Emily Roysdon | the artist
The artist Emily Roysdon
Born 1977, Easton, Maryland,, USA.
Lives and works in New York, USA and Stockholm, Sweden, .
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Emily Roysdon (1977) is a New York and Stockholm based interdisciplinary artist and writer. Her work is invested in language, memory, collectivity and the processes of history and she uses video, photography, text, and performance to that aim. She is editor and co-founder of the queer feminist journal and artist collective, LTTR. Roysdon's work has been shown at Participant, Inc. (NY); Generali Foundation (Vienna); New Museum (NY); Power Plant (Toronto); and Studio Voltaire (London). Her videos have been screened at Whitechapel Gallery (London); Arsenal: Institut fur Film and Videokunst (Berlin); The Kitchen (NY); and at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Her writings have been published in numerous books and magazines, including Cabinet Magazine, the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, and Women & Performance: a Journal of Feminist Theory. Roysdon completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in 2001 and an Interdisciplinary MFA at UCLA in 2006. For six months in 2008 she was a resident at the International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS). She is a recipient of a 2008 Art Matters grant and the 2009 Franklin Furnace grant and she is a contributing member and sometimes performer with the band MEN…
On an opposite wall are color images of rows of chairs set in another unmarked urban space. The chairs act as placeholders for an audience, while screenprinted figures create a visual score for a future dance performance. In Impossible Always Arrives (Im Sorry 1) the figures, arranged within and around the space of the chairs, challenge the traditional divide between the audience and the action on stage…