Bio / CV

Sally Grizzell Larson is an independent visual artist. Screenings of her video works include NewFilmmakers NY, Anthology Film Archives; Galerija Galženica, Velika Gorica, Croatia; Berlin International Directors Lounge; Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid; Electronic Language International Festival, São Paulo; the Berkeley Video and Film Festival, where “Certain Women” was awarded Best of Festival–Experimental; and the Toronto Urban Film Festival, where “Axiom” was awarded Best in Category: The Medium is the Message.

Her photographic work has been exhibited at the National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Brooklyn Museum; Goldsmiths, University of London, and elsewhere.

Her husband is artist William Larson.

BORN
Atlanta, Georgia

EDUCATION
MFA, Photography, Maryland Institute College of Art

EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS
2016
VideoBardo, International Videopoetry Festival (VI), Buenos Aires

Out of Bounds Film Festival, Molfetta, Italy
Award Finalist

Jornadas de Reapropiación, Centro de Cultura Digital, Mexico City

Auckland Underground Film Festival

Stockholm Animation and Experimental Film Festival

Miami Independent Film Festival

Braga International Video Dance Festival, Portugal

2015
Mykonos Biennale 2015, Greece

Underground FilmFest, Munich

25 Jahre Künstlerhaus am Acker, 18 Ackerstrasse/Galerie, Berlin-Mitte

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland

2014
Jornadas de Reapropiación, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City

Pop Up Kino International Video Art Festival #3, PPC Gallery Space in Berlin and La Neomudéjar in Madrid

Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany

A-EYE: An Exhibition of Art and Nature-Inspired Computation, Goldsmiths, University of London; catalogue pub.

Fincortex – Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Experimentales, Colombia

Museo de Almería, Almería, Spain, International Experimental Video-Art Festival

Outcasting: Fourth Wall Festival, V2.0, Cardiff, Wales

FESTIVAL NAA, Barcelos, Portugal

Her Point of View Film Festival, Nashville

Seen & Heard Festival: Celebrating Women in Film, Sydney, Australia

2013
Women Media Arts & Film Festival, Sydney, Australia

Timecode: NOLA Indie Film Fest, New Orleans

ParkArtMagazine and t • Avenida, Edificio AXA, Multimedia Showcase .3, Porto, Portugal

Columbus International Film & Video Festival, Ohio

Portas Abertas, Fórum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal, curated by Claudia Giannetti

Utopia Distributed, White Project Galerie, Paris, curated by Milan Atanaskovic

6000 Posters for Giants and Dwarfs, Rhubaba Gallery, Edinburgh, curated by Alex Hetherington, Modern Edinburgh Film School

FILMIDEO, Index Gallery, Newark, NJ

Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, USB-Shuffle

StreetVideoArt, Sceaux (Paris), Art Channel, oart.tv

2012
MIAscreen, Pasadena, “Favorites from Another Experiment by Women Festival,” curated by Lili White

Kunstfilmtag, Language Is the House We Live In, Düsseldorf; catalogue pub.

Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Manchester, UK

Montreal Underground Film Festival

Athens Video*/Art Festival, Greece; catalogue pub.

CineMarfa 2012, Marfa, TX

Traverse Vidéo Festival, Faut Voir, Toulouse, France; catalogue pub.

25 Bilder/Sekunde, Mannheim, Germany, Encyclopedic Cartoons Video Project; curated by Joas-Sebastian Nebe

2011
International Streaming Festival {The Hague}, Sixth Edition

VideoBites [01], AAA, Berlin

Sazmanab Project, Tehran, Encyclopedic Cartoons Video Project; curated by Joas-Sebastian Nebe

Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Pulimentos del Norte, Bilbao, Spain; also, Bibat Museos, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Award Finalist

Festival Internacional de Videoarte, Municipio de Almirante Brown, Buenos Aires

XX.9.12 FABRIKArte, NEWSfromART, Collaterale Festival Internazionale 2011, IdeArte Galleria, Ferrara, Italy

Another Experiment by Women Film Festival, Millennium Film Workshop, New York

Galerija Galženica, Velika Gorica, Croatia, UFS – User Friendly Society; four-person exhibition with Société Réaliste, Paolo Cirio, and Kristian Kožul

Pixilerations [v.8], Providence, RI

One Minute Film & Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland; catalogue published

Concrete Utopia, 58 Lispenard Street, Brooklyn, i am not a good enough feminist

Harvestworks Media Art Center, New York, End to End

VIDEOFORMES International Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Berlin International Directors Lounge, Art House Meinblau

Toronto Silent Film Festival

Lightworks 2011, Grimsby Minster, UK

International Festival Sarajevo, Winter Festival, Turkish Cultural Center; catalogue pub.

Queens World Film Festival, Jackson Heights Cinema, NY

VideoVaudeville2, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn

Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison, University of Wisconsin Cinematheque; catalogue pub.

ArcheTime Film Festival, WIX Lounge, NY

New Century Artists Gallery, New York, Hidden Cities, in conjunction with the Women’s Caucus for Art; catalogue pub

2010
Big Screen Project, Future Selves, 6th Ave. bet. 29th and 30th Sts., New York

Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade; catalogue pub.

Miami Short Film Festival, Coral Gables Art Cinema; catalogue pub.

CINESONIKA, Int’l Film/Video Festival of Innovative Sound Design, Surrey, Canada

IN OUT Festival, Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

Festival Les Instants Vidéo, École Supérieure d’Art, Aix-en-Provence, France; catalogue pub.

Espacio Enter Canarias 2010, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife, Spain

SIMULTAN #6, Past Continuous. Future Perfect, Timisoara, Romania

namaTRE.ba Project, Bosnia and Herzegovina

GIGUK 2010, VideoArt Festival, Gieβen, Germany; catalogue pub.

Williamsburg International Film Festival, Brooklyn

Tweak, Cinema 2010, Interaction Design Centre, Limerick, Ireland

UAMO Festival (Urban Art and Media Organisation), Consensus-Nonsense, Munich; cat. pub.

DA FEST, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

Toronto Urban Film Festival
Awarded Best in Category – The Medium is the Message
Awarded Third Place in Festival by guest judge Deepa Mehta

11° FILE (Electronic Language International Festival), São Paulo; catalogue pub.

International Best of Short Films Festival, Eden Théâtre, La Ciotat, France; catalogue pub.

FAD – Festival de Arte Digital, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Zentrifuge Art Space, Nürnberg, Germany, Encyclopedic Cartoons Video Project

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, A History of . . .

Video Art Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece

NewFilmmakers NY, Anthology Film Archives

{SONiK} Fest, Bronx Art Space, NY

San Antonio Film Festival, Instituto Cultural de Mexico; catalogue pub.

Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Melbourne

Time Film Festival, Lausanne, Switzerland

Athens Video Art Festival, Greece; catalogue pub.

El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM, Currents 2010

Transfera Videoart, Madatac Festival, Madrid

ArcheTime Film Festival, EFA Project Space, NY

New Media Gallery, Zadar, Croatia, She-Story; catalogue pub.

2009
Theatersall des Künstlerverein Malkastan, Düsseldorf, Kunstfilmtag, With a View to the Sound, catalogue pub.

Hemispheric Institute Encuentro, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (Tisch/NYU), Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas, National Univ. of Colombia, Bogotá

Filmbase, Dublin, Fugitive Video Project

Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa, Electronics Alive V

2008
Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg, Russia, In Transition Russia; in conjunction with the conference “In Transition: Cultural Identity in an Age of Transnational and Transcultural Flux;” catalogue pub.; traveled to: National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow

Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Uncensored, “Media Tonic 3”

Filmmor International Women’s Film Festival, French Cultural Center, Istanbul; catalogue pub.; traveled to: Alkazar Cinema Hall, Istanbul

Museum of Modern Art, Toluca, Mexico, Emerging Forms of Computer Art: Making the Digital Sense; in conjunction with the Computer Art Congress [CAC.2]; book pub.

Open Space / Zentrum für Kunstprojekte, Wien, Vienna, On Xenophobia Redux; presentation/ exhibition of xeno.no project archive, Oslo

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Digital Eyes: New Aesthetic Dimensions in Computer Visualization Technology

2007
National Museum of Women in the Arts’ Festival of Film & Media Arts, NMWA Theater, Wash., catalogue pub.

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Cinéma l’Entrepôt, Paris, 2006; Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, in collaboration with the Comunidad de Madrid and the Cervantes Institute, 2007; and Cinéma Babylon Berlin, 2007; catalogue pub.

Apexart, New York, The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe

Matadero Madrid, La noche en blanco, Madrid

SIGGRAPH, Global Eyes, Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, University of California, San Diego; catalogue pub.

“Eye Am: Women Behind the Lens,” Manhattan Public Access TV (Time Warner 34/RCN #83), Episode 8, 4 April

Camera Obscura, Lanfranchi Memorial, Sydney, Australia, New Video

2006
Berkeley Video and Film Festival, The Oaks Theater, Berkeley, CA; catalogue pub.
Awarded Best of Festival – Experimental

Image Forum Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Park Tower Hall, Tokyo; traveled to: Goethe-Institut, Kyoto

VIDEOFORMES International Multimedia and Video Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Dallas Video Festival, Angelika Film Center

Through Her Eyes, Women of Color Film Festival, Millennium Film Workshop, NY

Imaginaria Film Festival, Conversano, Italy

Izolenta 06 International Digital Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia

International Short Film Festival Detmold, Detmold, Germany

Kupfer Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Visualizing TRANS; in conjunction with the conference “TRANS: Visual Culture”

2005
NewFilmmakers NY, Anthology Film Archives

Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, Multiplex 2, curated by Rebecca Cleman and John Thomson in conjunction with Electronic Arts Intermix

Prog:ME – Rio de Janeiro Festival of Electronic Media, Centro Cultural Telemar; catalogue pub.

Mass Art Film Society, video:series Selections, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

Goliath Visual Space, video:series, Brooklyn

Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, solo exhibition, Exotica, cat. pub.

Side Cinema, New Video, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

Philadelphia Video Festival, International House

Impakt Festival, videoDictionary, Casco Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Institute for New Media, Frankfurt, Germany, Extremes

2004
Museum of Image and Sound, São Paulo, Festival Mídia Tática; traveled to: Projecto Subsolo, Rio de Janeiro

Reel Venus Film Festival, Symphony Space, Thalia Theater, New York

La Isle Ulisses 2004-03, Teatro Odisséia, Rio de Janeiro

École Normale Supérieure, Concours de Sociologie Visuelle, Urbanities, Cachan, France

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado, A Sense of Place, cat. pub.

Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia, Recent Works

Berrie Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, Photography Reborn; book pub.

2003
Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig, Not Now!, curated by Maik Schlüter; catalogue pub.

Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana, Cuba, V Salon Internacional de Arte Digital

2002
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Color, Culture, Complexity; catalogue pub.

Exit Art, New York, Reactions; traveled to: Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Quay School of Art Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand, First to See the Light

Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, Digital Art in Philadelphia

2001
Brooklyn Museum, Digital: Printmaking Now, catalogue pub.

Henry Street Settlement, Charles E. Culpeper Gallery, New York, solo exhibition, Flight

Mastel/Mastel Gallery, Brooklyn, Digital D.U.M.B.O.

2000
P60 Gallery, Artpool Art Research Center, Budapest, Hungary, Chance Future

Center Gallery, University of Alabama, solo exhibition, Not Drowning, Just Waving

1999
Dance Theater Workshop Gallery, New York, solo exhibition, Reading the Echo

Visual Arts Museum, New York, New York Digital Salon, 1999; traveled to: Centro de Cultura, Málaga, Spain; Circulo des Bellas Artes, Madrid; Palacio de Santa Cruza at the Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain; Internacional Universidad de Santander, Santander, Spain; Imagina Festival, Monaco; The Picasso Foundation, Malaga, Spain

The Allen R. Hite Art Institute Gallery, University of Louisville, The Photographic Persona

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, Art and Technology

The Alternative Museum, New York, Digitally Reborn

1998
Tyler School of Art, solo exhibition, Emblems, Book I

Viridian Artists Inc., New York

1997
Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania Photographers 10

1996
Viridian Artists Inc., New York

Soho Photo Gallery, New York

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Three-Person Exhibition

Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX, Pulp Fictions

1995
Yale University Art Gallery, Reinventing the Emblem, catalogue pub.

SoHo20 Gallery, New York, Real Life

BIBLIOGRAPHY: BOOKS
2013
“Great Ode,” Sculpture and Editions, by Vasilisa Forbes, Great Ode Publications, London

2010
“Digital Art Revolution,” by Scott Ligon, Random House/Watson-Guptill

2009
“Photographic Possibilities,” by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press

2008
“Emerging Forms of Computer Art: Making the Digital Sense,” Computer Art Congress [CAC.2]. Proceedings of the International Congress, Toluca and Mexico City; ed. by Khaldoun Zreik and Everardo Reyes García, Europia Publications

2007
“Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age,” ed. by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press

2005
“Photography Reborn,” by Jonathan Lipkin, Abrams Press

“Writing the World: On Globalization,” ed. by David Rothenberg, Terra Nova Books, MIT Press

2004
“Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels,” edited by Robert Hirsch, pub. by McGraw-Hill and Laurence King; fourth edition

BIBLIOGRAPHY: PERIODICALS, OTHER
2014
LLEI d’ART, Lleida, Spain, “Bestiaries: The Exaltation of Vice and Virtue,” Issue 8, No. 12

2012
Kunsfilmtag 012, Düsseldorf, “Language Is the House We Live In,” Larson’s “No. 9″ from “Not Drowning, Just Waving”

ITCH – A Journal of Creative Expression, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, Issue e.11, preText, “Manifestos”

The Hopkins Review, Johns Hopkins University Press, Vol. 5.4, fall 2012; “Flight: Seven Photographs” and front cover

2011
Vijenac, Zagreb, “Radically Reshaping the Existing,” by Toma Bačić. Review of the exhibition User Friendly Society, Galerija Galženica, Velika Gorica, Croatia; four-person exhibition: Société Réaliste, Paolo Cirio, Kristian Kožul, and Larson

Arte Globale, “NEWSfromART: contaminazioni dal mondo dell’arte”

NanoPress News, Milan, “NEWSfromART: contaminazioni dal mondo dell’arte”

Nictoglobe, “Reclaim the Mind,” Friction Research Issue #4

Valeveil, Stockholm, “Ouxpo,” Sally Grizzell Larson: Not Drowning, Just Waving

2010
Silent Volume, Toronto, “Axiom 2010,” review by Chris Edwards, Nov. 27, 2010

Monochrom, Vienna, “Sally Grizzell Larson’s No. 29,” Vol. #26-34, Ye Olde Self-Referentiality, ed. by Johannes Grenzfurthner, Günther Friesinger, Daniel Fabry, Frank Apunkt Schneider, Anika Kronberger, Franz Ablinger, Evelyn Fürlinger, Roland Gratzer, and Harald List

2009
ITCH Magazine, Issue e.03, “$,” Bell-Roberts Publishing, London and Johannesburg

Art Digital Magazine, “Larson’s Lucid Hallucinations,” by Max Eternity

Drain – Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, “Cold,” Vol. 6, No. 1

Third Coast Literary Journal, pub. by Western Michigan University, Issue 29, fall, front and back covers

2008
Xeno.no Project Archive, On Xenophobia Redux, Oslo

2007
New York Resident, 3 July 2007, “Death of Venice? Tribeca’s Democratic Biennial,” by Heather Corcoran

Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, Arizona State University. “Domestic Frontiers,” a special issue addressing women’s lives in colonization Volume 28, Numbers 1 and 2

Daily Constitutional, Issue 5, Winter: “Delusions of Grandeur”

Computer Graphics World, Vol. 30, Issue 9, “Portfolio – Global Eyes,” by Karen Moltenbrey

2006
“Global Interiors,” a lecture series sponsored by the University of Wisconsin – Madison; three posters published as part of the event

2002
The William and Mary Review, The College of William and Mary, VA, Vol. 40

Feaster, Felicia. “Matters of Race.” Creative Loafing [Atlanta, GA] Vol. 31, No. 32

2001
Miralles, Carlos, “El Salon Digital de Nueva York se pone en marcha en Madrid.” El Mundo [Madrid, Spain] 11 March

1999
LEONARDO, MIT Press. Vol. 32, No. 5, Oct./Nov. New York Digital Salon

1995
Rethinking Marxism, Journal of Economics, Culture and Society, Univ. of Mass., Amherst, Vol. 8, Number 3

FILMOGRAPHY
THE ARIA, short, 2010
AXIOM, short, 2010 – Award winner
INCIDENTAL MELODIES, short, 2009-05
HISTORY, short, 2005
CERTAIN WOMEN, short, 2005-04 – Award winner

SCREENPLAYS
“A Line Drawn,” feature-length, 1992 – Award winner

COLLECTIONS
New York Public Library
National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Library of Congress, Washington
The VideoArtFoundation, Barcelona (funds provided by the Spanish Ministry of Culture)
Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
Museum of Modern Art, Toluca, Mexico
Euro-Asia Investment Holding Company, Istanbul
Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta
“Best of Eye Am: Women Behind the Lens,” New York, DVD compilation
Private Collections in the United States, Europe, and Asia

GRANTS/AWARDS
2011, Award Finalist, Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain
2010, “Best in Category: The Medium is the Message,” Toronto Urban Film Festival
2010, “Third Place in Festival,” Toronto Urban Film Festival
2007, Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship in Photography
2006, “Best of Festival – Experimental,” Berkeley Video and Film Festival, Berkeley, CA
2004, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Special Opportunity Stipend in Visual Arts
2003, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Special Opportunity Stipend in Visual Arts
2001, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Fellowship in Photography
1999, The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, Window of Opportunity Award
1999, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Special Opportunity Stipend in Media Art
1996, The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, Grant in Photography
1994, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Fellowship in Screenwriting
1994, Art Matters Foundation, New York, Grant in Photography