Every Ocean Hughes

Every Ocean Hughes (formerly known as Emily Roysdon) is a transdisciplinary artist and writer.

Solo shows include Whitney Museum of American Art (2023), Studio Voltaire, London (2022), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2022), Secession, Vienna (2015), and PARTICIPANT INC. New York (2015). She has received commissions for new work from Tate Modern, London (2012, 2017), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2014), and The Kitchen, New York (2010). Group exhibitions include Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014, 2023), Hammer Museum and Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2021), Future Generation Art Prize at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (2010), and the Whitney Biennial (2010).

Collaboration has been a central part of her practice including as editor and co-founder of the queer feminist journal and artist collective LTTR, lyric writing for several bands and costume design. She's curated several exhibitions and screening series at Tate Modern (London), Grand Arts (Kansas City), X Initiative (New York), AiR Gallery (Brooklyn), and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.

Hughes also works as a coach for artists, creative producers, and those that love them—West Street Coaching.




We believe in karaoke—a powerful tool inviting vulnerability, connection, and joy! Whether you like to sing out loud, cheer others on, or just observe quietly, you are welcome to join Dept of Transformation. Just take a deep breath and answer the question: "What is a song you would like to hear sung in karaoke?"


Title Artist Duration
Gasolina Daddy Yankee 03:12
Hips Don't Lie Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean 02:28
Pocketful of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield 03:34
Let's Go Crazy Prince & The Revolution 04:54


We invite you to share your favorite songs, whether they're beloved classics or hidden gems, and let your musical choices become part of our collective soundtrack. By submitting your tracks, you'll help create an inclusive, dynamic playlist that brings us closer together through the power of music.

To submit a song, please send a Link to a Youtube Video in the form below.