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Tara Darby

Regular price $120.00

Tara Darby
Joy #01, 2022

This series is about shifting our perspective at times of great uncertainty. It's about the power of appreciating the beauty of the everyday in order to energize us into taking action and have the hope and vision for a different future.

Tara Darby is a unique artist who captures the essence of moments, stories and emotions from her keenly observed feminine viewpoint. As a photographer and filmmaker, she combines her eye for detail with a profound understanding of human connection, resulting in visually captivating narratives that resonate deeply with their audience.

Born and raised in the vibrant cultural landscape of London and then the south coast, Tara's passion for visual storytelling was ignited at a young age. Inspired by the diversity and energy of her surroundings, she embarked on a journey to explore the world through her lens, seeking to uncover the beauty in the everyday and the extraordinary.

Tara's work spans a wide range of genres, from portraiture and documentary photography to more experimental film projects. Her films delve into the complexities of the human experience, exploring themes of identity, belonging and resilience. With a keen sense of pacing and composition, Tara crafts cinematic experiences that leave a lasting impression.

Her photographs evoke a sense of intimacy and authenticity, capturing fleeting moments with a timeless elegance. Tara's images possess a poetic, cinematic quality that invites viewers to see the world through her intimate and authentic perspective.

Throughout her career, Tara has collaborated with a diverse array of clients and collaborators, from international brands and magazines to grassroots community organizations. Her dedication to her craft have earned her widespread acclaim and recognition. Personal work is an intrinsic part of her practice; with each project she undertakes, she continues to push the boundaries of her creativity, striving to create work that moves, inspires, and connects people on a profound level.

Tara has published five books. “Delaine Le Bas: Room” Transition Editions, 2005/ ‘We Are Only Humans’ Miniature Love, 2009; ‘Waves’ Oodee, 2011 “Literary Journey: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” 2010, ‘Unité’ 2019. She has exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery, Yinka Shonibare’s Space, Transition Gallery, Paul Smith’s Globe. Her images were shown at The Whitechapel Gallery in 2023 as part of Delaine Le Bas’ exhibition, The House of Le Bas. Tara will have a joint show with Delaine Le Bas in September 2024 at the John Marchant Gallery.

As detailed in the product images, all prints will be delivered with a white boarder.

All framed orders will be delivered with a white matboard.

Editions —

  • Small - Edition of 60
  • Medium- Edition of 30
  • Large - Edition of 5

  • Printed on either Fine Art Giclée or C-type papers. Each artist has selected a specific paper to best suit to their image.
  • Framed with FSC-certified Wood
  • Supplied with a signed & numbered Certificate of Authenticity for provenance
  • We recommend you to take care when handling this museum-grade print. Buying a pre-framed print will ensure your artwork is protected and ready to hang.
  • Guaranteed archival life of 100+ years

Our printing company is 100% carbon neutral and all our packaging is environment friendly. Everything is either recyclable or biodegradable and that includes the stickers, tape, compostable bubble wrap as well as the frame edge protectors used.

Your artwork will be sustainably packaged and well protected, but on the rare occasion there are issues, we will do our best to make it right. Read more here.

Express Global Delivery with tracked & insured shipping.

Orders are dispatched within 3-5 days working days. Thereafter, they should arrive within 1 to 4 days to the UK/Europe, in 2 to 5 days to North America and 5 to 7 days for Australia/New Zealand. Other destinations may vary - please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery. Once your order is shipped, you will receive a tracking number via email.

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