Clement Valla

b. 1979, USA
Lives and works in New York, NY.

Clement Valla is an emerging artist who creates work that reveals the usually hidden processes, mechanisms and biases embedded in everyday algorithmic systems. Working conceptually and collaboratively in projects such as The Mechanical Turk Alphabets and Paintings from Wushipu, his work explores global and dimensional exchange.

Most recently in New York his work has exhibited at bitforms gallery in the group exhibition “Vanishing Point”, curated by A.E. Benenson, and in the “Paddles On!” auction at Phillips, organized by Lindsay Howard. Valla’s work has also been exhibited at The Indianapoilis Museum of Art, Indianapolis; Museum of the Moving Image, New York; DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinatti;The Wassaic Project, Wassic; 319 Scholes, New York; and the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee.

His work has been cited in The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, El Pais, Huffington Post, Rhizome, Domus, Wired, The Brooklyn Rail, Liberation, and on BBC television. Valla received a BA in Architecture from Columbia University and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Digital+Media.

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