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EDUCATION

Wesley Chenault

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Doctor of Philosophy, American Studies
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, Master of Arts, Women’s Studies
Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (cum laude)

Andy Ditzler

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Doctoral Student
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Bachelor of Music Performance, Percussion

Joey Orr

Emory University, Atlanta GA, Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Master of Arts, Visual + Critical Studies
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing

EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIONS

  • Take Me with You, part of Hearsay, a series of solo projects, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, July 26-October 24, 2014
  • Untitled (books), installation, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC, June 2013
  • The Campaign for Atlanta: an essay on queer migration, performative essay, Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, Atlanta, GA, May 17-18, 2013
  • Memory Flash (documentation), 705 Space, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 2013
  • Policing Ourselves, performance and reading, Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, Atlanta, GA, February 23, 2011
  • Discursive Documents: Performing the Catalogue, exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, October 2, 2010-January 8, 2011
  • “Remember Me, Forget Me,” The JOSH (Journal of Sexual Homos), Arts & Sciences PROJECTS, NY, Issue 3, Fall 2010, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • MondoPotato, installation, part of the City Stories group exhibition for the MondoHomo festival, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA, May 27-June 26 2010
  • Memory Flash, a series of site-specific temporary installations and performances,  Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2010
  • Andy Warhol: Lonesome Cowboys in Atlanta, Eyedrum Gallery and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 2010
  • Breakfast for Bill, gallery happening, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA, March 2010

EDITORIAL WORK AND PUBLICATIONS

  • “The Campaign for Atlanta: An Act of Research,” QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking, Michigan State University Press, June 2014
  • “Feeling the Archives,” Emotion, Space & Society, Journal of the Society for Study of Emotion, Affect, and Space, August 2012
  • The JOSH, guest editor, “Remember Me, Forget Me,” Arts & Sciences PROJECTS, New York, NY, 2010
  • Discursive Memorials,” Southern Spaces, southernspaces.org, February 26, 2010

PANELS, PRESENTATIONS, AND PUBLIC SPEAKING                           

2012

  • Panelists, “Collaborative Practice and the Future of Memory,” Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelists, “Archive Action,” Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelists, “Collaborative Practice and the Future of Memory,” National Queer Arts Festival, GLBT History Museum, San Francisco, CA   

2011

  • Guest Lecturer and Workshop Instructor, “Activating the Archives,” John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Collaborator, “Midnight Bill,” WABE broadcast with Radio Data Systems technology, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelist, “Practices of Public Scholarship: What Public? Whose Scholarship?” Southern American Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelist, “New Scholarship in LGBTQ Studies,” symposium, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta, GA

2010

  • Lecturer, “The Place of Archives in Theory and Practice,” Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelist, “Practices of Public Scholarship, Part II: What Public? Whose Scholarship?” ILA Colloquia, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Panelist, Plenary Session, “Reclaiming Our Stories: A Conversation Among Organizers of LGBT Community-Based Oral History Projects,” Oral History Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Interview, “The Changing Face of Atlanta: Atlanta’s Gay Past,” and “The Changing Face of Atlanta: Disappearing Gay Spaces,” WABE (90.1), June 28, 2010
  • Presenter, “Documenting Queer Domesticity in Atlanta: From Attics and Closets to Archives,” Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, Berkeley, CA
  • Panel Moderator, “Art in Research/Research in Art,” Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
  • Lecturer, “The Pink Finger: Queer Publics + Two Instances of Public Art,” Queer Visibility Graduate Conference, Emory University Studies in Sexualities Program, Atlanta, GA
  • Lecturer/Performer, “Memory, Sound, Performance,” Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

FUNDING AND AWARDS

  • NEA Southern Constellations Fellowship, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
  • Allan Bérubé Prize, Honorable Mention, Committee on LGBT History, American Historical Association
  • Artadia Award 2011 Atlanta, New York, NY, 2011
  • Flux Projects, project funding, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • Lloyd E. Russell Foundation, public art project support, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • LUBO Fund, public art project support, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • Emory College Center for Creativity and Arts, project grant, Atlanta, GA, 2010

REVIEWS AND PRESS