Research Links

Pinker, S. (2014), The Village Effect: Why Face-to Face Contact Matters, London: Atlantic Books

Aranda, J., Kuan Wood, B., Vidokle, A., (2017) Supercommunity, London: Verso

Welsch, W. (2005) Sport Viewed Aesthetically, and Even as Art? in The Aesthetics of Everyday Life, Columbia University Press

Boomgaard, J., Hurkmans, R., Westerveld, J. (Eds.) (2017) Compassion; A Paradox in Art and Society, Making Public Series, Amsterdam: Valiz

Tomasello, M. (2009) Why We Cooperate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Elias. N (2000 revised edition 1939 original) The Civilising Process, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing

Coser, L. (1956) The Functions of Social Conflict, New York: The Free Press

O’Neill, P. & Wilson, M. (Eds.) (2015) Curating Research, London: Open Editions

Neal, L. (2015), Playing For Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered, London: Oberon Books Ltd.

Mouffe, C. (2013), Agnostics; Thinking the world politically, London: Verso.

Scott, E.E. & Swenson, K. (Eds.) (2015), Critical Landscapes; Art, Space, Politics, California: University of California Press.

Sennett, R. (2013) Together; The rituals pleasures & politics of cooperation London: Penguin Books Ltd.

Dewey, J. (1934) Art as Experience (30th ed.) London: Penguin Books Ltd.

Tuan, Y.-F. (1977) Space and Place; The Perspective of Experience (8th ed.) Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Foucault, M. (2000) Aesthetics; Essential works of Foucault 1954-1984 (1st ed.) London: Penguin Books Ltd.

Burke, E. (2008) A Philosophical Enquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful (5th ed.) Oxen: Routledge Classics.

Bolt, B. (2016) Artistic Research as a Performative Paradigm, Parse Journal available: [accessed 16 December 2016]

Arts Council of Ireland (2006), The Public and the Arts 2006, Dublin: Arts Council of Ireland.

O’Sullivan, S. (2001) The Aesthetics of Affect, Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 6, General issue, December 2001, available: [accessed 17/08/16]

Nagel, A. and Wood, C. (2010) The Plural Temporality of the work of art in Groom, A. (Ed.) Time London: Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press

Didi-Huberman, G. (2000) Before the Image, Before Time in Groom, A. (Ed.) Time London: Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press

Massey, D. (2003) Some Times of Space in Groom, A. (Ed.) Time London: Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press

Wells, L.  (2007) Curatorial strategy as critical intervention: the genesis of facing east in Rugg, J., Sedgwick, M. (eds.) Issues in curating contemporary art and performance, Bristol: Intellect

The National Archives (2016) Arts Council of England Self Evaluation Framework [online] available:

Queensland Government Web Centre (2016) Developing an evaluation framework [online] available:

Lind, M. (2007) The collaborative turn in Billing, J., Lind, M. and Nilsson, L. (eds.) Taking the matter into common hands, London: Black Dog Publishing

Finley, S. (2005) Arts based inquiry: performing revolutionary pedagogy in Denzin, N. K., Lincoln, Y. (Eds.) The sage handbook of qualitative research, London: Sage Publications

Agora Collective, Workhop: The artistic mission: dismantling professionalism in a for-profit economy? facilitated by Diego Agulló,  (note: using the waiting room environment to control movement & conversation with regards to the professionalisation of visual art)

Agora Collective, Workhop: While We Work: A temporary state of affairs facilitated by Judith Lavagna,  (note: exploring the role of artist-curator through month long collaboration)

Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism; Is There No Alternative, Zero Books, 2009

Homi K. Bhabha, The Location of Culture, Routledge, London 1994  (accessed 28/12/15)

Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, Verso, 1991  (accessed 28/12/15)

In Free Fall: A Thought Experiment on Vertical Perspective, Hito Steryl, E-Flux Journal,  (accessed 28/12/15)

Céline Condorelli (Ed), Support Structures, Sternberg Press, 2009

Florian Matzner (Ed), Public Art, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Berlin, 2001

Towards a Non-Intentional Space, Hu Fang, E-Flux Journal, (accessed 22/9/15)

Paul O’Neill (Ed), Curating Subjects, Open Editions, London 2007

Paul O’Neill & Claire O’Doherty (Eds.), Locating the Producers; Durational Approaches to Public Art, Valiz, Amsterdam 2011

Lewis Hyde, The Gift; How The Creative Spirit Transforms the World, Canongate, Edinburgh 1979

Hal Foster, The Return of the Real, MIT Press, London,1996

Essay: Mining the Museum: Artists Look at Museums, Museums Look at Themselves, Fred Wilson, A Critical Reader, Doro Globus (Ed)

Poems: In The Waiting Room 

Nicholas Serota, Experience or Interpretation; The Dilemma of Museums of Modern Art, Thames & Hudson, London, 1996

Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception, Routledge, London, 1958

Jacques Rancéire, The Politics of Aesthetics, Continuum, London, 2004

Resource Pack- Arts & Health –

Dorothea von Hantelmann, How to Do Things with Art, JRP| Ringer Kunstverlag AG, and Les presses du réel, 2010

Pierre Bordieu, Outline of a Sociological Theory of Art Perception, The Field of Cultural Production: Essays on Art and Literature, Colombia University Press, 1984

Suzanne Lacy, Cultural Pilgrimages and Metaphoric Journeys, Mapping the Terrain New Genre Public Art, Suzanne Lacy (Ed), Bay Press, Seattle, 1994

Hal Foster, After the White Cube, London Review of Books (accessed 31/3/15)

Ann Gray, Research Practice for Cultural Studies: Ethnographic Methods and Lived Cultures, Sage Publications, London, 2003

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi & Rick E. Robinson, The Art of Seeing: An Interpretation of the Aesthetic Encounter, Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, 1990

Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, Beacon Press, Massachusetts, 1994

Lucy Steeds (ed), Exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, MIT Press, London, 2014

Actors, Agents and Attendants, Caring Culture: Art, Architecture and the Politics of Public Health, Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2011

Nicolas Bourriaud, Postproduction, Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2002

Susan Sontag, The Aesthetics of Silence  (Accessed 11/2/15)

Michel Foucault, Of Other Spaces: Utopias and Heterotopias, Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory, Neil Leech (Ed), NYC: Routledge, 1997, pg 330-336

Stephen Johnstone (Ed),The Everyday, Whitechapel, MIT Press, London

Marc Augé, Non-Places, Introduction to and Anthropology of Supermodernity, Verso, London 1992

Brian O’Doherty, Inside the White Cube, University of California Press, London

Hans Ulrich Obrist, A Brief History of Curating, Cornerhouse Publications, 70 Oxford St., Manchester, UK

Claire Bishop (Ed), Participation, Whitechapel, University of Michigan, 2006

Beatrice von Bismarck, Jorn Schafaff, Thomas Weski (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Sternberg Press, 2012

Paul O’Neill, The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s), MIT Press, 2012

Martha Ward, What’s Important About the History of Modern Art Exhibitions, Thinking About Exhibitions, Bruce W. Ferguson, Reesa Greenberg, Sandy Nairne (eds.), Routledge, 2005

Jeni Walwin (ed), Searching for Arts New Publics, Intellect Ltd., U.K., 2010

How Near is Here? Readings

Saskia Sassen, ‘Does the City Have Speech?’, Urban Challenges Essay, Public Culture, Duke University Press, 2013,

Josie Appleton, The End to Public Space, Architectural Review, 15 Jan. 2014,

Geoffrey Crossick and Patrycja Kaszynska, Under Construction: Towards a framework for cultural value, Cultural Trends, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2014 pg120-131

Gilles Deleuze (Continuum Impacts), The Folds in the Soul, The Fold, New York: Athlone Press, 2006, pg 15-29

Jacques Ranciere, Politics, Identification and Subjectivization, October Journal, 1992, Vol. 61- The Identity in Question, pg 58-64

Jane Rendell, Critical Spatial Practices: Setting Out a Feminist Approach to some Modes and what Matters in Architecture’ in Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Architecture, Brown Lori A. (ed), Ashgate, 2011, pg 17-56

Loic Wacquant, Territorial Stigmatization in the Age of Advanced Marginality, in Thesis Eleven, No. 91, SAGE Publications, 2007, pg 66-77

Andy Wightman, Three Score Men with Clubs and Staves: The struggle to protect common land, in The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland (and how they got it), Birlinn Ltd. 

Apt-art & Apartment

Claire Bishop, Zones of Indistinguishability: Collective Actions Group and Participatory Art, e-flux,

Ekaterina Degot, Russian Art in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century,

Ekaterina Degot, Apt-Art and the Trekhprudny Squat as case studies of artists curating,

Totart: Natalia Abalakova & Anatoly Zhigalov, AptArt Show

E-Flux Journal: Moscow Symposium: Conceptualism Revisited, Boris Groys (Ed), Sternberg Press, 2012

Hilary Jack and Paul Harfleet, Apartment: A short account of an artist led space in a domestic environment, Every Curator’s Handbook, edited by Anne Klontz,Karen MacDonald and Yulia Usova in partnership Perfect Art Institution.


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