BOOKS | CATALOGUES | REVIEWS | PRESS
Frappier, Valérie. "Dowsing for Remediation with Alana Bartol." C Magazine, Issue 152 Extraction, Autumn 2022, 32-36. Purchase the issue here.
all roses sleep (inviolate light), Art Gallery of Alberta, 2022. Exhibition catalogue with essay by Lindsey Sharman. Print and online publication, read it here.
Matejko, Agnieszka. "A Bee’s-Eye View: Two Alberta artists offer a whimsical tale about pollinators." Galleries West, 30 Jun 2022. Read it here.
Bartol, Alana. How to Dowse (or a primer on asking better questions), Blackflash Expanded, 12 Oct 2022, Read it here.
Gismondi, Chris. "Creative Conjuring, Ritual, and Place: Amanda Amour-Lynx’s Skite’kmujuawti in Conversation with the Works of James Gardner, Alana Bartol, and Jamie Ross." Esse Magazine, No 105 Nouveau nouvel âge / New New Age, Spring/Summer 2022, 42-51. Purchase here.
Jonsson, Tomas. "Milk and Honey: A Conversation between Alana Bartol, Bill Burns, Alegandro Fangi, and Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed." SK CARFAC Newsletter, May/June 2022, 16-21, 27, front cover image. Read it here.
Frappier, Valérie."Groundwork — A curatorial introduction." Toronto: Critical Distance, 2021.
Rufelds, Miles. “Of Several Depths.” Toronto: the plumb, 2021.
Deiterding, Rachel. "Groundwork and the Animacy of Stone." Musings, 17 Aug. 2021.
Borsato, Diane, and Amish Morrell, eds. Outdoor School: contemporary environmental art. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2021.
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
Wong, Julia. Tongue-in-cheek Edmonton art exhibit explores orphaned oil wells adoption Global News Edmonton, 5 Jan 2019
Orphan Well Adoption Agency, Edmonton: Latitude 53, 2019. With texts by Lindsey V. Sharman and Lou Sheppard.
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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.
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
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
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.
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
Rodney, Lee. Looking Beyond Borderlines: North America’s Frontier Imagination. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp. 109-110.
“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
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.
Chen, Dalson. "Artists Research Francois Bâby’s Slave-Owning History.", Windsor Star, 26 Oct 2013