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clemente ciarrocca (b.1994, Rome) is an artist currently living and working in Los Angeles, California. His practice forms and insurges (with) new locales, letting potentials through duration, poetics, textual, video, sound, drawing, gestural and sculptural work.

Sweet'nd by inconsistent constancy, performative, this practice remaining multiple. Striving to "do the work the sun does when the body takes sunlight or grass". It cannot be located or redirected to a one set of urgencies, topics, strategies. The core engagement lying in the relationship between making and reality, this practice projecting out of that core. In intimacy, as a collapse space, the inclusion of proximity, in duration, in collapse, the new space of collapse, in the junction, this inflection, in material openness, in rhythm and sequencing, for aliveness and the breaking, in sublimation, in secrecy, in the mystery releasing our need for knowing, in misery, in anguish, in grace, in delocalization and relocalization, the neutral, in assembling, in resonance, the ecstatic, in degeneration and generation, in repetition, cyclical, in the field. This is somewhat of a metaphysical practice. A lil deranged(ly), a lil derisory(ly). About the nourishment and development of a technique, of redefining and presenting reality. This is not about the exploration or disclosure of a specific issue, construction, theme or World condition; nor it begins, stands, stems, projects from any particular cum-text. Beginning everywhere, repeatedly, all issues, all themes are included, implied, in a way that cannot be evaded, nor paraphrased. This is constant, finds, keeps.


MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 2023
BA Philosophy & Economics, University College London, London, UK, 2016


Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards, Summer Program, Pontedera, ITA, 2016

Untitled, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, January 22
- 29, 2022
Molten Glass Drips Like Honey, GLAS Restroom,
Los Angeles, CA, May 4 - 15, 2022

Cheeriah Zeroth, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, December 4 - 11, 2021


BABELE, Turin, ITA, February 2023
GLAS Surfshop, Los Angeles, CA, February 22 - March 31, 2022


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