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Douglas Gordon

Born in 1966, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany, New York City, United States

Overview

Douglas Gordon explores a wide range of themes, including morality, ethics, mental and physical states, and collective memory and self-identity in his work. He uses a variety of mediums, such as literature, folklore, and iconic Hollywood films, as well as his own footage, drawings, and writings, to manipulate time and language in order to disorient and challenge the viewer. He attended the Slade School of Fine Art in London, where he deepened his interest in cinema and film. After that, he retur...Read more