Julian Charrière, born in Morge, Switzerland, currently lives and works in Berlin. A former student of Olafur Eliasson and participant of the Institut für Raumexperimente, Charriére has exhibited his work at the Parasol Unit, London; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne; Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; TBA21 in Vienna; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India; 12th Biennale de Lyon; and the Venice Biennale. Charrière was awarded the Kiefer Hablitzel Award / Swiss Art Award in both 2013 and 2015. In 2018, he won the GASAG prize at the Berlinischer Galerie.
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…