Zac Langdon-Pole was born in New Zealand, 1988. In 2010 he graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts . From 2014-16 he studied and graduated from the class of Willem de Rooij at Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Frankfurt am Main. In 2016 he was awarded the Charlotte Prinz Stipendium in Darmstadt and in 2018 he was awarded the Art Viva prize, an internationally acclaimed achievement that celebrates the work of leading emerging artists living in Germany. Recent exhibitions include emic etic, Between Bridges, Berlin, Germany (2018); Ars Viva 2018, S.M.A.K, Ghent, Belgium (2018); Sleeping Arrangements, The Dowse, Wellington, New Zealand (2018); Station, Melbourne, Australia (2017); Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal, Canada (2016); grammars, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZ (2016); On the Shoulders of Giants, Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany (2016); Four Practices, CCA, Singapore (2016); and Ecologies of the Everyday, Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany (2016).
Zac Langdon-Pole lives and works in Darmstadt and Berlin, Germany, Germany.