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Clement Valla, CV

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

2009 MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2001 BA, Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Solo/Duo Exhibitions:

2015 “Surface Proxy,” XPO GALLERY, Paris, France
2014 “Surface Survey,” Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Iconoclashes,” ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Thomassen Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 “Iconoclashes,” Mulherin + Pollard, New York, NY
2012 “Google Earth Skyscrapers, Google Earth Bridges,” L’unique, Caen, France
2011 “Jenny Odell and Clement Valla — Meridian,” Wire & Nail, San Francisco, CA


2015 “You! What Planet Is This?*,” Roomservice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Visual Leaders Award 2015,” House of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
“oxi more on,” Espace Verney-Carron, Lyon, France
“Globale: Infosphere,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
“L’art et le numérique en résonance: Conséquences,” Maison Populaire de Montreuil, Montreuil, France
“Digital Nature,” Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, UK
“Greetings from Lake Zwenkau,” FJORD, Philadelphia, PA
“Phantom Vibrations,” University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
“The 27th Dimension,” Spring/Break Art Show at Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY
“Maximum Sideline,” Proxy, Providence, RI
“Promenons-Nous,” L’abbaye d’Annecy-le-Vieux, Annecy-le-vieux, France
“Sécurité : Que Reste-t-il De Nos Espaces De Liberté?,” Art Souterrain, Montreal, Canada
“Nature Loves Courage,” the New York Professional Outreach Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2014 “Hike, Hack / Hic et Nunc,” XPO Gallery, Paris, France
“Placemakers,” swissnex, San Francisco, CA
“Festival des Images,” Vevey, Switzerland
“Nets: Weaving Webs in Art,” Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
“Synthetisch Vernünftig,” Lab for Emerging Arts and Performance (LEAP), Berlin, Germany
“Unmasking the Network,” ASC Projects, San Francisco, CA
“Spring Exhibition 2014,” Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
“PostPictures,” Bitforms Gallery, New York, NY
“Internet Aware: Selections from,” Ace Hotel, New York, NY
“Ten – 10 Curators, 100 Artworks,” Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
“Transform,” Wasserman Projects, Birmingham, MI
“Hi Res,” Plug Projects, Kansas City, KS
2013 “Paddles On!” Phillips auction house, New York, NY
“Surveying the Terrain” CAM, Raleigh, NC
“Terrifying Noble Splendid,” Temp Art Space, New York
“Baadlands: an Atlas of Experimental Cartography,” Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney, Australia
“Journey Forth,” Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA
“Vanishing Point,” Bitforms Gallery, New York, NY
“Mama Birding,” Communication Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“#FuturMyth,” 319 Scholes, New York, NY
“Chasing Horizons,” Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, WI
“Art Hack: God Mode,” 319 Scholes, New York, NY
“DVD Dead Drop Vol. 5 – BEST OF,” Museum of the Moving Image, New York
2012 “Gobal Space,” Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
“Collect the WWWorld,” 319 Scholes, New York, NY
“Hoggard Wagner Collection,” English Kills Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, Ny
“Momenta Art Benefit”, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
“Photogenus,” DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
“The Download,”, New York, NY
“Localize,” Potsdamer Stadtkanal, Potsdamer, Germany
“SPLASH #1,” PHrame/RECYCLART, Bruxelles, Belgium
“Interrupt,” Brown University, Providence, RI
“Sys(x)tem,” Splatterpool, New York, NY
2011 “Paradise,” Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Antiguo Edificio De Tabacalera, Madrid, Spain
TV Cable Broadcast, Souvenirs From Earth TV, Cologne, Germany
“Pixellence”, Schol of Visual Arts, New York, NY
“Help Wanted”, Culturehall Feature Issue 69,
“The Real and the Represented,” Little Paper Planes, Oakland, CA
“The Wassaic Project Summer Festival,” The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
“pixilerations [v.8],” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2010 “Public Records,” Public Fiction (the museum of), Los Angeles, CA
“Like Death, Santa Fe Will Catch Up With You In The End, Kevin Zucker and Chris Ho”, Fisher Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico; participant
“The Big Country,” The Moviehouse in Millerton, Millerton, NY
“pixilerations [v.7],” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
“A Flawed Providence,” Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
“The Wassaic Project Summer Festival,” The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
“ELOAI,” Brown University, Providence, RI
2009 “Left To Chance,” Firehouse 13, Providence, RI
“pixilerations [v.6],” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
“The Wassaic Project Summer Festival,” The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence RI
“Boston CyberArts Festival,” Boston, MA
“Six Geometric Figures within Six Geometric Figures by Mechanical Turk Workers,” Center for Integrated Technology, RISD, Providence, RI
2008 “Reverse Turing Tests: Hilary Berseth and Kevin Zucker,” Eleven Rivington, New York; collaborator on Zucker’s “curated” paintings
“From Big Box to White Box,” Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, RISD, Providence, RI
“MircroMediations,” Sol Koffler Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI


2015 Artist Talk, Interrupt 3, Brown University, Providence, RI
2014 Visiting Artist, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2013 Visiting Artist, Centro + Media, Mexico City, Mexico
2012 Visiting Artist, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway
Presenter, Invisible Participation: Writing on/over/against the Cloud, ELMCIP Conference on Remediating the Social, Edinburgh, Scotland
Visiting Artist, École supérieure d’arts & médias de Caen/Cherbourg, Caen, France
2011 Visiting Artist, Duke University, Durham, NC
Visiting Artist Lecture, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Visiting Artist, Foundation Studies, RISD, Providence, RI
2010 Visiting Artist, Printmaking Department, RISD, Providence, RI
Visiting Artist, Foundation Studies, RISD, Providence, RI
2009 Visiting Artist, Workshop on 3D Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Management, Copan, Honduras
2008 Visiting Artist, Introduction to Digital Media, Brown University, Providence, RI
2006 Modeling Ancient Copan: 3D Reconstructions of Type 4 sites – Society for American Archeology annual conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Modeling Ancient Copan: 3D Reconstructions and Photgrammetry of Tomb 1, Group 11K-6 – Colgate University, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York


2015 Scott Reyburn, “Auctioning the Relics of Technology Pioneers,” NY Times International, April 17, 2015
2014 Max Kutner, “This Artist Finds Strange Beauty in Google’s Apocalyptic Glitches,” Smithsonian Magazine, October 2014
Tina Rivers, “Critic’s Pick: Clement Valla,” Artforum, May 2014
Ben Valentine, “The Future of Mapping: An Interview with Clement Valla,” ART21 Magazine, Aug 11, 2014
2013 Kyle VanHemert, “An Art Breakthrough: $90,000 for Youtube Video, Animated GIF, and Other Internet Experiments” Wired, October 28, 2013
Charlie Burton, “The Universe As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Computer,” Wired UK, December Issue, 2013
“PLANET ART: The Best Art From Around the World, June 2013,” Benjamin Sutton, BLOUIN ARTINFO U.S., online
“When Google Earth Goes Wrong,” editors, OBlog, Design Observer, online
“DISTORT THE MATERIAL!” Giampaolo Bianconi, Dazed Digital, online
“News from the textural wasteland,” Nicola Bozzi, Elephant #14
“Iconoclashes,” editors, Palatten 1-2:2013 #291-292
“Photoshop for Divines,” Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast, Online
“Pattern Recognition,” Lindsay Howard, Dazed and Confused, May 2013
“Wild Distortions on Google Earth Maps Captured,” Sean Breslin,, Online
“Best of Rhizome 2012,” Joanne McNeil (editor), Link Editions
“Hacking God,” Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, Online
2012 “Street View and Beyond: Google’s Influence on Photography,” Paul Moakley, TIME Lightbox, October 24, 2012
“Street Art,” editors, Time Magazine, Novemebr 12, 2012
“Search and you shall find,” Roberto Marone, Domus, June 2012
“Postales desde Google Earth,” Roberta Bosco and Stefano Caldana, El Pais, November 26, 2012
“Manifesto for a Theory of the ‘New Aesthetic,’” Curt Cloninger, Mute, October 3, 2012