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Fullmoon@Ribblehead
Medium: C-print Edition of 5
Dimensions: 126 x 126 cm
Year created: 2004
Location: London
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Summary

Fullmoon@Ribblehead Darren Almond

This is one of a series of photographs produced by Darren since 1998. The images are taken at different locations during a full moon with a long exposure of 15 minutes or more. Darren took this photograph at the Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle to Carlisle railway. The night mail-train from Scotland is lit only by the moon and cuts through the misty landscape to create an unearthly scene. The photograph has a particular clarity and colour – only the atmospheric lighting and quietness suggest it was taken at night.

Biography

Darren Almond

Darren lives in London and studied at the Winchester School of Art. He works with photography, film, sculpture and installation, and is known for exploring the impact of time and symbolism on the human experience. He has taken part in many group exhibitions, such as Sensation (1997-1999) and the Tate Triennial (2009). His solo exhibitions include SITE (2007) and Parasol Unit (2008).