Knowledge Identifier: +Scott_Treleaven
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1972.
Countries: United States (50%), United Kingdom (38%), Switzerland (13%)
Linked to: Etobicoke School of the Arts, Contemporary Arts Museum Huston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Concurrent with the documentary Queercore: A Punk-u-mentary, Treleaven created an illustrated zine project called This Is The Salivation Army (19961999): a mix of punk, goth, occult, and industrial music aesthetics, alongside homages to iconoclasts like William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, William Blake, and Derek Jarman.
In 2002 Treleaven presented an overview of his independent publishing experiences in a film entitled The Salivation Army which has been screened at MOMA and Art Basel, Switzerland.
In 2005 photographer/director Carter Smith approached Treleaven about adapting his published horror story, Bugcrush, into Smith's Sundance Film Festival award-winning short film.
In 2007, Some Boys Wander By Mistake, a catalog of Treleaven's collages, photos, sculptures and films emerged, featuring a conversation with artist Jack Pierson, an essay by Terence Hannum of folk band Unlucky Atlas and Locrian, and five new poems by Dennis Cooper based on the work.
In March 2011, The Museum of Modern Art in New York featured a program of Treleaven's films as part of the ://www
Treleaven's drawings are included in the final segment of 'Outside the Lines' at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, a major 2014 survey of contemporary abstraction