The Limits of Language 6

Digital Collage; Inkjet Print, 2008

This is a digital collage from a series of prints related to the project “88 Constellations for Wittgenstein (to be played with the Left Hand)”.

The Limits of Language 6

Digital Collage; Inkjet Print, 2008

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David Clark

b. 1963, Canada

Short Bio

David Clark is known for his project A is for Apple that has played at Sundance, SIGGRAPH, FCMM, Transmediale in Berlin, and the Museum of Moving Images in New York. It won the top prize at the 2003 SXSW in Austin, Texas and the FILE2002 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Recent projects include the piece: 88 Constellations for Wittgenstein, the non-linear film Meanwhile; and the feature film Maxwell’s Demon. He received a MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has also attended the Whitney Program and the Canadian Film Centre.



  • Canadian Film Centre, Interactive Arts and Entertainment Programme, Toronto, Canada 2005-2006
  • Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York City, NY, USA 1989-1990
  • MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA 1987-1989
  • BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 1984-1985

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • David Clark: Screenings and Interactions, Espace Videographe, Montreal, Canada 2009
  • David Clark & Michelle Gay, Pace University Gallery, NY, USA 2008
  • Point and Click, Endicott College Art Center, Boston, USA 2007
  • A is for Apple, Touring Exhibition organized by Medicine Hat Art Gallery (2004 – 2006)
  • Chlorine Argon Potassium, MICA Gallery, Baltimore, USA. Curated by Gerald Ross. 2005
  • Facts not Things, TRUCK, Calgary, Canada 2004
  • Chemical Vision, Museum London, London, Ontario. Curated by Robin Metcalfe. 2003
  • Screen Play, TPW Gallery, Toronto, Canada 2003
  • A is for Apple, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax. Interactive Multimedia. (Catalog) 2002
  • 109, Artcite, Windsor, Ontario, Canada 1996

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • .txt, Obsolescence Colloquilium, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Canada 2008
  • In the Flesh Expanding Bodies Conference, ACADIA (DalTech/NSCAD), Halifax, Canada. Curated by Bob Bean. 2007
  • Blueprints: Diagrams: Models, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada. Curated by David Rokeby. 2006
  • Prove Rommet, bit teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway 2006
  • Media Train, Vertex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA 2005
  • PAUSE, Oboro, Montreal & Images Festival, Toronto, Canada 2004
  • Si: alors: sinon, Daimon & Neo-Axe 7, Hull, Quebec, Canada 2003
  • Box, TAC Gallery, Toronto, Canada 2003
  • Encodings, Connecticut College, New London, CT, USA 2003

Recent Publications

  • “Seed”, Art World Digest, Art + Activism Resource, New York, January 2007.
  • “Likewise”, inflect; a journal of multimedia writing, peer reviewed Australian ejournal, Number Three, 05/06.
  • “Once upon a time there was a database….Database and narrative from a cognitive point of view” by Kristin Veel, paper at Refresh! Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, Banff, Canada, 2005.
  • “Chlorine Argon Potassium” by Gerald Ross, MICA Gallery, Publication, 2005.
  • “David Clark” (Catalogue) by R. Bean, R.Metcalfe, & M. Townsend, Truck, Museum London, TPW, 2004.

Recent Awards

  • Established Artist Recognition Award, Nova Scotia Arts & Culture Partnership Council, 2008
  • Reflet d’Or for Best Interactive Multimedia Fiction, Cinema Tous Ecrans Festival, Genève, Switzerland, 2008
  • SSHRC Research/Creation Grant (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council). March 2007
  • Canada Council New Media Production Grant (88 Constellations for Wittgenstein), 2004
  • Canada Council Travel Grant. (New Forms Festival, Vancouver), 2003
  • Creation Grant, Nova Scotia Department of Culture and Tourism. (88 Constellations for Wittgenstein), 2003
  • Best in Show, SXSW Interactive Festival, Austin, Texas (A is for Apple)

David Clark

Full Resume

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Selected Reviews

  • “Ulysses 101” by Bertrand Gervais, CIAC’s Electronic Magazine, 2008.
  • “Meanwhile” by Anne-Marie Boisvert, CIAC’s Electronic Magazine, No. 28, 2007.
  • “Terminally Bored? You won’t be, with digital art” by Nadja SayeJ, The Globe and Mail, July 14, 2007.
  • “Airport Art” by Peter Goddard, Toronto Star, July 12, 2007.
  • “Aeroport de Toronto - Des creations interactives …aerogare” by Charles-Antoine Rouyer, Le Devoir, July 8, 2007.
  • “Flights of Digital Art” by Christopher De Wolf, National Post, July 7, 2007.
  • “Terminal Zero One Touches Down at Pearson” by Adam Schwabe, BlogTO, July 2, 2007.
  • “Predicting future impacts of technology” by Olga Eremeeva,, 2006.
  • “Virtual jukeboxes, non-linear films ….at prototype launch” by Cristina Howorun, Canadiannewmedia, Oct. 18, 06.
  • “Meanwhile, interactive online film”, Neural Magazine (, 06.05.06
  • “Playing with movie time” by Andrea Nemetz, Chronicle Herald, September 18, 2006.

Recent Media Interviews

  • Interview for “krizisce kreativivnosti” (crossroad of creativity), Slovenian Television, 2008.
  • Segment for French CBC TV, Toronto, September 16, 2003.
  • Interview for “Here and Now’, CBC Radio One, Toronto, September 12, 2003.
  • Interview for “The Creators”, CBC National Radio Series, Fall 2003.
  • Segment for “MediaTelevision” by Marni Goldman, CityTV, Toronto, Fall 2003.

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