Inaugural New York meeting of the Fainting Club
News & Events

The Fainting Club, Los Angeles, April 15th & The Fainting Club, Palm Desert, April 17th

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MTV RE:DEFINE Auction in Dallas, Texas, April 10th, Presented by the Goss-Michael Foundation

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America's Best Public Art for Summer 2015, by Mark Ellwood for Bloomberg Business

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Zoe Crosher, The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project & Expanded Shangri-LA'd - Palm Springs, The Palm Springs Museum at Palm Desert & Desert Center, April 3rd-5th

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Remembering Forward, Conversations on Photography at LAXART (in conversation with Jibade-Khalil Huffman & Matthew Poole)

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Zoe Crosher's Fantasy Manifests Destiny, by Alicia Eler for KCET

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Art Basel Crowdfunding Initiative for The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Kickstarter Campaign!

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Personalities: Fantasy and Identity in Photography and New Media at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, opening January 17th

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The L.A. Art We Want to See in 2015, by Catherine Wagley for LA Weekly

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Artists’ Choice: The Best Shows of 2014 for BLOUIN ARTINFO

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Projects
  • The New LA-LIKE
    1. LA-LIKE: Prospecting Palm Fronds
    2. LA-LIKE: Fools Gold Dust (Mimic) Paintings
    3. LA-LIKE: Day For Night (or Sunlight As Spotlight)
    4. Shangri-LA'd & Expanded Shangri-LA'd
    5. The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, in conjunction with LAND
    6. LA-LIKE: Composition I-10, Desert Center
    7. The Manifest Destiny Perfume
    8. LA Disappearing Frond-Like
    9. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific
    10. LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, Dessert Concepts & Recipes
    11. For An Evening with Eve Babitz, at the Chateau Marmont
    12. LA-LIKE: LAXART Billboard
    13. The Pools I Shot
    14. LA-LIKE
    15. LA-LIKE (LOST)
  • The Michelle duBois Project
    1. The Additive Dust Series
    2. The Disbanding of Michelle duBois
    3. Mae Wested
    4. The Disappearing of Michelle duBois
    5. The Vanishing of Michelle duBois
    6. Silhouetted
    7. The Uniqued Series
    8. All Her Shadows
    9. Blackened Last Four Days & Nights in Tokyo
    10. The Other Disappeared Nurse
    11. Almost the Same
    12. The Unveiling of Michelle DuBois
    13. The Unraveling of Michelle duBois
    14. Obfuscated
    15. The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois
    16. Polaroided
    17. Posed Postcards
  • Out the Window (LAX)
  • The Santa Cruz Kids
  • The Fainting Club
    1. The Fainting Club (New York City)
    2. The Fainting Club (Los Angeles)
  • Publications
    1. Forthcoming: The Re-duBois Book
    2. Returning to Berlin / Publication curated by Kim Schoen - Motto, Berlin (August 2013)
    3. Volume 4: The Disappearance of Michelle duBois, aka *Mitchi* (Fall 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    4. Volume 3: The Unveiling of Michelle duBois, aka *Cricket* (Spring 2012) Published by Aperture Ideas
    5. Volume 2: The Unraveling of Michelle duBois, aka *Alice Johnson* (Fall 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    6. Volume 1: The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois, aka *Kathy* (Spring 2011) Published by Aperture Ideas
    7. Out the Window (LAX) with essays by Norman Klein, Pico Iyer, & Julian Meyers (2007)
    8. NTNTNT (2004)
  • Recent Press
    1. America's Best Public Art for Summer 2015, by Mark Ellwood - Bloomberg Business (2015) Momin has worked with artist Zoe Crusher to ringmistress 10 artists in creating approximately 100 billboards along I-10 from Florida to California.
    2. Cross-continent highway billboard project is Manifest Destiny, by Scarlet Cheng - LA Times (2015) Los Angeles artist Zoe Crosher's contribution, Chapter 9 in the transcontinental opus, opened this weekend in the Palm Springs area.
    3. Zoe Crosher's Fantasy Manifests Destiny, by Alicia Eler - KCET (2015) The California leg of the trip finishes this Spring and Summer 2015 with Crosher in Palm Springs and Matthew Brannon in Los Angeles.
    4. Artists’ Choice: The Best Shows of 2014, by Scott Indrisek - BLOUIN ARTINFO  (2014) Artists offer up their highlights from the past 12 months in the art world.
    5. The L.A. Art We Want to See in 2015, by Catherine Wagley - LA Weekly (2014) The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project that artist Zoe Crosher organized with the nonprofit LAND, installing billboards along the I-10 West, will be moving closer to L.A. as March winds down.
    6. Institute for Art and Olfaction Elevates the Scents, by Ingrid Schmidt - LA Times (2014) Zoe Crosher and IAO have created 10 limited-edition fragrances to signify each stop along the route of the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project.
    7. Andrew Berardini Muses on Swimming Pool Cool - Art Review (2014) Just Ease on into the Water, by Andrew Berardini - Art Review, November 2014
    8. The Fainting Club: A Los Angeles Ladies-Only Dinner Club Migrates to New York by Charlotte Druckman - New York Times T Magazine (2014) With their latest dinner party, Zoe Crosher expands The Fainting Club outside of California.
    9. Ladies' Night, by Charlotte Druckman - In print, Sunday Styles, New York Times  (2014) In Print, Sunday Styles, New York Times, November 9th, 2014.
    10. Zoe Crosher's Arugula Salad on Julia Sherman's Salad For President (2014) Julie Sherman from Salad for President visits Zoe Crosher at home to share an Arugula Salad and discuss her work.
    11. All Across America, Artists Are Taking Over Billboards, by Dawn Chan - New York Times T Magazine (2014) "The curators, Zoe Crosher and Shamim M. Momin, aim to question the problematic history of manifest destiny..."
    12. Hollywood Steps Out for Fundraiser in Support of Public Art Projects (2014) One of LAND's most visible recent projects is a progressive nationwide art installation called Manifest Destiny, featuring artists' images on billboards on Interstate 10 from the East Coast to Los Angeles.
    13. Westward Exhibition: Billboard Art Unfolds Across America by Jillian Steinhauer - Hyperallergic (2014) "Billboards are the last bastion of the icon,” artist Zoe Crosher says, “because they work so fast. The images have to be fast, dirty, quick, and really loud.”
    14. The Expansion of the Instant: Photography, Anxiety, Infinity by Kim Schoen, X-Tra Summer Issue (2014) Zoe Crosher is Michelle duBois. Or Michelle duBois is Zoe Crosher. Or neither is neither or both are both.
    15. ARTnews: Sign Language (2014) ARTnews covers The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, article by Lamar Anderson, April 2014.
    16. Expansion West: The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project (2014) From California to Florida, the project brings ten contemporary artists together, creating 100 art-infused billboards along the highway.
    17. The Most Compelling Artists to Follow on Instagram / Artspace (2014) ...following their accounts sometimes provides intimate access to their creative process, and just as often is just plain fun. Here’s a roundup of some of the most engaging artists to follow.
    18. The Los Angeles Nomadic Division Sets Up Camp, by Nicholas Korody - Art + Architecture (2014) The intention is to give a physicalized reminder of this extraordinarily influential (and often times destructive) 19th century belief which unabashedly dictated the expansion west, that still dictates our movement west, and to gently place/implicate/remind the people unknowingly participating in that landscape along the way.
    19. LAND Rover, C Magazine, March (2014) For The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, L.A. artist Zoe Crosher & LAND's director and curator...
    20. On The Road, Chapter 1 (2014) At the moment the United States was born, an exhibition of a new genre...from dailyshopwindow