Visiting Artist’s Talk – Daria Martin

For this week's Visiting Artist's Talk (VAT), we welcome Daria Martin.

Daria Martin was born in San Francisco. After studying humanities at Yale, she received her M.F.A from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2000. Martin has lived and worked in London since 2002 when she participated in the artist in residence programme at the Delfina Studios Trust. She was the recipient of the 2018 Jarman Award.

Selected solo exhibitions include Tonight the World, touring exhibition, Barbican Centre, London, UK and Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, (2019); Daria Martin: A Hunger Artist, Schering Stiftung, Berlin, Germany (2017); One of the Things That Makes Me Doubt, ACCA: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia (2013); Daria Martin: Minotaur, touring exhibition at MCA, Chicago, USA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA, (2009 – 2010); BP British Art Displays 1500 – 2008, Tate Britain, London, UK (2008); S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium (2007); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2006); and Daria Martin, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland (2005).

The Visiting Artist’s Talk (VAT) series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon from 14:00 to 15:30 during teaching weeks.

All of our talks are compulsory for our Fine Art students but open to anyone else who would like to join us.

For more information, email Nick Thurston.


Daria Martin
Tonight the World, production still, 2019
anamorphic 16mm film transferred to HD
13 minutes 30 seconds
Photo: Anna Leader
© Daria Martin, courtesy Maureen Paley, London