MARK SOO CV

EDUCATION
2001 BFA, Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design, Vancouver

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Natalia Hug, Cologne
2014 Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art,
House Is a Feeling, Toronto 2012 Blanket Gallery, Neither Camera Nor Companion, Vancouver
2011 Künstlerhaus Bethanian,
Madame Guillotine, Berlin
2011 Johann König,
Several Circles, Berlin
2010 Western Bridge,
Night and Fog and a Glass of Milk, Seattle
2010 Or Gallery,
Several Circles, Vancouver
2006 Artspeak,
1600 Kelvin, Vancouver

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Center, Fight, Berlin
2014 Natalia Hug,
I’m So Green, Cologne
2014 New Forms Festival, Light:
Illuminating Science and Art, Vancouver
2014 Contribution to
A Poem A Day project, Museum Mu.ZEE in Oostende, organized by Clara Meister and Nico Dockx 2014 Contribution to A Poem A Day project, presented at Festival of Future Nows, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
2013 Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver
2013 Oakville Galleries,
Surface Tension, Toronto
2013 Kamloops Art Gallery
2013 Kunsthalle Kühlungsborn
2013 Macauley & Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
2012 CCA Wattis Institute,
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, San Francisco

(travels to the Detroit Institute for Contemporary Art (2013)
2012 National Gallery of Canada,
Les bâtisseurs: Canadian Biennial, Ottawa 2012 Seventeen Gallery, Tiling, London
2012 Marian Goodman Gallery,
The Devil’s Fidelity, Paris
2012 Lumen International Festival, Staten Island
2012 Blanket Gallery, Cologne
2011 Galerie Micky Schubert,
The Gong Show, Berlin
2011 Or Gallery Berlin,
Science Fiction 15, Berlin
2010 Blanket Gallery, Vancouver
2010 Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University,
The Record, Durham

(travels to Boston Institute of Contemporary Art (2011), Miami Art Museum (2012), Henry Art Gallery (2012) 2010 CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Route 1: R for Replicant, San Francisco
2010 Charles H. Scott Gallery,
After the Gold Rush, Vancouver
2010 Blanket Gallery,
Photogenics, Vancouver
2009 CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts,
Stowaways, San Francisco
2009 Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen,
All That Is Solid Melts Into The Air: The Thing, offsite Mechelen 2009 Galerie Wilfried Lentz, Not Created By A Human Hand, Rotterdam
2009 Vancouver Art Gallery,
How Soon Is Now, Vancouver
2009 Powell Street Festival, Vancouver
2008 Galleria Luisa Strina,
This is Not a Void, Sao Paolo
2008 Western Bridge,
You Complete Me, Seattle
2008 Cohan and Leslie, New York
2008 Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery,
Exponential Future, Vancouver
2007 Vancouver Public Library,
Group Search: Inside the Library, Vancouver
2007 Cohan and Leslie,
Fade Away and Radiate, New York
2006 H Block Gallery at Queensland University of Technology,
The End, Brisbane
2005 Stride Gallery,
Sincerity Overdrive, Calgary
2005 Cornerhouse,
Manchester Letharium, Manchester
2004 Leroy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University,
Connect The Dots, New York
2004 Westspace,
Organization For Cultural Exchange and Disagreement, Melbourne
2004 Western Front,
Organization For Cultural Exchange and Disagreement, Vancouver

RESIDENCIES

2013 Mecklenberg Kulturverein, Mecklenberg Inspiriert, Kühlungsborn 2010 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2004 Banff Centre,
Informal Architecture, Banff

ARTIST TALKS

2014 Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
2011 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2009 Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
2008 Emily Carr institute, Vancouver
2008 Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver 2006 Artspeak, Vancouver

AWARDS
2009 Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2014 Ginerva Gambino, In Every Paddle There is a Wheel, Cologne
2009 Western Front Exhibitions,
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Vancouver (co-curated with Candice Hopkins)
2007 Presentation House Gallery,
Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me, Vancouver
2007 Western Front Performance Art,
Isabell Heimerdinger: Waiting, Acting Waiting, Vancouver
2006 Western Front Exhibitions,
Between Your Hand And My Head (John Baldessari, Joseph Grigely, Dave Muller), Vancouver 2006 Apexart, One Brief Moment (Adam Chodzko, Maria Eichhorn, Elizabeth Price, KEK), New York

CATALOGUES & ARTIST BOOKS

2013 Jens Hoffmann, Julian Myers, When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2013 Jonathan Shaughnessy, Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
2013 Lorna Brown, Derek Simons, Vanessa Kwan,
Group Search: Inside the Library, Other Sights Projects, Vancouver 2011 Federica Buetti, Figures, Grounds, Künstlerhaus Bethanian

2009 Massimiliano Gioni, Laura Hoptman, ed., The Younger Than Jesus Directory, Phaidon Press 2009 Jens Hoffmann, Stowaways, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco
2009 Kathleen Ritter,
How Soon Is Now, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2009 Dieter Roelstraate,
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen 2009 Trevor Schoonmaker, The Record, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham

2008 Scott Watson, Juan Gaitan, Monika Szewczyk, Exponential Future, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
2008 Anthony Kiendl,
Informal Architectures, Plug-In, Winnipeg
2006
Modern Optical Experiments in Typography: Univers Ultra-light Oblique (1968), JRP Ringier, Zurich and Emily Carr Press, Vancouver 2006 Monika Szewczyk, Postcript 23: A Prismatic Thought, Artspeak, Vancouver

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
I’m so Green at Natalia Hug: http://stealmag.com/culture/14166.html
National Gallery of Canada Magazine www.ngcmagazine.ca/exhibitions/dematerialization-of-the-art-gallery

2013
Terence Dick, ‘Kelly Jazvac & Surface Tension At Oakville Galleries’, http://www.akimbo.ca/akimblog/?id=761

2012
Carlos Suarez de Jesus, ‘The Record at MAM delves into vinyl’s revolutionary history’, Miami New Times Susan Saccoccia, ‘A new exhibit at ICA highlights the creative art of vinyl records’, Bay State Banner, Boston Jen Graves, ‘Time Stuff and Love’, TheStranger.com
Jonah Samson, ‘Fusing Photograms’, coolhunting.com
Wes Cameron, ‘Mark Mark Soo Soo Too Too Much Much’, decoymagazine.ca http://www.lestrabiques.com/wordpress/index.php/tag/the-devils-fidelity/
Robert J. Hughes, ‘The Devil’s Fidelity’, artslant.com
‘The Devil’s Fidelity’, The Love Magazine

2011
Tara Smith, Artforum.com Critics Pics, ‘Several Circles’, 02.28.11 Geoff Edgars, ‘On The Record’, The Boston Globe, April 15, 2011 Karen Rosenberg, New York Times, April 17, 2011
Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2011

2010
Derrick Koo, ‘Analogue to Digital’, New Yorker, November 10
Robin Laurence, ‘Mark Soo’s Several Circles a richly layered and compellingly interlocked work of art’, Georgia Straight, November 23 Kevin Griffin, ‘Rhyming ‘Revolutions’, Vancouver Sun, December 14
Kevin Griffin, ‘On English Bay Party Boats and Detroit Techno’, Vancouver Sun, December 14

2009
Leah Sandals, ‘Questions & Artists: West Coast represents!’, National Post, February 18, 2009
Sarah Milroy, ‘Pictures are out – experience is in’, The Globe and Mail, February 14, 2009
Kevin Griffin, ‘Emerging B.C. artists take the spotlight in major group show at VAG’, Vancouver Sun, February 14, 2009, p. D1 Robin Laurence, ‘How Soon Is Now a thrilling mix’, February 12, 2009

2008
Brian Sholis, ‘Distant Relations’, Artforum (March 2008) p. 139
Jens Hoffmann, ‘Future Greats’, ArtReview No. 20
Eli Bornowsky, ‘Exponential Future’, C Magazine no. 98 (Summer 2008) p. 42-4
Christopher Brayshaw, ‘Exponential Future’, Border Crossings v. 27 no. 2 (June 2008) p. 105-7.
Aaron Peck, ‘Exponential Future’, Canadian Art v. 25 no. 2 (Summer 2008), p. 92-3
Michael Harris, ‘Who’s Next: The new generation of local artists’, Visual Art section, Vancouver Magazine, Jan/Feb 2008, pp.20.