Jeremy Shaw primarily practices in video and photography. His practice explores themes of scientific representation and research, music and cultural reception and the concepts of the transcendental and mystical. He has had solo exhibitions at MoMA PS1, New York City, Schinkel Pavillion, Denmark and MOCCA, California. Shaw is currently based in Berlin. He was recently named the 2016 recipient of Canada’s esteemed Sobey Art Award.
Valie Export, Jeremy Shaw, Kent Monkman, 2015
Altered States, 2014
Transcendental Capacity, 2013
Installation view, Towards Universal Pattern Recognition, KÖNIG GALERIE, 2016. Image courtesy of KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin.
Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (Copy 9.3.91. Computers. Sep 23 1991), kaleidoscopic acrylic, chrome, archival black/white photograph, 2016, 37.5 x 42.5 x 16 cm, unique. Image courtesy of KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin.
Towards Universal Pattern Recognition (9.20.00 Z.N. Prayer. 2-35 Olsen), kaleidoscopic acrylic, chrome, archival colour photograph, 2016, 42.5 x 37.5 x 16 cm, unique. Image courtesy of KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin.
Degenerative Imaging (4 Years Alcohol), 2015, UV print on glow-in-the-dark vinyl on Dibond, 2015, 32″ x 25″.
Variation FQ (#05118), silver gelatin print, 25.5 x 20.4 cm, 2011-13/15.
Variation FQ, 2011 – 2013, exhibition view Schinkel Pavillion, Berlin, 2013.
Transcendental Capacity (Billboard Hot 100 – 1969), 2014, 101 Kirlian Polaroids in frame, 75cm x 305.2cm x 6cm.
Unseen Potential (Yopo – Anadenanthera Peregrina), Kirlian Polaroid enlargement, framed, 119.5 x 91.7 cm, unique, 2013.
Introduction to The Memory Personality, Single channel video installation with original soundtrack, 2012.
Transcendental Capacity (Madonna – Justify My Love, 1990), Kirlian polaroid, 3.25” x 4.25” (8.3 cm x 10.8 cm), 2011.
Best Minds Part One, 2008, two channel video installation with original soundtrack, 40’00” loop, dimensions variable – Installation at Stedelijk Museum Offsite (Troeuv), Amsterdam, NL.
DMT, 2004, 8 channel-video-installation, dimensions variable3/3 + 2AP.