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Ajax CV

 
 

EMPLOYMENT Creative Director/Artist: Hex & Cipher, 05/12-Current

The Gonzo Museum: Editor, 11/12- Current

Hard Case Crime, Assistant Creative Director, 08/11-06/12

National Geographic, Young Explorer’s Grant, 09/10-05/11

Colors Magazine: Editorial Research, 03/09-05/10

N.Y. Police Department, NY, NY: Photography Intern 01/05-05/05

EDUCATION Harvard University, Cambridge, MA ALB, Anthropology, Sept. 2009-2011* Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY Degree: Bachelor of Arts: Middle Eastern Politics, Minor: Studio Art, August 2005 GPA: 3.74 Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Pi Sigma Alpha Bard College: Globalization & International Politics Program, Spring 2005 American University in Cairo, Egypt, December 2003-July 2004

Sculpture & Photography Shows and Projects: Palace of The Beast, Solo Sculpture Show, July 2018 Cult of Phi, Solo Sculpture Show, Gonzo Gallery, February 2016 Pyramid of Doom, Installation, Lamu, Kenya, March 2014 Collaboration with Richard Prince, November 2012 Harvard University, Public Art Initiative, Cambridge, MA May 2010 Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: photography show, May 2008

Writing Freak Power, Hunter Thompson’s Campaign for Sheriff, Editor Gonzo Museum, Projects Editor, 2012-Current Muse Productions, Script Development, 2011-2014 Colors Magazine, Assistant Editor 2009-2011 Squaw Valley Writers Workshop 2010 Aspen Summer Words, Advanced Fiction 2008 & 2010

Ajax Phillips pippiberyl@gmail.com www.ajaxaxe.com International Work: Colombia (3 years), Kenya (3 years), Egypt (1 year), Sudan (1 year), Ethiopia, Rwanda, China, South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, Turkey, Lebanon, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala, and Europe. Foreign Languages: Arabic (conversational) and Spanish (fluent)

REFERENCES Daniel Watkins, Curator, The Gonzo Museum, Aspen, CO dj@gonzogallery.com Abdalla Khalil, Senior Regional Officer, UNHCR, KHALILA@unhcr.org Charles Ardai, Editor, Hard Case Crime, charles@winterfall.com