Futurocity: Drawing in the Cities of Tomorrow

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Dr. L.D.  Joynes

Dr. Les Joynes is 2008-2010 Visiting Scholar in the School of the Arts and 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University. He possesses a PhD in Fine Art from Leeds Metropolitan University (2012). MA Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London and MA Sculpture from Musashino Art University, Tokyo where he was Japanese Ministry of Culture and Education Scholar.

Dr. Joynes has exhibited his work at the Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Norimatsu Museum (Matsuyama Japan), Treignac Projet, (France) and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, (Sydney). He will exhibit at the Zanabazar Museum of Art in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia in collaboration with the Mongolia Ministry of Culture.  and has co-directed workshops in performative drawing at the Hemispheric Institute (New York University) which took place at the University of Sao Paulo in 2013.

Joynes is Associate Professor of Art at Renmin University of China for their International Summer Program and has been visiting artist lecturer at University of California, Santa Barbara; Otis College of Art, Los Angeles; Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK;  Nanyang Academy of Art, National University of Singapore, and Lasalle School of Art, Singapore.

He is founder of FormLAB ® which is a multi-museum project that transforms the museum into a archeological and anthropological laboratory. He is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Society of Great Britain.

 

Education

2012

Visiting Scholar, Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York

2012

PhD, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK

Visiting Scholar, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York

2001

MFA, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japanese Ministry of Culture and Education Scholarship 1997-2001

1997

M.A. Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London

1996

B.A. (Honours) in Fine Art in Sculpture, Central Saint Martins College of Art, London

1995

Erasmus scholar in sculpture, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris – studio Jean Cardot

1988

B.A. cum laude in History and M.Sc. Boston Univeristy

 

Grants, Fellowships, Residencies and Awards

2012

Seoul Art Space, Seoul, Korea

2010

Treignac Projet, France

2009

Artist Fellow, Bauhaus Kolleg, Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau, Germany, CIAM Urbanism: Cities of Tomorrow program.

2008

NDK Fellow, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalsasen, Norway Norden and Cultural Ministry of Norway

2007

Toosneger Foundation, Dordrecht, Netherlands – residency and workshop at Pictura

2006

Nagasawa Artist Park, Artist fellowship, Awajishima, Japan

2001

Jury selection, Musashino Art University, Tokyo

1997

Monbusho/Japanese Ministry of Education and Culture Scholarship, Japan 1997-2001

1996

Honours in Fine Art, Department of Sculpture, Central Saint Martins College of Art, London

1995

King Sturge Prize in Sculpture, London

Erasmus scholarship, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris

1994

Inner Spaces, Artist Residency in Poland.

1993

Commendation, Central St. Martins College of Art, London

 

Selected Exhibitions

2013

FormLAB – Mongolia

Ministry of Culture, Mongolia

 

2012

FormLAB – Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ministry of Culture, Brazil

Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2012

The Psychedelic Nomad, and the Apocalypse Tokyo, Curated by Roger McDonald

2011

International Centre for Research and Observation, Pavia, Italy

2010

Painting Zombies, University of Minnesota, Katherine Nash Gallery, Curated by Clarence Morgan

2009

Form Laboratory, Chashama, New York

Dies Seits der Alpen: Hunger/ Jenseits der Alpen: Durst, Pankow, Berlin, Curated by Klaus Winichner

Trace, Queenstown, Singapore – living sculpture performance

2008

Agency of Method, Trace (performance), Hansaviertel, Berlin, Nov.

Parallel Universes, Amotgard, Bygstad, Norway, (solo)

Michael Steinberg Fine Art, “Middleworlds” New York, (solo)

2007

The Guy Debord Show, New General Calendar Gallery, New York, Curated by Dan Levenson

Peer Gallery, New York “Locations of Elsewhere”, New York,

Sandra Bürgel Gallery, Berlin, Unsere Affekte fliegen aus dem Bereich der Menschlichen Wirklichkeit heraus. Curated by Klaus Winichner

2006

South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, Curated by Kavin Buck

Romo Gallery, Atlanta

CBGB Gallery, New York

2005

CTS Gallery, Photo NY, New York

111 Front Street, Brooklyn “Dark Nature” Curated by Leah Oates

“Natural Displacement” at Mizuma Gallery for Art Fair Tokyo

Romo Gallery, Atlanta “Working Artists in Brooklyn”

Space Gallery, London “Les Joynes: Strange Birds and Other Curious Manifestations”

Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo

2004

Triangle/Space, London “Reality Asylum”

2003

Bergstübl Projekte Mitte, Berlin “Bang-Bang Berlin”

Gallery Pugh-Pugh, Berlin

“Albert Schweitzer spielt Johann Sebastian Bach”, Berlin. Curated by Klaus Winichner

Mars Gallery, Tokyo

2002

Tactical Museum Tokyo “The Moving Exhibition” Curated by Roger McDonald

Tactical Museum/ Maejima Art Center, Okinawa, Curated by Roger McDonald

Scope-Art Fair/ Mizuma Gallery, New York “Nebraska”

2001

Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo. Curated by Roger McDonald

The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Curated by Emil Goh

Gallery 4a, Sydney.Curated by Emil Goh

The Art Center, Art & Culture Foundation, Seoul, “Bible of Networking-Seoul”

2000

Nylon, London “The Raft,” Curated by Klega.

Asahi Gallery, Tokyo “Asahi Contemporary Art 2000”

YongDu International Art Festival, Pusan, Korea

1999

Japan Foundation, Bangkok “Bangkok Experimental Film and Video”

Tatsumi Orimoto Space Kawasaki “The Tatami Exhibition”

P-House Gallery, Tokyo “Networking/ British Council UK ’98 -Tokyo”

1998

Casa Gallery, Tokyo “Contemporary Ranting” (solo)

1997

Norimatsu Museum/ Gallery Espace 21, Matsuyama, Japan “All Mod Cons” (solo)

Milch Gallery, London “The Toolroom Salon”

1995

Barbican Concourse Gallery, London

 

Selected Publications

2009

Soanyway, UK – The trace project in Singapore

2008

NDK artists interview series: Launched Artist Talk, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter, Cultural Ministry of Norway Fund and Norden Fund

2000

Flash Art,  “Japanese contemporary art: Yuichi Higashionna”

1999

Art in America,  Critical review of work  of Yoshitomo Nara, at Ginza Art Space

1997

Springerin, Vienna – Review of work of David Thorpe and Brian Cyril Griffiths

 

Other Professional Experience

2009

Artist Moderator, Cue Art Foundation, New York. April

Visiting Artist Lecture and MFA Semester critique, University of California Santa Barbara

Artist Mentor, College Arts Association Conference 2009, Los Angeles

Project Leader, Trace, Berlin and Singapore, Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau, Germany, Cities of Tomorrow at Bauhaus Kolleg: A creative interpretation of modernist structure, Singapore – as part of project with Bauhaus Foundation started intramural creative project between two Universities: in Singapore in departments of dance and photography

Visiting Artist Lecture, Nanyang Academy of Fine Art (National University of Singapore). Lecture to BFA students

Visiting Artist Lecture. La Salle College of Art, Singapore. Lecture to BFA students in Photography Department

2008

Artist Selection Committee, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalsåsen, Norway

2007

Visiting Artist Lecture, Pictura Foundation, Dordrecht, Netherlands

2007-08

Researcher and Visitor Services Associate, Smithsonian Institution and Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum

2000

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, Lecture on contemporary art in Japan to BFA and MFA students

1999-2001

BFA and MFA Critiques, Department of Sculpture, Musashino Art University, Tokyo


Selected Bibliography

2009

Soanyway, UK, April

Ewald, Gritta, Dagbeeld, Rotterdam

2008

Sele, Katrine, Interview: Parallel Universes, Amotgard,  Bygstad, Forde, Norway

Gunnarsdottir, Elisabeth , Interview with Les Joynes at Nordisk Kunstnarsenter, Norway

Fujimori, Manami, Featured artists: New York, Boon, Tokyo

Featured Artist, Culture Pundits, New York

2007

Gossart, Severine, Columbia University Oral History Archives, interview, November 2007, New York

Pictura Annual, 2007, Dordrecht, Netherlands

2005

Felicia Feaster “Something Weird Grows in Brooklyn” Creative Loafing, July 2005

Laurence Asseraf, “Appropriated Urban Viewpoints,

Recycled city scenes” New York Arts Magazine, April

“Urban Decay – Artistic Response to an Urban Environment” Absolute Arts, Mar

2004

“Les Joynes” Commons & Sense, Tokyo, October

2002

Kujima, Yayoi “Arts Paradise,” Ryoko Tsushin Magazine, January

Savannah, Gae “Scope Art” Sculpture Magazine, December

2001

Tokyo Walker, Dec 2001

McGee, John “Table Manners”, Metropolis, Tokyo Dec 21, 2001

“Table Manners” Japan Design 2001

Play Graph “Les Joynes” Tokyo,

2000

Charlesworth, J.J. “The Raft”, Art Monthly, London

1999

Bangkok Television (1999) “Bangkok Experimental Film Festival”

1998

Mainichi Shimbun, Tokyo “Iru/kiru”

1997

NHK Television – 1997, Japan “New Contemporary Art”

Matsuyama Magazine, “New Body: Les Joynes”

Ehime Shimbun “Les Joynes: All Mod Cons”

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