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Tyler Matthew Oyer
b. 1987, Pennsylvania

founder & editor, tirjournal.com

EDUCATION

2012       MFA / California Institute of the Arts
2009       BFA / The Pennsylvania State University

SELECT PERFORMANCES

2018       RELEASE DELUXE / Ingensteds / Oslo, Norway
2018       RELEASE DELUXE / The Getty Museum / Los Angeles, CA
2018       RELEASE DELUXE / Silencio / Paris, France
2018       Trollkrem Import / Munch Museum / Oslo, Norway
2018       RELEASE DELUXE / Spektrum / Berlin, Germany
2018       La Bola Negra / SURGE Festival / Madrid, Spain
2018       RELEASE DELUXE / ALT_CPH / Copenhagen, Denmark
2018       Calling All Divas / MIX NYC / Brooklyn, NY
2017       RELEASE DELUXE / Human Resources / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Mid City Angels / with Matt Savitsky / Shoot the Lobster / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Calling All Divas / Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival / Pittsburgh, PA
2017       RELEASE / Artopia curated by LA Weekly + dublab / Union Station / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Exploring the Nowannago / with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle & KREation / The Getty Museum / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Calling All Divas / Vermilion Sands / Copenhagen, Denmark
2016       Calling All Divas / In Real Life / Hammer Museum / Los Angeles, CA
2016       SOPPEN / Ekebergparken / Oslo Pilot / curated by Trollkrem / Oslo, Norway
2016       RELEASE / Rogaland Kunstenter / Stavanger, Norway
2016       Incarnata Social Club / curated by Kembra Pfahler / Holland Projects / Reno, NV
2016       TMO, Bebe Huxley, and Julius Smack / PAM + Practical Records / Los Angeles, CA
2016       Exploring the Nowannago / with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle / Museum of the African Diaspora / San Francisco, CA
2016       RELEASE / Queer Pop / Human Resources / Los Angeles, CA
2016       Immaterials and Proposals / X-TRA / MOCA Geffen / Los Angeles, CA
2015       BOFFO Performance Festival / Fire Island Pines / NY
2014       RELEASE / Untitled. Art Fair / Miami, FL
2014       BLACKOUT / Chapel Gallery / University of Southern California / Los Angeles, CA
2014       TROIS VOIX / Human Resources / Los Angeles, CA
2014       Shimmy Shake Earthquake / MoMA PS1 / New York, NY
2014       TROIS VOIX / Highways / Santa Monica, CA
2014       Shimmy Shake Earthquake / Vogue Fabrics / London, England
2014       Gone for Gold / Pieterspace / Los Angeles, CA
2014       Calling All Divas / Trollkrem / Kunstnernes Hus / Oslo, Norway
2013       Shimmy Shake Earthquake / Art Basel Miami Beach / Miami, FL
2013       100 Years of Noise: Beyoncé is ready to receive you now / New Original Works Festival / REDCAT / Los Angeles, CA
2013       Gone for Gold / AUNTS / Brooklyn, NY
2013       Calling All Divas / After School Special / Bergen Kunstall / Bergen, Norway
2012       Gone for Gold / Rogaland Kunstsenter / Stavanger, Norway
2012       Gone for Gold / Fredensborgveien 29 / Oslo, Norway
2012       Gone for Gold / Liebig12 / Berlin, Germany
2012       Gone for Gold / Royal Vauxhall Tavern / London, UK
2012       Gone for Gold / BARRY / W139 / Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012       Gone for Gold / Toves Galleri / Copenhagen, Denmark
2012       Gone for Gold / 12 Ballads for Huguenot House / dOCUMENTA (13) / Kassel, Germany
2012       Gone for Gold / Artists as Travellers / Galarie der Hochschule / Braunschweig, Germany
2012       Gone for Gold / MMXII / LA Mart / Los Angeles, CA
2012       STAGED: Three Crimes in Three Acts (thesis) / The Sharon Disney Lund Theater / CalArts / Valencia, CA
2012       SOMEWHEREOVER / 00:00 Reset / Human Resources / Pacific Standard Time / Los Angeles, CA
2011       Hello, Dolly! / High Desert Test Sites / Wonder Valley, CA
2011       BLACKOUT / Main Gallery / CalArts / Valencia, CA
2011       TMO LIVE / Main Gallery / CalArts / Valencia, CA
2010       Glitter Gut / SITE FEST / 3rd Ward & Chez Bushwick / Brooklyn, NY


SELECT SOLO + GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018       Calling All Divas (solo) / OOF BOOKS / Los Angeles, CA
2018       Summer Camp / Home Alone / Los Angeles, CA
2018       Velvet Ropes / David Risley Gallery / Copenhagen, Denmark
2018       Material Art Fair / Harborview and Pole / Mexico City, Mexico
2017       Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide (solo) / Human Resources / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Inside Me with Incredible Intensity / with Martin Jacob Neilson / Vermilion Sands / Copenhagen, Denmark
2017       A Matter of Fact / Vermilion Sands / Copenhagen, Denmark
2017       Chapters: Book Arts in Southern California / Craft & Folk Art Museum / Los Angeles, CA
2016       RELEASE (solo) / Cirrus Gallery / Los Angeles, CA
2016       Exploring the Nowannago / collaboration with Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle / Grand Central Art Center / Santa Ana, CA
2016       La Biennale di Vista del Oro / Yard Pedro / San Pedro, CA
2015       This is Not a Connection / Cirrus Gallery / Los Angeles, CA
2015       Goddag Man! Kunstsamling / Rogaland Kunstsenter / Stavanger, Norway
2015       One After Another, In Succession / Charlie James Gallery / Los Angeles, CA
2015       Bliss Point / Arena1 / Santa Monica, CA
2015       Bad Data / Wolfart / Rotterdam, Netherlands
2013       Shimmy Shake Earthquake (solo) / Cirrus Gallery / Los Angeles, CA
2012       Queer Pile Up 3 / ForYourArt / Los Angeles, CA
2011       Perform Chinatown / Los Angeles, CA
2011       Cabin Fever / Mixed Greens / New York, NY
2011       The White Woman with the Brown Skin with a White Name with a Gun on Horse / Human Resources / Los Angeles, CA
2011       Queer Pile Up 2 / 1296 Sunset Blvd / Los Angeles, CA
2010       Younger than Moses: Idle Worship / Benrimon Contemporary / New York, NY
2010       Bambi Biennial / Bambi Gallery / Philadelphia, PA
2010       Transitions / MIAD Gallery / Milwaukee, WI
2009       After the Pedestal / The Sculpture Center / Cleveland, OH
2009       Fabulous at Forty (solo) / Patterson Gallery / University Park, PA
2008       GALORE (solo) / Patterson Gallery / University Park, PA
2008       HARM / Asymmetrick Arts / Rockland, ME
2007       CORE / Zoller Gallery / University Park, PA
2006       Zips / Woskob Gallery / State College, PA


SCREENINGS

2018       “Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide” / Kunstnernes Hus / Oslo, Norway
2017       Queer & Camp / Beacon Sacramento / Sacramento, CA
2015       “Calling All Divas: TASKASKASP” / &Now Festival presented by Maggie Nelson / CalArts / Valencia, CA
2014       “Calling All Divas: TASKASKASP” / Afterglow / Pieterspace / Los Angeles, CA
2014       “Dancing on My Own” / Orange County Museum of Art / Newport Beach, CA
2014       “Dancing on My Own” / Center for the Arts / Eagle Rock, CA
2011       "Glitter Gutter" / Fast-Forward II / Contemporary Arts Forum / Santa Barbara, CA
2010       "Maybe This Time" / VIDEOHOLICA / Varna, Bulgaria


ARTIST BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

2017       RELEASE DELUXE / vinyl LP / Rogaland Kunstsenter editions / Stavanger, Norway
2017       Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide: a reader / TMO STUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2017       CALLING ALL DIVAS / Hour Editions / Copenhagen, Denmark
2017       RELEASE / Box of Books volume X / curated by Darin Klein and Jaye Fishel / Bullhorn Press / Los Angeles, CA
2016       Not Myself Tonight: self-portraits 2006-2015 / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2013       Shimmy Shake Earthquake / Cirrus Editions / Los Angeles, CA
2013       Meditations on Gold Things | Proof of Addiction(?) | A Book of Images / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2013       Gone for Gold / Paper Chase Press / Los Angeles, CA
2012       STAGED: Three Crimes in Three Acts / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2011       COVERED / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2011       Blackout / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA
2010       Fractured Fabulist Façade Face / TMOSTUDIO / Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2018       Resident / Tanzhaus / Zurich, Switzerland
2017       Production Grant / Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation / Baltimore, MD
2017       Resident / The Home School Poetry Workshop / Pitzer College / Claremont, CA
2016       Fellow / The Artist Project of Los Angeles / Los Angeles, CA
2016       Resident / Cut and Burns / OUTPOST / New York, NY
2014       Resident / PAM / Los Angeles, CA
2012       Resident / Performing Arts Forum (PAF) / Summer University / St. Erme, France
2012       DAAD / German Academic Research Grant
2010       Diversity Grant / CalArts Provost Fund
2009       The Kara D. Berggren Award / Pennsylvania State University
2008       Brian Betzler Memorial Scholarship / Pennsylvania State University
2008       Resident / School of Visual Arts Summer Residency / New York, NY


COLLECTIONS

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Los Angeles Contemporary Archive

DeWoody Collection

The Museum of Modern Art New York


TEACHING, LECTURES, PANELS, VISITING ARTIST

2018       Artist talk / Kunsthal Charlottenborg / Copenhagen, Denmark
2018       Visiting Lecturer / Bard College / Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
2018       Cultivating Conviction workshop / California Institute of the Arts / Valencia, CA
2017       Cultivating Conviction workshop / Occidental College / Los Angeles, CA
2017       tir talk (3) / with Jennifer Moon, LAUB, Jasmine Nyende, Shagha Ariannia, and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal / Pieterspace / Los Angeles, CA
2017       Visiting Lecturer / California Institute of the Arts / Valencia, CA
2016       Drawing + Painting / California Institute of the Arts / Valencia, CA
2016       Cultivating Conviction workshop / Grand Central Art Center / Santa Ana, CA
2016       Cultivating Conviction workshop / Southern Exposure / San Francisco, CA
2016       Just Speak Nearby: The Politics and Practices of Art Writing / organized by Litia Perta / 356 Mission Road / Los Angeles, CA
2016       tir talk (2) / with Johanna Breiding, Jennifer Moon, LAUB, Marbles Jumbo Radio, Patrick Staff and Litia Perta / Pieterspace / Los Angeles,                     CA
2015       Visiting photography instructor / Oakwood School / Los Angeles, CA
2015       Visiting Lecturer / Pennsylvania State University / State College, PA
2015       tir talk (1) / with Johanna Breiding, Jennifer Moon, and Cary Cronenwett / Human Resources
                Los Angeles, CA
2015       Language in Video Art Now / panel with Maggie Nelson, Harry Dodge, Dylan Mira / &Now Festival / CalArts / Valencia, CA
2015       Visiting Artist / Occidental College / Los Angeles, CA
2015       Cultivating Conviction workshop / University of California Santa Barbara / Santa Barbara, CA
2014       Panel on video with Deanna Erdmann & Emily Mast / Eagle Rock Center for the Arts / Los Angeles, CA
2014       Panel on video with Deanna Erdmann & Elana Mann / Orange County Museum of Art / Newport Beach, CA
2012       Visiting Artist / Pennsylvania State University / State College, PA





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