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

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

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2017    17.(SEPT) [By Weist_Siré Records]™, Queens Museum, NYC (collaborative exhibition 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. In collaboration with O, Miami and Exchange for Change
2015    Reach, Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY.  Produced by 14×48

Select Group Exhibitions
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    Correspondance II, Publication Studio, Hudson, NY
2014    Within a Tournament of Value, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
2013    The Book Lovers, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC
2012    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    Giftland X, Printed Matter, 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
2006    Sexual Addition [screening], Anthology Film Archives, NYC

Awards/Residencies
The Fountainhead, Miami, FL
Jerome Foundation Fellowship, The Queens Museum, NY
Net Based Prize Audience Award, Haus Der Elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
OOH Media Plan Award, The Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Washington DC
NYAEA Artist Welfare Fund Prize, New York Artists Equity Association, NYC

Panels & Performances
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

Catalogs/Publications
Ayas, Defne. Art In The Age Of…. Rotterdam: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, 2015.
Halpern, Clara. Tongue Stones. New York: Pioneer Works, 2015.
Lopez-Chahoud, Omar. Artist as Publisher. New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2008.
Lupton, Ellen. Indie Publishing. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009.
Maroto, David, and Joanna Zielinska. Artist Novels. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2015.
Olu, Amani. Young Curators New Ideas. New York: Muelensteen, 2012.
Weist, Julia. After, About, With. New York: Arpia Books, 2015.
Weist, Julia. Sexy Librarian: A Novel, Critical Edition. Baltimore: Slush Editions, 2008.
Weist, Julia. “Index.” The Bruce High Quality Foundation Foundation & Other Ideas. New York: I.C. Editions, 2008.

Online Projects/Commissions
“Collecting Without Ebay,” BOMB Magazine, August 2014.
“Industry vs. Machine: Canonization, Localization and the Algorithm,” Red Hook Journal, March 2015.
“Person of the Day and Tomorrow,” Witte de With Review, April 2016.

Select Bibliography
Barliant, Claire, “The Art of Browsing,” The New Yorker, 5 March 2013.
Bock, Anja, “Participatory Libraries and the Possibility of Making a Mess,” Esse, February 2017.
Bernier, Christine, “Dérives Virales Sur le Web,” Spirale, October 2016.
Chamberlain, Colby, “Julia Weist at 83 Pitt Street,” Artforum, April 2016.
Gat, Orit, “Artist Profile: Julia Weist,” Rhizome, 17 June 2015.
Gat, Orit, “Data Roaming,” Frieze, 30 July 2016.
Gat, Orit, “Future Great: Julia Weist,” ArtReview, January/February 2016.
Johnson, Lauren, “Today’s Secret to Viral Marketing? One Clever Real-World Idea,” Adweek, 18 August 2015.
Johnson, Paddy, “Emerging Artist: Julia Weist,” Art Fag City, 28 August 2007.
Limer, Eric, “This Billboard Brought an Ancient Word to the Internet,” Popular Mechanics, 22 June 2015.
Lupton, Ellen, “POD People: Sexy Librarian,” Readymade Magazine, June 2008.
McCormack, Heather and Lauren Gilbert, “A Compendium of Sexy Librarianness,” Library Journal, 13 February 2009.
Moore, Alex, “Sexy Librarians, Secret Service, and Tangents,” Paris Review, 18 July 2013.
Morgan, Richard, “El Paquete: an Underground Railroad for Art in Cuba,” Document Journal, 28 November 2016.
Morais, Betsy, “A New Word on the Internet,” The New Yorker, 1 July 2015.
Radford, Gary P., “Alternative Libraries as Discursive Formations: Reclaiming the Voice of the Deaccessioned Book,” Journal of Documentation, Vol. 68 Issue: 2, 2012.
Shapiro, Gary, “For New-Look Librarians, Head to Brooklyn,” New York Sun, 5 July 2007.
Smith, Genevieve, “The Unmaking of a Romance Novel,” Triple Canopy, 2 June 2008.
Stone, Maddie, “The Word the Internet Didn’t Know,” Gizmodo, 21 June 2015.
Trudgeon, Sarah, “Why Googling “Miami Inmates” in South Florida Leads to Their Poetry,” Hyperallergic, 12 April 2017.
Uszerowicz, Monica, “Floridians Hack Google to Display Poetry by Inmates in Miami,” Vice, 16 April 2017.
Vogel, Wendy, “The Book Lovers,” Modern Painters, May 2013.

Community
Board Member, The Shandaken Project, 2012-