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New York

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Photo: © G. Meguerditchian / Centre Pompidou / Mnam-Cci / Dist. Rmn-Gp

December 10, 2021–April 14, 2022  
Bill Viola: Five Angels for the Millennium
Centre Pompidou x West Bund Museum Project
West Bund Museum, Shanghai, China



Photo: Ludger Hennig

September 22, 2021–February 27, 2022  
Bill Viola: Inner Journey
Amos Rex, Helsinki, Finland





July 10, 2021–February 28, 2022  
Tristan's Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall), 2005,
Purification: From Bill Viola to the Palatine Chapel
Palazzo Reale (Palazzo dei Normanni), Palermo, Italy



January 14–February 19, 2022
Passage into Night (2005), A Través
James Cohan, New York, NY, USA


January 1–31, 2022   
Reverse Television—Portraits of Viewers (Compilation Tape), 1983-4,
Reverse Television–Portraits of Viewers (Compilation Tape)

Media Arts Gallery, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, USA


October 21, 2021–February 2, 2022
The Night Journey (2007–2018), OPEN WORLD: Videogames and Contemporary Art
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA


April 30, 2021–April 30, 2022
Catherine's Room (2001), Saint Somebody: Technologies of the Divine
Art Vault Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


September, 2019–June 2022  
Surrender (2001), Fragile Figures: Beings and Time
21c Museum Hotel, Nashville, Tennesee, USA



November 27, 2021–May 7, 2022     
Tiny Deaths (1992), À la mort, à la vie, Vanités d'hier et d'aujourd'hui
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France


November 26, 2021–February 27, 2022
Study for Emergence (2002) and Ablutions (2005), CORPUS Le corps et le sacré (in French/German)
Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, Switzerland 


October 3, 2021–January 16, 2022
The Raft (May 2004), RESET Crisis // Chance (in German)
Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Germany


September 4, 2021–March 25, 2022  
The Raft (May 2004), VENETIA 1600. Births and rebirths
Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace), Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy



December 21, 2021–April 3, 2022     
The Reflecting Pool (1977–9), Reverse Television—Portraits of Viewers (Compilation Tape), 1983-84,
The Passing (1991) and The Night Journey (2007–2018),
Writing the History of the Future. Signature Works of the Singular ZKM Media Art Collection
Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea




The Night Journey (2007–2018), zkm_gameplay. the next level, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

The Raft (May 2004), Permanent Collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMΣT), Greece

Ocean Without a Shore (2007), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ocean Without a Shore (2007), PLANTA - Sorigué, Balaguer (Lleida), Spain

The Silent Sea (2002), The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Tristan's Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain Under a Waterfall) (2005),
Man Searching for Immortality/Woman Searching for Eternity
(2013), Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway

Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, Water) (2014), and Mary (2016), Commissions for St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK














The Night Journey (2007–2018), is a collaboration
between Bill Viola and USC Game Innovation Lab,
including award winning game designers Tracy
Fullerton,Todd Furmanski and Kurosh ValaNejad

The Night Journey is one of the first experimental art
games ever made. It uses both game and video
techniques to tell the universal story of an individual’s
journey toward enlightenment  



Photo: Rainer Iglar

Teasing Chaos. David Tudor at the Museum
der Moderne Salzburg through February 13, 2022,
is the first comprehensive presentation of Tudor's
pioneering work in live electronics, including video
from a performance of Rainforest IV with Bill Viola

Above: David Tudor & Composers Inside Electronics,
Rainforest V (Variation 2)
, 1973/2015, Sound-object
installation © Museum der Moderne Salzburg



Stavanger Art Museum talk

Kira Perov, executive director of Bill Viola Studio,
incorporates archival photos and video clips to describe
production of works in Bill Viola: Into the Light



Bill Viola’s Slowly Turning Narrative
Art & Conversation

Join David A. Ross, chair, MFA Art Practice, School
of the Visual Arts and longtime friend of Bill Viola, and
Carol S. Eliel, senior curator, Modern Art, LACMA,
for an insightful discussion of the artist's career
and video installation, Slowly Turning Narrative (1992)



Viola selected as an Honorary Royal Academician
for 2017 by the Royal Academy of Arts, London



View video of the 2017 Guggenheim Bilbao exhibition
(in Spanish, with English comments by Kira Perov)



2014 monograph by John G. Hanhardt, ed. Kira Perov



The Gerald Fox film, "Bill Viola: The Road to St Paul's"
Available on DVD through Arthaus Musik GmbH