ABOUT

Emmalea Russo is an interdisciplinary artist and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Using language, sculpture, and photography, she explores edge spaces in physical environments and human consciousness. She is the author of several chapbooks, most recently in collaboration with Michael Newton, Eternal Apprentice (DoubleCross Press, 2016) and an artist book entitled they (Gauss PDF, 2014). She has performed her iterative slide presentation, Units of Plexiglass, an edit, at Poets House, Ugly Duckling Presse, and Flying Object and she presented a talk on Robert Seydel at the Queens Museum. She has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College and an MFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute. Her first book, G, is forthcoming from Futurepoem in 2018. Her second book, Wave Archive, is forthcoming from BookThug in 2019. She was a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program from 2016-2017.

Emmalea is interested in the plasticity of the brain and its connection to art. Her website, Plain Alchemy, is a space for mind-body-art explorations.