Category Archives: Writing

Plastik Film Festival

This review of Plastik Film Fesival in Dublin, Ireland, was published in Art Monthly issue 407, June 2017

Plastik Film Festival

This review of Plastik Film Fesival in Dublin, Ireland, was published in Art Monthly issue 407, June 2017

Cultic Cultures

This feature on the hazards of group affiliation and the unquestioning embrace of apparently deviant epistemologies, was published in Art Monthly issue 404, March 2017. 

Cultic Cultures

This feature on the hazards of group affiliation and the unquestioning embrace of apparently deviant epistemologies, was published in Art Monthly issue 404, March 2017. 

Martine Syms: The Easy Demands

This review of Martine Syms’s solo exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, titled ‘The Easy Demands’ was published on Art Agenda, February 2017

Martine Syms: The Easy Demands

This review of Martine Syms’s solo exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, titled ‘The Easy Demands’ was published on Art Agenda, February 2017

Right Shift

This feature on the end of Post-Internet art was published in Art Monthly issue 387, 2015

Right Shift

This feature on the end of Post-Internet art was published in Art Monthly issue 387, 2015

Daria Martin: At the Threshold

This review of Daria Martin’s ‘At the Threshold’ was published on Art-Agenda, March, 2016.

Daria Martin: At the Threshold

This review of Daria Martin’s ‘At the Threshold’ was published on Art-Agenda, March, 2016.

Naoshima Art Island

This survey of contemporary art museums on Japan’s Naoshima Island was published in Art Monthly issue 393, February, 2016.

Naoshima Art Island

This survey of contemporary art museums on Japan’s Naoshima Island was published in Art Monthly issue 393, February, 2016.

Fear Of Missing Out

This report on the ICA’s ‘Fear of Missing Out’ conference, was published in Art Monthly, 388, July 2015.

Fear Of Missing Out

This report on the ICA’s ‘Fear of Missing Out’ conference, was published in Art Monthly, 388, July 2015.

Surface Tension

This review of the group exhibition ‘Surface Tension’ at White Rainbow gallery London, was published on Art Agenda in September, 2015.

Surface Tension

This review of the group exhibition ‘Surface Tension’ at White Rainbow gallery London, was published on Art Agenda in September, 2015.

Speaking Back

This review of the group exhibition Speaking Back at Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, was published on Art Agenda in May 2015.

Speaking Back

This review of the group exhibition Speaking Back at Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, was published on Art Agenda in May 2015.

Frances Stark: Sorry for the Wait

This review of Frances Stark’s solo show ‘Sorry for the Wait’ was published at Art Agenda, Jun 12, 2015

Frances Stark: Sorry for the Wait

This review of Frances Stark’s solo show ‘Sorry for the Wait’ was published at Art Agenda, Jun 12, 2015

Civil Rights: Northern Ireland and Black America

This essay on the reciprocity and interrelations of civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and Black American was published on the Frieze magazine blog, February, 2015  

Civil Rights: Northern Ireland and Black America

This essay on the reciprocity and interrelations of civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and Black American was published on the Frieze magazine blog, February, 2015  

Melvin Edwards

This review of Melvin Edwards’s  exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London was published in issue 169 of Frieze magazine, March, 2015.

Melvin Edwards

This review of Melvin Edwards’s  exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London was published in issue 169 of Frieze magazine, March, 2015.

Monoculture, who needs it?

This text was commissioned for, and originally published in, the degree show catalogue of Central St Martin’s 2014, Fine Art BA cohort.

Monoculture, who needs it?

This text was commissioned for, and originally published in, the degree show catalogue of Central St Martin’s 2014, Fine Art BA cohort.

Ed Fornieles: Modern Family

This review of Ed Fornieles’s solo exhibition at London’s Chisenhale gallery, entitled ‘Modern Family’ was published in Art Monthly issue 381, November 2014

Ed Fornieles: Modern Family

This review of Ed Fornieles’s solo exhibition at London’s Chisenhale gallery, entitled ‘Modern Family’ was published in Art Monthly issue 381, November 2014

Neither

This review of Seventeen Gallery’s group show ‘Neither’ was published on Art Agenda, September 2014     No official record of the most cited influence on the work of contemporary artists is kept, but if a tally had been taken

Neither

This review of Seventeen Gallery’s group show ‘Neither’ was published on Art Agenda, September 2014     No official record of the most cited influence on the work of contemporary artists is kept, but if a tally had been taken

Iniva: Fit For Purpose?

This essay on the state of the Institute of International Visual Arts was published in Art Monthly issue 380, 2014  

Iniva: Fit For Purpose?

This essay on the state of the Institute of International Visual Arts was published in Art Monthly issue 380, 2014  

Ann Hirsch: Playground

This review of Ann Hirsch’s debut play ‘Playground’ was published in Art Monthly issue 379, 2014  

Ann Hirsch: Playground

This review of Ann Hirsch’s debut play ‘Playground’ was published in Art Monthly issue 379, 2014  

Four 2014 Books on Art and the Internet

This review of four books on Art and the Internet appeared in Art Monthly issue 379 September 2014 

Four 2014 Books on Art and the Internet

This review of four books on Art and the Internet appeared in Art Monthly issue 379 September 2014 

Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler: River of Fundament

This review of River of Fundament was published at Art Review online, July 2014

Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler: River of Fundament

This review of River of Fundament was published at Art Review online, July 2014

Dean Blunt’s Urban and Clifford Owens

This review of Dean Blunt’s performance event ‘Urban’ and Clifford Owen’s exhibition at Manchester Cornerhouse ‘Better the Rebel You Know’ was published in Art Monthly, issue 377, June 2014.

Dean Blunt’s Urban and Clifford Owens

This review of Dean Blunt’s performance event ‘Urban’ and Clifford Owen’s exhibition at Manchester Cornerhouse ‘Better the Rebel You Know’ was published in Art Monthly, issue 377, June 2014.

Karen Mirza and Brad Butler: The Unreliable Narrator

This review of Karen Mirza and Brad Butler’s exhibition The Unreliable Narrator, at Waterside Contemporary Gallery, London, was published on ArtAgenda, June 2014.

Karen Mirza and Brad Butler: The Unreliable Narrator

This review of Karen Mirza and Brad Butler’s exhibition The Unreliable Narrator, at Waterside Contemporary Gallery, London, was published on ArtAgenda, June 2014.

Slavery on Film

This feature surveying the history of Slavery on Film in the 20th Century, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014 

Slavery on Film

This feature surveying the history of Slavery on Film in the 20th Century, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014 

Isaac Julien: Playtime

This review of Issac Julien’s exhibition PLAYTIME at Victioria Miro, London, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014

Isaac Julien: Playtime

This review of Issac Julien’s exhibition PLAYTIME at Victioria Miro, London, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014

David Joselit: After Art

This review of David Joselit’s book ‘After Art’ was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014

David Joselit: After Art

This review of David Joselit’s book ‘After Art’ was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014

Cevdet Erek: Alt Üst

This review of Cevdet Erek’s exhibition Alt Üst at Spike Island, Bristol, was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014 

Cevdet Erek: Alt Üst

This review of Cevdet Erek’s exhibition Alt Üst at Spike Island, Bristol, was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014 

Carolee Schneemann Water Light/Water Needle

This review of Carolee Schneemann’s ‘Water Light/Water Needle‘ exhibition at Hales Gallery, London was published at Art Agenda 4 April, 2014 

Carolee Schneemann Water Light/Water Needle

This review of Carolee Schneemann’s ‘Water Light/Water Needle‘ exhibition at Hales Gallery, London was published at Art Agenda 4 April, 2014 

Transformer: Aspects of Travesty

This review of Transformer: Aspects of Travesty appeared in Art Monthly issue 373, February 2014.

Transformer: Aspects of Travesty

This review of Transformer: Aspects of Travesty appeared in Art Monthly issue 373, February 2014.

Here I Am: Telepresent Subjecthood in the Work of Lotte Rose Kjær Skau

This text was commissioned by IMT gallery (image, music, text) for Danish artist Lotte Rose Kjær Skau’s exhibition ‘United We/I Stand Etc.’, 24 January – 2 March 2014.

Here I Am: Telepresent Subjecthood in the Work of Lotte Rose Kjær Skau

This text was commissioned by IMT gallery (image, music, text) for Danish artist Lotte Rose Kjær Skau’s exhibition ‘United We/I Stand Etc.’, 24 January – 2 March 2014.

Willie Doherty: Unseen

This review of Willie Doherty’s retrospective exhibition ‘Unseen’ was published in Art Review’s Jan/Feb issue, 2014

Willie Doherty: Unseen

This review of Willie Doherty’s retrospective exhibition ‘Unseen’ was published in Art Review’s Jan/Feb issue, 2014

On ‘Practice’

This feature on usage of the term ‘practice’ as a generic expression for what it is artists do was published in Art Monthly issue 357 , 2013

On ‘Practice’

This feature on usage of the term ‘practice’ as a generic expression for what it is artists do was published in Art Monthly issue 357 , 2013

Beyond Identity Constructs

This feature exploring the reductive nature of identity constructs was published in Art Monthly issue 370, 2013

Beyond Identity Constructs

This feature exploring the reductive nature of identity constructs was published in Art Monthly issue 370, 2013

Kara Walker

This review of Kara Walker’s exhibition at Camden Arts Centre was published in Art Monthly’s December-January issue 2013/14

Kara Walker

This review of Kara Walker’s exhibition at Camden Arts Centre was published in Art Monthly’s December-January issue 2013/14

Turner Prize 2013

This review of the 2013 Turner Prize was published at Art Review online, November 2013

Turner Prize 2013

This review of the 2013 Turner Prize was published at Art Review online, November 2013

Bob Parks: And the Heavens Cried

This review of Bob Parks’s exhibition at Grand Union, Birmingham, was published in Frieze magazine issue 159, November 2013

Bob Parks: And the Heavens Cried

This review of Bob Parks’s exhibition at Grand Union, Birmingham, was published in Frieze magazine issue 159, November 2013