Vancouver artist Stan Douglas is Canada’s first black representative at the Venice Biennale
Canadian artist Stan Douglas was selected to represent Canada at the famous Vienna Biennale Exhibition.
Originally from Vancouver, Douglas is an interdisciplinary artist, including photography, theater and film. His entry into the Biennale exhibition includes two works. first time, 2011 ≠ 1848A collection of photographs inspired by the similarities between the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring in 2011 and the 1848 “National Spring” where many anti-noble rebellions were seen in Europe.Second, the title video installation ISDNHeld shortly before 2011, features videos of British grime artists in addition to videos of Maharaganat artists who mix hip-hop, techno and Egyptian folk music.
This is the first official Canadian representative to appear at the Douglas Biennale for the fifth time. He was the first black artist to be selected to represent Canada at the exhibition and is considered by some to be the most prestigious in the world.
This is an image of the Douglas Biennale exhibit, courtesy of the Venice Biennale and the National Gallery of Canada.
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Artist Stan Douglas represents Canada at the famous Vienna exhibition
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