BOOKS, CATALOGUES & ESSAYS
Borsato, Diane, and Amish Morrell, eds. Outdoor School: contemporary environmental art. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2021.
"Groundwork — A curatorial introduction." Toronto: Critical Distance, 2021.
Orphan Well Adoption Agency, Edmonton: Latitude 53, 2019. With texts by Lindsey V. Sharman and Lou Sheppard.
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Rufelds, Miles. “Of Several Depths.” Toronto: the plumb, 2021. Read the exhibition essay |here|
found/held, Vancouver: Access Gallery, 2019. With a curatorial essay by Katie Belcher.
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Demers, Laura. "Greenhouse effects." Hamilton: Hamilton Art Spin, 2019. Read the essay and see documentation here|
Burns, Kay, ed. Tectonic Shift, 2018. Fogo Island: Museum of the Flat Earth, 2018. With texts by Kay Burns, Laurence Weyand, and Lou Sheppard. Read the text by Lou Sheppard here
Bell, Jacqueline."If the River Ran Upward." Banff: Walter Phillips Gallery, 2018
White, Amanda. “Notes from the Deep Earth Treatment Centre.” Naturally Posthuman—Catalyst: Jennifer Willet, ed. Ted Hiebert, Victoria/Seattle: Noxious Sector Press, 2018, pp.165-189. Read the text here
Bedet, Ashley."Exhibition Essay: an aware form of care." Mohkinstsis (Calgary): TRUCK Contemporary Art, 2017.
Blume, Libby, and Rosemary Weatherson. “Queering the Campus Gender Landscape through Visual Arts Praxis.” Queer Landscapes: Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy, eds. Lunn, Oakleaf, Elizabeth McNeil and James Wermers, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 71-103.
Bingeman, Shannon, ed. A Woman Walking (the City Limits), Mohkinstsis (Calgary): Alberta Society of Artists, 2017.
Rodney, Lee. Looking Beyond Borderlines: North America’s Frontier Imagination. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp. 109-110.
Far Away So Close Part: III, Vancouver: Access Gallery, 2015. With written contributions by Steffanie Ling and Tanya Lukin Linklater.
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Phillips, Kimberly. Exhibition Essay for Far Away So Close: Part III, Vancouver: Access Gallery, 2015
Christensen, Amber, “Ecologies”, Exhibition Essay for There Should Be Gardens, Tkaronto (Toronto): InterAccess Gallery, 2015.
Willet, Jennifer ed. Bioart: Collaborating with Life. Ottawa: Karsh-Masson Gallery, 2015.
Katz, Orev Reena, and Alize Zorlutuna, eds. Restless Precinct: An Outdoor Exhibition Exploring Guildwood Park. Toronto: SUM°, 2014. Front cover image, pp. 8.
Brooks, Bernie, and Kristen Gallerneaux, eds. Psycho-Pomp - An Eschatological Guide to the Future, 2013. Del Mar: Ship in the Woods. Front and back cover images, pp. 9-12.
FEATURES | REVIEWS | ESSAYS | PRESS
Deiterding, Rachel. "Groundwork and the Animacy of Stone." Musings, 17 Aug. 2021.
blkarts.ca, "Work in Progress: Processes of Remediation with Alana Bartol." University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, 2020.
Priegert, Portia. “A Woman Walking.” Galleries West, 26 Jul. 2020.
Fermor, Louis. “Disrupt the Everyday and Point at the Critical: Interview with Alana Bartol.” Mohkinstsis (Calgary): Studio, Apr 2020.
Frappier, Valérie. "Alana Bartol: Orphan Well Adoption Agency, Edmonton, Latitude 53, 7 December 2018 - 26 January 2019", The Senses and Society, 2019, 14:2, 249-252, DOI: 10.1080/17458927.2019.1614299
Mann, Arshy. Commons CRUDE #4 – Orphan Wells: Citizen Con, Canadaland podcast, 14 May 2019
Puig de la Bellacasa, Maria. "Re-animating soils: Transforming human–soil affections through science, culture and community", The Sociological Review, 2019, 67:2, 391-407, DOI: 10.1177/0038026119830601
Murphy, Devon. "Spotlight on Alana Bartol." Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 2019.
Wong, Julia. Tongue-in-cheek Edmonton art exhibit explores orphaned oil wells adoption Global News Edmonton, 5 Jan 2019
Sharman, Lindsey V. Exhibition Essay: Orphan Well Adoption Agency, Edmonton: Latitude 53, 2018
Kalinowski, Tim. "Artist Bring Attention to Orphan Wells in Alberta." Lethbridge Herald, 2018
Herrera, Arturo, ed. "Featured Artist Project: A Woman Walking (the City Limits)", Barbed Magazine, Spring 2018, pp. 55-70.
Kim, Areum. "When Oil Is Our Lifeblood." Canadian Art, Climates Issue, fall 2018, pp. 98-101.
Crocker, Eva."Review - HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival." Canadian Art online, 2018
Sharman, Lindsey. "Art and Industry." Galleries West, 2018
HOLD FAST Festival Program. St. John’s: Eastern Edge Gallery, 2018, front cover image pp. 7, 17-18.
Hanna, Maeve. Review: Alana Bartol at TRUCK Contemporary Art Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2018
Sprawlcast Ep. 6: Beyond the Blue Ring partially recorded at the d.talks forum on public art in June 2018
Sandals, Leah. This Artist Wants You to Adopt an Oil Well. Here’s Why. Canadian Art online, 13 Oct 2017
Edmonds, Pamela. “Artefact - Landscapes of Forgetting.” C Magazine 134: Land, Summer 2017. pp. 76-77.
Bingeman, Shannon. "Interview: A Woman Walking (the City Limits)" Alberta Society of Artsts TREX SW Program, 2017
Sandals, Leah. What Happened When One Artist Tried to Walk Calgary’s 174-km City Limits, Canadian Art online, 2016
“Featured Artist: Inner End Series.” ROOM Magazine, Dec. 2015, pp. 84-86.
Perlette, Keagan. "Review - Water Witching with Alana Bartol." SAD Mag, 2015
Smith, Greg J. "Abstract Ecologies – A Conversation with Amber Christensen." Creative Applications Network, 22 Sept 2015
Abna, Sandra."Living Art in Ottawa: Bio art on display at Karsh-Masson Gallery.", CBC News, 27 Apr 2015
Chen, Dalson. "Artists Research Francois Bâby’s Slave-Owning History.", Windsor Star, 26 Oct 2013