LOVELAND by Charles Stankievech is a project encompassing a large scale video installation of a purple cloud created from military smoke grenades flowing across the Arctic Ocean. Installation also includes ultraviolet fluorescing emeralds and a uniquely designed hand-bound edition of the 1901 science fiction book The Purple Cloud.
LOVELAND is also an artist book with an annotated collection of images ranging from Romantic Painting to WW2 field manuals. Contributing texts by M.P. Shiel, Mark von Schlegell, Mark Lanctôt and Anna-Sophie Springer
VIDEO INSTALLATION Exhibitions + Events
Sept 25, 2013 LOVELAND in ARCTIC at Louisiana Musem of Modern Art, Denmark
2012 LOVELAND acquired by Collection Majudia and Giverny Collection.
May 26, 2012 LOVELAND in Oh, Canada at MASSMoCA.
April 28, 2012 LOVELAND in La Zona at NGBK, Berlin.
2011 LOVELAND acquired by the Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal for their permanent collection.
Dec 16, 2011, 8pm. Book signing and conversation at Motto Berlin with contributors Stankievech, Mark von Schlegell and Anna-Sophie Springer.
Oct 13, 2011. LOVELAND at the Sobey Art Award Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia--on exhibition until Jan 8, 2012.
Oct 9, 2011, 2pm. Book launch and Artist Talk at Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal.
Oct 7, 2011. Opening of LOVELAND as part of the Quebec Triennial 2011 at Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal--on exhibition until Jan 3, 2012.