Serpent Rain, 2016

Planetary Erotics, 2016

Horizon Crash, 2016


Multicultural Dread, 2015

Borrowed Scenarios, 2015

Sunshinism, 2015

Heart of Brightness, 2015

Caesium Forest, 2015


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Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

Serpent Rain
(with Desire Machine Collective) - Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Serpent Rain - Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas, USA
Planetary Erotics (with Louis Henderson) - Mansion, Beiut, Lebanon

Planetary Erotics –
Utopiana, Geneva, Switzerland
The Horizon Crash
AUB, Beirut, Lebanon


OPEN: Multi-Cultural Dread
– NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore


Hot Forest – ITP Space, Jackson, USA
Sunshinism– State of the Art, Berlin, Germany


So this is Heimat – Curated by Katharina Weinstock, Seven Swans, Frankfurt, Germany
PS 1010: Bus Stop – Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, USA (with Concord)
Transpositions – Curated by Greg Shapely, Verge Gallery, Sydney University, Australia (with Concord)


Arjuna Neuman – Curated by Max Presneil, VideoRow – Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, USA
In Our Sights – Curated by Charlotte Cotton and Mark Allen, Machine Project, Los Angeles, USA
Breaking and Entering – Human Resources, Los Angeles (with Kestrel Burley), USA


My Marshall Islands – Thesis show, CalArts, Los Angeles, USA


Covering the Mirrors
- Don't Look Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions/Festivals/Performances

Artist Film International -
Project 88 Mumbai, India
Artist Film International - NKB, Berlin, Germany
Artist Film International - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Liquidity Act 4 - Bank Gallery, Shanghai, China

Tamawuj -
Sharjah Biennial - Curated by Christine Tohme, Sharjah UAE
Artist Film International -
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
Artist Film International - Museum of Art Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal
The Making of an Institution - Curated by Ute Meta Bauer, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore
Justice as Medium (Hearings Journal) - Contour Biennial curated by Natasha Ginwala, Michelen, Brussels
Never Let Me Go - Soy Capitan curated by Katharina Weinstock, Berlin, Germany
Rogue Planet (with Shahira Issa) - KEM, Warsaw, Poland
Liquidity Act 2 - Deptford Town Hall (Goldsmiths College), London, UK
Climate Fictions - Institute of Light curated by Otolith Group, London, UK

Bergen Assembly -
Curated by Stefano Harney (freethought), Bergen, Norway
Transart Triennial
- Curated by Rachel Dedman, Ufer Studios, Berlin, Germany
Caesium Forest -
Image/Movement, Berlin, Germany
Call the Moon a Moon - Topic, Geneva, Switzerland
The Feeling of Not Being At Home (withdrawn) - Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

SuperCommunity, e-flux
Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
Home Works Forum 7 -
Ashkal Alwan, Curated by Christine Tohme, Lebanon
Les Rencontres Internationales - Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Les Rencontres Internationales - Palais de Tokyo and Gaite Lyric, Paris, France
Sunshinism – RAT School of Art, Seoul, Korea
Video Kino – Mill City Museum, organized by Siska, Minneapolis USA
Centre for Contemporary Art, Curated by Vera Mey, Singapore

Exposure 6 -
Beirut Art Centre, Curated by Marie Murracciole, Beirut, Lebanon
Young Artist Moscow Biennale -
(with Dennis Rudolph), Moscow Museum, Russia
Les Rencontres Internationales
- Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany
The Museum of Immortality - Curated by Boris Groys and Anton Vidokle, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon
Video Kino - Organized by Siska, Plan-Bey, Beirut, Lebanon
Deep Roots - El Pueblo Historical Monument, Los Angeles, USA
Danube Video Art Festival - Stadtkino, Danube, Austria
VisualContainer - Curated by Roland Wegerer, www.visualcontainer.tv, online


Interim – Zico House, Beirut, Lebanon
Communal Table 2 – Concord, Los Angeles, California, USA
Communal Table – Real Time and Space, Oakland, California, USA
Out of the Window
– by Freewaves, Los Angeles Public Buses, California, USA

– Curated by Fabrizio Gallanti, Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montreal, Canada (with Ramak Fazel)
Ethnoscapes – Curated by Emillie Nilson, Chashama Gallery, New York, USA
The New Americana – Curated by Alexander Clark, New Capital Projects, Chicago, USA
Behind the Curtain – Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Do We Surf the Wake? Concord, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Intimacies, Curated by Alex Segade, Mike Kelley’s Studio, Los Angeles, CA
Economies of Resistance, Freespace Projects, Liverpool, UK
The Delta, Alexys Schwartz Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Tongue is Blind, Curated by Melodie Mouset, Curt Tunnel, Laussane, Switzerland
Reversevent, Curated by Thomas Macker, Project Space, Venice, CA, USA
More Often Than Always/ Less Often Than Never, Curated by Doug Jarvis, Richmond Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Little White Lies – Curated by Nick Smith, Stour Space, London, UK
Nomadic Conversations – MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, USA
We Won't Drink Iced Tea
- Gallery, Bitches! Los Angeles, USA
Not Super – CalArts Open Studios 2010, Los Angeles, USA


Bloodletting - Hearings Journal, Contour Biennial, April, 2017
Multicultural Dread - The Making of An Institution, NTU CCA, December, 2017

When a Form Goes Rogue
LEAP Magazine, October 2015
Heart Of Brightness
– e-flux.com/Venice Biennial, August 2015
The Erotics of Anxiety – VIA 4, VIA Press, Los Angeles, January 2015

Before Lotus – Flaunt Magazine
Dear Allan, Relief Press 2, London, 2014
HEM, History as Commodity, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, forthcoming
Road Felt with PS1010, self-published book, Los Angeles, 2014
A Village of Our Own – VIA, VIA Press, Los Angeles, 2014

Under the Seeds – Trade Show Sign, In the Pines Press, 2013
Falling in and Out of Love – 1, Concord Press, 2013

Oh my, thank god you’re here – New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, Vol.9, I

Selected Bibliography

Spooky Action at a Distance", Frieze Magazine, Julie Niemie, October 17, 2016
“Long Live Immortality” Rhizome.org, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, June 26, 2014
“Lost Property” Whitney Biennial, Semiotext, Chris Kraus, 2014
“The Precarity of the Poets Next Door”, KCET, Sue Bell Yank, November 22, 2013
“Word is a Virus”, Art: 21, by Carol Cheh, August 18th, 2013
“Catch the Bus”, Artfetch, June 6th, 2013
“40 Artist Aboard a Mobile Lab”, Good Magazine,  June 6th, 2013
“PS 1010 Collaborative Presence Without Agenda”, Mobilizing Ideas, June 3rd 2013
“Collaboration and Education”, Revising Lonliness, June 3rd, 2013
“Multiple Identities”, Canadian Architect, V. 58, No. 1, January 2013
“Harmony Between People”, Blogtalkradio.com, January 2013
“Guest Post: Breaking and Entering with Arjuna Neuman/Kestrel Burley”, AmyTofte.com, May 2012
“Review of Breaking and Entering”, LA Art Resources, June 1st, 2012
“5 Artsy Things to Do”, LA Weekly, By Catherine Wagely, May 2012
“Surf Rock”, LA Weekly, By Amanda Lewis, April 2012
“Economies of Resistance”, Objects of Dreams, August, 2011
“Intimacies”, Alex Segade, exhibition catalogue, July 2011
“Blind Tongue”, Melodie Mousset, exhibition catalogue, June 2011
“Visual Poetry”, Argot and Ochre, May 2011
“Reversevent”, The Photography Post, February 2011
“More often than always”, Doug Jarvis, exhibition catalogue, January 2011
“Richmond Review” BC Local News, Richmond Review, January 2011
“Covering the Mirrors”, Radio Two Sydney, May 2009

Curatorial and Collective

Hunter Time – ITP Space, Jackson, USA
Between Wolf and Dog – with Ben Tong and Alice Wang, Concord, Los Angeles
Concord (founder) – Community art space, experimental gallery and place to eat – Our mission is to organize culture by feeling. Notable events include Concord Press (2013) – ongoing publication, recently participated in the LA Art Book Fair; International Residency Program – with artists from UK, Germany, Australia and USA; Spaghetti Sessions – David Ross and Allan Sekula cook spaghetti and talk about early video art. (For complete list of over 70 events please see www.concordspace.com).

Teaching Appointments

2016: Visiting Lecturer - University of Southern California
2013: Visiting Artist Lecturer (video-art) – University of Konstanz
2012: Visiting Artist Lecturer (documentary practices) - Art Centre College of Design
2009 – 2011: Graduate Instructor in Photo and Media - California Institute of the Art


2018: University of British Columbia, Canada
2017: ZK/U, Berlin, Germany
2016: Utopiana, Geneva Switzerland
2016: American University Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
2015: Mansion, Lebanon
2015: CCA, Singapore – Curated by Uta Meta Bauer
2014: Home Works Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon
2013: Seven Swans, Frankfurt, Germany
2012: Curatorial Academy with Charlotte Cotton, Machine Project, Los Angeles


California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA: Master of Fine Art (2009-2011)
University of Arts London, Central Saint Martins College, London: Post Graduate-Certificate in Photography and Media (2007-2008)
University of California, Davis, Davis, CA: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Creative Writing Emphasis (2002-2006)