Cyprien Gaillard studied in Lausanne and lives and works in Berlin. He has been the recipient of a number of awards, including Melbourne International Film Festival Award for Best Experimental Short and the Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst. Solo exhibitions include: MoMA PS1; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; and Tate Modern, London. Major group shows include the Venice Biennial; Biennale de Lyon; Gwangju Biennial; and the Berlin Biennale.
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…