David Hanes

b, 1987

Living and working in Berlin, Germany & Toronto, Canada

Rep: Canada, Birch Contemporary

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2013 OCAD University, Toronto

2011 Kansas City Art Institute 


Selected Solo:

2018 “TBA”, Open Forum, Berlin, Germany (forthcoming)

“Lossless”, Pylon Lab, Dresden, Germany (forthcoming)

2017 Sophia”, Ultrastudio, Pescara, Italy

2016 softshare”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto

psycho.gif”, Cosmos Carl, Online, curator:

2014 Aware”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto

Selected Joint Exhibitions: 

2017 David Hanes, Marius Glauer”, Heit, Berlin (with Marius Glauer), curator: Clara Brender 

2016 Record Material”, Passatge Studios, Barcelona (with Nuria Fuster), curator: Àngels Miralda


Selected Group Exhibitions:


2016 TenderPixels.CorruptedFiles”, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, curator: Rebecca Travis

Accumulate Content”, Chalton Gallery Online, London & The Internet

In a Good Shape”, Schwarzwaldallee, Basel, curator: Sébastien Peter

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

2012 New Insularity” - The Internet, curator: Jennifer Chan



2016 Art-Athina”, Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece, curator: Scott McGovern 

2015 SHOW.15: Biennial”, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON, curator: 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




2018 (SCANDALE Project), Winter

SCAN 2018, (Hold Residency), Winter (Tzvetnik), Winter

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:

2018 “Sophie Yerly” - francisverein, Berlin (forthcoming)

“Matthew Cangiano” - francisverein, Berlin (forthcoming)

“David Prytz” - francisverein, Berlin (forthcoming)

2017 “Nina Kettiger: How many footsteps to create a path?” - francisverein, Berlin 

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