biography

DARREN ALMOND

1971 Born in Wigan, United Kingdom
Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Education
1993 BFA, Winchester School of Art, United Kingdom


Awards

1996
Art & Innovation Prize, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London


Solo Exhibitions

2018
Darren Almond, The light between us, Villa Pignatelli-Casa della fotografia, Naples, Italy
Darren Almond, White Cube, London, UK
Darren Almond, Photo London, Somerset House, London, UK
Crossrail Bond Street Station Art Commission, London, UK
White Cube, South Gallery, Bermondsey, London, UK
PKM Gallery, South Korea
Sgùrr Dearg Institute for Sociology of the Arts, Japan
The Swerve/ The Light of Time, Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland

2017
Darren Almond, Timescape, MUDAM, Luxembourg

2016
Time and Being, White Cube, Hong Kong
          Within the Shadow of the Sun, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Shadow and Light Photography and video works, Museum Sinclair Hous, Bad Homberg, Germany
Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris
Darren Almond: New Work, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
...beyond reach but within reason, Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris

2015
Fullmoons, Galeri K, Oslo, Norway
Spazio 22, Milan, Italy
Darren Almond, Dirimart, Istanbul
Present Form, Christie’s, Mayfair, London

Amalfi Sketchbook, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Darren Almond, Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Darren Almond/Carl Blechen, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2014
Darren Almond: In the Shadows of Words, Bloomberg Space, London
Darren Almond, Matthew Marks, Los Angeles
Darren Almond, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli
To Leave a Light Impression, White Cube, London

2013
Second Thoughts, Art Tower Mito, Japan
Atmos, Sala Alcala 31, Madrid
Hemispheres and Continents, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2012
Good Night, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
All Things Pass, Max Hetzler, Berlin
Sometimes Still, SITE Festival, Stroud, UK
Full Moon, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

2011
Landscape with Path, The High Line, New York
Darren Almond, L'Abbaye de la Chaise Dieu, Chaise Dieu
Nocturne, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar
Darren Almond ...between here and the surface of the moon, times 2, Frac Haute-Normandie, Rouen
Darren Almond ...between here and the surface of the moon, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand

2010
As It Is, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
The Principle of Moments, White Cube, London
Fullmoon@Eifel, Galerie Max Hetzler, Weidingen
Sometimes Still, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Darren Almond, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul



2009
Darren Almond, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Darren Almond, Max Hetzler, Berlin

2008
Darren Almond: Moons of the Iapetus Ocean, White Cube, London, UK
Darren Almond: Fire Under Snow, Parasol Unit – Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK
Darren Almond: Galleri K, Norway
Darren Almond: SCAI The Bathhouse and Eye and Gyre, Japan, Tokyo
Darren Almond - Nail to Nail, David Patton, Los Angeles, CA

2007
Darren Almond, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
Day Return, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Night and Fog, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Darren Almond: In the Between, Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal
Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Darren Almond, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe

2006
Day Return, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Take Me Home, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain

2005
Darren Almond, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Only Sound needs Echo and Dreads its Lack, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Darren Almond, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Isolation, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2004
Live Sentence, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
If I Had You, Galerie Max Hetzler, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin
Geisterbahn (1999), Passage du Désir BETC, Festival d’Automne, Paris, France

2003
If I Had You, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Palazzo della Ragiona, Milan, Italy
Darren Almond, Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
11 Miles.....from Safety, White Cube, London, UK
Nightvision, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Darren Almond, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
A, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

2002
A, National Theatre, Fourth Wall, South Bank, commissioned by Public Art Development Trust, London
At Speed, Darren Almond and Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

2001
Night as Day, Tate Britain, London, UK
Coming Up For Air, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Darren Almond, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
Darren Almond, De Appel Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Darren Almond, Galerie Max Hetzler, E-Werk, Abspannwerk Buchhändlerhof, Berlin

2000
Transport Medium, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Geisterbahn, The Approach, London, UK
Traction, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

1999
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Darren Almond, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago

1997
Darren Almond, Institute of Contemporary Arts, commissioned by Toshiba Art & Innovation, London
Darren Almond, White Cube, London

1995
KN120, Great Western Studios, London

1991
Darren Almond, Crawford Art College, Cork



Group Exhibitions

2018
Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth Line, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2017
The Garden - End of Times, Beginning of Times, ARoS Triennial, Past section, Aarhus, Denmark
Tidalectics, curated by Stefanie Hessler, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, Austria
Darren Almond, Daniel Buren, Jenny Holzer, On Kawara, Lee Ufan, SCAI PARK, Terada Art Complex, Tokyo

2016
Visions of Nature, Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna
The End of the World, Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy
Sublime, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
          Dall’oggi al domani. 24 ore nell’Arte Contemporanea, MACRO Museum, Rome
Fire Under Snow, New Film and videos works. Louisiana, Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Dream States: Contemporary Photographs and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
30th Anniversary, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli
Monet's Garden: Contemporary Photography, Schloss Eutin, Germany

2015
Element Terre, FRAC Auvergne, Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille, France
‘White’, The Royal Academy, London
Telling Time, Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
Boolean expressions – Contemporary Art and Mathematical Data, Lewis Gluckman Gallery, Cork
Art and Technology, a Shared Sphere, Mudam, Luxembourg
Eppur si muove: Art and Technology, a Shared Sphere, Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg-ville, Luxembourg
Harmony and Transition. Reflecting Chinese Landscapes, Marta Herford, Herford
Momentum, CerModern, Ankara
Present Form, Christie’s Mayfair, London
Foolmoons, Galeri K, Oslo
No Man Nature, Palazzo Da Mosto, Reggio Emilia
Rights of Nature: Art, Ecology and the Americas, Nottingham Contemporary
Photographing Claude Monet’s Gardens: Five Contemporary Views, Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France
Landscape in Motion - Cinematic Visions of an Uncertain Tomorrow, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria



2014
Branched. Trees in Contemporary Art, Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg
A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Busan Biennale, Busan
Cool Place. Sammlung Scharpff, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Halftone: Through the Grid, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
Playtime, Lenbachhaus, Munich
Vertigo, SIM Galeria, Curitiba
1 + 1 = 1: When Collections Collide, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

2013
ARCTIC, Louisiana Museum, Denmark
Incorruptible Views: Images in Present Continuous, MUNTREF, Centre of Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires
On Nature, Sean Kelly, New York
The Time is Now, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
DIAcussion, envoy enterprises, New York
Artist File 2013: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo
Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Somerset House, London
Tipping Point, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK


2012
The Future’s Not What It Used to Be, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff
Static Movement: Film Installations of Darren Almond, David Claerbout and Anri Sala, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Number Three: From Home to the Factory. Works from the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, France, Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
Darren Almond, Katharina Fritsch, Martin Honert, Gary Hume, Paul Sietsema, Rebecca Warren, Terry Winters, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles
The Great South, 1st Montevideo Biennial, Uruguay
The Island/A Game of Life, Manarat Al Saadiyat Galleries, Abu Dhabi

2011
The Limits of Control, Hangar a Bananes, Nantes L'Etoffe du Temps, L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
SUGAR WATER, Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Vichy
Mysticism, Helmhaus, Zurich
6th Biennale da Curitiba, Curitiba
Snap, Aldeburgh Festival, Suffolk
The Wilderness, Miami Art Museum, Miami
8 1/2 thirteen artists celebrating the 100th anniversary of Trussardi, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Florence
Printed by Master Printers, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Photographs, New York Public Library
Left Behind: Selected Gifts from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Elgiz 10 Istanbul, Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Beyond the Crisis, 6th Biennale da Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
O’Clock, Triennale Design Museum, Milan

2010
Nature, Galerie Gerhardsen Gemer, Berlin, Germany
Let’s Dance, MAC/VAL, Vitry-sûr- Seine, Paris, France
Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London, UK
Climax Redux, BAC Geneva, Switzerland 
Captured While Vanishing: Video Art in Museum Folkwang, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


2009
Just With Your Eyes I Will See, Fonds D’Art Moderne et Contemporain, France
Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009, Tate Britain, London, UK
Edition Copenhagen - Retrospective 1959 - 2009, Den frie udstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark
Accrochage, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Los tiempos de un - Centro de Arte y Naturaleza - Fundación Beulas, Huesca

2008
Infinite Ice Traversing the Arctic and the Alps from 1860 to the Present, Albertina, Vienna
Summer in the City 2008, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Ego Documents. The Autobiographical in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
WAR & ART - Terror and Simulacrum of Beauty II, Galerie Aube, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
Night: A Time Between, Sharples, Winterstoke, Stancomb Wills, Methuen and Milner Galleries, Royal West of England Academy, England
Art is for the Spirit: Works from the UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Climax, LOOP’08, International Festival and Fair for Video Art, Barcelona
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
God & Goods: Spirituality and Mass Confusion, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy
Collection as Aleph, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Implant, The Horticultural Society of New York Exhibition for UBS Art Gallery, New York
You Prison: Reflections on the Limitation of Freedom, and Space, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Unspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the Holocaust, Imperial War Museum London, UK
a.b.c. (Art Berlin Contemporary), Postbahnhof am Gleisdreieck, Berlin, Germany
Moving Horizon: The UBS Art Collection 1960s to the Present Day, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Du Jardin au Cosmos, Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux, France

2007
Summer Show, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Her(his)tory, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
Numerica, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena
L’oeil écran ou la nouvelle image, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
Light, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester
Going Staying: Movement, Body, Place in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Former Lenin Museum, Moscow
Closed Circuit: Video and New Media, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Acceleration, CAN/Karting, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2006
Time 2 Kill, Darren Almond and Albert Oehlen, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Work, Rest and Play, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Kenny Schachter Rove, London
Full House – Geschichte einer Sammlung (Faces of a Collection), Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Darren Almond and Janice Kerbel: The Impossible Landscape, Horticultural Society of New York, New York
Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Geisterbahn (1999), Kino Arsenal, Berlin
Shoot the Family, Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan; Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee; Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
Caspar David Friedrich, Museum Folkwang, Essen; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
The Black Show, David Patton, Los Angeles
37th Art Basel: Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

2005
Turner Prize 2005, Tate Britain, London
En Attente, Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
20: Twenty: A Timeline of Cornerhouse Exhibitions 1985–2005, Cornerhouse, Manchester
World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne
Land Marks, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Sequences, Q Arts Gallery, Derby
Bidibidobidiboo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Piazza del Municipio, Guarene d’Alba. Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. Cavallerizza Chiablese e Salone delle Guardie, Turin.
Darren Almond / Albert Oehlen: Time 2 Kill, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
The Mind is a Horse Part II, Bloomberg Space, London
Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Hayward Gallery, London; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

2004
Sequences, Peterborough Digital Art, Peterborough,
Geisterbahn (1999), 33rd Festival d’Automne, Passage du Désir – BETC, Paris
ein-leuchten, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
Witness, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Die Neue Kunsthalle III: materiell – immateriell, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Biennial of Pontevedra, Pazo da Cultura, Facultade de Belas Artes / Escola de Restauración, Instituto Valie-Incián, Pontevedra
After Images: Kunst als Soziales Gedächnis, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Busan Biennale 2004, Busan Metropolitan City Hall and Art Museum, Busan
Open Secrets: Something Old, Something New, Redefining the Boundaries of the Art Collection, Imperial War Museum, London
Other Times: British Contemporary Art, City Art Gallery, Prague

2003
Heißkalt: Aktuelle Malerei aus der Sammlung Scharpff, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart; Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg
Video Time, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
The Spirit of White, Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Imagination: Perception in Art, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Outlook: International Art Exhibition Technopolis, Benaki Museum, Factory, Athens
Game Over, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich
3rd Skulptur Biennale Münsterland, Stadtmuseum, Beckum
Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th Biennale di Venezia, Italy
Edén, La Colección Jumex, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
Witness, The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Breathing the Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
The Guest, Schwebebahn, Hertzliya Museum, Tel-Aviv
Sculpture: Darren Almond, Peter Fischli, David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Ugo Rondinone, Tony Smith, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
In Light: Video Projections by Eight Contemporary Artists, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Interludes, La Biennale di Venezia 50, Venice, Italy

2002
Video Acts – Single Channel Video Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London,; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City
Melodrama, Artim, Centre Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Vigo; Centro José Guerrero / Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Granada
Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, Pro Arte Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; Katowice City Gallery, Poland; Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw
Video Zone – The First International Video-Art Biennial in Israel, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
Contextualize, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British & Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
In the Freud Museum, Freud Museum, London, UK
Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment, Spacex Gallery, Exeter
At Speed, with Sarah Morris, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

2001
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Open Plan P3 – The Marathon, Alphadelta Gallery, Artio Gallery, Athens
Presentness is Grace – Experiencing the Suspended Moment, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; Spacex Gallery, Exeter
Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst and Bijlokenmuseum, Ghent
Nature in Photography, Galerie Nachst St. Stephan, Vienna
Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Tracking, Kent and Vicki Logan Gallery, California Collage of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
Unreal Time Video, Fine Art Center, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul
Deliberate Living, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

2000
British Short Film Festival, UCI Cinema, Leicester Square, London, UK
Geographies (Darren Almond, Graham Gussin, Anri Sala), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art, Royal Academy of the Arts, London, UK
Darren Almond, Mark Hosking, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Inverse Perspectives, Edsvik, Sollentuna
Out There, White Cube2, London, UK
Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video and Film, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Florida
Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1999
Sleeping Waters, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Chronos and Kairos, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
Seeing Time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
So Far Away, So Close, Encore...Bruxelles, Espace Méridien, Brussels, Belgium
Concrete Ashtray, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Common People, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Turin, Italy

1998
UK Maximum Diversity, Galerie Krinzinger, Benger Fabrik Bregenz, Bregenz
View Four, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
Hidden Desires And Images, Art Dynamics, Tayayo Lida, Tokyo
Art Crash, Århus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
Ray Rapp, Tz’Art & Co., New York, NY

1997
A Print Portfolio from London, (Ridinghouse/Booth Clibborn Editions), Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo
Delta, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Hospital, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany


1996
Art & Innovation Prize, (winner), Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
Something Else, Exmouth Market, London, UK
A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

1993
Winchester Gallery, Winchester

1992
Southampton Quays, Southampton


Other Projects

2005
Set-design for Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Barbican Theatre, London, UK

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