Maximus Clarke was born in Texas, and grew up in New Orleans and Miami. He studied English at the University of Florida, and received an MFA in Film from Florida State University. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

His stereographic and video works have been featured in exhibitions at the Warhol Museum, the Clocktower Gallery, the Center for Holographic Arts, Radiator Gallery, Devotion Gallery, and elsewhere. He regularly posts new anaglyph stereographic images at Parallax City.

He also creates electronic music, videos, and performances under the name Maxx Klaxon. His music has been featured on 2 albums and numerous compilations, and he has performed across the US and internationally, at venues including The Knitting Factory, Webster Hall, Galapagos, Monkey Town, SXSW, and the RE/Mixed Media Festival.

Clarke is one of the founders and curators of the SPLICE electronic music and multimedia performance series in New York City. He is a member of Rhizome, and the New York Stereoscopic Association.