Writing

selected written things by me:

Cultural Shifts Within Artist Run Culture in Canada – YYZBooks. Forthcoming 2018 (written April 2017).

What is Left? What is Right? [expanding alliances] – for Forest City Gallery Digest Volume 2 – Edited by Christina Battle – November 2017

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media – Back and Forth – "Interview with Jesse Malmed" – September 2017

Interview with Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza to complement Kelly Jazac's exhibition at Gallery TPWProof of Performancesavailable online as pdf.

RT #Kaepernick Takes a Knee – for INCITE Journal of Experimental Media – upcoming issue 7 – SPORTS. Forthcoming 2017.

Arriving at a Different Past in Order to Survive the Future – for a publication accompanying In the Shadow of the Millenium exhibition at the Judith and Normal Alix Art Gallery – edited by Darryn Doull. 2017.

When Police Brutality Videos Go Viral – An essay with epilogue – both can be accessed online, November/December 2016.

Essay accompanying the I'm Really a Witch.* – a program curated for LOMAA, October 2016.

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media's Back and Forth – "Interview with Leslie Supnet," June 2015

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media #5: Blockbuster edited by Peter Nowogrodzki, “Hollywood Movies, Media Hype, and the Contemporary Survivalist Movement: An Appropriated Study,” 2015

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media's Back and Forth – "Interview with Gwen Trutnau," January 2015

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media #4: Exhibition Guide, contributing artist project: “DIY Screening Checklist,” 2013

“Everything you Read and See Just Might be a Lie AKA Don’t Believe a Word I Say (A Series of Proofs),"  [a response to Erina Duganne’s ‘Family Folktales: Carrie Mae Weems, Allan Sekula, and the Critique of Documentary Photography’] English Language Notes 50.1 Spring/Summer 2012, The Shape of the I: A Double Issue edited by Julie Carr & John-Michael Rivera.

Words at IssuePublic Journal 44: Experimental Media – Edited by Peggy Gale – Fall 2011

Recalling the International Experimental Media Congress of 2010 – INCITE Journal of Experimental Media, 2011

 

selected written things about my work:
Review of the group exhibition The More I Look At These Images at 8-11 Gallery (Toronto) by Terence Dick for Akimblog (December 2017)

Exhibition Publication for Le Mois De La Photo À Montréal 2015 – The Post-Photographic Condition edited by Joan Fontcuberta

Echoes in a Stranger Land- exhibition essay by Ellyn Walker for End Transmission at the Thames Art Gallery through November, 2015.

Back To The Future – A review of the group exhibition at Casa Maauad in Mexico City by Jacob WickBad At Sports (July 17, 2015)

What Was Will Be (pdf)- A review of dearfield, colorado's exhibition at Gallery 44 in Toronto by Daniella E. Sanader – BlackFlash Magazine 31.3 Fall 2014

"Questions for a Hillside" By Meg Walker (pdf) Exhibition Essay for the space between here and there (the yukon river) at the ODD Gallery.

NOW Magazine Toronto Nature’s fury: What Was Will Be probes communities’ experience of natural disasters review of the dearfield, colorado exhibition at Gallery 44 By Fran Schechter.

“What Was Will Be And Yellow Font Forest Green,” curatorial essay accompanying exhibition at Gallery 44 by Caoimhe Morgan-Feir, 2014

Canadian Art Magazine Online “Photo-Art Show Takes on Topsy-Turvy Weather” review of the dearfield, colorado exhibition at Gallery 44 By Leah Sandals, 2014

Artoronto.ca “Christina Battle & Kristie MacDonald: What Was Will Be” review of dearfield, colorado exhibition at Gallery 44 by Shellie Zhang, 2014

C Magazine "Investigating the Unexplained" interview with Clint Enns, Issue 120 "Surveillance," December 2013

Blouin Artinfo Canada online, “Video Artist Christina Battle Finds Nothing on the News at TUFF” review of we’re not exactly sure what just happened by Mark Mann, 2013

Cinema Scope online, “Between the Walls: Images Festival 2013” Review of 'The Twelve Devil’s Graveyards Around the World’ (was titled fog vortex) exhibition at the Images Festival 2013 by Michael Sicinski, 2013

Christina Battle: Filing MemoryCatalogue of an exhibition held at the Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop's University, from September 15 – December 10, 2010. With texts by: Vicky Chainey Gagnon, Shawn Malley, Andréa Picard

Electrified Air and Restless Skies – A review of dearfield, colorado's opening exhibition at MCA Denver in Art & Shadows – by Meredith Tromble, 2012

Canadian Art online, “Ryerson Image Centre Sheds Light on Photo’s Role” Review of group exhibition including Archived Disasters [The Evidence] I.Bridge Collapse II. Unexplained Lights in Skies III. Sightings of Unknown Creature By David Balzer, 2012

Exhibition Publication for ARCHIVAL DIALOGUES: READING THE BLACK STAR COLLECTION curated by Doina Popescu and Peggy Gale at the Ryerson Image Centre, 2012

Filing Memory (2010) curatorial text by Vicky Chainey Gagnon (PDF)

Strategies of the Medium V, “Dreaming in 35mm” (link to PDF) – curatorial essay & publication accompanying Go Big or Go Home exhibition by Larissa Fan, LIFT 2010

Strategies of the Medium II, “The Transformative Potential of Optical
Printing”
(link to PDF) – curatorial essay & publication accompanying Printed Light exhibition by Chris Gehman, LIFT 2009

Behind These Walls: Contemporary Canadian Experimental Short Films. A special screening of contemporary Canadian and international film-based work presented as part of the media arts festival Espace [Im]média. Curatorial essay by Vicky Chainey Gagnon (pdf) October 1, 2009

“Strangers in a Strange Land: Christina Battle’s Pirates”, Jon Davies 2008 (PDF)

“Christina Battle’s Alchemy”, Janine Marchessault  (pdf) 2007 from CFMDC's Artist's Spotlight DVD series Study Guide