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September 22, 2021–February 27, 2022  

Bill Viola: Inner Journey
Amos Rex, Helsinki, Finland

Photo: Charles Duprat




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



July 10, 2021–February 28, 2022  

Purification: From Bill Viola to the Palatine Chapel
Palazzo Reale (Palazzo dei Normanni), Palermo, Italy



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



March 20, 2021–January 2, 2022   
The Lovers (2005), Danser sur un volcan (in French)
FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon, France

April 18, 2016–January 3, 2022   
The Night Journey game (2007–2018), zkm_gameplay. the next level
ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany



August 12, 2021–January 6, 2022  
Inner Passage (2013), The Raft (May 2004),
Madison and Sharon (all 2013), Beyond (in Chinese)
Xihai Art Museum, Qingdao, China



September 26–November 7, 2021   
Fire Woman and Tristan's Ascension (The Sound of a Mountain under a Waterfall) (both 2005),
Bill Viola. Two Works by the Master of Video Art (in Russian)
Arsenal. Centre of Contemporary Arts, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia



June 5–October 10, 2021   
Observance (2002), All That Was Solid Melts
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand




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


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July 20–October 31, 2021

Homo ludens. Videogames to understand the present
(in Spanish) CaixaForum Madrid, Spain

Traveling exhibition touring CaixaForum locations across
Spain through 2025, includes a game play excerpt from
The Night Journey (2007–2018), 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 available for PlayStation®4 (US only),
PC and Mac OS



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
Photo: Rainer Iglar



Stavanger Art Museum talk

Kira Perov, executive director of Bill Viola Studio,
incorporates archival photos and video clips to describe
production of works included 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 was 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