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Joshua Selman

About this Artist

Joshua Selman is an artist, composer and graduate of Yale University with a Master of Music Composition whose intermedia practice combines public space intervention, large-scale installation, cultural-strategy, and critical journalism. His sound work is included on Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne, Germany. He’s also known for performance works and objects with unique virality. Some were included in a Whitney Museum Ray Johnson retrospec- tive. Other collaborations are with Fluxus founders Alison Knowles and late interme- dia theorist Dick Higgins. He first exhibited as an intermedia artist at the SOHO NY Fluxus venue, Emily Harvey Gallery. His participation in several artist organized biennials known as Construction in Process led to a post as Executive Director of the International Artists Museum, New York Center. He’s also documented as a commercial innovator in social networks, by Wired Online in 2004, and referenced in

a Facebook patent. In 2003, he launched the online space Artist Organized Art. In 2007, as President, he established Artist Organized Art, a new media-based arts organization, as a tax-exempt 501(c)3. In late 2008, he guided Artist Organized Art to acquire New Observations LTD, publisher of New Observations magazine, with a mandate to relaunch the seminal arts publication. He has gained long term support for the organization from Google Inc. His networked activities now include thou- sands of artists in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and beyond. Residencies include South Korea, Germany, Australia, Canada, the USA, and China. His works in Performa, on the High Line, other appearances and interviews, are documented in print, on  the web, and on television.