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Julia Christensen

Emerging Fields, 2013



Julia Christensen is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores systems of consumerism, community, landscape and history. Her work has been exhibited broadly, including at the Walker Art Center, Carnegie Museum of Fine Arts, 21C Museum Hotel, and Eyebeam. She has received reviews in The New York Times, Washington Post, Bookforum and Dwell, among many other publications. Christensen is the author of Big Box Reuse, published by MIT Press (2008), and her writing has appeared in publications such as Cabinet, Print, and Slate. She has received residencies at the Wexner Film + Video Studio, MacDowell Colony, and the Experimental Television Center, and she won the 2015 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. Christensen is Associate Professor of Integrated Media in the Studio Art department at Oberlin College, where she has previously served on the faculties of TIMARA (Technology in Music and Related Arts) and Environmental Studies.

www.juliachristensen.com

Awards and Accomplishments

2015:

Christensen receives MacDowell Fellowship to work on her installation The Big Feed.

2015:

Christensen received the Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

2014:

Julia Christensen presents Burnouts at 21c Museum, Lousville

2014:

Christensen presents her work in Creative Capital's IdeaFest 2014 panel Art at the Edge

2013:

Christensen premieres the piece The Future is in the Lobby in Realization is Better than Anticipation at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland.

2013:

Christensen contributed the piece Fifteen Musical Projects: Another Exchange with Pauline Oliveros (After Baldessari) to a virtual exhibition, Enact: Art in the Mind, curated by Ann Torke and Nanette Yannuzzi 

 

2013:

Christensen exhibits in It's the Political Economy, Stupid, curated by Greg Sholette and Oliver Ressler, at the Pori Art Museum,  Finland, and the Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia

2013:

Christensen is a resident at the Wexner Center for the Arts in their Film/Video Studio