Born 1973, Hastings, New Zealand. Lives and works Melbourne.
Daniel Crooks works predominantly in digital video, photography and installation. Crooks is best known for his digital video and photographic works that capture and manipulate time and motion.
Solo exhibitions include Phantom Ride, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne (2016); Truths Unveiled by Time, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne (2014); Daniel Crooks, Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia (2013); A Garden of Parallel Paths, Monash University Museum of Art, Australia (2013); Daniel Crooks: Pan No.2, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand (2010).
His work has featured in numerous group exhibitions, including So Long as You Move, Ark Galerie, Indonesia (2014); Marking Time, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (2012); Parallel Collisions: 2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2012); 2010 Move on Asia, Tate Modern, London (2010)
Crook’s work is held in public and private collections nationally and internationally, including the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Adelaide Museum of Old and New Art and Auckland Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu.