Sean Clute

Stowe, VT

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Sean Clute creates video, sound, installation and performance. He has built and performed in suspended pods, geodesic domes and cacophonic sonic environments.

Clute’s work spans many disciplines including a diversity of collaborations with intermedia performance group DOUBLE VISION. Since 2003, he has served as Co-Artistic Director of the group and has composed music for dance including Hysteresis (2009), Thicket (2008) and Three Canons and Mise Scenes (2007), installations for large scale events including the series Evolutionary Patterns and the Lonely Owl (2005 – present), and live-video for the Recession Special Tour (2011) and 4x60 Tour (2008). Recognized solo audiovisual performances include the interactive, non-linear animations of Big Timber (CHOP, CHOP!) (2008) and Lifting and Dropping Sumo Yokozuna (2005).

Clute’s work has been presented internationally at venues such as The Kitchen, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Museum of Natural History, REDCAT Theater, Umspannwerk Kreuzberg (Germany), Shabla Solar Eclipse Festival (Bulgaria), and the Autonomous Mutant Festival. Awards, residencies, and recognition include the Fulbright Award, Meet the Composer's Metlife Creative Connections Grant, Zellerbach Family Foundation Grant, Frog Peak Collective Experimental Music Award, Djerassi Artist-In-Residency, and MuseumsQuartier Wien Artist in Residency, Austria.

Clute has lectured on intermedia art at colleges and universities including the ICST Institute for Computer Music and Sound, Zurich, Switzerland, Institut Intermédií, Prague, Czech Republic, Pécsi Tudományegyetem Művészeti Kar, Pécs, Hungry, Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Austria, University of Arizona, Mills College and University of California Berkeley.

Currently, Clute lives in Stowe Vermont where he is Co-Artistic Director of DOUBLE VISION, Assistant Professor of Fine Art at Johnson State College and a wannabe cross-country skier.

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  2. Elisabeth Kohnke
  3. Denis Farley
  4. Byron Rich
  5. maziart
  6. Heidi Boisvert
  7. BRDG
  8. WÖNKY Films
  9. Andrea Polli
  10. Ri Crawford
  11. Centre des arts actuels Skol
  12. Rhizome
  13. Aaron Koblin
  14. bitforms gallery
  15. Jared Tarbell
  16. CalArts Music Technology
  17. Casey REAS
  18. Molly Davies

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