Performance Research Journal
Art Quarterly
Stephen Cripps, Performing Machines
Jeni's essay Volatile Materials in
Image Making

Essay for artist Caroline McCarthy
Searching for Art's New Publics
You'll Never Know: Drawing and
Random Interference

A Split Second of Paradise:
Live Art, Installation and Performance

Low Tide: Writings on Artists' Collaborations

Essays, articles and written


Essays, articles and written contributions

2013 Article on the work of Cadi Froehlich, a postgraduate student from Chelsea College of Art and Design for Axisweb as part of their MA Stars Programme
2013 ‘Volatile Materials in Image Making: The Appeal of Fire and Explosives in the 20th and 21st Centuries, using the work of Stephen Cripps as a point of articulation’, in Performance Research, Volume 18, No.1, February 2013
2013 an essay for Caroline McCarthy’s project for the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, May 2013
2012 interview with the artist Tania Kovats for the booklet GRAIN, published to coincide with her Wiltshire County Hall commission
2010 editor Searching for Art’s New Publics published by Intellect Books
  essay on the work of artist Nicky Hirst for Wild Blue Yonder publication
2009 interview with artist Marion Coutts for Pilot publication
2008 catalogue essay for National Review of Live Art 30th Anniversary edition
  essay Selling Initiatives, for a-n Knowledge Bank
2006-7 co-editor and author of introductory essay You’ll Never Know: Drawing and Random Interference catalogue for the Hayward Gallery touring show
2005 catalogue essay, Little Earth, London Fieldworks at the Wapping Project
2004-5 reviews and features for Blueprint, Art Review, Art Monthly on Riga Sculpture Trienniale and the Liverpool Biennial
2003 contributing writer Alastair MacLennan catalogue, published by Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
  essay/treatment on British Sculpture 1970-2000 for Channel 4 History of British Sculpture series
  introductory essay, ‘How to Live – a collaborative research project by Bobby Baker and Dr Richard Hallam’, for Experiment: conversations in art and science published by the Wellcome Trust
2002 contributing writer, Syzygy/Polaria, published by Black Dog
1999 - 2001 articles and reviews in Untitled and Public Art Journal
2000 catalogue essay on Hayley Newman for Becks’ Futures, ICA
1999 co-editor, Artsadmin : Twenty Years, a visual anthology of projects by artists associated with Artsadmin
1998 co-editor, A Split Second of Paradise, writings on live art, new performance and installation, published by Rivers Oram
1997 author, Low Tide - Writings on Artists’ Collaborations, essays on Bruce Gilchrist, TEA and Disorders at St Thomas’ Hospital published by Black Dog
1994 catalogue essay, Fallow Field, an exhibition by Tony Sinden, Stan Steele and Lulu Quinn, Royal Festival Hall, London
1992 chapter on “Working Methods”, Art in Public, AN Publications
1991 chapter on “Live Art Funding”, Live Art, AN Publications
1990 article on Silvia Ziranek, Performance Magazine
1989 article “Out in the Open - Live Art in Britain” Video Guide, Canada
1989 essay for the programme, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow
1987 essay “Performance Art in Britain, 1985-87’, Live Art Now, Arts Council of England
1986 catalogue introduction, Silvia Ziranek: International with Lipstick Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1986 article on Rose Finn-Kelcey, Performance Magazine
1984 essay on Rose Finn Kelcey, The British Show, British Council
1984 chapter “Galleries in Arts Centres”, The Artists Directory, AN Publications
1981 - 83 catalogue essays for a number of South Hill Park touring exhibitions including Bookworks, Graham Dean, Out of Print