Stan Douglas

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About the Artist

Through photography, film and installation the Canadian artist Stan Douglas has, since the late-1980s, examined complex intersections of narrative, fact and fiction while simultaneously scrutinising the media he employs and how it shapes our understanding of reality. Douglas' work is often in the first instance an examination of place – Lisbon, Potsdam, Havana and Detroit have provided the impetus for, respectively, The Secret Agent, 2015, Der Sandmann, 1995, Inconsolable Memories, 2005 and Le Détroit, 1999 – but entangled with the detail of specific geographical and political circumstance is a diverse range of source material that has included the literary constructs of Franz Kafka, Joseph Conrad, Herman Melville, Samuel Beckett and ETA Hoffmann, and the films of Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles.

Previous exhibitions at Victoria Miro

2 February - 24 March 2016

Stan Douglas

The Secret Agent
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. Saturated with information, and yet rejecting easily consumable messages, these works place the...
Victoria Miro Gallery I
23 November 2013 - 18 January 2014

Stan Douglas

Disco Angola
The artist's second solo show with Victoria Miro and his first at our new Mayfair gallery. In Midcentury Studio, Douglas' first exhibition with Victoria Miro, monochrome photographs were created in the guise of a mid-twentieth century Canadian press photographer. In...
Victoria Miro Mayfair
18 April - 26 May 2012

Stan Douglas

Midcentury Studio
Victoria Miro is pleased to announce the first gallery exhibition of Canadian artist Stan Douglas. Since the 1980s Stan Douglas has reappropriated key moments from history, precisely examining political, social and racial shifts, in an effort to deconstruct and reimagine...
Victoria Miro Gallery I
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