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b. 1979, USA

James Clar Biography

Clar's work is an analysis and observation on the effects of media and technology on our perception of culture, nationality, and identity. His interest is in new technology and production processes, using them as a medium, while analyzing and critiquing their modifying effects on human behavior.

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James Clar (b. Wisconsin, 1979) lives and works in New York, NY. Clar received his BA in film and 3D animation and his MA in Media Art, the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) from the Tisch School, New York University. His work has been exhibited at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ; Pera Art Museum, Istanbul, Turkey; Can Framis Museum, Barcelona; Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea; Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL; Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE; MoMA PS1, New York, NY; Parasol unit, London, UK; The New Museum, New York, NY; Somerset House, London, UK; Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem and Shadai Gallery at Tokyo Polytechnic University, Tokyo, Japan. Clar has been an artist in residence at Eyebeam Atelier in New York, NY; Fabrica, Treviso, Italy, and the FedEx Institute of Technology/Lantana Projects, Memphis, TN.

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Text courtesy Jane Lombard Gallery.

James Clar Featured Artworks

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Cloud Seed by James Clar contemporary artwork moving image
James Clar Cloud Seed, 2020 generative software, computer, 4k screen
145 x 90 cm
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Parol #2 by James Clar contemporary artwork sculpture
James Clar Parol #2, 2022 LEDs, Filters, Aluminum, 3D Printed Parts
130 x 250 cm
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Half Submerged by James Clar contemporary artwork sculpture
James Clar Half Submerged, 2022 LEDs, filters, aluminum, 3D printed parts
70 x 180 cm
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Without You There's Less Data (Eclipse) by James Clar contemporary artwork installation
James Clar Without You There's Less Data (Eclipse), 2020 TVs, mini-computers, custom software, acrylic case
40.01 x 40.01 x 9.53 cm
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Indoor Travel by James Clar contemporary artwork sculpture
James Clar Indoor Travel, 2018 Metal, LEDs, microcontroller
35.5 x 68 x 5.1 cm
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The Path Traveled by James Clar contemporary artwork installation
James Clar The Path Traveled, 2018 LED lights, filters, 3D printed material
121.92 x 73.66 x 15.24 cm
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The Current Time Is by James Clar contemporary artwork installation
James Clar The Current Time Is, 2018 Reprogrammed clock
15.7 x 29.2 x 4.6 cm
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Time Bandits by James Clar contemporary artwork mixed media
James Clar Time Bandits, 2018 LED lights with custom light filters, blinds, coat and artificial plant
244 x 244 cm
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