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About the Founder

Emily Leon is an Independent Scholar, Art Historian, Drummer, Performer, & Sound Enthusiast currently based in Durham, North Carolina. She holds an MA in Digital Art History from Duke University and a BA in Art History summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Presentations

Presentation of “Analyzing the Crisis of Hilma af Klint: The Digital and Analog Analysis of Spirituality, Abstraction, and Art,” Digital Archaeology Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada, March 1, 2019.

Publications

Collaborative Biannual Artzine: envelop/p/e, issue #2. Curated by Laurent Estoppey, 2019.

Essay(s) in Books (forthcoming): “Sonic Selves & the Rune-Filled Ear.” In Patrick Farmer, ed. Azimuth, the ecology of an ear. England: Sonic Art Research Unit, 2019.

Hilma af Klint Foundation Website (forthcoming): “Analyzing the Crisis of Hilma af Klint: The Digital and Analog Analysis of Spirituality, Abstraction, and Art.” hilmaafklint.se.

Book Review: Hilma af Klint: Notes and Methods, ed. Christine Burgin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. In Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA Reviews), January 7, 2019. https://www.arlisna.org/publications/reviews/1617-hilma-af-klint-notes-and-methods.

ProQuest: Leon, Emily Virginia. “Analyzing the Crisis of Hilma Af Klint: The Digital and Analog Analysis of Spirituality, Abstraction, and Art.” Order No. 10976180, Duke University, 2018. https://login.proxy.lib.duke.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.proxy.lib.duke.edu/docview/2169923267?accountid=10598.

Liner Notes: Polyorchard. Red October. Jeb Bishop, Laurent Estoppey, Shawn Galvin, David Menestres, 2017. Limited Edition Cassette. Liner notes.

Catalog Text: “Considerations on Michaela Davies.” In Engineering the Future: As part of V&A Digital Design Weekend 2016, Irini Papadimitriou, Andrew Prescott, Jon Rogers, eds. United Kingdom: Uniform Communications Ltd., 2016.

Liner Notes: Polyorchard. Color Theory in Black and White. Jeb Bishop, Chris Eubank, Laurent Estoppey, David MenestresDan Ruccia. 2015. CD. Liner notes.

Notable Performances:

Nakatani Gong Orchestra. Kings. Raleigh, NC, 2017.

Duty. CURRENTS New Media Festival. Santa Fe, NM, 2016.

Nakatani Gong Orchestra. CAM Raleigh. Raleigh, NC, 2014.