Writing

Anti-Public: Dada, Negation and Universality
For ‘Art and the Public Sphere,’ Issue 2,
published by Intellect

4 Questions
4 responses to 4 questions for the project ‘Our Day Will Come,’
here

Dada Qua Slogan,
On the word ‘Dada,’
here

Brilliant Desperation: review of Group Material book
For ‘Art and the Public Sphere,’ Issue 1
published by Intellect

Withdrawal and Negation: 1916 in Two Parts
Catalogue essay for the exhibition ‘1916’
here

How Not to Talk About Art
Advice for lacanians, unpublished
here

Reading Badiou’s 15 Theses on Art
Lecture notes
here

Nobody’s Perfect
Essay for Sonia Shiel
here

For the Avant-Garde: Notes on Art, Capitalism & Revolution
For ‘The Artists’ Economy’
here

Article 31
On ‘Article 31’ by Freee Art Collective
here

Which Public?
A response to the Art as a Public Issue conference
here

Notes On Slogans
Text for Freee Art Collective
here

Ben Cain
Commission by Site gallery
here

The Non-Existence of Art
Commission by Colony
here

Just Give Me the Truth: a Philistine’s Guide to Public Art
Catalogue essay for Freee Art Collective
here

Popular Affront: Some Notes for Ayling and Conroy
Commission for Leicester City gallery
here

The Whole World Bad
Text for Steve Klee
here

Analysis 01: On Collectivity
with John Timberlake & Dave Beech
here

Notes on the Idea of Site
For Sideshow
here

The Still: Animation and the Critical Potential of Stillness
For ‘The Animators’
here

Pictures From Nowhere
Text for Caroline McCarthy
here

Work is the Obscene and Shameful Secret of Art
For ‘Futurology’
here

Inconsequential Bayonets
For ‘Curating Subjects’
here

The Terrors of Experts, Curators and Publics
For The Internationaler
here

Inside Out
Text for Beagles and Ramsey
here

Painting in the Age of Digital Reproduction
For The Analogue Surface
here

Review of John Timberlake
For The Future
here

The New Curation
Polemic
here

Decoys and Models
For The First Condition
here

Review of Beagles and Ramsay
For Matters
here

Where’s This Going?
Text for Paul O’Neill
here

Four Stages of Public Art
For Third Text
here

An Art of Escape
Text for Caroline McCarthy
here

Excess and Amateurism: William Blake, the Chapman Brothers and Hell
For everything
here

The Ruin of Walter Benjamin
For everything
here

Celebrity and Obscruity
For everything
here

Public Art – Oxymoron or What?
For everything
here

Ghostcatchers
Text for Lindsay Seers & Francois LeFranc
here

Forbidden Pleasure
For Artifice
here

Traces of Conceptualism
For Artifice
here

Too Much
For Artifice
here

The Vivacity and Complexity of Everyday Life
Review of ‘Scenes of the World to Come’
here

Are You Culture-tastic?
Text for Outpost
here

Who’d Be a Curator?
Text for Outpost
here

Unhappy Performatives
Text for Red Dot
here