Charles Stankievech‘s diverse body of work, which includes installations, curatorial projects and performance lectures, has been shown internationally at institutions including the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; and documenta, and the Berlin, Venice and SITE Santa Fe Biennials. He was twice a finalist for the Sobey Art Prize, and his curatorial project CounterIntelligence and his solo exhibition Monument as Ruin won OAAG best exhibition awards, in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
The Drowned World at Cinesphere
Location: Ontario Place - Cinesphere
Guest curated by Charles Stankievech. During the Biennial, the Cinesphere becomes a world within a world, merging film and sound art with scent and changing atmospheric conditions. From cosmological origin stories, to a future in which civilization is extinct, The Drowned World contrasts deep time with the decline of global ecologies. The…