—        Book manuscript (in press), Picturing Imperial Citizenship: photography and belonging in the British Empire (Penn State University Press)

Journal article, “Object lessons: visualizing displacement in the Canadian Arctic,” Photography & Culture 11.1 (November 2017).

Journal article (peer-reviewed), “Photographing Imperial Citizenship: The Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee’s Lanternslide Lectures, 1900–1945,” Journal of Visual Culture 16.2 (August 2017).

Book chapter, “Developing Historical Negatives: the Colonial Photographic Archive as Optical Unconscious,” Photography and the Optical Unconscious, Sharon Sliwinski and Shawn Michelle Smith, eds. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017).


Feature, “The Pedagogies of Looking: An Interview with Kim Simon and Gabrielle Moser,” C Magazine 131 (Autumn 2016).

Review, “Working Conditions,” Canadian Art (Fall 2016).

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Annie MacDonell,” Artforum.com.

Catalogue essay, “Analogical Thinking,” Meryl McMaster: Confluence (Ottawa: Carleton University Art Gallery, 2016).

Journal article, co-authored with Helena Reckitt, Feminist Tactics of Citation, Annotation and Translation: Curatorial Reflections on the Now You Can Go programme,” OnCurating 30, special issue on “Curating in Feminist Thought.”

Review, “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: What ‘Showroom’ Gets Wrong about Toronto’s Art Scene,” Canadian Art online, Feb. 29, 2016.

Catalogue essay, “Photographic Doubt: Sanaz Mazinani,” Reflections & Refractions (Toronto and London: Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography/Black Dog Press, 2016).

Feature, Abbas Akhavan: Every Artwork is a Trap,” Canadian Art (Winter 2016).


Journal article, “Chromophobia: race, colour and visual pleasure in Richard Mosse’s The Enclave,” Prefix (Winter 2015).

Book chapter, “Exhaustive Images: surveillance, sovereignty and subjectivity in Jon Rafman’s The Nine Eyes of Google Street View,” Jon Rafman: Nine Eyes (Los Angeles: New Documents, 2015).

Catalogue essay , “Beauty is both inevitable and irrelevant: a conversation with Jessica Eaton,” are you experienced? (Hamilton and London: Art Gallery of Hamilton/Black Dog Press), June 2015.

Exhibition essay, “Hajra Waheed: Asylum in the Sea,” Darling Foundry, Montreal, June 18–Aug 27, 2015.

Book chapter, “Literary Supplement: a Brief and Incomplete Atlas of Drawn & Quarterly’s Petits Livres,” Drawn & Quarterly’s 25th Anniversary Publication, (Montreal: Drawn & Quarterly), Spring 2015.

Exhibition essay, “Krista Belle Stewart,” Toronto: Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art.

Catalogue essay, “In Another Place, at the Same Time,” In Another Place, and Here, exhibition catalogue (Victoria: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 2015).

Feature, “Synaesthetics: Aleesa Cohene Fuses the Senses,” Canadian Art (Winter 2015).


Review, “Jason de Haan: Free and Easy Wanderer,” Art in America (December 2014).

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Karen Kraven,” Artforum.com, November 2014.

Event review, “The Flood of Rights,” Journal of Visual Culture 13.2 (August 2014): 236-240.

Review, “Together Alone: The Yokohama Triennale’s Everyday Oblivions,” Canadian Art online, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Feature, “Alumni Profile: Christina Zeidler,” Sketch: OCADU’s Official Magazine (Summer 2014).

Feature, “Kitty Scott’s Contemporary Re-Hang Elevates the AGO,” Canadian Art online, April 17, 2014.

Review, “Critics’ Pick: CounterIntelligence,” Artforum.com, February 2014.

Review, “Stephen Shore, Something + Nothing,” esse no. 80 (Winter 2014).


Review, “Venice – The 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, The Encyclopedic Palace,” esse no. 79 (Fall 2013).

Review, “Art Spin: Critical Mass in the Making,” Canadian Art online, August 20, 2013.

Guest Editor, “Always Working,” special section of Fillip 18 (Summer 2013).

Curatorial Essay, “Jason Lazarus, Too Hard to Keep,” Gallery TPW R&D, July 5–Aug. 10, 2013.

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Elizabeth Zvonar,” Artforum.com, June 2013.

Review, “Critics’ Pick: David Askevold,” Artforum.com, May 2013.

Review, “Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins,” Canadian Art (Spring 2013).

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Jon Sasaki,” Artforum.com, February 2013,

Response, Reading / Feeling, Tanja Baudoin, Frédérique Bergholtz and Vivian Ziherl, eds. (Amsterdam: If I Can’t Dance, 2013).


Feature, “Lenscraft: Jessica Eaton Asks Us to Think About What We See,” Canadian Art (Winter 2013).

Review, “Cindy Sherman,” esse no. 76 (Fall 2012).

Review,Keren Cytter: Based on a True Story,” esse no. 76 (Fall 2012).

Curatorial essay, “Always Working” (opens as a PDF), Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC, June 23-July 28, 2012. Design by Gabriel Saloman.

Feature, “Fashionality: Dress Code,” Canadian Art (Summer 2012).

Review, “Annie MacDonell,” esse no. 75 (Summer 2012).

Review, “Chronicles of a Disappearance,” esse no. 75 (Summer 2012).

Exhibition essay, “All Apologies,” for the exhibition On Apology, CCA Wattis Institute. Curated by graduating students in the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at the California College of the Arts, 2012.

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Jason de Haan,” Artforum.com, April 2012

Exhibition essay, “Linda Duvall: The Toss,” (opens as a PDF), Gallery TPW, Toronto, Mar. 1 to 31, 2012.

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Valérie Blass,” Artforum.com, February 2012.

Book review, “Curating and the Educational Turn, Paul O’Neill and Mick Wilson (eds.) (2010) and Raising Frankenstein: Curatorial Education and Its Discontents, Kitty Scott (ed.) (2011),” Journal of Curatorial Studies 1:1 (Winter 2011).

Review, “Critics’ Pick: ‘Coming After‘,” Artforum.com, January 2012.

Review, “Models for taking part,”esse no. 74 (Winter 2012).

Review, “You had to go looking for it,”esse no. 74 (Winter 2012).


Review, “Critics’ Pick: Didier Courbot,” Artforum.com, November 2011.

Feature, “Exhaustive images: surveillance, sovereignty and subjectivity in Google Street View,” commissioned as part of the “Photography in the Age of Biopolitics: Apparatus, Capture, Trace” series edited by Kate Steinmann, Fillip 15 (Winter 2011).

Review, “Critics’ Pick: Barbara Astman,” Artforum.com, October 2011.

Exhibition essay (reprinted from 2009 essay), “Night of the Living Documents” for the exhibition Robert Lendrum: Living Documents,  Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nov. 4 to Dec. 10, 2011.

Feature, “Places: Don Blanche – House of Yes,” Canadian Art (Fall 2011).

Review, “Suzy Lake, Political Poetics,”esse, no. 73 (Fall 2011).

Review, “Alex Kisilevich and Geoffrey Pugen,”esse, no. 73 (Fall 2011).

Review, “Marcel Dzama: Behind Every Curtain,” C magazine, no. 110 (Summer 2011).

Review, “Kelly Mark, Public Disturbance,” esse, no. 72 (Spring/Summer 2011).

Review, “Luis Jacob, Pictures at an Exhibition,” esse, no. 72 (Spring/Summer 2011).

Review, “Geoffrey Farmer: Playing Stateside,” Canadian Art website, March 17, 2011.

Journal article (peer reviewed), “Phantasmagoric places: local and global tensions in the circulation of Stan Douglas’ Every Building on 100 West Hastings,” Photography & Culture 4:1 (March 2011).

Review, “Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby,” esse, no. 71 (Winter 2011).

Review, “To Be Real,” esse, no. 71 (Winter 2011).

Journal article, “Working-through public and private labour in Sophie Calle’s Prenez soin de vous“, n.paradoxa, volume 27, January 2011.


Catalogue essay, “Zeesy Powers’ Projected Realities,” Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON, November 2010.

October 2010 Reviews, “Site Exercises,” “The Storyteller” and “Yorden Molles,” ARTnews (October 2010).

Review, “Steve Lyons and Susan Lakin, Monitors,” esse, no. 70 (Autumn 2010).

Review, “Sarah Clifford-Rashotte, No Poetry,” esse, no. 70 (Autumn 2010).

Review, “Kutlug Ataman: Home Movies,” Canadian Art website, July 8, 2010.

Curatorial essay, “This is uncomfortable,” Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON, June 2010.

Feature (interview with Shauna McCabe), “Dig Up My Heart: Agricultural Aesthetics,” Canadian Art website, June 24, 2010.

Review, “No Soul For Sale: Independents’ Day,Canadian Art website, May 20, 2010.

Review, “Adrian Blackwell, Model for a Public Space [knot],” esse, no. 69 (Spring 2010).

Review, “Katie Bethune-Leamen, Dazzle Shizzle,esse, no. 69 (Spring 2010).

Feature (interview with Scott Watson), “Breathless Days 1959–1960: Retro Active,” Canadian Art website, May 6, 2010.

Review, “Exhibition Making with Ghosts: The 1984 Miss General Idea Pavilion at the Art Gallery of York University,” Fillip 11 (Spring 2010).

Feature, “Gerald Ferguson: Last Landscapes,” Canadian Art website, April 1, 2010.

Book review, “Kenneth Hayes’ Milk and Melancholy,” Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture, University of Rochester, NY (Winter 2010).

Feature, “Faces: CSA Space, Vancouver,” Canadian Art (Spring 2010).

Exhibition text, “Betty Goodwin and the afterlife of images” for Oakville Galleries’ exhibition “Betty Goodwin: From the collection of Salah J. Bachir,” curated by Marnie Fleming, March 13-June 5, 2010.

Feature, “Lord Dalhousie: A Collector Ahead of his Time,” Canadian Art website, March 4, 2010.

Review, “We Interrupt This Program: Print Ads and TV Spots by Artists,” esse, no. 68 (Winter 2010).

ReviewStephen Appleby-Barr, ‘The Invisible College’,” esse, no. 68 (Winter 2010).

Feature, “Lex Vaughn: A Chat on Second City and Saskatchewan,” Canadian Art website, Jan. 14, 2010.


Book chapter, “Photographic Traces of Presents Past,” Emergence: Contemporary Canadian Photography, Sarah Parsons, ed. (Toronto: Gallery 44 and Ryerson University Press, 2009).

Review, “Cedric Bomford: Scaling the Heights of Creative Critique,” Canadian Art website, Oct. 1, 2009.

Feature, “Amy Lockhart mines the subconscious,” No More Potlucks, issue no. 5 (Oct 2009).

Review, “Jon Sasaki, Jessica Vallentin, ‘The Old College Try’,” esse, no. 67 (Fall 2009).

Review, “Sarah Massecar, Sandra Meigs, Arlene Shechet, ‘feelers’,” esse, no. 67 (Fall 2009).

Book review, “James Elkins’ Artists with PhDs: On the New Doctoral Degree in Studio Art,” C magazine, issue 102 (Fall 2009).

Catalogue essay, “Night of the Living Documents,” for Robert Lendrum’s solo exhibition “Living Documents, Dr. Frankenstein’s Guide to Self-Portraiture” at Ryerson Gallery, Toronto, ON, March 2009.

Review, “Gakona: Art Goes Electric in Paris,” Canadian Art website, Mar. 19, 2009.


Feature, “Do Curators Need University Curatorial Programs?” C magazine, issue 100 (Winter 2008).

Review, “Stan Douglas: Humor, Irony and the Law,” Canadian Art website, Dec. 4, 2008.

Review, “theanyspacewhatever: Collapsing Institutional Spaces, Or Having Fun Trying,” Canadian Art website, Nov. 27, 2008.

Review, “Close to You: Crafty Pop Culture,” Canadian Art website, Aug. 28, 2008.

Curatorial essay, “When Exactly Is This Due? Making art against the clock,” for group exhibition “Term Projects,” XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON, August 2008.

Review, “Rebecca Belmore: Rising to the Occasion,” Canadian Art website, July 24, 2008.

Review, “Images Festival: So Long, AV Club,” Canadian Art website, Apr. 10, 2008.

Curatorial essay, “Animator Statement,” Curatorial Incubator v. 5, VIDEO ANIMATION: “What’s Up, Doc?”, exhibition catalogue, V tape, Toronto, ON, February 2008.


Critical essay, “Visual Representations of the Holocaust,” Zachor|Remember: The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre newsletter, no. 1, January 2006.