VIDEO INSTALLATION

Clockwise from left: Ice Forms, Watermark Cubed, Rheostatics

Ancient Forest Alliance 2018 / 10m | 4-channel immersive HD

As part of Nuit Blanche 2018 at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier's film installation, Ancient Forest Alliance, creates a unique opportunity for visitors to witness both old-growth forest and deforestation on Vancouver  Island. The installation, projected onto the walls of the AGO’s Walker court, invites viewers to take a closer look at pristine environments and contemplate our impact on them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tragically Hip: Man Machine Poem Tour 2016

Mercury Films created the video projection backdrops as part of the Tragically Hip’s 2016 Man Machine Poem tour.

 

Ice Forms 2016 / 5m 29s

Ice Forms is a high definition video loop of massive residual ice at the foot of the American Falls, Niagara.

It was commissioned by Andrew Hunter as the last room of the Lawren Harris: The Idea of North exhibition at the
Art Gallery of Ontario, where it remains in their collection. It was remounted in 2018 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton as

part of the Water Works exhibition.

 

Tragically Hip: Fully Completely 20th Anniversary Tour 2015

Mercury Films created the video projection backdrops as part of the Tragically Hip’s 2015 Fully Completely 20th

Anniversary tour

 

Rheostatics: Music Inspired by the Group of 7 2015 / 90 mins

Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier collaborated with their long time friends in the Rheostatics for a four day

music and video installation commissioned be the Art Gallery of Ontario for the Walker Court space. The band reprised their suite of songs called Music Inspired by the Group of 7 and Baichwal and de Pencier transformed the space with live video mixing of images and video evocative of the canonic Canadian artists.

 

Watermark Cubed [Nuit Blanche] 2013 / all night long

As a commission of Nuit Blanche, a twenty foot high cube erected in the intersection of Bay and Richmond streets in Toronto’s financial district became the canvas for live video mixing of images from the Watermark project. A collaboration with Brian T. Moore, who did the mixing.

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Ancient Forest Alliance installation by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier as part of The Anthropocene Project, AGO Walker Court, Nuit Blanche, 2018. Photo: Jennifer Rowsom, ©AGO Toronto

©Mercury Films Inc. 2018