John Menick

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John Menick
Born1976 (age 47–48)
  • Artist
  • writer
EducationCooper Union (BFA)

John Menick (born 1976) is an American artist and writer working primarily in the moving image, fiction, and essay form.


Menick received his BFA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.[1]


Menick's work focuses primarily on the history and circulation of images. His experimental videos and audio works have been exhibited and screened at documenta (13);[2] MoMA PS1;[3] Palais de Tokyo;[4] the International Film Festival, Rotterdam;[5] Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts;[6] Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art;[7] among other venues. His short fiction as well as his writings on cinema, politics, and technology have been published in Mousse Magazine,[8] N+1,[9] BOMB,[10] Spike Art Quarterly, Frieze,[11] Art in America,[12] and Witte de With Review[13]. In 2012, as part of documenta (13), he published his first collection of fiction and essays, A Report on the City.[14] His videos are included in the collection of the Kadist Art Foundation,[15] as well as the collection of Isabelle and Jean-Conrad Lemaître.[16] He has been a visiting professor of film and video at the Cooper Union.[17]


  1. ^ "School of Art Faculty and Alumni in dOCUMENTA '13 | The Cooper Union". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  2. ^ "dOCUMENTA (13) - Retrospective - documenta". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  3. ^ "John Menick | MoMA". The Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  4. ^ "16 Beaver Group — (Paris) GNS @ Palais de Tokyo (*w/ John Menick)". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  5. ^ "John Menick". IFFR. 2015-09-04. Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  6. ^ "CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  7. ^ "Art In The Age Of…Planetary Computation - Exhibitions - Program - Witte de With". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  8. ^ "Move 37: Artificial Intelligence, Randomness, and Creativity •". Mousse Magazine (in Italian). 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  9. ^ "Menick/John". n+1. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
  10. ^ "John Menick - BOMB Magazine". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  11. ^ "John Menick | Frieze". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  12. ^ Menick, John. "John Menick". Art in America. Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  13. ^ "John Menick - Participants - Witte de With". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  14. ^ Menick, John (2012). A Report on the City. König. ISBN 9783863352028.
  15. ^ "John Menick – Kadist". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  16. ^ ""The Eyes of the Soul" a la Fundació Francisco Godia". Bonart (in Catalan). Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  17. ^ "School of Art Faculty and Alumni in dOCUMENTA '13 | The Cooper Union". Retrieved 2019-08-10.

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