PLASMA presents EVERY OCEAN HUGHES - zoom presentation at 6:15pm in CFA 112



For remote access to the series, use Zoom Meeting ID: 933 1482 2173 with PASSWORD: PLASMA2023

The Department of Media Study's PLASMA (Performances, Lectures, And Screenings in Media Art)​ with UB Art Galleries presents a ZOOM presentation by EVERY OCEAN HUGHES THIS MONDAY FEBRUARY 27th at 6:15pm in the Center for the Arts Room 112. Sylvie Fortin, curator of "I don't know you like that: The Body Work of Hospitality" on display at UB Art Galleries through May 12, 2023, introduce Every on Zoom as well. 

Every Ocean Hughes, a.k.a. Emily Roysdon, is a transdisciplinary artist and writer. Every's recent projects take the form of performance, photographic installations, printmaking, text, video, and curating. EOH was editor and co-founder of the queer feminist journal and artist collective LTTR. Her many collaborations include music with The Knife, Colin Self, and JD Samson & MEN; costume design for choreographers Levi Gonzalez, Vanessa Anspaugh, Faye Driscoll, and the band Le Tigre.

EOH has had solo exhibitions with Studio Voltaire, London (2022); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2022); Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (2017); Secession, Vienna (2015); PARTICIPANT INC., New York (2015); Art in General, New York (2011); and the Berkeley Art Museum (2010). EOH has received commissions for new work from Tate Modern, London (2012, 2017), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2013-2014); Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (2013-2014); and the Kitchen, New York (2010).

Every's work has been featured in the 11th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea (2016); the Biennale of Sydney (2014); Future Generation Art Prize at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); Whitney Biennial 2010, New York; Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain (2010); Greater NY, MoMA/PS1 (2010); and The Generational, New Museum, New York (2009) and included in group exhibitions at the Hammer Museum and Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2021); Museo Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2017); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2016); the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Moderna Museet, Malmö (2014); Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2011); and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2010), amongst many others.

A fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University in 2019-2020, Every is the 2021-2023 Sachs Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. EOH's much-awaited solo exhibition Every Ocean Hughes: The Alive Side is on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, from January 14 to April 2, 2023.


As always, PLASMA lectures are free and open to the UB community and the public.​ Remarks addressed to students enrolled in the PLASMA course will take place beginning at 6pm EST -- the formal introduction will begin at 6:15pm EST.


PLASMA is sponsored by the University at Buffalo's Department of Media Study and funding is provided by the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The series is taught and organized by Dr. Paige Sarlin, Assistant Professor of Media Study, in collaboration with Sylvie Fortin, UB Art Gallery, Ekrem Serdar, and Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center.