Wolfgang Tillmans: Video Work

still from the Wolfgang Tillmans film Moon in Earthlight of

Wolfgang Tillmans. Still from Moon in Earthlight, 2021. 4k video (color, sound), 52:55 min. Image by Wolfgang Tillmans. Courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner, New York / Hong Kong, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin / Cologne, Maureen Paley, London.

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Wolfgang Tillmans: Video Work

Wednesday September 6, 7 - 9:30 pm
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

Though best known as a photographer, Wolfgang Tillmans began experimenting with moving images in the 1980s, and he has been working in video consistently since the 2000s. In conjunction with the exhibition Wolfgang Tillmans: To look without fear, this artist-curated program draws on work from across his four-decade career.


14th Street (1994-95, 30 min., here 1:19 excerpt)

self study (1987, 1:19 min.)

video feedback, slowed down (1987, 3:36 min.)

Late for the Webinar (2021, 2:28 min.)

Life Guarding (2020, 5:05 min.)

Wind of Change (2003, 5 min.)

Dylan in Pool (2003, 3 min.)

Rebuilding the Future, Rebuilding the Now, 2018, three channel video installation including: 

Rebar (2018, 2:03 min.)

Swiss Re / Triangle (2002-2017, 2:50 min.)

Completely Changed (2017, 3:22 min.)

Kopierer (2010, 10 min., here 1:10 min. excerpt) 

Printing Press Heidelberg Speedmaster XL (2011, 4:13 min.)

Real Time Total Eclipse Nightfall and Exit (2015, 3:43 min.)

Lights (Body), (2002, 5 min.)

It’s completely changed (2017, 4:40 min.)

Heartbeat/Armpit (2003, 1:45 min.)

Non-toxic Foam (2017, 6 min., here 2:24 excerpt) 

C-Print (2010, 1:23 min.)

Your Body Is Yours (2023, 4:05 min.)

Moon in Earthlight (2021, 57 min.)



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