composer & Sound Effects Producer for Isabelle Pauwels's «,000,»; Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy, New York, US
2014    Life’s Work: Experimental Documentaries, Montréal Underground Film Festival, CA
2012    The Beacon for which We Long at Nautical Dusk and Dawn, Festival of Fringe Film, Durham, CA

Press
2023    Angel Callander, ‘Paul Kajander Iso Koko’, Esse Magazine, Issue 107
2019    Jenine Marsh, ‘HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander’, Canadian Art
2019    Ben Shannon, ‘In Conversation’, www.residenceeditions.co
2014    Caoimhe Morgan-Feir, ‘Top 3 of 2014: Time Travels’, Canadian Art
2014    Jae-un Lim, ‘Canadian Artist residing in Seoul, Paul Kajander’, korea.net
2014    Caoimhe Morgan-Feir, ‘All Beneath the Moon Decays’, Frieze Magazine
2014    Britt Gallpen, ‘All Beneath the Moon Decays’, Drain Magazine
2014    Fran Schechter, ‘It’s Greek to Them’, Toronto Now
2014    Woo-young Lee, ‘Korea seen through eyes of foreign artists’, The Korea Herald
2014    Sun-Min Lee, ‘Art exhibit portrays Korea through foreign eyes’, Korea JoongAng Daily
2013    Shelley DeWees, ‘Paul Kajander and the DMZ Project’, Groove Magazine
2013    Maria Lind, ‘Can a show about the real world be too close to the real world?’, Art Review
2013    Sun-Min Lee, ‘Exhibition paints new picture of life on the line’, Korea JoongAng Daily
2013    Woo-young Lee, ‘Art questions what DMZ means to Koreans', The Korea Herald
2013    Ines Min, ‘Examining the Real DMZ Through Art’, Blouin Art Info
2011    Allison Collins, ‘Three Unfinished Actions at Western Front’, Art Slant
2009    Vanessa Kwan, ‘Black Hole is Also Supernova, I Found This: A Partial Conversation’, Richmond Art Gallery
2007    Aya Takada, ‘Spectacle in Video’, Sendai Contemporary Art Network
2005    Vishal Jugdeo, ‘Live and Loud’, UCLA New Wight Biennial

Writing
2021    ‘Every Moment is a Chance to Get Sometime that Lives On’  Vishal Jugdeo interviewed by Paul Kajander, Peripheral Review 
2014    ‘Maybe Not, Forever: Interview with Kim Beom’, Millions Magazine
2013    ‘Correspondence: Interview with Isabelle Pauwels’, Isabelle Pauwels monograph, Presentation House Gallery
2009    ‘Words From Vancouver’, Exhibition Catalogue, Transcontinental Divide, HPG ARC
2009    ‘Square Configuration (Decorum) Study’, Vishal Jugdeo Exhibition Essay, HPG ARC

Artist Talks & Workshops
2015    In Conversation with Kim Beom, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA
2014    Visiting Artist: Korean National University of the Arts, Visiting Artist
2014    What You Believe Is What You Say, Artist Talk with HaeAhn Kwon and Jung-hyun Kim, Art Sonje Center
2014    Silence and Slow Time, artist talk, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, CA
2014    Now that there is nowhere, lecture performance with Luuk Schroder, Seoul Museum of Art, KR
2013    Semiology & Structuralism Across Disciplines, Special Lecture, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
2009    In Conversation: Colleen Brown & Paul Kajander, moderated by Vanessa Kwan, Fillip, Vancouver, CA
2009    Visiting Curator: Undergraduate Studio Visits, School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA
2008    Juror: Chester Fields Photo Contest, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, CA

Awards & Residencies
2017    Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant for Visual Artists
2015    Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant for Visual Artists
2013    National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, International Residency Program, Changdong, Seoul, KR
2012    Guesthaus, Artist in Residence, Los Angeles, US
2012    BC Arts Council Project Assistance for Visual Artists
2010    Theatre of Erosion, The Banff Centre, Banff, CA (Lead Artist: Geoffrey Farmer)
2010    Rehearsal Research, Western Front, UBC & Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, CA
2007    BC Binning Drawing Fellowship, UBC, Vancouver, CA






Lotus L. Kang

Images
CV
Press


Receiver Transmitter (Intervertebral), 2023, Tatami mat, sheet silicone, cast aluminum intervertebral discs, cast aluminum shiitake, cast aluminum lotus root, cast bronze lotus root, sesame seeds, nylon, photographs from the series Fleshing Out The Ghost, 3.5 x 39.4 x 45.3 in (9 x 100 x 115 cm)



Molt (Toronto-London-), 2023, Tanned and unfixed film (continually sensitive), spherical magnets, dimensions variable



Receiver Transmitter (Viola Mandshurica), 2023, Tatami mat, cast aluminum cabbage, pigmented silicone, photographic paper, darkroom chemicals, sheet silicone, paper, tangerines, photographs from the series Fleshing Out The Ghost, 15.7 x 19.7 x 57.5 in (40 x 50 x 146 cm)



Mesoderm (Chime), 2022, Photograms, cast aluminum anchovies, thread, spherical magnets, 20 x 32 in (50.8 x 81.3 cm)



Mesoderm (Synapse), 2023, Photographic paper, darkroom chemicals, oil pastel, photogram, pigmented silicone, spherical magnets, 18 x 21 in (45.7 x 53.3 cm)



Atrium Project: Lotus Laurie Kang, Installation view, MCA Chicago, US, photo: Shelby Ragsdale



Atrium Project: Lotus Laurie Kang, Installation view, MCA Chicago, US, photo: Shelby Ragsdale



Molt, 2022, Tanned and unfixed film (continually sensitive), spherical magnets, cast aluminum fungus, dimensions variable



Molt (detail), 2022, Tanned and unfixed film (continually sensitive), spherical magnets, cast aluminum fungus, dimensions variable



Great Shuttle, 2020-2021, Flex track, steel studs, airline cable, hardware, unfixed and continually sensitive film, photograms, spherical magnets, silicone, thread, cast aluminum anchovies, lotus root, perilla leaf, and cabbage leaf



Great Shuttle, 2021, New Museum Triennial, New York, US



Great Shuttle, 2021, New Museum Triennial, New York, US



Great Shuttle, 2021, New Museum Triennial, New York, US 



Root, 2020-2021, Cast aluminum, 14.8 x 15.8 x 17 in (37.6 x 40.1 x 43.2 cm)



Interstitium (Door) II, 2021, Photograms, unfixed film (continually sensitive), spherical magnets, cast aluminum anchovies, 80 x 32 in (203.2 x 81.3 cm)



Mother, 2019-ongoing, Stainless steel mixing bowls, pigmented silicone, rubber, polymer clay, power mesh, paint can, cordyceps fungus, steel machinery, peach pit, lotus seed, pewter, cast aluminum ginseng, cast aluminum cabbage, cast aluminum peach pit, cast aluminum dried lotus root, cast aluminum Asian pears, cast aluminum clay forms, aluminum mesh, sand bag, plastic wrap, copper chainmaille made by Hanna Hur, reflective foil, plastic bags, copper garden mesh, mung beans, water, dried fish bladder, dried magnolia flowers, dried hibiscus, ground mung and adzuki beans, cast bronze, hats, rosin paper



Earth Surge, 2021, Franz Kaka and Helena Anrather



Origin Gate, 2021, Cast aluminum lotus root, thread



Fascia, 2021, Photogram, unfixed and tanned film, magnets, 29 x 32 in (73.7 x 81.3 cm)



Hull, 2020, Flex-C track, steel studs, silicone, Haraboji’s crushed pastels, photographs, unfixed, photographic papaer, darkroom chemicals and films (continually sensitive), aluminum cast dired anchovies, magnets



Hull (detail), 2020, SculptureCentre, New York, US



Mother, 2019-ongoing, Stainless steel mixing bowls, pigmented silicone, rubber, polymer clay, power mesh, paint can, cordyceps fungus, steel machinery, peach pit, lotus seed, pewter, cast aluminum ginseng, cast aluminum cabbage, cast aluminum peach pit, cast aluminum dried lotus root, cast aluminum Asian pears, cast aluminum clay forms, aluminum mesh, sand bag, plastic wrap, copper chainmaille made by Hanna Hur, reflective foil, plastic bags, copper garden mesh, mung beans, water, dried fish bladder, dried magnolia flowers, dried hibiscus, ground mung and adzuki beans, cast bronze, hats, rosin paper



Worm, 2020, Flex-C track, sand, cast aluminum shiso leaf, cast aluminum lotus root, powermesh



Bloom, 2020, Mesh fruit bags, polymer clay, paint cans, reflective sheeting, cordyceps fungus



Bloom, 2020, Oakville Galleries at Gairloch Gardens, CA



Molt, 2019, Unfixed and unprocessed photographic film (continuously sensitive), sand bags, silicone



Fascia, Larval, In, Out, 2018/2019, Flex-C track, steel studs, airline cable, hardware, unfixed and unprocessed photographic paper and darkroom chemicals (continually sensitive), unfixed film (continually sensitive), magnets, conduit, electrical box, pigmented silicone



Channeler, 2018/19, Interstate Projects, New York, US 



Carrier II, 2018/19, Pigmented Silicone, plastic bag



A Body Knots, 2019, Unfixed, unprocessed photographic paper and darkroom chemicals (continually sensitive), Duratrans film, Fujitrans film, magnets, flex track, steel studs, airline cable, hardware



A Body Knots (detail), 2019, Gallery TPW, Toronto, CA



Guts, 2022, Photogram, spherical magnets, 24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)



Guts, 2022, Photogram, spherical magnets, 24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)



Guts, 2012, Photogram, spherical magnets, 24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)



Guts, 2022, Photogram, spherical magnets, 24 x 20 in (61 x 50.8 cm)



Lotus L. Kang
b. Toronto, CA
Lives and works in Toronto, CA

Education
2015    MFA, Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, US
2008    BFA, Photography, Concordia University, Montreal, CA

Solo Exhibitions
2023    In Cascades, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK & Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA
2023    Mesoderm, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2023    Molt (New York-Lethbridge-Los Angeles-Toronto-Chicago-), Atrium Projects, MCA Chicago, US
2022    Mother Always Has a Mother, Mercer Union SPACE, Toronto, CA
2021    Earth Surge, presented by Franz Kaka & Helena Anrather Gallery, Helena Anrather, New York, US
2020    Her Own Devices, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2019    Eidetic Tides, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, CA
2019    Beolle, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA
2018    Channeller, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, US
2018    A Body Knots, TPW Gallery, Toronto, CA
2017    Line Litter, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2015    The C is Always Coming, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
2015    Deferring Diffractions, 8-11 Gallery (Villa Toronto), Toronto, CA
2013    (Untitled), Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, CA

Two-Person Exhibitions
2021    Unfixed (w. Chris Curreri), Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, Vancouver, CA
2018    Fascia Lines (w. Katie Lyle), Projet Pangee, Montreal, CA
2018    Blue Ferment (collaboration with Yaniya Lee), The Table, Toronto, CA
2018    255.155.2612 (w. Santiago Taccetti), Rupert, Vilnius, LT
2017    In a State of Alterity (w. Edit Oderbolz), Painel Gallery, Porto, PT
2016    Nesticulations (w. Martha Tuttle), In Limbo, Brooklyn, US
2016    Becoming (w. Ben Foch), LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, US

Select Group Exhibitions
2024    Whitney Biennial: Even Better Than the Real Thing, Whitney Museum, New York, US
2024    Greater Toronto Art 2024, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto, CA
2024    Maybe it's about bodies?, Et al., San Francisco, US
2023    Revolt of the Body, (curated by Simon Wu), Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
2023    This Long Century: Beginners, Dunes, Portland, ME, US
2023    CFGNY in Residence, SculptureCenter, New York, US
2023    Fleshing Out The Ghost, Deborah Schamoni, Munich, DE
2023    Ideal Shapes of Disappearing, Silke Lindner, New York, US
2023    Memory Work, Hessel Museum of Art (curated by Claire Kim), Annandale-on-Hudson, US
2023    Where have I arrived?, (curated by Sherry Chunqing Liu), Art Museum at the University of Toronto, CA
2023    Brand New Ancients, (curated by Wassan Al-Khudhairi and Cecilia Ruggeri), Misk Art Institute, Riyadh, SA
2023    Direct Contact: Cameraless Photography Now, (curated by Lauren Richman), Eskenazi Museum of Art, Bloomington, US
2023    We Are Story: The Canada Now Photography Acquisition, (curated by Marina Dumont-Gauthier and Sophie Hackett), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA
2023    Seep State, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2023    Drawings by Sculptors, Helena Anrather, New York, US
2022    The Heavy Light Show, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2022    Water Works, (curated by Danielle Wu), International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, US
2022    New Document, Cooper Cole, Toronto, CA
2022    Do Redo Repeat, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver, CA
2022    Trip Like I Do, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2021    Soft Water Hard Stone, New Museum Triennial (curated by Jamillah James and Margot Norton) New Museum, New York, US
2021    Mist, Foam, Drainage Ditch, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2020    The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, U’s, Diamond Valley, Alberta, CA
2020    Dig Your Own Hole, 291 Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, US
2020    In Practice: Total Disbelief, Sculpture Center, New York, US
2020    Other Life-Formings, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, CA
2019    Material Hiatus, Carl Louie, Los Angeles, US
2019    If I have a body, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, CA
2019    Gestures of Comfort, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, CA
2019    NADA House, (presented by Franz Kaka), Governors Island, New York, US
2019    Formula 1: A Loud, Low Hum, CUE Art Foundation, New York, US
2018    Reading, Again, The Jackman Humanities Institute, Toronto, CA
2018    Last Utterance for the Citizen King, Main Street, Toronto, CA
2018    Four Pillars, L’inconnue, Montreal, CA
2017    Built Like a Memory, Tag Team Studio, Bergen, NO
2017    Commuter's Digest, Main Street, Toronto, CA
2017    How Deep is Your Love? (organized by Jenine Marsh), Cooper Cole, Toronto, C
2017    Homestead, Carl Louie, London, CA
2017    Dust is Dancing, Forest City Gallery, London, CA
2017    The Earth is a Trampled Garden (organized by Bryce Grates), 269 Kosciuszko, Brooklyn, US
2017    2nd Kamias Triennial, Quezon City, PH
2016    APEC, Ludlow 67, New York, US
2016    Chroma Lives, organized by Erin Alexa Freedman and Lili Huston-Herterich, Yorkville Plaza, Toronto, CA
2016    Stoneroses 4 (hosted by Minibar),Vårberg, SE
2016    Labor Relations (curated by Sylwia Serafinowicz), Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, PL
2016    Babble On, collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich, Rockaway Topless, New York, US
2016    Comfort Zone, The Loon, Toronto, CA
2016    Shifting Subjecthoods, Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York, US
2015    The Mouth Holds the Tongue, collaborative exhibition with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich (curated by Julia Paoli), The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, CA
2015    Summertime in Paris: Spectiveretro, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, CA
2015    Brain Jail, collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich, Jr. Projects, Toronto, CA
2015    Wayward, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, CA
2015    Five Successive Blows by a Gigantic Fist, CK2 Gallery, Montreal, CA
2014    Cut Fold Rewrite, Feldbuschwiesner, Berlin, DE
2014    Dans Cinquante Ans D'ici, Les Territoires (curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk) Montreal, CA
2013    Sculpture: Photography as Material Collision, Camera Austria, Graz, AT
2013    More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, CA
2013    All of a sudden..., Platform Gallery, Winnipeg, CA
2013    BLOG REBLOG, Signal Gallery, New York, US
2013    The Kitchen, Soi Fischer, Toronto, CA
2013    All That Once Was Will Never Be Again, Gallery 295, Vancouver, CA
2011    Proof 19, Gallery 44, Toronto, CA
2011    The Gatherer, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, CA

Publications/ Writing
2023    Lauren Richman, ‘Direct Contact: Cameraless Photography Now’ catalogue
2021    Soft Water Hard Stone: New Museum Triennial 2021, catalogue interview with Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Phaidon 
2021    Environments Within Environments: Interview with Felix Rapp, Le Chauffage Issue 02
2021    Laurie Kang: Story of the Gut, catalogue essay for "Unfixed" by Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross
2018    VIBRISSA, exhibition text for Thea Yabut at L’inconnue, Montreal, CA
2018    Jade Windscreen Powder: Sympoietic Tissue Sludge Compostition, visual text with Tiziana La Melia, Public Journal
2018    A Body Knots, conversation with Martha Kenney and Daniella Sanader published by Gallery TPW in conjunction with exhibition
2017    Asteroids & Asterisms, interview with Martha Tuttle and Mariana Garibay Raeke
2017    Guttersnipes, text for Nadia Belerique and Jenine Marsh at Vie D’ange, Montreal, CA
2017    Feministry is Here, text work for exhibition, Mercer Union, Toronto, CA
2016    The Capilano Review, Issue 15, collaborative collage with Tiziana La Melia
2016    Padded Leak, Video project in collaboration with Tiziana La Melia for inaugural issue of MICE Magazine
2015    Murder Mystery, Visual support for collaborative project by Rosa Aiello, Tess Edmonson, Danielle St-Amour, Vienna, AT & New York, USA
2013    Entangles, with text by Tiziana La Melia, published by Colour Code Printing
2014    Untitled (2014), TPW Silver Editions (with Moyra Davey and Public Studio)
2013    33 Circles, Mossless Magazine
2013    Untitled (Document of Untitled), Self-published

Press
2024    Xenia Benivolski, ‘Toronto’s Artists Respond to a City in Flux’, Frieze
2023    Alex Bennett,‘Unpack/Reveal/Unleash: At First Blush’, Flash Art
2023    Summer Kim Lee, ‘Sacks and Skins, Or a Bag Full of Holes’, Asia Art Archive
2023    Sarah Chang, ‘Material Matters: Interview with Lotus Laurie Kang’, ArtAsiaPacific
2023    Ellen Mara De Wachter, ‘Lotus Laurie Kang: In Cascades’, Art Monthly
2023    Ayanna Dozier, ‘Seven Leading Curators Predict the Defining Art Trends of 2023’, Artsy.net
2022    Deborah Vankin, ‘Best of 2022: Five artworks that wormed into my brain and stayed for months’, LA Times
2022    Emily Watlington, ‘Photographer Laurie Kang Ditches the Image, Turning Her Medium Into a Material’, Art in America, May New Talent Issue
2022    Deborah Vankin, ‘How artist Laurie Kang 'misuses' material to create tactile, carnal installations’, LA Times
2022    Emile Rubino, ‘Environments Within Environments’, Le Chauffage, Issue Two
2022    Domenick Ammirati, ‘Under the Skin of Newness’, Artforum
2021    Vivian Chui, ‘New Museum Triennial Takes a Subtle Turn’, Ocula Magazine
2021    Alex Greenberger, ‘8 Standouts at the 2021 New Museum Triennial’, ARTnews 
2021    Candice Hopkins ‘Evolutionary Images and the Embodied Archive’, Camera Austria 
2021    Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe, ‘Carriers for Fiction’, Mousse Magazine
2020    Esmé Hogeveen ‘Her Own Devices’, Brooklyn Rail
2020    Yaniya Lee, ‘Editor’s Pick’, Canadian Art
2020    Carlos Kong, ‘In Practice: Total Disbelief', Flash Art
2020    Magdalyn Asimakis, ‘Laurie Kang, Beolle’, Art Papers
2020    Dan Adler, ‘Laurie Kang at Oakville Galleries’, Artforum
2019    Etty Yaniv, ‘Formula 1: A Loud, Low Hum at Cue Art Foundation’, Artspiel
2019    Thomas Micchelli, ‘Escaping the Neo-Conceptualist Bubble’, Hyperallergic
2018    Saelan Twerdy, ‘Fascia Lines’, Canadian Art
2018    Jenine Marsh, ‘A Body Knots’, Peripheral Review
2018    Casey Mecija, ‘A Body Knots’, CBC Arts
2018    Zeenat Nagree, ‘Critics Pick’, Artforum.com
2018    Nathalie Agonstini, ‘Four Pillars’, Anniversary Magazine
2018    Olivia Whittick, ‘Four Pillars’, The Editorial Magazine
2018    James D. Campbell, ‘Four Pillars’, Whitehot Magazine
2018    Alex Bowron, ‘How Deep is Your Love?’, Esse
2017    Brittany Sheppard, ‘In the Studio with Laurie Kang’, Canadian Art online
2017    Darby Milbrath, ‘Line Litter’, The Editorial Magazine
2017    Murray White, ‘At the galleries: of tanks, transparency and women’, Toronto Star
2015    Shelby Fenlon, ‘Laurie Kang: Deferring Diffractions’, CMagazine, Issue 127
2015    Yaniya Lee, ‘Neither/Nor: Laurie Kang’s Life Fragments’, Adult Mag
2015    Alex Bowron, ‘The Contemporary Erotics of Laurie Kang’, Momus
2015    Jess Carroll, ‘In the Studio: Laurie Kang’, The Editorial Magazine
2013    Lisa Kehler, ‘All of a sudden…’, Akimbo
2013    Sky Gooden, ‘The Kitchen’, Blouin Artinfo Canada
2013    Amy Fung, ‘All That Once Was Will Never Be Again’, Akimbo

Residencies
2022    Triangle Arts Association, New York, US
2022    Horizon Art Foundation, Los Angeles, US
2020    Banff Artist in Residence, Banff, CA
2018    Rupert Residency, Vilnius, LT
2017    Aldea Residency (as selected by Curatron), Bergen, NO
2017    BRiC: Year 2067, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, CA
2016    Interstate Projects Studio Program, Brooklyn, US
2014    Amia Prize Residency with Elad Lassry, The Art Gallery of Ontario, CA
2013    Soi Fischer Thematic Residency with Artie Vierkant, Toronto Island, CA
2010    Sparkbox Studio, Awarded residency, Picton, CA

Awards & Grants
2022    Long list, Sobey Art Award
2020    Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts
2020    Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2020    Concept to Realization Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2019    Residencies Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2019    Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2019    Barbara Spohr Memorial Award, Banff Centre
2019    Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2019    Long list, Sobey Art Award
2018    Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2018    Concept to Realization Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2017    Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2016    Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2016    Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2015    Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2015    Artist Prize Finalist, The Toronto Friends of Visual Artists
2013    Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council
2012    Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography, Canada Council for the Arts
2012    Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2012    Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2012    Exhibition Assistance Grant, OAC
2011    Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2011    National and International Residency Grant, OAC
2011    Exhibition Assistance Grant, OAC
2010    Access and Career Development Grant, OAC

Collections
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA 
KADIST Art Collection, Paris, FR
Fondazione Rivoli Due, Milan, IT 
Wrocław Contemporary Museum, PL
RBC Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, CA
TD Bank Art Collection, Toronto, CA
Scotiabank Art Collection, Toronto, CA

HaeAhn Woo Kwon

Images
CV


Needing and Wanting, 2023, Bathroom sink and cabinet, faucet, pond pump, hose, bulkhead fittings, plastic buckets, dimensions variable



Pillow Talk, 2022, Marker on paper, 9 x 12 in (22.9 x 30.5 cm)



Credit Card - Visa, 2018, Brass, 3 x 2 in (7.62 x 5.08 cm)



The Baroness Model. 1874, 2021, Mixed media, 30 x 40 x 11 in (76.2 x 101.6 x 27.94 cm)



Self-Reflection From Below, 2018, Wool, latch hook rug canvas, wood, 32 x 46 in (81.3 x 116.8 cm)



De-privation screen (front), 2017, Metal, wood, found obects, custom printed t-shirt, laundry rack, clothes pins, PVC tubing, rubber glove, fishing swivel, rice paper, soy sauce, diet coke, styrofoam, mirror, address numerals, inkjet prints, custom wall paper, piano hinges



Piss Moon Showerbase, 2021, Marker on paper, 9.5 x 12.5 x 1.25 in (24.1 x 31.8 x 3.2 cm)



Pissbox, 2017, Pigmented hydrostone, 21.5 x 17 x 16 in (54.6 x 43.2 x 40.6 cm)



The Parasite, 2016, Charred frozen pizza, guache, sumi-ink, cardboard
2 x 10 x 10 in (5.1 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)



The Muttering Retreat, 2017, Found and altered umbrella, wire, 8 x 9 x 35 in (20.3 x 22.9 x 89 cm)



It Smells Like It Shouldn’t
, 2018, Cinderblock, all-purpose flour, maiden hair grass, spray paint, 10 x 9 x 10 in (25.4 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm)



HaeAhn Woo Kwon
b. Daegu, KR
Lives and works in Halifax, CA

Education
2018    MFA, University of Guelph, Guelph, CA
2016    Graduate Program, Fine Art, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US
2009    BFA, Cooper Union, New York, US
2007    Visiting Student Program, Columbia University, New York, US

Solo & Collaborative Exhibitions
2024    Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    a small but comfy house and maybe a dog (w. Amy Ching-Yan Lam), Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, CA (curated by Su-Ying Lee) 
2021    Bathroom Classroom, in collaboration with Isabelle Pauwels, Amy Lam, Kirby Chen Mages, and IBanJiHa (SoYoon Kim), Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2020    Peering in the flushing, Trilobite et le Pneu, Montreal, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    maximum suffering along the way, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Get Around to How, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, CA
2014    What You See is What You Make, Samuso: Space for Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR
2010    Thank You for Shopping With Us, Seoha Gallery, Seoul, KR
2009    Put Your Foot Down+Take Your Shoes Of, the Cooper Union, New York, US

Select Group Exhibitions
2023    Negotiating Borders, SAW Centre Gallery, Ottawa, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    DMZ Exhibition: Checkpoint, Dora Observatory, Paju, KR (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2023    A forged spider’s web (curated by Anne Low), Unit 17, Vancouver, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2022    goodtime, the Plumb, Toronto, CA
2022    Water Works, (curated by Danielle Wu), International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, US
2022    Trip Like I Do, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2022    A Rhythm, Not a Plot, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2021    BLOOMDOOMROOM, the Plumb, Toronto, CA
2019    Barely Fair, Julius Caesar, Chicago, US (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Public Volumes, Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Gallery Galerie Galería, Jack Barrett Gallery, New York, US (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Soft Refraction, Xspace, Toronto, CA
2018    Lojong Exercises, Kikospace, Toronto, CA (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Contribution to Courage! Near Infra Red, Rinomina Gallery, Paris, FR
2018    The World According to Generalized Axiom of Revealed Preference, Franz Kaka, Toronto, CA
2018    Wild Inside, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, CA
2018    Matters in the End, Support Gallery, London, CA
2018    Casualize, 10 Carden, Guelph, CA
2017    Accident of Being Together, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, CA
2017    Yes Frills, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, CA
2017    What Can the Object Do?, The Hand, New York, US
2016    Prattle Combat, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, CA
2016    Pleasure Faire, (organized by Brian Mann), Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, US
2016    Contribution to Rican/Struction, Agustina Ferreyra Gallery, San Juan, PR
2015    The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, Sempio Space, Icheon-si, KR
2014    Bruce Says, Okin Theater, Seoul, KR
2013    Turn Inside Out, Next Door Gallery, Seoul, KR
2010    Slow Flow, HanByukOne Gallery, Seoul, KR
2009    Rotating Show, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, CA
2009    To Make a Cake May Take Years To Bake, Bushwick Open Studio, New York, US

Curatorial Projects
2014    Live In the Lobby, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, KR

Writing
2014    What You See Is What You Make, Exhibition catalog

Press
2021    Jacob Korczynski, ‘Bathroom Classroom- HaeAhn Woo Kwon with Isabelle Pauwels, Amy Lam, Kirby Chen Mages, IBanJiHa (So Yoon Kim)’, C Magazine
2019    Jenine Marsh, ‘HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander’, Canadian Art
2019    Ben Shannon, ‘In Conversation’, www.residenceeditions.co
2019    Laura Demers, ‘Makeshift privacy and pissing bodies: in conversation with HaeAhn Kwon’, www.thisispublicparking.com
2017    Linnea West, ‘Phone Tag: Interview with HaeAhn Kwon’, linneawest.com

Awards & Residencies
2018    Master of Fine Arts Scholarship, Canadian Federation of University Women
2016    Toni Sherman Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    Margaret Priest Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    International Graduate Student Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    Graduate Travel, Research and Creation Fund, University of Guelph
2015    International Artist Fellowship, Office of the Provost, USC
2014    Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture Grant: Visual Artist
2012    Cheongju Artist Residency, Cheongju, KR
2009    The Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund Prize for Excellence in Art

Artist Talks & Workshops
2021    ‘Amy Lam in Conversation with HaeAhn Kwon about Bathrooms’ Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA
2014    ‘What You Believe Is What You Say’, Artist Talk with Paul Kajander and Jung-hyun Kim, Art Sonje Center