Selected Recent Publications, Interviews, etc.
“Full Stop Call Them Paintings” for X-TRA Online 2022
“Out Past the Eye-Mark” for X-TRA Spring/Summer 2021
The Rise of the Clickbait Restaurant (The Culture Journalist Podcast)
“When you cut into the present, the future leaks out.” for X-TRA Online
Little House of Flowers: Al Larvick National Grant
“AUTOFICCIÓN Laida Lertxundi + Emma Kemp In Conversation,” Now Instant
Urgency Reader 1 & 2 edited by Paul Soulellis
REMOTE/CONTROL, East of Borneo
“GUSHGUSHGUSH,” Reading Machines by Tiger Dingsun
Ghost Ops: Counterfeit Kitchens in the Pandemic Age (PDF)
“Wednesdays at 5PM,” iTi Thesis Sampler

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Emma Kemp is a professor at Otis College of Art & Design. She received an MFA in Writing from California Institute of the Arts and a BA from Central Saint Martins in London, U.K.

She programs and coordinates the CalArts Summer Institute

Her book, Blue Pool, Cecelia (iTi Press, 2018) is a collaboration with photographer Jo Ann Walters, interrogating Walter’s photographs of women living along the margins of the Mississippi.

Emma co-authored and edited Rockhaven: A History of Interiors, an essay collection concerned with Crescenta Valley’s proto-feminist psychiatric institution, Rockhaven Sanitarium, with contributions from Johanna Hedva and Suzanne Scanlon.

Her current project, Our Modern Joy, is a critical biography of musician Conor Oberst. 

Awards include a CalArts Faculty Research Grant; Utah Humanities Research Fellowship; Image-Text-Ithaca Residency; and the New Voices award. Her work has been exhibited, hosted and screened at institutions in the U.S. and Europe.

b.1988 London, U.K. 



For more information please contact:
ekemp@calarts.edu 


Los Angeles, 2022