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John Wiese
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Born 1977, Ft. Leavenworth
Lives and works in Los Angeles


Education

BFA, California Institute of the Arts, 1998–2001


Installations

• Battery Instruments, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, October 29, 2016
• Staircase, Stadslimiet, Antwerp, Belgium, April 3, 2015
• Now Open 24 Hours: Kate Hall and John Wiese, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, August 1–2, 2013
• Battery Instruments, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR, March 6–10, 2013
• 100 Seven Inch Records By John Wiese, The Taut And Tame, Berlin, Germany, February 15–18, 2012
• 100 Seven Inch Records By John Wiese, Family, Los Angeles, CA, October 17–November 8, 2011
• Ferrari, Gallerie Salome, Portland, OR, July 2011
• John Wiese, Gallerie Salome, Portland, OR, September 2010
• Battery Instruments, HSP, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 8–29, 2009
• 10 Channels, Tokyo Institute Of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, November 16–22, 2008


Installations With Sound Contribution

• Revenge with Nico Vascellari, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, June 2007
• Cuckoo with Nico Vascellari and Stephen O'Malley, Viafarini Gallery, Milan, Italy, November 2006
• Black Polar Bear with Jennifer Sindon, Freezing Cold, Hollywood, CA, April 2001
• Black Polar Bear with Jennifer Sindon, Mint Gallery, Valencia, CA, April 2001


Group Shows

• Together/Alone, Embassy, Los Angeles, CA, January 14–21, 2016
• Joseph Hammer: Either Here Nor There, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, March 1–April 4, 2015
• Slow Life Avant-Garde, Toki Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, August 21–24, 2014
• Friday Flights, Curated by Liars, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 2014
• The Third Ear, Fellows Of Contemporary Art (FOCA), Los Angeles, CA, May 17–June 18, 2014
• Cali Thornhill DeWitt and John Wiese, The Church On York, Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 2014
• The Voodoo, Vagrant Eye, Portland, OR, October 4–24, 2013
• No Region Would, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, Culver City, CA, September 5–October 5, 2013
• Burning Leaves Of Autum, Krishna Kumar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, October 26–November 17, 2012
• Triad Towers, The Lab, San Francisco, CA, August 7, 2011
• Modern American Opinion, Take Off, Van Nuys, CA, May 2011
• Playtime, See Line Gallery At The Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA, March 22–May 14, 2011
• Zen Mafia, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles, CA, August 6–29, 2010
• Calling Out Of Context, ICA, London, England, November 16–22, 2009
• Noise/Art, Curated by Thurston Moore, KS Art Gallery, NYC, NY, May 16–June 10, 2008


Major Festivals

• Amplified Humans, Dayton, OH, August 2016
• No Response, Cincinnati, OH, June 2016
• End Tymes, Brooklyn, NY, June 2016
• Présences Électronique (INA/GRM), Paris, France, March 2016
• RVLT, Rotterdam, Netherlands, October 2015
• LUFF, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 2015
• MHU Festival, Detroit, MI, May 2015
• Courtisane, Ghent, Belgium, April 2015
• REM Festival, Bremen, Germany, August 2013
• Nicho Aural Festival, Mexico City, Mexico, May 2013
• VNF, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013
• Debacle, Seattle, WA, May 2013
• RAW, Portland, OR, March 2013
• Sound And Vision After The End Of The World, Los Angeles, CA, December 2012
• PHNW, Portland, OR, August 2012
• Rammel Weekender, Nottingham, England, March 2012
• Transmediale 12, Berlin, Germany, January 2012
• PAN, London, England, January 2012
• Lowest Form Of Music, London, England, October 2010
• Nødutgang Festivalen, Bodø, Norway, October 2010
• In The City, Manchester, England, October 2010
• Debacle, Seattle, WA, September 2010
• Adventures In Modern Music, Chicago, IL, September 2010
• CEAIT, Los Angeles, CA, March 2010
• Three Days Of Struggle, Vittorio Veneto, Italy, December 2009
• What Is Music?, Australia, December 2009
• Colour Out Of Space, Brighton, England, October 2009
• Dublin Electronic Arts Festival (DEAF), Dublin, Ireland, October 2009
• Støyfest, Bergen, Norway, October 2009
• Floating Points, New York, NY, July 2009
• New York Eye And Ear, New York, NY, July 2009
• Whartscape, Baltimore, MD, July 2009
• Musica Genera, Warsaw, Poland, June 2009
• Cable, Nantes, France, February 2009
• Netmage, Bologna, Italy, January 2009
• No Fun, New York, NY, May 2008
• Dissonanze, Rome, Italy, May 2008
• Donau, Krems, Austria, April 2008
• All Ears, Olso, Norway, January 2008
• ZXZW, Tilburg, Holland, September 2007
• Interface, Berlin, Germany, September 2007
• Colour Out Of Space, Brighton, England, September 2007
• No Fun, Brooklyn, NY, May 2007
• Triptych, Glasgow, Scotland, April 2007
• Sonic Circuits, Washington, DC, October 2006
• Mission Creek, San Francisco, CA, May 2006
• Crash, London, England, March 2006
• No Fun, Brooklyn, NY, March 2006
• Wooden Octopus Skull, Seattle, WA, September 2005
• Endtimes, St. Paul, MN, April 2005
• Roadburn, Tilburg, Holland, April 2005
• Domino, Brussels, Belgium, April 2005
• Inferno, Oslo, Norway, March 2005
• Rumor, Utrecht, Holland, March 2005
• What Is Music?, Australia, March 2005
• Bowels Of Noise Vol. 7, Tokyo, Japan, December 2004
• SFHN, San Francisco, CA, August 2004
• Beyond Music, Venice, CA, August 2003
• CEAIT, Valencia, CA, January 2001
• Bowels Of Noise Vol. 1, Tokyo, Japan, August 2000


Tours

• John Wiese, US, July–August 2016
• Sissy Spacek (Mumma, Wiese), US, May–June 2016
• Sissy Spacek (Mumma, Wiese), West Coast, February 2016
• Sissy Spacek (Hemphill, Mumma, Wiese), Europe, October 2015
• John Wiese, Japan, September 2015
• Sissy Spacek (Du Bose, Mumma, Wiese), US, July–August 2015
• John Wiese, US, April–May 2015
• John Wiese, UK/Europe, February–April 2015
• John Wiese, Scandinavia/Europe, August–September 2014
• John Wiese, US, April–May 2014
• Sissy Spacek (Mumma, Ronnau, Wiese), Northwest, May 2013
• John Wiese, West Coast, August 2012
• John Wiese, US, April–May 2012
• John Wiese, Europe/UK/Scandinavia, January–April 2012
• Sissy Spacek (Mumma, Jackson, Ronnau, Wiese), West Coast, December 2011
• John Wiese, West Coast, July 2011
• John Wiese, Europe/UK, May–June 2011
• John Wiese, Australia, March–April 2011
• John Wiese, US/UK/Europe/Scandinavia, September–November 2010
• John Wiese, Midwest, July 2010
• Sissy Spacek (Jackson, Ronnau, Wiese), United States, March 2010
• John Wiese, West Coast, February 2010
• John Wiese, New Zealand/Australia, December 2009
• John Wiese, Europe/UK, October–November 2009
• John Wiese, Europe, January–February 2009
• John Wiese, US, August–October 2008
• John Wiese, UK/Europe/East Coast, May–June 2008
• Sissy Spacek (Jackson, Ronnau, Wiese), West Coast, April 2008
• John Wiese, Southwest, March 2008
• John Wiese, Scandinavia/Germany, January 2008
• John Wiese & C. Spencer Yeh, East Coast, October 2007
• Gerritt & John Wiese, West Coast, October 2007
• John Wiese, UK/Europe, September 2007
• John Wiese & C. Spencer Yeh, California, August 2007
• Free Noise (Tentet), UK, April–May 2007
• John Wiese, United States, September–October 2006
• John Wiese, New York/UK/Greece, March 2006
• Sunn O))) (Anderson, O'Malley, TOS, Wiese), Europe & Scandinavia, March–April 2005
• Sunn O))) (Anderson, O'Malley, Ritter, Wiese), Australia, March 2005
• John Wiese, East Coast, February 2005
• BN (Nelson, Wiese, Wood), Japan, December 2004
• John Wiese, West Coast, August 2003
• Wiese & Koh, Japan, April 2003
• John Wiese, Europe, June 2002
• John Wiese, West Coast, March 2002
• BN (Wiese & Wood), Japan, August 2000


Awards

• Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, January 2014


Residencies

• INA/GRM, Paris, France, March 2016
• LA Air, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, June 2014
• Studio Hemphill, Venice, CA, April 2011
• Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, November 2008
• The best studio in Oslo, Oslo, Norway, January 2008


Artist Talks

• Media Arts Committee (MAC), Remington Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 1, 2016
• Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), Minneapolis, MN, May 11, 2015
• Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, AZ, April 14, 2015


Workshops

• Creative Music Guild, Portland, OR, December 2008
• Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, November 2008


Select Discography

• John Wiese "Deviate From Balance" 2×LP/CD, Gilgongo, 2015
• John Wiese "Exhausted Spectral Incantation" 7-inch, Helicopter, 2011
• John Wiese "GGA" LP, Teenage Teardrops, 2011
• John Wiese "Seven Of Wands" CD, PAN, Germany, 2011
• John Wiese "Zombie" LP, Presto!?, Italy, 2009
• John Wiese "Circle Snare" LP/CD, PPM/No Fun Productions, 2009
• John Wiese "Dramatic Accessories" LP, Ultra Eczema, Belgium, 2008
• John Wiese "Soft Punk" LP/CD, Troubleman Unlimited, 2007
• John Wiese "Magical Crystal Blah" CD, Helicopter, 2004


Select Publications

• Russell, Bruce. Deviate From Balance. US: Hesse Press, January 2015
The Third Ear. US: Fellows of Contemporary Art, July 2014
• McKinlay, Sam and Brian Roettinger. 100 Seven Inch Records By John Wiese. US: Helicopter, October 2011
• Russell, Bruce and Jared Wells. Battery Instruments. New Zealand: HSP, January 2010
• Wiese, John. Circle Snare. Self-Published, April 2009


Select Bibliography

• Yeh, C. Spencer. "Artists In Conversation: John Wiese by C. Spencer Yeh." Bomb Magazine, October 27, 2016
Mata: No Drums No DJs No Saturdays. US: Hesse Press, October 2016
• Krcatovich, Dustin. "Semi-Incongruous Morass: The Past, Present and Future of Smegma." The Quietus, July 6, 2016
• Weingarten, Christopher, R. "20 Best Avant Albums Of 2015." Rolling Stone, December 29, 2015
• Wiese, John. GX Jupitter-Larsen Interview. Beat Zine, Issue 01, August 2015: 44–52
• Griffith, Kio. "John Wiese." Fabrik, Issue 27, January 2015: 86–87
• Trashion Mag. I Hate Miss Crybaby, September 2014: 39
• Tolley, Stuart. Collector's Edition. UK: Thames & Hudson, August 2014
• Sakaguchi, Takuya. "Los Angeles Free Music Society." Onzine, Vol. 1, 2014
• Ohanesian, Liz. "John Wiese Documents Sound with Video." KCET: Artbound, 2 July 2014
• Fördämning, Issue 3, December 2013: 19
• Oshiro, Kaz. "25 Artists: John Wiese." Modern Painters, December 2013
• Lynam, Ian. "Suburban Lawns—A Look At CalArts Past & Present." Idea Magazine, Issue 360, September 2013: 124–125
• X-Tra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Volume 15, Number 1, Fall 2012: 128
• Savini, Federico. "John Wiese." Blow Up, Issue 165, February 2012: 99
• Aspa, Mikko. "LHD: Even Still." Special Interests, Issue 8, Autumn 2012: 40–41
• Creative Review, January 2012: back cover
• Smith, Suzette. "Sissy Spacek." Portland Mercury, 8 December 2011: 35
• Marhaug, Lasse. "Sissy Spacek." Personal Best, Issue 1, November 2011: 30–36
• Gradin, Justin. "A Collection Of Collaborations: John Wiese's First 100 Records." Color, Issue 9.3, July 2011: 64–65
• Hardisty, J. Namdev. Function, Restraint, & Subversion In Typography. US: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
• Brown, August. "John Wiese And The New L.A. Noise." Los Angeles Times, 24 January 2011
• Lissoni, Andrea and Litizia Ragaglia. Nico Vascellari, Museion 2010. Milano: Mousse Publishing, 2010
• Roettinger, Brian, Mike Treff, Diego Hadis. Touchable Sound: A Collection Of 7-Inch Records From The USA. US: Soundscreen Design, 2010
• Richardson, Nick. "The Haters: John Wiese Hails Hollywood's Noise Veterans." The Wire, Issue 315, May 2010: 10–11
• Margasak, Peter. "The Other Sissy Spacek." Chicago Reader, 25 March 2010
• Carson, Nathan. "Music." Willamette Week, 10 February 2010: 33
• Young, Rob. The Wire Primers: A Guide To Modern Music. UK: Verso, 2009
• Hardisty, J. Namdev. DIY Album Art. NYC: Mark Batty Publisher, 2009
• Balzer, Jens. "Dieser Krach Braucht Kein Bewusstsein." Berliner Zeitung, 02 February 2009
• Martinez, Tia. "Bring The Noise." Slug, Vol. 19, Issue 228, October 2008: 28
• Tate, Aaron. "Laptop Noise." Ithaca Times, Vol. 31, Issue 4, 24 September 2008: 25
• Masters, Marc. "Noisey Neighbors." Signal To Noise, Issue 49, Spring 2008: 40–45
• Lamm, Olivier. "As Loud As Possible." Palais, Magazine Du Palais De Tokyo, Issue 03, June 2007
• Antonelli, Carlo. "Editoriale" Rolling Stone, RS 44, Giugno 2007: 9
• Burrows, Tim. "Are Your Ears Bleeding Yet?" Telegraph, 03 May 2007
• "John Wiese." Skyscraper, Issue 24, April 2007
• Pattison, Louis. "On Tour." Plan B, April 2007: 63
• Mattioli, Valerio. Noisers: Tracce, Percorsi E Greografie Del Nuovo Rumore USA. Italy: Tuttle Edizioni, 2007
• Walton, Nathanael Luke. "L.A. Is For Lovers." Tiny Creatures, Issue 1, 2006–2007: 23–33
• Ciuffi, Valentina. "Cuckoo Cuckoo Vascellari." Rodeo Magazine, No. 32, November 2006: 33
• "John Wiese." Rock-A-Rolla, Issue 5, September 2006
• Russell, Bruce. "Total Precision Grappling." The Wire, Issue 270, August 2006: 14
• Cummings, Raymond. "John Wiese." Signal To Noise, Issue 42, Summer 2006: 86
• "John Wiese." Grooves, Issue 20, June 2006
• Hall, Oliver. "John Wiese." Colonial, Issue 1, Fall/Winter 2005: 98–102
• Hall, Oliver. "Avant-Bliss." LA City Beat, 4 August 2005
Grown In California. US: AIGA, 2005
• Armstrong, Liz. "John Wiese, Insect Deli." Chicago Reader, 10 February 2005
• "John Wiese." Semtex, Issue 1, October 2004
• "New No Wave 200." Studio Voice, Volume 342, June 2004
• Klanten, R., H. Hellige, and T. Hulan. Sonic: Visuals For Music. Germany: Gestalten Verlag, 2004
• Friswold, Paul. "Critic's Pick." Riverfront Times, 22 December 2002
• Görtz, Von Oliver. "Wie Ein Stepp-Tänzer Unter Strom." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, 20 June 2002
Volume. LA: Hollywood Records, Issue 2, 2002
• Wiese, John. "Zuma Beach." Trepan. Vol. 3. LA: School Of Critical Studies, CalArts, 2001. 72–75.
• Glass, Seymour. "Fractional Widths Greater Than The Maximum Allowed." Bananafish, Issue 14, September 2000
• Walton, Roger. Alphabook. NYC: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1999


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