Excitable Tissues Biennale of Sydney e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art

Sounding New Media New Media Art History Mining the Media Archive




Publications on Catherine Richards' artwork

Wilson, Stephen. Art & Science Now. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2010. pp 94, 95

Dyson, Frances. Sounding New Media: rhetorics of immersion and embodiment in the arts. UC Press, Cal. 2009. 1-246

Langill, Caroline. Shifting Polarities: Exemplary Works of Canadian Electronic Media Art Produced Between 1970 and 1991. Montreal, QC: La fondation Daniel Langlois, 2008. <http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/e/page.php?NumPage=1949>

Shanken, Edward A., ed. Art and Electronic Media. London: Phaidon Press, 2009. 29, 45, 112, 199, 200, 262, 286.

Dyson, Frances. "Enchanting data: body, voice and tone in affective computing." Emotion, Place and Culture. Liz Bondi, Laura Cameron, Joyce Davidson, Mick Smith (eds). Aldershot, Hants, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2009. 247-266.

Tuer, Dot. "The Heart of the Matter." Mining the Media Archive. Essays on Art, technology, and cultural resistance. Toronto: XYZ Books, 2005. 25-33.

Tofts, Darren. "Metaphysics and Mash at Harry's Café de Wheels: New media at the Sydney Biennale." Criticism + Engagement + Thought: On Reason and Emotion 2004 Biennale of Sydney. Blair French, Adam Geczy, Nicholas Tsoutas (eds). Sydney: Artspace, 2004. 23-28.

Malloy, Judy. "Preface." Women, Art & Technology. Judy Malloy (ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. xv-xix

Morse, Margaret. "The Poetics of Interactivity." Women, Art & Technology. Judy Malloy (ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. 17-31.

Sawchuck, Kim. "Charged Heart: The Electronic Art of Catherine Richards." Horizon 0.6. Banff New Media Institute, 2003.  Published on the Web.

Burgess, Marilyn. "Support for New Media Artists in Canada: What Place for Artists?" Online publication. Sitestreet Art and Ideas, (Fall 2002). [No longer available online – pdf copy available on request].

Hayles, N. Katherine. "Embodied Virtuality: Or How to Put Bodies Back in the Picture." Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. Mary Anne Moser (ed). Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1996. 1-28. Republished in Art and Feminism. Helena Reckitt and Peggy Phelan (eds). London: Phaidon, 2001. 277-278.

"Catherine Richards: The Virtual Body." Art and Feminism. Helena Reckitt and Peggy Phelan (eds). London: Phaidon, 2001. 171.

Contor, Alan. "Click her for Culture".  Ideas. CBC Radio. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. October 26, 1999.

Falk, Lorne. "The Affective Interface". Ebr9: A Gathering of Threads. Online publication. <http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr9/9falk.htm>, 1999

Guertin, Carolyn. "Gesturing Toward the Visual: Virtual Reality, Hypertext and Embodied Feminist Criticism." Surfaces. 8 (1999).

Hertz, Paul, "Body Boundaries". Ed. YLEM: Artists Using Science and Technology. 19.2, Jan/Feb (1999).

Falk, Lorne. "The Affective Interface". Threads, 9 (1999), Spring 1998 <http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr9/9falk.htm>.

Sawchuck, Kim. "Catherine Richards." Parachute. 89, Jan/Feb/March (1998): 49-50.

Dyson, Frances. "Charged Havens." World Art. March (1996): 42-47.

Angerer, Marie-Luise. "alt.feminism/alt.sex/alt.identity/alt.theory/alt.art." Springer. June (1995): 32-41.

Hayles, Katherine N.  "Embodied Virtuality: Or How To Put Bodies Back in the Picture".  Immersed In Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1995. p. 1-28

Davies, Kate. "Art and Gender on the Net". World Art. No.2. USA: 1995. P. 10-15

Huhtamo, Erkki. "Excavation Area: A Virtual Gallery of Archaeological Art." InterCommunication. 14, autumn (1995): 147.

Baert, Renėe. "Subjects on the Threshold, Problems with the Pronouns."

Parachute. 69, Winter (1993): 14-21.


Publications by the artist

Books Edited:

Virtual Seminar on the Bioapparatus. eds. Catherine Richards and Nell Tenhaaf.  Banff Centre for the Arts, 1991. 120pp.  Excerpt republished in Japanese. Virtual Realities. ed. Carl E. Loeffler. Tokyo: Gijutsu Hyoron Sha. 1993. pp 235-228.
Excerpt republished. Virtual Reality Casebook. eds. Carl E. Loeffler and T. Anderson. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1994. pp 191-198.


Chapters in Books and Publications

"Excitable Tissues and Virtual Worlds:  Art, Science, and Technology."  Inno'va-tion: Essays by Leading Canadian Researchers. (Canadian Foundation for Innovation, 2002) www.innovation.ca Republished: Judith Miller (ed), Reading & Writing Canada. (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005). Approximately pp 4

" Fungal Intimacy: The Cyborg Trope in Feminism and Media Art." in Lyn Hershman Leeson (ed), Clicking In: Hot Links to a Digital Culture. (San Francisco: Bay Press, 1996) pp 258-263.

"A Letter on Fungal Intimacy: Art, New Media and Feminist Tropes." in Jon Dovy (ed). Fractal Dreams: New Media in Social Context. (London: Lawrence & Wishart Ltd., 1995) pp182-193.

"It's Déjà Vu All Over Again: Virtual Reality." Canadas. (New York: Semiotext(e), 1994) pp 264-267.

Richards, Catherine, and Nell Tenhaaf. "The BIOAPPARATUS Residency and Virtual Seminar". Virtual Realities: Anthology of Industry and Culture. Ed. Carl E. Loeffler. Tokyo: Gijutsu Hyoron Sha, 1993. 235-328.


Papers in Journals and Catalogues

"VR". Excerpt from ‘Virtual Bodies'. Public 19/20: Lexicon 20th Century A.D. Toronto: Public Access, 2000. Volume 2/2, p. 101-102

Richards, Catherine. Body Boundaries. Paul Hertz (ed). Ylem.19.2, Jan/Feb 1999. pp 15-24.

Richards, Catherine. Virtual Bodies". Public 11: Throughput. Toronto: Public Access, 1995. pp 34-39.

Richards, Catherine. Virtual Bodies: What a Blow that Phantom Gave Me. Angles of Incidence: reflections of multimedia artworks. Proceedings of the Multimedia Communications '93 Conference, International Council or Computer Communications, Banff, April, 1993. Banff: Media Arts Program – Banff Centre for the Arts, 1993. pp 15-22. Republished in French: Deuxièmes Rencontres Internationales Art cinema / Art video / Art ordinateur, Vidéothèque de Paris, France, March 1994.
Republished in Dutch: The Eldorado media art series, Antwerp, Belgium, 1994.

Richards, Catherine. Virtual Reality: The Rebirth of Pure Art? Woman's Art. 41: 4-6, 1991

Richards, Catherine. Virtual Worlds, Digital Images. American Film Institute Video Festival. Los Angeles, CA: American Film Institute, 1987. pp 66-67

Richards, Catherine. Mapping a Sensibility: Computer Imaging. SIGGRAPH' 83: Exhibition of Computer Art. Chicago, IL: Siggraph - Special Interest group for Computer Graphics and Animation, 1983. pp

Richards, Catherine. Computer Culture. Agenda. 5.1:17-21 (Spring) 1982.


Exhibition Catalogues

Imaging Science Art Science and Social Change. Sean Caulfield and Timothy Caulfield (eds). Art Gallery of Alberta. (University of Alberta Press. 2009) pp 81-84, 105

SPECTROPIA: Illuminating Investigations in the electromagnetic Spectrum, Riga City Exhibition Hall. Riga, Latvia. (RIXC, Riga & MPLab of Leipaja University, 2009) pp 287

e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art. Montreal Museum of Art. Montreal, QC. October, 2007. pp 64 <http://www.fondation-langlois.org/e-art/e/index.php>

ACM SIGGRAPH: Global Eyes. San Diego, CA. 2007. pp 352

Electromagnetic Bodies, Aether, Desire: resonance in art and technology.V2/TENT. Rotterdam, Netherlands. 2006.

Cultura digital. Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Madrid, Spain. 2006. pp 51

Rezonancia, Elektromagneses testek. Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art. Ludwig, Germany. 2006.

The Art Formally Known as New Media. Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB, 2006.

Résonance. Le Project Corps électromagnétiques. Oboro. Montreal, PQ. 2005.

Digital Discourse. St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity. Valletta, Malta. 2005.

Connected!. Sher Doruff and Nancy Mauro Flude (eds). Waag Society. UK: Amsterdam. 2005. pp 160

2004 Biennale of Sydney: On Reason and Emotion. Isabel Carlos (ed).(Biennale of Sydney, 2004). Sydney, 2004. pp 182, 183

Catherine Richards: Excitable Tissues / Tissus excitables. (The Ottawa Art Gallery, 2003) pp 114

Engaging the Virtual. Dalhousie Art Gallery. Halifax, NS. 2000. pp 39

Aurora. InterAccess Gallery. Harbourfront. Toronto, ON. 1998.

Cyber Heart. Walter Phillips Gallery: Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB, 1998.

Charged Hearts. (National Gallery of Canada, 1997)

Time, Space and Realities. A Space Gallery. Toronto, ON, 1997.

The Body Obsolete. SAW Gallery. Ottawa, ON. 1994.

Arte Virtual. Metro Opera. Madrid, Spain. 1994. pp 77

Ars Electronica. Landesgalerie Museum of Contemporary Art. Linz, Austria. 1994. pp 190

Teckno Viscera. Institute of Modern Art. Fortitude Valley. Museum of Modern Art. Brisbane, Australia. 1993.

State of the Image: Antwerpen93. Eldorado. Antwerp, Belgium. 1993.