The Salmon of Knowledge Returns (2015) is a limited edition lithograph by Mark Dion, co-published with Parallel Editions, on the occasion of Against the Current at Ormston House in 2015-16. The exhibition was curated by Mary Conlon and Ian Russell, and kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, and a production residency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Mark Dion is a conceptual artist interested in natural history, field work, and biology. Since the early 1990s, he has developed a dynamic and remarkably influential art practice which includes sculpture, installation, photography, and print-making, along with writing, teaching and institutional collaboration. His work can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Tate Gallery, London, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Hamburger Kunsthalle in Germany, Harvard University Art Museums in Massachusetts, and the Israel Museum of Art in Jerusalem, among others.