Joni Murphy was born in Canutillo, TX and lives and works in New York, NY

 

Education

2015

Writing Fellow, The Writer’s Institute City University of New York, New York City

2012

M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2007

M.A. Communications Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

2002

Documentary Radio Production, Salt Institute of Documentary Studies, Portland

B.A. English and Creative Writing Concordia University, Montréal

Awards & Residencies

2015

Artist Expedition, Sound Development City, Belgrade and Athens

2014

ACRE Artist Residency, Stuben

Rhythm Party Invited Participant, Princeton University, Princeton

2009

Trustee scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2006

School of Graduate Studies merit scholarship, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

Babel, Babble, Rabble, The Banff Centre, Banff

2004

School of Communications entrance scholarship, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby  

Publications

2016

Double Teenage, BookThug, Toronto

2015

‘Trompe L’Oreal’ and ‘For Abbas’ Canadian Xtasy: A Hospitality Reader, Princeton

‘Mime Other’ The Capilano Review, North Vancouver

2013

‘Forget the Dog, Beware the Owner’ Fire/Fire, Malespina Print Studio, Vancouver

2012

‘Abbas Akhavan: Up, Down and In-between’ Canadian Art, Toronto

2011

‘Origami Gallery’ A Week in the Woods, Conundrum Press, Montréal

2010

‘A Standing Wave’ The Coming Envelope 2, BookThug, Toronto

2009

Better Homes and Gardens VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver

2008

‘Althea Thaulberger’s Carrall Street’, Fillip Magazine 9, Vancouver

‘Swarm Intelligence’, Color Magazine, Vancouver

2007

‘The Event is Not Necessary’, Color Magazine, Vancouver

2006

‘A Victorian Fetish’, Doppelgänger, Vancouver

2005

Ephemera from the Primordial Future, The Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver

Contributing Arts Writer, Terminal City, Vancouver

Performance & Readings

2016

New York Flower Festival, New York

Pages UnBound, Toronto

The Long Winter, Toronto

Drawn and Quarterly, Montréal

Magenta Plains, New York

MOUNTAIN Gallery, Brooklyn

No Reading After the Internet, Toronto

Resonance Reading Series, Montréal

Sector 2337, Chicago

Joni & Joshua & Kathleen & Kurt ACRE Projects, Chicago

2015

Not Drowning, Fragments, in-betweens, and some conclusions, Athens

The Passageway, Green Park, Athens

2012

The Passageway, Impact Performance Festival, Chicago

2011

Victory Over the Sun, Extra Extra Gallery, Philadelphia

Victory Over the Sun, Horses Part, Links Hall, Chicago

Victory Over the Sun Smoke Part, La Fonderie Darling, Montréal

A Standing Wave, Handmade Library Series Archer Ballroom, Chicago

2010

The Open Secret, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

Audio

2009

‘Guest Host Ghost’, Broadcast on Resonance FM, London

2008

‘Knock on Woods’, Dwelling for Intervals by Yvette Poorter, Rotterdam

2007

Similarities End, Broadcast on Resonance FM, London

Creative Associate, Antenna Audio, New York

2003

Production Intern Sound Portraits, New York

Curation

2011

Our Featured Speaker, The Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago

2010

The Open Secret, The Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago

The Author is Not Present, Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago

2008—2009

Curatorial Assistant VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver

2008

Neighbours: Marina Roy / Abbas Akhavan, Co-curated with Kika Thorne, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver

Teaching & Professional Engagement

2015

Instructor, Abrons Arts Center, New York

2014—2015

Board Member, Wendy’s Subway, Brooklyn

2013—2015

Summer Instructor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

2012—2015

Instructor, English and Art, New Jersey City University, Jersey City

2012— 2013

Instructor, Humanistic Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

2010

Instructor, First Year Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2009—2011

Writing Tutor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2009—2010

Poet-in-Residence, Hands on Stanzas, The Poetry Center, Chicago

2009

Curriculum Development Assistant to Holly Ward, University of Guelph, Guelph

2007

Research Intern, Montevideo Media Arts Centre, Amsterdam

2004—2005

Teaching Assistant, School of Communications, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Bibliography

2016

‘16 Books to Help You Unwind During the Holidays’ The Fader, December 26

Rosie Prata, ‘Art in 2016: No Place Like Home’ Canadian Art, December 22

David Gutowski, ‘Favorite Novels of 2016’, Large Hearted Boy, December 12

Kerry Clare, ‘2016 Books of the Year’ Pickle Me This, December 11

‘The Globe 100 Best Books of the Year’ The Globe and Mail, November 22

Rosie Prata, ‘Double Teenage’ Canadian Art, Fall

Lesley LeRoux, ‘On Double Teenage’ Vagabond City, August 24

Paula Razuri, “A Spell to Survive Girlhood’ The Town Crier, July 8

Mairead Case, ‘An Interview with Joni Murphy’ Bookslut, May

Jade Colbert, ‘Review: Debut fiction from Lina Meruane, Joni Murphy, and Rita Indiana’ The Globe and Mail, May 27

‘Joni Murphy’s Double Teenage’, Buried in Print, June17

Kerry Clare, ‘Joni Murphy’ Pickle Me This, May 25

‘Character Study: Celine and Julie from Double Teenage’ All Lit Up, May 24

Shannon Tien, ‘No Country for Young Women’ Maisonneuve, Spring  

Tobias Carroll, ‘I Like the Triangulation of Various Wests’ Volume 1 Brooklyn, April 13

Chris Kraus, ‘Bookforum talks with Joni Murphy’ Bookforum, March 23

Adèle Barclay, ‘Joni Murphy’s Double Teenage’, The Rusty Toque, March 17

2015

Chris Kraus, ‘A Year in Reading’ The Millions, December 3