Biography: Born in Dublin, Karl studied Photography and Media at New York University and the International Center Of Photography, New York. His work is exhibited and published in the United States and Europe and is represented in a number of leading international public and private collections, including Arts Council of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, Bibliothèque National De Paris; Paris Audiovisuel Collection, France; Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris; Musée de la Photographie, Nice; Rudin Collection, New York; National Self-Portrait Collection, Limerick; New York University; Hudson River Museum, USA.
His recent projects include imaging, text and video collaborations with: American Museum of Natural History, New York; Mütter Museum, Philadelphia; La Specola Museum & Caregi Hospital, Florence; Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands; Tornblad Institute, Sweden and the National Museum of Ireland (Natural History). He has mounted three solo exhibitions at the Gallery of Photography – Travels in Amira (1993); Still Life (1998) and Dignified Kings Play Chess On Fine Green Silk (2007). He lectures on photography and new media at Dublin City University. He is currently a research Fellow at the Mütter Museum and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The artist lives and works in Dublin and New York.
The piece in this exhibition, Taxum Totem 011, is from his most recent solo exhibition which was on display at the Gallery of Photography and at the National Museum of Ireland in 2007.
Taxum Totem 011. Archival inkjet print, 62.5 x 46.5cm. 2007. From the series: Dignified Kings Play Chess On Fine Green Silk.
Edition of 5.