Hold On, 2009
Ownership, inheritance, and generational growth and decay are considered. 20 pages, inkjet printed pamphlet, 6.5 x 9.5 inches, with case 8 x 11 x 1.5 inches, open edition. $200 + a donation of your choice to Habitat for Humanity.


Current focal points are: real estate as art, detritus, ownership, money, and messing with distinctions between artist, subject, audience, and convener as much as possible.


In 2004 Artinian was artist in residence at the Armenian Center for Contemporary and Experimental Art in Yerevan, and worked with the writers’ group Bnagir. In 2009, her work ‘Dead Dad’ was included in the Venice Biennale. She studied Russian Literature at Columbia and Yale, then artists books at Camberwell in the UK. She lives and works in London, Chicago, and in Wilmington, Delaware, and runs Street Road, an exhibition space in a real estate office in rural Pennsylvania.

Emily Artinian website