Born: Blytheville, Arkansas (AFB)
Resides: North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education: Spelman College (2002–4); Clark Atlanta University (2000–2)
Selected Solo Exhibitions
“KILO Iba Se 99,” Exposition Gemeentemuseum, Amsterdam.
“Sweet Black Atlanta Simulacrum,” Broad Street Visitors Center, Elevate, Atlanta.
“Se te subió el santo? (Are you in a trance?),” Center for Afrofuturist Studies, Public Space One, Iowa City.
“Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I—The Visions,” Museum of Contemporary
African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn.
“Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I,” Esther Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia.
Selected Group Exhibitions
“Speech/Acts,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.
“Sexual Fragments Absent,” Paddles, New York.
“One Day This Kid Will Get Larger,” DePaul Art Museum, Chicago.
“Unlisted,” Marginal Utility + Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia.
“Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I—The Visions,” Art Toronto, Canada.
Labyrinth 1.0, Whitney Museum, New York.
KILO | Iba se 99, Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I—The Visions, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York.
Recognition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.
Bumming Cigarettes, Kansai Queer Film Festival, Osaka and Kyoto, Japan.
Schlenzka, Jenny. “Traverse Nostalgia,” Mousse (February–March).
Lynne, Jessica. “Draft for an Epic #1: Communal Presences,” OpenSpace (January 30 ).
2017Halpert, Juliana. “Tiona Nekkia McClodden on Her Work in Speech/Acts,” Artforum (September 19).
Goldberg, Ariel. “Trusting the Camera: Black Queer Brooklyn on Film,” Art in America (June 20).
“Work and Play at BDSM Show,” The Art Newspaper (May 5).
“Skin Deep Meets Tiona McClodden,” Skin Deep (July 13).
Lynne, Jessica. “Affixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex | An Interview with Tiona McClodden,” Art21 (March 23).