Compression Artifacts, 2015
hydraulically compressed film set detritus, custom animation and projection
160cm x 160cm
photo courtesy GJ van Rooij




FLOTSAM, JETSAM, &
performance structure (with Koen Nutters, Seamus Cater, Gerri Jager, Tim Breukers)
photo courtesy Mattie van der Worm, 2015






Collaborative performance with DNK Ensemble (Seamus Cater & Koen Nutters) during Come Closer public program on Oude Kerk Rooftop, Amsterdam
installation 'The Garden Which is the Nearest to God' by Taturo Atzu, 2015
photo courtesy Roel Brekelmans




a Method for Blue Logic, 2014, 11' 2K DCP
Installation view, photo courtesy Roy Taylor, 2014

'a Method for Blue Logic' enacts fantasies from Internet conspiracy forums, after receiving emails claiming Harmon to be an actress hired by the government to help
fake a tragedy. Using these conversations as an instruction guide for self-genesis, a parallel universe is constructed. And as a personal response to a stranger, the
film continually shifts between cinematic fiction and para-documentary. Metropolis M


















STRATA photo courtesy Bricolage Productions















Passengers, 2010 — 2013




What it is Without the Hand That Wields it, 2007
custom server and electronics


As gamers die in a public video game server of a modified version of Counter-strike, a popular online first person shooter, the electronic solenoid valves dispense
a small amount of fake blood. The trails left down the wall create a physical manifestation of virtual kills, bridging the two realities. The title references the
song of the same name by Telefon Tel Aviv.



Laaagggggg in a complex system between us, 2007
custom electronics, cat-5e cable, cat-5e wall plates






Riley Harmon (b 1987) was an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten and has exhibited, performed, and screened works
internationally – at venues such as the Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst (Montevideo), FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in
Liverpool, and Schin Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, a.o. – as well as self-made contexts. He has been written about in such publications as
Rolling Stone, Wired, and American Theatre magazine.