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Publications of Kristine Stiles    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. K. Stiles, Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma, 1978-2014 (2014), University of Chicago Press (Forthcoming.)
  2. Stiles, K; Selz, P, Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists’ Writings (2012), University of California Press (2nd, revised, expanded edition edited by Kristine Stiles.)
  3. Stiles, K, Correspondence Course, An Epistolary History of Carolee Schneemann and Her Circle (2010), Duke University Press (With an Introduction and extensive annotations by Kristine Stiles.)
  4. “Cloud with its Shadow: Marina Abramovic” in Marina Abramovic, in Marina Abramovic (2008), Phaidon, London
  5. States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi (2007), Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University; distributed by Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina (With contributions by Andrei Codrescu, Marius Babius and Ruxana Marcoci.)
  6. Stiles, K, States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi (2007), Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University  [abs]
  7. K Stiles, Paul Couillard and Ed Johnson, manual (2004), Ontario: Artspace
  8. K Stiles, AmaLia Perjovschi, manual (1996), Soros Foundation
  9. K Stiles, Dan Perjovschi’s Postcards From America, manual (1995), Pont La Vue Press
  10. Raphael Montanez Ortiz: Years of the Warrior, Years of the Psyche, 1968-1988 (1988), El Museo Del Barrio, New York
  11. K Stiles, Questions, manual (1982), KronOscope Press, San Francisco (This artist's book contains essays on Kristine Stiles' art by Lynn Hershman, Kathy O’Dell, and Richard Irwin..)

Articles Published

  1. JH Collier, Introduction, in Uri Katzenstein’s Families, manual, vol. 30 (January, 2016), pp. 1-2, Durham: Duke University [doi]
  2. Kicking Holes in the Darkness: Rhys Ernst and Zackary Drucker, in Whitney Biennial 2014 (2014), pp. 56-61, Whitney Museum of American Art, ISBN 978-0300196870 (Authors of the catalog include the curators of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, Stuart Comer, Anthony Elms, Michelle Grabner..) [pdf]
  3. ‘…but a hammer with which to shape it.’: Media Art and Society 1959-2013, in Pioneering Values: WRO 15th Biennial (2014)
  4. K Stiles, The Ideal Gifts of Istvan Kantor, in PERMANENT REVOLUTION: The Art of Istvan Kantor, edited by L Feesey, manual (2013), pp. 73-87, The Istvan Kantor Collective, ISBN 978-0-9936249-0-2 (Edited by Linda Feesey, and co-edited by Mireille Bourgeois.)
  5. K Stiles, Forward, in The Reflexive Photographer, edited by R Miller and J Carson and T Wilkie, manual (2013), School of Arts & Media at Salford University, Manchester, England, ISBN 978-1907697951
  6. K Stiles, Wangechi Mutu’s Family Tree, in Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, edited by T Schoonmaker, manual no. 51-79 (2013), Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, ISBN 978-0938989363  [abs]
  7. K Stiles, Preface, in ARTPOOL The Experimental Art Archive of East-Central Europe., edited by G Galántai and J Klaniczay, manual (2013), pp. 8-10, Artpool Publications, Budapest, ISBN 978-963-08-7225-6  [abs]
  8. K Stiles, Performance Art, in Oxford Bibliographies in Art History, edited by TD Kaufmann, manual (2013), Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York  [abs] [author's comments]
  9. with K Stiles, 'I’m Ready.' Thinking About Artists’ Writings in a Global Context, in Not a day without a line: Understanding artists’ writings, edited by HD Prester, manual (2013), pp. 177-203, Academia Press, Ghent, Belgium, ISBN 978-9038222202  [abs] [author's comments]
  10. K Stiles, Peter d’Agostino’s World-Wide-Walks / between earth & sky, in Peter d’Agostino: World-Wide-Walks [Paseos a Nivel Planetario] / between earth & sky [entre la tierra y el cielo] / 1973 – 2012, manual (2012), pp. 22-34, Bizkaia de la UPV/EHU (Bilbao, Spain:.)
  11. K Stiles, Conversation with William Pope.L, in The Voice of Images, manual (2012), pp. 181-193, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
  12. K Stiles, Comments on my first interview with Gustav Metzger, in Gustav Metzger, Years without Art, manual (2012), pp. 39-39
  13. K Stiles, Home Alone: ‘Reversal of Positions of Presentation’ and the Visual Semantics of Domesticity, in The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1990, edited by N Princenthal and H Posner, manual (2011), pp. 50-67, Neuberger Museum of Art
  14. K Stiles, 7.47 a.m. (The Traumatic Visual Vocabulary of Maurice Benayoun’s So.So.So. Somebody Somewhere Some time), in Maurice Benayoun / OPEN ART 1980-2010, manual (2011), pp. 83-87, CDA d’Enghien and Les Nouvelles éditions Scala),
  15. K Stiles, Peggy Phelan and Kristine Stiles In Conversation, Millennium Film Journal no. 54 (2011), pp. 30-34
  16. K Stiles, Negative Affirmative: San Francisco Bay Area Art, 1974-1981, in Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, edited by P Schimmel, manual (2011), pp. 27-43, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art
  17. P Phelan and K Stiles, IN CONVERSATION, MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL no. 54 (2011), pp. 30-34, ISSN 1064-5586 [Gateway.cgi]
  18. K Stiles, Foreword, Or, Unbuckling the Belt of Fluxus through Billie Maciunas’ Experiences, in Billie Maciunas, The Eve of Fluxus, manual (2010), pp. ix-xvi., Arbiter Press, Winter Park, Florida, ISBN 978-0615352169
  19. K Stiles, Art will be…2009-2034, Duke Alumni Magazine (May, 2009), Duke University
  20. K Stiles, The Trinity Session, in Future Species: Hybrids, Exoskel, Cybor Living Makeover Madness, manual (2009), pp. 35-38, Toronto: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
  21. K Stiles, Irregular Ways of Being in Time, in The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia 1860-1989, edited by A Munroe, manual (2009), pp. 333-345, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim
  22. K Stiles, Come and Go, in California Video, manual (2008), The J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research
  23. K Stiles, Cloud with its Shadow: Marina Abramovic, in Marina Abramovic, manual (2008), pp. 33-94, Phaidon, ISSN 978-0714848020
  24. K Stiles, INSIDE/OUTSIDE: Balancing Between a Dusthole and Eternity, Archive, vol. 1 (2008), Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  25. States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi, in States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi (2007), Nasher Museum at Duke University and Duke University Press
  26. K Stiles, States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi, in States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi, manual (2007), Nasher Museum at Duke University and Duke University Press
  27. K Stiles, Teaching a Dead Hand to Draw, Kim Jones, War and Art, in Kim Jones: A Retrospective, manual (2007)
  28. K Stiles, Burden of Light, in Chris Burden, manual (2007), Newcastle England: Merrell and Locus Plus
  29. K Stiles, Shaved Heads and Marked Bodies: Representations from Cultures of Trauma, in On Violence: An Anthology, edited by B Lawrence and A Karim, manual (2007), pp. 522-538, Duke University Press [html]  [abs]
  30. K Stiles, Chris Burden, manual (2006), New York: Zwirner & Wirth Gallery
  31. K Stiles, Metzger's Fierce, Poignant, and Prescient Manifestos, in Rett Kopi: Documents the Future, manual (2006), pp. 157-166, Rett Kopi
  32. K Stiles and P Grobstein, The Art Historian and the Neurobiologist: A Conversation about Proprioception, the 'I-function,' Body Art, and Story Telling, Serendip (October, 2005), Bryn Mawr College [available here]
  33. Remembrance, Resistance, Reconstruction, the Social Value of Lia & Dan Perjovschis's Art (2005)
  34. K Stiles, Fluxus Performance and Humor, in The Artist’s Joke, manual (2005), MIT Press
  35. K Stiles, The Story of the Destruction in Art Symposium and the "DIAS Affect", in Gustav Metzger: Geschichte Geschichte, manual (2005), Vienna: Generali Foundation [pdf]
  36. K Stiles, Barbara Smith’s Haunting, in The 21st Century Odyssey Part II: The Performances of Barbara T. Smith, manual (2005), Pomona College Museum of Art
  37. K Stiles, Barbara Smith’s Haunting, in The 21st Century Odyssey Part II: The Performances of Barbara T. Smith, manual (2005), Pomona, California: Pomona College Museum of Art
  38. K Stiles, Remembrance, Resistance, Reconstruction, The Social Value of Lia and Dan Perjovschi’s Art, IDEA, vol. 19 (2005), Cluj, Romania
  39. Paul Couillard and Ed Johnson," for Artspace, Ontario, Canada (2004), Ontario: Artspace
  40. K Stiles, I/Eye/Oculus: Performance, Installation and Video, in Art of the Twentieth Century, edited by C Harrison and PW Wood, manual (2004), pp. 183-229, New Haven & London: Yale University Press and The Open University
  41. K Stiles, Agnes Hegedus, Bernd Lintermann, Jeffrey Shaw: reconfiguring the CAVE, in Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, edited by J Shaw and P Weibel, manual (2004), pp. 492-497, Karlsruhe, Germany and Cambridge, Mass: ZKM Center for Art and Media and MIT Press
  42. K Stiles, Jean-Jacques Lebel’s Phoenix and Ashes, in Jean-Jacques Lebel, manual (2003), pp. 3-15, London: The Mayor Gallery
  43. K Stiles, At Last, A Great Woman Artist: Writing About Carolee Schneemann’s Epistolary Practice, in Singular Women, edited by K Frederickson and SE Webb, manual (2003), Berkeley: University California Press
  44. K Stiles, Anomaly, Sky, Sex, and Psi in Fluxus, in Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance & Intermedia at Rutgers University 1958-1971, manual (2003), pp. 60-88, Rutgers University and Amherst College
  45. K Stiles, Performance, in Critical Terms for Art History, 2nd Edition, edited by R Nelson and R Shiff, manual (2003), pp. 75-97, Chicago: University of Chicago
  46. K Stiles, Franz West’s Dialogic PaBtucke, in Franz West, manual (2003), pp. 104-121, London: The Whitechapel Gallery
  47. K Stiles, Peinture, Photographie, Performance: Le Cas de Georges Mathieu, in Georges Mathieu, manual (2003), pp. 75-81, Paris: Galerie National du Jeu de Paume
  48. K Stiles, Thunderbird Immolation: William Pope L. & Burning Racism, in William Pope.L: Eracism, edited by M Bessire, manual (2002), pp. 36-42, Cambridge and Portland: MIT Press and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
  49. K Stiles, David Tudor-Alive , Free, and Without Need of Culture (in a special issue, 'Composers Inside Electronics: Music after David Tudor'), Leonardo Music Journal, vol. 14 (2002), pp. 62-63 [html]
  50. The Painter as an Instrument of Real Time, introduction to Carolee Schneemann’s Imaging Her Erotics: Essays, Interviews, Projects (2001), pp. 2-16, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press
  51. K Stiles, Concerning Public Art and ’Messianic Time’, manual (2001) [html]
  52. K Stiles, The Painter as an Instrument of Real Time, in Imaging Her Erotics: Essays, Interviews, Projects, manual (2001), pp. 2-16, MIT Press
  53. K Stiles, Il mostro, la maschera e la coscienza allargata, (The Monster, the Mask and the Enlarged Consciousness), in De Dominicis: Raccolta di scritti scullíopera e líartista, edited by G Guercio, manual (2001), pp. 93-99, Torino: Umberto Allemandi & Co
  54. K Stiles, Parallel Worlds: Representing Consciousness at the Intersection of Art, Dissociation, and Multidimensional Awareness, in Reframing Consciousness: Art and Consciousness in the Post- Biological Era, edited by R Ascott, manual (2000), pp. 52-60, Exeter: Intellect [books]
  55. K Stiles, Mapping Joshua Neustein’s Art, in Joshua Neustein: Five Ash Cities, Domestic Tranquility Bne Brak, manual (2000), pp. 122-130, Herzliya, Israel: Hezliya Museum (reprinted in JOSHUA NEUSTEIN: Five Ash cities (Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers in Association with Olive Production, 2000).)
  56. K Stiles, Corpora Vilia: Valie Export’s Body, in Valie Export’s Visual Syntagmatics, manual (2000), pp. 16-33, Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelpia
  57. K Stiles, Being Undyed: The Meeting of Mind and Matter in Yoko Ono’s Events, in Yes Yoko Ono, edited by A Monroe, manual (2000), pp. 145-149, New York: Japan Society
  58. K Stiles, Never Enough is Something Else: Feminist Performance Art, Probity, and the Avant-Garde, in Contours of the Theatrical Avant-Garde: Performance and Textuality, edited by JM Harding, manual (2000), pp. 239-289, Madison: University of Madison/Wisconsin [pdf]
  59. K Stiles, Afterword: Quicksilver and Revelations, Performance at the End of the 20th Century, in Performance Artists Talking: 1979-7989: Sex, Food, Money/Fame, Ritual/Death, edited by L Montano, manual (2000), Berkeley: University of California Press
  60. K Stiles, Review of Pamela M. Lee’s Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta- Clark, CAA.Reviews, the online reviews publication of the College Art Association (2000) [html]
  61. K Stiles and EA Shanken, Missing in Action: Agency and Meaning in Interactive Art, in Context Providers: Context and Meaning in Digital Art, edited by M Lovejoy and C Paul and V Vesna, manual (2000), University of Minnesota Press [pdf]
  62. K Stiles, Comisuri: Art Actiunile ca Objecte, Balkon: Revista de Arta Contemporana, vol. March no. 2 (2000), pp. 3-4, Timisoara, Romania
  63. K Stiles, Battle of the Yams: Contentless Forms and the Recovery of Meaning in Events and Happenings, in Off Limits: Rutgers University and the Avant-Garde, 1957-1963, manual (1999), pp. 118-129, Newark: Newark Museum and Rutgers University Press
  64. K Stiles, 300 Words for Dan Perjovschi, in After the Wall: Art and Culture in Post-Communist Europe, manual (1999), pp. 153-153, Stockholm: Moderna Museet [html]
  65. K Stiles, The Flux/Med’ Collages of Bob Watts, in Bob Watts, Francesco Conz, manual (1999), pp. 1-3, Museum of Koper, Slovenia
  66. K Stiles, Beautiful, Jean-Jacques’: Jean-Jacques Lebel’s Affect and the Theories of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, in Jean-Jacques Lebel, manual (1999), pp. 7-30, Milano: Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta
  67. K Stiles, INSIDE/OUTSIDE: Balancing Between a Dusthole and Eternity, in Body and the East: From the 1960s to the Present, manual (1998), pp. 19-30, Ljubljana: Museum of Modern Art
  68. K Stiles, Uncorrupted Joy: International Art Actions, in Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979, Paul Schimmel Edition, manual (1998), pp. 226-238, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art [pdf]
  69. K Stiles, Joshua Neustein, BOMB, vol. 57 (Fall, 1997), pp. 80-81, [New York]
  70. K Stiles, To the Organizers, Participants, and Audience of REcycling the Mode(ls)’, in Messages from the Countryside/Reflections in RE, manual (1997), pp. 28-29, Chisinau, Moldova: Soros Center for Contemporary Art
  71. K Stiles, Debate: Empty Slogan of Self-Representation, Siksi [Helsinki], vol. Spring no. 12:1 (1997), pp. 87-90
  72. K Stiles, Rampman Against a Portable Field: The ’activites’ of Pinchas Cohen Gan, in Figure Form Formula: The Art of Pinchas Cohen Gan, manual (1996), pp. 19-41, Greensboro: Weatherspoon
  73. K Stiles, Conversation with Paul McCarthy, in Paul McCarthy, manual (1996), pp. 6-29, London: Phaidon Press
  74. K Stiles, Roman Signer: The Sound of One Bomb Clapping,, in Roman Signer, manual (1996), pp. 10-15, Philadelphia: Goldie Palley Gallery at the Moore College of Art and Design
  75. K Stiles, Schlaget Auf: The Problem with Carolee Schneemann’s Paintings, in Carolee Schneemann: Up to and Including Her Limits, manual (1996), pp. 15-25, New York: The New Museum
  76. K Stiles, Tuna and Other fishy Thoughts on Fluxus Events, in Alison Knowles, manual (1994), pp. 26-35, Saarbrucken, Germany: Stadt Galerie Saarbrucken
  77. K Stiles, Irreparable Damage: Meditation on James Lerager’s Tales from the Nuclear Age, in For James Lerager: Tales from the Nuclear Age, manual (1994), pp. 3-7, Raleigh: City Gallery Contemporary Art
  78. K Stiles, Between Water and Stone; Fluxus Performance, A Metaphysics of Acts, in In the Spirit of Fluxus, edited by E Armstrong and J Rothfuss, manual (1993), pp. 62-99, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center (excerpted in Tracy Warr, ed., The Artists'Body (London: Phaidon Press, 2000): 211-14.) [pdf]
  79. K Stiles, Survival Ethos and Destruction Art, Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, vol. 14:2 (Spring, 1992), pp. 74-102
  80. K Stiles, Selected Comments on Destruction Art, in Boek Voor De Instabiele: Book for the Unstable Media, edited by A Adriaansens, manual (1992), pp. 43-75, Rotterdam: V2-Organization [kristine-stiles-selected-comments]
  81. K Stiles, Unbosoming Lennon: The Politics of Yoko Ono's Experience, Art Criticism 7:2, vol. Spring (1992), pp. 21-54, reprinted by the University of Havannah, Cuba, 1994
  82. K Stiles, Tuna and Other fishy Thoughts on Fluxus Events, in FluxAttitudes, manual (1991), pp. 25-34, Buffalo & New York: Hallwalls and the New Museum
  83. K Stiles, Thresholds of Control: Destruction Art and Teminal Culture, in Out of Control, manual (1991), pp. 29-50, Linz, Austria: Ars Electronica & Landesverlag (reprinted in Ars Electronica: Facing the Future (A Survey of Two Decades, ed. Timothy Druckrey, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000.)
  84. K Stiles, Readings: Performance and Its Objects, Arts, vol. 65:3 no. 3 (November, 1990), pp. 35-47, ISSN 0004-4059 [Gateway.cgi]
  85. K STILES, PERFORMANCE AND ITS OBJECTS, ARTS MAGAZINE, vol. 65 no. 3 (November, 1990), pp. 35-&, ISSN 0004-4059 [Gateway.cgi]
  86. K Stiles, Notes on Rudolf Schwarzkogler's Images of Healing, White Walls: A Magazine of Writings by Artists, vol. 25 (Spring, 1990), pp. 13-26
  87. K Stiles, Sticks and Stones: The Destruction in Art Symposium, Arts, vol. 63.5 (January, 1989), pp. 54-60
  88. K Stiles, Not Just an 'Other' Exhibition, High Performance, vol. 11 (Fall, 1988), pp. 34-38
  89. K Stiles, Raphael Montañez Ortiz's Physio-Psycho-Alchemical Art, in Raphael Montañez Ortiz, manual (1988), El Museo Del Barrio
  90. K Stiles, Introduction to the Destruction in Art Symposium: DIAS & Discussion with Ivor Davies, Link [Wales], vol. 52 (September, 1987), pp. 4-10, [Wales]
  91. K Stiles, Rodforce: Thoughts on the Art of Sherman Fleming, High Performance, vol. 10:2 (Summer, 1987), pp. 34-39
  92. K Stiles, Synopsis of the Destruction in Art Symposium (DIAS) and Its Theoretical Significance, The Act, vol. 1 (Spring, 1987), pp. 22-31
  93. K Stiles, Imploring Silence: Words and Performance Essence, A Polemic, High Performance, vol. 8.1 (April, 1985), pp. 33-36
  94. K Stiles, Modern Myth: A Review of the Interdisciplinary Conference at The New School for Social Research and The Cooper Union, Frank, vol. 4 (November, 1984), pp. 32 & 38, San Francisco
  95. K Stiles, STELARC: On Evolution, Frank, vol. 3 (August, 1984), pp. 25 & 35
  96. K Stiles, The Luciferian Marriage: Government/Corporate/Media ’Fact’ as Entertainment, in The Un/necessary Image, edited by PD Agostino and A Muntadas, manual (1983), pp. 28-31, Cambridge: MIT Press (reprinted.)
  97. K Stiles, Come and Go, in Coming and Going NEW YORK (Subway), PARIS (Metro), San Francisco (BART), Washinton (METRO): Peter D’Agostino, manual (1982), pp. 76-81, San Francisco: Not for Sale Press
  98. K Stiles, La Crise de l'avant-garde and an Interview with Jean-Jacques Lebel, + - 0 [Brussels], vol. 34 (1981), pp. 32-36
  99. K Stiles, Trans-Europ Express-Expressed, in Alph-Trans-Chung: Peter D-Agostino, manual (1980), pp. 55-58, Dayton: Wright State University Press
  100. K Stiles, Brief essays on American painters, in 2 Jahrzehnte amerikanische malerei 1920-1940, manual (1979), pp. 66 & 76 & 116 & 122-66 & 76 & 116 & 122, Dusseldort, West Germany: Stadische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf
  101. K Stiles, No Money Back Anytime, LAICA Journal: Southern California Art Magazine, vol. 23 (1979), pp. 19-23 (June-July.)
  102. K Stiles, Helen and Newton Harrison: Questions, Arts Magazine, vol. 52:6 (February, 1978), pp. 131-133
  103. K Stiles, 1.1.78 - 2.2.78: Roberta Breitmore, in Roberta Breitmore Is Not Lynn Hershman, manual (1978), pp. 5-14, San Francisco: De Young Memorial Museum

Book Reviews

  1. K Stiles, Review of RoseLee Goldberg’s Laurie Anderson, Make: The Magazine of Women’s Art, vol. 90 (December-Feburary 2000-2001), pp. 90-90
  2. Pamela M. Lee, Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark, CAA.Reviews, the online reviews publication of the College Art Association (2000) [html]

Exhibition Catalogs

  1. K. Stiles, Jean Toche: Impressions From The Rogue Bush Imperial Presidency (2009), Durham: John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies
  2. Jean-Jacques Lebel (2003), London: Mayor Gallery
  3. Bob Watts, edited by Slovenia: Museum of Koper and Editions Francesco Conz (2000)
  4. Hans Waanders (1997), Raleigh: City Gallery of Contemporary Art
  5. Ion Bitzan (1994), Bath, England: City of Bath College
  6. Recontre Avec Morgan O'Hara (1980), Lausanne: Le Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts

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