Emily Colucci is a writer, curator and co-founder of Filthy Dreams, a blog analyzing art, culture and politics with a touch of camp. Emily is the recipient of a 2016 Creative Capital|Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for Filthy Dreams.
Writing for print magazines, online venues and exhibition catalogues, Emily has contributed to them., VICE Magazine, POZ Magazine, Flaunt Magazine, Muse Magazine, ArtVoices Magazine, Salon, LA Review of Books, Art Papers Magazine, Hi-Fructose Magazine, Malibu Magazine, Art F City, Ms Magazine, Frontrunner Magazine, CRUSH Fanzine, New York Magazine’s Bedford and Bowery, WhiteWall Magazine, Hyperallergic, among others.
She is the curator of Idol Worship, a group exhibition celebrating of role model adoration as a survival strategy, which opens at Smack Mellon on November 16. In 2017, she curated a group exhibition Night Fever at Pittsburgh’s Future Tenant on disco and its aesthetic legacy. She also co-curated Visual AIDS’s annual exhibition Party Out Of Bounds: Nightlife As Activism Since 1980 at LaMaMa Galleria, as well as its satellite installation Courtship Disorder by John Walter in London’s White Cubicle Toilet Gallery at the late George & Dragon Pub.