Writing / Presentations

Publications

2018   

 “Conceptualizing Artists’ Rights: Circulations of the Siegelaub-Projansky Agreement through Art and Law,” Oxford Handbooks Online: Law, Oxford University Press. *Peer-reviewed journal article. (Forthcoming)

2017   

“The Location of Power” Essay on the work of Hans Haacke for exhibition Evidentiary Realism, curated by Paolo Cirio, Fridman Gallery New York, and Nome Gallery, Berlin. (Print and online)

“Art After Property: Kenneth Pietrobono and Charles Simonds,” C Magazine, Toronto, Spring. (online)

2016

“The Aesthetics of Paperwork and Cultural Theory According to Seth Siegelaub,” Hyperallergic, April 14. (online)

2015

“Never a Solitary Endeavor,” in Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and Walther König Buchhandlung, Köln.

“Fact, Fiction, and In-between,” in What Now? The Politics of Listening, Art in General, New York.

“Carolyn Benedict Fraser,” MFA Exhibition Catalog, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Exhibition essay.

“Lia Sutton,” MFA Exhibition Catalog, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Exhibition essay.

2014   

“The Paradox of Non-Participation,” Six Degrees, the New Museum, New York. (online)

“How to Say No: Rules for (Non)Participation,” The Manual, Printeresting, Philadelphia, PA. Project published.

“Cariou v. Prince: Toward a Theory of Aesthetic-Judicial Judgments,” Texas A&M Law Review, Summer. Co-authored with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Esq. *Peer-reviewed journal article. (pdf)

“Gauging the Gray Area: Standards for Artistic Labor,” Art Practical, San Francisco, April. Published for Valuing Labor in the Arts, The Arts Research Center, University of California at Berkeley.

2013   

“Non-Participation,” Art Leaks Gazette, Vol. 1, Issue 1., artleaks.org. (online)

“Non-Participation,” Year: 2013, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium.

2012   

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY. Exhibition catalog. Expanded and revised edition, The Center for the Arts, Albright College, Reading, PA, 2013. *Monograph. (introduction)

 “Alexis Granwell: Provisional Remains,” TSA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Exhibition essay.

“In defense of the potential,” On Failure, Blue Stocking Society, Issue 2, New York, NY. Essay published.

“The importance of minor gestures,” Year: 2012, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium. Essay published.

“Witness report ‘Curating in the Gallery Field’, 28 & 29 November 2011,” de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January. (online)

2011   

“draughty R: Robert Seydel,” continent., The European Graduate School, Leuk-Stadt, Switzerland, May. (online)

“untitled (The Stars Have Mirrors for Eyes),” monographic publication on the artwork of Patrick Brennan, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY. Poem published.

“Get on the block,” Camel Arts Space, Brooklyn, NY. Exhibition essay.

 

Public lectures and panels

2018

“Getting Basic: Copyright for Artists and Academics,” panelist, SOHO20, Brooklyn, NY. 

2017

“Seth Siegelaub’s Many Circulations,” public lecture, Miércoles de SOMA, SOMA Summer, Mexico City.  

“Artists as Institutions,” panelist, The Invisible Hand, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY.

2016

Panelist, Artists’ Resale Royalties, Art Basel Miami, Sessions, Miami Beach, FL.

2015

Artists’ Resale Rights, research presentation and panel moderator, Artists’ Space Books & Talks, New York, NY.

“Fact, Fiction and the In-between,” panel moderator, What Now? The Politics of Listening, Art In General and The Vera List Center, New School for Social Research, New York, NY.

2014            

Gauging the Gray Area, presentation and workshop collaboration with Helena Keeffe for charge practicum, The Art League Houston, Houston, TX.

Panelist, The Piracy Project, The New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1.

Gauging the Gray Area, workshop and Presentation, with Helena Keeffe, the Arts Research Center, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

“Critical Circulation: Artists’ Books, Labor, and the Law,” and “Non-Participation,” lecture series Making Social Realities with Books, rum46, Aarhus, Denmark.

“Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures,” Bureau Publik, Denmark.

2013            

“Art, Work, and Artwork: Intellectual Property in The Art Workers’ Coalition and Siegelaub’s Agreement,” symposium presentation for the exhibition Seth Siegelaub: My Gallery is the World Now, organized by Michalis Pichler, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

“When Cancellations Become Form,” discussion with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Albright College, Reading, PA.

Panelist, Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY.

“Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures and Non-Participation,” Furthermore, Washington, DC.

Public Art Forum, panelist and co-organizer, The New York State Council on the Arts, NY.

2012            

“When Cancellations Become Form,” discussion with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

“Canceled,” Screening & Curator’s talk, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

2011            

“Art & Economics,” Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY.

“Market, Alternative,” Trade School, New York, NY.

2006    

The Grinspoon Foundation Conference on Entrepreneurship in the Arts, panelist, Springfield, MA.

 

Academic Conferences

2018            

“Publishing Conceptual Art: Seth Siegelaub’s Economy of Intellectual Property and Books,” paper presentation for panel The Rhetorical Practices of Art and Law, The Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities annual conference. *Panel Co-Organizer

“Determining Obligation: Contractual Relations in John Cage’s Indeterminate Scores,” paper presentation for panel (Un)Common Intent: Performance Scores as Contractual Exchange, the College Art Association annual conference, New York, NY. *Panel Co-Chair

2017            

“The Limits of Artistic Control: The Artist’s Contract Between Democracy and Exclusion,” IAWIS/AIERTI International Conference Images and Texts Reproduced, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.      

“Contract as Form and Concept: The Siegelaub-Projansky Agreement in Art and Law,” paper presentation for panel Seth Siegelaub and the Expanded Archive of Conceptual Art, the College Art Association annual conference, New York, NY. *Panel Co-Chair

2016

“Active Forms and Legal Arrangements: Law as Medium in the work of Michael Asher, Maria Eichhorn, and Cameron Rowland,” The Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities annual conference.           

2015

“The Experimental Television Center,” symposium presentation, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

“Conceptual to Legal: The Juridical and Legislative Legacy of Seth Siegelaub’s Artist’s Agreement,” The Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities annual conference.

2014

“Siegelaub’s Contract as Critical Circulation,” Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York University, NY.

2013            

“… originality doesn’t exist anyway, only authenticity,” Reproducing Authenticity, the Southern Graphics Council International, College Art Association annual conference.