Darren Almond was born in 1971 in Wigan, UK. He lives and works in London. His solo exhibitions include MUDAM Luxembourg (2015), Neu Galerie Graz Joanneum Quarter (2015), Bloomberg Space, London (2014), Art Tower Mito, Japan (2013), Sala Alcala? 31, Madrid, Ch?teau Gallery, Domaine R?gional de Chaumont-sur-Loire (2012); The High Line, New York, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, L Abbaye de la Chaise Dieu, Chaise Dieu; Frac Haute-Normandie, Rouen and FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand (2011); Parasol Unit, London (2008), SITE, Santa Fe (2007); Museum Folkwang, Essen (2006); K21, D?sseldorf (2005), Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz (2004), Kunsthalle Z?rich (2001), Tate Britain, London (2001), De Appel, Amsterdam (2001) and The Renaissance Society, Chicago (1999). He has also participated in numerous important group exhibitions including Kunsthaus Graz (2015); Lenbachhause, Munich (2014); Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (2013); Helmhaus, Zurich, 6th Biennale da Curitiba, Brazil and Miami Art Museum (2011); MAC/VAL, Vitry-s?r-Seine, (2010); Tate Triennial , Tate Britain, London and Frac Lorraine, Metz (2009); Moscow Biennale (2007), The Turner Prize , Tate Britain, London (2005); The Busan Biennale (2004); Venice Biennale (2003); Berlin Biennale (2001); Apocalypse , Royal Academy of Arts, London (2000); ?Sensation?, Royal Academy of Arts, London (1997).