Anna Leigh Clem

Location: Somerville, MA
Nationality: American
Biography: Anna Leigh Clem  is a photo-based artist working with book arts, text, video, sculpture, and other media to explore and portray her longings for innocence and connection with the natural world. Compelled by the secrets inherent in memories,... read on
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"grounded" at MOPLA
anna leigh clem
Jan 5, 2017
Thrilled to announce that my zine "grounded" will be in the Reading Room at Venice Arts as a part of Month of Photography Los Angeles this year!


Reading Room will transform Venice Arts into a space for exploration and engagement with a wide variety of work by photographic artists working in the book form. From bookworks independently published by artists to interactive book installations and fine press publications, Reading Room will bring together the centers and margins of the world of the photo book today, and offer audiences a space to contemplate and investigate the photographic book form.

Participating Artists include: 

Adam Ryder, Adriana Monsalve, Albertina d’Urso, Alexander Scott, Aline Smithson, Aliocha Merker, Ana Paula Estrada, Anna Leigh Clem, Anna Mia Davidson, Ara Oshagan, Baptiste Giroudon, Blair Kitchener, Daniel Castro Garcia & Thomas Saxby / John Radcliffe Studio, Penny Wolin, Ejen Chuang, Hiroshi Okamoto, Jeffrey Dragon, Jesse Burke, Ken Light, Kristin Capp, Kurt Simonson, Lara Shipley & Antone Dolezal, Leo Garcia, Lev Tsimring, Mark Purdom, Miska Draskoczy, Nathalie Déposé, Patrick Fraser, Petra Barth, Photographer Hal, Richard S. Chow, Sascha Kraus, Sebastian Copeland, Shantel Liao, and Toni Greaves.

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 21, 3-6pm at Venice Arts, 1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice CA 90291.

Exhibition Dates: The exhibition will be on view January 7-29, 2017.


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