Stan Douglas

Stan Douglas, Christine Ross and [[Okwui Enwezor]] at [[Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal]] Stan Douglas (born October 11, 1960) is an artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Since the late 1980s, he has created works in film and photography as well as theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects that investigate the parameters of their respective mediums. 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.

He has exhibited internationally, including Documenta IX, 1992, Documenta X, 1997, Documenta XI, 2002 and the Venice Biennale in 1990, 2001, 2005 and 2019. Douglas was chosen to represent Canada in the 2021 Venice Biennale.

Art collector Friedrich Christian Flick, in the foreword to the ''Stan Douglas'' monograph, describes Douglas as "a critical analysis of our social reality. Samuel Beckett and Marcel Proust, E.T.A. Hoffmann and the Brothers Grimm, blues and free jazz, television and Hollywood, Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud haunt the uncanny montages of the Canadian artist." Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Douglas, Stan, 1960-
    Published 2008
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