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Bibliography

Monographs and solo exhibition catalogues

  • Islam, Runa and Manuel Raeder (eds.), Dogs Devouring Dead Horses (Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite, Berlin 2013); texts by Milovan Farronato, Christian Rattemeyer and Marc Gloede
  • Runa Islam: White Cube Hoxton Square (White Cube, London 2012); text by Frances Loeffler
  • Kent, Rachel, Mark Lanctôt, Runa Islam (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney/Montreal 2010)
  • Varadinis, Mirjam and Sabine Maria Schmidt, Restless Subject (Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Germany 2008)
  • Diederichsen, Diedrich, Christian Höller, Matthias Michalka, Empty the pond to get the fish (Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Austria 2009)
  • Farronato, Milovan, Naeem Mohaiemen, Igor Spanjol and Angela Vettese, Runa Islam – Lost Cinema Lost (Galeria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy 2008)
  • Empty the Pond to Get to the Fish (Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2008)
  • Jensner, Magnus, Gabriella Belli, Lars Movin, Stéphanie Moisdon, Giorgio Verzotti and Kirse Junge-Stevnsborg, Runa Islam – Visages & Voyages (Henry Dunker Culture Centre, MART and Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2005)
  • Time Lines (White Cube, London 2005); text by Sara Arrhenius
  • Lewis, Peter. Film & Video Works by Runa Islam (Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2003)
  • Bradley, Alexandra, Filipa Olivera, Hripsime Visser and Cerith Wyn Evans, Runa Islam. Moving Pictures (Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen 2002)


General publications and group exhibition catalogues

  • Şenova, Başak, Hamle/The Move: Abel Abidin, Roda Barba and Runa Islam (Arter, Istanbul 2012)
  • Hoelzl, Ingrid and Remi Marie, Softimage: towards a new theory of the digital image (intellectBristol, UK/ Univeristy of Chicago Press, USA 2015), p. 114
  • Pekler, Michael (ed), Viennale: Vienna International Film Festival 23 Oktober bis 6 November 2014 (Remaprint, Wein, Austria 2014)
  • Dawood, Shezad, Black Sun: Alchemy, Diaspora and Heterotopia, (Ridinghouse, London 2013); texts by Sehzad Dawood, Tom Trevor, Megha Ralapati, Gerrie van Noord, Kodwo Eshun, Camilla Palestra, Oliver Knight, Rory McGrath
  • Engelke, Dr. Henning, Anna Fricke, Hans-Peter Reichmann and Svetlana Svyatskaya, Fassbinder Now: Film and Video Art (Deutsches Filminstitut, 2013)
  • Butcher, Clare, Propaganda by Monuments (CIC, Egypt 2011); texts by Clare Butcher, Mia Jankowicz, Amy Halliday and Ivan Vladislavic
  • Kane, Sarah, (ed.), Art, Power, Diplomacy. Government Art Collection, the untold story (Scala Publishers, London 2011); texts by Nicholas Serota, Penny Johnson, Julia Toffolo, Richard Dorment, Cornelia Parker, Andrew Renton and Adrian George.
  • Marburger, Marcel, Spectrums of Light (Temporary Gallery Cologne 2011)
  • Joo, Eungie, Joseph Keehn II, Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education (New Museum of Contemporary Art, Routledge, New York 2011)
  • Jens Hoffmann, Blockbuster, ex. cat. CIAC A.C., Mexico, 2011
  • There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th Bienal de São Paulo, ex. cat., Brazil 2010
  • Emmert, Claudia, Glück happens…, ex. cat. Kunstpalais Ehrlangen, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Germany, 2010
  • The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, ex. cat., Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland 2009
  • Breitwieser, Sabine, Cornelia Klinger, Walter D. Mignolo, Modernologies, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona 2009
  • Platform 2009, ex. cat., Seoul, Korea 2009
  • García Márquez, Gabriel, Naghib Mahfuz, Stories on Human Rights, Electa, Milan 2008
  • Kerr, Carolyn, Helen Little, Sophie O’Brien ,Turner Prize 08, Tate Publishing, London 2008
  • Manifesta7 Index, ex. cat., Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy 2008
  • Hirsch, Helen, Dominik Imhof, Petra Giezendanner, , Dora imhof ,Thomas Elsaesser, In Silent Conversation with Ingmar Bergman, Cristoph Merian Verlag, Basel, Switzerland, 2008
  • Horowitz, Deborah E., The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality & The Moving Image, Hirschhorn, Washington DC 2008
  • von Fürstenberg, Adelina. Colateral 2, SESC, Sao Paulo 2008
  • Grace Gardner, Belinda, Michael Buhrs, Dirk Luckow and Gerald Matt. True Romance, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany 2008
  • Prouvost, Laure, Birgit Ludwig. Fresh Moves, New Moving Images From The UK, tank.tv, London 2008
  • Edelsztein, Sergio, Jens Hoffmann, Lisette Lagnado, Midori Matsui, Shamim M Momin, Pi Li, Gloria Sutton, Olesya Turkina, Philippe Vergne, The Wrong Gallery, ICE CREAM, Phaidon Press, London 2007
  • Brave
  • Grabowicz, Karolina. Manipulations on Economies of Deceit, Part 3, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw 2007
  • von Fürstenberg, Adelina. Collateral, When Art Looks at Cinema, Hangar Bicocca, Milan 2007
  • Chong, Doryun, Yasmil Raymond, Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 2007
  • Fortnum, Rebecca. Contemporary British Women Artists in their own words, I.B. Tauris, London 2007
  • Lorenz, Renate. Normal Love, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin 2007
  • Tallant, Sally, Louise Coysh. Dis-Assembly, Serpentine Gallery, London 2006
  • Baume, Nicholas. Super Vision, Institute of Contemporary art, Boston 2006
  • Imanse, Geurt. Aanwinsten / Acquisitions 1993 2003, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 2006
  • Matt, Gerald. Interviews, Cornerhouse Publications, Köln 2006
  • Kyung Ah, Han. Gwangju Biennale 2006: Fever Variations, Design House, Korea 2006
  • Casapietra, Tiziana, Roberto Costantino, Nell’ Arte Contempranea, undisciplined, Biennale di Ceramica 3rd edition, Attese, Italy 2006
  • Fitzsimmons, Claire, Kit Hammonds, Margot Heller, Jens Hoffmann. Around the World in Eighty Days, Institute of Contemporary Art and the SLG, London 2006
  • Tojner, Poul Erik, Michael Juul Holm, Helle Sondergaard, Anders Kold, Kirsten Degel, Mette Marcus, Kjeld Kjeldsen, Henrik Holm, Af Helle Crenzien. Sip My Ocean: Video from the Louisiana Collection, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Louisiana 2006
  • Barents, Els, Han Nefkens, Hilde Teerlinck. Whisper not! Een andere dimensie van zien: Huis Marseille / H&F Collectie, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam 2006
  • Grazia Luparia, Maria, Gail Swerling, Sub-Contengent, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin 2006
  • Osterwold, Tilman. Irritation des Gleichgewichts, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 2006
  • Oh, Se-Hoon, Dual Realities, 4th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Korea 2006
  • Gautherot, Frank. Broken Lines, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France 2006
  • Etienne Van den Bergh. Contour 2005, Mechelen, Belgium 2005
  • Hsieh, Suchen. Variation, Xanadu, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei 2005
  • Legast, Laura, Alexandra Theiler Furrer, 11e Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Genève 2005
  • Arrhenius, Sara, More than this! Negotiating Realities, Goteborg International Biennale for Contemporary Art, Sweden 2005
  • Martignoni, Rosella, Martina Mian, Always a Little Further, 51st Venice Biennale, Arsenale 2005
  • Stepken, Angelika. Kritische Gesellschaften, Badischer Kunstverein. Germany 2005
  • Graham Coulter-Smith and Maurice Owen. Art in the Age of Terrorism, Southampton Solent University 2005
  • Haq, Nav, Runa Islam, Maria Lind, Damien Roach, Hiraki Sawa, Niru Ratnam. Spin Cycle, Spike Island and Systemisch, Bristol 2004
  • Gregor, Katerina, Kaldis, Jason. Britannia Works, British Council, Athens 2004
  • Shani, Annushka. Eclipse. Towards The Edge of the Visible, Jay Jopling / White Cube, London 2004
  • Historias, Photo España, La Fabrica, Madrid 2004
  • Very New Art 2004. Bijutsu Shuppan-Ska Ltd., BT (Bijutsu Techno), 2004
  • de Cruz, Gemma and Amanda Eliasch. British Artists at Work, Assouline, London 2003
  • Poetic Justice, ex. cat., 8th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul 2003
  • Lewis, Peter. Runa Islam, ex.cat., Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz 2003
  • Sharjah International Biennale 6, ex. cat., Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Miradas Cómplices, Knowing Looks, ex.cat. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain 2003
  • Gerald Matt. Love / Hate, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany 2003
  • Altstatt, Rosanne, Ralf Sausmikat. Turbulent Screen: Die strukturelle Bewegung in Film und Video, Frankfurt am Main, Revolver, 2003
  • Great Theatre of the World, ex. cat. Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, ex. cat., Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
  • Tele-journeys, ex. cat., MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Gillick, Liam. White Cube. 44 Duke Street, St James’ London, Steidl, Gottingen 2002
  • Squatters, ex. cat., Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam and Museu de Serralves, Porto 2001
  • Bradley, Alexandra. Gymnasium, ex. cat. Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz 2002
  • Joan Müller, Vanessa and Niels Werber. Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Lukas & Sternberg, New York 2001
  • Lee, Jane, David Beech, Peter Lewis and Victor Burgin. Gymnasion, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz 2001
  • Candy Stobbs. Centenary Review, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 2001
  • Jérome Sans and Marc Sanchez. What is the artist”s role today? Palais de Tokyo, Paris 2001
  • The British Art Show 5, ex. cat., Hayward Gallery National Touring Exhibitions, London 2000
  • Kunst in der Stadt 4, ex. cat., Kunshaus Bregenz and Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz 2000
  • Guarene Arte 2000, ex. cat., Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per L’Arte, Guarene D’Alba 2000
  • Bussel, David. Hers: Video as a Female Terrain, ex. cat., Steirischer Herbst, Graz 2000
  • Bussel, David. Fig.-1, ex. cat., Fig.-1, London 2000


Newspaper and magazine articles

  • Tarocco, Francesca, ‘Busts: Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland’, Frieze No. 171, May 2015, p. 226
  • Un-authored, ‘Runa Islam presents two new films in exhibition at White Cube Hoxton Square’, Artdaily.org, 2 October 2012
  • Mansell, Emma, ‘Runa Islam at the White Cube Gallery’, O3gallery.wordpress.com, 28 September 2012
  • Un-authored, ‘Runa Islam’, Undo.net, 20 September 2012
  • Rosenberg, Karen, The Magic of Movies, Born From a Single Snapshot, New York Times (NY edition), 19 August 2011, pp. C25
  • Un-authored, ‘Runa Islam syntax materiality and histories of visual representation’, Artlyst.com, 18 September 2012
  • Johnson, Grant, Runa Islam, Art Papers September - October 2011, pp. 53
  • Haberer, Lilian, Die Kamera als Betrachterentwurf. Architektonische und filmische Übergangsräume bei Rosalind Nashashibi und Runa Islam, 2012
  • Hofer, Kathi, Mrs. Islam, wie haben sie das gemacht? Texte Zur Kunst, No.12, 2010, pp.172-177
  • Kordoski, Kyra, Runa Islam, Whitehot Magazine, 2010
  • Blättler, Alexander, Runa Islam, FlashArt, March-April 2009, pp. 81
  • Runa Islam, This is the first line. , GAGARIN, No.18, 2008, pp. 20-21
  • Naso von, Rüdiger, Alphabet des Sehen, Madame, December 2008 pp. 60-64
  • Synnot, Siobhan, A Word in Your Lens, Exposure, No.42, summer 2008, pp.12-13
  • Farronato, Milovan, Interview with Runa Islam, ARTiT, Summer-Fall 2007, pp.44-53
  • Runa Islam, Life in Film, Frieze, No.105, March 2007, pp.46-47
  • Sooke, Alastair. ‘In a class of her own’, The Daily Telegraph, 31 October, 2006, p.28
  • Hammonds, Kit. ‘Subverted visions’, Tema Celeste, 114, March - April 2006, pp.48-55
  • Herbert, Martin. ‘Cinematic Affects: The Art of Runa Islam’, Artforum, January 2006, pp.208 -211
  • Bowring, Belinda. ‘Runa Islam’, Frieze, January - February 2006, p.154
  • Kent, Sarah. ‘Reviews’, Time Out London, 4 - 11January 2006, p.48
  • Davies, Serena. ‘A cable car named desire’, The Telegraph, 10 December 2005, p.7
  • Ekwe Bell, Sophie. ‘High Wire act’, Artreview, December 2005, p.35
  • Oldham, Alison. ‘Runa’s video art is essential viewing’, Hampstead and Highgate Express, 7 October 2005
  • Kent, Sarah. ‘Beauty and the boy’, Time Out London, 5 - 12 October 2005, p.43
  • Hayes, Kenneth, Gateshead Revisited, Prefix Photo, May 2005, pp. 58-65
  • Manacorda, Francesco. ‘Nouvelle Avantgarde’, Flash Art, No.248, October-November 2004, pp.137-139
  • Hayes, Kenneth. ‘Gateshead Revisited’, Prefix Photo, November, 2004, Vol. 6, No.1, pp.59-65
  • ‘Inside’, Art Monthly, October 2004
  • Herbert, Martin. ‘Eclipse. White Cube’, Time Out, 11-18 August 2004, p.57
  • Coxhead, Gabriel. ‘As far as the eye can see’, The Times, 21 July 2004, p.13
  • Güner, Fisun. ‘Eclipse: Towards The Edge Of The Real’, Metro, 19 July 2004, p.23
  • Lack, Jessica. ‘Group Show. London’, The Guardian Guide, 17 July 2004, p.36
  • Verzotti, Giorgio. ‘8th International Istanbul Biennial “Poetic Justice”’, Artforum, March 2004
  • Doğay Örs, Aslı. ‘”Ölçek”, bir kurgu mu yoksa gerçeklik mi?’, XXI, March 2004, pp.38-43
  • Hammonds, Kit, Subverted Vision, Tema Celeste, February 2004, pp. 48-55
  • Bradley, Alexandra, ‘Rapid Eye Movement: A Short Film by Runa Islam’, Camden Arts Centre / Everyman Cinema leaflet, London, June 2003
  • Fischer, Tina. ‘Answers to Questions. Runa Islam in conversation with Tina Fischer’, www.kopenhagen.dk, 26 September 2002
  • Macel, Christine, ‘Just the two of us: video sentimentale’, Art Press, May 2002, No.279, pp.40-45
  • Smith, Roberta, ‘The Armory Show, Grown Up and in Love with Color’, New York Times, 22 February, 2002, p.E38
  • Carling, Julia. ‘Nuture and desire’, Hot Tickets, 8-14 December 2001, p.40
  • Wainwright, Jean. ‘Can we talk about contemporary video and film art in terms of genres?’, Pluk, No.3, November-December 2001, pp.41-45
  • Verzotti, Giorgio, ‘Runa Islam, White Cube’, Artforum, Vol.XI, No.1, September 2001
  • Davis, Maggie. ‘Don’t forget this face’, ES Magazine, 3 August 2001, p.36
  • Wadstein, Katarina, ‘Runa Islam’, Metropolis M, Summer 2001, pp.50-51
  • ‘Squatters’, Tema Celeste, Summer 2001, p.116
  • Parker Bowles, Emma. ‘Who’s going to be who’, Tatler, July 2001, p.64
  • Bouwhuis, Jelle, ‘Footloose: The Liberating Effect of Manipulation’, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Bulletin, May 2001, pp.20-21
  • Wilson, Michael, ‘Lights, camera, action?’, Art Monthly, May 2001, pp.24-25
  • Valdez, Sarah. “In/SITE/Out:Inquiries into Social Space”, Time Out New York, 12-19 April 2001
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  • Ackroyd, Peter. ‘London. City As Found Object’, Time Out, 1 February – 29 April 2001, p.24
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