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Nathan Young, (Delaware/Pawnee/Kiowa, b. 1975, USA)

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nathanyoung@nativeairspace.com

(918) 207-2076

Web

http://nathanyoungprojects.com
http://postcommodity.com
http://peyotetapes.wordpress.com
http://nativeairspace.com

Education

University of Oklahoma, BS Art History 2001
Bard College, MFA, 2015

Entrepreneurship

2005-Current, Native Airspace (Video Production), Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Teaching Experience

Nathan Young

Design II (3D Sculpture), The University of Tulsa. Tulsa, Oklahoma, Winter/Spring, 2017
Soundart Workshop, The University of Tulsa. Tulsa, OK, Fall, 2016
Video (Narrative & Documentary), Quartz Mountain Institute, Ada, Oklahoma, Summer 2009
Fort Gibson Public Schools Bilingual Education, Co-Director (Animation & Curriculum Development). Fort Gibson, OK. 2002-2005

Postcommodity

GPS or Hacking the Coordinates to Enable Shape Shifting and Shadow Networks (Residency by Postcommodity) Banff Center, Banff, Alberta, January-February 2014
Cycles of Creation, Decay and Renewal in Art and Life (Residency by Postcommodity), Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, May 2011
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art Summer Institute (Residency by Postcommodity), Plug in Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Summer 2010

Entrepreneurship

2005-Current, Native Airspace (Video Production), Tulsa, Oklahoma

Solo Exhibitions

Nathan Young

Gnandenhütten, 67 Space, New York, NY, Fall 2017
Infinite Peyote Road, Tulsa American Film Festival, Tulsa, OK, Fall 2017
Drone Video Altar, Spirit Abuse, Albuquerque, NM, Spring 2015

Postcommodity

Pollination, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts, Scottsdale, AZ, Winter 2015
The Night is Filled With the Harmonics of Suburban Dreams, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS, Fall 2011
It Wasn’t the Dream of Golden Cities, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM, Fall 2010
Worldview Manipulation Therapy, Ice House, Phoenix, AZ, December 2009
Intersections, Institute Slavonice, Center For the Future, Slavonice, Czech Republic, May 2007

Group Exhibitions

Nathan Young

Wood Land School: “Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó:wa tánon Iotohrha / Drawing a Line from January to December”, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montréal, Quebec, June 2017
New Directions: Recent work by School of Art Faculty, Zarrow Center. Tulsa, Oklahoma, February-March 2017
Syncretic, Tulsa, Oklahoma, December, 2015
Thesis Exhibition 2015, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, Red Hook, NY, July 2015
Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation IV, Brooklyn, NY, May 2014

Postcommodity

18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, June, 2012
March 2012, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, March, 2012
Restless, Adelaide International, Adelaide, Australia, March, 2012
Here, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Museum, Philidelphia, PA, October, 2011
Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada, October, 2011
Contour 2011, 5th Bienniel of Sound and Image, Mechelen, Belgium, August, 2011
Half Life: Patterns of Change, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, June, 2011
Close Encounters, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada, Winter 2011
Muorrajurdagat, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo Norway, Fall 2010
Native Confluence: Sustaining Cultures, Arizona State University Art Museum, Fall, 2009
Martha and Mary Street Fair, Arizona State University Art Museum Happening, April, 2009
4+4+4 Days in Motion Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, May, 2007

Residencies

Nathan Young

Artist-In-Residence, CentralTrak, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, August 2015
Artist-In-Residence, The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American
Indian / The Institute of American Indian Arts, Museum of Contemporary Arts Social Engagement Art Residency, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, April 2015

Postcommodity

Denver Art Museum Artist Residency, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, April-May 2015
GPS or Hacking the Coordinates to Enable Shape Shifting and Shadow Networks (Residency by Postcommodity) Banff Center, Banff, Alberta, January 2014
Cycles of Creation, Decay and Renewal in Art and Life (Residency by Postcommodity), Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, May 2011
Plug In ICA Summer Institute (Residency by Postcommodity), Plug in Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Summer 2010

Selected Discography

Postcommodity

Your New Age Dream Contains More Blood Than You Imagined (LP) Anarchy Moon Recordings 2011
Various Artists – Sound and Vision: Beyond Reason (Postcommodity Excerpt from Pile of Cougar Pelts) Co-published by Contour 2011 and Plug In Editions 2011
Postcommodity + Magor (Book and CD) Torst (Czech Republic) 2010
Postcommodity & Magor (Book and CD) Postcommodity Productions 2008

Alms

Endless Purification (3”CDR) Sick Sick Sick 2011
Annihilation of the Self (Cassette) Prairie Fire Recordings 2011
Harsh Meditative Trance (Cassette) Digitalis 2010

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Massacre Canyon (2xCassette) Avant Archive 2011
The Origin Of The Chaul (4xCassette) Dial Square Tapes 2010
From The Muddy Banks Of The Arkansas (LP) Near Passerine Devotionals 2009
Red Crow (LP) Amethyst Sunset 2009
Crossed Bones (CDR) Stunned Records 2008
Earth Lodge (2xCassette) Not Not Fun Records 2007

Performances and Happenings

Nathan Young

Lullaby for Peyote Tapes, Composition for Cassette Recorders and Voice, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK, April 2017

Postcommodity

Ende Tymes Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation, Brooklyn, NY, June, 2011
Half Life: Patterns of Change, Santa Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, June, 2011
Your New Age Fantasies Contain More Blood Than You Imagine, sound performance and happening, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS, December 2010
Your New Age Dream Contain More Blood Than You Imagine, sound performance and happening, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada, May 2010
Your New Age Dream Contain More Blood Than You Imagine, sound performance and happening, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, April 2010
Your New Age Dream Contain More Blood Than You Imagine, sound performance and happening, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, March 2010
Your New Age Dream Contain More Blood Than You Imagine, sound performance and happening Ice House, Phoenix, AZ, December 2009
Do You Remember When?, Sound performance and happening, Arizona State University Art Museum, October, 2009
Broom Shaman Ritual, Performance, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ, July 2007

Alms

Denver Noise Fest, Denver, CO, April 2011
Albququerque Experimental Music Festival, Albuquerque, NM, September 2010

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WNUR Radio, Chicago, IL, May 2009
Bottled Smoke Festival, Echo Curio, Los Angeles, CA, July 2008

Publications

Nathan Young

HTIAF YLOH: A Series of Event Scores for Santa Fe Community Organizations, by Nathan Young, May 2015

Postcommodity

“Postmodern Ambush”, by Lucy Lippard, Afterall Journal No. 39, Summer 2015
“Reimagining Ceremonies: A Conversation with Postcommodity”, by Bill Kelley, Jr., Afterall Journal No. 39, Summer 2015
“With Salvage and Knife Tongue”, by Postcommodity, Art in the Global Present, Eds. Nikos Papastergiadis and Victoria Lynn. 2014
Postcommodity + Magor, Postcommodity Publications, 2010
Postcommodity & Magor, Torst Publishing (Czech Republic) 2011

Exhibition Catalogs

Postcommodity

All Our Relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, 2012
Adelaide International 2012, Adelaide Festival, 2012
Here, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 2011
Contour 2011, 5th Biennial of the Moving Image, 2011
Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, 2011
Defining Sustainability, Arizona State University Art Museum, 2009

Speaking Engagements

Nathan Young

Artist talk and presentation “Drone Videos”, The Banff Center, Banff, Alberta, February 2014

Postcommodity

Artists talk and presentation, 18 Annual Sydney Biennale
Artists talk and presentation, Restless, Adelaide International, Adelaide, Australia, March 2010
Artist talk and presentation, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, August, 2010
Artist talk and presentation, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada, May 2011
Artist talk and presentation, Arizona State University, November 2009
Artist talk, Heard Museum, September 2009
Artist talk and presentation, Arizona State University, August 2009
Artist presentation and panel discussion, Native Creative, presented by the Tucson Pima Arts Council at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, June 2009

Awards and Grants

2015 George Kaiser Family Foundation Tulsa Artist Fellowship
2013 Art Matters Grant
2012 Creative Capital Artist Grant
2010 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant
2010 Elly Kay Fund Award for excellence in contemporary art
2009 Artist Project Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts
2008 Common Ground Grant, First Nations Composers Initiative, American Composers Forum
2007 Telluride Institute Fellowship for a residency at the Center for the Future in the Czech Republic
2008 Honorable Mention, Tribeca All Access Screenwriting Contest
2007 Fellow, Sundance Producers Conference
2007 Nominee, United States Artists Fellowship
2007 Fellow Sundance Institute Native Initiative
2005 National Video Resource Fellowship (Formerly the Rockefeller Fellowship, Currently Tribeca / Renew Media Fellowship)

Professional Experience

Native Airspace Productions
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
May 2005-Present
Producer/Director

Fort Gibson Public Schools Bilingual Education
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
March 2002-May 2005
Bilingual Education Co-Director

Delaware Tribe of Indians
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
2015-Present
Tribal Council Member

Clients

American Dental Association
American Indian Resource Center
Arizona Dental Association
Association of Native Americans’ Faith Based Programs
Association of American Indian Physicians
The California Endowment
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Department of Justice
Firethief Productions
G & G Advertising
GMCC/Division of Indian Work
The Heard Museum
Hiddenhill Productions
Independent Television Service (PBS/Independent Lens)
Indion Film
Institute for Native Justice
Montana Native Women’s Coalition
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center
Native Media and Technology Network
Native Labs
Pani HOPE AIDS Coalition
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
TAIWA, LLC
Tribal Education and Outreach Consortium
Unified Solutions Tribal Development Group

Selected Production Credits

Producer/Director

Gone Fishin’ (2012, PSA, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services/ Tribal Education and Outreach Consortium)
New Funding for Indian Health Care (2012, PSA, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services/Tribal Education and Outreach Consortium)
Advice for Indian Bull Riders (2012, PSA, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services/ Tribal Education and Outreach Consortium)
Domestic Violence (2012, PSA, Creek Nation Family Violence Prevention Program)
Dating Violence (2012, PSA, Creek Nation Family Violence Prevention Program)
Homicide In Indian Country: A Cultural Response (2011, Documentary, Department of Justice/Unified Solutions)
Native Voices: Jurisdiction in Indian Country (2011, Documentary, Department of Justice/American Indian Resource Center)
Sacred Gift: Child Infant Mortality in Minnesota (2010, Documentary, GMCC/Division of Indian Work)
By Blood (In-production, Documentary/ITVS)
Healing Journey: Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime’s Faith Based Programs in Indian Country (2008, Documentary, DOJ/Unified Solutions)
Circle of Positive Choices (2008, Documentary, National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center/Association of Native Americans’ Faith Based Programs)
Healthy Choices for Positive Youth (2008, Documentary, National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center/Association of Native Americans)
Oklahoma Native Nations United Against AIDS (2008, Documentary, Association of American Indian Physicians)
Creating Space (2006, Documentary, 31 min., National Indian Women’s Health Resource Center/The California Endowment)
BUH: Pani HOPE AIDS Coalition (2006, Documentary, 20 min., Pani HOPE)
Electronic Press Kit: Four Sheets to the Wind (2006, Documentary, Indion Film)

Sound

We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears (2009, Documentary, Hiddenhills Productions, American Experience)
Barking Water (2009, Feature, Indion Films)

Photography

Native American Health Insurance Exchange Campaign (2012, G & G Advertising/ Tribal Education and Outreach Consortium)