Julian Hou
Lives as a guest on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw, Stó:l?, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Soon.tw, Montreal (with Tiziana La Melia) forthcoming
2017 Stupid sun, 8eleven, Toronto, curated by Xenia Benivolski
2017 Milman Parry's Waiting Room Rhapsody, Artspeak, Vancouver curated by Bopha Chay
2015 Help me Remember, L’escalier, Montreal, organized by Lorna Bauer, Jon Knowles, and Vincent Bonin
2014 Window Bended Harmony, CSA Space, Vancouver, curated by Steven Tong
2008 PPPPFFFFFGGGGGHHHH w/ Christian Kliegel, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver

Group Exhibitions

2017 Soot, Unit 17, Vancouver.
2017 Mucking around the beginning and the end, Spare Room, Vancouver
2016 Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2016 Big Toe, Giant Steps, 221A @ Occidental Temporary, Paris, France
2015 Through a Window, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver
2015 Occasional Furniture, The Apartment, Vancouver
2011 Faker than Faux Fur, Access Artist Run Centre, Vancouver

Screenings, Performances, Installations, Commissioned works

2017 A Pair of Blue, commissioned music for performance by Katie Lyle and Shelby Wright, Canadian Art gala
2017 Throwing shade, commissioned by Wllpprs, New Forms Festival, Vancouver
2017 Kamias Triennale, Quezon City
2017 What about the Children? Damien and the Love Guru, Brussels
2017 Fire makes no sound, Things that can Happen, Hong Kong
2017 Chintzware, Capture Festival, Vancouver
2017 Nexus Line, Vancouver Art Gallery c/o 221a
2016 Milman Parry's Waiting Room Rhapsody, The Tent Shop, Duplex, Vancouver
2015 Closeup, The Breakdown, commissioned music for installation by Judy Radul, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston
2015 Strange Relief, The Apartment, Vancouver (event)
2015 Light Soluble Mediums, Organism for Poetic Research, The Picture Show, New York
2014 Lot Potpourri in collaboration with Tiziana La Melia, The Apartment, Vancouver
2013 Continuum Model, commissioned soundtracks for films by Sylvain Sailly, Western Front, Vancouver
2013 Rent Assembly, Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver (screening)
2011 Signal & Noise Festival, VIVO Media Arts, Vancouver, invited by Amy Lynn Kazymerczyk (music)

Curatorial Exhibitions

2015 Aligned with the Curve of Night, Model Projects, Vancouver, co-curated with Tiziana La Melia
2014 The Corruption of Time’s Dust, 221a, Vancouver, curatorial residency

Publications and Bibliography

Vancouver Report: From one body to another, reviewed by Lucien Durey, Canadian Art, Online, October 25, 2017.
Julian Hou: Milman Parry’s Waiting Room Rhapsody, reviewed by Steffanie Ling, CMagazine, Issue 135, Autumn 2017.
Mucking around at the beginning and the end, reviewed by Steffanie Ling, Akimblog, September 2017.
Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2016.
Influence in the air, textsound, Issue 21, 2016
Aligned with the curve of night at Model Projects, Akimblog, September 2015.
Surfing the Margins, The Bartleby Review, September 2015.
John Smith, The Art Book Review, February 2015.
Julian Hou at CSA space and 221a, by Kathryn Rozitis, Issue Magazine Fall 2014.
Don’t Play, exhibition text for Steven Hubert at Sunset Terrace, 2014.
Amphibian Slurps (w/ Tiziana La Melia), Fantasy Art Now, organized by Jay Isaac and Sebastian Frye, Swimmers Group Books, 2014.
Lisa Robertson’s “Thinking Space”, Capilano Review, Spring 2014.
Drive to Siria, Spoox Audiozine, Issue 9, 2013
Interview with Kalib Starnes, Inter/tidal iii, 2010.
Joshua Bartholomew in Conversation with Christian Kliegel and Julian Hou, Woo Magazine, Issue 4, Summer 2010.


2017 Vancouver Mayor's Award