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BOOKS, CATALOGUES & ESSAYS

Borsato, Diane, and Amish Morrell, eds. Outdoor School: contemporary environmental art. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2021.

Frappier, Valérie.
"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.
$20 - available for purchase here

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.
$20 - available for purchase here

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