Gerard Byrne is a visual artist working with photography, video, and installations. In 2007 he represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale. His work has been shown at international biennials including Sydney (2008), Lyon (2007), the 3rd Tate Triennial (2006), and the 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003), as well as in major museums in Europe and the US. Solo exhibitions of his work include the Dusseldorf Kunstverein (2007), the Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (2007), Frankfurter Kunstverein (2003) and the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2002). In 2006 he was a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn award. Byrne is represented by the Kerlin Gallery in Ireland.