Molly Soda’s recent digital painting is featured in the current online exhibition curated by Matthew Britton & Brett O’Connor at 404 Error Gallery. Check out the show here.
Vivi Kalliniku interviews Molly Soda about her work, her nudes and what it means to be online. Vivi writes “Her Twitter feed is a piece of performance art. Her YouTube beauty tutorials have an inimitable style and her take on the digital is what everyone should be talking about.” Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s Comfort Zone on view at AKG is featured on This is Tomorrow. Read the full article here.
Viollette Collective interviews Molly Soda via Skype. Listen to the full interview here.
Molly Soda was interviewed with regards to her exhibition Comfort Zone at AKG by Spindle magazine. Victoria Pierce writes, ” Comfort Zone brings together the artist’s exploration of how social media, instant messaging and constant online sharing invades and affects our lives today, blurring the lines between our private and public self.” Read the full article here.
Angela Pippo has reviewed Molly Soda Comfort Zone in Curating the Contemporary. She writes: “Molly Soda’s practice responds to the broad preoccupation with the changing of global social dynamics, and for her second solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, she proposes a new selection of projects by opening the door of her MacBook memory”. Read the full article here.
Iman El Kafrawi reviews Molly Soda’s solo-exhibition Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery for Artefact Magazine. She writes that Comfort Zone “is a raw, authentic view on the way the public world of social media and the Internet is embedded into our ‘private’ lives, and that we are never alone.” To read the full review, click here.
Molly Soda’s solo show, Comfort Zone, has been reviewed by Blouin ArtInfo’s Amanda Avery. You can find the full article here.
Molly Soda Comfort Zone has been listed by the writer and curator, Paul Carey-Kent as the gallery show to see in London along with Neo Rauch at David Zwirner, Donna Huanca at Zabludowicz, Cindy Sherman and David Salle at Skarstedt. He writes: “I often feel that artists using new media ending up making ersatz versions of what could been made by other means, but American Molly Soda’s stream of screens, iPads, selfies, messages and images does feel genuinely alternative” in “Choices up Now“. Read the full article here.
Curatorial platform Alternative Escape has interviewed Molly Soda. Her solo show, Comfort Zone, is on view through 12 November at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can read the full interview here.
Marianne Eloise has written a review of Molly Soda’s solo show Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can find the full article here.
Molly Soda is featured in “How Feminist Photography of the 1970’s Paved the Way for Women Artist Today“. Charlotte Jansen writes: “Simultaneously sexy and imperfect, Hannah Wilke’s SOS Stratification Object Series (1975) recalls the body-hair flouting tactics and censor-defying use of nudity and menstrual blood of young feminist artists, such as Molly Soda.” Read the full article here.
Gloria Cardona interviews Molly Soda on Comfort Zone, the artist’s second solo show with Annka Kultys Gallery, and writes “Molly Soda Challenges the Notion of Private Areas as Safe-havens“. Read the article here.
Jamie Loftus interviews Molly Soda about her artistic practice, while the artist is preparing for her second solo exhibition Comfort Zone on view 14 October 2016 at Annka Kultys Gallery in London. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda is featured on Artnet in “9 Emerging Artist You Need to Know About Right Now“. Listing young artists across America who are catching our eye right now, Caroline Elbaor & Brian Boucher describe Molly Soda’s first ever solo exhibition as “impressive solo show at London’s newly-minted Annka Kultys Gallery”. Read the full article here.
The gallery group exhibition Zero Zero on view at Annka Kultys Gallery is featured in Mousse Magazine.
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Molly Soda is featured in a group show Your Digital Self Hates You in Bern, Switzerland. The exhibition also features Ann Hirsch, Camille Kaiser, Elisa Giardina Papa, Sunita Prasad, Tabita Rezaire, Mathias Ringgenberg, Amalia Ulman, and May Waver. The show runs from 7-23 July, 2016.
Nowness’ feature Zero Zero Takeover reports Annka Kultys Gallery’s summer group show Zero Zero.
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Zero Zero, at Annka Kultys Gallery, was reviewed by Robert Barry for The Quietus.
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Molly Soda was interviewed by Paper Mag with regards to her latest series of digital paintings inspired by Sex and the City. Soda is quoted saying: “Sex and the City is such a visually-pleasing show to me — the outfits, the city, the fantastical “events” they find themselves at. I wanted to take those elements and combine them with my personal touch and sort of bring their world into my world.” Read the full article here.
Efi Michalarou at dreamideamachine has profiled Zero Zero, the lates exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery.
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Vice has interviewed Romke Hoogwaerts about Mossless, a new photography publication that features work by Molly Soda and Signe Pierce.
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Molly Soda is interviewed for the article “How I get By: The Lives of Five American Artists” by Ryan Steadman for the Observer. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s article ‘This Web Artist Is Ditching The Razor And Fighting The Patriarchy’ was featured in the April 2016 issue of Nylon magazine. Read the full article here.
CCS Centre Galleries exhibition Doubly So in Detroit, including works my Molly Soda, is reported in Detroit Free Press. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s work in the exhibition Doubly So at the CCS Centre Galleries in Detroit is reviewed by Clara DeGalan for the Detroit Art Review. She writes, “Soda’s work in “Doubly So” left me with a grim suspicion that autonomy of image in social media still alludes women, and it’s a problem we are going to have to spend a few more decades thinking our way around.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s exhibition From my bedroom to yours at AKG is mentioned in Paul Carey-Kent’s article “Getting Art” in Art Monthly. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda is featured in the Guardian in the article “Are Selfies empowering for women?” by Laura Bates who writes: “Artist Molly Soda last year leaked her own nude snaps in a statement about regaining power and control from nude picture hackers”. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda is featured in the group show The Mercury Theatre Reality Show organised by Galerie Christophe Gaillard in Paris. The exhibition features 30 artists adopting an anonymous group instagram account: The_Mercury_Theatre and runs from 1-28 February 2016.
Katie Gavin writes about Molly Soda’s Pretend (2015) for Flaunt magazine. “Molly Soda erases the line between artifice and sincerity, and the fluctuating boundaries of 21st century social media performance art” says Gavin. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s solo exhibition at AKG From My Bedroom To Yours is mentioned on Aujourd’hui. Read the full article here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was published on Mousse Magazine. Read the full article here .
East London Lines has just reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show in the United Kingdom. Author Emilie Shane writes, “[Soda’s] videos and images are raw, presenting an authentic experience of being a girl on the Internet. According to Soda: “That’s activism in itself – just putting yourself out there as a woman – being totally unashamed of who you are and what you’re about.” To read the full review, click here.
1883 Magazine has just reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. Author Jacopo Nuvo writes, “She likes to call herself a ‘webcam princess’; yet Molly Soda is more than a mere ‘Internet sensation’, and her debut solo show proves it.” You can find the full review here .
Blogger Issey Scott has reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. To read the full review, click here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was reviewed by Charlotte Jansen for Artslant. Jansen is convinced that “the show is a confident leap in a new direction, both for the artist, and for the art of this genre”. Read the full review here.
The White Pube writers Gabriella de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad have just reviewed From My Bedroom to Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. Describing the complexity of the ideas that Soda presents in the show, Muhammad writes “I always, always in my mind want to make the kind of work that makes you stop. I want to make work that is arresting. That makes you pull out your phone and plop it on Instagram, that you take a selfie in front of. I want my work to look good with a filter on it as well as in real life. Molly’s show did that.” To read the full review, click here .
AQNB has featured From My Bedroom to Yours To read the full listing, click here.
Ione Gamble has interviewed Molly Soda about her first solo show, From My Bedroom To Yours, on the ASOS Likes blog. The show will remain on view at Annka Kultys Gallery through 16 January 2016. To read the full interview, click here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was reviewed by Marianne Eloise for February Stationery. She writes, “The work itself, some of her most iconic videos and Newhive pieces from over the years, is delightfully at odds with the ‘girly’ pinks. It speaks of the real juxtaposition that happens within young women, wherein we feel such intense sadness and pain in intimate girly bedroom spaces.” Read the full article here.
Ladygunn has just interviewed Molly Soda in anticipation of her upcoming solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery. The author writes: “Despite the never ending sounds and voices of so many people in the digital stratosphere Molly has made it to the frontier lines of that world for her engaging and deeply personal work that includes explores self-identity and self depreciation, feminism, culture, and perversion. From her uninhibited selfies, her raw emotions and her uncategorizable take on the modern world, with Molly Soda everything she puts out is a bit surprising, a bit alarming and a bit real.” To read the full article, click here.
Dazed Digital has just published a roundtable discussion about censorship online between Molly Soda and Rupi Kaur, Arvida Byström, Saerah Lee and Alexandra Marzella. Opening the conversation, Soda says: “The way women are perceived online is just a heightened reflection of society and the way women, and particularly their bodies, are treated in real life. Everything you put out there essentially invites others to criticise and interpret your image.” You can find their full conversation here.
i-D has published a short review of hot in here, the group show at Sunday Gallery in Los Angeles featuring works by Molly Soda. The show, on view through 5 August 2015, also includes work by Arvida Byström, Mayan Toledano, Vivian Fu, Grace Miceli and Molly Matalon. To read the full article, click here.
Molly Soda has been mentioned in an article posted on NPR about the art of the selfie. Describing Soda’s signature self-portrait aesthetic, the author writes: “Soda is among those who do not clean up their selfies. She’s going for an unvarnished, alternative look.” To read the full article, click here.
Molly Soda has been interviewed by Kayla Unnerstall for Bullett Magazine about the release of her most recent zine, I don’t want you to miss me. Describing the evolution of her practice, Soda says: “I started thinking about websites as art and videos as art and using the Internet as a tool to get my work out there and using it as a medium to make work on instead of having to make a print, painting or a physical piece. I think I’ve evolved in that way that I’m not separating my real life practice from my online art practice anymore. It’s all melded into one thing.” You can find the full interview here.
Galore Magazine has just published a new interview with Molly Soda. Upon responding to writer Maria Pasquini’s request for Soda to describe her practice in 10 words or less, Soda replies: “webcam princess explores digital intimacy and cyber sincerity.” You can find the full interview here.
Bullett Magazine‘s Kayla Unnerstall has written about the controversy surrounding the release of Molly Soda’s zine should i send this / ur so emo about boys. While some have called the zine feminist artwork, others have decried the work as vapid and narcissistic. To read the full piece, click here.
Dazed Digital has just published an article about Should I Send This?, Molly Soda’s latest zine in which the artist publishes a selection of previously unseen nude images and sexts. The author, Alice Mosey, writes: “Far from a bunch of awkward nudes and cringeworthy chat-up lines, Should I Send This? highlights how we construct our intimacy while hiding behind a screen.” You can find the full article here.
Molly Soda’s involvement in the glitch art project This is Not an Error has been reported on by Priscilla Frank of the Huffington Post. Other artists included in the project are Jeanette Hayes, LaTurbo Avedon, So Sad Today and more. To read the article and see Soda’s glitches-out 404 error page, click here.
Dazed writer Alice Mosey interviews Molly Soda about her digital exhibition, Me and My Bear, hosted on New Hive.Continue reading “DAZED | 09 April 2015”