MATTHEW DARBYSHIRE is an artist, exhibiting internationally but based in Rochester, Kent. Working across media, his ‘architectural interventions, installations and displays of consumer objects hone in on the gap between what is promised by those who shape our world and what is actually on offer.’
05th March, 2015
The Galvanising Shop
Free, everyone welcome!
He has had solo public exhibitions at Gasworks, London; The Hayward, London; The Zabludowicz Collection, London; Kettles Yard, Cambridge; Tramway, Glasgow; GAM, Turin; The FRAC, Dunkirk and The Hepworth, Wakefield. Darbyshire has exhibited in various major UK survey shows including Tate Britain’s Triennial Altermodern, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud in 2009, and the British Art Show 7 Days of the Comet, curated by Tom Morton and Lisa Le Feuvre 2010. His work has been exhibited worldwide at institutions including Bangkok Cultural Centre, Thailand; Fundacion Miro, Spain, Marco Museum, Spain and The FRAC pas de Calais, France.
He currently has a solo exhibition at Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York and is preparing a survey exhibition for Manchester Art Gallery. He is also in the process of realizing two large-scale public commissions – one for the Dutch government in Amsterdam and the other for Cambridge University here in the UK. Matthew is represented by Herald St Gallery in London and Jousse Enterprise in Paris.