Themes & Threads

It seemed necessary to group together various articles and essays from over the years – as an ongoing line of thought or just related in theme or approach. These will be clustered according to what’s been published more recently, and will shift accordingly; it is by no means comprehensive.

The ‘Creative City’, Artists and Property Development

Why London’s Underground Art Spaces are Dissapearing, ArtReview, Vol. 73, No. 6, October 2021

The 2010s: How Hauser & Wirth Took Over the World‘,, December 2019

New Frontiers: London’s creative strategy, Art Papers, Vol. 42, no. 3, Fall 2018

Dispatches: London,, October 2017

Dispatches: London,, May 2017

Dead Ends: The History of the Great Southwest Industrial Park‘, Art Papers, Vol. 39, Issue 4, July/August 2015

Jessie Brennan ‘Regeneration!’/Nathan Coley ‘To the Bramley Family…’, Art Monthly issue 393, February 2016

Food, Hygiene Culture and Cheese

Now Wash Your Hands: a short history of dirt and germs in contemporary art‘, Art Review, Vol. 67, No. 4, Summer 2015

Preposition Risk, May 2020

‘Re-Localising Industrial Cheeses’, in The Politics of Food (eds. Dani Burrows and Aaron Cezar, Delfina Foundation/Sternberg, 2019)

Turning Green: art, science fiction and the food of tomorrow‘, Frieze 205, September 2019

Food: Bigger Than the Plate, ArtAgenda, July 2019

Adventures of the Orange Square‘, Art + Australia, Issue 3 (54.2), Summer 2018

Tour of the Question‘, Feast Journal, January 2018

DRY CLEAN ONLY‘, Bulletins of The Serving Library, Issue 6: Fashion, December 2013 (an updated version of ‘Time For You’ in Gavin Murphy’s On Seeing Only Totally New Things, Royal Hibernian Academy, 2013)

Monologue, Voice-Over and Narration

Art in the Age of the Monologue‘, ArtReview, September 2019

Keep Talking: The Death of the Unreliable Narrator‘, Art Monthly, No. 397, June 2016

Profile: Helen Cammock, Art Monthly, No. 408, July – August 2017

James Kienitz Wilkins: Hearsays, Camera Austria, No. 144, Winter 2018

And wherever I look: The back of my own head‘, essay accompanying the Kilhberg & Henry exhibition ‘Footnotes to a Long-Distance Telephone Call’, Danielle Arnaud, April 2016

I look at you now from a distance,’ brochure accompanying the Jonas Mekas Retrospective at the Austrian Filmmuseum and solo show at Krinzinger Projekte, ed. Chistoph Gnaadig, April 2013

Infrastructure, Systems and Bureaucracy

Loving the Inbox: The Artist as Bureaucrat‘, ArtReview Asia, Summer 2016

Profile: Jonathan Hoskins, Art Monthly, No. 340, October 2015

Implement‘, Various Small Fires, One Photograph Series #22, April 2014

Mike Ricketts: Remake/Remodel, Document and Location, 2019

How To Improve Your Algorithm‘, feature article, Art Monthly, issue 374, March 2014

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