Stan Douglas - Doppelgänger - Duration: 13:03. Doppelgänger 31 Jan 2020 – 14 Mar 2020. January 31–March 14, 2020 Victoria Miro, London. Stan Douglas will mount a solo show of new work in the Canada Pavilion for the 59th version of the art world’s Olympics. Stan Douglas, Director: Doppelgänger. Stan Douglas 31 Jan — 14 Mar 2020 at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London, United Kingdom Stan Douglas’s “Doppelgänger” by Kevin Brazil. Valentin Kravtchenko 16,300 views. Victoria Miro has announced the representation of Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. Doppelgänger will concurrently be on view at David Zwirner, New York, opening on 16th January 2020. View Stan Douglas’s 81 artworks on artnet. Opening Reception: Jan 30, 2020. In Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger, action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between two oppositional scenarios of Alice’s reception back on Earth. Late in life Beckett produced a short text called “The Lost Ones,” a schematic description of a cylinder in which “lost bodies” roam to find the partner from which they have been separated. Image courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner and Victoria Miro “The action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between the two oppositional scenarios of [astronaut] Alice’s reception back on Earth,” says the Victoria Miro Gallery. LOCATION. Debuted at La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, May You Live in Interesting Times, this ambitious work will be exhibited for the first time in the UK. Doppelgänger is a two-channel video installation by Douglas. As if Destroying the Planet Wasn't Enough, Now Jeff Bezos Wants His Picture Taken With Lizzo. Doppelgänger is concurrently on view at David Zwirner, New York, until 22 February 2020. Stan Douglas’s parallel worlds in Doppelgänger at Victoria Miro By Ian Caldwell on 19/04/2020 The street is dark, but lights can be seen through a few of the windows in the tall apartment block, while friends linger in dim light on the staircase. Stan Douglas: Doppelgänger. When Alice-1’s clone is received by Mission Control, a scientist jokes that it’s silly to think she is an alien, since only white Americans believe in aliens: “Whites like to think they belong in the US, but every time they see an Indian they are reminded they descended from settlers, so they fantasize an alien more alien than themselves.” With this statement, the piece’s “meaning” lands as heavily as a spaceship returning to earth. 16 Wharf Road; In Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger, action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between two oppositional scenarios of Alice’s reception back on Earth. Stan Douglas is a visual artist who lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles. The vignettes that make up the looped narrative of Doppelgänger are shown on two square, translucent screens, which … Stan Douglas. The artist talks 'Star Trek,' Proust, and latest video project 'Doppelgänger.' In Doppelgänger, Stan Douglas’s double square-format video installation (first presented at last year’s Venice Biennale), viewable in the dark from both sides, we are in the space-age proper: generic technology and a global cast take us out of, or at least beyond, contemporary partisan politics for a while. The action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between two oppositional scenarios of Alice’s reception back on Earth. Doppelgänger is set in an alternative recent past with futuristic yet analogue technology, where typewritten messages are transmitted in metal boxes. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that … DATES. Two threads of sci-fi narratives occur in parallel and yet are light years apart. Thank you, your email has been added to the list. A new work by the painter will feature in Victoria Miro’s […]. Doppelgänger, 2019. Art news, exhibitions, competitions and lots more every day, Join the FAD newsletter and get the latest news and articles straight to your inbox, deeds to a château in France (Coming 2021), Victoria Miro has announced representation of Flora Yukhnovich, New Moynihan Train Hall, features 3 ambitious site-specific permanent installations by artists Kehinde Wiley, Elmgreen & Dragset and Stan Douglas. In one version, Alice is received compassionately and welcomed home, whereas in the other, she is treated as an outlaw or a potential threat. 13:03. VIEW ON MAP. Uldalen, NYUAD has opened their first-ever virtual exhibition: not in, of, along, or relating to a line. Alice, a solitary astronaut, … In Doppelgänger, Douglas takes his work to outer space as a double-screen projection shows the journey of a protagonist who … Photographs by: Carol Andrewsk David Zwirne r is showing an exhibit Doppelgänger , a video installation by Stan Douglas, on view at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location in New York. Stan Douglas's work will be on view in the Canada Pavilion at the 59th Biennale di Venezia from May to November 2021. People Artist Stan Douglas, Whose Engrossing Work Imagines Alternative Histories, Will Represent Canada at the 2021 Venice Biennale. For Scenes from the Blackout, he imagined the physical effects of a total loss of power in present-day New York City and how people would behave in such an emergency. Formally ingenious both as an imagined world and as a prose text, the obviousness of the allegories—Plato’s theory of love, Dante’s Commedia—and the involuted repetitions describing different portions of the cylinder leave the reader to observe someone else’s pleasure in formal speculation, rather than to imagine how it must feel to be truly lost, in this or any other world. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that investigate the parameters of their medium. Stan Douglas. A thread linking Stan Douglas’s work across various media—installation, film, television—is the creation of what he has called “speculative histories.” Take “Scenes from the Blackout” (2017), a series of large photographs on display downstairs at Victoria Miro’s north London outpost. Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger features in The Imagination of Time at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum The exhibition, held as part of Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (7–23 February 2020) considers notions of time as explored in art and imaging. Preis auf Anfrage. The show is being shown from January 16 to February 22, 2020. Stan Douglas, Director: Doppelgänger. Victoria Miro Gallery. By Mark Westall • 30 December 2019Share —, Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger, 2019 © Stan Douglas Installation view La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, 2019 Courtesy the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner Photography: Jack Hems. View Stan Douglas’s 81 artworks on artnet. The National Gallery of Canada has announced that Vancouver artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2021. Stan Douglas. This morning I sat at my kitchen table reading the newspaper as I usually do and suddenly tears came to my eyes. United Kingdom. “In Doppelgänger,” Stan Douglas explains, “we see two video screens depicting scenes in an alternative present in which we in the past had invented a process called ‘quantum teleportation’….It’s a real thing, which Einstein derided but it actually turned out to be true, where if you entangle particles, when they’re being created, and take them apart, an action in one makes … See available photographs, prints and multiples, and film, video for sale and learn about the artist. 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. This is the premise of his video installation, Doppelgänger, currently on view at David Zwirner in New York and Victoria Miro in London.As its title suggests, the work, which premiered at the Venice Biennale in 2019, is a tale of doubles. ... Stan Douglas Wants to Take You to Another Earth. Opening Reception: Jan 30, 2020. Stan Douglas: Interregnum was on view at WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, and Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon in 2015. 2019, double-channel video, 26′ The dual-channel videos of Doppelgänger are projected to translucent screens that can be viewed from either side. Stan Douglas: Doppelgänger 31st January–14th March 2020 Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW, Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazineFounder and co-publisher Art of Conversation and founder of the platform @worldoffad. Address. London, United Kingdom. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger, 2019 Jack Hems/Courtesy the artist, David Zwirner, and Victoria Miro Gallery To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up … In 1994, Canadian artist Stan Douglas produced the two-channel black and white film installation Der Sandmann in one of these old studios. People Artist Stan Douglas, Whose Engrossing Work Imagines Alternative Histories, Will Represent Canada at the 2021 Venice Biennale. FAD Magazine is a daily news website covering: Fashion, Art and Design. This speculative history is an allegory of contemporary attitudes towards migration. 11 May - 24 Nov. 2019 This same impulse has produced the main work in the show, the film installation Doppelgänger, which premiered at the Venice Biennale in 2019 and which is projected onto two square screens hanging side by side from the upstairs gallery’s ceiling (in another of its many doublings, it was also exhibited concurrently at David Zwirner, New York until February 22). Recent venues for solo exhibitions include MUDAM, Luxembourg (2018–2019); the Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg (2016); Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida (2016); Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (2016); Wiels, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels (2015); Museu Coleçäo Berardo, Lisbon (2015); Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2014-2015); Carré d’Art – Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nîmes (2013, solo, travelling to Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2014; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, 2015 and Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2015); Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota (2013) and the Moscow Photobiennale 2013. Stan Douglas is a director and writer, known for Doppelgänger (2019), Klatsassin (2006) and The Secret Agent (2015). Courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner and Victoria Miro The National Gallery of Canada announced today that Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59 th Venice Biennale. Speculative histories have been a powerful tradition in black thought in the Americas, from Martin R. Delany’s Blake; or, the Huts of America (1859–62), which imagines a successful slave uprising in Cuba, to Octavia E. Butler’s trilogy Lilith’s Brood (1987–89), which portrays a future in which humans are coerced into breeding with aliens to produce new species. His work has additionally been presented at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia (2019); Sharjah Biennial 14, UAE (2019); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2019); Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2018); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2018); Tate Modern, London (2018); Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland (2017); Hayward Gallery, London (2016-2017); Audain Art Museum, Whistler (2016); The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2016); Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria (2014); Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2013); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, (2012, travelling to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2012); ZKM/Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (2010); and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2010). Stan Douglas, the Canadian video artist and photographer, likes to think about when things go awry. Stan Douglas is a director and writer, known for Doppelgänger (2019), Klatsassin (2006) and The Secret Agent (2015). Courtesy the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner. The National Gallery of Canada has announced that Vancouver artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59th Venice Biennale in 2021. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (installation view), 2019. Victoria Miro is to present Doppelgänger, a video installation by Stan Douglas. Photographs by: Carol Andrewsk David Zwirne r is showing an exhibit Doppelgänger , a video installation by Stan Douglas, on view at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location in New York. In one version, Alice is received compassionately and welcomed home, whereas in the other, she is treated as an outlaw or a potential threat. Regular hours Friday 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday 10:00 – 18:00 Tuesday 10:00 – 18:00 Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 18:00. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (installation view), 2019. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that investigate the parameters of their medium. Exhibitions in the Canada Pavilion are commissioned by the National Gallery of Canada and produced in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts . Alice, a solitary astronaut, is teleported to a distant planet, and so is her double. He is writing a book titled What Ever Happened To Queer Happiness. Times and details Toggle. About . Victoria Miro Gallery. A survey of his work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, toured Europe from 2013 until the … Debuted at La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, “Doppelgänger” a video installation by Stan Douglas is exhibited for the first time in the USA. Stan Douglas’ free virtual talk on January 28 centers on his new permanent public commission Penn Station’s Half Century, 2020, a captivating photographic series that reconstructs nine remarkable but forgotten moments from the history of the original Pennsylvania Station (1910-1963).The artist has created this monumental site-specific artwork for the newly opened … Doppelgänger, 2019. London. Beginning with his 2008 series Crowds and Riots, in which he reconstructed the 1971 Vancouver Gastown Riots, Douglas has used the photographic medium as a tool for understanding the interpersonal dynamics that arise in such moments of societal fracture. Stan Douglas: Doppelgänger 31st January–14th March 2020 Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW This new video installation conjures Douglas’s long-standing interests in doubling, alternate histories, and technologies of seeing, through the lens of quantum entanglement and science fiction. Work by the artist is held in major museum collections, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Pérez Art Museum Miami; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate; Vancouver Art Gallery; and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Prix sur demande. Stan Douglas, the Canadian video artist and photographer, likes to think about when things go awry. London. Christopher Coleman 422 views. A panoramic view of an almost entirely blacked-out cityscape is juxtaposed with scenes of individual experience: resourcefulness and various degrees of misbehaviour. Discover more artworks by Stan Douglas on Ocula now. Image courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner and Victoria Miro “The action on the two screens proceeds alternately in tandem and in parallel, seamlessly moving between the two oppositional scenarios of [astronaut] Alice’s reception back on Earth,” says the Victoria Miro Gallery. Available for sale from Victoria Miro, Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (2019), Two screen projection Jan 31-Mar 14, 2020. Douglas’s film utilizes an early cinematic special-effect called the “doppelgänger trick”: a simple double-exposure which allows one actor to play opposite himself or herself on the film screen. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that investigate the parameters of their medium. Biennale Arte 2019 - "Doppelgänger" by Stan Douglas A Menadèo - aRTs - Loading ... Douglas Stan Television Spots AND Monodramas 1987-1991 - Duration: 7:52. An (XR) exhibition of new paintings by Flora Yukhnovich created during a residency with Victoria Miro in Venice during the autumn of 2019 and completed in her London studio earlier this month. Two-screen projection, duration varies. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (still), 2019. Stan Douglas. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. PRESS RELEASE. A lone […] The artist talks 'Star Trek,' Proust, and latest video project 'Doppelgänger.'. Over the New Year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the opening of the new Moynihan Train Hall, along with three […], Victoria Miro has announced the representation of Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. The exhibition opens Thursday and runs to Feb. 22. Douglas often explores what he calls ‘speculative histories’, picturing pivotal moments when events in the world might have taken a very different turn. Since the early 1990s, multi-channel video installations have been an integral part of Douglas’s practice, allowing for the simultaneous presentation of multiple, overlapping narratives or vantage points, and with Doppelgänger he extends his ongoing exploration of both nonlinear narratives and alternate histories: the omnipresent sense of doubling that is built into the structure of the work implicitly suggests the possibility of simultaneous, diverging experiences and realities. Doppelgänger When one spacecraft embarks on its journey, another is launched at the same time in a parallel reality. In the end, Doppelgänger is less like these works of black speculative fiction than one by a writer Douglas has referenced throughout his career: Samuel Beckett. Speaking of the cinematic... Douglas is fascinated by film. A thread linking Stan Douglas’s work across various media—installation, film, television—is the creation of what he has called “speculative histories.” Take “Scenes from the Blackout” (2017), a series of large photographs on display downstairs at Victoria Miro’s north London outpost. Which world is ours? Douglas appears to want to invoke this tradition; Alice’s awakening on the spaceship seems to be a direct reference to the “Awakening” that opens Butler’s trilogy. A still from Doppelgänger (2019) by Stan Douglas. VIEW ON MAP. In one world migrants are treated suspiciously, in the other with care. In 2017, the artist turned his focus to the pervasive global unrest of 2011 – a year that saw the Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, and riots in cities including London and Douglas’s native Vancouver, amongst other mass protests. Stan Douglas 31 Jan — 14 Mar 2020 at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London, United Kingdom Location details Toggle Location details. I was crying for us—humans. Stan Douglas talks to Interview Stan Douglas, the Canadian video artist and photographer, likes to think about when things go awry. It debuted in the 2019 Venice Biennale, in New York. Stan Douglas’ Doppelgänger features in The Imagination of Time at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum The exhibition, held as part of Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (7–23 February 2020) considers notions of time as explored in art and imaging. One photograph (Skyline) shows a blacked-out Manhattan skyline; another (Jewels) a hand stealing diamonds. The slippage between truth and fiction has been a long-standing preoccupation for the Canadian artist Stan Douglas, whose video installation Doppelgänger traces two parallel timelines, each as seemingly plausible as the other.Set in an alternative present, Doppelgänger is displayed across two square-format, translucent screens … 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 and 2019). Stan Douglas (born October 11, 1960) is an artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia.. Douglas' film and video installations, photography and work in television frequently touch on the history of literature, cinema and music, while examining the "failed utopia" of modernism and obsolete technologies.. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and film, video for sale and learn about the artist. Additionally, Victoria Miro will present selected works from Douglas’s photographic series Scenes from the Blackout. He has exhibited internationally, including Documenta IX, 1992, Documenta X, … The Vancouver-based artist was chosen unanimously by … © Stan Douglas. A still from Doppelgänger (2019) by Stan Douglas. They use speculation to open up interpretation, rather than close it down into a single message, however worthy it may be. Intercut with quasi-abstract passages of colour and light, which nod both to avant-garde cinema as well as the history of space exploration, Doppelgänger presents a nuanced and layered parable that powerfully addresses the slippery notion of objective truth, and the position of the ‘other’ in contemporary society. On the occasion of Doppelgänger’s US premiere, the artist will discuss the work at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Tuesday, January 21. 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 and … In a formal sense, Doppelgänger is fiendishly complex. Venice Biennale 2019: Giardini 3. Alice assumes her mission has failed and she has somehow returned home; but she has, in fact, arrived at a world where everything, from writing to the rotation of the sun, is literally the reverse of what she once knew. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (2019) Courtesy of the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner. Stan Douglas’ free virtual talk on January 28 centers on his new permanent public commission Penn Station’s Half Century, 2020, a captivating photographic series that reconstructs nine remarkable but forgotten moments from the history of the original Pennsylvania Station (1910-1963).The artist has created this monumental site-specific artwork for the newly … Image: Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (installation view), 2019. David Zwirner presents Doppelgänger, a video installation by Stan Douglas, on view at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location in New York.Debuted at the 2019 Venice Biennale, May You Live in Interesting Times, this ambitious work is exhibited for the first time in the United States.Doppelgänger is concurrently on view at Victoria Miro, London, opening on January 31. Kevin Brazil is a writer and critic whose work has been published in Granta, The White Review, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, ArtReview, and Studio International. Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger (2019) Courtesy of the artist, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner. The London-based painter, whose work was first shown at the gallery in a group exhibition in 2019 and has held two subsequent solo exhibitions inspired by a residency with the gallery in Venice, will have a solo show in London in 2022. Stan Douglas is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Award and the 2019 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts. In 2013, a major survey of the artist’s work, Stan Douglas: Photographs 2008–2013, was presented at Carré d’Art – Musée d’Art Contemporain in Nîmes, France. Courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner and Victoria Miro. In Doppelgänger, Stan Douglas’s double square-format video installation (first presented at last year’s Venice Biennale), viewable in the dark from both sides, we are in the space-age proper: generic technology and a global cast take us out of, or at least beyond, contemporary partisan politics for a while. United Kingdom. Doppelgänger is a two-channel video installation by Douglas. Stan Douglas is a visual artist who lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Then, Alice and her ship, the Hermes II, for unknown reasons, return. The exhibition opens Thursday and runs to Feb. 22. Stan Douglas is a Canadian Conceptual artist best known for his video, photography, and film installations. In one version, Alice is received compassionately and welcomed home, whereas in the other, she is treated as an outlaw or a potential threat. Installation view of Doppelgänger, 2019, in Venice. This is the premise of his video installation, Doppelgänger, currently on view at David Zwirner in New York and Victoria Miro in London. 16 Wharf Road. Douglas was unavailable for comment because he is at present preparing an exhibition of his work Doppelgänger, in the David Zwirner gallery in New York. David Zwirner 537 W Stan Douglas, Doppelgänger, 2019. The show is being shown from January 16 to February 22, 2020. Stan Douglas is a Canadian Conceptual artist best known for his video, photography, and film installations. LOCATION. There have been plenty of references to … 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. PRESS RELEASE. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Douglas intentionally heightens the viewer’s feeling of displacement through a continual sense of reversal and mirroring, both in the form and content of his installation. Being literal can be a virtue, but it can also betray a failure of nerve, a lack of confidence in a work’s formal construction or in its audience. It … One screen tells the story of an astronaut called Alice (call her Alice-1) who is simultaneously cloned and teleported to a spaceship in another galaxy. The two Alice clones arrive on opposite earths: Alice-2, arriving on our earth, is quarantined, drugged, and questioned in an interrogation room; Alice-1, arriving on the reverse earth, is welcomed and given medical support. Alice, a solitary astronaut, is teleported to a distant planet, and so is her double. In the work, upon the launch of a spacecraft, another spacecraft launches in a parallel universe as well. Displayed on two square-format, translucent screens, each of which can be viewed from both sides, the looped narrative unfolds in side-by-side vignettes that depict events on worlds that are light years apart. Through this visual tension, he effectively redirects focus to a basic human level – foregrounding how new rules and relationships are forged in such liminal moments and evoking a range of emotions through subtle visual cues. by M. NourbeSe Philip. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects – that investigate the parameters of their medium. This is the premise of his video installation, Doppelgänger, currently on view at David Zwirner in New York and Victoria Miro in London.As its title suggests, the work, which premiered at the Venice Biennale in 2019, is a tale of doubles. Her race is never mentioned yet is clearly significant: she is the only visibly black person in the piece. Victoria Miro Gallery. Courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner and Victoria Miro. History is fickle; those who write it are fickler still. Doppelgänger When one spacecraft embarks on its journey, another is launched at the same time in a parallel reality. But rather than let the cinematic doublings leave us in a place of uncertainty mirroring that experienced by Alice—and that of all the Alices trapped in universes where they can never know whether they will be received with sympathy or hostility—Douglas’s work feels less nuanced than these predecessors. View Doppelgänger by Stan Douglas at David Zwirner in 19th Street, New York, USA. A thread linking Stan Douglas’s work across various media—installation, film, television—is the creation of what he has called “speculative histories.” Take “Scenes from the Blackout” (2017), a series of large photographs on display downstairs at Victoria Miro’s north London outpost. But in another, it is bluntly literal. Doppelgänger is concurrently on view at David Zwirner, New York, until 22 February 2020. Curator: Ralph Rugoff. Jan 31-Mar 14, 2020. Elaborately staged, lit with spotlights, and shot from high angles as if by a movie camera, this alternative history of a New York power cut is produced by manipulating the formal artifice of photography as a medium. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs-and more recently theatre productions and other multidisciplinary projects-that investigate the parameters of … Doppelgänger is set in an alternative present. At the same time, the other screen tells another story: on a planet identical to our earth in every way except that everything is mirrored, another Alice (call her Alice-2) has been cloned and teleported to another spaceship. Douglas was unavailable for comment because he is at present preparing an exhibition of his work Doppelgänger, in the David Zwirner gallery in New York. 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