Darren Almond

Darren Almond is interested in time, place, personal history, and collective memory. He makes sculptures, films, photographs, and works on paper based on his extensive travels, which often take him to remote locations—his film In the Between, 2006, which focuses on the symbolic nature of the highest train route in the world, was shot on location in China and Tibet. Almond has developed his own lexicon in photography, making extraordinary pictures using only the light of the full moon. Meantime (2000), his first exhibition at Matthew Marks Gallery, comprised a shipping container the artist had transformed into a functioning digital clock and filmed as it traveled across the Atlantic.

Almond was born in Wigan, England, in 1971. He has had one-person museum exhibitions at Tate Britain, London; the Kunsthalle Zürich; de Appel Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam; The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf; and SITE Santa Fe, among others. He was a finalist for the Turner Prize in 2005. Almond participated in the 2003 Venice Biennale, and in 2011 Almond’s work was featured on a billboard overlooking Chelsea’s High Line Park. He lives and works in London.

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Museum Exhibitions
Man in the Mirror
Vanhaerents Art Collection
Brussels, Belgium
May 3, 2014 - Oct 28, 2017
The End of the World
Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art
Prato, Italy
Oct 16, 2016 - Mar 19, 2017
The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from The Met Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
Dec 12, 2016 - May 28, 2017

Darren Almond: Timescape
Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art
Feb 11 - May 14, 2017