Victoria Miro Gallery

Isaac Julien

(British, b. 1960)

all that's solid melts into air (playtime) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

ALL THAT'S SOLID MELTS INTO AIR (Playtime), 2013

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altar (playtime) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

ALTAR (Playtime), 2013

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eclipse (playtime) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

ECLIPSE (Playtime), 2013

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emerald city / capital (playtime) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

EMERALD CITY / CAPITAL (Playtime), 2013

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fantôme créole series (cinema cinema) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

Fantôme Créole Series (Cinema Cinema), 2005

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green screen goddess, triptych (ten thousand waves) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

Green Screen Goddess, Triptych (Ten Thousand Waves), 2010

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horizon / elsewhere (playtime) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

HORIZON / ELSEWHERE (Playtime), 2013

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nanjing road tram (ten thousand waves) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

Nanjing Road Tram (Ten Thousand Waves), 2010

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true south series no. 1 (taonga mahi / apparatus 1) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

True South series No. 1 (Taonga mahi / Apparatus 1), 2008

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western union series no. 2 (flight towards other destinies 1) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

Western Union Series No. 2 (Flight Towards Other Destinies 1), 2007

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when the tree blooms (ten thousand waves) by isaac julien

Isaac Julien

When the Tree Blooms (Ten Thousand Waves), 2010

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Biography

Timeline

1960
Born in 1960, in England; lives and works in London.
1980 - 1984
Central St. Martin's School of Art, BA Fine Art Film (1st Class Honors)
1987 - 1989
Les Entrepreneurs de L’Audiovisuel European (EAVE), Brussels (Post-Doctoral)
1995 That Rush!, 1995, 16mm, colour film, video transfer. Sound. 7 min
1996 Frantz Fanon, Black Skin White Mask, 35mm, colour film. Sound 73 min
1999 Three, 1999, 35mm, sepia/colour film. Sound. 14 min
1999 The Conservators Dream, 16mm, sepia/colour film, video transfer. Sound. 4 min
1999 Long Road to Mazatlan, 16mm, sepia/colour film, video transfer.Sound.20min
2000 Vagabondia, 2000,16mm, colour film, video transfer. Sound.7min
2002 Paradise Omeros, (single screen),16mm black&white/colour film, DVD transfer. Sound. 18.51min

Exhibitions

2010 - 2011
`WESTERN UNION: Small Boats' (5 screen) in 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
8th Shanghai Biennale, China (Ten Thousand Waves single screen collaboration with CHoP, and photographic works)
Isaac Julien, BASS Museum, Miami, USA (Solo)
Julia Stoschek Collection, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (True North)
Collected. Reflections on the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum, Harlem, New York, USA (Paradise Omeros)
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin White Mask, Bienal de Sao Paolo, Brazil
I Love You, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, USA (Long Road to Mazatlán)
CUE: Artist's Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (Vagabondia, Performing for the Camera)
Afro Modern, Tate Liverpool, UK (Cast No Shadow, Western Union Series)

Literature

2008
Flash Art, Review, May/June 2008
James Christopher, The Times, How to Repeat the Unique, 20 February 2008
Colin McCabe, The New Statesman, Life After Death, 25 February 2008
Brian Sewell, The Evening Standard, Where’s the Jarman I knew?, 29 February 2008
Laura Cumming, The Observer, Jarman’s Rhapsody in Blue, 2 March 2008
Waldemar Januszczak, The Sunday Times, His Blue heaven, 2 March 2008
Sandra Rehme, Artforum, Critics’ Picks, 12 March 2008
Charles Darwent, The Independent on Sunday, The painful history of a modern martyr, 2 March 2008
Brian Sholis, Artforum.com, There is a light that never goes out, 9 June 2008
David Frankel, Artforum, Isaac Julien, February 2008