Oh, hey there

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I am a sixth-year PhD candidate in the Art History program at Stanford.

EDITING

I recently edited an anthology of video artist Colin Campbell’s scripts and other writings (short fiction, articles, talks, excerpts of his two novels, etc.) for Concordia University Press entitled More Voice-Over: Colin Campbell Writings.

CURATING

“I Almost Ran Over Liza Minnelli Today”: Colin Campbell and Lisa Steele in L.A., 1976–77 was on view at the ONE Gallery, West Hollywood, from July 8 until September 23, 2018. Press: Artforum Critic’s Pick. It toured to VOX – Centre de  l’image contemporaine, Montréal, from February 11 until June 26, 2021.

Shary Boyle & Emily Vey Duke: The Illuminations Project was on view at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, from February 3 until April 29, 2018. Press: Halifax Magazine, Visual Arts NewsThe Coast, Akimboand  Rachel M Thornton.

See my Curating page for all other exhibitions and screenings.

WRITING

My article “Sell Your Parents: Marketing the Handwriting of Julia Warhola and Phung Vo” was published in Master Drawings 58, no. 3 (2020).

I wrote a short memorial text for RM Vaughan (1965–2020) to accompany the curated program A Selection of Dazzling Scarves: Films & Videos by RM Vaughan for CFMDC and Vtape.

“The Fountain” for The Hoosac Institute 6 (2020).

My review “The Not-Quite-Forbidden Fruit: Sexploitation’s Queer Temporality” of Elena Gorfinkel’s 2017 book Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s was published in GLQ 25, no. 3 (2019).

I contributed short texts on Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Zackary Drucker, Josh Faught, Steve Reinke and James Richards, Ashley Hans Scheirl, and Akram Zaatari for the 2nd revised and updated edition of Art & Queer Culture (Phaidon, 2019), edited by Catherine Lord & Richard Meyer.

My curatorial esssay “Tongue and Groove” for the 2015 solo exhibition House & Home & Garden was published in Roula Partheniou: Index (Dunlop Art Gallery, 2018), edited by Jennifer Matotek and Roula Partheniou.

I wrote a short text on Andil Gosine’s artwork 1, 2 for the Coolie Coolie Viens exhibition catalogue (McIntosh Gallery, Western University, 2018), edited by Matthew Ryan Smith.

I have an essay called “From Stillies to Stills” in the book Contact Warhol: Photography Without End (Cantor Arts Center + The MIT Press, 2018) by Peggy Phelan and Richard Meyer. The accompanying exhibition was at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2018–9.

My review “Misfitting Together” of Douglas Crimp’s 2016 book Before Pictures appeared in Criticism 60, no. 1 (2018).

I wrote “Michael Wallin: The World Is Full of Miracles” for the Canyon Cinema 50 website in 2018 (it was also published in Canyon Cinemazine #6).

“A Love Letter to Videofag” was published in The Videofag Book (BookThug, 2017), edited by William Ellis and Jordan Tannahill.

See my Writing page for all other published texts

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