Tak Pham (b. 1992, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam) 


2014 - 2016       MFA Criticism and Curatorial Practice, OCAD University (Toronto, ON)

2010 - 2014       BA Hons. History and Theory of Architecture, Minor in Business, Carleton University (Ottawa, ON)


2019 Nov - Feb’20 Emotional Landscape, Varley Art Gallery (Markham, ON)

2018      Mar              CONVENIENCE, Myseum 2018, 187 Augusta Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                        Feb - Apr      Decadence, Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                                                  

2017      Sep - Nov    L'atmosfera, Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                                                          Sep - Oct     Tonight’s Specials, Toronto Nuit Blanche 2017, OCAD University (Toronto, ON)                                      Sep - Oct     Stratigraphy (with 8eleven Gallery), Toronto Nuit Blanche, 401 Richmond (Toronto, ON)             Sep - Oct     Living Mosaic, Riverdale Hub Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                                                  Mar - Apr     VPN to IRL, Images Festival 2017, Xpace Cultural Center (Toronto, ON)     

2016      Oct - Nov     Logs, Y+ Contemporary (Scarborough, ON)                                                                                                Mar             Theatre of Disjunctions, OCADU Open Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                                   Oct            OCADU Booth, Art Toronto 2015 (Toronto, ON)     

2015     Aug            Stories from The Market, Montgomery’s Inn (Etobicoke, ON)                                                                      Mar              Image Stories: Comix Otherwise, First Thursday, Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, ON)             

2014      Oct             Thresholds, OCADU Graduate Gallery (Toronto, ON)                                                                                  Sep           Influenc(ed.) Machine, OCADU Open Gallery (Toronto, ON) 


2016 - Present  Board Director, 8eleven Gallery (Toronto, ON)

2016 - Present  Ontario Representative, Society for the Studies of Architecture in Canada (Toronto, ON)

2014 - 2016       Ontario Regional Chair, National Student Network Canada (Toronto, ON)


2017                   Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Conference, Panel: Colonial Entanglements and                                Decolonizing Strategies (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario)

2016                   Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Conference, Papers: Theatre of Disjunctions: A                                  Preservative Performance; How to Succeed in Showbiz: Toronto’s Theatres in the Age of                                            Globalization (Regina, Saskatchewan)

2015                   ARCHTHEO’15: 9TH Theory and History of Architecture Conference, Paper: Architecture as Social                            Change: Evaluating Artscape Youngplace (Istanbul, Turkey) 


Abedar Kamgari: A Walk Home (2018), Xpace Cultural Centre (Toronto, ON). Exhibition Essay.                     Incidental Proximities (2017), Bunker2 Gallery, The Senses and Society, Fall 2017. Exhibition Review.                          Autocontusión (2016), Scrap Metal Gallery, espace art actuel, Spring, 2017. Exhibition Review.                              VPN to IRL (2017), Xpace Cultural Centre (Toronto, ON). Exhibition Essay.                                                               Why the Jeff Koons & Louis Vuitton Collaboration is One for The Art Nerds, Bay St. Bull Magazine, Summer 2017


Joyce, Daniel. "Decadence/ Pari Nadimi Gallery.” Artoronto.ca. March 20, 2018.                                                        Collins, Leah. “Inspired by corner stores, this art show confronts 'convenient' Asian stereotypes.” CBC Arts. March 7, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                          Minogue, Sean. “Myseum Intersections spotlights identity, community and gentrification.” NOW Toronto. March 2, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                Blouin Artinfo. Slideshow: ‘Decadence’ at Pari Nadimi Gallery. Blouin Artinfo. March 1 2018                                      Canadian Art. Must-Sees This Week: February 15 to February 21, 2018. Canadian Art Online. February 15, 2018        Fathalla, Marina. “The Architecture of the Museum: A Conversation with Tak Pham and Rouzbeh Akhabari”. Y+ Contemporary: REPLY ALL. July, 22, 2017.                                                                                                                  Smith, Margaux. The Artist Project 1: VPN to IRL. UBC: Digital Tattoo. June 8, 2017                                                  Dick, Terence. VPN TO IRL & MEHRNAZ ROHBAKHSH AT XPACE. Akimbo Blog. April 12, 2017.                      Canadian Art. Must-Sees This Week: October 27 to November 2, 2016. Canadian Art Online. October 27, 2016.