Art Writings

art writings
[downloadable pdf's]

These are my writings on specific art practices and/or on art practice in general, and some attempts at writing as art practice.

The Stars My Destination, pp. 92-95, IOCOSE: Loops and Vectors, ed. Francesca Lazzarini, Modena: Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, pp. 2022. ISBN 9788894552140

A Thousand Devices, pp. 40-43, Michiko Itatani: Celestial Stage. Chicago, Illinois: Wrightwood 659, 2022. ISBN 9798218074647

Plastique Fantastique Review of the Kibbo Kift: Seven Celebrations/Seven Critiques/Seven Parallels (with David burrows), pp. 225-33, Visual Culture in Britain, vol. 17, no. 2, August 2016. ISSN 1471-4787

Monarch Drone Communiqué, (with David Burrows, Michael Jackson and Stuart Tait), n.p. (20 pp.), Culture Machine, vol. 16, 2015 (online journal: ISSN 1465-4121

MYTH-SCIENCE, pp. 106-21, Rattle: A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing, No. 5, December 2015. ISSN 2047-3885

The Seven Courts of the Mall (or, We Have Always Been Medieval), pp. i-vi, Preface to The Confraternity of Neoflagellants, thN Lng folk 2go: Investigating Future Premoderns, Brooklyn: Punctum, 2013. ISBN-13 978-0615890258

Contribution to an Artistic Anthropology, Naim June Paik Reader: One, pp. 52-5, ed. Youngchul Lee and Henk Slager, Gyeonggi-do (Korea): Naim June Paik Art Centre, 2010, ISSN: 2092-9315.

Fiction, Vocabulaboratories, pp. 47-50, ed. Manuela Zechner et al, Amsterdam: LISA, 2008. ISBN 978-90-78632-02-3

The City and an Art Practice (catalogue essay), Allsopp&Weir: Some Time Repeating an Embarrassed Word, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London, May 2007.

A Conversation (catalogue essay), Haley and Sue Tompkins, Spike Island, Bristol, March 2007 (publication forthcoming).

Science Fiction, or Painting, the Abstract Machine (catalogue essay), DJ Simpson: Works, pp. 81-5, Warwick: Mead Gallery, 2007. ISBN 0-90268-380-2, 2007.

Academy: The Production of Subjectivity, Academy, pp. 238-44, ed. Irit Rogoff et al, Frankfurt: Revolver, 2006.

Becoming Adolescent (Eight Themes in Roxy Walsh’s Paintings) (catalogue essay), Roxy Walsh: Felix Culpa, pp. 12-15, Birmingham: Article Press, 2006.

The New Moderns, The Showroom Annual, pp. 46-51, London: The Showroom Gallery, December 2005. ISBN 0-9542362-4-6

Ten Concepts Following Cathy Wilkes’ Practice, Afterall, pp. 65-70, no. 12, 2005. ISBN 1-84638-023-5

Four Moments for an Expanded Practice (following Deleuze, following Spinoza), Issues in Contemporary Aesthetics, pp. 67-9, May 2005. ISBN 0-9550037-0-9

First Manifesto for the Guerrilla Plastique Fantastique (catalogue essay), David Burrows: New Life, pp. 1-4, Warwick: Mead Gallery: 2004. ISBN 0-902683-70-5

Retreat Diary, Frozen Tears II, pp. 242-5, Birmingham: Article Press, 2004. ISBN 1-873352-88-3

What is an Event? (catalogue essay), Yesvember, pp. 20-4, London: Camberwell, 2004.

Dissenting Machines, Outside Edge, 2, online journal (, June 2003.