Art writing

"Lines of Thought", Maria Prystupa: Lifetide, written with Christine Clark for the book on the work of Maria Prystupa, 2016.

A Storied Approach (The National Gallery of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Galleries), Arts & Cultures, Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, 2016.

"Negotiating the Many Selves of Navin Rawanchaikul", essay co-authored with Christine Clark, for the exhibition she curated, Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2012.

Some notes on how not to be a wallflower exhibition catalogue for the exhibition Voulez-vous danser ?, Fabien Lerat, La Vitrine, Limoges.

"Patterns of Thought: The Installations of Michael Lin (pdf)
from Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Art, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2003, pp 82-85.

"Re-staging the Tiger: Feng Mengbo's Taking Mt Doom by Strategy",, Vol.3, special issue, edited by Britta Erickson, 2000
-->reprinted in Chinese Art at the Crossroads: Between Past and Future, Between East and West, ed. Wu Hung, New Art Media Limited, 2001

Choreographing Chaos - an essay for the Queensland Art Gallery's APT3 about curating online art.

Lounging Apparatus Provided The work of Michael Lin.

Beyond the Frame - another essay for APT3 about screen-based art.

Wish you were here - co-authored with Christine Clark and Renai Stoneley, for an exhibition of Australian artists.

Seeing Daffodils - written after the death of Rosalie Gascoigne.

Playing Up -- Peng Hung-chih's Seductive Vertigo - a short piece for the artist's solo exhibition in San Francisco.

Penelope Aitken's Conversation Pieces - an exhibition catalogue, in three acts.

Graffiti art in Taipei, for That magazine

Platform - a short introduction to Michael Lin's work in egofugal, the 7th International Istanbul Biennial.

Short piece for Rhizome on new media theatre.

Presenting Art in the Digital World, The Changing Face of Exhibitions Forum, Queensland College of Art, October 1998.

Chindogu: Art & Technology in Museums, PhD Confirmation Lecture, Queensland University of Technology, April 1997.

Art & theatre reviews

"Noda's 'Egg' Scrambles Understanding", Japan Times, May 25, 2015

"Robert Lepage's 'Polygraph'", Japan Times, October 15, 2014

"Mansai Nomura's 'Macbeth'", Japan Times, June 16, 2014

"The Bee: Hideki Noda", Japan Times, May 21, 2014

"Noh meets Opera", Japan Times, March 5, 2014

"'Ai no Uzu': Sex Whirlpool", Japan Times, December 18, 2013

"Sugimoto Bunraku", Japan Times, October 23, 2013

"Japan's Gutai Artists", Japan Times, June 9, 2013

Smoke and Mirrors: the 2002 Taipei Biennial

Gou Dong Xi - the Chinese title for Taiwanese artist Peng Hung-chih's 2001 solo exhibition. This review appeared in Art Asia Pacific, January 2002. Also, a short interview with the artist.


Short intro to architect Shigero Ban for Above

New Zealand designer David Trubridge's now-almost-iconic lights, for Above

Fiction, etcetera


Two cans of beer in a thin plastic bag

A short meditation on home, for magazine

Wading the Web, Museums and Technology Special Interest Group, Museums Australia Conference, Sydney, October 1996.

Remembering the Lost Future: Art Museums in the Technetronic Era - explores the relationship between museums and technology, the rapid growth in the utilization of media, its affects and possibilities.