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VIVIAN CHAN

b. 1983 in Vancouver, Canada; lives and works in Vancouver and Berlin

Education

  • 2017 - present  MFA, Universität der Kunst, Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 - 2011  MFA, Konstfack University College of Arts Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2005 - 2007  BFA, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2003 - 2005  Fine Arts Diploma, Langara College, Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016  Der rote Faden, Outside Pluto, Berlin, Germany 
  • 2014  Dead White Men, Miejski Ośrodek Sztuki, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • 2013  Chan’s Cabinet of Curiosities, Art in Unexpected Places, Richmond, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017  Let Me In, Performance Festival, Berlin, Germany
  • 2017  The Other Way Around, Institut für Alles mögliche, Berlin, Germany
  • 2017  Keramikfrühling Velten, Velten, Germany
  • 2016  Expo86: An Unofficial History, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2016  archiMEDIAL, WEYDE3, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016  Chouftouhonna Festival, Centre culturel Mad'art Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 2015  12. Fachtag „Ich bin dabei! Partizipation in Treptow-Köpenick“, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015  51st International Ceramic and Sculpture Symposium, Bolesławiec, Poland
  • 2015  The Self, James Gallery, Hamilton, Canada
  • 2015  Artspin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015  Zentralstation, Rathenau Halle, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015  Kunst am Spreeknie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014  Art in Unexpected Places, Richmond City Hall, Richmond, Canada
  • 2014  Kunst am Spreeknie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014  Arbeitsplätze, Schalter Raum, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014  Macht Geld!, Schalter Raum, Berlin, Germany
  • 2013  perFORM. Performance in der Stadt: antiform, Königswinter, Germany
  • 2012  Chan’s Window of Curiosities, Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2012  Last of Summer, Zukunft, Berlin, Germany
  • 2011  Spring Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011  Line by Line, Luma Park in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011  Collaborative Performances, Premiss, Bergen, Norway
  • 2010  Empire of Dirt, Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Eskilstuna, Sweden
  • 2010  Smog Performance Festival, Galeria Sektor I, Katowice, Poland
  • 2010  Dirty Date, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007  Emily Carr Institute 2007 Grad Show, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2006  Rituals, Media Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2005  Student Exhibition, Langara College, Vancouver, Canada

Projects and Freelance Work

  • 2015  Die Geschichte einer Banana, lecturer, Rathaus Treptow, Berlin, Germany
  • 2013  Banana Craft, lecturer, Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond, Canada 
  • 2013  Galerie Michael Janssen, gallery assistant, Berlin, Germany
  • 2010  Dirty Date, curator, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010  The Scandinavian Bubble, lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland
  • 2007  Transitions, curator, The Stairwell Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2005  Blanket Contemporary Art Inc., gallery assistant, Vancouver, Canada

Bibliography/Publications

  • 2016  Catalogue Chouftouhonna Festival international d’Art Féministe de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
  • 2015  Artystki z pleneru irytowały i fascynowały bolesławian       http://istotne.pl/boleslawiec/wiadomosc/CdF/artystki-z-pleneru-irytowaly-i-fascynowaly-boleslawian, Aug 26 2015
  • 2015  Must-Sees This Week: July 9 to 15, 2015. Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
  • 2013  Oschmann, Roswitha. Der Verein “antiform” organisierte Performance-Aktionen.         General Anzeiger, Bonn, Deutschland.  August 11 2013
  • 2013  Cheng, Eva. (Art in unexpected places selected). 入選藝術在意想不到的地方計劃兩華裔獲撥款列市展公共藝術 Ming Pao Daily News, Vancouver,Canada. Feb 24 2013
  • 2012  Katalog- Issue 7: Gemini Performance Alter Egos. Central Canadian Center for Performance. Editor jaymez, Canada
  • 2010  Nordlung-Hessler, Tita. En samling nya berättelser. Eskilstuna-Kuriren, Eskilstuna, Sweden. Nov 4 2010
  • 2009  Tracing the Borders. Editors Olivia Bailey, Sally Mumby-Croft, Sarah Walters, England
  • 2007  Emily Carr Institute Undergraduate Exhibition Catalogue 2007, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2005  Art This... Art That. Langara College Grad Catalogue, Vancouver, Canada

Grants

  • 2011  Graduation scholarship from Konstfack University College of Arts Crafts and Design
  • 2010  Scholarship from the Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs Stipendiestiftelse
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