Douglas’ massive stitched-together … Conclusions are withheld from the viewer, however, even as multiple viewpoints tantalisingly suggest the possibility of privileged access to the truths of a complex situation. Stan Douglas was born in Vancouver in 1960. The installation Onomatopoeia, included in the National Gallery of Canada's centennial exhibition Songs of Experience(1986), brought him new attention. All general enquiries should be sent to Before contacting or subscribing please read our Privacy Policy. Berlin Biennale. 1. For Scenes from the Blackout, he imagined the physical effects of a total loss of power in present-day New York City and how people would behave in such an emergency. ... Berlin, Paris, New York, Lisbon, and Angola, among others. The artist queries the past in his works, breaking through narrative structures to blur fact and fiction. Since the early 1990s, multi-channel video installations have been an integral part of Douglas’s practice, allowing for the simultaneous presentation of multiple, overlapping narratives or vantage points, and with Doppelgänger he extends his ongoing exploration of both nonlinear narratives and alternate histories: the omnipresent sense of doubling that is built into the structure of the work implicitly suggests the possibility of simultaneous, diverging experiences and realities. Douglas' two-channel video installation Hors-champs, 1992, is included in a group exhibition (14 September 2016 - 19 March 2017) that links the vibrant legacy of avant-garde jazz and experimental music of the late 1960s (particularly within the African American arts scene on the South Side of Chicago) and its continuing influence on contemporary art and culture today. The exhibition, held as part of Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (7–23 February 2020) considers notions of time as explored in art and imaging. Stan Douglas 31 Jan — 14 Mar 2020 at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London, United Kingdom Projected simultaneously on opposite sides of the same screen, Douglas’ installation considers the Black musical traditions (blues, gospel, etc) embedded into Ayler’s composition. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. The artwork is created by Berlin-based Scandinavian artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset. Stan Douglas (born in Vancouver, 1960) has had numerous solo and group exhibitions at prominent institutions worldwide. A solo exhibition by the celebrated Canadian artist Stan Douglas, featuring the UK premiere of a new multi-screen film installation along with a series of large-scale photographs. Head of Directors' Office, Client and Business Development, Sales Executive & Assistant to Matt Carey-Williams, Sales Team Coordinator & Sales Administrator, Director of Exhibitions - Head of Department, Photography, Rights and Reproduction Manager, Library Coordinator and Archive Assistant, 'Douglas's film plays with questions of ethics... but more profoundly with questions of communication.’, 'Both the structure and the subject matter of the exhibition offer an overarching sense of displacement or the uncanny. Her practice deals with the spiritual, magic, rituals, the … You will find links at the bottom of all emails we send from our mailing list which allow you to Update your preferences to change the way we contact you, or Unsubscribe if you want to opt out. ... (German Federal Cultural Foundation) and organized by KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V. In Scenes from the Blackout, as in these related series, Douglas juxtaposes images that are filmic in their sweeping overview of what a collectively felt catastrophe might look like, with others that offer intimate glimpses into individual experiences. Douglas's multidisciplinary works, including films, photographs and, more recently, theatre productions, reflect on the dynamic potential embedded in pivotal historical moments. Debuted at  La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, May You Live in Interesting Times, this ambitious work is exhibited for the first time in the UK. We are also closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays. You will find links at the bottom of all emails we send from our mailing list which allow you to Update your preferences to change the way we contact you, or Unsubscribe if you want to opt out. Art Previews; EXHIBITIONS; Tags. Before contacting or subscribing please read our Privacy Policy. Alice, a solitary astronaut, is teleported to a distant planet, and so is her double. 'Douglas… reveals that beneath a media reporting – which is prone to quick headlines and opportunistic characterizations – an event leaves traces that can be reassembled and rethought. Curated by Paola Malavassi, Head of JSC Berlin. The foundation presents an exhibition (18 October 2016 - 29 January 2017) of Douglas' work, as the 2016 Hasselblad Award winner. A tension between revolution’s brief suspension of apparently unshakeable historical frameworks, and subsequent attempts to appropriate these moments of potential transformation, lies at the heart of The Secret Agent. The exhibition (9 February – 13 May 2018) features around 40 international artists and explores the complex relationship between image and reality. We are also closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays. Stan Douglas Giant photographic panels by Douglas, a Canadian whose work reenacts historical moments of tension that connect local histories to broader social movements, serve as the backdrop along a more than 80-foot wall of a waiting area for ticketed passengers. As its title suggests, the work, which premiered at the Venice Biennale in 2019, is a tale of doubles. ', 'Beneath the film’s retro-futuristic veneer and vibrant passages of colour – a stylistic nod to avant-garde cinema – lies a pressing message for our times.'. A panoramic view of an almost entirely blacked-out cityscape is juxtaposed with scenes of individual experience: resourcefulness and various degrees of misbehaviour. Opening of the exhibition Stan Douglas, SPLICING BLOCK ... Vancouver) in Berlin. Stan Douglas is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Award and the 2019 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts. Facebook. The exhibition Splicing Block examines the relationship between music and society in addition to a reflection on film and... Read more » His work has additionally been presented at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia (2019); Sharjah Biennial 14, UAE (2019); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2019); Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2018); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2018); Tate Modern, London (2018); Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland (2017); Hayward Gallery, London (2016-2017); Audain Art Museum, Whistler (2016); The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2016); Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria (2014); Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2013); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, (2012, travelling to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2012); ZKM/Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (2010); and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2010).