His works often take their points of departure in local settings, from which broader issues can be identified. Elmgreen & Dragset, Kehinde Wiley and Stan Douglas unveil installations at New York’s Moynihan Station Midcentury modern living rooms that have stood the test of time Coworking 2.0: what does the future hold for coworking spaces? 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. Victoria Miro does not accept unsolicited artist applications. Victoria Miro is delighted to present new works by Chantal Joffe. I had the feeling that this person was an East Berliner just by their posture, their composure, their clothing, and just a general attitude. Her practice deals with the spiritual, magic, rituals, the … Rappu is a brutalist sushi joint in Singapore This bright Berlin loft is all about colour and shape 'The plot wittily hinges on a phrase that reads differently depending on where you’re sitting: the Marxian LIVE REIFIED TIME or, in reverse, the satanic EMIT DEIFIER EVIL.'. His ongoing inquiry into technology’s role in image-making, and how those mediations infiltrate and shape collective memory, has resulted in works that are at once specific in their historical and cultural references and broadly accessible. The foundation presents an exhibition (18 October 2016 - 29 January 2017) of Douglas' work, as the 2016 Hasselblad Award winner. Characteristic of Douglas’ sensitivity to the nuanced dynamics of public and private memory in its subtle blending of historical fact, meticulous reconstruction, and fictive source material, this immersive six-screen work implies the latent impact of unresolved past moments on the present, and even on our sense of futurity. Venice: Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–1pm & 2–6pm. Stan Douglas, the Canadian video artist and photographer, likes to think about when things go awry. Douglas intentionally heightens the viewer’s feeling of displacement through a continual sense of reversal and mirroring, both in the form and content of his installation. Venice: Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–1pm & 2–6pm. Born in 1960 in Vancouver, where he continues to live and work, Stan Douglas has been the subject of numerous exhibitions at prominent institutions worldwide. In the two-channel video, an astronaut and her doppelgänger are sent to two different planets; one is welcomed, and the other is treated as a potential foe. Douglas's multidisciplinary works, including films, photographs and, more recently, theatre productions, reflect on the dynamic potential embedded in pivotal historical moments. Victoria Miro is pleased to present Doppelgänger, a video installation by Stan Douglas. Using cinema techniques, Douglas creates emotionally intense experiences that draw the viewer into the psychologies of his subjects as well as the social, political and historical landscapes they inhabit. 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). Stan Douglas is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Award and the 2019 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts. Accompanied by an artist’s book with a new text by Olivia Laing, Story features a number of paintings of... Victoria Miro is delighted to announce an exhibition of new works by Idris Khan. The exhibitions will mark the US and UK premieres of the piece. This annual prize worth $100,000 is awarded to a senior artist in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the arts. We respect the choices you make about how you would like to hear from us. 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. Virtual Talk: Stan Douglas. Douglas’ films and photographs have been included in exhibitions internationally since the early 1980s, including at documenta IX, X and XI (1992, 1997, 2002) and in four Venice Biennales (1990, 2001, 2005 and 2019). This is the premise of his video installation, Doppelgänger, currently on view at David Zwirner in New York and Victoria Miro in London. 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 is widely regarded as one of the most important representatives of time-based media art. 'The plot wittily hinges on a phrase that reads differently depending on where you’re sitting: the Marxian LIVE REIFIED TIME or, in reverse, the satanic EMIT DEIFIER EVIL.'. Dwyer has been producing work for exhibition since the early 1980s, developing a career in installation and sculptural work. Victoria Miro does not accept unsolicited artist applications. When one spacecraft embarks on its journey, another is launched at the same time in a parallel reality. Through this visual tension, he effectively redirects focus to a basic human level – foregrounding how new rules and relationships are forged in such liminal moments and evoking a range of emotions through subtle visual cues. Stan Douglas has been selected to represent Canada at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022. Stan Douglas’s photographic panels along an 80-foot wall re-enact Pennsylvania Station’s history and connect it to social reform movements. View Malecón (2004) By Stan Douglas; C-print mounted on honeycomb aluminium; 47 7/8 x 92 7/8 in; Signed; Edition. 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. The exhibition (1 November 2019–1 March 2020) examines the relationship between music and society, and is at the same time a reflection on the media of film and photography. After several years of standstill, the factory building found a completely new purpose in 2007 as a cultural venue and private exhibition house for contemporary art. Beginning with his 2008 series Crowds and Riots, in which he reconstructed the 1971 Vancouver Gastown Riots, Douglas has used the photographic medium as a tool for understanding the interpersonal dynamics that arise in such moments of societal fracture. Opening of the exhibition Stan Douglas, SPLICING BLOCK ... Vancouver) in Berlin. Somehow, the work’s proliferating images instead prompt a sense of disorientation which perhaps echoes the experiences of the film’s protagonists as they weather the throes of revolution.A sense of social transition is equally present in the photographic work that comprises the second half of the exhibition. Stan Douglas (Vancouver, 1960) creates a work whose purpose is to provide the viewer with a multiple experience, with the objective of igniting a critical attitude about culture and the means of creation and distribution of so-called "cultural events". 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. ... (German Federal Cultural Foundation) and organized by KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V. The exhibitions will mark the US and UK premieres of the piece. Based on archival photographs of a hotel used to house war veterans (The Second Hotel Vancouver, 2014), a decades-established squatting community (Lazy Bay, 2015), or a lawless neighbourhood populated by the disenfranchised and rife with gambling, bootlegging, and prostitution, where black musicians and corrupt politicians partied in the small hours (Hogan’s Alley, 2014), these works explore the loaded meeting points of the structural and subjective, directly experienced and mediated, specificities of place. Career. Before contacting or subscribing please read our Privacy Policy. I don’t know for sure, but that was my suspicion. Stan Douglas was born in Vancouver in 1960. Saturated with information, and yet rejecting easily consumable messages, these works place the viewer within the charged atmospheres and ambiguous political and social intricacies of 1970s Portugal and postwar Vancouver, respectively. The artist's second solo show with Victoria Miro and his first at our new Mayfair gallery. Stan Douglas 31 Jan — 14 Mar 2020 at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London, United Kingdom 'With Douglas's work, you often feel like you have stepped into a much bigger narrative that concerns, among other things, the lingering effects of post-colonialism and modernism.'. Art Previews; EXHIBITIONS; Tags. This is so subtly conveyed in Canadian artist Stan Douglas’s Luanda-Kinshasa…', "Douglas has long been fascinated by periods of sociopolitical resistance as visualized in their special sites, artistic results, and people.". In one version, Alice is received compassionately and welcomed home, whereas in the other, she is treated as an outlaw or a potential threat. The period known as PREC (Revolutionary Process Underway) that followed stood in many ways outside dominant constructions of ‘history’ itself, which at the time ran firmly along geopolitical contours demarcated by the Cold War. Berlin Biennale. Following Public Art Fund's recent unveiling of his permanent art commission at the new Moynihan Train Hall, artist Stan Douglas will discuss his captivating site-specific work Penn Station’s Half Century in a virtual artist talk on January 28th. Accompanied by an artist’s book with a new text by Olivia Laing, Story features a number of paintings of... Victoria Miro is delighted to announce an exhibition of new works by Idris Khan. In 2016, Stan Douglas: Luanda-Kinshasa was presented at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), and Stan Douglas: The Secret Agent was exhibited at Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg. Stan Douglas: Splicing Block opens at the Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin The exhibition (1 November 2019–1 March 2020) examines the relationship between music and society, and is at the same time a reflection on the media of film and photography. Canadian artist Stan Douglas staged hundreds of people dressed in early 20th century clothing to recreate historic scenes from the original Penn Station, like the arrival of Black labor organizer Angelo Herndon in 1934. View Rodney Graham’s 249 artworks on artnet. But it’s a good start. STAN DOUGLAS: I was in Berlin just having premiered in Munich my play Helen Lawrence, and I saw this person in Rosa-Luxemburg Platz in East Berlin. The Berlin architectural office Kuehn Malvezzi was responsible for the conversion into an exhibition house. Intercut with quasi-abstract passages of colour and light, which nod both to avant-garde cinema as well as the history of space exploration, Doppelgänger presents a nuanced and layered parable that powerfully addresses the slippery notion of objective truth, and the position of the ‘other’ in contemporary society. 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. '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. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that investigate the parameters of their medium. Conceived of as two distinct installations, each a reflection on aspects of the past year, The... Victoria Miro is delighted to be a member of Reprieve Collective and participate in Reprieve x Vortic with an exhibition of works by Hernan Bas, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Doron Langberg, Grayson... Before contacting or subscribing please read our. Douglas’ massive stitched-together … On view until 25 September 2016. Auguststraße 69 D-10117 Berlin T +49 (0)30 24 34 59 70 F +49 (0)30 24 34 59 99 Newsletter. Alice, a solitary astronaut, is teleported to a distant planet, and so is her double. He reenacts historical moments of tension that connect local histories to broader social movements of struggle and utopian aspiration. Stan Douglas: Splicing Block opens at the Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin The exhibition (1 November 2019–1 March 2020) examines the relationship between music and society, and is at the same time a reflection on the media of film and photography. We respect the choices you make about how you would like to hear from us. Stan Douglas . Field Guide, the inaugural exhibition at the new Remai Modern art museum, rethinks the idea of 'modern' from multiple cultural, geographic, historic and contemporary perspectives. Installation view, Victoria Miro, 31 January–14 March 2020, © Stan Douglas, courtesy the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner, 16 Wharf RoadLondon N1 7RWt: 44 (0)20 7336 8109. Jointly acquired by PAMM and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, this film depicts a fictitious band of professional musicians at the famed CBS 30th Street Studio in 1970s New York City. ... Berlin, Paris, New York, Lisbon, and Angola, among others. He will represent Canada at La Biennale di Venezia in 2021. 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. Penn Station’s new Moynihan Train Hall, opened today, is only a gateway to a rail system that needs major investment and repair. In the two-channel video, an astronaut and her doppelgänger are sent to two different planets; one is welcomed, and the other is treated as a potential foe. 'I can’t predict the future, so in a way, my science fiction – like everything else, like historical things – is an allegory of the present.'. Then, Alice and her ship, the Hermes II, for unknown reasons, return. This annual prize worth $100,000 is awarded to a senior artist in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the arts. A survey of his recent work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, traveled Europe from 2013 until the end of 2015. Stan Douglas’s research and use of historic film, photography and music as characteristic technology and theme have remained consistent throughout his career. These panoramic mise-en-scènes first appeared in Helen Lawrence, a groundbreaking cinematic theatre production that plunged into the seedy underbelly of the immediate postwar period in North America, before what the artist describes as ‘the sudden call to order and morality’ of peacetime had fully taken hold. Douglas often explores what he calls ‘speculative histories’, picturing pivotal moments when events in the world might have taken a very different turn. Projected simultaneously on opposite sides of the same screen, Douglas’ installation considers the Black musical traditions (blues, gospel, etc) embedded into Ayler’s composition. Education. Since the 1980s Stan Douglas has reappropriated key moments from history, precisely examining political, social... Victoria Miro is delighted to present new works by Chantal Joffe. The installation Onomatopoeia, included in the National Gallery of Canada's centennial exhibition Songs of Experience(1986), brought him new attention. 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. Facebook. This major exhibition (2 May – 14 October 2018) tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art. David Binder, “U.S., in Message to Lisbon, Says Move Left is a Danger to NATO,” The New York Times, March 27, 1975, p. 2, cited in Pedro Lapa, History and Interregnum: Three Works by Stan Douglas (Lisbon and Berlin: Berardo Museum Collection and Archive Books, 2015), 30. The exhibition (19 January – 18 March 2018) is a synthesis of video art, documentary and music videos from American and European artists. PHOTOS: NYTIMES An image (above) from Penn Station’s Half Century, a photo-panel series by Canadian Stan Douglas. Doppelgänger is set in an alternative present. Contact. All general enquiries should be sent to  info@victoria-miro.com. The artist queries the past in his works, breaking through narrative structures to blur fact and fiction. Il le décrit souvent comme « gothique » mais il n’y a pas dans le texte de Hoffmann de stylisation médiévale, si populaire dans la littérature de l'époque. All general enquiries should be sent to  info@victoria-miro.com. Categories. As its title suggests, the work, which premiered at the Venice Biennale in 2019, is a tale of doubles. Stan Douglas’s exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery presented the world premiere of the artist’s latest work Journey into Fear (2001).. A panoramic view of an almost entirely blacked-out cityscape is juxtaposed with scenes of individual experience: resourcefulness and various degrees of misbehaviour. 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. Since the 1980s, Stan Douglas has been creating films, photographs, and installations exploring the parameters of their respective mediums. Conceived of as two distinct installations, each a reflection on aspects of the past year, The... Victoria Miro is delighted to be a member of Reprieve Collective and participate in Reprieve x Vortic with an exhibition of works by Hernan Bas, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Doron Langberg, Grayson... Before contacting or subscribing please read our. 16 Wharf RoadLondon N1 7RWt: 44 (0)20 7336 8109. Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Sweden, '....Indeed, if there is a theme to this wonderfully various show, it is the resurgence of history in the present. Recent venues for solo exhibitions include Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin (until 1 March 2020); MUDAM, Luxembourg (2018–2019); the Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg (2016); Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida (2016); Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (2016); WIELS, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels (2015); Museu Coleçäo Berardo, Lisbon (2015); Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2014-2015); Carré d’Art - Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nîmes (2013, solo, travelling to Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2014; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, 2015 and Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2015); Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota (2013) and the Moscow Photobiennale 2013. Doppelgänger is concurrently on view at David Zwirner, New York, until 22 February 2020. 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. The action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between two oppositional scenarios of Alice’s reception back on Earth. Douglas' Klatsassin features in Intersections (29 October 2016 - 6 February 2017), an exhibition framed as a series of visual and experiential intersections – a place and/or space where two or more lines of inquiry converge or cross. Displayed on two square-format, translucent screens, each of which can be viewed from both sides, the looped narrative unfolds in side-by-side vignettes that depict events on worlds that are light years apart. Since the late 1980s, Douglas has created films, photographs, and installations that reexamine particular locations or past events. Douglas’s video, projected on two translucent screens, visible on both sides, centers around two parallel realities – two Earths orbiting at opposite ends of the galaxy, unaware that they’re identical to each other. Stan Douglas * 1960 in Vancouver, CA. Where The Secret Agent is made in the mould of the classic Hollywood thriller, these works borrow from film noir, a genre that reflected the tough-talking nihilism and veiled anxieties of a generation traumatised by war and which has served as an enduring source of inspiration for Douglas.The darkly hyperreal quality of these images is the result of digital rendering – a means of image-making foreign to both the naked eye and the camera lens, which departs from logics of documentary accuracy even as it makes possible an almost hallucinatory sharpness of detail. Before contacting or subscribing please read our Privacy Policy. 1. In January 2017, the Aargauer Kunsthaus and the Solothurn Film Festival are devoting an exhibition (Cinéma mon amour. office@berlinbiennale.de. Film and art have been inseparably linked since the invention of the medium of film. ', '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.'. Work by the artist is held in major museum collections, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Pérez Art Museum Miami; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate, UK; Vancouver Art Gallery; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Dwyer also trained under Professor Stan Douglas at Berlin University of the Arts from 2005 to 2007. Stan Douglas; Victoria Miro See available photographs, prints and multiples, and paintings for sale and learn about the artist. Rodney Graham is an influential contemporary Canadian artist. Filmed on location in Lisbon with a cast of local actors, the feature-length The Secret Agent, 2015, restages the plot of Joseph Conrad’s novella – a story of espionage, double-crossing and murky political entanglement – within the aftermath of Portugal’s ‘carnation revolution,’ which overthrew Europe’s oldest dictatorship, in April 1974. ', '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.'. In Douglas’ Hors-champs, 1992 (on view 18 January–23 February 2019), a quartet of musicians—Kent Carter, Douglas Ewart, Oliver Johnson, and George Lewis—perform Albert Ayler’s Spirits Rejoice. His works are again being shown in a solo exhibition in Berlin for the first time since 2001. 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 is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Award and the 2019 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts. The exhibition Splicing Block examines the relationship between music and society in addition to a reflection on film and... Read more » Film in Art, 22 January - 17 April 2017) and a special programme (Art mon amour) to the reciprocal fascination between art and film. A survey of his work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, toured Europe from 2013 until the end of … In the Ticketed Waiting Room at Moynihan Train Hall, artist Stan Douglas’s nine photographic panels, arranged in three pairs and one triptych, reconstruct significant but little-known moments spanning the Station’s half-century lifespan, standing as vivid evocations of the city’s forgotten history. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. 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.