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Stan Douglas: Artist Talk

Stan Douglas is one of Canada’s most acclaimed contemporary artists. His multidisciplinary practice which includes photography, film and video is characterized by imagination, ingenuity and a deep commitment to social enquiry. In 2022, he represented Canada at the Venice Biennale, the prestigious international exhibition that takes over the Italian city every two years.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Douglas talk about his art practice and experience his new exhibition 2011 ≠ 1848 at Remai Modern.

Admission is free. A reserved ticket is required to attend this event.

[UPDATE: January 24, 2023]: Tickets are now sold out for this artist talk. Thank you for your interest!

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Stan Douglas: 2011 ≠ 1848 is curated by Reid Shier and was commissioned by the National Gallery of Canada for the 59th International Venice Biennale. His video installation, ISDN, is jointly owned by National Gallery of Canada and Remai Modern.

About the Artist

Stan Douglas has been included in major international exhibitions since the early 1980s, including documenta and the Venice Biennale. A survey of his work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scene, toured Europe from 2013 until the end of 2015. From 2014 until 2017 his multimedia theatre production Helen Lawrence was presented in Vancouver, Toronto, Munich, Antwerp, Edinburgh, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. Douglas received the International Centre of Photography’s Infinity Award in 2012, the Scotiabank Photography Award in 2013, the Hasselblad Award in 2016, the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2019 and the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture in 2021. Between 2004 and 2006 he was a professor at Universität der Künste Berlin and is currently Chair of the Graduate Art Program of ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. Douglas was born in Vancouver and lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles.

February 3, 2023 at 7:30PM