a l a n a j e l i n e k
w r i t i n g  &  t a l k s
in descending chronological order (most recent first)
europe the game played in alba la romaine

P u b l i c a t i o n s
( b o o k s )
The Fork's Tale, as narrated by Itself,
(a novel)
LemonMelon, 2013

This is not art: activism and other not-art
IB Tauris, 2013

Ohm's Law
(a novel)
published with images by Cornford + Cross, 
<1% series terra incognita, London, 2007 (second edition 2009)

P u b l i c a t i o n s
( j o u r n a l s ) 

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Others are available on researchgate, where you can request a copy as a pdf if copyright restrictions mean I can't make it available on academia. If you can't access researchgate, please contact me for a copy of anything you're interested in reading. If I have the PDF, you can have it.


Forthcoming publications

‘Corporate Censorship’, chapter in Censorship, I.B Tauris (eds Roisin Kennedy and Rhiann Coulter)

Prunus Laurocerasus’, chapter in Botanical Drift (ed Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll)

'Gender and the Visual Art: an Anthropological and Art Historical View' entry for the International Encyclopedia of Anthropology


'The Screen, The Mouse, The Air and I'
Fucking Good Art publication on Existentialism, 2016
'A Response to the Issues Raised in the Special Edition of Ethnos',
Ethnos Special Edition on Ethics, Routledge, 2015

'Introduction and Reply to Responses to This is Not Art'
Journal of Visual Art Practice, Routledge, 2014

‘The Field: an experiment in Levinasian ethics’,
Living Beings
, Bloomsbury, 2013

‘Art in Museums: an artist’s response— Tall Stories: Cannibal Forks (2010) at the
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge’
 Journal of  Museum Ethnography, No25, Oxford, 2012

‘Deschooling Society’
Journal of Visual Culture, Vol 11 No1, Sage, 2012

‘Art, Activism, Recuperation’
Art, Activism & Recuperation, Concept Store series 3, Spring, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, 2010

‘Evaluating the Other : assessing and appreciating practices outside our experience’
In Theory? Encounters with theory in practice-based PhD research in art and design,
De Montfort University, Loughborough University, Loughborough, 2007

‘Actions Speak Louder than Words: an Inter-Gallery Education Course’
engage:the international journal of visual art and gallery education, Vol 19, 2006

Working within and against Tate Modernism’
Third Text, No 57 Winter, 2001/2


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2013 participant in artwork by Manuel Saiz, ‘One True Art’, Reina Sofia, Madrid. Available on vimeo

‘The Artist and the Museum: a clash of disciplinary cultures?’ CRASSH, University of Cambridge, UK
2012 ‘Reflections on a Changing Political Paradigm: from the Conceptual Art of the New Left to the Conceptualism of Neoliberalism’, Association of Art Historians annual conference, Milton Keynes, UK

‘Tall Stories: Cannibal Forks’, European Association of Social Anthropologists biennial conference, Nanterre Paris, France
2011 ‘Ethics of Encounter’ workshop, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

‘What we know about objects but fail to communicate’,
Museum Ethnographer’s Group conference, Oxford

‘The Field: an experiment in biopower near Stansted airport, Essex’,
Association of Social Anthropologists conference, Lampeter, Wales
2010 participant in artwork by no-where, ‘Recessional Aesthetics’,  James Taylor Gallery, London

‘Praxis not efficacy’, Aesthetics in a time of emergency conference, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK

‘Activism: stretching the definition of art’, Association of Art Historians annual conference, Glasgow, Scotland
2009 ‘Art, Activism, Recuperation’ conference, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK

‘On markets and art’, Sold Out conference, Tate Modern, London
2007 ‘curio’, International conference on Migration and Terrorism, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

‘Evaluating the Other : assessing and appreciating practices outside our experience’,
In-theory conference, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

‘Art as democratic action’, Fine Art Frameworks conference, Kingston University, Kingston, UK
2006 Modernism is dead, Long live modernism: Tate Modern case study’ AAANZ
conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
2004 ‘Manufacturing Dissent’, Contemporary Ideology Forum, Oxford Brookes University, UK

‘me-you-them: an online diary of racism’ for ‘Incubation3’ conference, an
international event for writers working on the web, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK


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