Stan Douglas was born in 1960 in Vancouver, where he currently lives and works. Educated at the Emily Carr College of Art in Vancouver, Douglas has exhibited widely since his first solo show in 1981. Among numerous group exhibitions, he was included in the 1995 Carnegie International, the 1995 Whitney Biennial, and the 1997 SkulpturProjekte in Münster, and Documenta X in Kassel. The retrospective that opened in February 1999 at the Vancouver Art Gallery will travel to Toronto, Tilburg (The Netherlands), and Los Angeles.
Douglas Gordon was born in 1966 in Glasgow, where, in addition to Cologne, he continues to live and work. After studying at the Glasgow School of Art from 1984 to 1988, Gordon undertook a graduate program at the Slade School of Art in London from 1988 to 1990. Since his first solo show in 1986, Gordon has exhibited extensively. He was the 1996 recipient of Britain's Turner Prize, and in 1997 was awarded Premio 2000 at the Venice Biennial. He was also included in the SkulpturProjekte in Münster in 1997.