Writing & Presentations

Published & Forthcoming Writing

2016

“Intellectual Property and Labor Rights in Art Law,” Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford University Press, New York. Peer-reviewed journal article.

2015

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

“Radical Links and Fluid Institutions: egressfoundation.net,” Seth Siegelaub Retrospective, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Essay for exhibition catalog.

Non-Participation, Half Letter Press, Chicago, IL. Compilation of letters written by cultural producers declaring their non-participation in cultural events as an act of protest. Documents from Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie, Michael Rakowitz, Caroline Woolard, and others. Publication.

In Search of…, The Present Group, San Francisco, CA. Collaboration with David Horvitz. Ebook.

“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. Essay published.

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

“Siegelaub’s Agreement as Critical Circulation,” Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York University, New York. Compilation of papers presented at the Living Labor conference.

“Cariou v. Prince: Toward a Theory of Aesthetic-Judicial Judgments,” Texas A&M Law Review, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, Summer. Co-authored by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento,  Esq. Essay published.

“Gauging the Gray Area: Standards for Artistic Labor,” Art Practical, San Francisco, April. Published on  the occasion of the conference Valuing Labor in the Arts, a practicum at the Arts Research Center, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. Essay published.

2013

“Non-Participation,” Art Leaks Gazette, Vol. 1, Issue 1., artleaks.org. Essay published.

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

2012

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

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY. Contributions by Guerrilla Girls, and Sérgio Muñoz Sarmiento, Esq. Exhibition catalog.

“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 at deappel.nl. Essay published.

2011

“(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.

“draughty R.: Robert Seydel,” continent., The European Graduate School, Leuk-Stadt, Switzerland, May. Essay published.

2005

“The Dominator,” Ambergris Magazine, Amherst, MA, Issue 3, December. Essay published.

 

Panels, Lectures, Seminars

2015

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

The Artist’s Resale Right, presentation and panel with Dr. Theodore Feder and Janet Hicks of the Artists Rights Society, Maxwell Graham, Hans Haacke, R. H. Quaytman, and Justice Barbara Jaffe, Artists Space Books & Talks, New York, NY. Organized by the W.A.G.E. Artists’ Resale Rights Working Group: Richard Birkett, April Britski, Maxwell Graham, Leah Pires, Cameron Rowland, Lise Soskolne, Lauren van Haaften-Schick.

What Now? The Politics of Listening, symposium panel moderator, ”Fact, Fiction and the In-between,” with panelists Joshua Craze, Naeem Mohaieman, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, organized by Art In General and The Vera List Center, New School for Social Research, New York, NY.

Conceptual to Legal: The Juridical and Legislative Legacy of Seth Siegelaub’s Artist’s Agreement, The Art & Law Program, seminar led by Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Fordham University, New York, NY.

Land Art & The Politics of Site-Specificity, lecture for course taught by Alan Ruiz, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 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, 18th Annual Conference, Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington, DC.

Transgressive Curating: Is the artist right?, lecture for course taught by Anthony Graves, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

Issues in Copyright: Cariou v. Prince, conversation with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento Esq., for course Contemporary Art & Law, Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

Art as Property, guest discussant, La Table Ronda, Critical Practices Inc., New York, NY.

2014

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

Borrowing, Poaching, Plagiarising, Pirating, Stealing, Gleaning, Referencing, Leaking, Copying,

Imitating, Adapting, Faking, Paraphrasing, Quoting, Reproducing, Using, Counterfeiting, Repeating, Cloning, Translating, guest panelist with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, organized by The Piracy Project, The New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1.

Gauging the Gray Area, presentation and workshop collaboration with Helena Keeffe for Valuing Labor in the Arts, a practicum at the Arts Research Center, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Siegelaub’s Contract as Critical Circulation, paper presentation for the conference Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, department of Performance Studies, New York University, New York, NY.

Artists’ Agreements, conversation with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento Esq., for course Contemporary Art & Law, Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, curator’s talk, The Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, guest lecture for course taught by Frazer Ward, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, course lecture, organized by David Evrard, the National School of Visual Arts of La Cambre, Brussels, Belgium.

Critical Circulation: Artists’ Books, Labor, and the Law, for the lecture series Making Social Realities with Books, rum46, Aarhus, Denmark.

Non-Participation, for the lecture series Making Social Realities with Books, rum46, Aarhus, Denmark.

Non-Participation, for the lecture series Making Social Realities with Books, Bureau Publik, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2013

Art, Work, Appropriation: Copyright and Artist’s Rights from the Art Workers Coalition to Cariou v. Prince, course lecture, organized by Natalie Campbell, The Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC.

Site Specific, Seminar on Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc and controversial social practice public art, organized  by Alan Ruiz, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

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, in discussion with Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Esq., Albright College, Reading, PA.

Conversation with Blonde Art Books, Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY.

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

Property Lines, lecture, The Art & Law Program, Denniston Hill artist residency, Woodridge, NY.

Advertising and Consumer Culture in Contemporary Art, panelist, organized by John Lee for course “Art Market: Principles and Practices” at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.

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

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, seminar for course “Contemporary Art & Law,” Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

“… originality doesn’t exist anyway, only authenticity,” paper presentation for the panel Reproducing Authenticity, the Southern Graphics Council International Affiliate Panel for the College Art Association 2013 conference.

2012

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

Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, Screening & Curator’s talk, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

2011

Art & Economics, Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY. Collaboration with Iris Jaffe. Workshop and discussion leader.

Market, Alternative, Trade School, New York, NY. Collaboration with Ricky Manne. Workshop and discussion leader.

2008

Studio arts program, guest speaker, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.

2006

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