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    Art Now: Jesse Darling: The Ballad of Saint Jerome 2018© Jesse Darling, courtesy the artist and Arcadia Missa, photography by Matt Greenwood, courtesy of Tate

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    Jesse Darling, The March of the Valedictorians, 2016. Steel poles, plastic seat: 95 × 20 × 50 inches

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    Jesse Darling, Border Sphinx (boundary boy) 1 & 2, 2016. Polystyrene, plaster, silicon, plastic, cotton, tape, steel: 57 × 13 × 22 inches

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    Jesse Darling, Little 1s (growing), 3 sculptures, 2017. Steel, pigment, cast jesmonite: 190 × 30 × 40 cm

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    Jesse Darling, Ass Priest, 2017. Welded steel, foam, cast silicon, silk ribbon, jesmonite: 195 × 55 × 53 cm

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    Jesse Darling, Domestic Terror 1, 2016.Welded steel, cloth: 89 × 64 × 40 cm

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    Jesse Darling, Saint Batman, 2016. Welded steel, sugar, antivirus mask, expanding foam, plastic: 159 × 61 × 27 cm

Jesse Darling

MFA Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, 2014
BA Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, 2010

Selected solo/duo exhibitions

Selva Oscura, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR
Crevé, La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR

The Ballad of Saint Jerome, ART NOW, Tate Britain, London, UK
Support Level, Chapter Gallery, New York, US

Armes Blanches, Galerie Sultana, Paris, FR

ATROPHILIA (w Phoebe Collings James ), Company, New York, US
The Great Near, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

Spirit Level, (w Takeshi Shiomitsu), AND/OR, London, UK

Same, Same, CAC 41N/41E, (w Takeshi Shiomitsu), Batumi, GE
Not Long Now, Lima Zulu, London, UK

Stockholm Syndrome and Other System Failures, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

Hypotopia?Population: You, AiRBase, quartier21, Vienna, AT

Selected group exhibitions

Disarming Language, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, EST

Transcorporealities, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE
May You Live In Interesting Times, Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
POSTCENTRAL, Nome Gallery, Berlin, DE
Body Splits, SALTS, Basel, CH
Drawing Room Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK
Entering a Song, Koenig and Clinton, New York, NY
Running Room, Horse and Pony, Berlin, DE

Metamorphõseõn, Sultana, Paris, FR
À Cris Ouverts, Les Ateliers de Rennes Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, FR
Docile Bodies, Vitrine, London, UK
Give Up the Ghost, Baltic Triennial 13, Tallinn Art Hall, EST
Post-Institutional Stress Disorder, Kunsthal Aarhus, DK
Cellular World, GoMA @ Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK
more of an avalanche, Wysing Art Centre, UK
District 17, Kraupa-Tuskany-Zeidler, Berlin, DE

Beacons: Pharos, Caustic Coastal, Salford, UK
An unpredictable expression of human potential, Beirut Art Center for Sharjah Biennale, Beirut, LB
You See Me Like a UFO, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Ascot, UK
Occasional Geometries, Longside Gallery/ Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK
Command-Alternative-Escape @ Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venice, IT
Turn the Tide, RCA, London, UK
La Movida, HOME, Manchester UK
Salon Vogue, New Bretagne Bel Air, Essen, DE

A new job to unwork at, Artspace, New Haven, CT, USA
AFA 2 (2), Art-O-Rama, Marseille International Fair of Contemporary Art, Marseille, FR
No Ordinary Love/ Pas d’Amours Ordinaires, Sultana, Paris, FR
Ways of Living, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Abstract Sex, Hessel Museum @ CCS Bard, NY, USA
Grey, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT
Bread and Roses, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL

The Shadow of the Dome of Pleasure, Artspace, NZ
You think the only people who are people, are the people who look like you, Two Queens, Leicester, UK
They/Them, Drei, Cologne, DE
The Fifth Artist, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
Devotions, MOT International, London, UK
Keep It Simple Stupid (K.I.S.S.), Generation and Display, London, UK
Wilderness, New Shelter Plan, Carlsberg, Copenhagen, DK
Uberschonheit, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, AT

EXTINCT.LY Marathon, Serpentine Gallery/Online, London, UK
Late Capitalism, it’s like, almost over, The Luminary Arts Center, St. Louis, US
Private Settings, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Warsaw, PL
Material Girls and their Muses, Marcelle Joseph Projects, London, UK
Ends Again, Supplement Gallery, London, United Kingdom
It’s been four years since 2010, Preteen Gallery @ Arcadia Missa, London, UK
OCAD U, ‘Getting Rid of Ourselves’, Toronto, CA
Foam, Project/Number, London, UK
Snow Crash, Banner Repeater, London, UK
The Angry Show, 55 Sydenham Road, Sydney, AU
Surplus Group Living Exhibition, KM Temporaer, Berlin, DE

Different Domain, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK
Dry Wipe, sleepingupright.com/Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK/ONLINE
The Eternal Internet Brotherhood, (angeloplessas.com), ONLINE
Suspension/Unbroken, Amsterdam, NL/ONLINE
Decenter, at the Armory Show (decenterarmory.com), New York, US/ONLINE

Business Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, Higher Pictures, New York, US
A Shot to The Arse, Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town, ZA
The Bastard Children of Pop, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London, UK

Artisit, Basic Space, Dublin, IE
Ghetto Biennale, Grand Rue, Port-au-Prince, HT
Encoding Experience, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, AU

Selected talks/events/projects

Freelands Lomax Ceramics Fellowship, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

Close Reading and conversation, Tate Britain, London, UK
(upcoming) Poetry Night, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

Bardo, commission for Volksbuhne Fullscreen, Berlin, DE

Sylabus III, UK
Mene Mene Tekel Parsin, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK

MFA Fine Arts Presents: Jesse Darling, School of Visual Arts, New York, US
Thing Don’t Need a Name, Studium Generale, KABK, Den Haag, NL
The Corporate Alternative, symposium co-organized by Pablo Larios (Frieze d/e), Mumok, Wien, AT
Let Them Eat Cake/May One Without Hunger Lift the First Knife (with Raju Rage) Kachette, LDN, UK

NTGNE, Serpentine Pavilion, London, UK
Visiting artist, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL
Guest artist, “Practicing in Public” seminar, Syracuse, New York, US
Visiting Lecturer, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK
Intimacies: The Personal in Creative and Practice-Led Research (keynote), Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
ARE YOU ALIVE OR NOT?, De Brakke Grond/ Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
Lunch Bytes Conference, European Edition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
Artist Residency, Camp Breakdown, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeen, UK

Lunch Bytes: Life- Feminism, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, SE
Habeas Corpus Ad Subjiciendum, MoMa Warsaw, PL
Yolamus, Extinction Marathon, Serpentine Galleries, London, UK
You Are Here: Art After the Internet, ICA, London, UK
FUTURECAMP: The Way We Act Now, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
In [re]search of the real[ness]: The Work Labour of Art in the Age of Digital [Re]production, special invitation by Hito Steyerl, UDK, Berlin, DE
Artist Talk, Kiasma, Helsinki, FI
Self-administered EMDR, binaural beats for anxiety & depression, cartesian vocal effect, text, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Artist Residency, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
Artist Residency, EmbarrassmentParty.biz, Five College Consortium, Amherst, US

Habeas Corpus Ad Subjiciendum, 1.1., Import Projects, Berlin, DE
Marginal Modernities: A Discussion on Queer Materiality, The White Building, London, UK
Our Bodies, Our Selfies: Reclaiming Overshare for its Revolutionary Potential, AND Festival, Liverpool, UK
What It Is, The Showroom, curator, Berlin, DE
Artist Residency, WE ARE HERE, The White Building, London, UK