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Chris Younger (b. 1981, Newcastle) is an artist living in rural Durham, UK.

He has a Masters degree (with distinction) in Photography from the University of Sunderland and recently completed an artist residency at Durham University. He exhibits internationally and has upcoming exhibitions in Germany and the UK.

Younger uses landscape photography to explore the interactions between people, places and nature over time. His highly autobiographical work analyses formal notions of landscape through the filter of his own experiences.

Younger has lived in Durham's Deerness Valley for over a decade and during that time, as his knowledge of the landscape has increased, it has become an important part of his work.  

Younger’s work utilises uncertainty and contingency to explore the relationship between creativity and control.

Younger is available for commissions and collaborations: chris@chrisyounger.uk

Recent & Upcoming Exhibitions

Whereness: The Landscape of Uncertainty: September 2019, The People’s Bookshop, Durham.

Forlorn: 7th July - 17th August 2019, Kulturhalle, Tübingen, Germany.

The Clearing: On permanent display from October 2018, Martin Heidegger Museum, Meßkirch, Germany.

The Clearing: 4th - 17th June 2018, part of Durham University and Durham County Council's inaugural Art Durham Festival.

Uncertainty in the Deerness Valley:  April - September 2018,  solo exhibition of both The Clearing and Whereness: The Landscape of Uncertainty at Ushaw College, Durham. 

All text and images Copyright © 2019 Chris Younger, unless attributed otherwise. Permission is granted for the reproduction of images on this website for personal and educational use only, attribution required.