The New Chelyuskinites Jubilee Performance, 2014documentation of performance in St. Petersburgh, Russia for Manifesta 10, The European Contemporary Art Biennial
The New Chelyuskinites Jubilee Performance, 2014documentation of performance in St. Petersburg, Russia for Manifesta 10, The European Contemporary Art Biennial
The New Chelyskinites, 2013video30 min 38 sec. inches
The New Chelyuskinites, 2014video30 min. 38 sec. inches
The New Chelyuskinites, 2013documentation of Pittsburgh New Chelyuskinites Club
Emily Newman, Polyteknicheskaya (Don't Love Here), 2012still from single channel video
Emily Newman, Polyteknicheskaya (Don't Love Here), 2012still from single channel video, 15 min. 50 sec.
Polyteknicheskaya (Don't Love Here), 2012still from single channel video, 15 min. 50 sec.
Polyteknicheskaya (Don't Love Here), 2012still from single channel video, 15 min. 50 sec.
Polyteknicheskaya (Don't Love Here), 2012still from single channel video, 15 min. 50 sec.
Mama Wolf, 2012still from triple-channel video installation9 min. 27 sec. inches
Mama Wolf, 2012still from triple-channel video installation9 min. 27 sec. inches
Mama Wolf, 2012still from triple-channel video installation9 min. 27 sec. inches
Emily Newman, Slidepool, 2006still from a looped video, 3 min. 40 sec.

Biography

b.1977, Singapore
lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia and Pittsburgh, PA

Education

2004
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2000
BA, Bard College, Annadale on the Hudson, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Ice Station Zebra, The Barents Spektakel, Kirkenes, Norway

2017
Ice Station Zebra,The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, PA

2014
The New Chelyuskinites, The American Jewish Museum of Greater Pittsburgh, PA
The New Chelyuskinites, Notes From the Ice, Loft Project Etagi, St Petersburg

2012
Polytechnical Fairytales, Anna Akhmatova Museum and Leningradskaya Public Library #1, St Petersburg, Russia

2010
Mama/Rock N’ Roll Wolf, Rus-Komplekt, St Petersburg, Russia
The Nanny, the Goat, the Kid and the Kitten, HIAP Project Room, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

2009
4,000 km from the Mouth, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006
Slidepool, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004
The Sound of the Baskervilles, D301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2000
Emily Newman, James Fuentes Gallery, New York

1998
Emily Newman, James Fuentes Gallery, New York

Two – Person Exhibitions
2015
Walrus Radio; How to Speak to Child about the Communism?, with Elaine Reichek, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York

2012
How to Speak to Child about the Communism?, with Natalia “Gluklya” Pershina, (Performance) Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Strange Radiance, with John Pearson, 943 Liberty Ave, A Gallery of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, PA

Group Exhibitions

2018
The Future is Certain; It’s the Past which is Unpredictable, The Blaffer Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston; Calvert 22, London, UK

2017
States of Control, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland

2016
Propaganda News Machine, Flux Factory, New York

2014
In Translation, Mayakovsky Library, St Petersburg, Russia
Manifesta 10, The European Contemporary Art Biennial, State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg (Public Program)

2012
The World Moves; Migration as Cultural Evolution, National Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhny Novgorod
Summer Sun, curated by Hadley Holliday, Taylor de Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Polytechnical Fairytales, Anna Akhmatova Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
Strange Radiance, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA
The Bristol Biennial, Bristol, UK
Hairy Blob, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2011
2011 Pittsburgh Biennial, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Pilot Light Screening, curated by John Pearson, Pilot Light, Nashville, TE

2008
Freeze Frame, Art Basel Miami Beach
Akklimitizatsia, CAG Gallery, St Petersburg, Russia
Moscow Biennial of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2007
Public Park, Scoop, Los Angeles, CA
Notes from the Overpass; Art from St Petersburg and Los Angles, Gallery G18, Helsinki, Finland
Force of Nature, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland

2006
Hot and Cold Rooms, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Suite, Glendale College of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Pictures are the Problem, curated by Walead Beshty, Pelham Arts Center, Pelham, NY

2004
Multiples, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles, CA
Supersonic, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Experimental Video and Performance Evening, Dangerous Curve Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Material: Process, Claremont College, Pomona, CA

Bibliography

2017
Newton, Amani, “A Children’s Museum exhibition teaches kids about the Cold War”, Pittsburgh City Paper, April 12.

2016
Fiks, Evgeny, “Warhol’s Secret Adventures in the Soviet Arctic”, The Andy Warhol Museum Blog

2013
Beck, Kim, “Voyage of the Chelyuskin Club: A Conversation with Emily Newman”,Temporary Art Review, June.

2011
Shaw, Kurt, “Biennial showcases work in film, video, photography”, Pittsburgh Tribune- Review, July.

2009
Jitlina, Olga, “Emily Newman,” Sobaka.Ru Magazine, October.
Howe, David Everitt, “4,000 Km from the Mouth”, Art Review, April.
Scholis, Brian, “4,000 Km from the Mouth”, Artforum, March.
Marks, Dean, “Emily Newman 4,000 Km from the Mouth”, Saatchi Online, February.
Morse, Trent, “Trents Top Gallery Picks,” Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, February.
Knight, Christopher, “Artworks with wattage,” Los Angeles Times, June 21.

PUBLISHED WRITING
2012
“Duncan Campbell, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh” Artforum.

2008
“Brois Turetsky, Art4.ru, Moscow” Artforum, September.

2007
“Thaw, St. Petersburg’s Marble Palace”, Artforum, April.
“The Second Moscow Biennale”, Artforum, Summer.

2007
“Time of the Storytellers, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki”, Artforum, December.

Residencies

2015
Pikene Po Broen, Kirkenes, Norway, August.

2009
HIAP Artist in Residency Program, Helsinki, Finland, September – December.

Awards

2012
Sprout Fund Seed Award, Pittsburgh Kruzhok

Fellowships and Grants

2011
Creative Capital Flight School Fellowship, Pittsburgh

2010
Mellon Foundation Grant, 2007-2010

2006
Fulbright Scholar, 2005-2006

2004
CalArts Institute Fellowship, 2002-2004

Press

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