Writings on the Artists


Tierstudien #16, (2019) ed. Ullrich, J. & Böhm, A. Künstlerstrecke, You Must Carry Me Now, by Wilson, M. & Snæbjörnsdóttir, B. pp. 157-168

Speculative Taxidermy: Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene (2018) Giovanni Aloi, Columbia University Press

2016 Ice Bear: the Cultural History of an Arctic Icon Michael Engelhard published by University of Washington Press ISBN 978-0295-99922-7 Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson’s work is discussed on pp. 222, 245-6 and their artwork reproduced on pp. 246-7

2016 RÍKI – flóra, fána, fabúla / KINGDOM – flora, fauna, fable, Listasafn Reykjavikur (Reykjavík Art Museum) ISBN 9979-769-50-5

2016 Dead Animals: the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art, exhibition catalogue writing by Steve Baker, Mark Dion, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015 After Biopolitics: Art exhibition & performances, 29th Annual (SLSA) conference, The BioScience Research Collaborative Rice University, Houston, US – exhibition brochure, ed. Maria Whiteman

2014 Late Harvest, exhibition catalogue Center for Art and Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, eds. JoAnne Northrup and William Fox.

2013 Taxidermy, Thames and Hudson Ltd, London ISBN 978-0-500-51670-6 2012

2012 Museologi På Norsk Universitetsmuseenes Gjören, ed. Anita Maurstad og Marit Anne Hauan, Akademika forlag Trondheim. Chapter by Hanne Hammer Stien and Kristine Orestad Söregaard, titled Kultiverte gjenstander og nærværende ting, referencing the work of Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson on pg. 193-209. ISBN 978-82-519-2888-5

2012 The Breathless Zoo: Taxidermy and the Cultures of Longing, Dr. Rachel Poliquin, Introductory chapter, Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson, nanoq pp. 2–11, Penn State Press, USA

2012 Artist|Animal, author Dr. Steve Baker. Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson’s work discussed in three sections in final chapter: Animals, Locations and Dislocations, The Animal-Object-in-Art and Animal as Medium – series editor Dr Cary Wolfe, University of Minnesota Press USA

2012 Readings in Performance and Ecology, Ed. Wendy Arons and Theresea J. May. Ch. 4. Silence of the Polar Bears: Performing (Climate) Change in the Theater of Species by Una Chaudhuri on the work of Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson pg. 45-59. Publisher Palgrave and Macmillan, USA.

2012 art & animals by Giovanni Aloi, A Matter of Time and Place, pg. 37-40 on the work of Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson, Published by I.B.TAURIS, London.

2011 Surface Encounters, Prof. Ron Broglio – Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson’s work discussed alongside the work of Damien Hirst, Matthew Barney, Marcus Coates, Carole Schneemann etc. 158 pages. Chapter 3 – Making Space for Animal Dwelling –Worlding with Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson, pp 57-80 and Dr Cary Wolfe (series editor)

2011 Animal Stories, Narrating Across Species Lines, author Dr Susan McHugh, Associate Professor, University of New England. 336 pages, 35 b&w photos, Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson pp.122-124, 142, 148, 161 ISBN: 978-0-8166-7032-1 series editor Dr Cary Wolfe, University of Minnesota Press USA, Posthumanities Series, volume 15 May 2010

2011 Reconstructing the Animal. Catalogue essay Dr. Carole Freeman, Edited Dr. Yvette Watt curator. Published University of Tasmania.

2010 A Safe Passage, Centrifuge Art Prize Publication, Salford University

2009 On Thin Ice, The Changing World of the Polar Bear, Richard Ellis, pub. Random House, New York (Snæbjörnsdóttir/ Wilson pp 259, 270-3, 271 and 272)

2008 HEAT, Art and Climate Change, catalogue published by RMIT

2006 Spatial Aesthetics; Art, Place and The Everyday, Dr. Nikos Papastergiadis

2004 Freefall – Arts Council England publication. Essay on the artists, entitled Temporary Migration by Nikos Papastergiadis