News

07.17.14
I published an interview I did with artist Wyatt Niehaus about his “Lights Out” series for Art in America. Read it here.

07.01.14
I was the recipient of the CUE Art Foundation & Art21 Young Art Writer’s Fellowship. I was awarded a stipend and will be developing two texts for an issue of Art21 Magazine.

06.03.14
I designed this poster for artist, Sofia Leiby’s Scrap Heap II art sale. Here’s the one I did for her last year.

04.03.14
My interview with Athens/London-based art collective KERNEL was published on BOMB Magazine. KERNEL have been favorites of mine for a while, and the interview has been in the works for quite some time—happy to finally have it published.

03.30.14
Compiled some philosophy of art notes into a PDF titled, “Art: Definitions and Analyses.” The notes were a product of the philosophy of art reading group I currently lead.

03.24.14
Someone at usertesting.com video-reviewed my website.

03.14.14
I spoke on a panel called “More Than Just Blogs: New Formats in Design Criticism” at the Museum of Arts and Design. Here’s a photo of me trying to make sense of that evening’s discussion.

02.23.14
I started a philosophy of art reading group that takes place every Sunday. Anyone in NYC with an interest in philosophy and art is welcome to join. Let’s see how long I can keep this up.

02.17.14
I published an article called “What are Casual Essays?” in art journal WOW HUH’s winter issue. In it, I try to expand and refine some of the ideas hinted at in Content is Relative’s book A Social Portrait in Writing: Casual Essays.

01.26.14
Uploaded a super in-progress, incomplete draft of a philosophy of language paper I’m working on called “Names and Reference“. It’s mainly an overview of Descriptivism and Direct Reference theory—two competing views of meaning prevalent in philosophy of language.

01.24.14
Sydney Shen and I published an interview we did over the summer with artist Aaron Graham on Rhizome.org. It’s called “From the Cooper Barricade to a Gallery Van: Aaron Graham in conversation.”

08.11.13
The website and publication I use to run Pool, had a booth in Chicago’s first ever contemporary art book fair Medium Cool, organized by my friend Ria Roberts. I gave away printed PDF copies of Pool issues for free.

04.14.13
I joined SNAP Editions as their Associate Editor.

04.10.13
I wrote a small philosophy of language overview on indexicality called “Where is here? When is now? Who is I?

03.06.13
I designed this poster for “Art Criticism Today and Hopefully Also Tomorrow” an art writing workshop with Lori Waxman hosted by my friends at Chicago Artist Writers.

03.01.13
Dylan Fisher and I built and designed the website and identity of Nordic Outbreak.

02.22.13
Wyatt Niehaus and I co-authored another article called “On Pleaselike.com and Facebook Bliss” which was published in Unlike Us Reader: Social Media Monopolies and Their Alternatives, a book edited by Geert Lovink and Miriam Rasch by the Institute of Network Cultures at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

02.05.13
I made this goofy work for the Jogging.

01.01.13
I made this poster for inclusion in Badland Unlimited‘s AD BOOK by BFFA3AE.

05.01.13
Wyatt Niehaus and I’s co-authored article “Notes on Symbolic Action Online and Online” was published in the catalogue for “Over the Valley” an exhibition curated by Lucy Chinen at Steve Turner Contemporary in Los Angeles.

04.30.12
I redesigned the Pool website. Casey A. Gollan programmed it all.

12.13.12
A small article I wrote called “Thoughts on Symbolic Action Online and Offline” was published in Berlin-based Junk Jet‘s sixth issue.

05.22.12
My “Likes and Notes in Glances” article was included in the second issue of Binary Trash.

12.29.11
I joined Rhizome at the New Museum of Contemporary Art as an Editorial Fellow.