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Born in 1980 in Edmonton (CA). Lives and works in Vancouver (unceded Coast Salish territories).

Julian Hou's practice involves the development of audio fictions that integrate music with spoken language, hand made costume and printed clothing, as well as pattern-based digital collages rooted in drawing and design. Evoking affective states, mis-memory, magic, threshold consciousness and thought-forms, works are assembled into installations that engage psychophysiological experiences of the body and it’s extension into clothing and architectural interiors.

Julian Hou has recently held solo exhibitions at Unit 17, Vancouver (2018),, Montreal (2018), Artspeak, Vancouver (2017); 8eleven, Toronto (2017); L'escalier, Montreal (2015); CSA space, Vancouver (2014). He has participated in group exhibitions and performances at the Vancouver Art Gallery (2016-2017); Things that can happen, Hong Kong (2017); Damien and the Love Guru, Brussels (2017); Kamias Triennale, Manila (2017); Spareroom, Vancouver (2017); 221a @ Occidental Temporary, Paris (2016); Audain gallery, Vancouver (2015); the Apartment (2015). He has participated in residencies at 221A (2017) and Western Front (2018).

Julian Hou, Dreamweed, installation view, Unit 17, Vancouver, 2018

Julian Hou, Psychic Entablature 1, detail, screen print on crystalpoint print on paper, 2018

Julian Hou, Milman Parry's Waiting Room Rhapsody, Artspeak, Vancouver, 2017