Hirschhorn will also re-present Substitution 2 (The Unforgettable) in DCAs smaller gallery. This work was originally shown at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London in 2007. Also on display will be his powerful Ur Collages which counterpoint found images from fashion with often horrific scenes of carnage from war-zones.
Thomas Hirschhorn was born in Bern, Switzerland in 1957 and lives and works in Paris, France. He studied at the Schule für Gestaltung, Zürich and has received both the Joseph Beuys Prize (2004) and Marcel Duchamp Prize (2000). He has exhibited internationally, including shows at the: Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis; Museum Of Modern Art, New York; ICA, London; Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg; and the Pompidou Centre, Paris.
Exhibition presented in association with Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Exhibition is in receipt of additional support from Pro Helvetia
Private view supported by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Edinburgh