Laurie Kang (b. 1985, Toronto, Canada) holds an MFA from the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College. She works in photography, sculpture, installation and video. Kang has exhibited internationally at Topless, New York, USA; The Power Plant Gallery, 8-11, The Loon, Franz Kaka, Toronto; Parisian Laundry, Montreal; Carl Louie, London, Canada; Quezon City, Philippines; Feldbuschwiesner, Berlin, Germany; Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw; Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland; Camera Austria, Graz, Austria; Painel Gallery, Porto, Portugal. Forthcoming exhibition sites include L’inconnue, Montreal; Gallery TPW, Toronto, Canada. She was recently artist in residence at Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, Canada, and artist in residence at Interstate Projects in Brooklyn, NY in the fall of 2016. Kang lives and works in Toronto.

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Born 1985, Toronto, Canada
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada

Education

2015
MFA, Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College, New York, USA

2008
BFA, Photography, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

 2018
TBD, TPW Gallery, Toronto, Canada (upcoming)

2017
TBD, The Table, Toronto, Canada (upcoming)
In a State of Alterity 9with Edit Oderbolz), Painel Gallery, Porto, Portugal
Line Litter, Franz Kaka, Toronto, Canada

2016
Nesticulations (with Martha Tuttle), In Limbo, Brooklyn, USA
Becoming (with Ben Foch), LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, USA

2015
The C is Always Coming, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Deferring Diffractions, 8-11 Gallery (as a part of Villa Toronto), Toronto, Canada

2013
(Untitled), Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, Canada

Select Group Exhibitions

2018
Four Pillars (with Hanna Hur, Maia Ruth Lee, Xadie Za), L’inconnue, Montreal, Canada (upcoming)

2017
How Deep Is Your Love?, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada (upcoming)
Homestead, Carl Louie, London, Ontario, Canada
Dust is Dancing, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada
The Earth is a Trampled Garden (organized by Bryce Grates), 269 Kosciuszko, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2nd Kamias Triennial, Quezon City, Philippines

2016
2016 APEC, Ludlow67, New York, USA
Stoneroses 4 (hosted by Minibar), Vårberg, Sweden
Labor Relations, curated by Sylwia Serafinowicz, Wroclaw
Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
Babble On, collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-
Herterich, Rockaway Topless, New York, USA
Chroma Lives, organized by Erin Alexa Freedman and Lili Huston-Herterich, Camrost Felcorp Yorkville Plaza Presentation Centre, Toronto
Comfort Zone, The Loon, Toronto, Canada
Shifting Subjecthoods, Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York, USA

2015
The Mouth Holds the Tongue, Collaborative exhibition with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich, curated by Julia Paoli, The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Summertime in Paris: Spectiveretro, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Canada
Error: Host Unknown, curated by Ginevra Shay, Maryland Film Festival 2015
Brain Jail, Collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich, Jr. Projects, Toronto, Canada
Wayward, curated by Kimberly Philips, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2014
Cut Fold Rewrite, Feldbuschwiesner, Berlin, Germany
Dans Cinquante Ans D’ici (curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk), Les Territoires, Montreal, Canada

2013
Sculpture: Photography as Material Collision (curated by Reinhard Braun), Camera Austria, Graz, Austria
More Than Two (Let It Make Itself) (curated by Micah Lexier), The Powerplant Gallery, Toronto, Canada
All of a sudden… (curated by Collin Zipp), Platform, Winnipeg, Canada
BLOG REBLOG, Signal Gallery, New York, USA
The Kitchen
, Soi Fischer, Toronto, Canada
All That Once Was Will Never Be Again (curated by Michael Love and Jason Gowans), Gallery 295, Vancouver, Canada

2011
Proof 19, Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada
The Gatherer, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, Canada

Publications

2017
Asteroids & Asterisms, interview with Martha Tuttle and Mariana Garibay Racke
Guttersnipes, exhibition text for Nadia Belerique and Jenine Marsh at Vie D’ange, Montreal, Canada
Feministry is Here, text work for exhibition at Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

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 and New York
Entangles, with text/script by Tiziana La Melia, published by Colour Code Printing

2014
Untitled (2014), TPW Silver Editions (with Moyra Davey, Public Studio)

2013
33 Circles, Mossless Magazine
Untitled (Document of Untitled), Self-published

2012
This Happened, Self published

Press

2017
In the Studio with Laurie Kang by Brittany Sheppard, Canadian Art, online feature
Line Litter at Franz Kaka, review by Darby Milbrath, The Editorial Magazine
At the galleries: of tanks, transparency and women, review by Murray White, The Toronto Star

2015
Laurie Kang: Deferring Diffractions, exhibition review by Shelby Fenlon, CMagazine Issue 127 “Poetry”
Neither/Nor: Laurie Kang’s Life Fragments, interview with Yaniya Lee, Adult Mag
The Contemporary Erotics of Laurie Kang, exhibition review by Alex Bowron, Momus
The Editorial Magazine, In the Studio: Laurie Kang, text by Jess Carroll, images by Aaron Wynia

2013
All of a sudden…, review by Lisa Kehler, Akimbo
The Kitchen, by Sky Goodden, Blouin Artinfo Canada
All That Once Was Will Never Be Again, review by Amy Fung, Akimbo

Residencies

2017
Aldea Residency (as selected by Curatron), Bergen, Norway (upcoming)
BRiC: year 2067, Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, Canada

2016
Interstate Projects Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2014
Amia Prize Residency with Elad Lassry, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

2013
Soi Fischer Thematic Residency with Artie Vierkant, Gibraltor Point, Toronto Island, Canada

2010
Sparkbox Studio, Awarded residency, Picton, Ontario, Canada

Awards – Grants

2016
Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
Artist Prize Finalist, Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts

2013
Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2012
Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography, Canada Council for the Arts
Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2011
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
National and International Residency Grant, OAC
Exhibition Assistance Grant, OAC

2010
Access and Career Development Grant, OAC

 

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