Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Johan Grimonprez: Dialogues
February 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Koen Bauters, Photograph of Johan Grimonprez, n.d
Johan Grimonprez: Dialogues is the Belgian multimedia artist and filmmaker Johan Grimonprez’s first solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Windsor. Through a cinematic lens, he provokes daring conversations that challenge notions of globalization, and the political relationships between people and their governments on the big screen. Featuring the critically-acclaimed films, dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y and Blue Orchids + Raymond Tallis | on tickling, the exhibition contemplates the global boundaries between reality and representation in cinema as well as blurs the relationships between the body and mainstream media imagery through various forms of dialogue.
Curated by Jaclyn Meloche
The Art Gallery of Windsor would like to thank the Humanities Research Group at the University of Windsor for co-presenting the exhibition.