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.
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…