Photo of Stan Douglas.

Photo: Evaan Kheraj

Stonecroft Foundation Visiting Artist Lecture series: Stan Douglas

Thursday, October 6, 2022
6:00 p.m. EDT
National Gallery of Canada Auditorium, livestreamed on Zoom
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

Join us for the seventh annual Stonecroft Foundation Visiting Artist Lecture, featuring internationally renowned Canadian artist Stan Douglas. Following a talk about his work — including his representation of Canada at this year’s Venice Biennale — there will be a Q&A session for members of the public.

This lecture is presented by the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Canada.

In English with French interpretation. Please note that this is a hybrid event. Attend onsite at the Gallery, or watch the live broadcast from home via Zoom. To ensure your place, please confirm your attendance by registering in advance. Given that onsite capacity is limited, those who have not pre-registered will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The event will be not be recorded nor archived on the site for later viewing.


Born in Vancouver in 1960, Stan Douglas is a visual artist who currently lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles. His films and photographs have been included in exhibitions internationally since the early 1980s, including documenta IX, X and XI (1992, 1997, 2002), and five Venice Biennales (1990, 2001, 2005, 2019, officially representing Canada in 2022). A survey of his work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, toured Europe from 2013 until the end of 2015. In addition, 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 from the French Ministry 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, California.


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Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:00 p.m.
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