CV Oliver Husain

*1969 in Frankfurt (DE)

1990-1991 Fine Arts at University of Baroda, Gujarat (IN)

1992–1994 MFA , Prof. Diedrich Diederichsen and Constanze Ruhm Film at HfG Offenbach (DE)

1994–1998 Media Art at HfG Offenbach (DE)

lives and works in Toronto (CA)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2016

“Isla Santa Maria 3D”, Gallery TPW, Toronto (CA)

“you are the gracious toe-twirled stumbler”, Clages, Cologne (DE)

2015

“beside the point”, Gallery Susan Hobbs, Toronto (CA)

2013

“Pandy Ramada’s Bendable Displex”, Gallery TPW R&D, Toronto (CA)

“Gebimsel”, Gallery Susan Hobbs, Toronto (CA)

“C-Value”, Republic Gallery, Vancouver (CA)

 

GROUP SHOWS (SELECTED)

2017

“The Stars Down to Earth”, Forum Expanded Exhibitions, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (DE)

2016

Images Festival, Ontario Place (CA)

“Theatre Theatre”, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam (CA)

“curated by_Cosima von Bonin: Enough Romance. Lets Fuck”, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna (AT)

“form follows fiction”, Art Museum at UofT, Toronto (CA)

“Putting Rehearsals to the Test”, VOX, Montreal (CA)

2015

“Depth of Perception”, Oakville Galleries, Oakville (CA)

“Architecture by Artists”, 221A, Vancouver (CA)

2014

“An Architecture of Performance”, vtape, Toronto (CA)

“Monitoring”, Dokfest, Kassel (DE)

2013

“Spectacular Sangeet”, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey (CA)

“Qual und Wahl”, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (DE)

“Eastern Promises”, MAK Vienna, Vienna (AT)

“Echo Release”, NKV Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (DE)

“Simple Present, Future Anterior”, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto (CA)

2012

“Avalon”, OCADU on site, Toronto (CA)

“Inside Out and From The Ground Up”, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland (US)

Lichter Art Award”, Lichter Film Festival, Turmpalast, Frankfurt (DE)

 

SOLO SCREENINGS/ RETROSPECTIVES (SELECTED)

2015

pleasuredome, Toronto (CA)

2014

Gallery SKE, New Delhi (IN)

2011

Experimenta Festival, Bangalore (IN)

 

AWARDS / GRANTS

2014

Production Grant Toronto Arts Council

Exhibition Assistance Grant Ontario Arts Council

2012

Best Film German Competition, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (“Item Number”)

Lichter Art Award, Frankfurt (“Dear What’s Your Face”)

2009

Images Festival, local artist award (“Mount Shasta”)

2006

Kunstfonds artist grant

Urban Film Festival Award, Teheran (“Swivel”)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Chhangur, E.; White, I. & Yang, C.H. (2012). Oliver Husain: Spoiler Alert. New York: Art Gallery of York University.

“Q” – Text by Vanessa Joan Müller. Design Antonia Henschel, sign. Frankfurt 2003

“Salon Ö Magazin” Catalogue with Claus Richter, Frankfurt: Forum Fraspa, 2001