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Isaac Julien bibliography


2003 Creolite and Creolization, Documenta 11_Platform 3"
2002 Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
The Gap Show, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
Screen Memories, Art Tower Mito, Japan
2002/1 Unpacking Europe, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2001 Isaac Julien, Ellipsis Minigraph, London
Turner Prize, Tate Gallery, London
2000 The Film Art of Isaac Julien, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, U.S.A.
1998 Frantz Fanon (French text) K Films Edition


John Russell Taylor, "Is it a film? Is it a video installation?", The Times, 17 September
Adrian Searle, "Reviews - Art", The Guardian, 8 September
Roberta Smith, "Paradise Omeros, Bohen Foundation", New York Times, July 11
Carly Berwick, "Isaac Julien", Vogue Homme International, Winter 2002-2003
Chris Kaltenbach, "You Could Call Him a Renaissance Man", Los Angeles Times
Louisa Buck, "Isaac Julien: Baltimore Fact, Liverpool", The Art Newspaper, March
John Russell Taylor, "The Matter of Fact", The Times, March 12th
"Answer the Questions, Isaac Julien", Independent on Sunday, March 9th
Alfred Hickling, "Isaac Julien: Fact Liverpool", Guardian Unlimited March
Essay from Documenta 11, Exhibition Catalogue - 2002, Paradise Omeros
James Poniewozik, "Can you Dig it? Right on!", Time, August 19th
Hal Hinson, "Birth of a Genre: The Black Hero Talks Back", The New York Times, Sunday August 11th (On Baadasssss Cinema)
Tunku Vuradarajan, "Shaft and Foxy Revisited", The Wall Street Journal, Friday August 9th (On Baadasssss Cinema)
Edward Guthmann, "'Baad' Company", San Francisco Chronicle, Tuesday August 13th (On Baadasssss Cinema)
Michael Freidson, "Getting the Shaft", Time Out New York, August 8-15th (On Baadasssss Cinema)
B. Ruby Rich, "The Long Road:Isaac Julien in conversation with B. Ruby Rich", Art Journal, Summer 2002
B. Ruby Rich, "Still A Soul Rebel", The Advocate, May 14th
Maite Lores, "Isaac Julien", Contemporary, June July August 2002
Constanze Ruhm, "Spaces of Translation: Speaking One language, Understanding Another, A Conversation with Isaac Julien", Camera Austria 79, pp. 17-28
Mark Nash, "Wait Until Dark", Tate, November/December (on Paradise Omeros)
James Meyer, "Tunnel Visions", Artforum, September pp. 168-9
Linda Nochlan, "Documented Success", Artforum, September pp. 161-3
Eleanor Heartney, "A 600-Hour Documenta", Art in America no.5, September 2002, pp. 87-95
Vasanthi Dass, "Vagabondia: Archiving the Archive", in Unpacking Europe: Towards a Critical Reading, pp.350-355
Dick Hebdige, "Isaac Julien, The Great Divide: Terrories", Prince Claus Fund, Journal no.7, p. 20-21
Lilly Wei, "Isaac Julien at the Studio Museum in Harlem", Art in America, May 2001 pp. 168
Lisa Katzman, "AWorld of Double Outsiders: Gay as Well as Black", The New York Times, Sunday November 26
Holland Cotter, "Eros Cruises the Museum in a Filmmaker' s Dreams", The New York Times, November 24
John L. Walters, "Noises at an Exhibition", The Guardian, September 29
Judith Palmer, "Once upon a Time in the West", The Independent, September 19
Adrian Searle, "Winsome Cowboys", The Guardian, August 22
Susan Corrigan, "Dancing with Dudes", The Times, Metro, August 12-18
rika Muhammad, "Reel Stories: Isaac Julien", Index, June/July
Heather Lustfeldt, "At Play in the Fields of the American West", Review, April
Okwui Enwezor, "Towards a Critical Cinema: The Films of Isaac Julien", The Long Road to Mazatlan, Grand Arts, Kansas City, February,
Alice Thornson, "Lonesome Cowboy: Isaac Julien disrupts the western canon with gay-themed film at Grand Arts", The Kansas City Star, March 19th
"Still Moving", Hotshoe International, January/February
Catherine Elwes, "Isaac Julien", Art Monthly, June pp.35-37
Franceso Bonami and Hans Ulrich Obrist, "Dreams", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Per L' Arte
Christy Adair and Ramsay Burt, "Two into the making of Three", Dance Theatre Journal, Vol. 15 No.2
David Frankel, "Isaac Julien, The Long Road to Mazatlan", ArtPace, San Antonio
"Face to Interface: Isaac Julien", Sight and Sound, September
Michael Corris, Art and Text Issue 63, Nov 98-Jan 99, pp.54-59
Manthia Diawara, "Moving Company - The Second Johannesburg Biennale", ArtForum vol. XXXVI, March 1998, pp. 87-89
Isaac Julien and Mark Nash, "Frantz Fanon: Peau Noire, Masque Blanc"
Isaac Julien, "Only Angels Have Wings", for DIA Centre of the Arts AIDS WORLD: Between Resignation and Hope, pp.142-147
Richard J Powell, Black Art and Culture in the Twentieth Century, Thames and Hudson, pp. 212-213 Buy from
Roselee Goldberg, Performance and Live Art Since the 60' s, Thames and Hudson, p.143 Buy from
Isaac Julien, MOMA Chicago, Program Catalogue, Spring
Robert Stam, "Permutations of the Fantonian Gaze; Isaac Julien' s 'Black Skin White Mask' ", Black Renaissance Noire vol. 1 no 2 Summer/Fall, pp.186-192
Richard Cork, "Mirage", The Times, June 27
Izi Glover, "The Look of Love", Frieze Sept/Oct
Die Beute, "Edition id-Archive", Summer pp.62-66 (interview about Frantz Fanon)
Warren E Crichlow, "Popular Music, Pedagogy and Cultural Politics in the Films of Isaac Julien", Discourse vol.16 no.3
Kaja Silverman, "The Ceremonial Image", The Threshold of the Visible World, pp.104-121 on Looking For Langston Buy from
Charles Gaines, "Hotter Than July", Art and Text, Issue 55 p. 84
Richard Cork, "Scream and Scream Again", The Times, August 6
Isaac Julien and Kobena Mercer, "De Margin and De Centre", Black British Cultural Studies, pp.194-210
Manthia Diawara, "Black British Cinema and Identity Formation in Territories", Black British Cultural Studies, pp.293-306
bell hooks, "Thinking Through Class: Paying Attention to the Attendant", Reel to Real: Race Sex and Class at the Movies, pp.91-97
Isaac Julien, "Black British Cinema - Diaspora Cinema", New Histories, pp. 60-64
Alan Read (ed), "Film-Makers' Dialogue", The Fact of Blackness: Frantz Fanon and Visual Representation Buy from
Catherine Elwes, "The Big Screen", Art Monthly, Issue 199 pp.11-16 (on Trussed)
Eddie Chambers, "Johannesburg Biennale", Art Monthly, Issue 212 pp.14-18
Kobena Mercer, "Busy in the Ruins of a Wretched Phantasia", Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire, ICA Buy from
Bruce Morrow, "The Isaac Julien Interview", Callaloo, vol. 18 no. 2 pp.406-415
Roy Grundmann, "Black Nationhood and the Rest in the West", Cineaste vol XXI nos 1-2 pp.28-31 (interview)
David Curtis, A Directory of British Film and Video Artists, pp.86-87 Buy fron
Kobena Mercer and Isaac Julien, "True Confessions", Black Male Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, pp.191-200 Buy from
Isaac Julien and Jon Savage (ed), "Critically Queer", Critical Quarterly, vol.36 no.1 Spring
Isaac Julien, "Confessions of a Snow Queen: notes on the making of The Attendant", Critical Quarterly, vol.36 no.1 Spring
Jorg Heiser, "Batty Boys in Babylon", Spex, Germany pp.49-51
Henry Louis Gates Jr., "The Black Man' s Burden", Fear of a Queer Planet, Queer Politics and Social Theory (on Looking for Langston) Buy from
Craig Hauserl, "Abject", Abject Art, repulsion and Desire in American Art, Whitney Museum (on the Attendant)
Paul Gilroy, "Climbing the Racial Mountain, a Conversation with Isaac Julien", Small Acts: Thoughts on the Politics of Black Cultures Buy from
Jose Arroyo, "Look Back and Talk Black: the Films of Isaac Julien", Jump Cut no.36, translated into Japanese for ImageForum, April, pp.88-97
James Saynar, Interview Magazine, January p.24
Manthia Diawara, "The Absent One: the Avant-Garde and the Black Imaginary in Looking for Langston", Wide Angle vol.13 nos 3 and 4 (July- October)
Kobena Mercer, "Dark and Lovely", Ten Photo Paperback, vol.2 no.1 pp.78-86
Adrian Searle, "Thumping Pleasure", Artscribe Issue 89 Nov/Dec (on Young Soul Rebels)
Tony Fisher, "Looking for Langston, Montage of a Dream Deferred"
Coco Fusco, "Young British and Black, a monograph on the work of Sankofa Film/Video Collective and Black Audio Collective", Discourses, Conversations in postmodern Art and Culture, the New Museum of Contemporary Art NYC Buy from
Armond White, "Racing Ahead", Film Comment, pp.2-4
"Black Film, British Cinema", ICA Documents 7, pp.53-57
Jacqueline Rose, "Sexuality and Vision: some Questions, Vision and Visuality", Dia Art Foundation No.2
Douglas Crimp, "How to have Promiscuity in an Epidemic", pp.270-271 (on This Is Not An AIDS Advertisement)

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