Emily Mast

4030 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90042 emilymast@yahoo.com

Bio

EDUCATION
2007 – 2009 University of Southern California, LA, CA (MFA)
1994 – 1998  Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (BS)

AWARDS
2016     Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
2014     Harpo Foundation Grant
2013     Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) Investing in Artists Grant
2013     Franklin Furnace Fund Grant
2013     Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF) Grant
2012     California Community Foundation (CCF) Fellowship
2012     Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) Artist’s Resource for Completion (ARC) Grant
2009     Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
07-09   USC Roski School of Fine Art Teaching Assistantship

RESIDENCIES
2012   Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2010   Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2007   unitednationsplaza, Berlin, Germany
2007   Mountain School of Art, LA, CA
2006   Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1999   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

PERFORMANCES
2017   B!RDBRA!N (Afterward), FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France

2017   The Seed Eaters, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
2017   Hold Your Tension, REDCAT Gallery, LA, CA

2017   Experiments in Falling, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2017   The Cage Is A Stage (Swell), Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2016   Dust, Dusk, Skin, Angles, Architecture, Shadows, A Struggle To Focus and You, 2601-2603 Studios, LA, CA

2016   The Cage Is A Stage, REDCAT, LA, CA
2016   The Cage Is A Stage, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2016   The Cage Is A Stage (Bleed), e/gallery at the University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada
2015   INDEX (China Art), China Art Objects Galleries, LA, CA
2015   INDEX (Mona B), Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris, France
2015   INDEX (Silencio), Silencio, Paris, France
2015   The Stage Is A Cage, MaRS, LA, CA
2014   ENDE (Again), Night Gallery, LA, CA

2014   ENDE (Like A New Beginning), Hammer Museum, LA, CA
2014   The Least Important Things, LACMA, LA, CA
2013   B!RDBRA!N, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, NY, NY
2013   Six Twelve One By One, The Onion, LA, CA
2012   I Want To Break Free, ENSBA, Lyon, France
2012   B!RDBRA!N (Epilogue), Public Fiction, LA, CA
2012   B!RDBRA!N, REDCAT, LA, CA
2012   Never It’s Now Or, Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris, France
2012   B!RDBRA!N, Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, The Blackbox, LA, CA
2011   Art In The Parking Space, LAX Art, CA
2011   Offending The Audience, The Velaslavasay Panorama Theater, LA, CA
2011   We Play Nothing, REDCAT, LA, CA
2011   Love Letter To A Surrogate Stage 2, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2010   Emily Mast by Emily Mast & Jerome Bel, Human Resources, LA, CA
2011   Love Letter To A Surrogate, Torrence Art Museum, LA, CA
2010   Cold Feet, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010   This is This, AS220, Providence, RI
2010   To Crack A Nut Is Truly No Feat, Parks Exhibition Center, Idyllwild, CA
2010   The Show Must Go On! (Again), Five Thirty Three, LA, CA
2009   Everything, Nothing, Something, Always (Walla!), Performa 09, NY, NY
2009   Yes, Exhibition Art Initiative, NY, NY
2009   Bread, Water, Laughter, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, LA, CA
2009   Everything, Nothing, Something, Always (Walla!), USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2008   Looking For Something New To Long For, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2007   *, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2007   Eureka!, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2007   Third Wind, Mountain Bar, LA, CA
2006   This Is the Rhythm of the Night, Skowhegan, ME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017   The Seed Eaters, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

2017   B!RDBRA!N (Afterward), FRAC Languedoc-Rousillon, Montpellier, France
2016   The Cage Is A Stage, Blackwood Gallery at the University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada 
2015   Missing Missing, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, France
2012   B!RDBRA!N (Epilogue), Public Fiction, LA, CA

2010   It will never be known how this has to be told, Steve Turner Contemporary, LA, CA
2009   Everything, Nothing, Something, Always (Walla!), USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2008   Looking For Something New To Long For, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2005   You & Me Simultaneously, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
2002   Remember, Paris Project Room, Paris, France

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017   Chalk Circles, REDCAT Gallery, LA, CA
2017   Curious Poses, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2017   A Step of Two, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016   Playground, M Museum, Leuven, Belgium
2016   Dance, Dance, Dance, The Villa Paloma, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco
2016   This is Public & Sexy, St. Andrews Community Centre, Dublin, Ireland
2015   This Sentence, China Art Objects Galleries, LA, CA
2015   Play Grounds, Redline, Denver, CO
2014   A soft almond of a poetic – objects on a shelf, Three days Awake, LA, CA
2014   Made In L.A., Hammer Museum, LA, CA
2013   Secret Codes, Galeria Luis Strina, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2013   It’s Over There, Simone Subal Gallery, NY, NY
2013   LA Existancial, LACE, LA, CA
2012   Sunday @ 4, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA
2011   323 Projects, The Patter of Tiny Brains, LA, CA
2011   Une Vente Aux Encheres, Mains d’Oeuvres, Paris, France
2010   Volume, At1 Art Projects, LA, CA
2009   Exquisite Corpse, or, The Show That Curates Itself, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, LA, CA
2009   Let’s Meet In Real Life, Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NY
2009   CAA LA Area MFA Exhibition, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2008   Strange Ranger, Circus Gallery, LA, CA
2008   Egoesdayglo, Five Thirty Three, LA, CA
2007   Eureka!, USC Roski Gallery, LA, CA
2006   Border Mates, Pasteleria Sta. Teresita, Guadalajara, Mexico
2004   Nuit Blanche, Péniche Antipode, Paris, France
2004   Super Salon, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2018   Super Sensitive, Human Resources, LA, CA
2014    Studio, REDCAT, LA, CA 
2008   EGOESDAYGLO, Five Thirty Three, LA, CA

LECTURES / WORKSHOPS / PANEL DISCUSSIONS / TEACHING
2017   Protest Processions for Family Day, The Hammer Museum, LA, CA
2017   Animal Experiments, Southern Exposure & Royal Nonesuch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016   The Many Bodies Body, Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA

2016   Danse, Danse, Danse, Pavillon Bosio, ESAP, Monaco
2016   Art Center, LA, CA
2016   University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
2016   Running with Concepts — the Choreographic Edition, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada

2015   San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2015   Missing Missing, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, France
2014   Feathering for Family Day, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2014   Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2013   Pomona College, Claremont, CA
2013   University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
2013   Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA
2012   ENSBA, Lyon, France
2012   University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA
2012   ESAAA, Annecy, France
2012   CALARTS, Valencia, CA
2010   University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), LA, CA
2010   Audience Experiments: Contemporary Art in the Age of Spectacle, MoMA, NY, NY
2010   Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010   Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA
2009   Montana State University MFA Program, Bozeman, MT

PRESS
2017   Emily Mast on the Seeing Is Forgetting podcast, February
2016   Landscape: Emily Mast on RBMA Radio, December
2016   Emily Mast on WYBC Yale Radio, August

2016   REDCAT NOW: Emily Mast on KPFK, July 22, 8 PM
2015   Mehdi Brit, “Conversation with Emily Mast”, Forêt Vierge Magazine, Issue 01
2015   Summer Guthery, “This Sentence, by Public Fiction”, Frieze, November-December

2015   Catherine Wagley, Best Up and Coming Artist (2015): Emily Mast, October
2015   Summer Guthery, “This Sentence, by Public Fiction”, Frieze, November-December
2014   Summer Guthery, “Made in LA”, Frieze, November

2014   Abe Ahn, “Broadcasting Los Angeles”, Hyperallergic, July 28
2014   Lindsay Preston Zappas, Life is strange (or, try not to let the man get you down) on Emily Mast, ENDE at Night Gallery”, Carets and Sticks, July 14

2014   Carol Cheh, “Q&A with Emily Mast”, Another Righteous Transfer!, July 9
2014   Carol Cheh, “Emily Mast, ENDE (Like a New Beginning) Again, Night Gallery”, Another Righteous Transfer!, July 7
2014   Yasmine Mohseni, “Hammer Museum’s ‘Made in LA’ Bienniale Lacks Focus”, Artnet, June 18
2014   Michelle Paul, “Emily Mast”, Proktr, June 12
2014   “Made in LA 2014: Emily Mast”, Los Angeles I’m Yours, Summer
2014   Brian D. Leitch, “Not the Girl Next Door”, C Magazine, Summer
2014   Andrew Chung, “LACMA: A photo essay”, Another Righteous Transfer!, March 29
2014   Catherine Wagley, “Emily Mast Explains How a Performance Art Piece is Born”, LA Weekly, March 27
2014   Jose Luis Blondet, “Emily Mast: The Least Important Things”, LACMA Unframed, March 27
2014   Avishay Artsy, “All the world’s a stage”, KCRW Which Way LA?, March 26
2014   Mazwell Williams, “Made in LA 2014 Curator Michael ned Holte on SoCal Cultural Microclimates”, KCET Los Angeles, February 20
2014   Jori Finkel, “Artists Named for Hammer Museum’s Los Angeles Biennial”, New York Times Artsbeat, February 18
2013   “Fresh Faces in Art: Eight LA Artists You Should Know”, Fabrik Issue 21, June
2013   Zachary Keeting, “Emily Mast: September 2013”, Gorky’s Granddaughter, September 15
2013   Geoff Tuck, “Emily Mast: B!RDBRA!N in NY & Other Things”, Notes on Looking, May 25
2013   Carol Cheh, “Word Is A Virus: LA Existancial”, Art:21 Blog, March 21
2013   Carol Cheh, “Six Twelve One by One”, Another Righteous Transfer!, March 20
2013   KCHUNG, “Six Twelve One by One”, March 18 (radio show)
2013   Robby Herbst, “In Utero: Six Twelve One by One”, Artbound, March 15
2013   Jori Finkel, “Puzzling anew over enigmatic artist Guy de Cointet”, Los Angeles Times, Jan 9
2012   Catherine Wagley, “10 Most Memorable L.A. Art Events of 2012″, LA Weekly, Dec 19
2012   Brian X, “Brighten the Corners”, Out West Arts, August 13
2012   Benn Widdey, “REDCAT’s New Original Works Fest Brings on the Women!”, LAist, Aug 9
2012   Cindy Marie Jenkins, “N.O.W. Festival at REDCAT”, Aug 5 (video)
2012   Ed Rampell, “Experiments Inside REDCAT’s Lab – NOW”, LA Stage Times, July 17
2012   Yelena Gluzman & Matvei Yankelevich, Emergency Index, Ugly Duckling Press
2011   100 Artists to Watch, Modern Painters, Dec 2011/Jan 2012
2011   Roselee Goldberg, Performa 09: Back to Futurism, Performa, 2011
2011   David Senior, Ed. Adventures, Emprint Press & Printed Matter, Edition of 200
2011   Charles Mallison, “Offending the Audience at the Velaslavasay Panorama”, LA Record, April 11
2011   Mialka Bonadonna-Morano, “Rebels With Applause: Offending The Audience at Velaslavasay Panorama, Laist, March 26
2011   “Q & A with Emily Mast on Restaging Peter Handke’s ‘Offending The Audience’”, East of Borneo, March 22
2010   Cecilia Alemani, Ed., The X-initiative Yearbook, Mousse Publishing, 2010
2010   Carol Cheh, “Perform! Now!”, Anotherrighteoustransfer, July 30
2010   Carol Cheh, “Love Letters to a Surrogate, presented by Warren Neidich, Torrance Art Museum” , Another Righteous Transfer!, July
2010   “Emily Mast”, Performance Art World, June
2010   Tyler Coburn, “Future Greats: Emily Roysdon, My Barbarian, Vishal Jugdeo, Emily Wardill, Emily Mast”, Artreview, March
2009   Graham T. Beck, “Performa 09 in Review: Part 1”, Frieze, December
2009   WFMU / Night People Interviews Emily Mast, November 5
2009   Jonathan Maghen, Ed., MFA 2009, University of Southern California, LA, CA
2007   Timothy Ivison, “Notes on Eclat”, Facsimile Magazine, December
2007   Peter Hellman, “Bogus Bottles”, Art & Auction, August (photo)
2006   Radio Ibero / Good Morning Santa Fe in Mexico City, September 8
2005   Cate McQuaid, “Artist Provokes by Playing With Her Subjects’ Identities”, Boston Globe, Dec 16
2004   Les Inrockuptibles, supplement cadeau, December
2004   The Improper Bostonian, April 14-27 (photo)
2003   Paris Obs, no° 2008, May 1-7 (photo)

PRINT
2017   “Simone Forti: Thinking with the Body” for Art Book Review, Issue 07

2016   Slow Jamz and Afghan Hounds for Riting, November
2015   The Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, Winter
2014   The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2, X-TRA
2014   The Least Important Things, && Press
2012   “Oeuvres”, MATERIAL, Summer
2009   The New Millennium Paper Airplane Book, Public Art Fund, NY
2009   When you cut into the Present the Future leaks out, One Star Press (Paris) with PS1, New York
2008   thisisdreamingalso.com (edited by Emily Mast)
2006   Textfield, July issue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2006   Pazmaker, Issue N*2, Mexico City, Mexico

COLLECTIONS
Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, CA
FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France
MoMA Library, NY, NY