Darren Almond presents his latest exhibit in PHotoEspaña 2013

Darren Almond, the patient observer
London - JUN 14, 2013
The British artist Darren Almond, known for his link with the Young Bristish Artists in the nineties, reflects on the perception of the passage of time, history and traces of industrialization. Unlike other artists of this generation, Almond does not seek to create a provocative and extravagant work about dubious aspects of modern society. His works, however, builds a complex and emotionally charged discourse without turning into calls to action. In fact, they are detailed observations that never tell the viewer how he must feel before the images.
Darren Almond, the patient observer
©Darren Almond
In part, his works reflected the constant concern of contemporary society with the passing of time, analyzing concepts such as the representation of time, travel and exploration. On the other hand, he  looks at contemporary events, provocative subjects, political and environmental issues with a voyeuristic objectivity. His method is based on different artistic disciplines such as photography, video, sculpture and drawing, which allow him to create an emotional discourse, flexible and capable of adapting to the circumstances and the subject in question. Almond only observes and invites us to do the same. As the artist explains, all the information we receive about the imminent destruction of the planet, not only in environmental terms, forms the emotional landscape around us.
Darren Almond, the patient observer
©Darren Almond
Until july 28, Darren Almond's work can be seen in Atmos, the exhibition presented in Sala Alcalá 31 in Madrid, as part of PHotoespaña 2013.
Darren Almond, the patient observer
©Darren Almond, Fullmoon Orkney
Darren Almond, the patient observer
©Darren Almond, Between here and the surface of the moon

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