Installation view "Gerard Byrne - Upon all the living and the dead", Secession Vienna 2019. Photo: Iris Ranzinger

Gerard Byrne

Gerard Byrne was born in 1969 in Dublin where he lives and works.
Recent venues for solo presentations include Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2017), ACCA, Melbourne and Mead Gallery, UK (both 2016), GrazMuseum, Austria and Kunstmuseum St Gallen, Switzerland (both 2015); Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland and Whitechapel Gallery, London (both 2013), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2012), IMMA, Dublin and the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago (both 2011), the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and Lismore Castle Arts, Ireland (both 2010), ICA, Boston and Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (both2008), Düsseldorf Kunstverein and Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (both 2007), and MUMOK, Vienna (2006). He participated in Skulptur Projekte Münster (2017), dOCUMENTA 13 (2012), Performa 11 and the 54th Venice Biennale (both 2011), Gwangju Biennale and Biennale of Sydney (both 2008), Lyon Biennale (2007), the Tate Triennial (2006) and the Istanbul Biennale (2003). In 2007 he represented Ireland at the 52nd Venice Biennale.

Installation view "Gerard Byrne -In Our Time", Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster 2017. Photo: Henning Rogge

In our Time, 2017, single channel video, 60min loop

Jielemeguvvie guvvie sjisjneli (Film inside an image), 2015-2016, "Gerard Byrne - 1/125 of a Second" Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 2016

Jielemeguvvie guvvie sjisjneli (Film inside an image), 2015-2016 "Gerard Byrne - A late evening in the future", ACCA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne 2016

[title same as time since date of shooting in: years, months, weeks, days + "ago" (Shooting date 05.05.13*)], 2013, silver gelatin print, 132 x 165 cm

Installation view "Gerard Byrne - A man and a woman make love", dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel 2012

A Fibonacci progression in 17 Stages, commenced in 2001 and completed in 2011, 17 framed selenium-toned silver gelatin prints, 22 x 27 cm each

Installation view "Gerard Byrne - Loch Ness, non-site", Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm 2011

Installation view "Gerard Byrne - Loch Ness, non-site", Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm 2011

East, South-South East, North-West, South-South East, North-West, again East 2001 –ongoing, 2001, 6 silver gelatin prints, each 31 x 41 cm

Route à la Campagne, avec Arbre. Soir. Au virage de la departementale qui relie Roussillon à Gargas, entre les Clos de l'Urbane et Les Bourgues, 2008, Fuji Crystal Archive Print, 88 x 110 cm

Installation view "Gerard Byrne - A Thing is a Hole in a Thing it is Not", Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore 2010