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Keith Piper bibliography

Selected Publications


Keith Piper: Relocating the Remains,, Edited by David Chandler, Monograph Essay by Kobena Mercer, 'Witness at the crossroads. An Artists journey in Post-colonial space,' Published by the Institute of International Visual Arts (InIVA), London 1997, 1999

Personally Authored Publications

The Exploded City, Foreword by Ameena Meer, Published by the Centre 181 Gallery, London,1994
Step into the Arena, Notes on Black Masculinity & the Contest of Territory, Published by Rochdale Art Gallery, UK, 1992
A Ship Called Jesus, Introduction by David A Bailey, Published by the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK,1991

Personally Authored Chapters and Articles

'Wait, Did I Miss Something? Some Personal Musings on the 1980s and Beyond', Shades of Black: Assembling the 1980s. Black Arts in Postwar Britain, Duke University Press, 2004
'Notes on The Mechanoid's Bloodline: Looking at Robots, Androids and Cyborgs', Afrotech and Outer Spaces, Edited by Michelle-Lee White, Art Journal, Fall, 2001, pp. 96-98
'A Fictional Tourist in Europe', Unpacking Europe, Edited by Salah Hassan and Iftikhar Dadi, Published by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Nai Publishers, Rotterdam, 2001, pp. 386-391
'Four Corners, A Contest of Opposites', Boxer: An anthology of writings on Boxing and Visual Culture, Edited by David Chandler, John Gill, Tania Guha and Gilane Tawadros, Published by The Institute of International Visual Arts (InIVA), London, UK,1996, pp. 70-79
'Shifting Landscapes', Trophies of Empire, Edited by Bryan Biggs, Published by Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 1994, pp. 9-14
'Step into the Arena, Black Art and Questions of Gender', Art & Design Magazine, World Wide Video, 1993, pp. 72-83
'Forty Acres & a Microprocessor', 'The Black Artist - Work, Space & New Technology', 'Place, Position, Presentation, Public' Edited by Ine Gevers, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Holland, 1992, pp. 254-266
'Fortress Europe: Tagging the Other', PhotoVideo, Photography in the age of the computer, Edited by Paul Wombell, Published by Rivers Oram Press, London, 1991, pp. 112-21

Seleted Artist Statements

'Continental Drift', Europe Approaching the Millennium,10 Photographic Commissions, Edited by Micheal L. Sand and Anne McNeill
Four Frontiers, Published by Prestel-Verlag, Munich/New York, 1998, Artist chapter, statement & interview, pp.114-129
Quinta Bienal de la Habana, Mayo 1994, Exhibition catalogue, Published by Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba,1994, Artist statement, pp. 74-75
In The Ring, Exhibition catalogue, Curated by Kellie Jones, Published by Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, USA, 1993, Artist statement, pp. 24-25
'Exotic Signs', Sonsbeek 93, Edited by Jan Brand, Catelijne de Muynck, Valerie Smith, Published by Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, Ghent, 1993, Artist Statement, pp. 52-53, pp. 162-163

Catalogues and Publications

Transferts, Curated by Toma Muteba Luntumbue, 'Robot Bodies III', pp. 156-161, Published by Africalia 03, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2003
Bits & Pieces, Shifting the Boundaries of Different Realities, 4th International Distinguished Artist Symposium and Exhibition, 14th November 2001 - 18 January 2002, Essay by Timothy Druckrey, Published by the Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, 2001
Transforming the Crown, Edited by Franklin Sirmans & Mora J.Beauchamp-Byrd, Franklin H Wiliams Caribbean Cultural Center, New York, USA, 1997
The Night has a Thousand Eyes: Keith Piper, Ramona Ramlochand, Edited by Sylvie Fortin, Published by the Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada, 1997
On the Bright Side of Life, Zeitgenossische Britische Fotografie, Edited by Andrea Lange, Published by Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Germany, 1997
New Histories, 'Keith Piper; To unbury the disremembered body', By Kobena Mercer, Published by The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston,1996, pp. 161-166


The catalogue of contemporary photography in Britain, Edited by Gloria Chalmers, 'Keith Piper; Maroonage of the Wandering Eye', by Kobena Mercer, Number 23, June, 1996, Artist Pages pp. 24-27, Essay pp. 54-55
Cocido y Crudo, Exhibition catalogue, Curated by Dan Cameron, 14th December 1994 - 6th March 1995, Published by Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 1995
Art & Design, British Art - Defining the 90's Edited by Nicola Kearton, 1995
The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation, Exhibition Catalogue, Published by MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA ,1995
Phaophanit & Piper, Exhibition catalogue, 'Transcoding the Journey', by Dr Janice Cheddie, Published by Eddie Chambers, Bristol, UK, 1995
Mirage: Enigma's of Race, Difference and Desire, Published by Institute of Contemporary Art, Institute of International Visual Art, London, 1995
The Other Story: Afro-Asian artists in post-war Britain Exhibition Publication, Written and curated by Rasheed Araeen, Published by the Hayward Gallery, London, 1989
From Two Worlds, Exhibition Catalogue, Edited and curated by Gavin Jantjes, Published by the Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1986

Selected Conference Presentations and Lectures

Conference: Necessary Journeys, Tate Modern, London, UK, November, 2005
Raphael Samuel Memorial Event 2004, 'Black Diaspora Artists, Past and Present', Conway Hall, London, UK, November, 2004
Conference: We are the Robots, A Forum Exploring Robot-Human Relations, Fact, Liverpool, UK, August, 2003
Conference: Accented Cultures, 'Deterriotorialization and Transnationality in the Arts and Media', University of Amsterdam, Holland, June, 2003
Chancellors distinguished fellows Lecture Series, University of California, Irvine, USA, February, 2003
Conference: Digital Terror, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, September, 2002
Conference:, De Balie, Amsterdam, Holland, March, 2002
Conference: Shades of Black: Assembling the 1980's, Duke University, USA, April, 2001
Visiting Artist, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA, February, 2001
Visiting Artist, The School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, USA, November, 2000
Visiting Artist, National Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Norway, October, 2000
Conference: Playing Games with the Digital Age, Oslo, Norway, October, 2000
Conference: The State of Visual Arts in Africa and the African Diaspora, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, September, 2000
Conference: 10th East International Art Exhibition, Norwich, England, July, 2000
Visiting Artist, Fonds St Jacques, Martinique, April, 2000
Visiting Artist, University of Regina, Canada, March, 2000
Visiting Artist, Jan Van Eycke Akademie, Maastricht, Holland, November, 1998
Artist in Residence, Ontario College of Art & Design, Canada, November, 1998
Conference: ISEA 96, Rotterdam, Holland, September, 1996
Conference: ISEA 95, Montreal, Holland, September, 1995
New media Artist Residency, Banff Center of the Arts, Alberta, Canada, Feb-March 1995, October-November 1994

Photo panel for Go West Young Man, 1996

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