Born 1984 in New York City
Lives and works in New York, NY and Durham, NY
julia@deaccession.org

Education
2010    Master of Library & Information Science, Pratt Institute
2007    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union School of Art

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2018    ARCA [Paquete Semanal_archive], Triple Canopy, NYC (collaboration with Nestor Siré)
2017    17.(SEPT) [By WeistSiréPC]™, Queens Museum, NYC (collaboration with Nestor Siré)
2016    Parbunkells, 83 Pitt Street, NYC
2014    Mice, Two Chairs, NYC (two person exhibition with Haim Steinbach)
2008    The Size of Thoughts, Kantor/Feuer Window, NYC

Public Artworks
2017    View-Through, Miami, FL. Produced by O, Miami and Exchange for Change
2015    Reach, Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY.  Produced by 14×48

Select Group Exhibitions
2019    The Shed, NYC
2018    Offline Browser, Hong-Gah Museum, Taiwan
2018    12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
2017    En Masse: Books Orchestrated, The Center for Book Arts, NYC
2016    Know Yourself, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO
2015    Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
2015    Art in the Age of…Planetary Computation, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015    Tongue Stones, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Within a Tournament of Value, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
2013    The Book Lovers, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC
2013    The Book Lovers, Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp, Belgium
2012    Young Curators, New Ideas IV, Meulensteen, NYC
2012    The Ends Of The Library, Goethe Institut, NYC
2012    Pretty Conceptual, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
2012    Harderer, Betterer, Fasterer, Strongerer, 159 Bleecker Street, NYC
2011    Against the Way Things Go, Gasser & Grunert, NYC
2010    Guilty Feet, 179 Canal, NYC
2009    Impermanent Collections, Art In General, NYC
2009    Evading Customs, Brown Gallery, London, England
2009    Apartment Show, Envoy Gallery, NYC
2009    Kick the Can’t, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY
2009    Women Get F***ed, Alagon Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008    Artist as Publisher, The Center For Book Arts, NYC
2008    My Own Private Island, Copenhagen Quadrennial, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008    Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2008    Salon Du Jour, Autoversion LTD Gallery, NYC
2008    If I Told You You Were Beautiful, Would You Date Me on the Regular?, Oliver Kamm Gallery, NYC
2007    Library, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006    7 Ply Culture: Create and Destroy, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Panels, Presentations & Performances
2018    Art Basel, Miami, FL
2018    Art for the Offline Internet, The New Museum, NYC
2015    Art in the Age of Social Media, Sotheby’s Institute, Los Angeles, CA
2011    Alternative Libraries Forum, Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ
2010    Radical Reference, Brecht Forum, NYC
2010    #class, Winkleman Gallery, NYC
2009    In Conclusion, Sara Meltzer Gallery, NYC
2009    Body Blend, Dixon Place, NYC
2009    The Classroom, New York Art Book Fair, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, NYC
2009    Lullabies [with Tyler Coburn], Thrust Projects, NYC

Writing
Permission to Participate, Frieze (September 2018)
!!!Seccion A R T E [No. 11+Rhizome], Rhizome (January 2018)
Coming to America, Rhizome (January 2018)
Packet Switching: Cuba’s Offline Internet, Art in America (September 2017)
WdW Review: Arts, Culture and Journalism in Revolt, Vol. 1. Rotterdam: Witte de With, 2017 [artist project]
Person of the Day and Tomorrow, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (March 2016)
After, About, With. New York: Arpia Books, 2015 [artist book]
Collecting Without Ebay, BOMB Magazine (August 2014)
Industry vs. Machine: Canonization, Localization and the Algorithm, Red Hook Journal, Bard CCS (Nov 2014)
The Bruce High Quality Foundation Foundation & Other Ideas. New York: I.C. Editions, 2008 [afterword]
Sexy Librarian: A Novel, Critical Edition. Baltimore: Slush Editions, 2008 [artist book]

Catalogs
Art In The Age Of…. Rotterdam: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, 2015 
Artist as Publisher. New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2008 
Artist Novels. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2015
En Masse: Books Orchestrated. New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2018 
Imagined Borders. Gwangju: Gwangju Biennale Foundation, 2018 
Indie Publishing. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009
Tongue Stones. New York: Pioneer Works, 2015 
Young Curators New Ideas. New York: Muelensteen, 2012 

Commissions, Grants and Residencies
2019    Open Call, The Shed
2018    Media Arts Assistance Fund Grant, New York State Council on the Arts/Wave Farm
2017    The Fountainhead, Miami, FL
2016    Jerome Foundation Fellowship, The Queens Museum, NY
2016    Net Based Prize Audience Award, Haus Der Elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
2015    OOH Media Plan Award, The Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Washington DC
2007    NYAEA Artist Welfare Fund Prize, New York Artists Equity Association, NYC

Select Bibliography
Hyperallergic (October 2017) — “Delivering the Internet, an Underground Network Keeps Cubans Connected”
Artforum (September 2017) — “500 Words: Julia Weist and Nestor Siré”
Art in America (September 2017) — “First Look: Julia Weist”
Mousse Magazine (June 2017) — “An Offline Internet that Fits in a Suitcase”
Vice (April 2017) — “Floridians Hack Google to Display Poetry by Inmates in Miami”
Hyperallergic (April 2017) — “Why Googling “Miami Inmates” in South Florida Leads to Their Poetry”
Esse (February 2017) — “Participatory Libraries and the Possibility of Making a Mess”
Document Journal (November 2016) — “El Paquete: an Underground Railroad for Art in Cuba”
Spirale (October 2016) — “Dérives Virales Sur le Web”
Frieze (July 2016) — “Data Roaming”
Artforum (April 2016) — “Julia Weist at 83 Pitt Street”
ArtReview (January/February 2016) — “Future Great: Julia Weist”
Adweek (August 2015) — “Today’s Secret to Viral Marketing? One Clever Real-World Idea”
The New Yorker (July 2015) — “A New Word on the Internet”
Rhizome (June 2015) — “Artist Profile: Julia Weist”
Popular Mechanics (June 2015) — “This Billboard Brought an Ancient Word to the Internet”
Gizmodo (June 2015) — “The Word the Internet Didn’t Know”
Modern Painters (May 2013) — “The Book Lovers”
Paris Review (July 2013) — “Sexy Librarians, Secret Service, and Tangents”
Journal of Documentation (2012) — “Alternative Libraries as Discursive Formations: Reclaiming the Voice of the Deaccessioned Book”
Library Journal (February 2009) — “A Compendium of Sexy Librarianness”
Readymade Magazine (June 2008) — “POD People: Sexy Librarian”
Triple Canopy (June 2008) — “The Unmaking of a Romance Novel”
Art Fag City (August 2007) — “Emerging Artist: Julia Weist”

Community
Board Member, The Shandaken Project
MFA Studio Advisor, Maine College of Art