David Hanes

b, 1987

Living and working in Berlin, Germany & Toronto, Canada

Rep: Canada, Birch Contemporary

Contact: &




2013 OCAD University, Toronto

2011 Kansas City Art Institute 


Selected Solo:


2016 softshare”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto

psycho.gif”, Cosmos Carl, Online, Curated by

2014 Aware”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto

Selected Joint Exhibitions: 

2017 David Hanes, Marius Glauer”, Heit, Berlin (with Marius Glauer), Curated by Clara Brender 

2016 Record Material”, Passatge Studios, Barcelona (with Nuria Fuster), Curated by Àngels Miralda

2014 Are We Friends Yet?”, Intimate, Berlin (with Mitchell Bridges), curated by Nina Kettiger


Selected Group Exhibitions:


2016 TenderPixels.CorruptedFiles”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, curated by Rebecca Travis

Accumulate Content”, Chalton Gallery Online, London & The Internet, Curated by Àngels Miralda 

In a Good Shape”, Schwarzwaldalle, Basel, curated by Sébastien Peter 

2014 Pics or it didn’t happen”, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, curated by Sarah Friend

2013 "More Than Two (Let It Make Itself)", Power Plant, Toronto, Curated by Micah Lexier 

2012 New Insularity” - The Internet, Curated by Jennifer Chan

2011 "QR/ART” - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR & The Internet, Curated by Krystal South   



2016 Art-Athina”, Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece, Curated by Scott McGovern 

2015 SHOW.15: Biennial”, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON, Curated by Iga Janik 

2014 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, w/ Birch Contemporary




2014 TD Bank Art Collection 

2013 Seneca College Art Collection


Awards / Grants:


2015 Toronto Arts Council

2013 William F. White Prize




2017 Augmented Photography (Maxime Guyon), Winter 

2016 (Daily Lazy), Winter (Boarder Crossing), Fall (Canadian Art), Fall (Alice Pelot), Summer (Canadian Art), Summer

Art Collection Seneca @York. (Michael Maynard). Spring (Moritz Gramming), Winter

2015 Sleek: The Visual Contemporary (Penny Victoria Rafferty), Winter

i like this art: contemporary art blog ((Penny Victoria Rafferty), Winter (Sophie Yerly), Spring

Printed_Web_3 (Paul Soulellis), Spring

Printed_Web_3_JPG 2000 (Paul Soulellis), Spring (Paddy Johnson), Spring

2014 (Johnny Magdaleno), fall (Sarina Meuleman), Fall   (Por Thvnder), Summer (Jennifer Chan), Spring (Sophie Yerly), Spring

Canadian Art (Bill Clarke), Spring

2012 Tourist Magazine Daily (Sanna Helena Berger), Fall

Disturber Magazine (Tatiana Leshkina), Spring


Selected Curatorial/Programming Projects:

2017 “Nina Kettiger” - francisverein, Berlin & The Internet (forthcoming) 

2015 “Safety Net” - Later Gallery w/ Intimate Projects @ Erratum Gallery, Berlin & The Internet

2014 “Life’s Gewd” - Later Gallery, Toronto & The Internet

2013 "An Illuminated iDentity" - XPACE, Toronto

2012 “REALCORE: Jennifer Chan” - VSVSVS*, Toronto