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Adelle Outerridge

Alicia Bailey

Amanda Watson-Will

Amelia Bird

Andrea Crane

Christopher Janke

Claire Jeanine Satin

Denise Bookwalter

Douglas Buebe

Emily Artinian

Holly Hanessian

Irene Chan

Jan Owen

Macy Chadwick

Mira Coviensky

Mirabelle Jones

Pamela Zwehl-Burke

RD Burton

Robbin Ami Silverberg

Terri Tibbatts

Thomas Parker Williams

Tonia Bonnell

Wim de Vos


Emily Artinian

Chicago, Illinois and Wilmington, Delaware

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inkjet print on transparencies bound with brushed nickel posts

4½ x 2½ x ¾

open edition

© 2000


These works from the early 2000’s highlight concerns the artist was working with at that time: around perception and interpretation, of deciphering and the process of understanding.


Darkroom is a flipbook animating a dialating pupil.


lucite box, inkjet print on transparency

3¼ x 1½ x 1½; text squares approximately 1/8 square

© 2000

$100 + 500 word letter to the artist

explaining the buyer’s interest in the work

A very personal journal is exposed for public reading – but only if the viewer/reader is interested enough to do some detective work and piece together the fragmented, lightly printed text. The content is suggestive yet inaccessible, questioning societal emphasis on self-exposure and the confessional.


Emily Artinian studied Russian Literature at Columbia and Yale, then artists books at Camberwell in the UK after a letterpress apprenticeship with Peter Kruty Editions in NYC. She lives and works in London, Chicago, and in Wilmington, Delaware, and runs Street Road, an exhibition space in a real estate office in rural Pennsylvania ( In 2004 Artinian was artist in residence at the Armenian Center for Contemporary and Experimental Art in Yerevan, and worked with the writers’ group Bnagir. In 2009, her work Dead Dad was included in the Venice Biennale. Recent work has included the project, about Occupy Wall Street. Other current focal points are: real estate as art, detritus, ownership, money, and messing with distinctions between artist, subject, audience, and convener as much as possible.