Jim Verburg

Lebt und arbeitet in Toronto, CN

Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Distinction), Major in Photography, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

Nebst dem Film ist Verburgs Medium die Photographie und seine Hauptthemen sind Beziehungen, Intimität, Sexualität, Licht, Farbe, Vermittlung und Bewegung. In Film, Text, Installation und Druck erkundet er seine Vorliebe für moderne Aesthetik, emotionale Inhalte, Intimität und Ehrlichkeit.


Far Away So Close, curated by Kimberly Phillips, Access Gallery, Vancouver CN
Afterimage, Solo Exhibition, special project with Galerie Nicolas Robert, Montreal, CN
Primeiro Estudo: Sobre Amor curated by Bernardo Mosqueira, Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro BR

Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry, book launch and exhibition, Art Metropole, Toronto CN
Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry, book launch, Dazibao Gallery at Formats, Montreal CN
More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), group exhibition curated by Micah Lexier, The Power Plant, Toronto CN

Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, group exhibition curated by Jon Davies, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CN
Scenes from Here, with Eamon Mac Mahon, curated by Claire Sykes, Feature Exhibition, Contact Festival, Toronto, CN
Untitled Installation (I see your point, and I understand your perspective – maybe there is no clear direction, no right or wrong answer. Maybe I'm just seeing it differently - or maybe we're saying the same thing.) Convenience Gallery, Toronto, CN
Still, installation curated by Karl-Gilbert Murray, Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montreal, CN
Similtudes/Similarities, featured screening curated by Karl-Gilbert Murray, International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal, CN

One and Two, solo exhibition, curated by Anne-Marie Ninacs, Galerie B-312 as part of the Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2011, Montreal CN,
So Many Letdowns Before We Get Up curated by JJ Kegan McFadden, Platform Gallery, Winnipeg, CN
C Magazine Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto, CN
Domestic Queens, curated by Evergon, Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery (FOFA), Concordia University, Montreal, CN

Portrait Study, Video Installations by Jim Verburg, Nova Scena, Prague National Theatre, Mezipatra Festival, Prague CZ
That’s So Gay, Curated by Sholem Krishtalka, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, CN
Four Hikes, Curated by Silke Otto Knapp, The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, CN
Works on Paper, With Mark Clintberg, Jeff Kulak, and Ryan Crouchman, Papeterie Nota Bene, Montreal, CN
STEM Cell: Experimental Docs 1: Variations on the Home Movie, Metro Cinema, Edmonton CN
IM/POSSIBLE WORLDS, Curated by Jason St-Laurent, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton CN

PROOF 16, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, CN
For a Relationship Installation, WIDMER+THEODORIDIS contemporary, Zürich, CH
11th Annual FairyTales International Queer Diversity Film Festival Calgary, CN
Mixed Up in Philly, The Flickering Light Film Series, Philadelphia, USA
Reel 2 Real International Film Festival, Vancouver, CN
Soup and Screen, Articule Artist Run Centre, Montreal CN
Kingston’s Still Burning, Reelout Queer Film and Video Festival, Kingston CN

Mein schwules Auge 5, Werkstattgalerie, Berlin, D
MIX 21 NYC, New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, New York, USA
Queersicht Film Festival, Bern, CH
Mix Brasil, 14th Festival da Diversidade Sexual, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Pink Screens Film Festival, Brussels, B
South by Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico, USA
LGBT Short Film Festival, Univeristy of Wilwaukee Film Department, Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA
International Competition, Queer Lisboa 12 Film Festival, Lissabon, P
Recovering Agnostic, Curated by Mark Clintberg, Faculty of Fine Arts (FOFA) Gallery, Montreal, CN
Make Out, Curated by Malin Arnell, Studio, Stockholm, S
Shout Out, Curated by Erik Martinson, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, CN
6th Annual Graduating Students’ Exhibit, Curated by Lynn Beavis, Faculty of Fine Arts (FOFA) Gallery, Montreal, CN
Outfest, Los Angeles International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA
Frameline, San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, San Francisco USA
Fully Flared Films, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, D
All The Reel Boys, NewFest 2008, New York LGBT Film Festival, New York USA
Montreal mon amour, Curated by Jason St Laurent, Inside Out Film and Video Festival, Toronto, CN
Vtape Screening, Oberhausen, The International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, D
Verzaubert 17, Interationales Queer Filmfestival, München, Frankfurt, Köln and Berlin, D
Voice Over, Da Sodoma a Hollywood 23, Torino GLBT Film Festival, Torino, I
Everything Must Go, Curated by Donna Ackrey, Eva B Studios, Montreal, CN
Reelout 9, Queer Film and Video Festival, Kingston, CN

The Quebec New Wave (La Nouvelle Vague du Québec), Curated by Jason St Laurent, Inside Out, Ottawa, CN
Inside Out, Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival, Toronto, CN
Our Aim Is True, Curated by Lynn Beavis, Faculty of Fine Arts (FOFA) Gallery, Montreal, CN


Research and Creation Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts, CN

Dazibao Book Award, Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal QC, CN

Figure in a Mountain Landscape (Reprise), Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, CN
Research and Creation Grant for Media Artists, Canada Council for the Arts, CN

Best Short Film, Audience Award, 11th Annual FairyTales International Queer Diversity Film Festival, Calgary, CN
Artist in Residency, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Spring/Summer 2009, Toronto, CN
Shorts Jury Member, Inside Out Film Festival, Toronto, CN

Hothouse 5, Animation Production Residency, National Film Board of Canada (NFB/ONF), Montreal, CN
Short listed for the Iris Prize for Short Film, Cardiff, Wales, GB
Colin Campbel Award, Best Canadian Short Film, Jury Prize, Inside Out Film and Video Festival, Toronto ON
Travel Grant for Professional Artists, Quebec Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec, CN
Undergraduate International Travel Grant, Concordia University, CN