Galerie Nagel Draxler

Ken Lum

Biography

KEN LUM

geboren / born 1956 in Vancouver, Canada

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN / SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
“Necrology”, Base Progetti per l’Arte, Firenze.
“Espacios Revalados/Changing Places: Torres de tajamar”, Siemens Stiftung/Chilean Cultural Council for the Arts, Santiago, Chile.

2015
Royale Projects, Los Angeles.
Vienna Kunsthalle Karlsplatz Public Space, Vienna.
“Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold)”, 221A Semi Public, 271 Union Street, Vancouver.

2014
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

2013
Marc Jancou Gallery, New York.

2012
Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt.
“The Shopkeeper Seriees”, Jancou Gallery, Geneva.
Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris.
“The River Between Us” (commissioned sculpture), permanent installation, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis.
Commissioned sculpture, permanent installation, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle.

2011
Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo.
“Ken Lum”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.

2010
Vancouver Art Gallery/Offsite, Vancouver.

2009
Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin.

2008
Galeria Llucia Homs, Barcelona, June 12 – July 3
Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, June 6 to July 12
Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, March 8 – April 25

2007
Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt, October 26 – December 31
Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, June 30 – August 30 (catalog)
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo De Huarte, Navarro, Spain, April 21 to June 10

2006
Pi, permanent public art installation, Vienna, opened December 1, West Passage, Karlsplatz, Vienna
Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Aug 08 – Sep 09, 2006

2005
City of Vancouver National Works Yard Commission, Vancouver, September 1 inauguration, permanent installation

2004
Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, December 16 – February 12, 2005.
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre, Toronto, December 11 – March 6, 2005 (catalog)
Xpo September, Stockholm, September 10 – October 10
Schnitzel Company, Museum in Progress/ Arbeiterkammer Wien, Vienna, June 1 – August 1
LA Galerie (Lothar Albrecht), Frankfurt, January 24 – March 20

2003
Galerie Nelson, Paris, November – December 30
Art Gallery of Windsor, August 20 – October 26
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry, Contact Photo/ Art Gallery of Ontario, May 1 – 31
Art Gallery of Calgary, April 18 – June 15 Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, February

2002
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, September 21 – January 12, 2003 (catalog)
LA Galerie (Lothar Albrecht), Frankfurt, June 1 – July 20
Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, March 7 to June 1 (catalog)

2001
Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, December 7 – January 26, 2002
Galeria Espacio Electico, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 7 – December 7 (brochure)
There is No Place Like Home, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, October 4 – December 23
The Agency Contemporary Art, London, September 8 – October 20
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, May 25 – June 30
Centre for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, May 26 – June 15 (artist’s book)
Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, May 4 – July 21 (catalog)
Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria, March 1 – 31 (brochure)

2000
There is no place like home, Museum in Progress, Vienna, December 1 – February 28, 2001
LA Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt, November 18 – January 27, 2001
The Gate Foundation, Amsterdam, May 12 – June 30

1999
Plug-In Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada, December 2 – January 8
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada, September 17 – November 5
Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada, January 16 – February 14

1998
XXIV Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo, October 4 – December 13 (catalog)
The Agency Contemporary Art, London, September 19 – October 31
Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, January 15 – March 5

1997
Camera Oscura, San Casciano dei Bagni, Italy, April 4 – May 30
FRAC de Haute-Normandie, Galerie Duchamp, Yvetot, France, March 26 – May 9 (catalog)
Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, February 6 – March 15
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, January 31 – March 8

1996
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, January 12 – February 17

1995
Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, November 9 – December 16
Camden Arts Centre, London, October 12 – November 26 (catalog)
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, July 20 – August 20
Galerie Nelson, Paris, April 29 – June 3
l´Aquarium—Galerie de l´Ecole des Beaux Arts, Valenciennes,
France, April 5 – May 13
Salle d´Expositions, Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Nancy,
France, March 2 – March 24

1994
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, December 2 – January 14
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, November 28 – January 14
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, September 17 – November 13 (catalog)

1993
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, November 5 – December 4
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, November 5 – December 4
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, January 20 – March 7 (catalog)
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 19 – July 25
Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany, May 9 – June 12
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria, March 26 – April 25

1992
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, December 4 – January 16
Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan November 4 -December 31

1991
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, October 22 – November 30
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, October 11 – November 9
Fine Arts Gallery, UBC, Vancouver, September 19 – October 12
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, April 16 – May 19
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland, February 2 – April 7 (catalog)

1990
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, December 15 – January 27 (catalog)
Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, December 5 – January 20
Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm, November 3 – 30
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, September 11 – October 13
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, August 15 – October 8
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada, February 24 – April 29
Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, February 17 – March 17

1989
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, September 8 – October 7
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, September 8 – October 7
Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, January 11 – February 8

1988
Cold City Gallery, Toronto, October 8 – November 2
Galerie Ralph Wernicke, Stüttgart, September 9 – October 7
Musée d´Art Contemporain, Montréal, February 28 – May 22 (catalog)
Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France, January 16 – February 27
Nature Morte Gallery, New York, January 3 – January 31

1987
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, November 13 – December 10
Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, May 7 – June 6

1986
The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, March 29 – April 26
Convertible Showroom Gallery, Vancouver, January 22 – February 8
Nature Morte Gallery, New York, January 6 – January 31

1985
Youth Portraits, Plug-In Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, September 25 – October 13
Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, September 4 – 8
YYZ Gallery, Toronto, January 7 – 26

1984
Partially Buried Sofa, SFU Downtown Studio Gallery, Vancouver December 27 – January 3
Portrait/Logos, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, April 18 – May 5

1983
World Portraits, OR Gallery, Vancouver, October 3 – 15

1982
Artists Space, New York, November 6 – December 6
SFU Downtown Studio Gallery, Vancouver, January 10 – 22

1980
Sculpture For Dream Home, 505 Hamilton Street Studio, Vancouver, July 23 – 30

1979
Two Floorplan Paintings, Vancouver
Architectural Digest Presents, Ian Wallace Studio, 303 Abbott Street, Vancouver

1978
Sculpture for Livingroom/Public Lounge, Ian Wallace Studio, 303 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Walk Piece, outdoor performance, Simon Fraser University campus, October
Entertainment for Surrey, B.C., outdoor performance in Surrey, B.C., July 5 – 10
Anonymous, outdoor project, downtown streets of Vancouver, April

GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN / GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
“Wall to Wal – Carpets By Artists”, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah.

2016
“Past/Present/Future”, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Gand Rapids.
“Masterworks from the Audain Art Museum”, Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC, Canada.
“Portraits d’espace: David Coste, Axel Hütte, Ken Lum, Sophie Ristelhueber”, Galerie Porte 10 CHU – Hôpiaux de Rouen.
“Where it as if”, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
“Do you, Ms Jones?”, Rosewald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia.
Royale Projects: Palm Desert.
“Hello my name is … Los Angeles”, Royale Projects: Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2015
“The Road Not Taken: Ai Weiwei, Ken Lum, Ozawa Tsuyoshi, Tomatsu Shomei”, Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo.
“Regarding Spectatorship: Revolt and the Distant Observer”, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin.
“Fascination Photography”, Essl Museum Contemporary Art, Vienna.
“Foro Arte Cáceres, Fundación Mercedes Calles y Carlos Ballesteros”, Cáceres, Spain.
“Inventory, Vol.5: Acquisitions from 1992 to 1996″, FRAC Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France.
“Recollection”, The Print Center, Philadelphia.
“In An Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally”, Camberwell Space Gallery, University of the Arts, London.
“Views From the Southbank II: Moments, Reflections, Intervals”, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada.
“Persons of Interest”, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
“Verortungen”, Galerie Steinek, Vienna.
“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign”, Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto.

2014
“Punctum”, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg.
“Ruptures in Arrival: Art in the Wake of the Komagata Maru”, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC.
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
“La Colección ARCO”, CA2M, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid.
“Gwen MacGregor, Roula Partheniou, Ken Lum”, MKG127 Gallery, Toronto.
“People’s Biennial”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan.
“You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me”, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario.
“On Stage: Recent Acquisitions”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
“Sympathetic Magic”, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada.
“Nouvelle Generation”, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais.
“Attention Economy”, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna.
“Border Cultures: Part two (Work, Labour)”, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

2013
“Neue Ware”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne.

2012
“Where I live and What I live for”, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario.
“Data Trash”, I-20 Gallery, New York.
“Topografias de la Memoria: a traves de grandes fotografos contemporaneos”, AlHondiga-Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.
“In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art”, De Vleeshal, Middelburg.
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venedig.
“pelling the Image”, Marc Jancou Gallery, New York.
Khoj International Artists’ Association, Delhi.
“Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss Collection of Conceptual Photography”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn.
“Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980″, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.
“Destello”, The Jumex Collection Art Museum, Ecatepec.
“ConText – Bild und Text”, L.A. Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt.
“Bob and Breakfast – Robert Filliou et ses invites”, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris.
“FACES: Works from the Permanent Collection”, Helen and Morris Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
“Who told you so? The collective story vs. the individual narrative”, Onomatopee Office and Project Space, Rotterdam.

2011
The 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moskau.
“Through the looking brain”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn.
“One Suitcase Per Person: David Diao, Ken Lum, Hiram To”, 1A Space, Hong Kong.
“Am Ende war das Wort. Sprache als Medium der zeitgenössischen Bildenden Kunst”, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim.
“Shore, Forest and Beyond: Art from the Audain Collection”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.

2010
“It is what it is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
“Construction Sites: Identity and Place”, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops.
Art Moves Festival, Torun.
“Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980″, University of Toronto Galleries, Toronto.
“Jeux de Rôles”, La Garenne Lemot, Gétigné.
“Checking in with your hotspots”, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C.
“Through the Looking Brain: the Photographic Collection of Swiss Collectors Rudolf, Christine and Thomas Bechtler”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn.
“Nether Land,” Dutch Cultural Center, Shanghai.
“Hold Still Wild Youth: GINA Show”, OR Gallery, Vancouver.
“Li Ming, Shirley Tse, Adrian Wong, Ken Lum, Wang Xiaopeng”, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong.
“Volando hacia la tierra/Flying Down to Earth”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo (MARCO), Vigo.
“Wandering Position: Selections from the inSite Archive”, Museum of Contemporary
Art of the National University of Mexico, Mexico City.
“I don’t know whether to laugh of cry”, Museum London, London, Ontario.

2009
“Gagarin: The Artists in their Own Words”, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst S.M.A.K. (Museum of Contemporary Art), Ghent.
“Uneasy Pieces,” Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario.
“The Jerusalem Syndrome”, Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem.
“Just Around the Corner”, Arrow Factory, Beijing.
“Accrochage”, Galerie Grita Insam, Wien.
DZ BANK Collection, Art Foyer, Platz der Republik, Frankfurt.
“Mapping and Marking Vancouver 2010: Artist Initiated Public Art Projects”,
Pendulum Gallery of the HSBC Building, Vancouver.
“Common History and its Private Stories: Geschichte und Geschichten”, MUSA Museum auf Abruf, Wien.
“Les Uns et les Autres:Le portrait dans tous ses états”, Musée d’art et d’histoire de Saint Brieuc.

2008
2nd Biennale of Canary Islands, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, November
7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea, September 5 to November 9 (catalog)
Let Me Be Your Mirror, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, February 9 – May 25 (catalog)

2007
10th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, September 8 – November 4 (catalog)
Beautiful People et la Blessure Secrète, June 13 – August 26, Crac Centre Rhenan d’Art Contemporain, Alsace, Altkirch, France; February 2 – April 13, 2008, Centre d’Art La Plenara, Lérida, Spain
The Shadow Cabinet, De Appel, Amsterdam, February 17 – April 15, curated by Petra Heck
Real Life 1979 – 1990, January 30 – May 12, Artists Space, New York
Anniversaire des 25 ans de la Galerie Nelson, Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, January 13 – February 23

2006
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England, September 16 – November 26 (catalog)
Habiter: Evenement d’Art Public, Quebec City, August 25 – October 1, (catalog)
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, July 11 to October 22, 2006 (catalog)
Projekt’80 + 25 = 2005 (#1), Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 18 – March 25 (catalog)
75 Years of Collecting, Vancouver Art Gallery, February 4 – May 14, Vancouver
An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life, Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles, February 2 – April 2

2005
Monuments for the USA, White Columns Gallery, New York, December 13 – February 7, 2006 (catalog)
Word and Object, Fleisch, Berlin, September 17 – October 16
Private View 1980 2000, Collection Pierre Huber, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-arts, Lausanne, June 14 to September 11 (catalog)
Photographies, Galerie Nelson, Paris, May 28 – July 23
Arbeithaus: einatmen. ausatmen. (House of Work: inhale. exhale.), Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, May 1 – July 17 (catalog)
CCA Artist’s Book Show, Galerie Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris, April 16 – May 21
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, April 7 – May 14 (catalog)
Morir de Amor, Museo Nacional de Ciencias y Artes, Mexico City, March 3 – May 22 (catalog)
I don’t know what’s right or wrong, Blackwood Gallery (outdoor installation), University of Toronto at Mississauga, February 9 to September 30
Contemporary Visions: Photographs and videos from the Helga de Alvear Collection, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland, January 10 – February 1

2004
Aufruhr der Gefühle. Leidenschaften in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany, November 21 – January 23, 2005
Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, November 15 – February 15 (catalog)
¬¬¬¬Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, August 21 – October 10
Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, March 9 – April 11
Science + Fiction, Deutsches Museum, Munich, October 9 – January 9 (catalog)
Accrochage de groupe, Galerie Nelson, Paris, September 7 to October 2
Aufruhr der Gefuhle. Leidenschaften in der zeitgenossischen Fotografie, (Uproar of Emotions: Passions in Contemporary Photography and Video Art), Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany, August 15 – October 31
Not Done! Het Kunsttenaarsboek (The Artists’ Book), Muhka:Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, June 19 – August 29 (catalog)
Between Nano-World and Global Culture, science + fiction, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, June 18 – September 19
Out of Place, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, June 8 – July 24
Landscapes, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June 4 – September 30
Flirts. Art e pubblicita, Museion: Museum fur moderne und zeitgenossische Kunst, Bolzano, Italy, May 28 – August 29
Art Nature Grandeur, Parc de La Courneuve, St. Denis, France, May 15 – October 17 (catalog)
Support, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, May 14 to August 29
Schriftbilder Bilderschrift, Galerie Von Bartha, Basel, May 13 – August 31 (catalog)
Walk Me: Die Kunstzeile an der Wienzelle, Architekturzentrum, Vienna, April 15 – May 10
Identities: Canadian Portraits, McMichael Gallery, Toronto, February 28 – June 13

2003
Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum, October 9 – January 4 (catalog)
Gegenlicht, Buwog-Kundenzentrum, Vienna, September 30 – December 31
Contact Photo, Toronto Festival of Photography, Toronto, May 1 – 31
Der Rest der Welt, Neuffer am Park, Pirmasens, Germany, April 5 – June 22 (catalog)
Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, March (catalog)
Micropolitics: Everyday Life and Art, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spain, January 31 – March 30 (catalog)
Sight.Seeing: 4th Austrian Triennale on Photography, Graz, Austria, January 10 – February 28 (catalog)
M_ARS. Kunst und Krieg, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, January 11 – March 26 (catalog)
Faiseurs d’Histoire, Galerie du Théâtre de Bretagne, Rennes, France, January 7 – February 23

2002
Science and Fiction, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, December 15 – March 9 (catalog)
Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlruhe, April – June 2003
Kulturforum, Berlin, July – August 2003
Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, November – January 2004
Sans Commune Mesure, Centre National Photographie, Paris, September 11 – November 18 (catalog)
To Whom It May Concern, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, September 4 – October 26
This Place, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, June 29 – January 12, 2003
Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, June 8 – September 15 (catalog)
26th Duisburger Akzente: Das Eigene und Das Fremde Globalisierung der Kulturen, Galeria Kaufhof, Duisburg, Germany, June 8 – July 7 (catalog)
Le Regard de l’Autre, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France, April 27-September 2
Mega: manifeste der amaßung—forum für experimentelle architektur, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, April 10 – June 2 (catalog)
Unpacking Europe, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, December – March 2002 (catalog)
House of World Cultures, Berlin, September 14 – November

2001
Kommunicative Röhren, OK Centrum für Gengenwartskunst, Linz, Austria, December 6, 2001 – February 10, 2002 (catalog)
Casino-Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, March 8 – May 5, 2002
Mutations, TN Probe Gallery, Tokyo, November 10 – January 26, 2002, (catalog)
Raffinerie, Brussels, October 25 – January 6, 2002
Text Message, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, November 8 – January 4
There is No Place Like Home, Galerie Brotfabrik, Berlin, October 4 – December 16
Le Pouvoir de la Réflection, Galerie Liane et Danny Taran, Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, Montreal, September 13 – November 4 (catalog)
There Is No Place Like Home, Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, September 7 – October 21 (catalog)
Shoes or No Shoes, Museum Voor Schoene Kunsten, Gent, Belgium, July 13 – August 26
Affinités, Le Quartier, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Quimper, France, July 1 – October 7
Plateau of Humankind, 49th Biennale of Venice, (Arsenale), Venice, June 10 – November 4 (catalog)
Lofoten Island Summer Festival of the Arts, Lofoten Island, Norway, June 9 – July 15 (catalog)
Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, June 1 – September 23 (catalog)
Archives: Le Printemps, Le Centre Création de Bazouges la Pérouse, France, April 6 – June 4
Group Show with Trans Editions, Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, April 3 – 17
Talk the Talk, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, March 15 – April 3

2000
Contemporary Photography II: Anti-Memory, Yokohama Museum of Art,
Yokohama, Japan, November 23 – January 21, 2001 (catalog)
Bienal de Havane, November 16 – December 31 (catalog)
Shanghai Spirit: Shanghai Biennale 2000, Shanghai Art Museum Shanghai, November 6 – December 14 (catalog)

1999
Babel, Ikon Gallery, September 11 – November 7 (catalog)
Life Cycles, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, October 24 – December 5 (catalog)
Venus’s Window, Centro Civico per l’Arte Contemporanea La Grancia, Serre di Rapolano, Italy, July 31 – August 8
Laboratorium, Antwerpen Open, Provinciaal Museum voor Fotografie, June 27 – October 3 (catalog)
Face to Face: Four Centuries of Portraits, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, June 19 – September 26
In the City, FRAC de Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France, May 18 – July 31 (catalog)
Cities on the Move, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, London, May 13 – June 27 (catalog)
Sweet & Sour, Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland, April 22 – May 22
Visions Urbaines, Galerie du Rnb, FRAC de Bretagne, Rennes, France, January 11 – 31

1998
Photography as Concept, 4th International Foto-Triennale Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany, June 28 – September 6 (catalog)
John Currin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Sean Landers, Ken Lum, Dan Peterman, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, June 23 – July 16
Between Earth and Sky, University of Hong Kong Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China (catalog), June 23 – August 1
Recent Acquisitions to the Photography Collection, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, June 29 – September 27
Cities On The Move, CAPC Musée d´Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, June 4 – August 30 (catalog)
PS1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York
Travel and Leisure, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, May 2 – June 30
Ken Lum, Chen Zhen, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, March 19 – April 25
The Art of Memory: Ken Lum, Liisa Roberts, Bill Viola, Judi Werthein, The Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, March 8 – 22 (catalog)
Arrêt Sur Image, Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, March 5 – 31

1997
Cities On The Move, Vienna Secession, Vienna, November 25 – January 18 (catalog)
Repeated Gestures, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, November 22 – February 15, 1998
Heaven – Private View, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, October 26 – January 30, 1998 (catalog)
Browser: Artropolis ´97, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver, October 25 – November 23 (catalog)
The Exquisite Corpse, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, October 15 – 19
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa, October 12 – January 18 (catalog)
inSITE 97: Artists´ Concepts, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California, September 27 – November 29
inSITE 97, various public sites in San Diego/Tijuana, September 26- November 30 (catalog)
Hotel on Fire, Okanagan Art Gallery, Kelowna, B.C., Canada, August 16 – October 13 (catalog)
One Minute Scenario, Printemps de Cahors, Cahors, France, June 6 – 21 (catalog)
Foto Text Text Foto, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland, April – June (catalog)
In Visible Light: Photography & Classification in Art, Science and The Everyday, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England, March 16 – June 22 (catalog)
Inverleith House, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, December 13, 1997 – February 15, 1998
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston,
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, October 10 – January 10,

1999
Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland, January 30 – March 31, 1999
The 20th: 1977 – 1997, The Bartlett Exhibition and Peformance Space, Vancouver, February 12 – 28
Synthese von Fotografie und Text in der Gengenwartskunst, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, January 27 – March 10 (catalog)

1996
a/drift, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, October 20 – January 5, 1997 (catalog)
Synthese von Fotografie und Text in der Gegenwartskunst, Museum of Modern Art, Bolzano, Italy, September 7 – November 17 (catalog)
Fact or fiction? Four Canadian artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, August 27 – December 1 (catalog)
Shopping: New York, project organized by Jerome Sans and Deitch Projects, New York (catalog)
Surfing Systems, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany, June 19 – August 4
Reading and Re-reading: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, April 20 to June 9 (brochure with essay)
The OH! Canada Project, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, February 16 – May 5

1995
Der zweite Blick, Haus der Kunst, Munich, November 4 – December 3 (catalog)
Infra-sound: a city project, various sites in Hamburg, sponsored by Woche die Bildenden Kunst, Hamburg, October 12 – November 30 (catalog)
Shopping, various sites in Bordeaux, sponsored by CAPC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, September 9 – October (catalog)
Album: The Photographic Collection of the Museum, Museum Boymans- van Beuningen, August 19 – November 19 (catalog)
Untitled (Reading Room), Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, July 15 – August 15
On Board, Riva San Biagio, Venice Biennale, Venice, June 6 – 13 (catalog)
Peinture, Photo et Compagnie, Espaces des Nouvelles Galeries, Arles, July 7 – August 15 (catalog)
Notion of Conflict: A selection of contemporary Canadian art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, May 11 – June 11 (catalog)
Pièces – Meublés, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, May 6 – July 31
Crash Pad, Postmasters Gallery, New York, April 29 – May 27
Works from the Permanent Collection, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, April 8 – May 3

1994
GEWALT/Geschäfte, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, December 8 – February 19 (catalog)
Collection Modern Art, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, December (catalog)
Prospect/Retrospect, Kunstmuseum Luzern, October 14 – November 27 (catalog)
Das Archiv/The Archive, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, October 13 – November 2 (catalog)
Practice Ground, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, September 8 – October 23 (catalog)
Die Orte der Kunst: Der Kunstbetrieb als Kunstwerk, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, May 29 – September 11 (catalog)
don’t look now, Thread Waxing Space, New York, January 22 – February 26 (catalog)

1993
Collections, Musée Municipal de La Roche-sur-Yon, France, December 17 – January 31
Viennese Story, Vienna Secession, December 15 – January 23 (catalog)
Space of Time, Americas Society, New York, September (catalog)
Museo del Oeste, Caracas, Venezuela
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Center for the Fine Arts, Miami
Konstruktion Zitat: Kollective Bilder in der Fotografie, Sprengel Museum Hannover, August 28 – October 31 (catalog)
Die Sprache Der Kunst: Die Beziehung von Bild und Text in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunsthalle Vienna, September 3 – October 17 (catalog)
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, December 4 – February 20
Before the sound of the beep, various galleries of the Marais, Paris, August 1 – 31 (catalog)
Guelph Spring Festival, MacDonald Stewart Art Gallery, Guelph, Ontario, May 6 – J une 13
Canada, une nouvelle génération, FRAC des Pays de la Loire; Musée de La Roche-sur-Yon; Musée des Sables d’Olonne, April 3 – May 30 (catalog)
Drawing Ideas, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, March 27 – April 17
Working Documents: Vancouver Drawings, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, January 16 – February 6
Live in your head, Heilgenkreuzerhof, Hochschule fur Angewandte Kunst & Galerie Metropol, Vienna, January 8 – February 12 (catalog)

1992
Sydney Biennale, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, December 15 – March 14, 1993 (catalog)
C. Eckart, G. Kuitca, J. Lasker, K. Lum, McDermot & McGough, D. Moylan, Galleria Galliani, Genoa, Italy, December – January
Proiezioni, Buchholz & Buchholz, Cologne, October 22 – November 18 (catalog)
1968, Le Consortium, Dijon, France, October 17 – December 31 (catalog)
One & One, La Galerie Du Mois, Paris, October 3 – 31
Avantgarde & Kampagne, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, September 18 – 27 (catalog)
Moltiplici culture: Arte Critica 1992, Casa Della Citta, Rome, May 19 – July 19 (catalog)
The Speaker Project, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, September – December
“30 11″, Galerie des Archives, Paris, May 13 – July 11
C’est pas la fin du monde, Galerie Art & Essai, La Criée, Halle d’art contemporain, FRAC Bretagne – Galerie du TNB, Rennes, France, May 12 – June 27 (catalog)
Sporting Type, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, May 7 – June 2
Neuerwerbungen 1990/1991, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, April 7 – May 10
Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France, March 17 – May 16
Cameres Indiscretas, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, March 12 – April 12; Circulo de Bellas Aries, Madrid, May 27 – June 28 (catalog)
Internationale Künstlerplakate Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany, March 5 – 22 (catalog)
J. S. Bernard, Ken Lum, Joan Wallace, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, February 15 – March 21

1991
The Wealth of Nations, Centre for Contemporary Art (Ujazdowski Castle), Warsaw, Poland, December 6 – January 12 (catalog)
Lieux communs – Figures singulières, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, October 24 – January 5 (catalog)
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, October 19 – February 16 (catalog)
As Yet Untitled, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, October 2-November1
Projections, Castello di Rivara (Torino), September 21 – November 3
Jessica Diamond, Jeanne Dunning, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Hirsch Perlman, Ken Lum, Michel Zumpf, The Archives, Art Information Center, Rotterdam, September
Just what is it that Makes Today’s Homes so Different, so Appealing?, The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York, September 7 – November 17 (catalog)
Van, Wilkie Fine Arts, Seattle, Washington, July 2 – August 18
Art Conceptuel des Années 70 A Aujourd’hui, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, May 4 – June 15
Goya to Beijing, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, May 4 – June 17
Bildlicht: Malerei Zwischen Material Und Immaterialität, Museum Des 20. Jahrhunderts, Vienna, May 3 – July 7 (catalog)
The Museum of Natural History, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, April 27 – June 15
Daniel Buren, Stephen Prina, Ken Lum, Rudolf Stingel, Home: for Contemporary Theatre and Art, New York, April 26 – May 19
La Revanche De L´Image. Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, March 14 – April 13
Echoes After the Storm: Tiananmen Memorial Art Exhibition, Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, January 12 – 26
Telekinesis, Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, January 10 – February 2

1990
(not so) Simple Pleasures, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, December 8 – February 3 (catalog)
No, Not That One, It´s Not A Chair, Galerie 1900 – 2000, Paris, December 3 – January 12 (catalog)
Total Metal, Simon Watson , New York, November 3 -December 1 (catalog)
150 Ans de Photographie, Museé des Beaux Art, Nantes, November 16 – January 14, 1991
Art et Publicité, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, October 30 – February 25 (catalog)
Op-positions, Fotographie Biennale Rotterdam II, Rotterdam, September 1 – October 14 (catalog)
The Thing Itself, Feature Gallery, New York, July 10 – August 10
Red, Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels June 27 – September 29 (catalog)
Goya To Beijing, Centre International d´Art Contemporain, Montréal, June1-July 29
Ausstellungraum, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, April 27 – June 2
Disconnections, Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm, March 26 – April 21
Information, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, January 4 – February 3
Gallery Artists, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, January

1989
Foto-Kunst, Stuttgarter Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, November 11 -January 14 (catal og)
Selections from the Ann and Marshall Webb Collection, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, November 1 – December 17 (catalog)
D & S Austellung, Kunstverein in Hamburg and Kunsthaus Hamburg, October 13- November 26 (catalog)
Prospect Photographie, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, October 10- November 4 (catalog)
Jennifer Bolande, Tim Ebner, Mike Kelley, Ken Lum, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, October 6 – November 4
Fictions, Montréal International Airport and Galerie Aubes 3935, September 30 – December 31 (catalog)
Internationale Foto-Triennale 1989, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany, September 17 – November 5 (catalog)
The Play of the Unsayable: Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Art of the 20th Century, Vienna Secession, Vienna, September 13- October 29 (catalog)
Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, December 15 – January 28
Oppningsutstallning, Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm, September 9 – 30
Vis a Vis Der Kamera: Aspekte Der Actuellen Portrait Fotografie, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, July 9 – September 9; Museum of Contemporary Art, s´Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, September 22 – October 29 (catalog)
Problems with Reading/Rereading, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, March 24 – April 22
Prospect 89, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, March 21 – May 21 (catalog)
Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, February 8 – March 18

1988
John Hilliard, Barbara Kruger, Ken Lum, Richard Prince, Jeff Wall, Galleri Contur, Stockholm, November 19 – December 12
Democracy: Cultural Participation, an exhibition by Group Material, Dia Art Foundation, 77 Wooster Street, New York, November 19 – December 20
Selected Photo-Editions of the 80´s, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Hamburg
(W)orte, Galerie der Künstler, Munich, October 28 – November 24
Gallery Artists, Galerie Crousel-Robelin/Bama, Paris, October 15-November 26
Carl Andre, Daniel Buren, Ericson & Ziegler, Ronald Jones, Ken Lum, Julian Opie, Hirsch Perlman, Wolff Gallery, New York, September 15 – October 8
Yellow Peril:, Chisenhale Gallery, London, September 26 – October 16
New York Now, Esbo Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland, August 28 – September 25 (catalog)
Norrköping Museum of Art, Norrköping, Sweden, October 9 Nov 11
Göteborg, Museum of Art, Göteborg, Sweden, November 26 – Jan. 29
Sundsvall Museum of Art, Sundsvall, Sweden, February 11 – March 27
Södertälje Museum of Art, Södertälje, Sweden, April 8 – May 28
Presi X Incantamento: L´Immagine Fotografica nelle Nuove Tendenze Internationali, Museo Padiglione d´Arte Contemporanea, Milan, June 7 – August 18 (catalog)
Art et Langage: Annees 80, œuvres choisies, Centres d´Histoire de l´Art Contemporain, Rennes, France (catalog)
Furniture as Art: Recent Tendencies in Sculpture, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, April 24 – June 6 (catalog)
The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, ARC, Toronto, April 2 – 23 (catalog)
Christoph Andres, Larry Johnson, Ken Lum, Hans-Jorg Mayer, Harald F.Muller, David Robbins, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, February 5 – March 12
Striving for Ideal Resolution, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, January 22 – March 13 (catalog)

1987
Nightfire, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, December 20 – January 31 (catalog)
Galerie De Lege Ruimte, Brugge, Belgium, December 6 – January 24
Logos, Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, December
Signes des Temps, Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, November 28 – January 1
For Collectors, Cleveland Centre for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
John M. Armleder, Klaus Vom Bruch, Ken Lum, Hans-Jorg Mayer, Otto Mecky, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, December
Jenny Holzer, Louise Lawler, Ken Lum, Galerie Crousel-Robelin/Bama, Paris, October 17 – November 17
Material Fictions, The 49th Parallel Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, September 12 – 16 (catalog)
State University of New York, Binghampton Gallery, October 9- November 8
Multiples, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, September 11 – October 17
Alan Belcher, Ken Lum, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, April 8 – May 2
Kunst Mit Fotographie, Galerie Ralph Wernicke, Stüttgart, April 4 – May 7 (catalog)
Der Reine Alltag, Galerie Christophe Dürr, Munich, March 13 – April 25 (catalog)

1986
Foto Cliché, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, December 15 – January 27 (catalog)
The Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
James Casebere, Clegg & Guttmann, Ken Lum, Galerie Daniel Buchholz (Rudolf Zwirner) Cologne, November 13 – December 6
Au Coeur du Maelström, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, September 19 – October 19 (catalog)
Caravelles: General Idea, Sol LeWitt, Ken Lum, Centre National d´Art Contemporain, Grenoble, June 22 – September 25 (catalog)
Damaged Goods: Desire and the Economy of the Object, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, June 21 – August 10 (catalog)

1985
Transitional Objects: An Exhibition Organized by Joseph Kosuth, Galerie Philip Nelson, Lyon, October 18 – December 21
Ex-Academe, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, November 1 – 30
The Public Art Show, Nexus Centre for Contemporary Art, Atlanta, November
C.W. Woods Gallery, University of Southern Mississippi,Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Carolina Program Union, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee; Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, August 16 – October 19, 1986
University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
Barbara Ess, Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Galerie Rudiger Schottle, München, July 17 – August 31 (catalog)
Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, The 49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, February 9 – March 9

1984
Poco Rococo, Coquitlam Mall, Coquitlam, British Columbia, June 2 – 15
Miyagi Biennale, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan, April 24 – May 6 (catalog)
Contact II, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, January 9 – 29

1982
Real Life Magazine Presents, White Columns Gallery, New York, May 11 – 26

1979
Living Art Performance Festival, Firehall Theatre, Vancouver, September 21 – October 21 (catalog)

KATALOGE / CATALOGS

2004
Shriftbilder Bilderschrift, Basel, Switzerland: Galerie Von Bartha, text by Serge Lemoine
Intruders, Leiden, The Netherlands: National Museum of Ethnology,
Text by Gerard Drosterij and Ken Lum

2002
Ken Lum Works with Photography, Ottawa, Canada: National Gallery of Canada, curated by Kitty Scott, texts by Kitty Scott and Jeff Derksen
Sans commune mesure, Paris, France: Centre National de la Photographie, curated and text by Regis Durand
Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, curated and text by Okwui Enwezor
Ken Lum, Paris, France: Centre Culturel Canadien, curated and text by Catherine Bedard

2001
Unpacking Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, curated and text by Salah Hassan
Kommunicative Röhren, Linz, Austria: OK Centrum für GengenwartKunst; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg: Casino-Forum d’Art Contemporain, curated and text by Moritz Kung
Le Pouvoir de la Réflection, Montreal, Canada: Galerie Liane et Danny Taran, Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, curated by Martha Langford
Plateau of Humankind, Venice, Italy: 49th Biennale of Venice, curated by Harald Szeemann
Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Canada: curated by Cecile Bourne
Neue Welt, Frankfurt, Germany: Frankfurter Kunstverein, curated by Nicolas Schaffhausen
Ken Lum, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, curated by Keith Wallace with text by Michael Turner

2002
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China: curated and text by Hou Hanru
Anti-Memory II, Yokohama, Japan: curated and text by Taro Amano
Bienal de Havane, Havana, Cuba: curated and text by Nelson Herrera

1999
Babel, Birmingham, England: Exhibition curated and text by Claire Doherty.
Laboratorium, Antwerp, Belgium: Exhibition organized by Barbara Vanderlinden and Hans Ulrich Obrist
In The City, Rouen, France: FRAC Haute-Normandie, organized by Marc Donnadieu

1998
XXIV Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Canada curated by Jon Tupper, Chief Curator Paulo Herkenhoff, text by Ken Lum and Lisa Mark
Fotografie Als Handlung/Photography as Concept, Esslingen, Germany: 4.Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen, curated and text by Renate Wiehager
Between the Earth and Sky, Hong Kong: Art Beatus Gallery and the University of Hong Kong Art Gallery, curated and text by Hou Hanru
The Art of Memory: Ken Lum, Liisa Roberts, Bill Viola, Judi Werthein, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York: The Center for Curatorial Studies Museum at Bard College, curated and organized by Victoria E. Noorthoorn

1997
Cities on the Move, Vienna: Vienna Secession, curated and organized by Hou Hanru and Hans Ulrich Obrist
New Art, New York: Harry S. Abrams, Inc., editors: Roxana Marcoci, Diana Murphy and Eve Sinaiko
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg: various sites, organized by Okwui Enzewor, Hou Hanru, etc.
Heaven – Private View, New York: PS 1 Center for Contemporary Art, curated by Joshua Decter and Martin Fritz
Browser: Artropolis ´97, Vancouver: Roundhouse Community Centre, curated by Andrew Renton and Kitty Scott
InSITE 97, San Diego/Tijuana: various sites, curated and organized by Michael Krichman, Olivier Debroise, Sally Yard, Ivo Mesquito, Jessica Bradley
Hotel on Fire, Kelowna, Canada: Kelowna Art Gallery, curated and organized by Gary Pearson
One Minute Scenario, Cahors: Printemps de Cahors, curated and organized by Jérome Sans
Ken Lum, Rouen: FRAC de Haute-Normandie, curated and organized by Alexandra Midal, text by Luk Lambrecht and Ken Lum In Visible Light: Photography & Classification in Art, Science and The Everyday, Oxford: Museum of Modern Art, curated by Russell Roberts. Essays by Russell Roberts, Kobena Mercer, Elizabeth Edwards, Abigail Solomon-Godeau and David Elliott

1996
a/drift, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York: Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, curated and organized by Joshua Decter
Synthese von Fotografie und Text in der Gegenwartskunst, Frankfurt, Germany and Bolzano, Italy: Frankfurter Kunstverein and Museum of Modern Art
Fact or fiction? four Canadian artists, Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art, curated and organized by Linda Michael
Shopping, New York: Jeffrey Deitch Projects, curated and organized by Jérome Sans
Surfing Systems, Kassel: Kasseler Kunstverein, curated and organized by Bernhard Balkenhol and Holger Kube Ventura

1995
Ken Lum: Recent Works, London: Camden Arts Centre, curated and organized by Jenni Lomax, text by Robert Linsley
Infra-sound: a city project, Hamburg: Woche die Bildenden Kunst, curated and organized by Jérôme Sans and Karin Gunther Shopping, Bordeaux: CAPC Museé d´Art Contemporain, curated and organized by Jérôme Sans
Album: The Photographic Collection of the Museum, Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, curated by Piet de Jonge, text by Gerald Forde
On Board, Venice: Venice Biennale, curated and organized by Jérôme Sans and Karen Schorm
Notion of Conflict: A selection of contemporary Canadian art, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, curated by Dorine Mignot
Peinture, Photo et Cie, Arles: Espaces des Nouvelles Galeries, curated by Michel Nuridsany
The Archive, Graz: Forum Stadtpark, organized by Christine Frisinghelli and Manfred Willmann, texts by James Lingwood, Roberta McGrath, Monique Behr, Herta Wolf, Liam Gillick, Ken Lum, Hans Peter Feldmann, etc.

1994
GEWALT/Geschäfte, Berlin: Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, curated by Frank Wagner, texts by bell hooks, Gayatri Spivak, Hal Foster, Kobena Mercer, etc.
Collection Modern Art, Rotterdam: Boymans-van Beuningen Museum, organized and text by Karel Schampers and Jacqueline Rapmund Ken Lum, Oakville: Oakville Galleries, curated by Marnie Fleming, texts by Marnie Fleming, Ken Lum and Richard Rhodes
Die Orte der Kunst: Der Kunstbetrieb als Kunstwerk, Hannover: Sprengel Museum, organized by Ulrich Krempel and Dietmar Elger
don’t look now, New York: Thread Waxing Space, curated and essay by Joshua Decter

1993
Der Sprache Der Kunst, Vienna: Kunsthalle Vienna, curated by Toni Stooss and Eleonora Louis
Space of Time, New York: Americas Society, curated by Sandra Antelo-Suarez and Alisa Tager, essays by Thomas McEvilley and John Yau
Konstruction Zitat: Kollective Bilder in der Fotografie, Hannover, Germany: Sprengel Museum, organized and text by Thomas Weski
Before the sound of the beep, Paris: curated by Jérôme Sans. Audiocassette
Canada, une nouvelle génération, Région des Pays de la Loire, France: FRAC des Pays de la Loire; Musée de La Roche-sur-Yon; Musée des Sables d’Olonne, organized by Jean-François Taddei and Anne Dary, texts by Catherine Bédard and Marc Mayer
Ken Lum, Munich, Germany: Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, curated and text by Helmut Friedel. Additional texts by Jean-François Chevrier and Bernd Schulz
Live in your head, Vienna, Austria: Heilgenkreuzerhof, Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst. Galerie Metropol, curated and text by Robert Nickas

1992
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia: Art Gallery of New South Wales, curated by Anthony Bond
Art Meets Ads: Avantgarde & Kampagne, Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle, curated and texts by Jürgen Harten and Michael Schirmer
Molteplici culture: Arte e Critica, Rome, Italy: Casa Della Citta, curated by Liam Gillick, Dan Cameron, Isabelle Graw, Iwona Blaswick and Giorgio Verzotti
C’est pas la fin du monde: une exposition des années 80, Rennes, France: Centre d’histoire de l’art contemporain, curated and texts by Yves Aupetitalot, Catherine David, Chris Dercon, Catherine Queloz
Cameres Indiscretes, Barcelona, Spain: Centre d’Art Santa Monica, curated and text by José Lebrero Stals. Additional texts by Dan Graham, Robert Linsley, Jeff Wall and Ian Wallace
Internationale Künstlerplakate Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany: Institute für zeitgenössische Kunst im Saarland, curated by Jochen Gerz, texts by WalteGrasskamp and Ernest W. Uthemann

1991
The Words and the Images, Utrecht, The Netherlands: Centraal Museum, editors Jan Brand, Nicolette Gast, Robert-Jan Muller Projections, Rivara, Italy: Castello Rivara, curated and text by Gregorio Magnani
Lieux communs – Figures singulières, Paris, France: Museé d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, curated and text by Jean-François Chevrier
The Wealth of Nations, Warsaw,Poland: Centre for Contemporary Art (Ujazdowski Castle), curated and text by Cornelia Lauf
Carnegie International. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Carnegie Museum of Art, curated and texts by Lynne Cooke and Mark Francis
Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing? Glen Falls, New York: The Hyde Collection, curated and text by Dan Cameron
As Yet Untitled. Chicago, Illinois: University of Illinois at Chicago, curated and text by Kathryn Hixson and Tony Tasset
The Museum of Natural History. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Galerie Barbara Farber, curated and text by Bob Nickas
Ken Lum. Luzern, Switzerland: Kunstmuseum Luzern, organized by Martin Schwander, German addendum-see Ken Lum 1990
Ken Lum. Vancouver, Canada: UBC Fine Arts Gallery, organized and text by Scott Watson
La Revanche De L’Image, Geneva, Switzerland: Galerie Pierre Huber, text by Pierre Huber and Dolene Ainardi-Argence
Bildlicht: Malerei Zwischen Material Und Immaterialität, Vienna, Austria: Museum des 20, Jahrhunderts, curated and texts by Wolfgang Drechsler and Peter Weibel

1990
No, Not That One, It´s Not A Chair. Paris, France: Galerie 1900 – 2000, texts by Dominique Gonzalez and Olivier Zahm, curated by Elein Fleiss
(not so) Simple Pleasures. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT List Visual Arts Center, curated and text by Dana Friis-Hansen
Art et Publicite. Paris, France: Centre Georges Pompidou, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin
Red. Brussels, Belgium: Galerie Christine et Isy Brachot, curated and text by Bob Nickas
Ken Lum. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art and Winnipeg, Canada: Winnipeg Art Gallery, organized by Jon Tupper and Chris Dercon, texts by Linda S. Boersma, Ken Lum and Jeff Wall
Total Metal. New York: Simon Watson Gallery, curated by Richard Phillips

1989
Selections From the Ann and Marshall Webb Collection. Toronto, Canada: Art Gallery of York University, curated by Loretta Yarlow, interview with Ann and Marshall Webb
Foto Kunst. Stüttgart, West Germany: Stüttgarter Staatsgalerie, text by Jean-Francois Chevrier
Prospect Photographie. Frankfurt, West Germany: Frankfurt Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, curated by Peter Weiermair
Vis a Vis Der Kamera: Aspekte der Actuellen Portrait Fotografie. Vienna, Austria: Galerie Grita Insam
Fictions. Montréal, Canada: Galerie Aubes 3935, organized by Annie Moulin-Vasseur, curated by Jérôme Sans
D & S Ausstellung. Hamburg, West Germany: Kunstverein In Hamburg, curated by Frank Barth, Thomas Wulffen, et al
Wittgenstein: The Play of The Unsayable. Vienna, Austria: Vienna Secession, curated by Joseph Kosuth
Internationale Fototriennale 1989. Esslingen, West Germany: Villa Merkel, text by Manfred Schmalriede et al
Prospect ´89. Frankfurt, West Germany: Frankfurt Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, curated by Peter Weiermair
Special Affects: The Photographic Experience in Contemporary Art. Milan, Italy: Giancarlo Politi Publications, text by Gregorio Magnani, Giorgio Verzotti, Daniela Salvioni

1988
(W)orte. Munich, West Germany: Galerie Der Künstler, text by Heinz Schütz
New York Now. Göteborg, Sweden: Göteborg Museum of Art, curated by Thord Thordeman
Presi X Incantamento. Milan, Italy: Museo Padiglione d´Art Contemporanea, text by Gregorio Magnani, Giorgio Verzotti, Daniela Salvioni
Furniture As Art: Recent Tendencies in Sculpture. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, curated by Taliatha Schoon, Karel Schampers, Elbrige de Groot, text by Huub Mous
Art et Langage, Annees 80, œuvres choisees. Rennes, France: Centre d´Histoire de l´Art Contemporain, organized in association with Ecole des Beaux Arts, Quimper, curated by Jean-Marc Poinsot, text by Michele Goarant
The Discursive Field of Recent Photography. Toronto, Canada: Artculture Resource Centre, curated and text by Tom Folland
Ken Lum. Montréal, Canada: Museé d´Art Contemporain, curated and text by Manon Blanchette
Striving for Ideal Resolution. Calgary, Canada: Nickle Art Museum, curated by Donna McAlear

1987
Material Fictions. Binghampton, New York: State University of New York and The 49th Parallel Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, curated by France Morin, text by Ronald Jones
Nightfire. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: De Appel Foundation, curated by Saskia Bos
Kunst Mit Fotografie. Stüttgart, West Germany: Galerie Ralph Wernicke
Der Reine Alltag. Munich, West Germany: Galerie Christoph Dürr, curated by Matthias Buck and Christian Nagel, text by Rainer Metzger

1986
Foto Cliché, London, England: Victoria Miro Gallery
Au Coeur du Maelström. Brussels, Belgium: Palais des Beaux-Arts, curated by Chris Dercon
Caravelles: Quadriennalle International deDesign. Grenoble, France: Centre Nationale d´Art Contemporain, curated by Jacques Guillot
Damaged Goods: Desire And The Economy Of The Object. New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art, curated and text by Brian Wallis

1985
Public Art: A Blunt Instrument. Atlanta, Georgia: The Nexus Centre for Contemporary Art, curated and text by Ronald Jones

1984
Miyagi Biennale. Sendai, Japan: Miyagi Museum of Art, curated by Toshiaki Fukumura

AKTIVITÄTEN / ACTIVITIES

2008 Juror, Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, Beijing, January 13 to 15

2005
Juror, SSHRC Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Ottawa, May 18 – 21
Co-curator, 7th Sharjah Biennial: Belonging, Sharjah Art Museum and Sharjah Expo Centre, Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, April 6 – June 6

2004
Co-curator, Shanghai Modern: 1919 – 1945, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, October 14 – January 16, 2005
Curator, 14th Northwest Annual Exhibition, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, October 9 – November 20
Advisory Committee Meetings, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, various dates, July, August, September, October

PUBLIKATIONEN / PUBLICATIONS

2008 Ultimo Bagagio, Hubert Damisch and Ken Lum, One Star Press, Paris
There was a time, (chapter in forthcoming MIT press book on Art and the Artschool), Ken Lum, MIT Press

2007
Encountering Chen Zhen, Exhibition Catalogue essay, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna

2006
Gentle Indifference: the Art of Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky, Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, ISBN: 1-894699-36-X / 978-1-894699-36-5

2005
Surprising Sharjah, Canadian Art, Vol. 22, Pt. 3, Fall 2005, pages 98 – 103
Contemporary Art within and without Institutions, Siting International Exhibitions: Biennales and the South, Constitution Club, Delhi (conference anthology)
Desire and Nomadicity: the life of the artist, (catalog essay), 7th Sharjah Biennial exhibition catalog, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

2004
Aesthetic Education in Republican China, (catalog essay), Shanghai Modern: 1919 – 1945, (exhibition catalog), Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

2002
Editorial Comment, Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Vol. 1, No. 1, May, pages 4 – 8

2001
There Is No Place like Home, Le Mois de La Photo, Montreal, published by Vox: Centre de Diffusion de la Photographie, September, pages 92 – 97
In Search of Wabi-Sabi, Center For Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan (Artist’s book project), 84 pages
An Interview with Ken Lum, by Cathy Busby, National Gallery of Canada Review,
Special Project Consultant, The Short Century: Post Colonial African Art, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
Of Chinese Contemporary Art and Continued International Engagement, Art & Collection (Taiwan)
Homage a Chen Zhen, Point d´Ironie, Agnes B Boutiques, Paris

2000
Contradiction and Future Synthesis in the Model of the Shanghai Biennale, Art & Collection (Taiwan), 12, No. 99, pages 70 – 71
The Artist as Travelling Minstrel, Art & Collection, 9, No. 96, pages 114 – 117

1999
Canadian Cultural Policy: A Problem of Metaphysics, Inside Out: Reassessing International Cultural Influence Conference, BWA Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland
Window onto Venus Conference Reportage, Centro Civico, Serre di Rapolano, Italy, July 31 – August 8. www.zerynthia.it
Considerations of Race, Sex and Multiple Identities aboard the Raft of the Medusa, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Spring/Summer 1999, No. 10
Shanghai Biennale, Art & Text, No. 65, May-July, pages 88-89
Dak’Art 98, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall/Winter 1998, No. 9, page 71
Blame it on Conceptual Art, La Pala: A non-objectual art virtual magazine, (Mexico)

1998
Dak’Art 98, Art & Text, No. 63, November-January, pages. 89-90
Windows into Germany’s Soul: The Ambivalent Gaze of Photographer Thomas Ruff, National Post, (Canada) Friday, November 20, Arts & Life, pages B6-B7
Review of 6 New Vancouver Modern, Canadian Art, Vol. 15, No. 2, Summer/June, pages 46-51

1997
Beauty, Textuality, and Allusion in Photo-Media Art: Strategies of Canadian Artists as Producers, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia, panel discussion moderated by James L. Gillespie, Vancouver, Canada (November 8)
Opening Remarks and Plenary Speaker: The Parable of the Young Artist, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada (November 6)
Low, William and Lum Ken: “Dialogue with Contemporary Asian Artists”, (video discussion) Asia Pacific Arts Festival, Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, October 23
Lemieux, Lyse, and Lum, Ken: “Dialogue on the exhibition of the Gordon Smith Exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery”, le Monde a l´Enver, French Radio-Canada (Vancouver), Sunday, October 27
Photography/text pages for catalog Parisien(ne)s, an exhibition sponsored by the Institute of International Visual Arts held at Camden Arts Centre, London, February 7 – March 23

1995
Frisinghelli, Christine, ed., “Ken Lum”, Camera Austria, No. 51 – 52, pages 88-98
Zalm, Olivier, and Fleiss, Elein, eds. “Liquid Science Fiction: Interview with William Gibson by Bernard Joisten and Ken Lum, Purple Prose, (Paris), No. 9, Summer, pages 10-16
Perrin, Frank, ed. Bloc Notes, (Paris), No. 8, Winter, pages 58-59
“Ten Widely Played Stories on Local Television and Newspaper in One August Week in Vancouver, Canada 1994″, catalog essay for exhibiton by Alexander Timtschenko at Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich, Germany

1994
Brooks, Sharon, and White, Carolyn, eds. “Pull-out poster project”,
Work, (Toronto), edition 1, Summer: centerfold
Brayer, Marie-Ange, ed. “Byron Nelson Chang”, Exposé, (Orléans, France), No. 1, Spring: pages 74-77

1993
Nixon, John, ed. Kerb Your Dog, (Sydney, Australia), No. 13

1992
Imschoot, Uitgevers, publishers, Speculations, Ken Lum, (Gent, Belgium)
coordinated by Cornelia Lauf, IL Series of books.

1991
Snodgrass, Susan, ed., “Carnegie Library Project”, Whitewalls (Chicago), No. 29, pages 15-21

1988
Public Access. “Untitled Language Paintings, 1987″, Public (Toronto), Vol. 1, Winter: pages 44-51

1987
“Advertisements by Artists: Alan Belcher, Ken Lum, Jana Sterbak”, C Magazine, Canadian Art, File Megazine, Parachute, Parallelogramme, Parkette, Vanguard, Winter – Spring issues
Ess, Barbara & Branca, Glenn. eds. “Thought Objects”, Just Another Asshole, (New York), No. 7, pages 30

1986
General Idea, ed., File Megazine (Toronto), No. 26, December

1984
Lawson, Thomas, ed., Real Life Magazine (New York), No.12, pages 13-14
Legris, Peter, ed. Rubicon (Montreal), No. 3, pages 212-213

1982
Lawson, Thomas, ed., Real Life Magazine, (New York), No. 8, pages 14-15
RT4: City Art Institute Student News, (Sydney, Australia). Cover.

1980
Performance Art, (Los Angeles) 2, June, page 41

VORTRÄGE UND PRÄSENTATIONEN / LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2008
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, January 29

2007
“Encountering Chen Zhen,” China and Canada, interconnected Conference, McCord Museum, Montreal, November 2
C6: The Art World is Flat, Pritzker Pavilion, Millenium Park, Chicago, April 27
Graduating Exhibition Keynote, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, April 20
10th Annual Canadian Arts Summit, Sofitel Hotel Convention Centre,
March 23, Montreal
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Scarborough, Ontario, March 6

2006
CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 8
Meduse Centre d’Art, Quebec City, August 25
Sydney Biennale, Center of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney, August 10
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, August 9
Australian National University School of Art, August 8
International Sculpture Center Conference, Crossroads Cincinnati, Cintas Center, Cincinnati, June 22
Asian Maps II, ARCO, Madrid, February 3

2005
Exhibition: A willing space? Panel discussion with Tadashi Kawamata, Director, Yokohama Triennale; Yusuke Nakahara, art critic; Jonathan Watkins, Director, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Alanna Heiss, Director, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center/MOMA, New York, Yokohama Symposia, Yokohama, Japan, September 29
“Art¬ and Ethnology”, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, June 30
Multiculturalism in Vancouver: Panel Discussion, Sponsored by CBC Radio 1, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, May 2 (panelist)
On Chinese Contemporary Photography, Seattle Art Museum and University of Washington, Seattle, April 16
Expo Centre, Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, April 8 (moderator)
Interview with Ken Lum (part two, hour two) on Dubai Eye Radio, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 28
Interview with Ken Lum (part one, hours one) on Dubai Eye Radio, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 14
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Centre, Toronto, February 13
Trinity College, University of Toronto, February 11
University of Toronto at Mississauga, February 9
Microsoft Campus, Redmond, Washington, February 4
Southern Biennales: Locus and Curatorial Concepts, Constitution Club, Delhi, India, January 17
Contemporary Art within and without Institutions, Constitution Club, Delhi, India, January 16

2004
Concordia University, Montreal, October 20, 21
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, September 22, 23
Nickle Art Museum, Calgary, Alberta, September 17
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, September 10

2003
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, October 11
Wexner Center for Contemporary Art, Columbus, Ohio, January 30
l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Brest, France, January 13 – 17

2002
l’Université du Quebec á Montréal, October 23, 24
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, October 21, 22
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, October 20
“Conversation with Ken Lum,” CBC FM Arts Report, Ottawa, September 20
“A dialogue between Lu Jie and Ken Lum,” Zunyi International Symposium: Curating in the Chinese Context, Long March Foundation, Guiyang, China, August 10
Contemporary Chinese Art, Fairchild Chinese Radio (hosted by Shengtian Zheng and Grace Leong), Vancouver, July 5
Chair: “Locating Asia: Globalisation and Art,” Morris Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, May 4
“Entrevue avec Ken Lum,” In Situ (hosted by Christoph Domino), Radio France Culture, Paris, April 17
Department of Visual Art, University of Art and Design, Zurich,
April 4
University College of the Fraser Valley, Department of Fine Arts, Abbotsford, B.C., March 28
Royal College of Art, Department of Graduate Photography, London, March 13
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, January 24, 25
The Success and Failure of Canadian Art, Contemporary Art Society, Vancouver, January 22

2001
Art and Teaching: Fact or Fiction, Canadian Art Foundation symposium, SPIN Gallery, Toronto, November 14
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, October 25
St. John’s College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 18
Royal College of Art, London, England, October 4
Lux Centre for Digital and Media Art, London, England, October 2
On Location, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, September 27
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, June 13
Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, May 16
Curatorial Practice and Criticism in Latin America: Trans-American Conversations on Art, (with Franis Alÿs, Bruce W. Ferguson, Ken Lum, Kitty Scott), Americas Society and Columbia University, New York, March 19
There is No Place like Home, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria, March 13
University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, February 14 – 15

2000
Institut für Experimentelles Gestalten und Raumkunst, Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, December 15
Command N Centre for Electronic Art, Tokyo, November 26
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan, November 25
Teatro Nacional, Galeria René Portocarrero, Havana, Cuba, November 16
Department of Art, Yale University, October 20
“A view from Goree Island and some thoughts on Gericault´s The Raft of the Medusa,” Departments of English, African Studies and French, Yale University, October 19
“The Role of the Artist,” Comox Valley Art Conference, North Island College, Courtenay, August 25 – 27

1999
National Museum of Ethnology of the Netherlands symposium, Leiden, The Netherlands, June 25 – 27
Inside Out: Reassessing International Cultural Influence, BWA Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland, June 12 – 16
State of the Art: Public Art in Vancouver, public forum discussion presented by Urbanarium, Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, February 3
The Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, January 16

1998
School of Architecture, University of British Columbia, November 27
Las letras del arte , VII FITAC conference (International Forum on Contemporary Art Theory), Guadalajara, Mexico, September 10 – 12.
Interview with Ken Lum, Radio Television Hong Kong: The Morning Show, Hong Kong (June 25),
A conversation on contemporary art with Serge Guilbaut, Yves Michaud, Ken Lum and Kitty Scott, CITR UBC Radio, Vancouver (April 6)
Onder Aula, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium (January 14)

1997
Speaker Series 97, Contemporary Art Society and Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada (December 5)
Beauty, Textuality, and Allusion in Photo-Media Art: Strategies of Canadian Artists as Producers, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia, panel discussion moderated by James L. Gillespie, Vancouver, Canada (November 8)
Opening Remarks and Plenary Speaker, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada (November 6)
l´Academie Francaise, Villa Medici Rome, Italy (April 29)
l´Ecole des Beaux-Arts du Havre, Yvetot, France (April 28)
l´Ecole Régionale d´Arts Plastiques de la Martinique, Fort-de-France, Martinique (April 14 – 23)

1996
l´Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (October 10)
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
(September 6)
Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra, Australia (September 5)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (September 4)
University of Westminster, London, England (February 20)
University of Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, England (February 19)
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (February 17)
Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland (February 16)
Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland (February 14, 15)
Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, England (February 13)
Department of Fine Art, University of Leeds, England (February 13)
University of Derby, Derby, England (February 12)
Picturesque/Anti-Picturesque: Art at the Crossroads of Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (February 1)

1995
Panel Discussion: Sasha Craddock, Ken Lum, Gillian Wearing, Camden Arts Centre, London, England (October 14)
Art in Vancouver, Cubitt Street Studios, London, England (October 11)
Culture Matin: Interview with Ken Lum, Radio France Culture, Paris, France (June 13)
Universität Gesamthochschule Essen, Essen, Germany (June 1, 2)
Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, The Netherlands (May 10, 11)
l´Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Valenciennes, France (April 4)
l´Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France (February 27 – March 2)
Franco-Canadienne Rencontre, Musée d´Art Contemporain, Marseille, France (February 20)
l´Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France (February 13 – 16)
Goldsmith College, University of London, England, (February 7)
De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (January 17, 24, 30, April 2)

1994
Symposium on Photography XV, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria (October 14 – 16)
L´Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, (October 11)
University of Windsor, School of Visual Arts, Windsor, Ontario (September 22 – 23)
Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario (September 19)
Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario (September 17)
Walking Through the City: The Peripatetic in the Work of Dan Graham, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario (August 17)

1993
University of Graz, Department of Art History, Graz, Austria
Okanagan College, Department of Fine Arts, Kelowna, B.C.

1992
Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Akademie der Bilden Kunsten, Stüttgart, Germany
Akademie der Bilden Kunsten, Munich, Germany
Goldsmith College, University of London, London, England
Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Cameras Indiscretes, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

1991
Public Radio interview, Warsaw, Poland
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wilkie Fine Arts, Seattle, Washington

1990
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C

1989
University of Western Washington, Bellingham, Washington
University of Toronto, Department of Architecture, Toronto, Ontario

1988
Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Quebec

1987
University of Ottawa, Department of Visual Art, Ottawa, Ontario
University of Victoria, Canada

1986
Office for Ability and Desire, Brussels, Belgium
University of Manitoba, School of Visual Arts, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1985
YYZ Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
University of Victoria, Canada

2000
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta

PREISE UND AUSZEICHNUNGEN / AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

2006
City of Vienna Westpassage Karlsplatz Public Art Competition, Vienna

2005
City of Vancouver National Works Yard Public Art Commission

2003
Distinguished University Professor Award, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Dorothy Someret Award for Distinction in Fine and Performing Arts, Vancouver

2002
Public Art Commission, Region of La Plaiv, Switzerland

2000
On Location: Art for the New Millenium, Public Art
Commission, Vancouver Art Gallery
Killam Award for Outstanding Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

1999
Public Art Commission, State of Siena, Italy
The Garden of Eden, Public Art Commission, National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, The Netherlands

1998
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, New York City
Outstanding Alumni Award, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

NON-ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND SERVICE

Co-curator, Shanghai Modern: 1919 to 1945, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich (catalog)
Associate Curator, 7th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, April through summer 2005 (catalog)
Committee member, Canada Council Advisory Board on Equity in the Arts, 2005
Curator, 14th NorthWest Annual Exhibition, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle Juror, Prix de Rome competition for The Netherlands, Amsterdam, September 2002 to April 2003 (catalog)
Member of the board, Center A: Center for Asian Art, Vancouver, 2002 – 2007
Member of the advisory board, Tokyo Arts Initiative, Tokyo, Japan, 2001 – present
Editor in Chief, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, (Taipei and Vancouver), 2001 – 2005, Board of Advisors, 2005 – present
Organized Window Into Venus, (a conference on art in the midst of social ruin, with Israeli, Palestinian, Cuban, American, Italian and Canadian artists), Centro d’Arte Contemporaneo, Serre Di Rapolano, Italy, 2000
Member of the board, Annie Wong Art Foundation, Hong Kong, 1998 – present
Member, Public Art Committee For the City of Vancouver, 1994 – 1996
Member of the board, OR Gallery, Vancouver, 1992 – 1994
Director and Curator, OR Gallery, Vancouver, 1983 – 1984

LEHRAUFTRÄGE / ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Invited Guest Professor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, 2008 – Present
Graduate Professor, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 2005 – 2007
Professor, Department of Fine Arts, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2000 – 2006; Associate Professor, 1995 – 2000;
Assistant Professor, 1990 – 1995
Guest Professor, China Art Academy, Hangzhou, China, Spring 2000
Professeur Invité, l´Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, October 1996 – June 1997
Professeur Invité, l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, October 1994 – June 1995
Invited Professor, Akademie der Bilden Kunsten, Munich, Germany, Summer Session, May to September 1992
Sessional Instructor, Center for The Arts, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, 1989
Sessional Instructor, Department of Visual Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 1988

Bibliography

PUBLIKATIONEN / PUBLICATIONS

2008
Ultimo Bagagio, Hubert Damisch and Ken Lum, One Star Press, Paris
There was a time, (chapter in forthcoming MIT press book on Art and the Artschool), Ken Lum, MIT Press

2007
Encountering Chen Zhen, Exhibition Catalogue essay, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna

2006
Gentle Indifference: the Art of Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky, Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, ISBN: 1-894699-36-X / 978-1-894699-36-5

2005
Surprising Sharjah, Canadian Art, Vol. 22, Pt. 3, Fall 2005, pages 98 - 103
Contemporary Art within and without Institutions, Siting International Exhibitions: Biennales and the South, Constitution Club, Delhi (conference anthology)
Desire and Nomadicity: the life of the artist, (catalog essay), 7th Sharjah Biennial exhibition catalog, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

2004
Aesthetic Education in Republican China, (catalog essay), Shanghai Modern: 1919 - 1945, (exhibition catalog), Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

2002
Editorial Comment, Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Vol. 1, No. 1, May, pages 4 - 8

2001
There Is No Place like Home, Le Mois de La Photo, Montreal, published by Vox: Centre de Diffusion de la Photographie, September, pages 92 - 97
In Search of Wabi-Sabi, Center For Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan (Artist’s book project), 84 pages
An Interview with Ken Lum, by Cathy Busby, National Gallery of Canada Review,
Special Project Consultant, The Short Century: Post Colonial African Art, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
Of Chinese Contemporary Art and Continued International Engagement, Art & Collection (Taiwan)
Homage a Chen Zhen, Point d´Ironie, Agnes B Boutiques, Paris

2000
Contradiction and Future Synthesis in the Model of the Shanghai Biennale, Art & Collection (Taiwan), 12, No. 99, pages 70 - 71
The Artist as Travelling Minstrel, Art & Collection, 9, No. 96, pages 114 - 117

1999
Canadian Cultural Policy: A Problem of Metaphysics, Inside Out: Reassessing International Cultural Influence Conference, BWA Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland
Window onto Venus Conference Reportage, Centro Civico, Serre di Rapolano, Italy, July 31 - August 8. www.zerynthia.it
Considerations of Race, Sex and Multiple Identities aboard the Raft of the Medusa, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Spring/Summer 1999, No. 10
Shanghai Biennale, Art & Text, No. 65, May-July, pages 88-89
Dak’Art 98, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall/Winter 1998, No. 9, page 71
Blame it on Conceptual Art, La Pala: A non-objectual art virtual magazine, (Mexico)

1998
Dak’Art 98, Art & Text, No. 63, November-January, pages. 89-90
Windows into Germany’s Soul: The Ambivalent Gaze of Photographer Thomas Ruff, National Post, (Canada) Friday, November 20, Arts & Life, pages B6-B7
Review of 6 New Vancouver Modern, Canadian Art, Vol. 15, No. 2, Summer/June, pages 46-51

1997
Beauty, Textuality, and Allusion in Photo-Media Art: Strategies of Canadian Artists as Producers, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia, panel discussion moderated by James L. Gillespie, Vancouver, Canada (November 8)
Opening Remarks and Plenary Speaker: The Parable of the Young Artist, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada (November 6)
Low, William and Lum Ken: "Dialogue with Contemporary Asian Artists", (video discussion) Asia Pacific Arts Festival, Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, October 23
Lemieux, Lyse, and Lum, Ken: "Dialogue on the exhibition of the Gordon Smith Exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery", le Monde a l´Enver, French Radio-Canada (Vancouver), Sunday, October 27
Photography/text pages for catalog Parisien(ne)s, an exhibition sponsored by the Institute of International Visual Arts held at Camden Arts Centre, London, February 7 - March 23

1995
Frisinghelli, Christine, ed., "Ken Lum", Camera Austria, No. 51 - 52, pages 88-98
Zalm, Olivier, and Fleiss, Elein, eds. "Liquid Science Fiction: Interview with William Gibson by Bernard Joisten and Ken Lum, Purple Prose, (Paris), No. 9, Summer, pages 10-16
Perrin, Frank, ed. Bloc Notes, (Paris), No. 8, Winter, pages 58-59
"Ten Widely Played Stories on Local Television and Newspaper in One August Week in Vancouver, Canada 1994", catalog essay for exhibiton by Alexander Timtschenko at Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich, Germany

1994
Brooks, Sharon, and White, Carolyn, eds. "Pull-out poster project", Work, (Toronto), edition 1, Summer: centerfold
Brayer, Marie-Ange, ed. "Byron Nelson Chang", Exposé, (Orléans, France), No. 1, Spring: pages 74-77

1993
Nixon, John, ed. Kerb Your Dog, (Sydney, Australia), No. 13

1992
Imschoot, Uitgevers, publishers, Speculations, Ken Lum, (Gent, Belgium) coordinated by Cornelia Lauf, IL Series of books.

1991
Snodgrass, Susan, ed., "Carnegie Library Project", Whitewalls (Chicago), No. 29, pages 15-21

1988
Public Access. "Untitled Language Paintings, 1987", Public (Toronto), Vol. 1, Winter: pages 44-51

1987
"Advertisements by Artists: Alan Belcher, Ken Lum, Jana Sterbak", C Magazine, Canadian Art, File Megazine, Parachute, Parallelogramme, Parkette, Vanguard, Winter - Spring issues
Ess, Barbara & Branca, Glenn. eds. "Thought Objects", Just Another Asshole, (New York), No. 7, pages 30

1986
General Idea, ed., File Megazine (Toronto), No. 26, December

1984
Lawson, Thomas, ed., Real Life Magazine (New York), No.12, pages 13-14
Legris, Peter, ed. Rubicon (Montreal), No. 3, pages 212-213

1982
Lawson, Thomas, ed., Real Life Magazine, (New York), No. 8, pages 14-15
RT4: City Art Institute Student News, (Sydney, Australia). Cover.

1980
Performance Art, (Los Angeles) 2, June, page 41