Artists in the Collection

Clare Langan

Born 1967, Dublin, Ireland

Clare Langan studied Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and with a Fulbright Scholarship, completed a film workshop at New York University in 1992.

In 2002 she represented Ireland in the 25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil where Too dark for night was exhibited. The trilogy was exhibited together for the first time at The International 2002, Tate Liverpool for The Liverpool Biennial. In 2003, Langan presented A Film Trilogy at MoMA in New York and at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin. I Gaer (Yesterday) 2007, was created for Becks’ Fusions curated by the ICA London. It incorporated the music of Icelandic band Sigur Ros and is touring internationally through 2009 -2010. In 2008 her work was exhibited in the Singapore Biennial, curated by Fumio Nanjo. Langan represented Ireland at Sounds and Visions, Art Film and Video from Europe, Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv in February 2009.

Her films are in a number of international public and private collections including The Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Tony Podesta Private Collection, Washington, and the Hugo and Carla Brown Collection, UK