Criticism | Frieze
The first blockbuster to return to theatres demonstrates Hollywood's eagerness to 'exploit bodily presence for profit' during the pandemic
Essay | The Believer
When cars drive themselves, what happens to the road movie?
Essay | Affidavit
Cinema has always been a symbolic bulwark against death, but today, with national economies built on precarity and instant obsolescence, onscreen eternity is more desirable than ever.
Story | Vice / Terraform
We at this company believe that, for months, maybe years, you have been broadcasting a message. A message from you to yourself.
Essay | Anthony Greaney Gallery
Short piece on the exhibition 'Premises' held at the Guggenheim Museum SoHo, 1998.
Essay | Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space
Utopias have always been troubled by boredom.
Review of Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic.
Essay | Guggenheim Bilbao
Catalog essay on the history of synthetic voice.
Story | N+1
Behind him, a self-driving car approaches.
Story | Affidavit
Essay | Bomb Magazine 138, Winter 2017
Essay | Mousse Magazine 55 + 53, 2016
Essay | Mousse Magazine 50, October 2015
On sentiment analysis.
Story | Guggenheim Museum, Storylines, 2015.
On Agnieszka Kurant's "Phantom Library."
Criticism | Mousse 48, April-May 20015
Review of Tom McCarthy's Satin Island
Essay | Mousse Magazine 43 + 45, March, October 2014
Essay | Frieze, Issue 161, March, 2014
Essay on sentient computers in film.
Criticism | Mousse Magazine 42, February 2014
Review of Spike Jonze's Her (2013)
Essay | Witte de With Review, 2014.
On computer worms.
Essay | Mousse Magazine 40, September 2013
Viruses, electronic and biological.
Story | A Report on the City - story and essay collection - dOCUMENTA(13)
A hypochondriac loses his tongue.
Essay | A Report on the City - story and essay collection - dOCUMENTA(13)
A search for a snuff film.
A garbage baron loses his kingdom.
A history of madness and traveling.
A filmmaker returns to Mexico.
Book | dOCUMENTA(13)
Book of essays and short stories.
Essay | Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment
Draw it with your eyes closed
Story | Artissima 18
Exhibition history, mesmerized.
Essay | Frieze, Issue 140, June-August 2011
Sigmund Freud as a character in the movies.
Story | A Prior, Issue 21
A short story about, among other things, Medusa.
Essay | Domus online, 2011.
Among the Goths: Some Notes on El Chopo
Essay | Published in Celeste, October 2010, Mexico City.
A text more or less about Mexico City.
Essay | Art in America, June, 2010.
Feature article on artist Melvin Moti for Art in America.
Story | Trouble, France, 2010.
Short story involving the work of artist Eric Baudelaire.
Interview | Art in America online, May 12, 2009
Interview with artist Melvin Moti.
Essay | "Prophets of Deceit," CCA Wattis, San Fransisco, 2006.
Short essay on apocalyptic films published in the "Prophets of Deceit" catalog.
Interview | French in Le Journal des Laboratoires n°6, September, 2006.
Interview conducted with me about my short film "Occupation."
Essay | Pazmaker, issues 2 and 3 (2006).
Short essay on the death of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett.
Criticism | "Parachute," Issue 120, 2005.
Book review of "The Philosophy of Boredom" by Lars Svendsen.
Essay | Parachute, Canada, Issue 118.
Essay on the films of "Speculative Archive."
Criticism | Parachute, Canada, Issue 116.
Andrea Fraser: Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, June 10 – July 9
Essay | "Parachute", Canada, Issue 113.
Essay on the work of artist Wolfgang Staehle.
Statement on the film for "Visitas," Buenos Aires.
Essay | "Emily Jacir," Linz, Austria, 2003.
Undiminished Returns: The Work of Emily Jacir, 1998-2002
Essay | "GNS", ed. Nicolas Bourriaud, Palais de Tokyo. 2003.
Essay on detective stories and my short video "The Disappearance."
Criticism | THE THING, April, 2002
Book review of "Regarding the Pain of Others" by Susan Sontag.
Criticism | THE THING, February, 25, 2003
Book review of "Cosmopolis" by Don DeLillo.
Criticism | THE THING, June, 2003.
Film review of Elia Suleiman's "Divine Intervention".
Criticism | THE THING, May, 2003.
Film review of Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine".
Criticism | THE THING, April, 2003.
Review of the Sex Museum, NYC.
Criticism | "The Progressive," March 2003
Book review of Ariel Dorfman's "Exorcising Terror".
Criticism | THE THING, July 13, 2002
Art review of Sierra's "Nine Forms of 100 x 100 x 600 Cm ..." at Deitch Projects.
Criticism | THE THING, June 20, 2002
Film review of "The Trials of Henry Kissinger" by Alex Gibney and Eugene Jarecki.
Criticism | THE THING, June 7, 2002
Book review of "The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity" by Tariq Ali.
Interview | THE THING, March, 25, 2002.
An interview with Walid Ra'ad.
Criticism | THE THING, February 28, 2002
Film review of "Sir Alfred of Charles De Gaulle Airport" by Hamid Rahmanian and Melissa Hibbard.
Short essay on cinema and cities.
Criticism | THE THING, 2002
Architecture review of Projects for Prada Part 1 and the Prince Street Prada store by OMA/AMO and Rem Koolhaas.