Max is a professor of fine art at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador.



book forthcoming:

On Bringing Water to Boil in Valdivia

Gravel Projects.



studied freie bildende kunst at Kunsthochschule Mainz


studied comparative lit. at The Evergreen State College


was resident with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council



stolkinmax [at]



@maxstolkin on instagram









elsewhere: stolen volumes archive




MTalks: Leaky Narrative

Print edition for MPavillion, Melbourne.

Introduced and edited by Anita Spooner/ Interval


MPavilion is an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, supported by City of Melbourne, State Government of Victoria, through Creative Victoria and ANZ.


A5, 10 page saddle stitched pamphlet.

ISBN : 978-1-5323-6696-3.

Typhase: Phase by Elias Hanzer.



The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter

Protocol #9: FEHLER Magazin für Architektur im Kontext


Verlag der Universität der Künste Berlin


Available: Books People Places


River Wife includes contributions from:

Leah Beeferman, Chen Yinchi, David Schaberg, Gary Snyder, Jiajia Zhang, Ariana Reines, Dryden Wells,and Luke Stettner

Designed by Elias Hanzer



Luke Stettner and Max Stolkin for Daily Lazy



Perf Doc Work Group

Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Sunday September 10th, 1pm (AEST), ACMI Studio 1, Melbourne


presented by Interval/Anita Spooner, with: Kristina Bengtsson, Matthew Berka, Paolo Cirio, Frances Fleetwood, Joe Hamilton, Nikki Lam, Eugenia Lim, Rowan McNaught, and Max Stolkin



Tapping, KANSAS Gallery, NYC

Jenni Crain

Carey Denniston

Adam Kremer

Boru O'Brien O'Connell

Luke Stettner & Max Stolkin



Very Level Walls, White Flag Projects

Andrew Norman Wilson and Max Stolkin, organized by Carlos Reyes



Covertext: Is The Artist Necessary for Making Art Today?

Edited by Swantje Lichtenstein and Tom Lingnau


contributors: Jono Podmore, Nick Montfort, Hannes Bajohr, Scott Myles, Daniel Scott Snelson, Birgit Kempker, Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Max Stolkin, Antonia Low, Derek Beaulieu, Nick Thurston, Mara Genschel, Mi You, Dag Erik Elgin

56 pages, b/w, paperback, english, 17,4 x 11,6 cm

Supported by SK Stiftung Kultur Cologne

available at: Vosberg, Cologne, , Buchhandlung Walther König,

Printed Matter, NYC



He Do The Police in Different Voices, with Ullrich Hellmann

500 words for Is The Artist Necessary for Making Art Today?



Künstlerbücher für Alles, Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen / Weserburg


Die Ausstellung des Zentrums für Künstlerpublikationen ist ein Kooperationsprojekt mit der Universität Bremen.



Versions, Printed Matter's Emerging Artists Publication Series


Book Launch: The Classroom, NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, with:

Corina Copp

David Court

Cameron Crawford

Cynthia Daignault

Dieter Kiessling

Sarah Mock

Luke Stettner


Printed Matter's Emerging Artists Publication Series serves to showcase emerging artists whose practice has demonstrated a commitment to experimentation within the artists' book medium in unusual and exciting ways. Series design and production coordination by Garrick Gott. The series is generously funded by the Jerome Foundation.



Some False Moves, Present CO, Brooklyn

Alexandre Brandáo, Amanda Curreri, Jennifer Grimyser, Zerek Kempf, Yemi Mao, Lance Rautzhan, Max Stolkin, Angie Waller, Robin Winters, and Audra Wolowiec.



Drafts and Fragments, AKV Berlin

b/w offset print, Edition of 200



Footnotes to the Great American Poets appear in:


LOOFY MAGAZIN #5, The Fiction of American Landscape Fiction, AKV Berlin

Edited by Donwood Bricks and Max Stocklosa

Paperback, 52 pages, b/w Offset, 20 x 14 cm, edition of 200


Night Papers IV, an occasional publication of Night Gallery, in Los Angeles.



DIY(visits Chicago): Photographers and Books, Columbia College, Chicago- Center for Book and Paper Arts




It's about Time, Quartair, The Hague

A TimeBank initiative curated by Kosta Tonev

Press Release



Homing, Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, Blackpool, UK.



DIY: Photographers and Books,Cleveland Museum of Art,

Curated by Barbara Tannenbaum