Amanda Martin Katz is a Los Angeles-based artist, writer and facilitator whose work explores the social, spatial, and performative embodiment of text. She works both independently and collaboratively to produce texts, objects, text-objects, video installations, performances, and dialogic facilitations. For the past ten years, she has been designing and operating conceptual residency projects that explore collaborative inquiry and embodied research methodologies (in Katz’s Deli, since 2012, and BOOKSHELVES, since 2016). Recent exhibitions and published or performed works include The Aural Kitchen, 3307 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles (2021), The Somatic Library, Sluice Magazine, London (2020), Publishing Against the Grain, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA (2019), Non-Disclosure Agreement for Artist-Artist Sexual Relationships, Foundations Magazine (2017) and Non-Disclosure Agreement: Contract Performance at New Women Space, Brooklyn (2018). She received a BA from Colgate University and a MFA from Otis College of Art and Design.