Kayla also writes short stories, poetry and about art. Her words have appeared in Art in America, Artforum, Dossier, Sex Magazine, and the books "Cats and Dogs" by Nate Lowman and Hanna Liden, “Ghost Town” by Hanna Liden and “Empire State: New York Art Now”, for the 2013 exhibition curated by Alex Gartenfeld and Sir Norman Rosenthal. Her prose edition, Book of Shadows, is available at Karma, NYC and Good Press, Glasgow.
READING / SONG
June 13, 2014, Event for "Book of Shadows" at AVA/Audio Visual Arts
, New York. Reading and musical performance. Watch Kayla read "Levitation (Tribeca/Soho)"
and sing "093109"
June 2014, Essay for "Cats & Dogs" by Nate Lowman and Hanna Liden. Maccarone, New York and Massimo de Carlo, London, 2014. Essay PDF
April 2014, "Roman A Clef"
, appearing in Tunica III
February 2014, "Book of Shadows" artist book by Kayla Guthrie, 5-color letterpress accordion fold book design by Eric Wrenn. Available to order from Young Art
, LA, in store at Karma
, NYC, and elsewhere soon. More images here
September 2013, "Hammer Blue"
, for Sex Magazine #5 Fall 2013
September 2013, "The Behavior Gap"
, for General Fine Arts
Issue 1, poetry and literature e-journal published by Version House
. Contributions by Julia Feyrer, Kayla Guthrie, Natalie HÃ¤usler, Erika LandstrÃ¶m, Hanne Lippard, Andrea Lukic, Sean Monahan, Eileen Myles, and Dena Yago.
Spring 2013, Short story for "Ghost Town"
book by Hanna Liden, Karma, New York.
April 2013, Biographical text for Nate Lowman
in "Empire State" group exhibition
at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal and Alex Gartenfeld, April 23 - July 21, 2013
April 2013, Art in America, "First Look" column, Sergei Tcherepnin
Spring 2013, Feral Kid Zine, compiled by Caroline Snow and available at Dashwood Books
and St Mark's Books
, NYC. P. 38: "Muddy Banks" by Kayla Guthrie.
February 2013, Art in America, "First Look" column, Adriana Lara
February 2013, BODEGA, Philadelphia, Text for Roman A Clef
, group exhibition with N. Dash, Anna Neighbor, and Dena Yago, February 9 - March 24, 2013
January 2013, Art in America, "First Look" column, Tyler Dobson
December 2012, Art in America, "First Look" column, Helen Marten
November 2012, Art in America, "First Look" column, Caleb Considine
Fall 2012, Dossier Issue #10 Portfolio, page 47
December 2012, "DEPT. WITHIN"
, text written to accompany "DEPT. WITHIN", solo exhibition by Aaron Aujla
at C L E A R I N G, Brooklyn, NY, November 17 - December 22, 2012
September 2012, "Noise Traveled"
, for "Page of Vapours", a publication organized by Tiziana La Melia and published by Exercise
September 2012, ArtinAmerica.com, Interview with Bernadette Corporation
June 2012, ArtinAmerica.com, Interview with Karl Holmqvist
May 2012, Artforum, "Oh, Canada" at Mass MoCA
May 2012, Hanna Liden, "Ghost Town"
, at Maccarone, NYC
January 2012, Artforum, Rita Ackermann at Miami MoCA
PRESS TEXT 160 km
, for 160 km at Kidd Yellin, 133 Imlay St, Red Hook, Brooklyn. With Aaron Aujla, Ben Schumacher, Dylan Eastgaard, Elaine Cameron-Weir, Lukas Geronimas, Matt Creed, Robin Cameron, Rochelle Goldberg, Ryan Foerster, Shawn Kuruneru. October 8 - November 6, 2011.
July 2011, "Trying to Loosen Up All Week"
July 2011, "Moon in Rotten"
June 22, 2011, ArtinAmerica.com, Interview with Chris Kraus
A FEW PAGES
May 2011, "Streak of Lightning"
(2011). Originally written to be used in a composite text for Nicolas Matranga at Caribic Residency, Lisbon. Republished in Larry's #7.
April 2011, "Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway"
(2011), for The Book That Makes Itself
, MFA 1st year project by Robin Cameron
. Special edition of 50. Layout by Eric Wrenn OFFICE
December 2-5, 2010, "NADA, nothing"
(2010), from "Available Work", a publication of available work by Real Fine Arts artists at NADA 2010
, Miami Beach
November 2010, "It's a Funny Thing Alice"
(2010), designed and published by Sister
, Los Angeles (#94). This book is completely composed of excerpts from sources not my own, including Amazon.com customer reviews, an online message board, The New York Times, Wikipedia entries, an instructional Kundalini yoga book, and the writing or words of Joan Baez, John Berger, Douglas Coupland, William Gibson, GI Gurdjieff, Christina Knox, Josef Strau, Richard Strauss, Virginia Woolf, and others.
November 28, 2010, ArtinAmerica.com, interview with Eileen Myles
October 12, 2010, Interview.com, "The Undertaker"
, interview with Michael Gira of Swans
October 6, 2010, ArtNet, "Action Movie"
, review of AL Steiner and AK Burns' "Community Action Center" at Taxter & Spengemann
August 2010, "Charlotte"
(2009), for Hands Across the Sea
, Victor & Hester Journal No. 6, by Victor & Hester
, Glasgow, Scotland. Thanks to Timmy and Corin
June 16, 2010, ArtinAmerica.com, "Painter as Pig, Painting as Prostitute"
, interview with Bjarne Melgaard
May 4, 2010, ArtinAmerica.com and Interview.com,"Girls, Guitars, Guns"
, interview with Kim Gordon
February 2010, "On Materialism"
(2009-10), for Beaubien magazine, Montreal
STORY "Seaside Route"
(2010), read by Nicholas Matranga, for "White on White", a group exhibition curated by Matranga and presented in the form of a lecture at Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands, week of January 11-15, 2010
FICTION "Rotting Porch"
(2009), designed and published by Sister
, Los Angeles (#34)
PRESS RELEASE For "Private Practice" by Caitlin Macbride
, Sept 5 â€“ Oct 18, 2009 at Real Fine Arts, Brooklyn
(2008), zine, b&w, DINA4, published by Larry's Canadian Fine Arts, Berlin on the occasion of the "1. ZÃœRCHER ZINE SEZESSION" Zurich Zine Fair, December 2008
Above, left: Time (Outside)
Die cut vinyl letters on window, exterior view
3.75 x 28 inches
Right: portrait by Vishal Marapon
June 2014, JTT, New York, "Unlock The Gates," June 22 - July 27, 2014. Ellie de Verdier, Oto Gillen, Kayla Guthrie, Behrang Karimi and Ben Morgan-Cleveland, curated by Dena Yago. More images
Eyes of a Statue
Letterpress print, poem, and frame
7 x 13.5 inches
Unlock The Gates
Vinyl letters on window
44 x 33 inches
June 2012, Young Art, Los Angeles, "Book of Shadows", June 30 - July 28, 2012
July 2012, Dossier blog, Interview with Kayla about "Book of Shadows"
"Book of Shadows", installation view
Invisibility (Quarter Moon)
Die cut vinyl letters
24 x 22 inches
June 2011, Sprung
, June 12, 2011, Room 410 at the Hotel Chelsea, NYC, organized by Rochelle Goldberg and Bozidar Brazda. One-night group show with Robin Cameron, Elaine Cameron-Weir, Kayla Guthrie, Laura Hunt, Servane Mary, Naomi Nevitt, and Caroline Snow.
"Draggin the Dead"
2:22 min audio track, looped to play every 20 minutes from hidden speakers. Lyric sheet on piano in hotel room.
"Non Profit State of Mind", Cleopatra's, Brooklyn, NY
, Sunday, March 14, 2010. "Tudes" (2008-) by Kayla Guthrie, read by Dan Denorch
GROUP EXHIBITION Materialism 1 & 2
(2009), for group exhibition "Materialism" at Real Fine Arts, Brooklyn
, Jun 13 â€“ Jul 25, 2009. Layout by Bill Hayden
Kayla reading "Materialism 1 & 2", at Real Fine Arts, 2009