EMILY JANE MACAUX

ejmacaux@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

MA, French literature and language; master’s thesis on Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Mépris, Boston University, 2010

BA, summa cum laude, French; senior honors thesis on French surrealist poetry, University of Rhode Island, 2008

 

EXHIBITIONS / PUBLICATIONS

Mudras, The Hand magazine at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, US 2017

The Hand magazine, Issue #17, 2017

The Hand magazine, Issue #16, 2017

The Hand magazine, Issue #13, 2016

Lines, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont, US, Juror: Rebecca Senf, 2015

Landscape, Plates to Pixels Gallery, online, Juror: Chris Bennett, 2015

Diffusion print annual, Volume VI: "The Matter of Light," Jurors: Katherine Ware and Blue Mitchell, 2014

Poetics of Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon, US, Juror: Tricia Hoffman, 2014

 

SELECTED WRITING ON ART / FILM

Book Contributions

“A Postmodern Consideration of Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Mépris,” in A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard, edited by Tom Conley and T. Jefferson Kline (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2014).

Articles / Reviews

“The Moth Wing Diaries, Photographs by Lori Vrba,” LensCulture, October 5, 2015, https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lori-vrba-the-moth-wing-diaries.

“Hao Ni: Ghost Hit Wall at Yellow Peril Gallery,” Daily Serving, July 2, 2015, http://dailyserving.com/2015/07/hao-ni-ghost-hit-wall-at-yellow-peril-gallery/.

“Andy Warhol’s Photographs at the RISD Museum,” Daily Serving, February 26, 2014, http://dailyserving.com/2014/02/andy-warhols-photographs-at-the-risd-museum/.

“The Raw and the Resplendent: Kathryn Parker Almanas at Yellow Peril Gallery,” Daily Serving, August 1, 2013, http://dailyserving.com/2013/08/the-raw-and-the-resplendent-kathryn-parker-almanas-at- yellow-peril-gallery/.

*“Inner Vistas in Jonathan Ehrenberg’s The Outskirts,” Daily Serving, April 25, 2013, http://dailyserving.com/2013/04/inner-vistas-in-jonathan-ehrenbergs-the-outskirts/.

*Selected as one of Daily Serving’s “Best of 2013”

“A Moment with The Man: Thoughts on Ragnar Kjartansson’s Recent Work,” Daily Serving, March 28, 2013, http://dailyserving.com/2013/03/a-moment-with-the-man-thoughts-on-ragnar-kjartanssons- recent-work/.

“A Sense of Noir: Bill Armstrong at ClampArt,” Daily Serving, February 14, 2013, http://dailyserving.com/2013/02/a-sense-of-noir-bill-armstrong-at-clampart/.

“Mystery and Medium at Pictura Gallery: Recent Photographs by Adam Thorman and Laura Plageman,” Daily Serving, December 26, 2012, http://dailyserving.com/2012/12/mystery-and-medium-at- pictura-gallery-recent-photographs-by-adam-thorman-and-laura-plageman/.

“Surveying the Terrain at the RISD Museum’s American View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now,” Daily Serving, November 8, 2012, http://dailyserving.com/2012/11/surveying-the-terrain-at-the- risd-museums-american-view-landscape-photography-1865-to-now/.

“Film vs. Digital: Why the ‘vs.’?,” Daily Serving, October 2, 2012, http://dailyserving.com/2012/10/film- vs-digital-why-the-vs/.

“Musing on Street Art vis-à-vis Icy and Sot,” Daily Serving, August 31, 2012,http://dailyserving.com/2012/08/musing-on-street-art-vis-à-vis-icy-and-sot/.

“Visionary Surreal: The Quay Brothers’ Street of Crocodiles,” Daily Serving, August 16, 2012, http://dailyserving.com/2012/08/visionary-surreal-the-quay-brothers-the-street-of-crocodiles/.

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Writing, Editing, Translating:

Freelance Copy Editor, MindMax, 2018–present

Freelance Copy Editor and French>English Translator, Abrams Books, 2018–present

Freelance French>English Translator, Nationalities Service Center, 2012–2017              

Contributing Writer, LensCulture, 2015–2016

Contributing Writer, Daily Serving, 2012–2016         

Freelance Copy Editor, Translator, Project Manager, Cambridge University Press, 2012–2015                  

Stewardship Associate (writer and editor), Brown University, Providence, RI, 2010–2012           

Teaching:

MCAT Writing/Verbal Reasoning Instructor, The Princeton Review, 2010                           

English Language Instructor, Berlitz Virtual Classroom, 2009–2010                

French Language Instructor, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2008–2009               

Volunteer / Special Projects:

Providing translation services to international nonprofits including Vétérinaires Sans Frontières, Peace for Congo Network, and Solidarités International, 2012–present       

Translated scholarly article on French writer Anne Garréta’s novel Sphinx; translated French and French-speaking African artists’ rap lyrics for use in university course on French hip hop, 2012                           

Contributed and edited content for official website of contemporary French writer Marie Darrieussecq, 2007–2008                

Completed internship with the arts nonprofit Spaces For Peace, Providence, RI, 2007                             

Certifications / Professional Coursework     

French to English translation coursework, New York University, New York, NY, 2012                          

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certification, International TEFL and TESOL Training (ITTT), New York, NY, 2009