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Hi, I’m Lance Wakeling. I photograph plants, backpack, surf, meditate and make this website.


Artsy — Full Stack Engineer, 2016–17

ArtForum Magazine — Web Developer, 2015–16

The School of Visual Arts — Web Developer, 2014–15

The Juilliard School — Print and Web Production, Web Developer, 2009–14

Phaidon Press — Freelance Proofreader, 2009

MM Publishing — Production Editor, 2007–08

Art on Paper Magazine — Office Manager, Print and Web Production, 2004–07


Cornish College of the Arts — Video and Sculpture, 2000–04

Selected Exhibitions

Field Visits for Chelsea Manning, UK premiere, Serpentine, London, 2015

Field Visits for Chelsea Manning, world Premiere, BAM, New York, 2014

“Network Travelogues,” Skogen, Sweden, 2014

“Art Post-Internet,” Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2014

Field Visits for Chelsea Manning, Guernica Magazine, 2014

Phatt-B panel discussion, Pratt, New York, 2013

Subida al cielo screening, Woodmill, London, 2013

Screening at Supplement Gallery, London, 2012

Flow (screening), Future Gallery, Berlin, 2011

The Greater Cloud, NIMK, Amsterdam, 2011


Private Circulation: A monthly PDF bulletin I published and distributed via e-mail. Issues featured proposals, unrealized art projects, brief histories, photo collections, large posters and essays. 2008–2010.


Media Arts Assistance Fund for Artists, 2015

Rhizome Artist Commission, 2014

Selected Bibliography

“Thanks to Apple, Amazon, and the Mall,” Brooklyn Rail, Maya Harakawa, 5 February 2015

“Plenty of Causes for Concern,” Brooklyn Rail, Ben Mendelsohn, 5 February 2015

“15 Group Shows Not to Miss,” The New York Times, Roberta Smith, 29 January 2015

“Heads in the Cloud,”, Nick Pinkerton, December 2014

“Lance Wakeling,” Flaunt, December 2014

Artist Profile on Lance Wakeling, Rhizome, Karen Archey, March 2013

“Lance Wakeling,” Excerpt Magazine, March 2013

In Review, Flash Art, Summer 2012

Art in Review; The Studio Visit, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, 24 Feb 2006

Hindsight and Foresight at Frozen Moments, Judy Wagonfeld, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 21 May 2004

Letters of God, Emily Hall, The Stranger, 1 Jan 2004