For Instances Unknown and Anew

2011, 174 × 145 cm, digital C-print, mounted on aluminium

For Instances Unknown and Anew
For Instances Unknown and Anew
For Instances Unknown and Anew

Photograph of a british athletics starter official, taken with a high speed camera adapted to use the sound of the starting pistol being fired as a trigger to create a freeze-frame of a ‘start’. Printed life-size and hung so the official stands equal to his height.


Eyes On The Prize, 2012, HotelMariaKapel, Hoorn, NL.
Self-Titled, 2011, Annet Gelink Gallery (The Bakery), Amsterdam, NL.

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
☞ 11.9.18 – 14.1.19, guest artist-teacher, Fine Art Department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
☞ 25.8.18 – 28.10.18, ‘being as becoming: liberating-art and/or liberating art’ at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, curated by Freek Lomme
☞ 6.7.18 - 25.8.18, ‘The odd uneven time’ group exhibition at Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
☝︎ 1.5.17 – 1.5.19 For two years my work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the Mondriaan Fund (Netherlands)
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Dürst Britt & Mayhew
colophon was built with the ingenuity and patience of DisplayHooray.
The typeface used throughout is Maria Pro, created by Phil Baber, whose 2010 design for the Index book reappears here in the work pages.
Credit also goes to Qubik for my original website (2010–2014), which lives on in the icon based home page.