Quickening

Writing


Peer-Reviewed
"Duty Free Art: Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War, by Hito Steyerl." In Visual Resources, Special Issue “Art in the Age of Financial Crisis,” edited by Conor McGarrigle and Marisa Lerer, vol 34(3), 2018.

Performing Pregnant: An Aesthetic Investigation of Pregnancy.” In New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment, edited by Clara Fischer and Luna Dolezal. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Performances of Situated Knowledge in the Aging Female Body.” In Ageing Women in Literature and Visual Culture: Reflections, Refractions, Reimaginings, edited by Margaret O’Neill, Michaela Schrage-Frueh and Cathy McGlynn. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Not just ‘a Life within the Home:’ Maternal Labour, Art Work, and Performance Action in the Irish Intimate Public Sphere.” In Performance Research, Special Issue “On the Maternal,” edited by Emily Underwood-Lee and Lena Simic, vol 22(5), 2017.

’Bring a Camera with You:’ The Posthumous Collaboration of Ahmed Basiony and Shady El Noshokaty.” Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, vol. 7, 2015.

“Polyphonic Resonance: Sound Art in Ireland.” In Performance Art in Ireland: A History, edited by Dr Áine Phillips. London: Live Art Development Agency and Intellect Books, 2015


Catalogue Essays
“Transient Time.” In Memorialising the Sacred, Dublin: Farpoint Recordings, 2018.

"Flesh Beyond Silence." In Beyond Silence: A Bell Rings in an Empty Sky, Dublin: Farpoint Recordings, 2017

“Blackened Tongues and Spitting Mothers: The Carnivalesque Humour of Amanda Coogan.” Amanda Coogan: I’ll sing you a song from around the town, Dublin: Royal Hibernian Academy, 2016.

“Transplanted Nostalgia.” A Soundmap of Dún Laogharie, developed by Anthony Kelly and David Stalling, 2015

“... the transformative ability of Strange Attractor.” In Strange Attractor: Catalogue for Boston Exhibition, edited by Anthony Kelly and EL Putnam. Dublin: Farpoint Recordings, 2014


Other Publications
“Fragile Strength.” Visual Artists' News Sheet, Issue 6, November – December 2017.

"Law of Inertia." (Celina Muldoon, Austin Hearne, Annemarie Kilshaw, and Angela McDonagh), Circa Magazine, February 14, 2017

Parasitic Interventions: An Interview with Jesse Jones.” ARTPULSE, vol.6(27), 2016.

“A Hunger for Liveness.” Visual Artists' News Sheet, Issue 5, September – October 2016.

“Discipline, Resistance, Resilience: Future Histories at Kilmainham Gaol.” Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 4, July – August 2016.

“Exhibition Review - Jesse Jones: NO MORE FUN AND GAMES.” ARTPULSE, vol.7(26), 2016.

Dynamic Instability: An Interview with Amanda Coogan.” ARTPULSE, vol.7(26), 2016.

“Exhibition Review - Amanda Coogan: I’ll Sing You a Song from Around the Town.” ARTPULSE, vol. 7(25), 2015.

"Performing Motherhood: An Interview with Marni Kotak." ARTPULSE, no. 22, 2015

“Suspended Animation: The Spectator as Performer in Tomás Saraceno’s in orbit.” In Big Red & Shiny, Volume 2 Issue 17, February 2014.

Augmented Biennale: The Impact of Digital Technology on the Art and Politics of the Venice Biennale.” Seismopolite: Journal of Art and Politics, Issue 6, 2014.

Sustaining the Ephemeral.” The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 7, January – February 2014.

The Ugly Americans: Allora and Calzadilla at the 2011 Venice Biennale.” In Big Red & Shiny, Volume 3 Issue 2, December 2012.


in:Action
"Rememory," (Jessie Keenan), in:Action, September 12, 2018

"The Womb is not a Void (Jesse Jones, “Tremble Tremble”), in:Action, July 29, 2018

"Between the Troubles and Brexit," (Bbeyond), in:Action, February 9, 2018

"Eyes on the Prize," (Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop shopping at DLAF 2017), in:Action, September 29, 2017

"On the Brink," (Gareth Cutter and Johanna Zwaig at DLAF 2017), in:Action, September 7, 2017

"The Stillness of Silence," (Inma Pavon at Danny McCarthy, A Bell Rngs in an Empty Sky), in:Action, August 4, 2017

"Enter the Spielraum," (Celina Muldoon), in:Action, July 12, 2017

"Technological Translations," (Amanda Coogan), in:Action, July 5, 2017

"New Interventions," ("What if" Performance Festival), in:Action, May 23, 2017

"The Persistence of Presence," (Amanda Coogan), in:Action, May 1, 2017

"Being (Together)," (Bbeyond Being in Public Symposium), in:Action, April 24, 2017

"Art of Restraint," (Harry Moore, Anthony Kelly, and David Stalling), in:Action, March 31, 2017

"Likemotherlikedaughterlikemother," in:Action, March 21, 2017

"Neoliberalism Made Strange," (Jelili Atiku), in:Action, February 27, 2017

"Channels of Creativity," (Celebration of Creativity, curated by Roisin Jenkinson), in:Action, February 10, 2017

"Creative Resistance and Existential Dread," (Livestock: Queerstock), in:Action, January 26, 2017

"Gestural Relativity," (Bbeyond), in:Action, January 9, 2017

"Enough Rope," in:Action, October 21, 2016

"Your innovation can't save us now," (Low Lying), in:Action, September 28, 2016

"Washed Out: Embracing Failure," in:Action, August 19, 2016

"Pulsating the Fractured White Cube," (Livestock) in:Action, June 4, 2016

"Murmurations: Jed Speare and Strange Attractor (intentionally fragmented)," in:Action, May 21, 2016


press
Interview by Áine Phillips, Performeringborders, October 14, 2018

Roisin Jenkinson and EL Putnam, “Exchanging Embers,” in:Action, January 12, 2018

Dr. Kate Antosik-Parsons, “Fertile Ground: Maternal Entanglements in the work of EL Putnam (excerpts),” in:Action, December 20, 2017

G Force, “EL Putnam solicits, exhibits anonymous postcards of love and loss,” The Boston Globe, August 28, 2012

Emily Hopkins, “Dig This: Performing on Paper,” Weekly Dig, July 26, 2012

"Discovering Art in Life," Gaston Gazette, 2011



 








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