Ken Lum



geboren / born 1956 in Vancouver, Canada


Scotiabank Photography Award

Mellon Award to Monument Lab
Government of Canada Governor-General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts

Gershon Iskowitz Prize 2019, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

Knight Prototype Fund (For Monument Lab), Knight Foundation
Surdna Foundation Grant
Pew Fellowship, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

Officer of the Order of Canada

Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Finalist. 4601 Market Street, Public Safety Services Campus Project, Philadelphia
Kings Crossing, Vancouver, B.C.

Monument Lab, Pew Arts and Heritage Grant awarded to team of Will Brown, Paul Farber and Ken Lum

Fellow, Penn Institute for Urban Research
Canadian Campaign in Italy WWII Memorial, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, Toronto
Concord Park Development Project, Toronto, Canada
Marine Gateway Development Project, Vancouver, Canada
Artist member of Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant engineering team, Vancouver, Canada

Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis, Missouri

Loeb Fellowship Harvard University (declined by the artist due to scheduling problems)
City of Torun (Poland) Artist Achievement Award

570 Bay Street Public Art
Utrecht, Nieuw Welgelegen Public Art Competition, Utrecht, The Netherlands,
City of Edmonton Walterdale Replacement Bridge Design Team

Monument to East Vancouver, Mapping and Marking Public Art Commission, City of Vancouver

Hnatynshyn Foundation Visual Arts Award

City of Vienna Westpassage Karlsplatz Public Art Competition Vienna, Austria

City of Vancouver National Works Yard Public Art Commission

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

Public Art Commission, La Plaiv, Engedines, Switzerland

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

Public Art Commission, State of Siena, Italy
The Garden of Eden, Public Art Commission), National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, The Netherlands
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, New York City


The Image Centre, Toronto, Canada. (upcoming)
"Christine Tien Wang & Ken Lum: What am I doing here?", Galerie Nagel Draxler Berlin, Germany.

Royale Projects, Los Angeles.

Magenta Plains Gallery, New York.
"Death and Furniture", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

"Time. And Again.", Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium.
Sculpture International Rotterdam at Kruisplein, The Netherlands.

"What's old is old for a dog", The Wattis Institute, San Francisco.
"Necrology", Royale Projects, Los Angeles.

Royale Projects at Expo Chicago, Chicago.
Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario.

L.A. Galerie (Lothar Albrecht), Frankfurt.
Richard Rhodes Dupont Projects, Toronto.
Window, Artspace, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
BASE/Progetti per l’arte, Florence, Italy
"Necrology", Base Progetti per l’Arte, Firenze.
"Espacios Revalados/Changing Places: Torres de tajamar", Siemens Stiftung/Chilean Cultural Council for the Arts, Santiago, Chile.

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.

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

Galerie Marc Jancou, New York.

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.

Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo.
"Ken Lum", Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.

Vancouver Art Gallery/Offsite, Vancouver.

Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, January 12 - February 17

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

World Portraits, OR Gallery, Vancouver, October 3 - 15

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

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

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

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



"Knock Knock Art, Humour and Meaning", Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, B.C.
"Another Beautiful Country, Moving Images by Chinese American Artists", USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA.

"Layers of Perception: The Pictures Generation and Beyond", Shin Gallery, New York City, NY.
40 years of the FRAC! Gunaikeîon, Frac Île-de-France, les Réserves & Fondation Fiminco, Romainville, France.
"Songs for Ritual and Remembrance"Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

"True Pictures: Contemporary Photography from Canada and the USA", Museum der Moderne – Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria.
"Working Thought"Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

"Individuals, Networks, Expressions", M+ Museum, Hong Kong.
"Friends and Family", Magenta Plains, New York.
"True Pictures: Contemporary Photography from Canada and the USA", Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany.
"Children Power", FRAC Ile-de-France, Chateau de Rentilly, Bussy St Martin, France.
"Off the Charts", Royale Projects. Los Angeles.
"Pictures and Promises", Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada.

"Thought. Outside". The Western Front, Vancouver, Canada.
"Lost in America", Der Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany.
"Alles Echt!", Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland.
"Next Year’s Country", Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada.

"Tell me about yesterday tomorrow", Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, Munich, November 28, 2019 – August 30, 2020
"Form, Class & Beauty", Galerie Klemm’s Berlin, September 13 – October 26
"Collection(s)", Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland, May 19 – August 9
"Photography in Canada: 1960 – 2000", Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario, May 3 – September 8
"Views from the Collection: The Street", Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, April 19 – November 17
"On Melly Shum", Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, April 7 – January 5, 2020.
"Displacement", Vancouver Art Gallery, March 9 – June 9
"Come Together", Royale Projects, Los Angeles, January 13 –
"Schengen Baroque Pasolini", Church of San Paolo Converso, Milan, Italy, January 10 – February 16

"Days of Reading", Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
"The 80s Image", Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
"International Dumpling Festival", Nuit Blanche, Toronto.
"L", Fonds régional d’art contemporain, Ile-de-France, Le Chateau Rentilly.
"High Life: John Knight, Ken Lum, Gianni Pettena, Cameron Rowland, Superstudio, Sergio Zevallos", Converso Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italy.
"Serpentine Path", Terminal Creek Contemporary, Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada.
"Readymades Belong to Everyone", Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York.
"Then and Now", Art Asian Initiative, Philadelphia.
"Note to Self", Royale Projects, Los Angeles.
"Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
"Photography in Canada: 1960 – 2000", The Rooms, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

"Sites of Assembly", Walter C. Koerner Library, University of British Columbia.
"Transcending Signs: Ken Lum and Panchal Mansaram", Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario.
"150 Years/150 Artworks: Art in Canada as a Historical Act", Galerie UQAM, Montreal.
"Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists", Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York.
"Coquitlam, Canada", Art Gallery at Evergreen, Coquitlam, BC.
"Art School High", Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Vancouver, BC.
"The Carpet Kartell", Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York City.
"Photography in Canada: 1960 – 2000", National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
"Oh…", Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna.

"Construction_Reflection: Works from the Collection Gertraud & Dieter Bogner at Mumok", Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna.
"Behold the Man: 100 years, 100 faces", Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands.
"Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists", Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland.
"Past/Present/Future", Grand Rapids Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
"Staff", Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery, Philadelphia.
"Do you, Ms Jones?", Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia.
"Were it as if", Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
"Portraits d’espace: David Coste, Axel Hütte, Ken Lum, Sophie Ristelhueber", Galerie Porte 10 CHU – Hôpitaux de Rouen, Rouen, France.
"Objects May Appear: Lustre and the Monochrome in Contemporary Art", Royale Projects: Palm Desert.
"Masterworks from the Audain Art Museum", Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC, Canada.
"Hello my name is… Los Angeles", Royale Projects: Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

"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.

"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

"Neue Ware", Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne.

"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.

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.

"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.

"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.

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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,

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

(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

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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


Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Helga de Alvear Collection, Madrid
Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
Lilac Milne, Vancouver
FRAC Nord Pas de Calais, Dunkirk, France
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Campostela, Spain
FRAC Haute Normandie, Rouen
BMO Collection, Toronto
Arco Foundation Collection Madrid
M+ Museum of Visual Culture, Hong Kong
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Fundación AMMA Amparo y Manuel, Mexico City
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Joanneumsviertel Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
Vancouver Art Gallery
Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Walter A Bechtler Foundation, Zurich
Museum Boijmans van-Beuningen, Rotterdam
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal
Daniel Friedman, Winnipeg
Elaine Cohen Collection, New York
Ralph Wernicke Collection, Berlin
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
Pierre Huber Collection, Geneva
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo De Huarte, Navarro, Spain
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis
Long March Space, Beijing
FRAC Ile de France, le Plateau, Paris
Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
Drake Hotel Permanent Collection, Toronto
Annie Wong Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Collection of Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa
RBC Collection, Toronto
Anders Pilm Collection, London
Collection of Musee Municipal, La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Paul Bain, Toronto
DZ Bank Collection, Frankfurt
Schulich School of Business Collection, York University, Toronto
City of Utrecht Collection, The Netherlands
Vienna Secession, Vienna
Joanne Cohen, Cleveland
Klaus Nordenhake, Berlin
Eleanor and Francis Shen, San Francisco
Joe Friday, Ottawa
Sandra Antelo-Suarez, New York
Remai Modern, Saskatoon
David Knaus, Palm Springs
Wiener Linien, Vienna
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Tim Newton, Milford, CT
Collection of Hart House at the University of Toronto, Toronto
Helen and Morris Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
Paris Bar, Berlin
Belinda Stronach Collection, Toronto
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
Gerd Metzdorff, Vancouver
District of North Vancouver’s Public Art Collection
Ann and Marshall Webb, Toronto
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, Canada
Private Collection, New York
Private Collection, Stockholm
Private Collection, Vancouver
Private Collection, Chicago
Private Collection, London
Private Collection Vienna
Private Collection, Beijing
Private Collection, Toronto



Marilyn J Taylor Penn Presidential Professor, University of Pennsylvania 2019 – present
Penn Humanities+Urban+Design Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 2017 to present
Professor, Chair of Fine Arts, Stuart Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, 2016 – present
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Fine Arts, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2012 – 2016
Rijksademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, 2010 – 2011
Low Residence Program MFA Professor, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, 2010, 2011
Master Class Professor, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, 2009, 2010, 2012
Graduate Advisor, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, 2009, 2010
Invited Guest Professor, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, Summer 2009
Invited Guest Professor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, 2007 – 2008
Graduate Professor, Milton Avery School of the Arts, 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

Writings by the Artist

Emptiness is the Nature of All Things: The Paintings of Brenda Draney, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto.

Letter to My Mother, an essay published in Best! Letters from Asian Americans.
Everything is Relevant: Writings on Art and Life, 1991 – 2018. Concordia University Press, Montreal. 340 pages.

Revisiting 1984 China. I contributed an essay to the book Beautiful China, published by L/A (Landscape/Architecture) magazine. The book was censored by the Chinese government and remains unpublished.
Necrology Series, “Language and Art” issue, Border Crossings, Issue 149, Volume 38, Number 1, April-May 2019, pages 73 – 77.

On Monument Lab,, Winter 2018 Issue, January 26, 2018

Monument Lab: Memorializing Philadelphia as a Place of Crisis and Boundless Hope. lab-memorializing-philadelphia

The Other in the Carpet. Catalogue essay for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland exhibition: “Carpets by Artists”
Living in America: The differences in the Canadian and American Art Scenes, Canadian Art, Winter, 2016

Some Reflections on Urban Public Art Today. Urban Link Penn IUR on-line magazine art-today

From Chalk Circle to Full Circle: The Art of Ian Wilson. Dia Art Foundation, New York City.
Looking Up: Art and the Image, M+ Museum of Visual Culture Publications, texts from M+ Matters: ARTWORKDOCUMENTATION symposium, Hong Kong.
Canadian Identity Debates are Broken. Let’s Fix them. Canadian Art, May 9,

Past & Present, Art & Labour Meet, Canadian Art, December 4,
The City of Brotherly Love, Canadian Art, August 5,

W/Here: Contesting Knowledge in the 21st Century, European League of Institutes of the Arts Annual Symposium, Vancouver

Yishu, Archives and China-West exchanges in museology to date, CIMAM: The International Council of Museums, Barcelona, Spain
Melly Shum hates her job, but not the Witte de With, Witte de With Press, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (catalog essay for the 20th anniversary of the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art

Dear Steven, (chapter essay) Art School: Propositions for the 21st Century, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ed: Steven Henry Madoff
To Say or Not to Say: Art and the Real, Emily Carr University Press, Vancouver. Ed: Sadira Rodrigues and Melanie O’Brian
The Art of Liu Wei, In Production Mode: Contemporary Art in China, Timezone 8 Books, Beijing Ed: Pauline Yao

Ultimo Bagagio, Hubert Damisch and Ken Lum, One Star Press, Paris

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

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

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

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

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

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, Vol. 2, 89 – 104
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
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

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.
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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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