Emily Roysdon

Emily Roysdon 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 in Performance: a Journal of Feminist Theory. Roysdon completed the Whitney Museum of Independent Study Program in 2001 and an Interdisciplinary MFA at UCLA in 2006. For six months in 2008 she was resident at the International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS). She is a recipient of a 2008 Art Matters grant and the 2009 Franlin Furnace grant and she is a contriubting member and sometimes performer with the band MEN.