Thank you, your email has been added to the list. 16 Wharf Road; “In Doppelgänger,” Stan Douglas explains, “we see two video screens depicting scenes in an alternative present in which we in the past had invented a process called ‘quantum teleportation’….It’s a real thing, which Einstein derided but it actually turned out to be true, where if you entangle particles, when they’re being created, and take them apart, an action in one makes … Stan Douglas: Interregnum was on view at WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, and Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon in 2015. Then, Alice and her ship, the Hermes II, for unknown reasons, return. In the end, Doppelgänger is less like these works of black speculative fiction than one by a writer Douglas has referenced throughout his career: Samuel Beckett. Curator: Ralph Rugoff. 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. His 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). The London-based painter, whose work was first shown at the gallery in a group exhibition in 2019 and has held two subsequent solo exhibitions inspired by a residency with the gallery in Venice, will have a solo show in London in 2022. ... Stan Douglas Wants to Take You to Another Earth. People Artist Stan Douglas, Whose Engrossing Work Imagines Alternative Histories, Will Represent Canada at the 2021 Venice Biennale. He has exhibited internationally, including Documenta IX, 1992, Documenta X, … History is fickle; those who write it are fickler still. In Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger, 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. © Stan Douglas. 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. In one version, Alice is received compassionately and welcomed home, whereas in the other, she is treated as an outlaw or a potential threat. VIEW ON MAP. Exhibitions in the Canada Pavilion are commissioned by the National Gallery of Canada and produced in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts . Courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner and Victoria Miro The National Gallery of Canada announced today that Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59 th Venice Biennale. Which world is ours? London. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and film, video for sale and learn about the artist. Available for sale from Victoria Miro, Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (2019), Two screen projection Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger features in The Imagination of Time at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum 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. A thread linking Stan Douglas’s work across various media—installation, film, television—is the creation of what he has called “speculative histories.” Take “Scenes from the Blackout” (2017), a series of large photographs on display downstairs at Victoria Miro’s north London outpost. 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