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2016JD candidate Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2004MFA School of Arts, University of California, Irvine
Critical Theory Emphasis School of Humanities, UC Irvine
2000BFA Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver
1999 Hong Ik University, Seoul
1998 Cooper Union, New York City
1991DDS Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto
1987BSc Psychology (Honours), University of Toronto, Toronto



2014NYU Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library Collection, New York University, NYC
2006-2015British Columbia Arts Council Visual Arts Project Development Awards, BC, Canada
2007-2009Canada Council Inter-Arts Creation/Production Grants, Canada
2010SymbioticA Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts Residency, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
2007Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art Award, New York, USA
2004Distinguished Master’s Thesis Nominee for the University of California, Irvine,
Master’s Thesis Writing Competition, Western Association of Graduate Schools, USA
2004Most Promising Future Faculty Award, School of the Arts, UC Irvine, USA
2001-2003UC Irvine Chancellor’s Full Tuition Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, USA

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2016The tank, the poem, and the uniform , Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver
2014Wrong Places, A Space Gallery, Toronto
2012Amelogenesis Imperfecta (How deep is the skin of teeth), grunt gallery, Vancouver
2012Beautox Me, CSA Space, Vancouver
2012A Measure of War (Je me souviens), articule, Montréal
2008How to Feed A Piano, Centre A, Vancouver
2007M. Butterfly (after Shigeko Kubota), Franklin Furnace Archive, Tisch School of Art, NYU, New York City
2007Phalogocentrix, Fado Performance, Inc., Music Gallery, Toronto
2006Mediamorphosis, Western Front, Vancouver
2006Bleeding Book, Latitude 53, Edmonton
2005Oral - Fecal, grunt gallery, Vancouver
2004Linea Lingua, Room Gallery, Irvine



2016The secret encounters of Kusama Khalthoum, Oqbo: Space for Image-Word-Sound, Berlin
2016The Library Project (collaboration with Margaret Dragu), Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
2016Emergent Ecologies, Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn, NY
2016COSMOS, Project Daejeon, Daejeon, S. Korea
2015El Tanquetazo de Mariposa, FUSE, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2014Bajo Presión, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Universidad de Chile, Santiago
2014Performing Utopias, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2014Thru the Trapdoor, On Main Gallery, Vancouver
2013Toxicity, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg
2013Immortality, Subtle Technologies, Toronto
2012TRANSMUTED Performance Art Festival, Museo Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
2012RAW DATA – Artistic Transformation, Goethe Satellite, Vancouver
2012Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, , Vancouver
2010Let’s Twist Again, Centre A, Vancouver
2010direct 2 documentation, 7a*11d, Toronto
2009Welcome to the Dollhouse, TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary
2008Animal Magnetism, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2008Nomads : Body and City, Second International Biennial DEFORMES, Santiago, Chile
2008Manifestation :: Agitation, Western Front, Vancouver
2008Visualeyez, Latitude 53, Edmonton
2008Grotesques, A Space, Toronto
2008Manifestation :: Agitation, The Western Front, Vancouver
2007Exquisite Crisis & Encounters, 7th Floor Gallery, A/P/A Institute, NYU, New York City
2007Faculty Exhibition, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver
2007Ricochet, Gallery of BC Ceramics, (collaboration with Jeremy Hatch), Vancouver
2007The Performed Object: Against A Pathetic Fallacy, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver
2007Aggregate Set, LES Gallery, Vancouver
2007Performing Identities/ Crossing Borders, Centre for Innovation in Culture and Arts in Canada, Nicosia, Cyprus
2006Deformes Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
2006Slits 2, Western Front, Vancouver
2006Glossolalia, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
2005Irrational Exhibits 4, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
2005Free For All, Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo
2004Contemporary Diaspora Art, Tokyo Keizai University, Tokyo
2004Work and Play, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond BC
2004Irrational Exhibits 3, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
2004Supersonic, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
2003Art Church, Womans’ Building, Los Angeles
2003Happy Beautiful Desirable , Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
2003Life by Design: Everyday Digital Culture, Beall Center for Art & Technology, Irvine
2003Two Hundred Dollars, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles
2003Irrational Exhibits 2, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
2002The ME Project, Mediate Online, San Francisco
2002Generica, University Art Gallery,UCI, Irvine

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2016University of British Columbia Belkin Gallery, Vancouver. Art and Medicine: Rounding at the Belkin. Panelist.
2016Simon Fraser University Audain Gallery, Vancouver. Art and the Pacific Rim: Legacies of War. Panelist.
2016Malaspina Printmakers, The poems (with Dina Al-Kassim), Vancouver
2015University of British Columbia Okanagan, Vancouver. February 2015. Visiting artist talk.
2014University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Performing Utopias Conference. March, 2014. Artist talk + performance.
2013Ryerson University, Toronto. “Two Sticks of Reality.”June 9, 2013. Artist talk.
2012La Esmeralda – Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado, Mexico City. “Bio Arte” April 26, 2012. Lecture.
2011Ontario College of Art + Design University, Toronto. “Cornering Performativity.”Jan.27, 2011. Lecture.
2011Thompson Rivers University, Vancouver. Mar.23, 2011. Artist talk.
2010Concordia University, Montreal.“Wrong Places / Spaces / Sites.” Oct. 21, 2010. Lecture.
2010University of Western Australia, Vancouver, Australia. “Body / Art / Bioethics” Symposium. Aug.6, 2010. Panelist.
2010SymbioticA Centre for Excellence in Biological Art, Vancouver, Australia. “Strategic Optimism”. May 21, 2010. Lecture.
2009Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont. “Site + Locational Identity.” July 30, 2009. Lecture.
2009North Island College, Courtenay, Visiting Artist Lecture Series. March 12, 2009. Artist talk.
2009West Coast Line, ANZA Club, Vancouver, Publication Launch (Issue #59). Feb. 19, 2009. Artist talk.
2008Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver. Foundation Forum. Sept. 22, 2008. Artist talk.
2008Access Gallery, Vancouver. “Animot: Poetics of Inter-Species Relations.” Curator’s presentation.
2007A Space Gallery, Toronto. “Politics of Representation/Representation of Politics,” Oct.13, 2007. Presentation.
2007Knitting Circle/Video In, Vancouver, April 10, 2007. Artist talk.
2007Thompson River University, Performing Identity/Crossing Borders, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 5.Panelist.
2006Latitude 53, Edmonton, June 24, 2006. Artist talk.
2006Alternator Gallery, Vancouver, March 4, 2006. Artist talk.
2005Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, May 10, 2005. Artist talk.
2005Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, Vancouver, Foundation Lecture Series. Feb. 7, 2005. Artist talk.
2004Tokyo Keizai University, Tokyo, “Contemporary Diaspora Art.” Nov.27-28, Artist talk/ Panelist.
2004UCI Visual Studies Conference, Irvine, “Ends of Violence: Detonations of Vision.” Mar.13, 2004.
2003Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, “Grad Panel at Otis.” Nov.18, 2003, Artist talk.
2003Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, “Happy Artist’s Talk.” June 13, 2003, Artist talk.
2002Gwangju Biennale: “There., Gwangju, Korea, May 23-25, 2002, Panel respondent.

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2016Dina Al-Kassim, Malaspina Printmakers, Exhibition essay “The tank, the poem, and the uniform.
2014Ashley Johnson, Canadian Art, “David Khang‘s Wrong Places Does Political Art Right.” June 12, 2014.
2014Steven Cochrane, Winnipeg Free Press, “Weird Science.” Exhibition review. Thursday Jan. 9th.
2013Christine Kim, Interventions - International Journal of Postcolonial Studies.
Intimating Asias, Postcolonial Possibilities, and the Art of David Khang.” Volume 15, Issue 1, pp.24-36.
2013Koenig, Schild & Hufschmid (eds.)RAW DATA. Artistic Transformation: An interdisciplinary dialogue between art and physics.
Goethe-Institute in cooperation with TRIUMF, Emily Carr University and Revised Projects, Vancouver.
2012Ashley McLellan, Canadian Art, “Sound Waves, Microscopes Bring Science-Fair Feel to Grunt Gallery.” October 4, 2012.
2012KJ Baysa, grunt gallery,“Mashup Destinies.” Exhibition essay.
2012Robin Laurence, Georgia Straight, “David Khang bridges the gap between science and art.” Sept.13, 2012.
2010Toni Sant, Franklin Furnace & the Spirit of the Avant-Garde: A History of the Future,
The University of Chicago Press, 2010
2008 Candice Hopkins, Centre A Exhibition Catalogue, “On Gesture and Becoming Animal”, May 2008.
2008 Larissa Lai, Centre A Exhibition Catalogue, “Butterfly Prostheses and the Reproductive Mouth”, May 2008.
2007 Rinaldo Walcott, Fado Performance Inc., “Intimate Distances.” , May, 2007.
2006 Joanne Bristol, FRONT Magazine, “Mediamorphosis." September, 2006.
2006 Ashok Mathur, Latitude 53 Exhibition brochure, "The Problemed Body." June 23, 2006.
2006 Fish Grikowsky, Edmonton Sun, “Art buffet with the works.” June 24, 2006.
2006 Nick Rockel, Georgia Straight, “Pain joins artists to audience.” February 23, 2006.
2006 Seph Rodney, Alternator Gallery Exhibition catalogue, “Hybrid Dissident.” March 2006.
2005 Glen Alteen, brunt magazine, “Interview with David Khang.” Issue 1, September 2005.
2004 Peter Frank, LA Weekly, “Performance Art Picks of the Week.” October 22-28, 2004, p.158
2004 Carrie Paterson, Flash Art, “Supersonic," Exhibition Review. October, 2004, Vol. XXXVIII, p.64
2004 Patrick Deegan, Artnet Magazine, "SuperCalifornia”, Aug,2004
2004 Sarah Lookofsky, Supersonic Exhibition catalogue, "Surfacing SoCal."
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, June-August, 2004, p.72-74
2004 Carrie Paterson, Supersonic Exhibition catalogue, "Eviscerating the Visceral."
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, June - August, 2004, p.42
2004 Robin Laurence, Georgia Visual Arts, "Group Show Plays Leisure Against Labour." , 08.26.04
2004 Corrine Corrie, Richmond Art Gallery Exhibition catalogue, “Work and Play.” 2004
2003 Ann Conway, Los Angeles Times, “Gallery visits where the art's wiggling....” June 22, 2003, C1
2003 Benjamin Lima, Happy Beautiful Desirable Exhibition catalogue, “In and Out of Irvine: Four Reflections.”
June 5-14, 2003.Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, p.2-4
2001 Kalle Lasn, Adbusters Magazine, "Creative Resistance," Vol.9 No.1, Jan/Feb 2001, p. 63
2000 Michael Scott, The Vancouver Sun, "Outside the Box," May 20, 2000, p C1

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2016The tank, the poem, and the uniform. Exhibition Catalogue, Malaspina Printmakers, September 20162015“Patois e Pasticcio.” Artspeak Postscript 62. August 2015.
2015“Patois e Pasticcio.” Artspeak Postscript 62. August 2015.
2014“Linea Lingua: a case of interspecies conjugation.”, Hot Asian Men, Hotam Press, Special literary issue. July 2014
2013“When Art and Dentistry Mix….” The Huffington Post, June 9, 2013
2012“A Conversation: David Khang & Glen Alteen.”, Centre A, How To Feed A Piano Exh. Cat. 2 &supn;&supd;ed.
2010“Wrong Places.” Front Magazine, June / July Issue 2010. Artist pages
2008“Animot: The Works of Erin Perry & Amy Thompson.”, Access Gallery, Essay, Sept. 2008
2008“Citizenship & Cultural Belonging.” West Coast Line, Issue 59, vol.42.3, Fall 2008. Cover Art
2008How To Feed A Piano: La Monte Young Projects 2003 - 2008, Exhibition Catalogue, Centre A, May 2008
2007“Jason Fitzpatrick: Transitions & Transformations.”, brunt magazine,, June 2007
2005“Interview with David Khang”, brunt magazine,, Issue 1, September 2005
2001“Creative Resistance”, Adbusters Magazine, Vol.9 No.1, Jan/Feb 2001, Artist pages. p. 62, 63



2005-2016Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada. Bachelor of Fine Arts Program
2008-2009Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada. Graduate Advisor – Master of Applied Arts
2009Goddard College, Vermont, USA. Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Advisor – Master of Fine Arts Program
2002-2004University of California, Irvine, Department of Studio Art, Irvine, USA



2012-2016grunt gallery, Board of Directors (President & Chair of the Board of Directors)
2007-2010Access Artist Run Centre, Board of Directors (President of the Board, 2008-2010)
2005-2008LIVE Performance Biennial, Board of Directors (President of the Board, 2006-2008)

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