Posts Tagged: Writing + Publications

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ASIAN FUTURES, WITHOUT ASIANS

Essay and illustrated presentation on how white filmmakers envision futures inflected by Asian culture, but devoid of actual Asian people. A visual analysis of 40+ years of American science fiction cinema.

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ASIAN FUTURES, WITHOUT ASIANS

Essay and illustrated presentation on how white filmmakers envision futures inflected by Asian culture, but devoid of actual Asian people. A visual analysis of 40+ years of American science fiction cinema.

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THE MUSEUM IS NOT ENOUGH

Co-published by Centre Canadien d’Architecture and Sternberg Press, this book is a result of collective reflections on architecture, contemporary social concerns, institutions, and the public.

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THE MUSEUM IS NOT ENOUGH

Co-published by Centre Canadien d’Architecture and Sternberg Press, this book is a result of collective reflections on architecture, contemporary social concerns, institutions, and the public.

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Art21 conversation with Stephanie Syjuco

In a special extended interview, Syjuco and Suparak discuss the roles of speech and protest in contemporary art.

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Art21 conversation with Stephanie Syjuco

In a special extended interview, Syjuco and Suparak discuss the roles of speech and protest in contemporary art.

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SPORTS MUSIC

A playlist of official and adopted team theme songs, rapping by professional athletes, music made for sports films, and sports-themed pop songs from the past six decades. Musical styles range from choral groups with orchestras, rousing anthems, and advertising jingles, to disco, soul, rock, hip hop, pop, and R&B.

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SPORTS MUSIC

A playlist of official and adopted team theme songs, rapping by professional athletes, music made for sports films, and sports-themed pop songs from the past six decades. Musical styles range from choral groups with orchestras, rousing anthems, and advertising jingles, to disco, soul, rock, hip hop, pop, and R&B.

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A NON-ZERO-SUM GAME

Part of INCITE Journal: Sports, this series of art exhibitions, film programs, discussions, commissioned projects, and other events took place in galleries, cinemas, sports bars, bookstores, and on rooftops.

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A NON-ZERO-SUM GAME

Part of INCITE Journal: Sports, this series of art exhibitions, film programs, discussions, commissioned projects, and other events took place in galleries, cinemas, sports bars, bookstores, and on rooftops.

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INCITE Journal of Experimental Media: SPORTS

The first volume of its kind, this double issue examines the intersections of sports, performance, popular culture, and experimental media. Features 41 contributors including artists, writers, critics, scholars, historians, and athletes.

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INCITE Journal of Experimental Media: SPORTS

The first volume of its kind, this double issue examines the intersections of sports, performance, popular culture, and experimental media. Features 41 contributors including artists, writers, critics, scholars, historians, and athletes.

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HALF-FANCY, HALF-JUNGLE

An illustrated experimental essay on authenticity, postmemory, appropriation, and racial and ethnic identity (and recent cases in the art world and beyond). KQED described the commissioned chapbook as “finely wrought words.”

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HALF-FANCY, HALF-JUNGLE

An illustrated experimental essay on authenticity, postmemory, appropriation, and racial and ethnic identity (and recent cases in the art world and beyond). KQED described the commissioned chapbook as “finely wrought words.”

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QUEER THREADS

“Queer Threads is not just an exploration of fiber art and crafts, but also a celebration of the creativity, diversity, and vibrancy of contemporary queer culture.”

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QUEER THREADS

“Queer Threads is not just an exploration of fiber art and crafts, but also a celebration of the creativity, diversity, and vibrancy of contemporary queer culture.”

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The Getty blog

“Throughout the last twenty years, my relationship to Joanie 4 Jackie has evolved from spectator to fan, consumer, event programmer, tour booker, distributor, historian, and curator.” – Suparak

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The Getty blog

“Throughout the last twenty years, my relationship to Joanie 4 Jackie has evolved from spectator to fan, consumer, event programmer, tour booker, distributor, historian, and curator.” – Suparak

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Joanie 4 Jackie

The complete archives of the influential underground film network for female filmmakers has been acquired by The Getty and is now viewable online.

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Joanie 4 Jackie

The complete archives of the influential underground film network for female filmmakers has been acquired by The Getty and is now viewable online.

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THE EXHIBITIONIST

Journal on Exhibition Making

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THE EXHIBITIONIST

Journal on Exhibition Making

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WOMEN INC. LEXICON

A lexicon of neologisms coining new words for a new age, one marked by advances in omnipresent technology and mass surveillance; a privatization of art, culture, and education; as well as a continued struggle with intersectional issues.

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WOMEN INC. LEXICON

A lexicon of neologisms coining new words for a new age, one marked by advances in omnipresent technology and mass surveillance; a privatization of art, culture, and education; as well as a continued struggle with intersectional issues.

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VICE Magazine’s Noisey on Alien She

“Alien She curators Astria Suparak and Ceci Moss have exhaustively pulled together a comprehensive exploration into the feminist punk rock movement… The riot grrrl scene runs deep both in terms of the other art it inspired and the ethos and attitude it bred.”

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VICE Magazine’s Noisey on Alien She

“Alien She curators Astria Suparak and Ceci Moss have exhaustively pulled together a comprehensive exploration into the feminist punk rock movement… The riot grrrl scene runs deep both in terms of the other art it inspired and the ethos and attitude it bred.”

Boing Boing on Alien She
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Boing Boing feature on Alien She

The exhibit provides a view into the passion and diversity of the original Riot Grrrl movement, and highlights how these ideas have broadened and evolved in the work of contemporary artists.

Boing Boing on Alien She
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Boing Boing feature on Alien She

The exhibit provides a view into the passion and diversity of the original Riot Grrrl movement, and highlights how these ideas have broadened and evolved in the work of contemporary artists.

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PIGEONS ON THE GRASS, ALAS: Contemporary Curators Talk about the Field

Published by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, this is a book of interviews with curators talking about their influences, aspirations, and challenges.

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PIGEONS ON THE GRASS, ALAS: Contemporary Curators Talk about the Field

Published by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, this is a book of interviews with curators talking about their influences, aspirations, and challenges.

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RIOT GRRRL CHAPTERS MAP

An online, collaborative project tracking Riot Grrrl chapters across the world, from 1991 to the present.

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RIOT GRRRL CHAPTERS MAP

An online, collaborative project tracking Riot Grrrl chapters across the world, from 1991 to the present.

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RIOT GRRRL CENSUS

A public survey and expanded oral history of the lasting impact, intergenerational and global, of the Riot Grrrl movement.

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RIOT GRRRL CENSUS

A public survey and expanded oral history of the lasting impact, intergenerational and global, of the Riot Grrrl movement.

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NEW ART/SCIENCE AFFINITIES

The book includes meditations, interviews, diagrams, letters and manifestos on maker culture, hacking, artist research, distributed creativity, and technological and speculative design.

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NEW ART/SCIENCE AFFINITIES

The book includes meditations, interviews, diagrams, letters and manifestos on maker culture, hacking, artist research, distributed creativity, and technological and speculative design.

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2011 PITTSBURGH BIENNIAL

These projects demonstrate the strength of collective voices in deciding the future of neighborhoods, cities, nations, and societies, and the importance of intimate conversations and compassionate listening.

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2011 PITTSBURGH BIENNIAL

These projects demonstrate the strength of collective voices in deciding the future of neighborhoods, cities, nations, and societies, and the importance of intimate conversations and compassionate listening.

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THE YES MEN ACTIVITY BOOK

Features activity items and other projects, essays, an interview, a poster, and full-color illustrations.

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THE YES MEN ACTIVITY BOOK

Features activity items and other projects, essays, an interview, a poster, and full-color illustrations.

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IN PURSUIT OF NORTHERN LIGHTS: Tracking Canada’s Living Cinema

“These artists, working at the forefront of contemporary cinematic performance across Canada, represent two tendencies of a multivalent, transnational, projector-based screen practice. Both Boyle and Barrow orchestrate overhead projectors, hand-drawn and live animation, and their own shadows to realize fantastical vignettes and comic book narratives. Alternatively, Lemieux and MacKenzie manipulate hand-processed, self-shot, and found footage film in their formalist projector performances that entertain the potential for technical failure.”

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IN PURSUIT OF NORTHERN LIGHTS: Tracking Canada’s Living Cinema

“These artists, working at the forefront of contemporary cinematic performance across Canada, represent two tendencies of a multivalent, transnational, projector-based screen practice. Both Boyle and Barrow orchestrate overhead projectors, hand-drawn and live animation, and their own shadows to realize fantastical vignettes and comic book narratives. Alternatively, Lemieux and MacKenzie manipulate hand-processed, self-shot, and found footage film in their formalist projector performances that entertain the potential for technical failure.”

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WHAT IS SEX?

Research project that captures the conflicting ideas, fears, and hopes about sex from the early 21st century.

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WHAT IS SEX?

Research project that captures the conflicting ideas, fears, and hopes about sex from the early 21st century.

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LTTR #2: LISTEN TRANSLATE TRANSLATE RECORD

Issue #2 of the feminist art journal LTTR, whose contents “do not conform easily to categories, and often blur the lines between art, criticism, and fiction” – Artforum

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LTTR #2: LISTEN TRANSLATE TRANSLATE RECORD

Issue #2 of the feminist art journal LTTR, whose contents “do not conform easily to categories, and often blur the lines between art, criticism, and fiction” – Artforum

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The Independent profile on Suparak: “A New Romantic T.V. Sound”

“At age twenty-four Astria has curated all over the U.S. and Europe, testing out new programs at NY’s best venues and then touring with them like a kid with a band. She comes to you: museums and galleries, universities, independent/underground film festivals and micro-cinemas, as well as public places like bars, community centers, and living rooms.” – Miranda July

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The Independent profile on Suparak: “A New Romantic T.V. Sound”

“At age twenty-four Astria has curated all over the U.S. and Europe, testing out new programs at NY’s best venues and then touring with them like a kid with a band. She comes to you: museums and galleries, universities, independent/underground film festivals and micro-cinemas, as well as public places like bars, community centers, and living rooms.” – Miranda July

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Other Writing

Publications and publishers include: NY Arts Magazine, CEPA Gallery, Concordia University, Fusebox Festival, Heeb Magazine, Offscreen Film Journal, Wolfman Books

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Other Writing

Publications and publishers include: NY Arts Magazine, CEPA Gallery, Concordia University, Fusebox Festival, Heeb Magazine, Offscreen Film Journal, Wolfman Books

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SOME KIND OF LOVING

This videotape compilation explores sexuality from its formulation in childhood, through adolescence and into adulthood, referencing psychoanalytic theory as easily as pop culture.

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SOME KIND OF LOVING

This videotape compilation explores sexuality from its formulation in childhood, through adolescence and into adulthood, referencing psychoanalytic theory as easily as pop culture.