September - October 2017
Born in 1974, Declan Clarke studied at NCAD, Dublin (BA Fine Art) and Chelsea College of Art, London (MA Fine Art). In 2002/2003 he was awarded the PS1MOMA International Residency Program. His recent solo exhibitions include I Wanted to Share My Lover’s Fate, Farbvision, Berlin; Declan Clarke: Recent Film Work, Torrence Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA; The Hopeless End of a Great Dream, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, and the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; Geist Trilogie, Tromsø Kunstforening, Norway, (all 2016). Wreckage in May, Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane, Dublin, 2015; Group Portrait with Explosives, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, 2014. During his residency, he will conduct research into French Indochina for the preparation of his third film in a trilogy.