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“Uneasy Listening: Noise as Potential,” in Wolf Tones. Maximilian Goldfarb, Nancy Shaver, Sterrett Smith, eds. Chicago: Soberscove Press, 2022.

“Overburden”; short essay to accompany video in Feral Atlas: the More-Than-Human Anthropocene. Edited by Anna L. Tsing, Jennifer Deger, Alder Saxena Keleman and Feifei Zhou. Stanford University Press, 2020.

“30 Radio Days and Nights,” in Radio Revolten: Thirty Days of Radio Art. Knut Aufermann, Sarah Washington, and Ralf Wendt, eds. Leipzig, Germany: Spector, 2019.

“The Ruminations and Reveries of an Icelandic Fishing Trawler,” in NS-12. Konrad Korabiewski and Kristján Loðmfjörð, eds. Berlin, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2019.

“Transmission Art: Playing with Waves,” in “Dancing in the Dark: Radio by Artists”. Heidi Grundmann and Elizabeth Zimmermann, eds. Berlin, Germany: Revolver, (Forthcoming 2016).

“The Art of Unstable Radio”, in Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada. Langlois, Andrea, Ron Sakolsky, and Marion van der Zon, eds. Vancouver, B.C.: New Star Books, 2010. pp. 167-180.

“The Loudspeaker as Instrument: The Soundworks of Nancy Tobin”, reprinted in Design and Scenography (Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English, Volume 15). Rewa, Natalie, ed. Toronto, Ontario: Playwrights Canada Press, 2009. pp. 81-90.

“You are far from us”, in Acoustic Space 7: Illuminating Investigations in the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Silina, Daina et al, eds. Riga and Liepaja, Latvia: MPLab and RIXC, 2008. pp. 135-141.

“Becoming Radio”, in Re-inventing Radio: Aspects of Radio as Art. Grundmann, Heidi, et al, eds. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Revolver, 2008. pp. 87-102.

“Vacant City Radio.” in In the Place of Sound: Architecture|Music|Acoustics. Ripley, Colin., with M. Polo and A. Wrigglesworth, eds. United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. pp. 15-25.

“The Social Life of Radio.” in Relating Radio: Communities, Aesthetics, Access. Foellmer, Golo, and Sven Thiermann, eds. Leipzig: Spector, 2006. pp. 124-131.

Journal Articles:

“Art on Autonomous Waves: Radio Art in Canada/Sztuka na wolnych falach: radio art w Kanadzie”, Glissando, No. 35, 2018.

“Art on Autonomous Waves: Radio Art in Canada”, reprinted in Swedish: Konst över självständiga etervågor: kanadensisk radiokonst”, Nutider Musik, No. 274, 2019: 54-61.

“Someplaces: Radio Art, Transmission Ecology, and Chicago’s Radius.” Sounding Out! (Nov 6 2014)

“Transmission Art in the Present Tense”, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Sep 2009, Vol. 31, No. 3 (PAJ 93): 46–49.

“Radio as Instrument”, in “Active Radio” issue, edited by Owen Chapman. online journal Wi: Journal for Mobile Media, Spring 2009. http://http://wi.hexagram.ca/ (peer reviewed)

“Re-enchanting Radio”, in “In Focus: Sound Studies” section, edited by Michele Hilmes. Cinema Journal, 48:1 2008, pp 138-145. (peer reviewed)

“Steve Heimbecker: At Work and At Play in the Soundpool.” Musicworks 94, Winter 2006.

“Who are the people in the radio?” Public:Art/Culture/Ideas 31, 2006. (DVD publication www.publicjournal.ca)

“The Loudspeaker is My Instrument: Nancy Tobin.” Musicworks 88, Spring 2004.

“Sonic Geography.” Book Review. Musicworks 87, Winter 2003.

“The Clandestine Transmissions of Pirate Jenny.” in Acoustic Space Reader. Riga, Latvia: RIXC, 2003.

with Owen Chapman. “Too Big for their Beats: Questions for the Microsound Revolution.” Graduate Researcher Volume 1 Number 2, 2003.

with Andra McCartney. “Growing Up Audiophile.” G.E.M.S. (Gender, Education, Music and Society) Spring 2003. http://music.boisestate.edu/gems/feature_article.htm

“Silo Folie: A Year in the Life of the Silophone.” Musicworks 83, Summer 2002, 14-19.

Catalogue essays:

“Of Broadcasting, or A Radio Wave is a Space Time Traveler”. Essay/poster presented as part of Futurefarmers Seed Journey installation, in group exhibition Climate Changing: On Artists, Institutions, and the Social Environment. The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH. 2021.

“Karen Werner’s The Covenant of the Tongue”. Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies. 6.2. 2019.

“Transmission Ecologies.” REVEIL Sound Camp, May 2015. Republished in Extreme Weather. Meredith Kooi, editor and curator. Altered Means, 2016.

Forward. Songs of Place: Steve Heimbecker. Montréal: Oboro Editions/Qube Assemblage. 2005.

“When Cities Sleep, What Dreams May Come?” Reverie-Noise City. Peter Courtemanche, ed. Vancouver:The Western Front, 2005, 22-27.

“Art’s Birthday.” in Scrambled Bites. Peter Courtemanche, ed. Vancouver: The Western Front, 2004.

Other Online publications:

“Art As Question Generator”, written in response to question “What is the role of the digital humanities in transforming and responding to the arts?”
Part of Field Guide, a MediaCommons project. (Mar 14 2017)

“Send us your Art’s Birthday presence! Traces of Art’s Birthday networks at the Western Front 1989-2007.” The Western Front, Vancouver. http://www.front.bc.ca

Interview with Heidi Grundmann, .dpi 03, Studio XX Online Revue. April 2005. http://dpi.studioxx.org/index.php?id=55

“Heard but Unscene: Women in Electronic Music.” .dpi 01. Studio XX Online Revue, September 2004.

“Heard but Unscene: Women in Electronic Music.” Republished by cut.up.magazine online. v3.0, Netherlands, December 2004. http://www.cut-up.com/news/detail.php?sid=334

Artist Book:
as Rev. Anna Montana with Randy Peters, Rev.Norm, Rev. Joalien Housego. “The Deadbeat Scrolls: the Largely Incomprehensible Teachings of Harvey Christ.” Montréal: Cumulus Press, 2005.