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Unseen is a major exhibition of photographic and video works by Willie Doherty. Doherty was born in 1959 in Derry, Northern Ireland. His solo exhibitions include the Dallas Museum of Art (2009), Lenbachhaus, Munich (2007), the Renaissance Society, Chicago (1999), and Tate Liverpool (1998). He has participated in the Biennale di Venezia (2007, 2005, 1993) and the Bienal de São Paulo (2002). In 1994 and 2003, Doherty was shortlisted for the Turner Prize. In 2012 he participated in dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany.
Robin Klassnik, Director of Matt's Gallery, London, who has worked with the artist since 1990, curates the exhibition with Pearse Moore, Chief Executive of Nerve Centre, Derry. Unseen will form a core element of the city's 2013 Derry-
Since 1985 Doherty has recorded the way in which the city has been shaped and altered in response to unfolding political events as he explored its streets through the simple acts of walking and looking. The title of the exhibition, Unseen, refers to Doherty's self-
Unseen will provide a unique opportunity to appraise the photographic and video work of Willie Doherty within the context it was produced. The work will be subjected to a different scrutiny, one that has been shaped by an understanding of how things have turned out but is subject to the fallibility of human memory and like photography itself, cannot be relied upon to provide a full account of what
The exhibition will be accompanied by a 282-
Exhibition 27 September 2013 -
Willie Doherty, Remains (still), 2013. Video. Courtesy the artist; Alexander and Bonin, New York; Kerlin Gallery, Dublin; Galerie PeterKilchmann, Zurich; Matt's Gallery, London; and Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Madrid. © Willie Doherty.