Victoria Miro Gallery

Isaac Julien

(British, born 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 England
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)
1991
Semaine de la Critique Prize, Young Soul Rebels, Cannes Film Festival
1993
John McKnight International Artist Award, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1995
Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship Award, New York University, Centre for Media, Culture and History
1996
Wexner Museum Fine Arts International Artist Award, Columbus, Ohio
1997
Pratt and Whitney Canada Grand Prize, 15th International Festival of Films on Art for Frantz Fanon, Black Skin White Mask
1998
Andy Warhol Foundation Award; Jerome Foundation Award
1999
Art Pace, International Artist in Residence, San Antonio, Texas

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)

Public Collections

Deutsche Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
Government Art Collection, London, UK
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Tate Collection, London, UK
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain

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