lives and works in Vancouver

email: dhanitzsch[at]gmail.com
instagram: diana.hanitzsch


  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada, BFA Visual Arts, 2019
  • University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany, Klasse Thomas Zipp, 2017
  • HTWK Leipzig, Multimedia Technology (B.Eng)


  • Freie.Performance.Praxis supported by NETZWERK KREATIV HfBK Dresden, Jan – Dec 2018


  • Kunstgilde Hanse3 e.V., Dresden, Feb – Dec, 2018




  • Faces, BINGLE Studio, Vancouver, Canada


  • Thirsty feather, BINGLE Studio, Vancouver, Canada
  • Vancouver Art Book Fair Fundraiser


  • In Transit, Toast Collective, Vancouver, Canada
  • B O O K R E L E A S E Freie.Performance.Praxis, Galerie Stephanie Kelly, 
    Dresden, Germany
  • All This Time, Number 3 Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • Group Show, Gnome Garden Space, Surrey, Canada


  • CUT, Neighbourhood Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • Base and Space, Weltclub Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • The Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada


  • Außerdem, Galerie Hanse 3, Dresden, Germany
  • One for the devil, Rudolfstraße 7, Dresden, Germany
  • Ropes, L a V I L A L A V I L A V I L A L A L A, LaVila, Prag, Czech Republic
  • ritual, Rudolfstraße 7, Dresden, Germany
  • form/form/form/form/body/body/body/body/body/body/body, Galerie Stephanie Kelly, Dresden, Germany
  • Leaning Out of Windows – Step One Exhibition, Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons, Vancouver, Canada


  • Space Warming, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
  • Hot Dog, Parking Spot Projects, Vancouver, Canada
  • Rundgang, University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany
  • S.P.A.C.E., Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


  • Don’t Spill Your Coffee, Library Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
  • Loving Is Easy, That’s Why So Many People Do, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • Sculptures, 211A, Vancouver, Canada
  • The New Salon, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


  • Pigeon Project, 178c, Vancouver, Canada
  • Emily Carr Commons – Imagining our Future, Vancouver, Canada


  • Knife Room, Abraham J. Rogatnick Media Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2016 -2018

  • Research Project Artist – Leaning out of Windows (LOoW) – Emily Carr University of Art + Design
    LOoW is a four-year SSHRCC funded interdisciplinary art and science project, involving four phases between 2016-2020. It involves co-designing, testing, and analyzing models of collaboration for art and science. Participants include Emily Carr University’s faculty, art students, visiting artists + physicists, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students working at TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and accelerator-based science located at the University of British Columbia


2020 – Freie.Perfomance.Praxis – Neubearbeitung

2019 – Freie.Performance.Praxis 2018

2018 – Violent Thoughts

2018 – The Chocolate Jar

2017  – behind curtain response one, Woo Publication, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

2016  – The day I realised time doesn’t exist, Selection of 37 public facebook images of the class HUMN-311-F001-2016


2020 – Freie.Performance.Praxis 2018

2017  – S.P.A.C.E., Exhibition catalogue

2016  – Sculptures, Exhibition catalogue


2017 – Brissenden Scholarship

2016 – Takao Tanabe Scholarship


Feb 2018 – Dec 2019

  • GEH8 Kunstraum und Ateliers e.V., Dresden, Germany, Curatorial Assistant
    • supporting the gallery team with grant writing and the setup of exhibitions
    • part of the jury for the selection of artists for 2019
    • translations for the website and other related material

2016 -2017

  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Research Assistant – LOoW Leaning out of Windows
    • Supporting the collaborative project between scientists of TRIUMF and artists, http://leaningoutofwindows.org/