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Melanie Clemmons

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Melanie Clemmons

Assistant Professor
Digital/Hybrid Media

Melanie Clemmons (she/her) is a new media artist interested in reimagining our use of digital technology toward a softer, calmer, and more careful future. She makes videos, net art, installations, 3D printed sculpture, and XR experiences and performances. In addition to national/international gallery and museum work, Clemmons toured with Pussy Riot doing visuals during their first North American tour and has collaborated on several of their music videos, and along with Zak Loyd, makes video performance and installation collaborations as Clemmons & Loyd. She is an assistant professor of digital/hybrid media at SMU.

Along with having her work collected in the Smithsonian Institution (as part of the Women & Their Work archive) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (as part of Ways of Something), her work has been shown at, among others: HeK (House of Electronic Arts), Basel, Switzerland; CICA Museum, Gyeonggi, South Korea; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Light Year, Brooklyn; Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles; LRLX, San Francisco; Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland; UPFOR Digital, Portland; Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago; Denver Digerati; Women & Their Work, Austin; Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas; and many other DIY spaces and venues.

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ASAG 1312 Systems

ASAG 3310 Art in the World

ASAG 6300 Graduate Seminar

ASIM 1300 Introduction to Digital/Hybrid Media

ASIM 1330 Intermediate Digital/Hybrid Media

ASIM 3310 Digital/Hybrid Media Workshop (Previous Theme: The Attention Economy)

ASIM 3325 Special Projects in Digital/Hybrid Media

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