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ALEX YOUNG 

 

lives/works  PITTSBURGH, USA
 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016   Kingdom Paradise: Christian Gottlieb Priber und die Sozialutopien der Gegenwart, Städtische Museen Zittau, Zittau, Germany  (curator: Frank Motz)
2015   Human Interest, Spanien 19C, Aarhus, Denmark (SOLO)
2015   Kingdom Paradise: Christian Gottlieb Priber und die Sozialutopien der Gegenwart, ACC Galerie, Weimar, Germany (curator: Frank Motz)
2015   San Diego Keeps Her Promise: Balboa Park at 100, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2015   MAS Attack 8, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2014   SerfNet, Alkovi Galleria, Helsinki, Finland (SOLO: Collaboration with Angela Washko)
2014   URB 14, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland 
2014   Helsinki Falling Apart, Liisankatu 19 (in collaboration with AV-arkki), Helsinki, Finland
2014   GORE!, Gallery Sensei, New York, NY (curator: Claire Mirocha)
2014   Flux Factory Benefit Auction, Art in General, New York, NY
2013   EARTH MAN EARTH, Flux Factory, New York, NY (SOLO)
2013   Hard Watching, Glasshouse Project, Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, New York,  NY (curator: Angela Washko)
2013   A Haven, ACNY Exhibition Space, New York, NY
2012   Sine Die, Incident Report Viewing Station, Hudson, NY (SOLO)
2012   Conflux Festival, New York University, New York, NY (curator: Angela Washko)
2012   The Infamous and Only Somewhat Ambassadorial Outpost of the Semi-Legitimate Nation of Flux, Spanien 19C, Aarhus, Denmark 
            (COLLABORATIVE, Flux Factory)
2012   Godsbanen Åbner, Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark (COLLABORATIVE, Flux Factory)
2012   Flux Factory Benefit Auction, Art in General, New York, NY
2012   Selected Works from the Gerald Mead Collection, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY
2012   MARK 11 Showcase, BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY
2012   Agape Enterprise Benefit Auction, Agape Enterprise, New York, NY
2011   Worldshaving, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY (SOLO)
2011   Space Was the Place, Gallery 51, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA
2011   Dwell, Contemporary Artist's Center, Troy, NY (curators: Michael Oatman and Leah Rico)
2011   Possibilities No Longer Interest Me, Marina 59, New York, NY (SOLO)
2011   stillspotting nyc, Guggenheim Museum. New York, NY (COLLABORATIVE, Improv Everywhere)
2011   Flux Factory Benefit Auction, Center 548, New York, NY
2011   Chain Letter, Samsøn. Boston, MA
2011   Recent Work, Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art, Kingston, NY
2010   Beyond/ In Western New York Biennial: Alternating Currents, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (CITY-WIDE PROJECT)
2010   Precious Cargo, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (curator: Paul Lloyd Sargent)
2010   The Gloaming, Collar Works, Troy, NY (curator: Sanford Mirling)
2010   The Wassaic Project, Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY
2010   Central City Artist Project Auction, NURTUREart, New York, NY
2010   Reunion, Contemporary Artist's Center, Troy, NY
2010   Haitian Relief Benefit Auction, Youth Group Gallery, New York, NY
2009   Home, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA (juror: Nick Capasso/ DeCordova Museum)
2008   Comfort, Burn, Artspace Buffalo/ Big Orbit Gallery/ Temporary Institute, Buffalo, NY
2008   Unpacking Artspace, Artspace Buffalo Galleries, Buffalo, NY
2008   17th Members’ Exhibition, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY – Best In Show (juror: John Massier/ Hallwalls)
2007   A View of the Same, Improved, Temporary Institute, Buffalo, NY (SOLO)
2006   Showpocalypse, The University Gallery, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2005   Made in NA, MA, Contemporary Artist’s Center, North Adams, MA
2005   Abyss Malfunction, Temporary Institute @ EFA Studio Bldg., New York, NY (SOLO)
2005   Potential Integrity, Lacoste School of Art, Lacoste, France
2004   Dissolve, Aquaspace, Savannah, GA (curator: Avantika Bawa)
2004   Natural Selection(s), Alexander Hall, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2004   Remote Control, Montgomery Hall, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2004   The Clipboard Show, West Park Avenue Gallery, Savannah, GA (curator: Aaron Gerth)
2004   Play, Starland Dairy, Savannah, GA (curator: Joel Varland)
2004   Feedbag, 404 Gallery, Savannah, GA (curator: Michelle Barczak)

 

SELECTED CURATORIAL

2015   Universal Dissolvent: Fragments from the Southern California Megalopolis, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2013   Long Live (Flux Thursday), Flux Factory, New York, NY
2013   A Haven, ACNY Exhibition Space, New York, NY
2011   The Field of Distribution, Making, Meaning, and Context: A Radical Reconsideration of Art's Work.  Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
2011   Space Was the Place, Gallery 51, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA 
2008   Comfort, Burn, Artspace Buffalo/ Big Orbit Gallery/ Temporary Institute, Buffalo, NY 

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2015   Artist in Residence, Aarhus Billedkunstcenter.  Aarhus, DK
2015   Curator in Residence, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2014   Artist in Residence, Helsinki International Artist Program, Helsinki, Finland
2013   Artist in Residence, Flux Factory, New York, NY
2012   International Research Program, Statens Kunstråd: Danish Arts Council, Copenhagen, DK
2012   Danish International Visiting Artist Grant, Statens Kunstråd: Danish Arts Council, Aarhus, DK
2012   Artist in Residence, Flux Factory, New York, NY
2012   Artist in Residence, Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside. Troy, NY
2011   Artist in Residence, Flux Factory, New York, NY
2011   NYFA Mark '11, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2011   Artist in Residence, Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside. Troy, NY
2005   Artist in Residence, Contemporary Artists Center: North Adams, MA
2005   NYC Workspace. Savannah College of Art and Design. New York, NY
2005   Lacoste School of Art. Lacoste, France

 

PRESENTATIONS/ SCREENINGS/ VERBIAGE

2017   An Anarchitecture of the General Will.  Rust/ Resistance:  Works of Recovery, ASLE, Wayne State Univesity, Detroit, MI
2017   CULTS.  Six Degrees of San Diego podcast.  San Diego Art Institute.  San Diego, CA
2016   An Anarchitecture of the General Will.  UTOPIE LABOR.  Rathaus.  Zittau, Germany
2016   Open Critique.  Neu Kirche Contemporary Art.  Pittsburgh, PA
2015   Aarhus Billedkunstcenter.  Aarhus, Denmark
2015   San Diego Art Institute: The City Against Itself/ Idiot Sun. San Diego, CA
2014   FRAME Visual Art Finland: HIAP Peer-to-Peer: Tobias Revell, Angela Washko & Alex Young. Helsinki, Finland
2014   Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art: The City Against Itself. Helsinki, Finland
2014   Bard CCS: The Development - Incident Report Viewing Station/ Hudson Valley Directions audio guide app
2013   A-Cups: Episode #5 - Alex Young / Gene McHugh: Radiohive. New York, NY
2012   Aarhus University:  Flux Factory.  Aarhus, Denmark
2012   Spanien 19C:  Flux Thursday.  Aarhus, Denmark
2011   Panoply Lab: Conference of Work: Operations and Participations. New York, NY
2011   Goddard College: Making, Meaning, and Context: A Radical Reconsideration of Art's Work. Plainfield, VT
2011   Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center. Buffalo, NY
2011   Flux Factory: Expert Oddities. New York, NY  (curator: Angela Washko)
2010   University at Buffalo: Power Shift NY Regional Summit, Art and Activism Panel. Buffalo, NY
2010   51 3rd Compound: Expert Oddities. Troy, NY (curator: Angela Washko)
2008   Artspace Buffalo: Pecha Kucha vol. 6. Buffalo, NY
2004   University of North Florida: Southeastern College Art Conference, Jacksonville, FL

 

PUBLICATIONS/ CATALOGS

2017   Kingdom Paradise: Christian Gottlieb Priber und die Sozialutopien der Gegenwart, Stadtische Museen Zittau, Germany 
2015   Universal Dissolvent: Fragments from the Southern California Megalopolis, San Diego Art Institute
2014   URB '14, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
2014   Emergency INDEX 2013, Ugly Duckling Presse 
2013   A Haven, ACNY Exhibition Space
2012   The Infamous and Only Somewhat Ambassadorial Outpost of the Semi-Legitimate Nation of Flux, Spanien 19C
2011   Space Was The Place, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
2011   Alex Young: Worldshaving (featuring Chris Skinner), Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
2010   Beyond/In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, essays: Bruce W. Ferguson and John Massier
2010   Precious Cargo, University at Buffalo Art Gallery, essays: Paul Lloyd Sargent and Lindsay Caplan

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015   Kyle Chayka, The Internet as Theater, LEAP Magazine: International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, Issue #34, 2015
2015   Transient Gestures, Neural, Issue #50, Winter, 2015
2015   Line Lykkegaard Skou, Ud i Aarhus: Kunst i byens kroge, Politiken, June 26, 2015.
2015   Lavinia Meier-Ewert, Das ACC porträtiert Christian Gottlieb Priber, Thüringer Allgemeine, June 3, 2015.
2015   James Chute, Universal Dissolvent at SDAI, San Diego Union Tribune, February 28, 2015.
2013   Jillian Steinhauer, Why Did You Go to Art School?, hyperallergic, September 18, 2013.
2013   Hrag Vartanian, Images from the Final Week of the Brooklyn Int’l Performance Art Festival, hyperallergic, August 1, 2013.
2012   David LaGaccia, Past Actions, Past Gestures: Conflux 2012, hyperallergic, October 29, 2012.
2012   Matthias Hvass Borello, Kollektivisme – en anden vej til magten, kunsten.nu, August 25, 2012.
2012   Maja Sandberg, Netværk = overlevelse, kunsten.nu, March 24, 2012.
2011   Colin Dabkowski, Dream On, The Buffalo News, May 27, 2011.
2011   Colin Dabkowski, A Show to Ponder, The Buffalo News, May 13, 2011.
2011   Sarah Maslin Nir, Fixations in Abundance, The New York Times, Jan, 2011.
2010   Colin Dabkowski, The Utopian Banners of Alex Young, The Buffalo News, Nov, 2010.
2010   Jack Foran, Electricity and Alternating Currents, Artvoice v9 no 43 Oct, 2010.
2010   Colin Dabkowski, Beyond/ In reaches all corners of WNY, The Buffalo News, Sept, 2010.
2010   Jack Foran, Beyond/ In Western New York, Artvoice v9 no 38 Sept, 2010.
2010   Colin Dabkowski, Trash Talk, The Buffalo News, April, 2010.
2010   Jack Foran, Waterways, Artvoice v9 no12 March, 2010.
2008   Gerald Mead, Assembled Meanings, Artvoice v7 no30 July, 2008.
2008   Lucy Yau, In On the Joke, Artvoice. v7 no5 Jan, 2008.
2006   Kara Bennett, Showpocalypse, The Spectrum v55 no61 March, 2006.
2004   Margy Betz, Metaphysical Puzzle, The Chronicle v4 no52 Nov, 2004.
2004   Linda Sickler, On Their Own, Connect Savannah v3 no29 April, 2004.
2004   Hannah Pittard, Innovation Feeds Exhibition, The Chronicle v4 no20 April, 2004.
2004   Jessica Clary, Feed For Thought, The District. issue no. 169, April, 2004

 

EDUCATION

M.F.A.   2007  University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Visual Studies, Buffalo, NY
B.F.A.   2005  Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

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