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Darren Almond: The Principle of Moments, White Cube Mason's Yard

Darren Almond: The Principle of Moments, White Cube Mason's Yard

A romantic visionary laced into the tight corset of artistic decorum

Norilsk: 'The most northerly city in the world and an Arctic wasteland where snow storms rage 130 days of the year'
Darren Almond’s ongoing fascination with far-flung places where extreme weather conditions prevail provides the inspiration for his current show at White Cube. The Principle of Moments consists of over 10,000 tiny photographs cataloguing the ever-changing weather of the Faroe Islands and a three-screen installation of videos titled Anthropocene: The Prelude, filmed near the Siberian town of Norilsk, the most northerly city in the world.

Ungovernable phenomena are tamed and stifled by the uniformity of repetitive elegance

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