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Stan Douglas " Artist Talk

2022 Stonecroft Lecture
Stan Douglas – Artist Talk
When: Thursday, October 6th, 2022, 6:00 PM
Where: Auditorium at the National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Lecture also available online via Zoom Live Stream

The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the National
Gallery of Canada (NGC) is proud to present Stan Douglas for the seventh annual Stonecroft
Foundation Visiting Artist Lecture on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 PM. The University of Ottawa is
located on unceded territories of the Algonquin People, who are the traditional guardians of this

This lecture series is made possible thanks to a significant gift from the Stonecroft Foundation for
the Arts, in support of contemporary art discourse. The annual Stonecroft Foundation Visiting Artist
Lecture Series allows the public to discover prominent Canadian artists’ practices. We invite you to
join us on Thursday, October 6th at the NGC Auditorium for the artist talk by Stan Douglas. The
event will also be made available online for live streaming via Zoom.

Stan Douglas is a visual artist who lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles. 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, 2019
and representing Canada in 2022). A survey of his work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, 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 for Photography’s Infinity Prize 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,

Please join us at the NGC Auditorium on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 PM or if you prefer to attend
the conference online, go to the following link to register for the live streaming of the
lecture: http://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XQ9IR-bwSBa-ZikZtUt_5Q
The lecture will be in English with simultaneous French interpretation.

For more information:
Talia M Boileau
Department of Visual Arts
University of Ottawa

About the University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa is committed to research excellence and encourages an interdisciplinary
approach to knowledge creation. The Department offers attentive teaching and mentoring within a
close-knit university community, while also encouraging student interaction with a broad network
of art institutions and professionals. For more information, visit Department of Visual Arts.
University of Ottawa MFA Visual Arts
In this bilingual two-year program students take an in-depth look at theories informing
contemporary art and image culture. Theory courses provide exposure to contemporary artistic and
cultural discourse, and the basis for students ’contextualization of their personal studio work within
current art practice and theoretical investigation. The Professional Internship course, in which
students have the opportunity to work at one of the many art institutions in the region, or with a
professional artist, is a distinctive feature of our program.

The Deadline for Application to the Program is February 1st. Information about the application
process is available at: https://www2.uottawa.ca/faculty-arts/programs/graduate/visual-arts
Interested candidates are invited to contact Professor Lorraine Gilbert, Graduate Program Director
for more information: lorraine.gilbert@uottawa.ca


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