Jeremy Shaw (b. Vancouver, 1977) lives and works in Vancouver and Berlin. Shaw has had solo presentations of his work at Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (2018); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2015); Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (2013); MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York (2011); and Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (2006), among others. He participated in various international surveys, including the 57th Venice Biennale (2017); Manifesta 11, Zurich (2016); and 12th Biennale de Lyon, France (2013). Other group exhibitions of note featuring Shaw include Haus de Kunst, Munich (2018); Kunsthalle Wien (2017); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2016); Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (2016, 2011); Modern Art Museum of Tokyo (2015); Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2013); Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2012); and Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012), among others. Shaw was awarded the 2016 Sobey Art Award. For his residency at the Hammer, Shaw is conducting research for upcoming film and studio-based projects that engage particular features of California history, sociology, and geography, including skateboarding culture and architecture, and West Coast spiritual cults of the late twentieth century.