Emily Marchand (b. Sacramento, CA) works with food, textiles, and sculpture to explore ideas of survivalism, preservation, and the decentralization of humans in relation to ecology and nature. She works with earthen materials that have transformative abilities, such as clay, salt, fabrics, and metals. Marchand received her BA from UCLA and her MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Selected projects include Solarium at The Pit (Glendale, CA), A Thousand Lunches, Current: LA Food Public Art Triennial, homeLA, Genius Loci at Setareh Gallery (Düsseldorf, DE), Leaning Tower of Pisa at DXIX (Venice, CA), soft ammunition at NowSpace (Los Angeles, CA), and Artists + Institutions at MAK Center (Los Angeles, CA).