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Solo Exhibition at KIN, Brussels


The Desert Turned to Glass Monograph, Hatje Cantz

  Exhibitions + Performances + Residencies   Publications + Lectures + Awards  

The Desert Turned to Glass

. Solo Exhibition at Oakville Galleries, Oct 2024

Survival in the 21st Century

. Exhibition at Deichtorhallen, Hamburg curated by Georg Diez + Nicolaus Schafhausen, May - Nov 2024

The Glass Key (Solstice)

. Performance at the Hamburg Planetarium for Summer Solstice produced in partnership with Diechtorhallen's School of Survival. A collaboration with Ala Roushan: June 20+21.

The Glass Key (Séance)

. Performance at HOUSE, Berlin. May 2024

Poetics of Encryption

. Exhibition at KW, Berlin curated by Nadim Samman, Feb - May 2024

The Desert Turned to Glass

. Solo Exhibition at KIN Gallery, Brussels, Sep 7 - Oct 21st, 2023

Eye of Silence

. Screening at ITA, ETH Zurich curated by Matthias Kolher, June 22, 2023

Eye of Silence

. Screening at NTU Centre for Contemporary Arts curated Ute Meta Bauer, Singapore, May 10th, 2023

The Desert Turned to Glass

. Solo Exhibition at Contemporary Calgary, March 2 - May 14th, 2023

The Glass Key (Domus)

. Live concert in the Planetarium Dome at Contemporary Calgary, March 2, 2023

Research Professorship at Obuchi Labratory

. Year-long research position in the Dept. of Architecture, University of Tokyo, 2022-23

Visual Cultures of the Circumpolar North, JHI Research Group

. Member of University of Toronto working research group.2022-2023.

The Last Museum @ The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

. KW exhibition touring to Nýlistasafnið (The Living Art Museum), Reykjavik, June 2022.

The Glass Key: Timanfaya

. The Glass Key: Timanfaya presented as a live concert curated by Dehlia Hannah for Rewilding the Museum, ARKEN/Royal Academy of Art onsite in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Jan 2022.

No6092 (Law of the Good Neighbour) @ KW & National Gallery of Canada

. KW commission partnering with the National Gallery of Canada. Oct-Dec 2021.
. . Part of the Open Secret series

La llave de cristal (viajeros espejo) - [The Glass Key: Mirror Travellers]

. Commissioned Sound Installation for James Turrell Cenote Ampitheatre - "Tree of Light" by TAE foundation, Merida, Mexico. Curated by Daniela Perez at Hacienda Ochil. May 2021

Ecologies: A Song for Our Planet

. The Soniferous Æther as part of the exhibition at Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, until Feb, 27, 2022.

The Last Museum @ PCAI, Athens

. KW exhibition touring to Polyeco Contemporary Art Initiative, Athens Greece Sept, 2021.

The Last Museum @ KW, Berlin

. Commision and Exhibition at KW, Berlin. April - July, 2021

Helloland: Art, War and the Wireless Imagination

. Exhibition at The Rooms, St. John's, NFLD. Jan 2020 - Aug 2021

. . Curated by Darryn Doull and Melony Ward

The Drowned World at the Inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art

. Created / curated the sound art and video program for the biennial in the site-specific Cinesphere (original home of IMAX), with artists: Aki Inomata / Alvin Lucier / Apichatpong Weerasethakul / Aryo Danusiri / Brandon Poole / Clarice Lispector / Cyprien Gaillard / Dark Morph / Drexciya / J.G. Ballard / James Tenney / Jean Painleve / Julian Charriere /Jumana Manna / Katarzyna Badach and Alfredo Ramos Fernandez / Lisa Rave / Marguerite Humeau / Nils-Alak Valkeapaa / Pauline Oliveros / Revital Cohen and Tuur van Balen / Ville Kokkonen / Comme des Garcons / Whatever / World Soundscape Project. Fall 2019.

. . Catalogue with the Essay Archeopsychic Archipelago here.

Horror Vacui at SOUND Artissima, Turin Italy.

. Curated exhibition for Artissima Art Fair at Officine Grandi Riparazioni, presented by Unique Multiples, Nov 2018.

Until Finally O Just Become a Dot.

. Commission for the Musée des arts contemporaine de Montréal, Summer 2017.

Fogo Island Residency

. Summer 2017.

GO CANNY! Poétique du sabotage

. exhibition at Villa Arson, France, Feb 2017.

No6092 at the National Gallery

. Exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada for the Sobey Art Prize, Fall 2016

Supercrtiical Decay @ Venice Biennale

. Billlboard and Text project for Venice Biennale and Eflux Journal.

The Soniferous Æther @ Prefix International Centre for Art

. The Soniferous Æther 35m film installation, objects, photos and artefacts in solo exhibition.

. . Review in Art in America, Dec 2015

Corruption: Everybody Knows... @ e-Flux Gallery, NYC

. Group Exhibition at e-Flux Gallery, NYC, November 11–December 23, 2015.

. . Review in New York Times. Dec 3, 2015.

. . . Artists: Pio Abad, Peggy Ahwesh, Julieta Aranda, Sarnath Banerjee, CAMP, Moyra Davey, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Rana Hamsadeh, Francis Newton Souza, Gabriel Acevedo Velarde, Susanne M. Winterling, Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Yin-Ju Chen and James T. Hong, Hu Fang, Hassan Khan, Wietske Maas, Naeem Mohaiemen, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Aaron Schuster, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Charles Stankievech, Jan Verwoert.

Kiev Biennale

. The Soniferous Æther shown at the Kyiv Biennale as part of the Research for Proxy Politics. Oct 6th, 2015.

Extraction Empire, Film Program @ The Power Plant

. Stankievech curates Film Program at Power Plant, Toronto

Cycle Music and Art Festival, Iceland @ Kópavogur Art Museum

. Ghost Rockets World Tour Installation at Kópavogur Art Museum. 13 Aug. - 11 Oct.2015

Rare Earth @ TBA21, Vienna

. Group Exhibition at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna

. . Stankievech's Anbarium commissed by TBA21 and acquired for the collection.


. Jan 10, April 19th, 2015, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University

. . Review in Canadian Art.

. . . Work acquired by the museum for their permament collection.

8th Berlin Biennale: CounterIntelligence

. Lecture and book launch at 8th Berlin Biennale, May 14, 2014.

SITE Sante Fe Biennale: Sitelines 2014

. July 17, 2014 - Jan 2015. SITE Santa Fe, USA


. Curatorial research project at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Jan 23 - Mar 16, 2014.

. . Selected Reviews: ARTFORUM, Toronto Star, Canadian Art

How I stopped Loving... at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

. Part of the show Arab Contemporary from Jan 30 - May 4th, 2014

Science Fiction 21: The Last Frontier

. Curated by Candice Hopkins with work by Brian Jungen, Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn + Charles Stankievech

. . Dec 14, 2013 - Jan 19, 2014 at the OR Gallery, Vancouver.

LOVELAND at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

. Part of the show ARKTIS with Caspar David Friedrich, Guido van der Werve, Darren Almond, Gerhard Richter, Sophie Calle, and Wolfgang Tillmans.

. . Sept 25, 2013 - Feb 2, 2014.

Nuit Blanche, Toronto

. Presentation of TSA for single night screening in Canada First Place, Toronto.

Gravity's Rainbow in Circling The Inverse Square @ KWAG

. Group Show at KWAG, Canada. September 13, 2013 – January 5, 2014

The Soniferous Æther of The Land Beyond The Land Beyond

. Commission and Solo Exhibition at National Arts Centre.

Labor Berlin 12: Drifting @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt

. HOMELAND SECURITY exhibited at HKW, Berlin 15 Dec - 20 Jan 2013

. . Catalogue available with a text by Syelle Hase on HOMELAND

HOMELAND SECURITY (Its hard to find a good lamp)

. Exhibition at Marfa Book Company, Texas: Sept 22 - Oct 9, 2012

Marfa, Texas Residency

. Fieldwork Residency July-Sept, 2012

Oh! Canada @ MASSMoCA

. May 27, 2012-April 2013, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA).

LOVELAND @ La Zona, NGBK, Berlin

. Group exhibition at NGBK, Berlin curated by : Sandra Bartoli, Michael Danner, Ulrike Feser, Silvan Linden und Florian Wüst

. . Opening April 27. Exhibition April 27-June 3rd.

OVERxOUT commissioned for 5x5

. Public Art Commission for Washington, DC, curated by Steve Rowell

. . March 2012

Over the Rainbow, Under the Radar: Touring Solo Exhibition

. 1st Venue: Foreman Art Gallery, Bishops Unversity, Quebec, Sept-Dec. 2011.

. . 2nd Venue: Southern Alberta Art Gallery. Lethbridge, Alberta. March 10th, 8pm

Quebec Triennial 2011

. LOVELAND on exhibition Oct 7 - Jan 2012.

. . Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal.

Canadian Forces Artist Program 2011

. Residency at CFS ALERT Military Base at the tip of Ellesmere Island--historic and active signal intelligence base and northernmost settlement on Earth.

Sobey Art Award 2011

. Finalist repesenting Westcoast + Yukon.

. . Exhibition of Shorlisted Artists: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Sept 2011 - Jan 2012.

Ha Ha Road: Touring Group Exhibition

. 1st Venue: QUAD Gallery, Derby, UK: 12 Aug - 23 Oct. 2011

. .2nd Venue: Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK: 26 Nov 2011 to 7 Jan 2012

. . . Artists: Chantal Akerman (BE), Fischli + Weiss (CH), Ceal Floyer (UK), Rodney Graham (CA), Pipilotti Rist (CH), Ariel Schlesinger (IL), Roman Signer (CH), Charles Stankievech (CA), Erwin Wurm (AT) + others.

Illuminations: Highlights from the Yukon Permanent Art Collection

. Yukon Arts Centre. Whitehorse. Yukon Territory. June 2 - Aug 28th. 2011.

. . Selected acquistions from the last 30 years.

OVER THE WIRE #07: Center for Land Use Interpretation

. curated and produced exhibition with CLUI and SOVA Students.

. . Exhibition and Publication.


. Exhibition co-produced by Yukon Film Society + Yukon Arts Centre. March 25 -April 6

. . Catalogue with Interview by Sophie Springer "Rainbows + Rigor ...Mortis"

. . . Lecture + Curated Screening of Cold War Propaganda Films Mar. 25, 5-8pm

. . . . With Lecture from Parks Canada Historian David Neufeld on Modernism and the Arctic Thurs. March 31, 7pm

. . . . . Installation accompanied by Photographs by JJ Johnson + historic DEW artifacts from Macbride Museum


. Exhibition curated by Lance Blomgren. Yukon Art Centre Mar. 24 - May 21

. . Featuring ZENO'S PHANTASIES along with work by Eadweard Muybridge, Michael Snow, Chris Marker, Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler + others with catalogue essay by Blomgren.

NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day (APOD)

. Feb 8: Photo of "Das Eismeer aus Licht" by Stankievech + Springer selected as NASA APOD.

Workshop @ Canadian Centre for Architecture: The Idea of North

. Feb 19, 2011: 2pm

Lecture + Peformance for TONSPUR VIENNA

. Jan 11, 2011: 7pm, Raum-D, Museum Quartier

. . Part of the Tonspur-Loundspeaker series with lectures also by Diedrich Diederichsen, Peter Weibel, Brandon LeBelle, Andres Bosshard, Carl M. von Hausswolf + Helga de la Motte-Haber.

Artist in Residence @ Quartier21, MuseumQuartier, Vienna

. Jan. 2011

Tonspur-The Loudspeaker

. Group Exhibition with Janet Cardiff, Gary Hill, Stephen Vitiello + others.

. . Museum Quartier, Vienna Dec. 1. - Feb 20.

OVER THE WIRE: A Conceptual Pedagogy

. Presentation of conceptual/curatorial project at TRAFFIC: Conceptual Art in Canada.

. . Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto. Canada. Nov. 25, 2010

OVER THE WIRE 06: Deborah Stratman + Steve Badgett/SIMPARCH

. SOVA Gallery. Dec 17 - Jan 17th.

Toronto International Art Fair.

. with Galerie Donald Browne.

Ghost Rockets World Tour

. Solo Exhibition at Galerie Donald Browne. Oct 9 - Nov 13 2010

. . First comprehensive presentation of the rocket launch series, including: scorched rocket launch pads, videos, navigational talismans and a limited edition silkscreened rock'n roll poster by Berlin studio Bongoût.

. . . Sound archived at the Palais de Toyko, Paris

Dans l'archipel du Waterpod

. Group Exhibition collecting work from the NYC residency Waterpod.

. . Occurrence, Montreal, Canada | 11 Sept. - 16 Oct.

. . . Curated by Eve K. Tremblay including the following artists: Alison Ward, BGL, Carissa Carman + Logan Smith, Charles Stankievech, Mira & Derek Hunter, Diane Borsato, Frédérique Saia, Geneviève Rousseau, Gregory Chatonsky, Ian Daniel, Mary Mattingly, Jean-Pierre Bourgeault, Kate Greenslade, Marc Dulude, Rodney Latourelle + Sylvie Cotton.

ISEA 2010

. Exhibition of The DEW Project as part of ISEA2010.

. . Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund

. . . 20 August– 5 September 2010, Dortmund, Germany.

Binaural Artist Residency + Concert: Paivascapes

. Artist Residency + Concert in Portugal.

. . with Phil Niblock, o.blaat, + others. Summer 2010.

. . . Exhibition, Catalogue, + CD release 2011.


. OVER THE WIRE project curated by Charles Stankievech

. . April 22 - May 7, 2010: Opening Aprril 22, 8pm at the ODD Gallery, Dawson City.

Ghost Rockets @ Palais de Toyko, Paris

. Presentation of Purple Haze and Blackbird launches

. . Special Projects, Palais de Toyko, Paris, Mar 1-31, 2010.

Magnetic Norths

. a project by Stankievech at the Leonard + Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal.


. . . Feb. 25-Apr. 17, 2010.

. . . . Opening: 17:30, Feb 25th  |  Curator's Talk: Sat. 14:00, Feb 27th

. . . . . See Full list of film screenings and events.

. . . . . . Read Exhibition Essay online with full catalogue listing of works.

. . . . . . . Read Press: Canadian Art Review |Canadian Art Preview | Le Devoir | Mirror |

Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art

. Installation of The DEW Project.

. . Toronto, Canada: May 1-31, 2010

Radio Without Boundaries Conference

. Keynote Address: "The DEW Project and electromagnetic boundaries in the Arctic"

. . Toronto, Canada: May 27-29, 2010

Architectures of Sound: Music and Materiality

. Radiance composition created for Philip Glass's organisation MATA.

. . Jan. 13, 2010. ISSUE Project Room, NYC

. . . March 21, 2010: The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlotteville, VA.

Purple Haze: Ghost Rocket Launch

. Rocket Launch and other performances on frozen Arctic Ocean.

. . At historic DEW Line site, near Tuktoyuktuk, Canada, Winter Solstice 2009.

Ponce Inlet

. Music Composition with Yolande Harris + Erik Deluca.

. . Nov.11, 2009. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Miami, FL

Organic Minimalsim

. Group Exhibition, showing Gravity's Rainbows, an installation.

. . Oct. 4-31, 2009. LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California.

Future Perfect (Rocket Mysticism)

. Rocket Launch + Sound Performance at Teufelsberg Towers, Berlin, Germany.

. . Original Performance August 10 / Relaunch on August 21, 2009 with Haseeb Ahmed.

Space Oddity Rocket Launch

. Rocket Launch Intervension Edwards Air Force Base, Mojave Desert, Califorina.

. . October 3, 2009. Part of the Ghost Rockets Tour.

Telstar Rocket Launch

. Rocket Launch Intervension near NASA Jet Propolsion Labs, Pasadena, Califorina.

. . October 3, 2009. PArt of the Ghost Rockets Tour.

Rocket Launch with Will Cotton + E.V. Day

. Rocket Launch with Embedded Wireless Video Camera

. . Launched in East River, NYC from the Waterpod. August 16th, 17h30.

Residency on the Waterpod Project

. Artist in Residence on the Waterpod.org in NYC, NY. June 14-16th, 2009.

Rocketman Launch at Peenemünde, Usedom Island, Germany

. Rocket Launch Spectacle with Mai Hofstad Gunnes.

. . Launched on abandoned Aircraft Runway at Nazi V2 Rocket Facility in Peenemünde

Dark Side of the Moon: A Spectral Explosion in Imipolex G.

. Pyrotechnic Ligh + Soundt Spectacle with Rocket Launch

. Atlantic Center for the Arts. Florida. June 2009.

The DEW Project: Site-Specific Field Installation

. Field Installation in the wilderness of the Yukon, Canada.

. . Broadcasting: Centennial of the North Pole Discovery, April 2009.

. . . Review in Canadian Art here.

. . . . Interview on CBC Radio One, April 16. Audio archive here. [9mins]

Residency with Alvin Lucier.

. Atlantic Center for the Arts. Florida. May-Jun.

Gary Hill + KIAC School of Visual Arts: The Highcoo of Synaesthesia

. Over The Wire, Curatorial Project Series, ODD gallery. April 2009

Plus qu’une surface, less than a volume

. Solo Exhibition, University of Laval, Quebec City, Canada.

. . Vernissage, Feb 19th, 2009, 17h. e-vite here.

. . . Reviews: LE SOLEIL + VOIR.

Over The Wire: Curatorial Project Series @ KIAC SOVA

. . Shary Boyle. Anthropomorphic Mother. Catalogue Due Out Spring 2009.

LAST TRAIN: A Wake for Martin Kippenberger's METRO-Net in Dawson City

. Exhibition/Screenings around the "late" METRO-Net Station

. . Jan 30, 2009, ODD Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

Over The Wire: Curatorial Project Series @ KIAC SOVA

. Tim Hecker. Sonic Palimpsest. May 2008. CD Release Dec. 2008

Blood, Sweat and Tears

. Group Exhibition. Galerie Donald Browne. July-Aug 2008.

Architectural Association

. Workshop in London, UK, July 2008.

Horror Vacui in Canadian Art

. Summer Print Issue. Download pdf of review here.

. . . Project archived here + Galerie Donald Browne.


. Solo Exhibition. Vidéographe + Quartier Ephémère. Mar.- Jun. 2008

. . Writing by Meredith Carruthers (Leisure Projects / CCA)

. . . Exhibition Publication available here.

. . . . REVIEWS: Canadian Art + Le Devoir

Conceptual Filiations

. Group Exhibition. Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery. May, 2008

. . Project website with downloadable music.

. . . Ways of Thinking archive

. . . . REVIEWS: Canadian Art + Le Devoir

Horror Vacui

. Solo Exhibition.. Galerie Donald Browne. Jan. 2008.

Aletheia's Veil

. Solo Exhibition. Dazibao: centre de photographies actuelles. Nov15-Dec15, 2007.

. . Performance Nov. 15: 6pm, vernissage to follow (artist will be in attendance)

Möbius Fields

. Sound piece in «Interpreting the Soundscape» curated by Peter Cusak

. . Included in the current issue of Leonardo Music Journal (MIT press): «Noises Off: Sound Beyond Music». LMJ16.


. Sound Art Exhibition @ the SAT. Sept 5th - Oct 7, 2007

. . Work included in the exhibition: piano . möbius19566591.71717^2 . möbius fields

Dazibao | PRIM: Residency.

. Partnership residency for the production of a new work. Summer/Fall 2007.

The Clearing

. Solo Exhibition. The Other Gallery. Banff Centre for the Arts. June 2007.


. Sound Performance. Banff New Media Institute. June 18th.

Banff Centre for the Arts: Residency

. Thematic residency: Imaginary Places. May-June, 2007.

Good Vibrations

. Exhibition at the Cloche Gallery, March 2007.


. The work "Huxley, Alberta" included in the group exhibition at Art Mur.

. . March 22nd to April 10th, 2007; Catalogue Release: 5pm, April 10th, 2007.

. . . Writing on the work "Huxley, Alberta" by Shawn Petsche published in the journal Pivot.


. Exhibition at the Parisian Laundry

. . Vernissage: Thurs, March 8th, 6-9pm. [ invite ]

. . . Exhibition: March 9th - 24th, Tues - Sat 12 - 17h.

. . . Performance: Sat, March 24th, 15h in the Bunker.

Fattie e Finzioni

. site-specific exhibition concurrent with the 10th Biennale for Architecture, Venice, Italy.

. . Vernissage and Catalogue release: October 7th, 2006; 5pm. Exhibition until Nov 19th.

. . . works in exhibition: Solo Nota (San Servolo) + Island of Discarded Plastic (Leonia)

Artist Talk

. Artist Talk at Paved Arts + New Media, SK, Canada. Nov 4th, 1pm.

artLAB San Servolo Artist Residency.

. August 2006. Venice, Italy.

«Genetic Artifacts»   [Performance with Kim Cascone + others]

. 02 July 2006. S.A.T.[Societé des arts technologieques], Montréal, Canada.

. . 5min video excerpt of performance.

Whispers (for WB)

. 25 May 2006 - 27 June 2006. New York, USA.

. . Exhibition: «Wild Information Network», The Department of Ecology, Art, and Technology.

«Parametric Design Workshop»: Canadian Design Research Network [CDRN]

. 27-30 May 2006. Faculty of Architecture, Landscape + Design, U of Toronto, Canada.

. . Generative Components workshop with Rapid Prototype experimentation.

‘Get out of the room, Get into the head': Headphones and Acoustic Phenomenology

. 1-4 June 2006. University of Toronto, Canada.

. . Lecture + Publication at the «Subtle Technologies» Symposium: Responsive Architectures.

. . . Order publication here.

Möbius Serum Albumin

. 16mm film sculpture: «Cube on the Move» Exhibition: Sat. + Sun. April 8 + 9th, 2006. Montréal, Canada.

Kleinnian Feedback

. Live sound performance in «Hexagram's Black Box»: January 26 + 27, 2006 at 7pm. Montréal, Canada.



The Desert Turned to Glass Book Launch at KW, Berlin

. Book launch with editor Dr. Nadim Samman as part of Poetics of Encryption. April 27, 2024

Afterall Issue 55/56

. Editor of the double volume of Afterall Journal, University of Chicago Press.

Shaping Atmospheres: From Terraforming Land to Geoengineering Air

. Essay inAfterall Journal Iss. 55/56 (University of Chicago Press).
. . Co-written with Ala Roushan
. . . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/729148s

Breathe with Me, a Breath of Life: Material Mysticism in Clarice Lispector and Lygia Clark

. Essay reprint in Afterall Journal Iss. 55/56 (University of Chicago Press).
. . Originally published in BREATHLESS, ed. Ala Roushan, Power Plant.
. . . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/729133

Contradictions: A Conversation with Richard Mosse

. Conversation between Charles Stankievech and Richard Mosse in Afterall Journal Iss. 55/56 (University of Chicago Press).
. . DOI:https://doi.org/10.1086/729147

Origins of Life: 8th Annual Ursula Franklin Forum on Science, Engineering and Society

. Panel discussion organized by Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar at Massey College, University of Toronto with Dr. Nita Sahai, Dr. Haley Sapers, and Dr. Joel Ong.

The Desert Turned to Glass Lecture

. Fabrica Co-Ecologies Series curated by Carlos Casas.

Reviews of The Desert Turned to Glass at KIN

. Frieze & Artforum

The Desert Turned to Glass Book Launch

. with Nikolaus Hirsch and Silvia Franceschini at CIVA, Brussels, Sep 6th

The Desert Turned to Glass Monograph - Hatje Cantz

. New monograph on Stankievech's work published by Hatje Cantz

. . Edited by Ala Roushan, Dehlia Hannah, and Nadim Samman with 15 contributors

Charles Stankievech in Conversation with Ala Roushan

. Conversation at ITA with introduction by Daniela Mitterberger, ETH Zurich June 22, 2024

Charles Stankievech in Conversation with Ute Meta Bauer

. Conversation at NTU Centre for Contemporary Arts, Singapore, May 10th, 2023

The Centre Cannot Hold: a History of Early Warning Systems

. Lecture for CRASSH, Cambridge University, Feb. 24, 2023

Foreword: Medium/Metaphor/Milieu, Afterall Journal No.53

. Wrote foreword and edited Vol.53 of Afterall for University of Chicago Press.
. . Download Foreword as pdf here. 2022

Open Secret and No6092 Publication

. Publication of No6092 in the catalogue Open Secret by KW, Berlin, Fall 2022

SSHRC Grant: "Architecture Shaping Atmosphere"

. National Research Grant in collaboration with Ala Roushan (Toronto), Yusuke Obuchi (Toyko), Florencia Colombo (Zurich) and Ville Kokkonen (Zurich). 2022-2024.

Charles Stankievech and The Double Agent @ The Courtauld

. Talk for the Research Forum at The Courtauld Institute, Nov 29, 2022

Terror Contagion - Max and Iris Stern International Symposium 14 @ MACM

. Talk with Laura Poitras, Eyal Weizman, Ronald Deibert and several human rights activitis and lawyers at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. March 12 &13, 2022

The Drowned World Curatorial Essay for Toronto Biennial

. Curatorial essay in the catalogue for the inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art: Water, Kinship, Belief. Fall 2022

Breathe With Me, A Breath Of Life: Clarice Lispector & Lygia Clark

. Book Chapter for Ala Roushan's edited volume BREATHLESS, Free Download here.

. . Book launch and reading at The Power Plant, Oct 6., 2021

War Art in Canada (The Soniferous Æther)

. Key Artwork in survey book of conflict and art by Dr. Laura Brandon. Nov. 2021

Sleep of Reason: An Atlas of the Philosophical Imaginary in Afterall Journal #50

. Collaborative essay between Dehlia Hannah, Ala Roushan, Nadim Samman, and Charles Stankievech for the special edition of the 50th Anniversay of Afterall. Fall/Winter 2020.

Atomic Histories: Booklaunch and Roundtable

. Booklaunch for McGill-Queen University Press book: Through Post Atomic Eyes. Roundtable dicussion with Charles Stankievech, John O'Brian, Claudette Lauzon, Matthew Farish, Blake Fitzpatrick and Katy McCormick. Hosted by Documentary Media Research Centre, Ryerson University. Fall 2020.

Magnetic Anomalies essay included in Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: The Commissions Book

. Reprint of essay by Thyssen-Bornemisza published in new anthology, Sternberg Press. Fall 2020

Anbarium included in Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: The Commissions Book

. Commission by Thyssen-Bornemisza published in new anthology, Sternberg Press. Fall 2020

Éden, Éden, Éden: 50th Anniversary Reading

. Organized performative reading in collaboration with Donatien Grau, Musee D'Orsay and Association Pierre Guyotat

The Future was Yesterday Intervew in Paradoxa Journal

. Interviewed by Dehlia Hannah for the special issue "Climate Fictions" of Paradoxa Journal #31. Fall 2020

Until O Becomes Just a Dot. in In Search of Expo 67

. Publication of the major commission by Musee des arts contemporaine de Montreal in peer-review book In Search of Expo 67 by Mcgill-Queen's Press. Fall 2020.

Distant Early Warning Project (DEW) in Post-Atomic Eyes Book

. Publication of the fieldwork in peer-review book Through Post-Atomic Eyes by Mcgill-Queen's Press. Fall 2020. DEW website here.

Extractivism: Foreword

. Editorial Foreword for Afterall Issue 49 outlining the issues theme of extractivism. Spring 2020. Download document text here.

Exhibit A: Notes on a Forensic Turn in Contemporary Art

. Peer Review article in Afterall Issue 47 on history of forensics and art. Fall 2019

Afterall Journal 20th Anniversary Issue: London Launch and Panel Discussion

. Issue #48 launch with a conversation between Charles Stankievech, Charles Esche, Ute Meta Bauer and Mark Lewis. Fall 2019

Afterall Journal Issue 47: Toronto Launch and Conversation with Naeem Mohaiemen

. Issue launch followed by a conversation by contributors Stankievech and Mohaiemen, Spring 2019

Afterall Journal Issue 46: Singapore Launch and Symposium

. Issue launch with Charles Esche, Ute Meta Bauer, Anders Kreuger, Charles Stankievech, David Morris, and Ana Bilbao. @ CCA, Singapore, Oct 2018

Second Sons: Julian Charrière

. Book launch with reprint of "Supercritical Decy" in Second Sons (Hajte Cantz) at Berlinischer Gallery, Berlin. Sept 2018

Afterall Journal Launch Issue 45: Wanda Nanibush and Rebecca Belmore

. Isssue Launch with a conversation between Wanda Nanibush and Rebecca Belmore, Moderated by Charles Stankievech, Fall 2018

Supercommunity Book Launch at the Guggenheim

. Book published by Verso & e-flux, launched at Whitecube, London & Guugenheim, NYC. Feb 2018

Afterall Iss. 43 Launch: Conversatin between Candice Hopkins and Charles Stankievech

. Screening of Pia Arke and conversation. Scrap Metal, Toronto. Feb 2018

Kader Attia in Conversation with Charles Stankievech

. Conversation for the Power Plant, Toronto, Jan 2018.

Communication and Non-Communication Amongst the Cephalopods

. Lecture at the Power Plant, Toronto, Nov 2017.

Shelf Life: The Artist in the Library

. Lecture for The Clark Art Institute & Institut nationale d'histoire d'art hosted by the Fondation Hartung-Bergmann, Antibes, France July 2017.

CounterIntelligence Essay Published in Afterall Journal Iss.42

. Revised and edited essay CounterIntelligence in peer-review journal.

AFTERALL Journal Symposium: 'Kingship, Communitas, Comunidad'

. SSHRC funded symposium with Wanda Nanibush & Charles Stankievech.
. . At the Daniels Faculty, University of Toronto, April 2016. Speakers: Charles Esche, Candice Hopkins, Karen Recollet, Zoe Todd, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Duane Linklater, Gerald McMaster, Abbas Akhavan, & November Paynter.

Monument as Ruin Wins Best Exhibition of the Year 2015

. Originally shown at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University.

CounterIntelligence at Victoria Art Contemporary, Moscow

. Lecture for Symposium + Book Launch: Avant Garde Museology with Arseny Zhilyeav, Anton Vidokle, Kadist Foundation, et al.

Prefix Photo , Issue #32

. Critical Essay on The Soniferous Æther by Carmen Victor

. . Portfolio presentation of Stankievech's work. Fall 2015

Paginated Conversations Talk at NYABF, MoMA PS1.

. Presentation of K. Verlag publishing back catalogue and exhibition strategies.

Monument as Ruin published in fortyfive journal

. Porfolio and Text by Stankievech

. . Critical response by Matthew Flintham

Porfolio and Text published in Continent Journal

. Dossier of Images and Text on The Soniferous Aether and Monument as Ruin projects.

. . Foreword by Paul Boshears, "War as a Problem of Foreknowledge"

Early Warning Systems with David Murakami Wood

. Panel Discussion between prof. Stankievech and Canada Research Chair in Surveillance Studies David Murakami Wood @ Queen's University.

. . . Publication launch of The Centre Cannot Hold with essay's by Stankievech and Wood.

CounterIntelligence Wins Both Best Exhibition of the Year and Best Curatorial Essay 2014

. CounterIntelligence Exhibitions wins top awards at OAAG.

Piercing the Screen of the Animal Kingdom: Remarks on Infrared

. Essay. Published in Richard Mosse: Supplement to the Enlave. Broken Dimanche Press.

Camouflage of Large Installations

. Artist Book. Facsimile of 1939 Mlitary Manual with insert by Charles Baudelaire.

. . K. Verlag | Press. Toronto Book Launch: Feb 20th. Berlin Book Launch: May 14.

Wired Magazine Article on The Soniferous Æther

. RAW File, "Declassified Spy Outpost Lurks on the Dark Side of the Earth" June 11

Interview with Sean Dockray (Arg.org + The Public School founder)

. published by K. in the series EX LIBRIS edited and curated by Anna-Sophie Springer.

Outposting, Edgings Towards Art and Science: An Interview with Charles Stankievech

. by Robert Enright. Border Crossings. Issue 125, June

Lecture at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar on Donald Judd + Marfa, Texas

. Theory and History of Modern Architecture Dept.
. . part of the 12th International Bauhauskolloquium

HOMELAND SECURITY: Interview + Project Publication

. Interview with Tim Johnson in Columbia University's Interventions Journal.
. . Publication of Artist Project in Columbia University's Interventions Journal.

Artist Talk presented by Musegetes Foundation @ University of Guelph, Toronto.

. Tuesday, March 5, at 6pm at the MacDonald Stewart Art Centre.


. Artist Project Published in C Magazine Iss#116.

Lands Beyond: Charles Stankievech's Intangible Archives

. by Pandora Syperek. Feature Article in C-Magazine Iss#116.

Arctic Exposure: LOVELAND's Sublime Simulation of an Endless Apocalypse

. by Reilley Bishop-Stall (McGill) on the art historical significance of LOVELAND.
. . Peer-reviewed article in The Journal of Art Theory & Practice.

Performance @ dOCUMENTA13

. 7pm, Aug. 27th, 2012. Kassel, Germany

HOMELAND SECURITY (Its hard to find a good lamp)

. Published by Paper Pusher, Toronto + Marfa Book Co., Texas.

Marfa Lights: Interview with Gregory Whitehead

. Despardo Philosophy, 07.10.2012 [read online]

Book Launch: "The Subjective Object" @ GRASSI Museum, Leipzig

. edited by Anna-Sophie Springer, published by K. Verlag in partnership with GRASSI Ethnographic Museum, Leipzig + Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig.

. . Aug. 26, 2012.

Lecture @ Anchorage Museum

. "OVER THE WIRE: Education from the Edge" talk at Next North, Symposium. Sept. 6th.

Lecture: Over the Rainbow, Under the Radar:
Electromagnetic Infrastructure and Outpost Architecture in the Arctic

. June 3rd at NGBK, Berlin. Lecture to accompany exhibition La Zone.

Visiting Artist Lecture + Graduate Critiques

. University of Calgary, March 2, 10am

Visiting Artist Lecture

. University of Lethbridge, March 7, 10am


. artist book with concept and design by Charles Stankievech and contributions from: M.P.Shiel, Mark von Schlegell, Mark Lanctôt, and editor Anna-Sophie Springer.

. . Launched at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Oct 8, 2011

. . . Conversation + Book Signing with
Mark von Schlegell + Stankievech @ Motto Berlin Dec 16, 2011, 8pm

. . . published by K. Verlag, Berlin + distributed by Motto.

34 Transmissions: Charles Stankievech and the North

. Cover Image + article in Blackflash Magazine, Fall 2011

. . Critical text by Scott Rogers

Traversals (with ladder): Sophie Springer

. Text Artwork and Book of Interviews with: Dora Garcia, Chris Kraus, Mark von Schlegell, Charles Stankievech + Jacob Wren.

. . 5x5 Art Prize, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló, Spain.

Nouvelles cartographies du Nord / New Northern Cartographies

. Lecture for Phyllis Lambert Seminar | Université de Montréal | Ecole d'Architecture

. . Feb 25 + 26, 2011

Distant Early Warning Catalogue

. Exhibition catalogue from Yukon Film Society / Yukon Arts Centre.

. . Includes interview with Sophie Springer + photos by JJ Johnson + David Neufeld.

Review of Performance at MuseumQuartier, Vienna

. by Rahma Khazam for magazine Springerin Vol.2/2011

Magnetic Norths Picked as Top 2010 Exhibition in Canadian Art

. Top Pick by Editor Bryne McLaughlin.

Magnetic Norths in Top 5 Exhibitions for 2010

. A Montreal Pick by Stacey DeWolfe for Akimbo.

Northern Light

. Feature Article on Stankievech in Canadian Art Winter Issue by Bryne McLaughlin.

The DEW Project

. Publication of the project in 306090, Princeton Architecture Press.

. . Globe & Mail article on DEW at ISEA2010.

. . . Full list of DEW pres and publications here.

Acoustic spatialisation of subjectivity:
  headphones, space + sound art (listen online)

. International Conference of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.

. . Koli, Finland: June 16-19, 2010

Keynote Address: "Electromagnetic Boundaries in the Arctic" (listen online)

. Radio Without Boundaries Conference

. . Toronto, Canada: May 27-29, 2010

Magnetic Norths: A Constellation of Concepts

. Catalogue Text. Read English Version or French Translation.

Feature Article + New Audio in Musicworks Issue 106.

. Download PDF of article.

Telle une masse de son lancée dans une mare de silence

. Critical Essay by Sébastien Hudon for Université Laval's Les Caheirs de la Galerie.

. . Download PDF.

Cinema Remembers Through Subtraction

. Essay in Fiction/Fuction. Dazibao Les Essais series. Montreal.

. . Launch 5pm, January 8th, 2009.

. . . Download pdf version here. (Bilingual ed.)

Cinema, Gramophone, Radio: A Quiet History

. Artist Writing in Canadian Electroacoustic Community' journal eContact!

How I learned to stop loving and worry about Dubai.

. Multimedia Study on the Urban Design of Dubai, UAE

. . Inflexions Journal, Fall 2008.

Freeze Frames: plus qu'une surface, moins qu'un volume

. Catalogue essay for David Spriggs. Southern Alberta Art Gallery. (Winter 2009)

. . Download pdf of the essay with images here. Deutsch translation here.

London Y-Z: A Century of Tourism

. Publication produced during the Architectural Assocation workshop.

. . Download pdf excerpt here.

From Stethoscopes to Headphones: An Acoustic Spatialization of Subjectivity

. Publication in Leonardo Music Journal (MIT Press) Vol. 17, Dec 2007

Sowing/Sewing: Cultivating Responsive Geotextiles

. Essay for Monograph on architect Philip Beesley

. . Download full article as pdf here.

OnSite Review

. Publication of the Venice Project: Island of Discarded Plastic. Vol. 17, Spring 2007.