Laurie Kang

b. Toronto, Canada

Lives and works in Toronto, Canada



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

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019  Eidetic Tides, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge

2019  Beolle, Oakville Galleries, Oakville

2018  Channeller, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

2018  Fascia Lines (with Katie Lyle), Projet Pangee, Montreal

2018  A Body Knots, TPW Gallery, Toronto

2018  Blue Ferment (collaboration with Yaniya Lee), The Table, Toronto

2018  255.155.2612 (with Santiago Taccetti), Rupert, Vilnius

2017  In a State of Alterity (with Edit Oderbolz), Painel Gallery, Porto

2017  Line Litter, Franz Kaka, Toronto

2016  Nesticulations (with Martha Tuttle), In Limbo, Brooklyn, NY

2016  Becoming (with Ben Foch), LVL3 Gallery, Chicago

2015  The C is Always Coming, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

2015  Deferring Diffractions, 8-11 Gallery (as a part of Villa Toronto), Toronto
2013  (Untitled), Erin Stump Projects, Toronto


Select Group Exhibitions

2020  Dig Your Own Hole, 291 Ten Eyck, Brooklyn

2020  In Practice: Total Disbelief, Sculpture Center, New York

2020  Other Life-Formings, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga

2019  Material Hiatus, Carl Louie, Los Angeles

2019  If I have a body, Remai Modern, Saskatoon

2019  Gestures of Comfort, Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal

2019  NADA House, (presented by Franz Kaka), Governors Island, New York

2019 Formula 1: A Loud, Low Hum, CUE Art Foundation, New York

2018  Reading, Again, The Jackman Humanities Institute, Toronto

2018  Last Utterance for the Citizen King, Main Street, Toronto

2018  Four Pillars, L’inconnue, Montreal

2017  Built Like a Memory, Tag Team Studio, Bergen, Norway

2017  Commuter's Digest, Main Street, Toronto

2017  How Deep is Your Love? (organized by Jenine Marsh), Cooper Cole, Toronto

2017  Homestead, Carl Louie, London Ontario

2017  Dust is Dancing, Forest City Gallery, London Ontario

2017  The Earth is a Trampled Garden (organized by Bryce Grates), 269 Kosciuszko,    Brooklyn

2017  2nd Kamias Triennial, Quezon City, Philippines

2016  APEC, Ludlow 67, New York

2016  Chroma Lives, organized by Erin Alexa Freedman and Lili Huston-Herterich,    Yorkville Plaza, Toronto

2016  Stoneroses 4 (hosted by Minibar),Vårberg Sweden
2016  Labor Relations (curated by Sylwia Serafinowicz), Wroclaw Contemporary    Museum, Wroclaw

2016  Babble On, collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich,     Rockaway Topless, New York

2016  Comfort Zone, The Loon, Toronto

2016  Shifting Subjecthoods, Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York

2015  The Mouth Holds the Tongue, collaborative exhibition with Nadia Belerique and    Lili Huston-Herterich (curated by Julia Paoli), The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto

2015  Summertime in Paris: Spectiveretro, Parisian Laundry, Montreal

2015  Brain Jail, collaboration with Nadia Belerique and Lili Huston-Herterich, Jr.    Projects, Toronto

2015  Wayward, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver

2015  Five Successive Blows by a Gigantic Fist, CK2 Gallery, Montreal

2014  Cut Fold Rewrite, Feldbuschwiesner, Berlin

2014  Dans Cinquante Ans D'ici, Les Territoires (curated by Niekolaas Johannes     Lekkerkerk) Montreal

2013  Sculpture: Photography as Material Collision, Camera Austria, Graz 
2013  More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), The Power Plant Gallery, Toronto
2013  All of a sudden..., Platform Gallery, Winnipeg
2013  BLOG REBLOG, Signal Gallery, New York

2013  The Kitchen, Soi Fischer, Toronto 
2013  All That Once Was Will Never Be Again, Gallery 295, Vancouver

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


Publications as Author

2018  Jade Windscreen Powder: Sympoietic Tissue Sludge Compostition, collaborative  visual text with Tiziana La Melia, Public Journal

2018  A Body Knots, conversation with Martha Kenney and Daniella Sanader published by            Gallery TPW in conjunction with exhibition

2017  Asteroids & Asterisms, interview with Martha Tuttle and Mariana Garibay Raeke

2017  Guttersnipes, text for Nadia Belerique and Jenine Marsh at Vie D’ange, Montreal

2017  Feministry is Here, text work for exhibition, Mercer Union, Toronto

2016  The Capilano Review, Issue 15, collaborative collage with Tiziana La Melia

2016  Padded Leak, Video project in collaboration with Tiziana La Melia for inaugural issue of MICE Magazine

2015  Murder Mystery, Visual support for collaborative project by Rosa Aiello, Tess Edmonson, Danielle St-Amour, Vienna and New York
2013  Entangles, with text by Tiziana La Melia, published by Colour Code Printing
2014  Untitled (2014), TPW Silver Editions (with Moyra Davey and Public Studio)
2013  33 Circles, Mossless Magazine
2013  Untitled (Document of Untitled), Self-published


2020  Carlos Kong, 'In Practice: Total Disbelief', Flash Art

2020  Magdalyn Asimakis, 'Laurie Kang, Beolle', Art Papers

2020  Dan Adler, 'Laurie Kang at Oakville Galleries', Artforum

2019  Etty Yaniv, 'Formula 1: A Loud, Low Hum at Cue Art Foundation', Artspiel

2019  Thomas Micchelli, 'Escaping the Neo-Conceptualist Bubble', Hyperallergic

2018  Saelan Twerdy, 'Fascia Lines', Canadian Art

2018  Jenine Marsh, 'A Body Knots', Peripheral Review

2018  Casey Mecija, ‘A Body Knots’, CBC Arts

2018  Zeenat Nagree, ‘Critics Pick’,

2018  Nathalie Agonstini, ‘Four Pillars’, Anniversary Magazine

2018  Olivia Whittick, ‘Four Pillars’, The Editorial Magazine

2018  James D. Campbell, ‘Four Pillars’, Whitehot Magazine

2018  Alex Bowron, ‘How Deep is Your Love?’, Esse

2017  Brittany Sheppard, ‘In the Studio with Laurie Kang’ Canadian Art online

2017  Darby Milbrath, ‘Line Litter’, The Editorial Magazine

2017  Murray White, ‘At the galleries: of tanks, transparency and women,’ Toronto Star

2015  Shelby Fenlon, ‘Laurie Kang: Deferring Diffractions', CMagazine Issue 127

2015  Yaniya Lee, ‘Neither/Nor: Laurie Kang’s Life Fragments’, Adult Mag
2015  Alex Bowron, ‘The Contemporary Erotics of Laurie Kang’, Momus
2015  Jess Carroll, ‘In the Studio: Laurie Kang’, The Editorial Magazine

2013  Lisa Kehler, ‘All of a sudden…', Akimbo
2013  Sky Gooden, ‘The Kitchen’, Blouin Artinfo Canada
2013  Amy Fung, ‘All That Once Was Will Never Be Again’, Akimbo


2018  Rupert Residency, Vilnius, Lithuania

2017  Aldea Residency (as selected by Curatron), Bergen, Norway

2017  BRiC: Year 2067, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff

2016  Interstate Projects Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

2014  Amia Prize Residency with Elad Lassry, The Art Gallery of Ontario,
2013  Soi Fischer Thematic Residency with Artie Vierkant, Toronto Island
2010  Sparkbox Studio, Awarded residency, Picton, Ontario, June


Awards & Grants

2017  Research and Creation Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2016  Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2016  Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2015  Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2015  Artist Prize Finalist, The Toronto Friends of Visual Artists

2013  Emerging Visual Artist Grant, Toronto Arts Council
2012  Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography, Canada Council for the Arts
2012  Visual Artists Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2012  Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council
2012  Exhibition Assistance Grant, OAC
2011  Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
2011  National and International Residency Grant, OAC
2011  Exhibition Assistance Grant, OAC
2010  Access and Career Development Grant, OAC

All images and content copyright Franz Kaka Gallery