Publications / Talks

(selection)

OReilly, R. (Guest Lecture), ‘Feminist Cinemas of Extraction: Reading Divestment through the Historicity of Labour’, Visual Arts Department, University of California San Diego, Nov 3, 2016.

O’Reilly, R. and Butt, D. (co-authored paper), ‘Aesthetic Autonomy on the Professional Frontier’, Arts of Logistics June 3-4, 2016, Queen Mary University, London.

O’Reilly, R. (paper), ‘Pre-figures of Divestment in the Feminist Cinemas of Extraction’, Precarity//Futurity//Aesthetics Seminar Series, University of NSW Art & Design, National Institute for Experimental Arts, AUS.

O’Reilly, J. Vesic, V. Jeric (co-authored book), On Neutrality: The Letter from Melos, Edition: Non Aligned Modernity, Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, publication date November 2016.

OReilly, R. (artistic research presentation), ‘Feminism and Socialist Rurality’ for Feminist Takes on Yugoslav Black Wave Film (Cur. Antonia Majaca), Zagreb Contemporary Art Museum, Nottingham Contemporary Art Museum, Prague Transit Space, 2016-2017.

O’Reilly, R. (artistic research presentation) ‘The Settler-Coloniality of the Sea: Reading Sekula through Australasia,’ Lodgers program at M HKA Antwerp (Curators Bik van der Pol / School of Missing Studies, January 2016.

O’Reilly, R. and M. Vishmidt, Poetics of Infrastructure (Biennale Seminar), Jakarta Biennale Nov 2015.

 O’Reilly, R. (paper), ‘Pre-figures of Divestment in the Feminist Cinemas of Extraction,’ Jan van Eyck Alumni Art and Theory Annual Conference, Berlin July 2015.

 O’Reilly, R. (artistic research presentation), ‘Knowledge Forms and Forming Knowledge’, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, (Cur. Antonia Majaca), IZK Institute for Contemporary Art/ Graz University of Technology, in collaboration with The New Centre for Research & Practice, July 17, 2015.

O’Reilly (paper), The Gas Imaginary: Aesthetic Politics of Unconventional Extraction, ASCA, Politics of Attachment Workshop, Feb 2015.

O’Reilly, R. (book chapter). ‘Readerly Figures: Economies and Objects of Performance’, Rereading Appropriation, (Eds. Tanja Baudoin, Frédérique Bergholtz and Vivian Ziherl), If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, 2015. ISBN 970-94-92739-04-7

O’Reilly, R. and D. Butt (co-authored paper), ‘Geographies of Professionalization,’ Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AAANZ), 2014.

O’Reilly, R. (artistic research paper), ‘The Gas Imaginary: Aesthetic Politics of Unconventional Extraction’, Encountering Australia: European Australian Studies Conference, Prato (Italy), 2014.

O’Reilly, R. (catalogue essay), ’On July-style, or, To Whom Does the (Art) World Belong?’ 54th October Salon, No one belongs her more than you, The Living Archive: Curating Feminist Knowledge, Cultural centre of Belgrade: Belgrade, 2014.

O’Reilly, R. (artistic research presentation), ‘The Gas Imaginary: Between the Aesthetics of Industry and the Industry of Aesthetics’, part of Moving Images of Speculation #5: Artistic (Non)Labour and its Discontents, Lecture series by Marina Vishmidt, Anthony Iles, Rachel O’Reilly and Jelena Vesić, Piet Zwart Institute, NL, 2014.

O’Reilly (book chapter, co-editor), ‘The Object of Art History: An Interview with Sven Lutticken’, Speculative Realities (Eds. R. O’Reilly, M. Dieter, M. Kasprzak). Interviews: Sven Lutticken, Rick van Dolphjin, Jussi Parker, and artists Tuur van Balen (BE) & Revital Cohen (UK), Cheryl Field (UK), and Karolina Sobecka (US). Blowup Series: V2_ Publishing, 2013. http://www.v2.nl/events/blowup-speculative-realities

(Collaboration) ‘Moving Images of Speculation’ Reader (in production) Documentation, exhibition and lecture materials from the artistic research group on radical film form and financialization at the Jan Van Eyck Academie. Co-eds and authors: Marcel Dickhage, Jan Hoet, Vlidi Jeric, Julia Kul, Sonja Lau, Sven Lutticken, Stefano Faoro, Vijai Patchineelam, Cathleen Schuster, Jelena Vesic.

O’Reilly, R. Pre-figures of Divestment in the Feminist Cinemas of Extraction, Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, Conference paper, 2015.

O’Reilly, R. and Butt, D. Artistic Autonomy and the Contract as Form in Settler Colonial Space, Paper at Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference 2014.

O’Reilly R. Readerly Figures: Economies and Objects of Performance (Reading Group) Commission and Theoretical essay, leading up to the If I Can’t Dance ‘Performance Days’ festival, 2014.

O’Reilly, R. Poets Don’t Lie (Poetry Reading), with Fred Moten and Gregg Bordowitz, IICD Performance Days, Amsterdam, 2014.

O’Reilly R. and Vesic, J (Lecture Performance) On the Juxtapolitical Form of Neutrality: between Non-aligned movements and Neoliberal Curatorial Economies. Commission for Travelling Communique (Curated by Doreen Mendes), Museum of Yugoslav History, 2014.

Poetical Unworkings of Cultural Economy Linguistics: Aesthetics Between Contemporary Art and All that Gas, part of Jan van Eyck Moving Images of Speculation event #5: Artistic (Non)-Labour and its Discontents, curated by Jelena Vesic, featuring talks by Jelena Vesic, Rachel O’Reilly, Marina Vishmidt and Anthony Illes. Piet Zwart Institute, 2014.

Affect at the install of neoliberal transition: Mik, Ressentimentality and the Drama of Austerity at Perdu Centre for Experimental Poetry, Amsterdam, NL, part of a special program on Precarity and Lauren Berlant’s Cruel Optimism project, 2013.

Dieter M., Kasprzak M., & O’Reilly R. (2013). Speculative Realities. Featuring interviews with Sven Lutticken, Rick van Dolphjin and Jussi Parker, and artists Tuur van Balen (BE) & Revital Cohen (UK), Cheryl Field (UK), and Karolina Sobecka (US). Blowup Series: V2_ Publishing. http://www.v2.nl/events/blowup-speculative-realities

Berry, D., van Dartel, M., Dieter, M., Kasprzak, M., Muller, N., O’Reilly R. and Luis de Vicente, J. (2012). New Aesthetic, New Anxieties. Blowup Series: V2_ Publishing. http://www.v2.nl/publishing/new-aesthetic-new-anxieties

O’Reilly, R. ‘Compasses, Meetings and Maps: Three Recent Media Works’ in, Place: Local Knowledge and New Media Practice, edited by Danny Butt, Jon Bywater and Nova Paul. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2008.

O’Reilly, R. ‘Compasses, Meetings and Maps: Three Recent Media Works’ in Leonardo Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 334–339, 2006. [Free Download at MIT Press Journals]

O’Reilly, R. ‘Cooking Stories’, in Postcolonial Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 45–50, 2005.

Catalogue Essays
‘Notes on Programmed Feeling’ in, Places that Don’t Exist: Peter Alwast, [exhibition catalogue] George Petelin Gallery, 2007.

‘Genevieve Grieves: Picturing the Old People’ in Julie Ewington (ed), XStrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2007 [exhibition catalogue], Queensland Art Gallery, p. 6. 2007.

‘Qin Ga: A Story of Bodies Transformed’ in Lynne Seear and Suhanya Raffel (Ed.), The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, 2006, p. 130.

‘Yang Zhenzhong: Light and Easy’ in Lynne Seear and Suhanya Raffel, The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, 2006, p. 258

‘Vile Inarticulateness and ‘The Hieroglyphics of Love: Grant Stevens’, in When There’s Love [Exhibition Catalogue], Metro Arts, Brisbane, 2005.

Reviews
‘Simon Worthington on Progressive Publishing Systems’ for The Unbound Book: Reading and Publishing in the Digital Age, Institute for Network Cultures, May 2011, Amsterdam

‘Thomas Krag on Booksprint and Collaborative Authoring’ for The Unbound Book: Reading and Publishing in the Digital Age, Institute for Network Cultures, May 2011, Amsterdam

‘FLorian Cramer on Sober Geneaologies of the Unbound Book’ (conference review) for The Unbound Book: Reading and Publishing in the Digital Age, Institute for Network Cultures, May 2011, Amsterdam

‘Re:Live Redux’, and other commentary on the third Media Art Histories conference, (inc. reviewed talks by Douglas Kahn, Lisa Gitelman, Francesco Franco, Eva Kekou, Darren Tofts, commissioned by the Institute of Network Cultures.

‘Mecha-lust, Mecha-love’, in RealTimeArts, January 2005. Institute of Modern Art, December 2005.

‘Strategies of Ambiguity: Leah King-Smith’, in RealTime Arts, [exhibition review] no. 67, May – June 2005.

Artist (header image): Jonathan Callan

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