The UNLV Department of Art Presents Katya Tylevich
"Happy Nothing: Boring Writing About Art"
Katya Tylevich is a writer and essayist. She is author of the best-selling (and funny) thing, Art Oracles (Laurence King, 2017) and co-author of the book My Life as a Work of Art (Laurence King, 2016) with Ben Eastham. Her titles include Editor-at-Large for Elephant, Contributing Editor for (the recently departed) Mark, and contributor to Domus, Pin-Up and Frame among other journals. Her writing appears in books and monographs on topics in architecture and art, including Michaël Borremans' As Sweet as It Gets, Todd Hido's Excerpts from Silver Meadows, and catalogues for Doug Aitken, Barry McGee and Espen Dietrichson. Katya served on two juries at the International Contemporary Art Fair in Chile [Feria Ch.ACO], was an artist-in-residence at The Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, and part of several group shows at the Neutra VDL House in Los Angeles. Her literary projects have exhibited internationally. With her brother Alexei, she is co-founder of Friend & Colleague, a platform for editions, fiction and special projects. She is currently working on a book with Gus Van Sant.