Stan Douglas – AHVA Koerner Artist in Residence 2019-2020

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia is pleased to announce Stan Douglas as the Koerner Artist in Residence, from September 2019 to April 2020. During his residency at UBC, Douglas will be provided a studio in the Audain Art Centre, participate in the AHVA visual art faculty exhibition in September at the AHVA Gallery, and conduct studio and class visits with students.

Douglas will present a public artist talk on Wednesday, October 9, at 5:30pm in Lasserre 102.

Stan Douglas is a visual artist who lives and works in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Since 1990 his films, videos, and photographs have been seen in exhibitions internationally, including four Venice Biennales and Documentas IX, X and XI. A survey of recent work, Stan Douglas: Mise en scène, travelled throughout Europe from 2013 until the end of 2015 and his play Helen Lawrence toured internationally until 2017. He was the 2016 recipient of the Hasselblad Prize and since 2009 he has been a core faculty member in the Grad Art Department of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

The Koerner Artist in Residence Program in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory is made possible by the generous support of the Koerner Foundation and a private BC-based foundation.

Image: Stan Douglas © Evaan Kheraj