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JORDAN RATHUS IS A FILMMAKER, ARTIST, AND EDUCATOR BASED IN THE BRONX, NYC. 

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EDUCATION

 

MFA     Columbia University, Visual Arts: New Genres, New York, NY, 2012

BFA      New York University, Film and Television Production, New York, NY, 2005

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS, PERFORMANCES

 

2017        That’s Why I’m Here, curated by Meaghan Kent/Site95, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway  

2017        That’s Why I’m Here, Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                     

2014        FERNWEH (FARSICKNESS), Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                                           

2013        Based on, If Any, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY                                                                     

2012        REAL WORK/THE GAME SHOW, Curated by Risa Shoup, Recession Art, New York, NY

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS, PERFORMANCES

 

2014        Tiny Rothko in Outerspace on a Thursday, Curated by Summer Guthery, PSU, Portland, OR (with Julie Perini)

2014        Double Agency, Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, NY (with Nick Paparone)                      

2013        Double Agency, Adams and Ollman Gallery, Portland, OR (with Nick Paparone)                                                              

2012        Nature Deficit Disorder, CTSQ Gallery, Long Island City, NY (with Bill Santen)

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS, PERFORMANCES

 

2017        Moving Image New York, New York, NY

2017        Cosmic Joke, Curated by Jennifer Sullivan and Max Heiges, Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017        Nasty Women, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016        Pain Tero Flight, Curated by Theo Downes-Le Guin and Alicia Eler, Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR                                                    

2016        Integrated Self-Regulation Solutions, Curator, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016        Bros are from Mars, Hoes are from Ridgewood, Curated by Jennifer Sullivan and Max Heiges, The Funny Hole, Queens, NY

2015        Fluctuations, The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ                                                                                                 

2015        It Follows, Co-Curated with Jaime Schwartz, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY       

2014        In Response: Other Primary Structures, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

2014        Joke on a Joke, Curated by Ben Coonley, UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art, Brooklyn, NY                                                  

2014        Self(ie) Portraits, Curated by Alicia Eler, Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR 

2014        Whitney Houston Biennial, Curated by C. Finley, Brooklyn, NY                

2014        Paraprosdokians and Rubber Chickens: Humor in Art, Curated by Blake Shell, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, OR     

2014        The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY                                                                     

2014        Correspondence: Works and Writings Between New York City and Catskill, PS Hudson, Catskill, NY

2014        Shrink It, Pink It, Curated by Irena Jurek and Diana Buckley, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY 

2013        Of Other Spaces, Curated by Ceren Erdem, Jaime Schwartz, and Lisa Williams, CTSQ Gallery, Long Island City, NY 

2013        Ora Serrata: The Boundary Between the Retina and the Ciliary Body, Chashama, New York, NY               

2013        DUMBO Arts Festival Video Program, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                    

2013        Dead in August on the LILAC, Curated by Meaghan Kent/Site95, New York, NY                                                                                 

2013        Facts and Fictions, Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                       

2012        DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                                                   

2012        Still Figuring It Out: a Feminist Coming of Age, Recession Art, New York, NY                                                                     

2012        Columbia MFA Thesis Exhibition, Curated by Fionn Meade, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY                      

2012        Everything Is Index, Nothing Is History, Curated by Natalie Bell and Melanie Kress, Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2012        Outside Mediation, Green Hall Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT                                                           

2011        Summer, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY                                                                 

2011        A Failed Entertainment, Curated by Sam Ekwurtzel, Fine Arts Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA   

2011        A Failed Entertainment, Curated by Sam Ekwurtzel, Land of Tomorrow Gallery, Louisville KY        

2010        Hadal Aides, KHM Gallery, Art Institute of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden                                                

 

SELECT COLLABORATIONS

 

2017        Director: Mother, Amanda Palmer Music Video                                                   

2017        Associate Producer, The Man Behind the Curtain, Douglas Laux/BLACKFIN Feature-Length Documentary

2017        Production Manager: Redoubt, Matthew Barney Feature Film

2015        Editor/Sound Designer, Excuse Me!?! I’m Looking for the ‘Fountain of Youth’, Michael Smith Short Film

2010-13     Production Coordinator: River of Fundament, Matthew Barney Filmed Opera

2011        Production Manager: Monstrance, Matthew Ritchie Short Film

2011        Stage Manager/Performer: K.62, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster/Ari Benjamin Meyers

2011        Production Coordinator: I am not me, the horse is not mine, William Kentridge Performance                   

 

                                                                       

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

 

2015-16   Lecturer, Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2014-15   Visiting Assistant Professor, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2013-17   Adjunct Professor, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ                                                   

 

                                                                       

VISITING ARTIST/CRITIC, 2013-2017

 

Kunstskolen I Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway

SVA, MFA Fine Arts, New York, NY

Rutgers University, Seminar in Media, New Brunswick, NJ

Columbia University, Senior Thesis, New York, NY

Parsons The New School for Design, Time: Composition, New York, NY

The College of New Jersey, Senior Symposium, New York, NY

LaGuardia Community College, New Media Technology, New York, NY

 

                                                                       

AWARDS/ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2016        Catwalk Institute, Artist Residency, Catskill, NY                                   

2016        Rutgers University, Professional Development Award, New Brunswick, NJ

2012        Ox-Bow, Summer MFA Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2012        Columbia University, Travel Grant, New York, NY

2012        Columbia University, MFA Artist Residency led by Matthew Ritchie, Las Vegas, NV

2012        Anderson Ranch, Brooks Fellowship Award, Snowmass Village, CO

2002        New York University, Tony Hawkins Award for Excellence, New York, NY

 

                                                                       

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PANELS

 

Writer,“Irena Jurek: Teddies, Trench Coats, & Tiaras,” Arcade Project, August 2016

Filmed Interview, “Pinup! The Movie,” Documentary Film, TaylorCat Productions, 2015

Review, “CRITIC’S PICKS: 2014 Top 10 Lists,” Richard Speer, Art Ltd., January 2015

Review, “Film Maven: The Work of Jordan Rathus,” Irena Jurek, NY Arts Mag, April 2014

Review, “Self(ie) Portraits,” Richard Speer, Visual Art Source, February 2014

Writer, “Journal Volume 02 Issue 05,” Site 95, July 2013

Panelist, “Double Agency,” Clinton Street Theater, November 2013 (Dr. Mark Berrettini and Nick Paparone)

Review, “Everything is Index, Nothing is History,” Alex Jovanovich, Art Papers, Sept 2013

Review, “MFA Thesis Shows: Columbia & Parsons,” Charlie Schultz, Artslant, June 2012

Artist, “THE ANYWHERE (I’M FEELING AN EMOTION; FILM ME),” In and Out of the White Cube, Interventions Journal, May 2012

Review, “MFA Thesis Shows: Columbia & Parsons,” Charlie Schultz, Artslant, June 2012

Interview, “5 Quick Questions for Video Artist Jordan Rathus,” Risa Shoup, Recession Art, March 2012

Interview, “Artist Interview: Jordan Rathus of Everything is Index, Nothing is History,” Ivy Challis, Recession Art, June 2012

Editor, “The Book That Makes Itself,” Robin Cameron, 2011

Filmed Interview, “Gender Gap,” MTV News & Docs Special, 2002