The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

The Host and the Cloud

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 42 minutes

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TIFF and the Art Gallery of Ontario present this special screening of the most recent film project by acclaimed contemporary artist Pierre Huyghe, with an introduction by art historian Tom McDonough.

Guest Biography

    • Tom McDonough
    • Tom McDonough is Associate Professor and Chair of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York, where he teaches the history and theory of contemporary art. His most recent book is the anthology The Situationists and the City (Verso, 2009); other publications include "The Beautiful Language of My Century": Reinventing the Language of Contestation in Postwar France, 1945-1968 (MIT Press/October Books, 2007), and the anthology Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Texts and Documents (MIT Press/October Books, 2002). He has been an editor at Grey Room and publishes regularly in journals such as Afterall, Art in America, Artforum, Grey Room, October, and Texte zur Kunst. McDonough has been a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, a Getty Postdoctoral Fellow, and a recipient of an Arts Writers Grant from Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation.

The Host and the Cloud

    • The Host and the Cloud
    • Pierre Huyghe
    • Pierre Huyghe's film/live project follows a group of actors through a series of fragmented narratives, improvised scenes, and fantastical visions within Paris' Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires.