Bibliography

2017

Don’t Shrink Me to the Size of a Bullet: The Works of Hiwa K, edited by Anthony Downey (Walter Koenig Books, May, 2017)

2016

Future Imperfect: Contemporary Art Practices and Cultural Institutions in the Middle East, edited by Anthony Downey (Sternberg Press, December, 2016).

Cruickshank, Alan. “Future Imperfect: An interview with Anthony Downey” in Di’van Journal. December, 2016. 

Downey, Anthony. “Foreword: This Sea is Mine”” in Qalandiya International Catalogue. October, 2016.

Perbal, Ingrid. “La Subversion des Formes: An interview with Anthony Downey”, in  in Qantara. Summer, 2016.

Lippitsch, Daniel. “Art and Politics”: An Interview with Anthony Downey” in Keen on Protest. July, 2016.

Akomfrah, John. “John Akomfrah in Conversation with Anthony Downey”, Arnolfini Arts, Bristol.16 January 2016.

2015

Eric Baudelaire. “Event Horizon: Eric Baudelaire in conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz,  29 October. 2015.

Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East, edited by Anthony Downey (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015).

Slavs and Tartars: Mirrors for Princes, edited by Anthony Downey JRP I ezaingier, 2015.

Hiwa K. “Performative Resonances: Hiwa K in conversation with Anthony Downey and Amal Khalaf.” Ibraaz, 30 July. 2015.

2014

Downey, Anthony. Art and Politics Now. Farnborough: Thames & Hudson, 2014.

Guardiola-Rivera, Oscar. “Oscar Guardiola-Rivera in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 28 May 2014.

Enwezor, Okwui. “Okwui Enwezor in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 8 May 2014.

Slavs and Tatars. “Slavs and Tatars in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 30 Apr. 2014. 

Uncommon Grounds: New Media and Critical Practice in the Middle East and North Africa, edited by Anthony Downey (London: I.B.Tauris, 2014). 

Joreige, Lamia. “Re-Enacting Rupture Lamia Joreige in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 30 Apr. 2014.

Akomfrah, John. “John Akomfrah in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 30 Apr. 2014.

Zaatari, Akram. “Photography as Apparatus: Akram Zaatari in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 28 Jan. 2014. 

2013

Downey, Anthony. “Exemplary Subjects: Camps and the Politics of Representation.” Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives. Ed. Tom Frost. Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2013. 119-42.

Downey, Anthony. “Archival Dissonance: Ibraaz Platform 006 Editorial.” Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 6 Nov. 2013.

Rakowitz, Michael. “From Invisible Enemy to Enemy Kitchen Michael Rakowitz in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 29 Mar. 2013.

Downey, Anthony. “For the Common Good Artistic Practices, Collective Action and Civil Society in Tunisia.” Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 28 Feb. 2013.

2012

Al-Ghoussein, Tarek. “Stereotyping the Stereotypes: Tarek Al-Ghoussein in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 2 Nov. 2012.

Samaha, Roy. “The Video That Exploded Roy Samaha in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 2 Nov. 2012.

Downey, Anthony. “Common Grounds: Artistic Practices, Civil Society, and Secular Determination in Tunisia Today.” Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 2 Nov. 2012.

Downey, Anthony. “Authenticity, Originality and Conceptual Art: Will the Real Elaine Sturtevant Please Stand Up?” Art and Authenticity. Eds. Megan Aldrich and Jos Hackforth-Jones. London: Lund Humphries, 2012. 100-106.

Bogaert, Tom. “An Accidental Orientalist: Tom Bogaert in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 27 Sept. 2012.

Downey, Anthony. “Yinka Shonibare Interviewed by Anthony Downey.” Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists’ Writings. Eds. Kristine Stiles and Peter Selz. 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: U of California, 2012. 671-672.

Downey, Anthony. “Zones of Indistinction: Giorgio Agamben’s ‘Bare Life’ and the Politics of Aesthetics (2009).” Theory in Contemporary Art Since 1985. Eds. Zoya Kocur and Simon Leung. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 416-35.

Downey, Anthony. “Where to Now: Chkoun Ahna at the National Museum of Carthage, Tunis, 2012.” Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 30 May 2012.

Downey, Anthony, and Lawrence Abu Hamdan. “Word Stress: Lawrence Abu Hamdan in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 2 May 2012.

Tohme, Christine. “Home Workspace: Christine Tohme in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 2 May 2012.

Antar, Ziad. “An Aesthetics of Expiration: Ziad Antar in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 2 May 2012.

Mroué, Rabih. “Lost in Narration: Rabih Mroué in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 5 Jan. 2012.

Downey, Anthony. “In the Event of Death: Teresa Margolles and the Life of the Corpse.” Artes Mundi 5 2012: International Visual Art Exhibition and Prize. Cardiff: Artes Mundi, 2012: 62-67.

2011

Aramesh, Reza. “Restaging the (Objective) Violence of Images: Reza Aramesh in Conversation with Anthony Downey.” Ibraaz, 1 Nov. 2011.

Downey, Anthony, Keynote Address ‘Create and Voluntary Arts Ireland: Arts and Civil Society Symposium’ Triskel Arts Centre, Ireland, 20 October 2011. 

El Noshokaty, Shady, Adelina Von Fürstenberg, Thierry Ollat, and Lina Lazaar. “Curatorial Conundrums – Arab Representation at the 54th Venice Biennale.” Interview by Anthony Downey. Ibraaz. Ibraaz, 14 Aug. 2011.

Downey, Anthony. “Beyond the Former Middle East: Aesthetics, Civil Society, and the Politics of Representation.”   Ibraaz, 1 June 2011.

Downey, Anthony. “Beyond the Former Middle East.” The Future of a Promise. Ed. Anthony Downey and Lina Lazaar. Tunis, Tunisia: Ibraaz, 2011. 46-64.

Downey, Anthony, “All That Fits.” All That Fits: The Aesthetics of Journalism. Derby: Derby QUAD, 2011: 3.

Downey, Anthony. “The Burden of Representation: Contemporary Visual Arts in the Middle East.” Islam in Its International Context: Comparative Perspectives. Ed. Stephen C. Hutchings, Chris Flood, Galina Miazhevich, and Henri Nickels. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011. 168-97.

Downey, Anthony. “Camps (or the Precarious Logic of Late Modernity).” Fillip 13.1, 2011: 38-47.

Downey, Anthony. “Geocentric Conundrums: Aesthetics and Ethics in Contemporary Art; Gemma Lloyd Interviews Anthony Downey.” CAC Interviu. 16-17, 2010/2011: 53-60.

Downey, Anthony, “The Lives of Others: Ethnographic Ethics or Politicized Aesthetics”, Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice: ‘Ethnography in Visual Arts Practice’ Workshop, Fire Station Artists’ Studios, London, 16 February 2011. 

2010

Downey, Anthony. “What You See and What You Get: The Symmetry of Death and Transformation in the Work of Not Vital.” Not Vital: Suicides. London: Ben Brown Gallery, 2010. 5-12.

Downey, Anthony. “The Production of Cultural Knowledge in the Middle East Today.” Art & Patronage: The Middle East. Ed. Hossein Amirsadeghi and Maryam Homayoun. Eisler. London: Thames & Hudson, 2010. 10-15.

Downey, Anthony. “The Lives of Others: Artur Zmijewski’s Repetition, The Stanford Prison Experiment, and the Ethics of Surveillance.” Conspiracy Dwellings: Surveillance in Contemporary Art. Ed. Outi Remes and Pam Skelton. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 67-82.

Downey, Anthony. “Zu Giorgio Agamben: Das Nackte Leben’ Und Die Politik Der Asthetik.” Open Space: Schnittpunkte Aktueller Kunstpraxis. Ed. Gulsen Bal. Vienna: Divus, 2010: 64-79.

2009

Downey, Anthony. “Zones of Indistinction: Giorgio Agamben’s ‘Bare Life’ and the Politics of Aesthetics.” Cultural Theory. By David Oswell. London: SAGE, 2009.

Downey, Anthony. “Children of the Revolution: Contemporary Iranian Photography.” Aperture 197 Winter, 2009: 38-45.

Downey, Anthony. “127 Cuerpos: Teresa Margolles and the Aesthetics of Commemoration.” Understanding Art Objects: Thinking through the Eye. Ed. Tony Godfrey. Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2009. 104-13.

Downey, Anthony. “Inverted Modernities and Contested Traditions: Contemporary Iranian Visual Culture and (In)Authenticity.” RES Art World/World Art 4, 2009: 154-63.

Keshmirshekan, Hamid, Mark Irving, and Anthony Downey. Different Sames: New Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art. Ed. Hossein Amirsadeghi. London: Thames & Hudson, 2009.

Downey, Anthony. “An Ethics of Engagement: Collaborative Art Practices and the Return of the Ethnographer.” Third Text 23.5, 2009: 593-603.

Downey, Anthony. “Beyond Identity: Excessive Identities in the work of Three Contemporary African Artists.” Art South Africa 7.3 Summer, 2009: 85-89.

Downey, Anthony. “At the Limits of the Image: Torture and its Re-Presentation in Popular Culture.” Brumaria Spring 10, 2009: 123-33.

Downey, Anthony.”Zones of Indistinction: Giorgio Agamben’s ‘Bare Life’ and the Politics of Aesthetics.” Third Text 23.2, 2009: 109-125.

Downey, Anthony. “Centralizing Margins and Marginalizing Centres: Diasporas and Contemporary Iranian Art.” Iran Inside Out, New York: Chelsea Art Museum, 2009. 9-11.

2008

Downey, Anthony. “What was Lost: Manifesta 7 and the Soul of Modernity.” Third Text 22.6, 2008: 787-790.

Downey, Anthony. “Romuald Hazoumé La Bouche du Roi” in Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 25, Winter 2009. 161-162.

Downey, Anthony. “Setting the Stage: Anthony Downey in Conversation with Yinka Shonibare.” Yinka Shonibare MBE. Munich: Prestel, 2008. 38-45.

2007

Downey, Anthony. “Towards a Politics of (Relational) Aesthetics.” Third Text 3rd. 21.3, 2007: 267-75.

Downey, Anthony. “Belatedness All Over Again: The African Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennial.” Third Text 21.6, 2007: 781–785.

2006

Downey, Anthony. “Yto Barrada A Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project.” Third Text 20.5, 2006: 617-26.

Downey, Anthony. “Miniatures.” Journal of Visual Culture 5.1, 2006: 119-23.

Downey, Anthony. Painting as a Repository: The Remains of Our Days in the Paintings of Nigel Cooke. London: South London Gallery, 2006.

Downey, Anthony. “Critical Imperatives: Notes on Contemporary Art Criticism and African Cultural Production” Wasafiri 21.1, 2006: 39-48.

2005

Downey, Anthony. “Yinka Shonibare by Anthony Downey.” BOMB 93, Fall 2005.

Downey, Anthony. “Curating Africa: ‘Africa Remix’ and the Categorical Dilemma.” Wasafiri 46.4, 2005: 47-55.

Downey, Anthony. “Georges Adéagbo: The Explorer and Explorers Confronting the History of Exploration…! The Theatre of the World” Wasafiri 45.2, 2005: 69-71.

Downey, Anthony. “Kara Walker: Grub For Sharks — A Concession for the Negro Populace.” Third Text 73.19.2, 2005: 203-205.

2004

Downey, Anthony. “Yinka Shonibare in Conversation.” Wasafiri 45.2, 2004: 31-36.

2003

Downey, Anthony. “The Spectacular Difference of Documenta 11.” Third Text 17.1, 2003: 85-92.

2002

Downey, Anthony. “Yinka Shonibare: Dorian Gray.” Wasafiri 35.1, 2002: 47-50.

Downey, Anthony. “Art: Steve McQueen.” Wasafiri 37.4, 2002: 17-19.