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‘Jonathan H. S. Ross: The Parasite and the Pavilion’, Unchorus 2023, edited by Rosie Hermon and Eileen Daly, London: Freelands Foundation, 2023: pp. 169-182 ISBN: 978-1-8382572-3-1


Review of Radical Mainstream by Colin Perry, MIRAJ, Issue 10.1/2 – Special Ecologies double issue, 2021, pp. 244-250. https://doi.org/10.1386/miraj_00073_5

‘Cloud Bodies’,  Jordan Baseman, A Different Kind of Different, London: Matt’s Gallery, 2021: 1-15. ISBN: 9781912717149

(Catalogue text, in English and German),‘Turn About and Within’, Irina Gheorghe: Methods for the Study of What Is Not There, Berlin: Bierke Verlag, 2021: 19-29.

(Catalogue text, republished) ‘We Speak Stone’, Barbara Knezevic: Tools for Wellbeing, Dublin: RHA, 2021, 18-21.

(Exhibition text on the work of Ciara Roche and Emma Roche) ‘Pigments and Proper Names‘, Ochre, Wexford Arts Centre, June 2021.

(Exhibition text) ‘Immediate Goals’, Little did they know: EVA International, April 2021


(Book Chapter) ‘Materialising the Body of the Actor: Labour, Memory and Storage’ in Theorizing Film through Contemporary Art: Expanding Cinema, edited by Jill Murphy and Laura Rascaroli, Amsterdam University Press, 2020: 83-99. ISBN: 9789462989467

(Catalogue text) Phillip Warnell, Intimate Distances, Open City Documentary Festival 2020.

(Art Writing, exhibition review) Willie Doherty, Kerlin Gallery, Art Monthly 438, July-August 2020: 33-35.

(Art Writing) ‘Profile of Michael Hanna’, Art Monthly 437, June 2020: 17-18

(Art Writing), ‘Tina O’Connell, In Dublin‘, Visual Artists News Sheet 100 (special issue on sculpture), March 2020: 12.

(Art Writing) ‘Becoming Infrastructural’, Everything Is Somewhere Else, edited by Dennis McNulty, Berlin and Dublin: Paper Visual Art Journal, 2020: 16-19. ISBN: 9781916150904

(Book Chapter) ‘Women Cinematographers and Changing Irish Production Cultures’, Women in Irish Film: Stories and Storytellers, edited by Susan Liddy, Cork: Cork University Press, 2020: 83-98. ISBN: 978178205373

(Exhibition Review) ‘Jaki Irvine, Kerlin Gallery’, Frieze, 27 February 2020. https://frieze.com/article/jaki-irvine-materializes-endless-reverberations-single-song

(Exhibition Review) ‘Daphne Wright, A Quiet Mutiny’, Art Monthly 433, February 2020


(Exhibition review) ‘13BC, Fatal Act, Art Monthly 432, December 2019, 24-25.

(Book Chapter) ‘The Artist as Director: Features, Film Production and the Projective Economy’, in Artists’ Moving Image in Britain since 1989, edited by Erika Balsom, Lucy Reynolds and Sarah Perks, London and New Haven: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2019: 169-185 ISBN: 9781913107017

(Book Chapter) ‘Choreographing Women’s Work: Multitaskers, Smartphone Users and Virtuoso Performers’ in Women Artists, Feminism and the Moving Image: Contexts and Practices, edited by Lucy Reynolds, London: Bloomsbury, 2019: 215-227, ISBN: 9781784537005

(Catalogue text), ‘Aleana Egan: Incorporating the unseen’, And the days run away like wild horses over the hills, Dublin: Avenue Arts, 2019 (unpaginated).

(Catalogue Essay, published in English and English) ‘The Matter of Recognition’, Flora:  Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, edited by Susanne Touw, Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2019: 87-93. ISBN: 9783775745642

(Book chapter) ‘Irish Cinema’s First Wave: Histories and Legacies of the 1970s and 80s’, A Companion to British and Irish Cinema, edited by John Hill, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019: 106-126, ISBN: 9781118477519

(Book chapter) ‘Feminism, Ireland and Women’s Video Art in the 1980s’, European Women’s Video Art, edited by Laura Leuzzi, Elaine Shemilt and Stephen Partridge, Barnet: John Libbey Publishing, 2019: 139-156. ISBN: 9780861967346


(Book chapter) ‘Inszenierungen mobilen Betrachtens in Bewegtbild-Installationen von Amanda Beech, Philippe Parreno und Ryan Trecartin/Lizzie Fitch’, Trans. Astrid Sommer, in Display ǀ Dispositiv: Asthetische Ordnungen, edited by Ursula Frohne, Lilian Haberer and Annette Urban, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2018: 185-204. ISBN: 9783770556342

(Catalogue essay, published in English, French and German), ‘The Edges of Being’, Melanie Manchot: Open-Ended Now, Vitry-sur-Seine: MAC VAL and Kunsthaus Pasquart, 2018: 230-237.

(Journal article) ‘Exhibiting the End: Curatorial Scenarios of Burial, Contamination and Extinction’, Journal of Curatorial Studies 7.1, 2018, 96-120.

(Catalogue Essay) ‘Beholding Gravity’, SOLO: Mairead O’hEocha, Vicenza: AMC Collezione Coppola, 2018 (unpaginated)

(Journal article) ‘57th Venice Biennale and Parallel Exhibitions’, MIRAJ 7:1, 2018, 176-185.

(Catalogue Essay, published in English and in French, translated by Emilie Noteris) ‘Le méchanic du “maintenant”/Die Funktionsweise des Jetzt/The Mechanics of Now’, in Gerard Byrne: A Late Evening in the Future: Signal, Spectre, System, edited by Sven Anderson, Gerard Byrne and Peter Maybury, Vienna: Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2018, 33-38. ISBN: 9783903228672 (French/English); ISBN: 9783903131019 (German/English)

(Catalogue Text), ‘We Speak Stone’, Barbara Knezevic: Lithophone, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, 2018, unpaginated.



(Book chapter, published in English and Polish translation) ‘The Place of Our Dreams: Lódź Film School and the Workshop of the Film Form’, Workshop of the Film Form, edited by Marika Kuźmicz and Łukasz Ronduda, Warsaw and Berlin: Fundacja Arton and Sternberg Press, 2017: 201-212. ISBN: 9783956793110

(Journal) ‘Settlement, Shelter and Stowaway: From Location to Logistics’, SCB Journal, Screen City Biennial, Stavanger, 2017 (online).

(Catalogue text) ‘Repeat Viewing’, Viewing Copy, Catalyst Arts, Belfast July 2017 (unpaginated).

(Catalogue text), PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image 2017 Progamme, Dublin: PLASTIK 2017 (unpaginated).


(Book chapter, published in English and Korean translation), ‘Electronic Superhighway: Nam June Paik and the Infrastructure of Circulation’, NJP Reader #6: Reanimating Nam June Paik 8, edited by Jihoon Kim, Seoul: Nam June Paik Center, 2016: 141-150. ISSN 2092-9315.

(Journal article) ‘Archiving Irish and British Artists’ Video: A Conversation between Maeve Connolly and REWIND researchers Stephen Partridge and Adam Lockhart’, MIRAJ 5.1&2, 2016, 204-215.

(Book chapter) ‘Conceptualising the Cinematic in Contemporary Art’, in Extended Temporalities: Transient Visions in the Museum and in Art, edited by Alessandro Bordina, Vincenzo Estremo, Francesco Federici, Milan and Udine: Mimesis International, 2016: 73-86. ISBN: 9788869770517

(Book Chapter) ‘On the Present & Future of Curatorial Education’, Great Expectations: Prospects for the Future of Curatorial Education, edited by Leigh Markopoulos, London: Koenig Books, with California College of the Arts and the Banff International Curatorial Institute, The Banff Centre, 2016. ISBN: 9783863359140.

(Book chapter, published in German translation) ‘Gillian Wearing’s Delegated Performers: Actors, Drinkers and Social Bodies’, ‘Gillian Wearings delegierte Performer. Schauspieler, Trinker und soziale Körper’, Trans. Katrin Mundt, in Ortsbestimmungen: Das Dokumentarische zwischen Kino und Kunst, edited by Eva Hohenberger and Katrin Mundt, Berlin: Vorwerk 8, 2016: 203-216. ISBN: 9783940384805

(Art Writing) ‘Artists’ TV’, Frieze Blog, 11 May 2016 https://www.frieze.com/article/artists-tv

(Art Writing) ‘Celine Condorelli: Permutations of the Prop: Part 2’, The Exhibitionist (Blog), March 1, 2016. http://the-exhibitionist.com/celine-condorelli-permutations-of-the-prop-part-2/

(Art Writing) ‘Celine Condorelli: Permutations of the Prop: Part 1’, The Exhibitionist (Blog), February 8, 2016. http://the-exhibitionist.com/celine-condorelli-permutations-of-the-prop-part-1/

(Catalogue Essay) ‘Permutations of the Prop’, Forms of Imagining: Additionals: Céline Condorelli, edited by Tessa Giblin and Emer Lynch, Dublin: Project Arts Centre, 2016, 4-11. ISBN: 978187249510

(Art Writing) Tell‘N’Talk with Benjamin Thorel, Labor Zero Labor, Triangle France, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, 26 August 2016. http://l-0-l.tv/ [Starts at 1.52 mins]



(Book chapter) ‘Trailer Time: Cinematic Expectations and Contemporary Art’, Exhibiting the Moving Image: History Revisited, edited by François Bovier and Adeena Mey, Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2015: 130-153. ISBN: 9783037643884

(Book chapter), ‘The Museum as TV Producer: Televisual Form in Curating, Commissioning and Public Programming’, International Handbooks of Museum Studies: Volume 3: Museum Media, edited by Michelle Henning, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015: 121-143. ISBN: 9781405198509

(Art Writing) ‘Letter from North Norway: Disappearing Acts’, Art Monthly 390, October 2015, 40.

(Exhibition Review) ‘Dan Walwin, Sun room’, This is Tomorrow, May 1, 2015. http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/dan-walwin-sun-room

(Art Writing) ‘Interview: Niamh O’Malley’, This is Tomorrow, January 19, 2015. http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/interview-niamh-omalley

(Catalogue essay) ‘Our Time of Teaching’, Olivia Plender: Rise Early, Be Industrious, edited by Remco de Blaaij, Gerrie van Noord and Olivia Plender, Arnolfini,  Bristol, CCA Glasgow,  MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, Walter Phillips Gallery, the Banff Centre, and Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2015: 58-73. ISBN: 9783956791741

(Video interviewee), Voyage to the Virtual, exhibition at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America,  New York City, January 24 – April 4, 2015.  http://virtualvoyage.org/

(Catalogue essay) ‘Architectures of Improvement’, Primal Architecture, Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2015: 10-12. ISBN: 97819097792074



(Book) TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television (Bristol and Chicago: Intellect Books, 2014). ISBN 9781783201815. This book explores how artists, curators and institutions have engaged with television as a once-dominant cultural form and features chapters on exhibiting television; soap and sitcom formats in artists’ video; reality TV and the social turn in contemporary art; artists and broadcast archives; broadcasting and art in the public realm; television talk in art institutions, and labour practices in art and television cultures.

(Journal article) ‘Chance, Flow and Measurement: Reviewing the Conference TIMING – On The Temporal Dimension of Exhibiting’, Art & the Public Sphere, volume 1, number 3, 2014, 324-329.

(Thematic essay in reference publication) ‘Time-based Art’, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Volume Three: Sculptors and Sculpture 1600-2000, ed. Paula Murphy, Dublin and New Haven: Royal Irish Academy and Yale University Press, 2014: 530-533. ISBN: 9780300179217

‘Blog Time’, Cultures of the Curatorial 2: TIMING – On The Temporal Dimension of Exhibiting, edited by Beatrice von Bismarck, Rike Frank, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Jörn Schafaff and Thomas Weski, Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2014: 211-214. ISBN 9783943365993

(Catalogue essay, online), ‘Tractors, Tanks and Surveillance Towers: Declan Clarke’s Group Portrait with Explosives, Mother’s Annual, Dublin: mother’s tankstation, 2014. http://www.motherstankstation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mothers-annual-2014_Declan-Clarke_Group-Portrait-with-Explosives_Copyright-all-rights-reserved.pdf

(Art Writing online) ‘New Artist Focus: Michelle Deignan’, LUX, August 2014. http://lux.org.uk/blog/new-artist-focus-maeve-connolly-michelle-deignan

(Art Writing online) Introduction to Phillip Warnell’s Outlandish: Strange Foreign Bodies, vdrome.org, March-April 2014. http://www.vdrome.org/warnell.html

(Catalogue/exhibition text) ‘Staging Mobile Spectatorship in the Moving Image Installations of Amanda Beech, Philippe Parreno, and Ryan Trecartin/Lizzie Fitch’, Amanda Beech: All Obstructing Walls Have Been Broken Down, Belfast: Catalyst Arts, 2014. http://www.catalystarts.org.uk/obstructing-walls-broken/

(Catalogue/exhibition text online) ‘Nathaniel Mellors: Exile from E-Den’, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, October 2014. http://www.templebargallery.com/content/files/Exile_From_E_den.pdf

(Catalogue essay) ‘Reverberations in Time and Space’, Susan Philipsz: You Are Not Alone, edited by James Lingwood and Brigitte Franzen, Cologne: Koenig Books, 2014: 82-84. ISBN 9783863354053



(Journal article) ‘Shared Viewing: Moving Images in the Cinema and Museum’, Millennium Film Journal 58, 2013: 18-27.

(Journal article) ‘Television, Outmoded Technologies and the work of Lana Lin’, Moving Image Review & Art Journal 2.2., 2013: 282-289.

(Journal article) ‘Artangel and the Changing Mediascape of Public Art’, Journal of Curatorial Studies 2.2, 2013: 196-217.

(Journal article) ‘Televisual Objects: Props, Relics and Prosthetics’, Afterall 33, summer 2013: 66-77.

(Journal article) ‘European Television Archives, Collective Memories and Contemporary Art’, The Velvet Light Trap 71, Spring 2013: 47-58.

(Art Writing) ‘Berlin’s New Society for Visual Arts’, Enclave Review 8, 2013: 11-12.

(Art Writing) ‘Studio Spaces’ (on TV studios and contemporary art), Frieze 155, May 2013: 208-212.

(Art writing – contributor to feature by Filipa Ramos, with Erika Balsom and Chrissie Iles), ‘Thoughts About Curating Moving Images’, Mousse Magazine 38, April 2013: 56-61. [Published in English and Italian].

(Art writing – interview) ‘Shane McCarthy: Loop System’, Mousse Magazine 37, February 2013: 142-145. [Published in English and Italian].

(Catalogue essay) ‘Alex Martinis Roe: A Speculative Gathering’, NEW13, edited by Charlotte Day, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2013: 16.  ISBN: 9780987173270


(Journal aricle) ‘Cinematic Space, Televisual Time and Contemporary Art’, Critical Quarterly 54. 3, 2012: 31-45.

(Journal article) ‘Temporality, Sociality, Publicness: Cinema as Art Project’, Afterall 29, spring 2012: 4-15.

(Journal article) ‘Apperception, Duration and Temporalities of Reception: The Repetition Festival Show’, Moving Image Review & Art Journal 1.1, 2012: 53-57.

(Art Writing) ‘Moss Piglets, Meteorites and Mind-Games’, Fugitive Papers 3, Autumn 2012: 16-19.

(Catalogue essay) ‘To Unfold Indefinitely’, Bea McMahon: Jesus and Chlorophyll, Amsterdam: Rijksakadmie van Beeldende Kunsten, 2012 (unpaginated). ISBN 9781903895153

(Catalogue essay on the work of Phil Collins) ‘Unfortunate Things’, Artes Mundi 5 2012: Wales International Visual Art Exhibition and Prize, Cardiff: Artes Mundi, 2012: 50-55. ISBN 9780955237935



(Journal article) ‘re : public’, Art & The Public Sphere 1.1, 2011: 92-97.

(Book chapter) ‘Celtic Revivals: Jim Fitzpatrick and the Celtic Imaginary in Irish and International Popular Culture’ in Linda King and Elaine Sisson (ed.s), Ireland, Design and Visual Culture: Negotiating Modernity 1922-1992, Cork: Cork University Press, 2011: 251-265. ISBN 9781859184721

(Art Writing) ‘Staging Television: James Coleman’s So Different…and Yet’, Mousse Magazine 27, February 2011: 160-165. [Published in English and Italian].

(Exhibition review) ‘Sarah Browne, Project Arts Centre’, Artforum, September 2011: 357-358.

(Exhibition review) ‘Dougal McKenzie, Third Space Gallery’, Artforum, summer 2011: 419.

(Exhibition review) ‘Declan Clarke, Mother’s Tankstation’, Artforum, April 2011: 227.

(Exhibition review) ‘School Days’, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Art Monthly 343, February 2011: 29-30

(Exhibition review) ‘Phil Collins, Kerlin Gallery’, Artforum, January 2011, 232-233.

(Artists’ book, transcript of audio recording), ‘Photo-Film Transcription #1”, Charlotte Moth: Bleckede 2009/Rochechouart 2011, edited by Valérie Knoll and Hannes Loichinger, Lüneburg and Berlin: HalleFür Kunst and Sternberg Press, 2011: 6-13 [Published in English and German]  ISBN 9781934105689

(Catalogue Essay) ‘The Chorus and The Contemporary Ruin: Bik Van der Pol’s Public Arena’, In Context 3 Public Art Programme, edited by Sarah Searson, Dublin: South Dublin County Council, 2011. Published online at http://www.southdublin.ie/artsworks/media.aspx?id=64

(Catalogue Essay) ‘Proximity in Public: Laura Horelli’s Video Work’, in Laura Horelli, edited by Kathrin Becker and Sophie Goltz, Berlin: Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 2011: 20-23. [Published in English and German]. ISBN 9783863351137

(Catalogue Essay) ‘On the Threshold: Artists, Residents and Urban Renewal’, Looking at Overvecht, Other Ways of Picturing the Post-War Housing Estate, edited by Lonnie van Brummelen and Catja Edens,Utrecht: Gemeente Utrecht,  2011: 129 – 152. [Published in English and Dutch]. ISBN 9789080480704

(Catalogue Essay) ‘Architecture, Television, Archaeology: Gerard Byrne’s Subject, 2009’,  Images or Shadows: Gerard Byrne, edited by Pablo Lafuente, Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2011: 71-90. ISBN: 9789639537279

(Catalogue Essay on the work of Gerard Byrne) ‘Bradbury and Beyond’, The Science of Imagination, edited by Hajnalka Somogyi, Kati Simon and Thomas D. Trummer, Budapest: Ludwig Museum, Budapest and Siemens Stiftung,  2011: 38-43. ISBN 9789639537279



(Journal article) ‘Aesthetic Journalism in Practice: Manifesta 8 and the Chamber of Public Secrets’, Variant 39/40, Winter 2010: 38-39.

(Exhibition review) ‘Haroon Mirza, Mother’s Tankstation’, MAP Issue 22, Summer  2010: 82.

(Exhibition review) ‘Katie Holten, Hugh Lane Gallery’, Artforum, April 2010: 207-208.

(Exhibition review) ‘Fergus Feehily, Douglas Hyde Gallery’, Artforum, January 2010: 213.

(Excerpt from The Place of Artists’ Cinema) ‘Between Space, Site and Screen’, Actors Explain Biennials in Mandarin, Taiwan: Taipei Fine Arts Museum and Taipei Biennial 2010,  curated by Hongjohn Lin and Tirdad Zolghadr, 2011: 60-70. [Published in Mandarin]. ISBN 9789860268669

(Catalogue essay) ‘A Question Like A Loop’, If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution Edition III Masquerade, Magazine 5: Sarah Pierce, Amsterdam: If I Can’t Dance, 2010: 5-13.



(Book) The Place of Artists’ Cinema: Space, Site and Screen (Bristol and Chicago: Intellect Books, 2009). ISBN 978-1-84150-246-5. This book examines the social, economic, political and cultural conditions shaping the production and exhibition of artists’ film and video over the past decade, encompassing analysis of multi-screen projections in galleries and museums, the role of location in site-specific moving image commissions, and architectonic installations exploring the materiality and sociality of cinema.

‘Art and (New) Media, Through the Lens of the IMMA Collection’ What is Series 1, Dublin: IMMA Education and Community Programmes, 2009: 8-15.

(Exhibition review) ‘Garrett Phelan, Mother’s Tankstation’, Artforum, September 2009: 304-305.

(Exhibition review) ‘James Coleman, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Project Arts Centre and Royal Hibernian Academy’, Artforum, Summer 2009, 349.

(Exhibition review) ‘Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan, Project Arts Centre’, Artforum March 2009: 254-255.

(Art Writing) ‘Writing After the Exhibition: Tactically Yours’, Visual Artists News Sheet November/December 2009: 4.

(Art Writing) ‘Writing After the Exhibition: In Absentia’, Visual Artists News Sheet, July/Aug 2009: 6.

(Art Writing) ‘Writing After the Exhibition’, Visual Artists News Sheet, March/April 2009: 4.

(Art Writing) ‘Dublin City Report’, Frieze, June 2009: 182-183.

(Exhibition review) ‘Getting Even: Oppositions + Dialogues in Contemporary Art’, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Art Monthly 323, February 2009: 22-23.


(Journal article) ‘Looking Backwards into the Future:  Steadicam Cinematography, Narrative Space and Urban Regeneration’, The Irish Review 39.1, Winter 2008: 78-92.

(Journal article) ‘Of Other Worlds: Nature and the Supernatural in the Moving Image Installations of Jaki Irvine’, (Experimental Feminist Film Dossier), Screen 49, Issue 2, Summer 2008: 203-208.

(Exhibition review) ‘Ulla von Brandenburg, Irish Museum of Modern Art’, Artforum, December 2008: 313.

(Catalogue text – dialogue with artist) ‘The Material, The Immaterial, The Shining: Maeve Connolly and Anita Di Bianco in Conversation at the Irish Museum of Modern Art’, in Anita Di Bianco, Ghostwriter, Braunschweig: Kunstverein Braunschweig, 2009, 30-35. [Published in English and German]. ISBN 9783929270846

(Art Writing), ‘Art and (New) Media, Through the Lens of the IMMA Collection’, What is Series 1, Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art Education and Community Programmes, 2009: 8-15. http://www.modernart.ie/en/downloads/whatisnewmediaartbooklet.pdf

(Essay) ‘An Alternative Archive: Vivienne Dick and the Future of Irish Cinema’, Between Truth and Fiction: The Films of Vivienne Dick, ed. Treasa O’Brien, London and Cork: LUX and The Crawford Art Gallery, 2009: 70-77. ISBN: 9780954856984

(Catalogue essay) ‘Death-Defying Acts’ in Gary Coyle, At Sea: The Daily Practice of Swimming, Dublin: Kevin Kavanagh Gallery and Project Arts Centre, 2009: 66 -71. ISBN: 9780956053800.

(Catalogue essay) ‘Memory Flows: Traffic Series by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy’, Visualise Carlow 2007-2008, Carlow:  Carlow Arts Office, 2008: 20-26.

(Invited contributor, online resource), ‘Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind’, In Media Res, MIT Comparative Media Studies Program, March 2008. http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/2008/04/01/close-encounters-of-the-fourth-kind

(Catalogue essay) ‘Inside the Lighthouse’, in Gavin Murphy (ed), House Projects: Artworks, Documents, Analysis, Dublin: House Projects and Atelier Projects, 2008: 61-66 ISBN: 9780954984427

Invited contributor, ‘Writing about the Ephemeral/the live/the broadcast’, New Media Curating Discussion List, February 2008. [http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/new-media-curating.html]



(Exhibition review) ‘Cinema Spaces and Structures at the 52nd Venice Biennale’, CIRCA 121, Autumn 2007: 106-109.

(Book review) ‘Genre and Cinema: Ireland and Transnationalism’, Film Ireland 118, September/October 2007: 41.

(Catalogue essay) ‘Imaginary Spaces, Activist Practices’ in Liz Burns, Jesse Jones et al, 12 Angry Films, Dublin: Fire Station Artists’ Studios, 2007: 17-23. ISBN: 9780953805549

(Catalogue essay) ‘Close Encounters: Cinema, Myth and Meaning’,  Martin Healy: I Want to Believe, Dublin: Royal Hibernian Academy, 2007 (unpaginated). ISBN: 1903875439

(Catalogue essay) ‘The Necessity of Being Lost’ in Desperate Optimists et al, Made in Liverpool 06: Beneath the Skin of the City, Liverpool: Liverpool Culture Company, 2007 (unpaginated). ISBN: 9780953676132

(Catalogue essay) ‘Return Again: Subjectivity and Spectatorship in Niamh O’Malley’s ‘Vignettes’’, Niamh O’Malley: Window, Siena: Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, 2007: 33-43. [Published in English and Italian]  ISBN: 9788883413469



(Book chapter) ‘A bit of a traveller in everybody: Traveller Identities in Irish and American Culture’ in Diane Negra (ed) The Irish In Us: Irishness, Performativity and Popular Culture, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006: 282 – 317. ISBN 9780822337409

(Exhibition review) ‘Jesse Jones, 12 Angry Films’, Visual Artists’ News Sheet: Critical Review Supplement, December 2006: 9.

(Online publication) ‘Vivienne Dick’, commissioned essay for Luxonline web resource, 2006.

(Art Writing) ‘Reply: The State of Art History in Ireland’, CIRCA 118, winter 2006: 39.

(Catalogue essay) ‘Parallel Worlds: Contemporary Irish Film Cultures’, in John Hutchinson (ed), Alabama Chrome, Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery, 2006 (unpaginated). ISBN: 1905397038

(Catalogue essay) ‘Familiar and Fantastic Journeys’, In Context 2: Mythic Journey and Killinarden Short Shorts, Dublin: South Dublin County Council, 2006 (unpaginated).



(Art Writing) ‘Abstraction and Dislocation in Recent Works by Gerard Byrne’, CIRCA: Irish and International Visual Culture 113, Autumn 2005: 31-42.

(Journal Article) ‘Emporium of the Senses: Spectatorship and Aesthetics at the 26th São Paulo Bienal’, Third Text 19. 4, July 2005: 399-409.

(Book chapter) ‘Theorising Irish Animation: Heritage, Enterprise and Critical Practice’ in  John Hill and Kevin Rockett (eds.), Film History and National Cinema, Dublin: Four Courts Press 2005: 79-89. ISBN 978-1851829538

(Art Writing), ‘In Conversation: Experience and Alterity at the 51st Venice Biennale’, Contemporary 74, 2005: 22-24.

(Book review) ‘Keeping it Real: Irish Film and Television’, Film Ireland 105, July/August 2005: 40.

(Exhibition review) ‘Venice and the Moving Image’, Afterimage: Journal of Media and Cultural Criticism, 33.1 July 2005: 10-11.

(Exhibition review) ‘The Visible and the Invisible: A Partial View of Open EV+A 2005’, CIRCA 112, Summer 2005.



(Journal article) ‘Sighting an Irish Avant-garde in the intersection of Local and International Film Cultures’, boundary 2: International Journal of Literature and Culture, vol.31, no. 1, spring 2004: 244-265.

(Book chapter) ‘From No Wave to National Cinema: The Cultural Landscape of Vivienne Dick’s Early Films (1978-1985)’ in  Kevin Rockett and John Hill (eds.), National Cinema and Beyond, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004: 61-76. ISBN 9781851828739

(Art Writing) ‘The Doubled Space of Willie Doherty’s Re-Run, Filmwaves Issue 23, Winter 2004 (special issue guest-edited by Catherine Fowler): 8-10.

(Exhibition review) ‘Nomads, Tourists and Territories: Manifesta and the Basque Country’ Afterimage: Journal of Media and Cultural Criticism, 32.3, November/December 2004: 8-9

(Exhibition review) ‘São Paulo: Various Venues: São Paulo Bienal’ Contemporary 69, 2004: 59-60.

(Catalogue essay) ‘Life in the Departure Lounge’, Transit: 2004 Fringe Festival Visual Arts Programme, 2004 (unpaginated).

(Catalogue Essay) ‘Souvenirs of Spectacle’,  Finola Jones: Artificially Reconstructed Habitats, Canberra: Canberra Contemporary Art Space, 2004: 13-20. ISBN 9781875526956



(Art Writing) ‘Excluded by the Nature of Things? Irish Cinema and Artists’ Film’, CIRCA: Irish and International Visual Culture 106, winter 2003: 33-39.

(Journal article) A Cause for Celebration? Festivals of Irish Film At Home and Abroad’, Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings vol 3 no 1, 2003: 18-32.

(Journal article) ‘Re-imagined Communities? Ireland, Europe and the Web as Shifting Sites of Television Discourse,’ Irish Communications Review, vol 9, 2003: 1-7.

(Art Writing) ‘Green Screen’, CIRCA 104, summer 2003, 22-23.



(Exhibition review) ‘How Things Turn Out, Irish Museum of Modern Art’ CIRCA 100, summer 2002: 79-81.

(Catalogue – Short text) ‘Gerard Byrne: A Crime Dramatically Reconstructed, Again’, Greyscale/CMYK, edited by Kate Davis and Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt, Glasgow: Tramway, 2002: 22-23. ISBN: 9518955646

(Contributing Editor) Charley Magazine, edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Bettina Funcke, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick, (Dijon: Les Presses du Reel, 2002). ISBN 1-564-66092-3



(Exhibition review) ‘Plateau of Humankind: The 49th Venice Biennale’, CIRCA 97, Autumn 2001: 50-51.


(Exhibition review) ‘Dublin II’,  CIRCA 92, 2000: 54-55.

(Exhibition review) ‘Barcelona: James Coleman’, Fondacio Antonio Tapies, CIRCA 91, 2000: 60.

(Catalogue – short text) ‘Sequent by Cliona Harmey’, Arthouse: Dublin 2000. (unpaginated)

(Co-Editor, with Orla Ryan, and contributor, ‘Between the Seasons’,42-53) The Glass Eye: Artists and Television (Dublin: Project Press, 2000). ISBN 1-872493-18-1. A collection of artists’ texts and projects by Matthew Buckingham, Valerie Connor, Ania Corcilius, Michelle Deignan, Bettina Funcke, Andrea Geyer, Brian Hand, Lana Lin, Dennis McNulty, Andrea Ray and Eva Rothschild, among others.


(Art Writing) ‘Siting Belfast: Context, Audience and the Symbolic Economy of the City’, Variant, Vol. 2 No. 7, Spring 1999: 12-13.

(Art writing) ‘A Constructive Lack of Agenda’, CIRCA 89, 1999: 19-20

(Exhibition review) ‘Belfast Exhibitions’, CIRCA 88, 1999: 46-47.


(Art Writing) ‘Postcard from Dublin’, SuperUmbau [artists’ newspaper published by Ania Corcilius], Winter 1998 (unpaginated).