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November 9, 2018

Film Screening: Portrait of Janus (divided states) | Douglas Gordon at St Columb’s Hall, Derry

09/11/2018 – 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
St Columb’s Hall, Orchard Street, Derry
Locus+ and Void Gallery are pleased to announce the UK Premier of the Scottish artist Douglas Gordon’s new film, Portrait of Janus (divided states) at St Columb’s Hall, Derry, November 9th as part of the UK/Korea 2017-18 official programme. Douglas Gordon’s new work uses the demarcation line of Korea’s Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), the strip of land separating North and South Korea, to trace a literal and metaphorical boundary. The film tracks the DMZ border being tattooed vertically along the spine of a young Korean man, Janus Hoon Jang. It follows the tattooist’s needle moving down and across his skin and…
Film Screening: Portrait of Janus (divided states) | Douglas Gordon at St Columb’s Hall, Derry