Declan Clarke is an artist and filmmaker. He studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and the Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. In 2002/03 he was awarded the PS1MOMA International Residency Program by The Arts Council of Ireland.
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.
Recent group exhibitions include: Transmediale 2016, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Over You/You Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia; The Shock of Victory, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow; The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, HOME, Manchester; Un-Speak, CCA Lagos, Nigeria, 2015; Invisible Violence, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria, MOCA Belgrade, Serbia, Basque Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria, Spain 2014/5; Built With Love, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, 2013; We Are Grammar, Pratt Manhattan, New York.
His films have recently been included in the FID-Marseille International Film Festival, in 2016 and 2013; Tromsø International Film Festival in 2014; Cinéphémère, Jardin Des Tuilieries, FIAC, Paris, 2013 and 2016. In 2016 he won the Jury Prize at the Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts.