Christian Marclay was born in California in 1955, raised in Switzerland and now lives in New York. He has exhibited widely, including solo exhibitions at LACMA, Los Angeles (2011), LEEUM Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul (2010), Whitney Museum of Amercian Art, New York (2010), Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva (2008), Cité de la Musique, Paris (2007) Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (2006), Barbican Art Gallery, London (2005), Seattle Art Museum, Seattle (2004), Tate Modern, London (2004), UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2003), and the SFMoMA, San Francisco (2001). Group exhibitions include 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia (2011), British Art Show 7, Nottingham (2010), Yokohama International Arts & Media Festival, Yokohama (2009), Platform 2009, Seoul (2009), Vancouver Art Gallery, (2008), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (2007), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2007) Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon (2007), La Maison Rouge, Paris (2006), Musée d’Art Contemporain, Avignon, France (2005), SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico (2003), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2001) and Hayward Gallery, London (2000). Christian Marclay also continues to collaborate with musicians, including recent performances with Steve Beresford, Okkyung Lee, Shelley Hirsch and Otomo Yoshihide. He was awarded the Golden Lion at the 2011 Biennale di Venezia for his video work The Clock.