Postcard for Domingo Castillo’s exhibition “New Acquisition,” 2019 (Still from “One Froggy Evening,” 1955)

Goyanes photo by OK Mccausland

Rob Goyanes is a writer, editor, and musician from Miami, Florida, living in Los Angeles. He is currently working on two books. One of them is about his friend Asif Farooq, an artist who built a life-sized Soviet jet fighter out of paper and glue. The other book is a novel.  
Goyanes works as a copyeditor and proofreader for book publishers, popular and unpopular magazines, fiction writers, artists, curators, graduate students, and music labels.

Feel free to reach out with inquiries and sweet notes. 

Contact: robgoyanes@gmail.com

Some press:
Paper Trail, Bookforum, 2021

“Aesthetics and Politics at the New Museum Triennial,” The New Yorker, 2018 

2022. “Dying Letter,” Emerson Dorsch
2020. “Hourglass,” The Quarterless Review
2018. “Dale’s Fever,” Contemporary Art Stavanger (part 1 / part 2)
2018. “The Broken Wand,” Downtown Paintings, RUINS Press

Essays, profiles
2022. “Love Language” (part 1, 2, and 3), Cultured
2021. “Suddenly an Archive,” Burnaway
2021. Garret Bradley, Cultured
2019. Brian Evenson, BOMB
2018. “Last Resort,” Affidavit
2018. “How a Russian Librarian Aimed to Cheat Death,” GARAGE
2017. “I Won’t Fear My Passions Like a Coward,” Los Angeles Review of Books
2017. “A Palace of Unsaids,” e-flux journal   
2016. “Amelia Earhart’s Hialeah Layover,” The Miami Rail
2016. “The Greeting Kiss: Biography of a Miami Gesture,” The Miami Rail
2015. “Asif Farooq’s Paper Plane,” Interview
2015. “’Songs Feel Like Muscle Memory, Or, I’m Off Social Media, HMU on YouTube,’” The Miami Rail  

2020. “‘There’s a Real Climate of Fear’: Students and Former Staff Speak Out About the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s CEO,” Artnet
2019. “The Ecological War on Gaza,” Jewish Currents
2016. “An archive reveals the personal and political realities of Iraqi Jews, but mysteries remain,” The Miami Herald
2016. “The Secret History of Florida Prison Labor,” The New Tropic
2013. “Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short,” WLRN

2020. “Seduce and Destroy: Hannah Levy’s Dangerous-Looking Sculptures,” Art in America  
2019. “Elaine Khan’s Romance or The End,” BOMB
2019. “Gina Beavers: The Life I Deserve,” ArtReview
2019. “Fin Simonetti at Company,” Art in America
2019. "Nicholas Lobo’s ‘Wellness Center’," Art Agenda
2016. “PAMM exhibit dabbles in funk, metaphysics,” The Miami Herald
2016. “Colombian sculptor’s works comment on nation’s violent history,” The Miami Herald
2014. “The Cold War in Florida’s Wetlands,” Hyperallergic
2013. “Martin Kippenberger: Sehr Gut/Very Good,” The Miami Rail
2013. “Work Of Florida’s ‘Highwaymen’ Gets a New Life,” WLRN

Grants & awards
2021. City Artist Corps Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts 
2017. Art Writing Workshop, IACA/Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation
2017. Public Space Challenge, Miami Foundation (Miami Music Club)
2017. Bas Fisher Invitational, Open Call for Projects (Miami Music Club)
2017. Mastermind Award, Miami New Times (Miami Music Club)
2016. Knight Arts Challenge, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, (Miami Music Club)
2013. Community Supported Art Program, Cannonball 
2012. Miami Writer’s Prize, Artlurker 

Residencies, teaching
2019. Key West Literary Seminar, writer-in-residence
2018. Contemporary Art Stavanger, Residency in Art Writing, Stavanger, Norway
2017. Crypta747 Residency, shortlisted, Torino, Italy
2016. ICA, Miami: Residents (Miami Music Club)
2015. Writer in Residence, Meta-Gallery at Locust Projects, Miami
2014. Teacher in Residence, MOCA, North Miami
2013. Writer in residence, General Practice, Miami

2019. “We Take a Look But Give a Listen,” enmossed
2019. “Calaesthetics/Cone of Perversity,” Psychic Liberation
2018. “The Club Is a Concept,” 2100

“Netherlandish Proverbs,” Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1599 

“The Ears Between Worlds Are Always Speaking,” Postcommodity, 2017