2000s to Present

Dec 15, 2011 - Mar 3, 2012
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Born September 26, 1956, Vancouver, Canada
Lives and works in Vancouver

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011 Ken LUM: 2000s to Present, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Ken Lum, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2010 from shangri-la to shangri-la, Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite, Vancouver, Canada
2009 Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Works and Videos, Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt, Germany
2008 Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France
Galeria Llucia Homs, Barcelona, Spain
Ken Lum: Rorschach Shopkeepers, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
2007 Centro de Arte Contemporáneo De Huarte, Navarro, Spain
Chosun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Ken Lum: Rorschach Shopkeeper Series, Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt, Germany
Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2006 Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
2005 Galleria BASE, Florence, Italy
Ken Lum: Shopkeeper Series, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 One Suitcase Per Person: David Diao, Ken Lum, Hiram To, 1a Space, Hong Kong
2010 Art Moves Festival, Toruń, Poland
Back to the future?, Osage Gallery Soho, Hong Kong
Checking in with your hotspots, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, UK
Hold Still Wild Youth: GINA Show, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
I don’t know whether to laugh of cry, Museum London, London, Ontario, Canada
Nether Land, Dutch Culture Center, Shanghai , China (Organized by Witte de With, Rotterdam)
2009 Accrochage, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
Common History and its Private Stories: Geschichte und Geschichten, MUSA, Vienna, Austria
Herrlich Weiblich! Befragungen des Weiblichen, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany
Just Around the Corner, Arrow Factory, Beijing,China
Sign/ Age: Fight the Power, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, USA
The Jerusalem Syndrome -The Jerusalem Syndrome, Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Israel
2008 2nd Biennial of the Canary Islands, Las Palmas, Spain
7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
Beautiful People et la blessure secrète, Centre Rhenan d’art contemporain, Alsace, Altkirch, France; Centre d’Art La Plenara, Lérida, Spain
Let Me Be Your Mirror, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Pleinairism, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007 10th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Anniversaire des 25 ans de la Galerie Nelson, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France
Real Life 1979-1990, Artists Space, New York, USA
The Shadow Cabinet, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life, Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Habiter: Evenement d’Art Public, Quebec City, Canada
Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Projekt’80 + 25 = 2005 (#1), Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sound and Vision, Photographic and Video Images in Contemporary Canadian Art; a Selection of Works from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, National Gallery of Canada and Art Gallery of Ontario, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada

Awards and Public Art Commissions

2009 Monument to East Vancouver, Mapping and Marking Public Art Commission, City of Vancouver
2008 Utrecht, Nieuw Welgelegen Public Art Competition, Utrecht, The Netherlands (completion 2010)
2007 Hnatynshyn Foundation Visual Arts Award
European Union Public Art Commission, Strasbourg, France
2006 Pi, City of Vienna Westpassage Karlsplatz Public Art Competition, Vienna, Austria
2005 A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, City of Vancouver National Works Yard, Vancouver, Canada

Non-Academic Appointments and Service

2009 Juror, 2009 Mayor’s Arts Award, City of Vancouver, Canada
Juror, RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Toronto and Montréal, Canada
2008 Juror, Bloomberg Young Contemporaries Exhibition, London, UK
Juror, Chinese Contemporary Art Award, Beijing, China
2007 Advisory Board, The Fillip Review, Vancouver, Canada (to present)
2005 Juror, SSHRC Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Ottawa, Canada
Committee member, Canada Council Advisory Board on Equity in the Arts
Co-curator, 7th Sharjah Biennial: Belonging, Sharjah Art Museum and Sharjah
Expo Centre, Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates