Publications

Books

Women and Contemporary Art in the Gulf (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, under contract; expected date of publication 2022).

Street Art in the Middle East (London: I.B. Tauris, 2019).

Book Series

“Cultural Heritage, Art and Museums in the Middle East,” co-editor with Sarina Wakefield (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, ongoing).

Book Chapters and Catalogue Essays

[under review] “At the Scene of the Crime: Observer as Witness to the ‘Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak’ Exhibition,” co-author with Francine Banner, in K. Zeidler (ed.), Aesthetics of Law in External Frame: From Methodology to Manifestations (Springer, 2022).

“Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue: Cultural district or culture diaspora?” in Sarina Wakefield (ed.), Museums of the Arabian Peninsula: Historical Development and Contemporary Discourses (Routledge, 2020).

“Encounters with Interactive Technologies in UAE Museums,” co-author with Kara McKeown, in G. Avenarius, A. Deemas and S. Kamel (eds.), Appropriate Museology, Appropriate Language: Essays on Translation and Communication in the Museum (Berlin: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, 2018) 139-156.

“Points and Pixels: Looking at Neo-Impressionism and Digital Art,” in F. Simpson (ed.) Neo-Impressionism: Artists on the Edge (Portland, ME: Portland Museum of Art, 2002) 67-81.

Journal Articles

Guest editor, with Sarina Wakefield, of Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, special issue (2021) entitled “Gender and Identity in the Gulf: Cultural Constructions and Representations.”

“Memory of Absence: Contemporary Counter-Monuments,” Art and the Public Sphere 6:1/2 (2017), 79-92.

“The ‘Banksy Effect’ and Street Art in the Middle East,” Street Art and Urban Creativity Scientific Journal 1:2 (2015), 22-30.

“The Contested Space of Memory: New York’s 9/11 Memorial,” The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts 7 (2013), 47-55.

“Commemoration and Caution: Artistic Responses to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,” Journal of the Association of Western Art History 35 (2011), 273-287.

“Imag(in)ing Abu Ghraib,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 39:1/2 (2011), 68-70.

“Illicit Arousal: The Erotic Subtext of Tintoretto’s Tarquin and Lucretia,” Aurora: The Journal of the History of Art 2 (2001), 1-21.

Reviews and Short Essays

“Opening of the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,” CAA News Today, March 21, 2019 (online).

“Profile: Zeinab Al Hashemi,” Tribe: Photography and New Media from the Arab World 6 (2018), 144.

“3rd Kochi-Muziris Biennale: ‘forming in the pupil of an eye,’” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 44:5 (2017), 2-3.

“14th Istanbul Biennial: SALTWATER,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 43:4 (2016), 2-3.

“Response to ‘Where to Now? Shifting Regional Dynamics and Cultural Production in North Africa and the Middle East,” Ibraaz: Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, 2016, https://www.ibraaz.org/platforms/10/responses/192.

“Location, Location: The 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art in the UAE,” dART International 18:1 (2015), 42-43.

“Ahmed El Shaer: The Game and Glitch is Green,” Tribe: Photography and New Media from the Arab World 00 (2015), 154.

“Distant Images, Local Positions,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 41:5 (2014), 14-16.

“It’s the Political Economy, Stupid,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 39:6 (2012), 28-29.

“Five Chronicles of Dissent,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 39:6 (2012), 35-36.

“Review of Orazio and Artemesia Gentileschi, Keith Christiansen and Judith Mann, eds.,” The Sixteenth Century Journal 34:1 (2003), 292-294.

“Review of Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform by Richard Cocke,” Aurora: The Journal of the History of Art 3 (2002), 113-117.

“Review of Visual Digital Culture: Surface Play and Spectacle in New Media Genres by Andrew Darley,” on the website Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies, December 2001.

“Review of Santa Maria della Salute: Architecture and Ceremony in Baroque Venice by Andrew Hopkins,” The Sixteenth Century Journal 32:3 (2001), 818-20.