BOOKS | CATALOGUES
Orphan Well Adoption Agency, 2019, ed. of 250. Published by Latitude 53, Edmonton with texts by Lindsey V. Sharman and Lou Sheppard.
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found/held, 2019, ed. of 100. Published by Access Gallery, Vancouver with a curatorial essay by Katie Belcher.
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Tectonic Shift, 2018. Published by Kay Burns, Museum of the Flat Earth with texts by Kay Burns, Laurence Weyand, and Lou Sheppard.
Read the text by Lou Sheppard here
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. View here
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.
A Woman Walking (the City Limits), 2017. Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program. Published by Alberta Society of Artists with curatorial introduction and interview with Shannon Bingeman.
Rodney, Lee. Looking Beyond Borderlines: North America’s Frontier Imagination. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp. 109-110.
Far Away So Close Part: III, 2015, ed. of 75. Published by Access Gallery, Vancouver with written contributions by Steffanie Ling and Tanya Lukin Linklater.
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Psycho-Pomp - An Eschatological Guide to the Future, 2013. Edited by Bernie Brooks and Kristen Gallernaux, Del Mar: Ship in the Woods. Front and back cover images, pp. 9-12.
FEATURES | REVIEWS | ESSAYS | PRESS
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
Spotlight on Alana Bartol Dir Devon Murphy, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 2019
Tongue-in-cheek Edmonton art exhibit explores orphaned oil wells adoption Julia Wong, Global News Edmonton, 5 Jan 2019
Exhibition Essay: Orphan Well Adoption Agency, Lindsey V. Sharman, Edmonton: Latitude 53, 2018
Artist Bring Attention to Orphan Wells in Alberta Tim Kalinowski, Lethbridge Herald, 2018
Featured Artist Project: A Woman Walking (the City Limits), Arturo Herrera, Barbed Magazine, Spring 2018, pp. 55-70.
When Oil Is Our Lifeblood Areum Kim, Canadian Art, Climates Issue, fall 2018, pp. 98-101.
Review - HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival Eva Crocker, Canadian Art online, 2018
Art and Industry Lindsey Sharman, Galleries West, 2018
HOLD FAST Festival Program. St. John’s: Eastern Edge Gallery, 2018, front cover image pp. 7, 17-18.
Review: Alana Bartol at TRUCK Contemporary Art Maeve Hanna, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2018
Exhibition Text If the River Ran Upward, Jacqueline Bell, Banff: Walter Phillips Gallery, 2018
Sprawlcast Ep. 6: Beyond the Blue Ring partially recorded at the d.talks forum on public art in June, 2018
This Artist Wants You to Adopt an Oil Well. Here’s Why. Leah Sandals, Canadian Art online, 13 Oct 2017
Exhibition Essay: an aware form of care Ashley Bedet, TRUCK Contemporary Art, 2017
Edmonds, Pamela. “Artefact - Landscapes of Forgetting.” C Magazine 134: Land, Summer 2017. pp. 76-77.
Interview: A Woman Walking (the City Limits) Shannon Bingeman, TREX SW Program, 2017
What Happened When One Artist Tried to Walk Calgary’s 174-km City Limits, Leah Sandals, Canadian Art online, 2016
Exhibition Essay for Far Away So Close: Part III, Kimberly Phillips, Vancouver: Access Gallery, 2015
“Featured Artist: Inner End Series.” ROOM Magazine, Dec. 2015, pp. 84-86.
Review - Water Witching with Alana Bartol, Keagan Perlette, SAD Mag, 2015
Abstract Ecologies – A Conversation with Amber Christensen Greg J. Smith, Creative Applications Network, 22 Sept 2015
Christensen, Amber, “Ecologies”, Exhibition Essay for There Should Be Gardens, Toronto: InterAccess Gallery, 2015.
Willet, Jennifer. ed. Bioart: Collaborating with Life. Ottawa: Karsh-Masson Gallery, May 2015. Print.
Living Art in Ottawa: Bio art on display at Karsh-Masson Gallery, Sandra Abna, CBC News, 27 Apr 2015.
Restless Precinct: An Outdoor Exhibition Exploring Guildwood Park. Edited by Reena Katz and Alize Zorlutuna. Toronto: SUM°, 2014. Front cover image, pp. 8.
Artists Research Francois Bâby’s Slave-Owning History, Dalson Chen, Windsor Star, 26 Oct 2013