Douglas Gordon was born in Glasgow in 1966. After receiving a B.A. at the Glasgow School of Art from 1984 to 1988, Gordon undertook a post-graduate program at the Slade School of Art in London from 1988 to 1990. Gordon has had major solo exhibitions at Tate Liverpool (2000), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2001), The Hayward Gallery, London (2002) and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2003). His film works have been invited to the Festival de Cannes, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Venice Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Festival del Film Locarno, New York Film Festival among many others. Gordon was the recipient of numerous awards including the 1996 Turner Prize, the Premio 2000 at the 47. Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, La Biennale di Venezia, and the Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim Museum. Gordon lives and works in Berlin and Glasgow.