Darren J. Cunningham is a British electronic musician, best known under the pseudonym Actress.
One of the most preeminent and singular voices in UK electronic music, Darren’s work has continued to innovate across an already illustrious career that has seen him collaborate with the London Contemporary Orchestra, world-renowned photographers such as Mehdi Lacoste, Wolfgang Tillmans and leading British visual artist Eddie Peake.
He has performed sold out shows at The Barbican Centre, Tate Modern (London), Sonar (Tokyo) and Berghain (Berlin). 2019 will see Darren complete his most innovative project yet – a co-commission from Southbank Centre (London) and the Holland Festival, the work is based on Stockhausen’s work ‘Parliament of the World’ and features the Dutch National Choir. He will also be releasing a new studio record with long-time label partner Ninja Tune.
Actress has previously fronted campaigns for Acne and Cav Empt.