All Publications

"Experiments in Urban Luminosity." The Senses and Society, Vol. 20, No. 10 (July 2015): 1-17. PDF


"Networked landscapes: early postcards, communication practices, and experiments with genre." Paper given at Portable Landscapes conference, University of Durham, UK, July 2015.


"Cross-town Redux: Mapping and Memory-Work in Urban Art Practices." Paper presented at Time, Art & Cartography, Milan, December 2014.

"Joyce Wieland: Life and Work." Art Canada Institute Online Project, 2014. WEB

"The Kaleidoscope Pavilion." In Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67. Edited by  Monika Kin Gagnon and Janine Marchessault. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. PDF

"Melanie Smith’s Regime of Unruly Things." In Melanie Smith: Short Circuit. Stuttgart: Villa Merkel, 2013. 38-43. PDF

"The Storm Room." OTP, No. 1 (September 2013).

"Activist Ghosts and Unruly Objects: Episodes in Urban Visual Culture." Lecture given at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, 2012.

"Buckminster Fuller at Expo 67." Paper delivered at "Fuller in Montreal" symposium at Dawson College, Montreal, April 2012.

"Impressions fugitives: pleinairismes d'heir et d'aujoud'hui / Something Fleeting: Old and New Pleiniairisms." À ciel ouvert: le nouveau pleinairisme, exhibition catalogue. Québec: Musée du Québec, 2012. 27-33 + 103-06. PDF

"Long Term Forecast." In Climats (Climates) Jocelyne Alloucherie, exhibition catalogue. Ottawa: Carleton University Art Gallery, 2012. 31-60. PDF

"Parc Belmont Flashback: André Forcier's La Comtesse de Baton Rouge." In (Re)Discovering 'America': Road Movies and Other Travel Narratives in North America. Edited by Wilfried Raussert and Graciela Martínez-Zalce. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2012. 45-54. PDF

"Objets courants, matériaux énigmatiques / Everyday Objects, Enigmatic Materials." La triennale québécoise 2011: le travail qui nous attend. Montreal: Musée d’art contemporain, 2011. PDF

"From Genre to Genre: Image Transactions in Contemporary Canadian Art."  How Canadians Communicate III:  The Issue of Pop Culture. Edited by Rebecca Sullivan et al. Athabasca: Athabasca University Press, 2010. PDF

"For the Birds: Mark Dion’s Anti-landscape Artwork." Paper given before Critical Landscape Studies panel, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Concordia University, June 2010.

Joyce Wieland’s The Far Shore. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. PDF

"The New Figuration: From Pop to Postmodernism." In Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century. Edited by A. Whitelaw, B. Foss and S. Paikowsky. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2010. PDF

"Postcards and the chromophilic visual culture of Expo 67." In Expo 67: Not Just a Souvenir. Edited by Rhona Richman Kenneally and Johanne Sloan. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. PDF

"Roni Horn’s Portrait of an Image: Revisiting “The Art of Reading Faces”." In Udine Permanent Seminar on History of Film XVI, conference publication. Udine, 2010.

"Modern Moon Rising: Imagining Aerospace in Early Picture Postcards." In Strange Spaces: Geographical Explorations into Mediated Obscurity. Edited André Jansson and Amanda Lagerkvist. London: Ashgate Press, 2009. PDF

"Something Resembling Childhood: Artworks by Jack Chambers, Daniel Barrow and Rodney Graham." In  Depicting  Canada’s  Children.  Edited by  Loren  Lerner  Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2009. PDF

"Bill Vazan’s Urban Coordinates." In Bill Vazan: Walking into the Vanishing Point. Montreal: VOX Gallery, 2008. PDF

"Janet Werner and the Surface of things." In Janet Werner Paintings, exhibition catalogue. Montreal: Parisian Laundry Gallery, 2008. PDF

"At Home on the Street: Public Art in Montreal and Toronto." In Urban Enigmas: Montreal, Toronto, and the Problem of Comparing Cities. Edited by J. Sloan. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. 213-38. PDF

"Countercultural War Machines in Montreal:  Greg Curnoe’s "Dorval Mural" and the Ti-Pop Submarine at Expo 67." Paper delivered at the Association of Art Historians conference, University of Ulster, Belfast, April 2007.

"Joyce Wieland and Michael Snow: Conceptual Landscape Art." In Beyond Wilderness: The Group of Seven, Canadian Identity, and Contemporary Art. Edited by John O’Brian and Peter White. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. 73-84. PDF

"A human figure in full stride..." Randal Anderson’s Zoom! Montreal: FOFA Gallery, 2006.

"Landscape Immersions: Lynne Marsh’s Performative Spaces." Art Papers, Vol. 30, No. 2 (March/April 2006): 34-39. PDF

"The Great Escape." In Bill Burns: Safety Gear for Small Animals, exhibition catalogue. Montreal: Lian and Danny Taran Gallery, 2005. 32-51. PDF

"Joyce Wieland at the Border: Nationalism, the New Left, and the Question of Political Art in Canada, circa 1971." Journal of Canadian Art History, Vol. 26 (2005): 80-107. PDF

Montreal at Street Level: Revisiting the material, spatial and visual cultures of the 60s.  Organizer of conference (with Rhona Richman Kenneally), co-sponsored by Concordia University and the Canadian Center for Architecture. 2005.

"SYN:  Appropriating the Megastructure." CV Photo, 69 (October 2005): 12-13. PDF

"Biennialism in Montréal." Public, No. 22-23 (Special Issue on City Scenes), (January 2002): 123-39. PDF

"Hallucinating Landscape, Canadian-style." In Peter Doig, exhibition catalogue.  Vancouver: Belkin Art Gallery, 2001. 10-14. PDF

"Outside Matters." In Elusive Paradise: The Millennium Prize, exhibition catalogue. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2001. 37-54. PDF

"Rainbows and other Ruins: Peter Doig’s Paintings."In Afterall. London: Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, May 2000. 85-94. PDF

"Space-Age  Slow  Motion."  In Gravity Duet: Video Installations by Nina Levitt, exhibition  catalogue. Toronto: Toronto Photographers Workshop, 1999. 12-22. PDF

"Peindre la ville, peindre la mutabilité / Painting the City, Painting Mutability." In Eleanor Bond, exhibition catalogue. Montreal: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 1998. 25-31 + 38-41. PDF

"Eleanor  Bond's Social Centres: Natural Sights and Millennial Landscapes." In Social  Centres:  Eleanor  Bond.  Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1993. 41-48. PDF

"Fake Animals, Anthropomorphism, and other Travesties of Nature." Parachute, No. 72 (October 1993): 18-21. PDF

"The Provisional Stillness of Photographic Space." In Social Studies, Still Lives exhibition catalogue. Montreal: Mois de la Photo, 1993. PDF

"Fastwurms and the Art of Recycling Canadian Landscape." Parachute, No. 63 (July 1991): 60-61. PDF

"Fragments in a Narrative (Review of Bill Burns at Galerie Chantal Boulanger)." ETC  Montreal, No. 15 (Summer 1991): 42-43. PDF

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