Selected Solo / Duo Projects

2018 WIIWTHTWI:X, Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
2018 Exit The King 1962, The Villa AVL Mundo, Rotterdam
2016 DNK Ensemble with Riley Harmon Closing ceremony performance, James Beckett’s Palace Ruin, Amsterdam
2015 Riley Harmon & Manuel DeLanda, the itch scratch itch cycle, Double Feature, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
2015 DNK Ensemble with Riley Harmon, Come Closer: public program rooftop Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
2015 Infinite Monkey Theorem, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam
2013 Poser at Figment, performance for launch of Warhol Museum’s Figment, Pittsburgh
2012 STRATA, concept and lead artist, with Bricolage Productions, Pittsburgh

Selected Group Projects

2018 P2P, Herrmann Germann at Barbara Seiler and Annex 14 Löwenbräukunst, Zürich
2018 Bubble Visions, TodaysArt, The Hague
2018 What’s Wrong With This Picture? with Mike Bouchet, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson, Atelier van Lieshout, Rotterdam
2018 European Forum on Culture, video on screens at de Balie, Centraal Station, and Leidseplein, Amsterdam
2018 Unfair18, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
2018 Christie's Fundraiser Auction, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2018 Prospects & Concepts, ArtRotterdam
2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism with Pablo Garcia, Seoul
2017 Birth as Criterion, 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
2017 ENTROPY, Dead Darlings #9, FOAM, Amsterdam
2017 performance, Sociëteit Sexyland, NDSM, Amsterdam
2017 Who’s Eye, traveling screening with Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn, Riley Harmon, Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Plymouth College of Art / Spike Island, Bristol, UK
2016 Ghost Flowers, Hermann Germann Contemporary, Zürich
2016 Bâtard, Beursschouwburg, Brussels
2016 Annals of Floating Island, (performance for the work of Feng Chen) Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
2016 FestivTown, Oosterpark, Amsterdam
2016 Horse Dance of Resistance, Lost & Found, KattenKabinet, Amsterdam
2016 Intersections, ArtRotterdam
2015 Omnipresent Past, IDFA, in conversation with Bart Rutten, EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam
2015 Closing Performance, Personal Science Solution is For Me, MOMART, Amsterdam
2015 Personal Science Solution is For Me, MOMART, Amsterdam
2015 Your Time Is Not My Time, De Appel, Amsterdam
2015 Mega Armageddon Death - Long Version, selection by Nathaniel Mellors, traveling screening, The One Minutes at Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts (CN), ArtRotterdam Intersections (NL), Open Day Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (NL), Primary, Nottingham (UK), Le Plafond, Amsterdam (NL), Kunsthal Nikolaj, Copenhagen (DK), Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (NL), deBuren, Brussels (BE), Dortmunder U (DE), Drents Museum/CBK Assen (NL), East China Normal University, Shanghai (CN), Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (NL), Museum Hilversum (NL), Museum De Pont, Tilburg (NL), SCHUNCK*, Heerlen (NL)
2015 FLOTSAM JETSAM &, RijksakademieOpen, Amsterdam
2014 a Method for Blue Logic, RijksakademieOpen, Amsterdam
2013 Il bardo di Timperley,, ArtLicks, London
2013 New Media Caucus’s 10th Anniversary Video Programme, traveling screening
2012 FreePlay Festival, Melbourne, Australia
2012 Festival Shorts, Abandon Normal Devices, Cornerhouse Theater, Manchester
2012 Artist talk with Daniel Luchman, Carnegie Museum of Art, Lawrenceville Satellite, Pittsburgh
2012 New Work, New Problems, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery
2012 Illuminating Data: Visualizing the Information that Moves Our World, TCNJ, NJ
2012 The You Inside of Me, Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh
2011 Space Invaders, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen
2011 Trace, Public InLight Commission, Richmond
2011 Proxy Or, with David Blandy, Riley Harmon, Graham Hudson, Seventeen Gallery, London
2011 Internet Pavilion, San Servolo, Venice Biennale Corollary Events
2010 Bring Your Own Beamer, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York City
2010 Digital Communities / Tele-internet, Ars Electronica, Linz
2010 Space Invaders, Netherlands Media Art Institute (Montevideo), Amsterdam
2009 Space Invaders, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool
2009 Future Places, Maus Habitos, Porto
2008 Artbots, Trinity College Science Gallery, Dublin
2007 Symbiosis: Contemporary Concepts in Art and Science, IAO Gallery, OKC
2005 NCAC Film Festival, Rubin Museum of Art, New York City

Selection of Bibliography

2017 Dead Darlings #9 ENTROPY Catalogue
2016 Metropolis M. Nr. 2-2016. "Who's Your Daddy And What Does He Do?"
2016 De Groene Amsterdammer. Nr. 01-2016. “In Staat van Limbo.” Arjan Reinders. 6 January 2016.
2016 Floyd-Thomas, Juan Marcial. The Altars Where We Worship: the Religious Significance of Popular Culture. Westminster John Knox Press.
2015 NRC Handelsblad. “Tam en eigenwijs jong talent.” 27 November 2015.
2015 Schirn Kunsthalle Mag. Double Feature: Riley Harmon. 09 August 2015.
2015 Metropolis M. Review: Infinite Monkey Theorem. 13 April 2015.
2015de Volkstrant. "Alles was ineens zo zacht als rubber." Door Jeanne Prisser. 10 April 2015.
2015 Your Time is Not My Time, Exhibition Publication, De Appel, 2015.
2013 Vice Magazine Online. "Going Along For The Ride In Famous Hollywood Car Scenes" Kathleen Flood. 29 January 2013. (
2013 Dramatist, The Technology Issue. Jan / Feb.
2013 American Theatre Magazine, Cover, with Bricolage Productions, July / Aug Issue.
2013 Carnegie International, Exhibition Catalogue
2012 New Media Caucus V.08 N.02: Found, Sampled, Stolen. Dadaist Game Art: The Digital Ready-Made and Absurdist Appropriation. Dr. Steve Gibson.
2012 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “The Next Page: STRATA: An Oral History of Audacious Theater.” 23 Sept 2012.
2012 Huffington Post. “Transmedia Immersive Experiences.” 11 October 2012.
2011 Peer Reviewed, Palithrope, Baden. 2011. Ludic Dissonance: Riley Harmon’s ‘What is Without the Hand That Wields It’, ‘Conférence H2PTM Hypertextes et Hypermédias. Produits, Outils et Méthodes: Hypermédias et Pratiques Numériques’, Université Paul Verlaine-Metz, France.
2011 Issue 39, Neural Magazine, Italy.
2011 Wired Magazine Online, Italy. “L'arte del montaggio e il gioco dei ruoli di Riley Harmon.” 13 June 2011.
2011 We Make Money Not Art. (
2011 Pittsburgh City Paper. “Zero, One, Togertherness.” 24 February 2011.
2011Vice Magazine Online. "Creativity Bytes: A Brief Guide To Video Game Art." Kevin Holmes. 16 February 2011.
2010 Halos and avatars: playing video games with God, Craig Detweiler. Westminster John Knox Press.
2010NRC Handelsblad. "De vage grens tussen games en werkelijkheid." Renier Kist. 5 October 2010.
2009 Guardian UK. 4 December 2009. (
2008 Matteo Bittanti. “Bloody Riley.” Rolling Stone, Italy, June Edition.
2008"Bloederig kunstwerk geinspireerd door game." De Telegraaf, Amsterdam. 4 April 2008.

Education and Residencies

2018 AVL Mundo, Atelier van Lieshout, Rotterdam
2014, 2015 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
2012 MFA, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
2011 KIBU, Budapest
2009 BFA with Distinction, University of Oklahoma

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