Portfolio

PUBLISHING, EDITORIAL, and TEACHING

CultureStrike 2017 – Present

University of California, Santa Cruz, Lecturer 2016

Hyphen Magazine, Editor-in-Chief 2017 – Present

Hyphen Magazine, Managing Editor 2015 – 2017

Hyphen Magazine, Artwell Editor 2012 – 2015

PUBLICATIONS

art21

Art Practical

Daily Serving

East Bay Express

Hyperallergic

NEO.LIFE

  • This Artist Saw the Neo-biological Future Before Any of Us, published June 8, 2017

the new asterisk magazine, print and web

  • Microchipping – Flavors Issue, published September 2015
  • A New American Promise: as shot on iPhone 6, World Wide Weird (column) – Leisure Issue, published July 2015
  • Sousveillance, Essay – Etiquette Issue, published May 2015
  • Women of Mars One, Feature – Community Issue, published February 2015
  • Ed Piskor, Artist Profile – Creativity Issue, published December 2014
  • Interview with Lena Waite – Appearances Issue, published October 2014
  • Tim West – Ingredients Issue, published July 2014
  • Nights at the Asian Art Museum – Night Issue, published November 2013
  • Kristin Neidlinger, Artist Profile, Volume 3, Issue 2 – IDEA Issue, published April 2013
  • Scott Kildall, Artist Profile, Volume 3, Issue 2 – IDEA Issue, published April 2013
  • David Molina, Artist Profile, Volume 3, Issue 1 – Music Issue, published January 2013
  • 18 Reasons, Gallery Profile, Food Issue, published September 2012
  • Sita Bhaumik, Artist Profile, Food Issue, published September 2012
  • San Francisco Arts Weekend, OpEd, Art & Design Issue, published July 2012
  • Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, Arts Organization Profile, Art & Design Issue, published July 2012
  • Hella More Funner, Artist Profile, Art & Design Issue, published July 2012
  • Johanna Poethig, Artist Profile, Art & Design Issue, published July 2012
  • Jonathan Barcan, Artist Profile, Art & Design Issue, published July 2012
  • Rio Yanez, Artist Profile,  Throwback Issue, published April 2012
  • Meridian Gallery, Gallery Profile, Throwback Issue, published April 2012
  • Jenifer Wofford, Artist Profile, People Issue, published February 2012
  • SOMArts Cultural Center, Gallery Profile, People Issue, published February 2012
  • Aaron Nagel – Artist Profile, 2011

Real Life Magazine

  • Hate the Player: Sexist video games and pick-up artists both try to gamify gender norms, published April 25, 2017

Rhizome

  • Talking Art and Tech in Bay Area Living Rooms, published July 20, 2016

SF MOMA Open Space

  • Suppressed Images and Radical Love, published March 24, 2017

Weird Sister

  • Playing with the Written Word: A Review of ABRA: A Living Text, published November 1, 2016

PRESS

  • American Gun Show Exhibition Explores a National Obsession by DJ Pangburn for The Creator’s Project/VICE, published November 9, 2015
  • ‘Dissidents’ Tackle Displacement and Surveillance in Two-Part Exhibition by Emily K. Holmes for KQED by Emily K. Holmes, published June 3, 2015
  • Data and Displacement by Sarah Burke for East Bay Express, published May 27, 2015
  • The Dissidents, the Displaced and the Outliers’: Left out in S.F. by Karen Chun for SFGate, published April 29, 2015
  • Beyond the Studio: What do artists/writers/curators need? by Christian L. Frock for KQED, published May 12, 2014

JOURNALS, ANTHOLOGIES, and ESSAYS

  • Man-Made Environments and the Language of the Pick-Up Artist, commissioned essay, Fall 2017
  • Probably Chelsea, exhibition catalog, essayist, Summer 2017
  • The Mythic Being in Liberty City, essayist, Summer 2017
  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture, contributor, Fall 2016
  • A Subject Self-Defined: The Selfie Drawing Project by Carla Gannis, Augmented Reality book, essayist, February 2016
  • Bay Area Digitalists, exhibition catalog, essayist, January 2016
  • Public Art Dialogue, contributor, Volume 5, Number 1, Spring 2015
    • Interview with Kate Durbin
    • Interview with Jim Dessicino

FELLOWSHIPS and RESIDENCIES

  • Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 2017-2021
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, fellow, Fall 2016 – Fall 2017
  • Emerging Arts Professionals, fellow, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Little Paper Planes, artist in residence, Spring 2015
  • art21, blogger in residence, Fall 2013

CONFERENCES, PANELS, and PRESENTATIONS

  • How to talk about Contemporary Art?, lecturer, de Young Museum, October 26, 2017 (San Francisco, CA)
  • OUT/LOOK: Birth of the Queer, panelist, GLBT Historical Society, October 12, 2017 (San Francisco, CA)
  • A Becoming Resemblance, panelist, Fridman Gallery August 4, 2017 (New York, New York)
  • Water & Fire: Race Politics from Standing Rock to San Pablo, panelist, Art + Race Conference, Impact Hub Oakland June 3, 2017 (Oakland, California)
  • On In-betweenness with Jeff Chang and Luna Malbroux, moderator, Oakland Book Festival, May 21, 2017 (Oakland, California)
  • Memes and the Mediascape, moderator, Oakland Book Festival, May 21, 2017 (Oakland, California)
  • Speculative Writing Workshop, workshop facilitator, University of Washington, Bothell, May 1, 2017 (Bothell, Washington)
  • Building a Local Movement through Music, Art, and Tech, panelist, shesaid.so, April 27, 2017 (San Francisco, California)
  • Memory and Resistance: The Art of Joseph DeLappe, facilitator, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, April 15, 2017 (Sonoma, California)
  • Contextual Talk for Lynn Hershmann’s film Technolust, speaker, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, March 11, 2017 (San Francisco, California)
  • Radical Art Theory Tuesday, panelist, Southern Exposure, February 23, 2017 (San Francisco, California)
  • College Art Association, annual conference, speaker, February 18, 2017 (New York, New York)
  • ever elusive, speaker, Transmediale: art and digital culture festival, February 5, 2017 (Berlin, Germany)
  • Books in Browsers, speaker, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, November 3-4 2016 (San Francisco, California)
  • Real Future Lab: Queering Tech, guest speaker, Fusion, May 25, 2016 (Oakland, California)
  • Enduring Protest, guest speaker, Thoughtworks SF, May 11, 2016 (San Francisco, California)
  • Emojis, Selfies, and GIFs: The Art of Carla Gannis, guest speaker, San Jose State University, May 10, 2016 (San Jose, California)
  • Tumblr and Art Appropriation, panelist, NYU Magnet, May 7, 2016 (New York, New York)
  • Theorizing the Web 2016, Keynote panelist, Museum of the Moving Image, April 15, 2016 (New York, New York)
  • Queer Technologies: A Conversation with Emily Holmes, Anton Stuebner and Dorothy Santos, panelist, California College of the Arts, April 7, 2016 (San Francisco, CA)
  • WATERMELON WOMAN 2.0: A Screening and Conversation with Cheryl Dunye moderated by Erin Christovale, panelist, Arena Cinema Hollywood, March 5, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA)
  • #WATERMELONWOMAN: Making Our Histories: A queer/black archiving and activism workshop, co-facilitator, The Grove House at Pitzer College, March 4, 2016 (Claremont, CA)
  • 100 Years of Robot Art and Science in the Bay Area, Panelist, de Young Museum, November 20, 2015 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Ethics of New Media Symposium, Presenter, Drake University, November 15, 2015 (Des Moines, IA)
  • Conceiving Place: Mabel Negrete and Dorothy Santos in Conversation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, August 7, 2015 (San Francisco, CA)
  • disruptions: Black + Brown Lives Matter, Panelist, Red Poppy House, April 30, 2015 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Theorizing the Web 2015, Moderator, April 17-18, 2015 (New York, NY)
  • The Networked World: Is It Global?, Panelist, April 21, 2015 (SFAQ Project Space)
  • ConVerge: Foodie, Participating Artist, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, March 19, 2015 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Critical Information 2014 Conference, Panelist, School of Visual Arts-MFA Program in Art Criticism & Writing, December 6, 2014 (New York, NY)
  • Collaboration, Community, and Crisis: a Roundtable on Filipino/American Art Now, Panelist, American Studies Conference, November 8, 2014 (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Meditations on Digging, Panelist, Betti Ono Gallery, October 11, 2014 (Oakland, CA)
  • Open Cities/Art Cities Festival, Panelist, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, October 4, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Exhibition and Ideology, Workshop Facilitator, California College of the Arts, Professor Tirza “True” Latimer, PhD, Fall 2014 (Oakland, CA)
  • The Objects: A Panel Discussion Panelist, A Simple Collective, June 17, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Strategies for Survival: Discussions on Artists Space in the Bay Area, Guest Speaker, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, May 10, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Marginalized Narratives of the Body in Contemporary New Media and Digital Art, Presenter, California College of the Arts, Annual Spring VCS Symposium, April 26, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)
  • In Conversation with Artist in Residence Tim Roseborough, Panelist, De Young Museum, April 10, 2014 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Internet Art, Guest Speaker, Professor Nick Lally, San Francisco Art Institute, April 3 2014
  • Contemporary Art Practices, Guest Speaker, Professor Amy Berk, San Francisco Art Institute, February 17 2014
  • The Honeymoon is Over: Reflecting on Internet Utopianism and the Arts, Panelist, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Dissident Future Arts Festival, November 23, 2013 (San Francisco, CA)
  • Bring It! In Conversation with Ben Valentine, ZERO1, Bring It! Summer Series, June 2013 (San Jose, CA)
  • Theorizing the Web 2013, Speaker, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, May 10, 2013 (New York, NY)

CURATORIAL WORK

  • REFRESH art+tech+science exhibition, core organizer and curator, 2018-2019, forthcoming
  • Solo exhibition for Joseph Liatela, Center for Sex and Culture, January 2018
  • Infrastructures SonicLabs ((8)), Body Atlas with Wizard Apprentice and Anna Luisa Petrisko, October 2017
  • Art Perfect Makes Art Pervert, solo exhibition for Dorian Katz, Center for Sex and Culture, June 2017
  • Watermelon Women 3.0, curatorial team member, Center for Sex and Culture, November 2016
  • American Gun Show, group exhibition, Works San Jose, October 2015
  • The Dissidents, The Displaced, and The Outliers, group exhibition, Random Part Gallery and Incline Gallery, Spring 2015
  • David Molina, solo exhibition, Spring 2013
  • Sita Bhaumik, solo exhibition, The New Asterisk Gallery, Fall 2013
  • Arts Issue 2013, group exhibition included works by Jonathan Barcan, Hella More Funner, and Johanna Poethig, The New Asterisk Gallery, Spring 2013
  • Rio Yanez, solo exhibition, The New Asterisk Gallery, Summer 2012
  • Group Exhibition included works by Carissa Potter and Jennifer Wasson, The New Asterisk Gallery, Spring 2012