Matthew Schum is a writer based in Los Angeles. In 2015 he received his PhD from the University of California San Diego and has been a lecturer in art history at Otis College of Art, NYU Steinhart and Cal State University Bakersfield. Curatorial projects include the MYSYSYPYN at the Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids; Bosco Sodi,Malpaís in West Hollywood; Itasca at the Bindery Projects, St. Paul; Five Artists at David Nolan Gallery, New York; David Hartt, Interval, and Eamon Ore-Giron, Morococha for LAXART, Hollywood, among others. He is editing an anthology for SALT, Istanbul, as well as a monograph on filmmaker-artist Mark Boulos for Forma Art London, published by Hatje Cantz. Matthew has written for X-tra, Mousse Magazine, Flash Art International and Artforum.