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BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Press

Horne, Stephen, "Emanuel Licha: Hotel Machine", Ciel Variable, no. 104, Fall 2016.

Nurbel, Jean-Christophe, "Hotel Machine de Emanuel Licha", Bulles de culture, May 28, 2016

Lerays, Gaell B., "Bilan 38e édition Cinéma du Réel", Fiches du cinéma, May 9, 2016

Dénouette, Adrien, "Des Dimensions du réel, Critikat, Apr. 6, 2016

Perrottet, Angèle et Estelle Zeliszewski, "Retour sur la projection d'Hotel machine d'Emanuel Licha", Effeuillage, Apr. 5, 2016

Moesa, Mohammad, "Hotels on the firing line" (in arabic), Al-Jazeera, apr. 3, 2016

Solla, Gianluca, "Lampedusa: Di che cos'è il nome?", Kaiak. A Philosophical Journey, nr. 2, 2015

Charron, Marie-Ève, “Dans l’antre du journaliste en zone de conflits”, Le Devoir, 29 November 2014.

McLaughlin, Bryne, "Gaze Shaper: Emanuel Licha and The optics of war", Canadian Art, winter 2012-13

Gazzola, BArt, "Deconstructing what we know", BlackFlash Magazine, sept-dec 2012

Sandals, Leah, "Visions of violence", National Post, feb. 2, 2012

Robinson, Lissa, "Emanuel Licha: Striking a Pose", Galleries West, Jan. 31, 2012

McLaughlin, Bryne, "Emanuel Licha: the Fog of War", Canadian Art, Jan. 19, 2012

Ryan, Janice, "One person's misery equals another's Kodak moment", Edmonton Journal, Jan. 12, 2012

Licha, Emanuel, "Mirages: an optical Machine in the Desert", Philosophy of Photography, London, vol. 2, Issue 1, Sept. 2011

Sanders, Willemien, "Report from Rotterdam: Canadian shorts and the simplicity of history", PoV Magazine, no. 82, summer 2011

DiCarlo, Tina, "The Action of seeing", Kaleidoscope, Milan, Fall 2010

Bock, Anja, "Emanuel Licha", Canadian Art, Toronto, Fall 2010

Doré Lemonde, Virginie, "Emanuel Licha: Pourquoi Photogénique?", Magazine Ciel Variable, #86, Montreal, fall 2010

Horne, Stephen, "Dwelling: A Set Up", Magazine Ciel Variable, #85, Montreal, spring 2010

Doyon, Jacques, "Representation of Conflict", Magazine ciel variable, #85, Montreal, spring 2010

Forget, Bettina, "the illusion of war", art+culture, may 2010

Mavrikakis, Nicolas, "Soyons réaliste!", Voir, Montreal, May 13, 2010

Delgado, Jérôme, "Beaux mensonges", Le Devoir, Montreal, May 1, 2010

Hering, Deirdre, "Telling Stories Takes Time", The L Magazine, Feb, 8, 2010

Debatty, Régine, "Emanuel Licha's War Tourist series at LOOP", we-make-money-not-art.com, june 1, 2009

Arning, Bill, "looking back", Frieze, London, no. 120, Jan-feb. 2009

HORNE, Stephen, "The Québec Triennial", Border Crossings, Winnipeg, no. 107, Aug. 2008

REBIERE, Nicolas, "Ville sans vie", Sud Ouest, Villeneuve sur Lot, 23 sept. 2008

GODFREYI, Dominique, "Images piégées", Sud Ouest, Bordeaux, 14 sept. 2008

REBIERE, Nicolas, "Des émeutes plus vraies que nature", Sud Ouest, Villeneuve sur Lot, 6 sept. 2008

lévi, Bernard, "un air de liberté", Vie des arts, Montreal, Summer 2008

MALAGUTI, Raffaella, "Turisti di guerra a Montreal", Alias, supplemento de Il Manifesto, Roma, 30 Agosto 2008

TOUSIGNANT, Isa, "The Quebec Triennial in Review: Provincial Powerhouse", Canadian Art, Toronto, June 2008

CHARRON, Marie-Eve, "Fabriqué au Québec", Le Devoir, Montréal, 7 juin 2008

HOWELL, Steven, Press Republican, Plattsburgh, May 30, 2008

crevier, lyne, "passer du grave à l'aigu", ici, montreal, may 29, 2008

MARTI-JUFRESA, Felip, "War Tourist in Chernobyl", Etc, no.81, Montreal, March-May 2008

PERKINS, Gregg, "Critic's Picks: Elsewhere", Artforum, New York, October 2007

BENNETT, Lennie, "Not a Trip, a Quest", St-Petersburg Times, St-Petersburg, Sept. 18, 2007

Paris-art.com, War Tourist in the Suburbs of Paris, May 2007

NOOTEBOOM, Cees, "All In The Mind", Mezzanine, no. 3, Hoevelaken (NL), Oct. 2006

Semaine, n°102, 31.06.07, Le jour d’après, Frac Franche-Comté, Besançon

MARTI-JUFRESA, Felip, "Scénographie de l'artiste en «squatteur»", Esse, no.57, Montreal, May 2006

"Emanuel Licha: War Tourist Travel Agency", Código, no. 30, México DF, diciembre 05-enero 06

VORKOEPER, Ute, "Der Knoten zwischen Geschichte und Ort", Die Zeit, December 9, 2005
Segno, Milan, May-June 2004

TOUSIGNANT, Isa, Hour, Montreal, May 2004

CREVIER, Lyne, Ici, Montreal, May 2004

GRZONKA, Patricia, "Gegeben sind… Konstruction und Situation", Springerin, Vienna,
Post Empire - Heft 4/03

PERRA, Daniele, "Enactments of the Self", Tema Celeste, Milan, March-April 2003

HOFFMANN, Justin, Kunstforum, Zürich, January-February. 2003

CASAVECCHIA, Barbara, Gulliver, Milan, January-February 2003

TIETJEN, Friedrich, Frankfurter Runschau, Frankfurt, 7 November 2002

WOLF, Bernhard, Die Presse, Vienna, 19 October 2002

SCARDI, Gabi, Flash Art, Milan, no 235, August-September 2002

BOHN, Alexandre, "L'Incurable mémoire des corps", Art Press, no 263, décembre 2000

LEQUEUX, Emmanuelle, "Une bande d'artistes opère l'hôpital à coeur ouvert", Aden,
Le Monde, Paris, 18-24 October 2000

VERDIER, Jean-Emile, "La question de l'intimité…", Montréal etc., Montreal, March 2000

GIQUEL, Pierre, "Christelle Familiari et Emanuel Licha", Ouest France, Nantes,
20 March 2000

LAMARCHE, Bernard, "Liaisons retentissantes", Le Devoir, Montreal, 9 March 2000

SIOUI-DURAND, Guy, Inter Art actuel, Québec, no 74, 1999

 

solo exhibition Catalogues

Now have a look at this machine, texts by Lesley Johnstone, Susan Schuppli, Volker Pantenburg, Emanuel Licha, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 2017

Striking a pose / prendre pose, Texts by Marie-Hélène Leblanc, Tina Di Carlo, Andréanne Roy, Musée régional de rimouski, paved arts, latitude 53. 2014

R for Real, text by Anne Cauquelin, Pollen, Monflanquin, Zebra3, Bordeaux, 2008

Une autre fête au même instant brille dans Paris, text by Anne Cauquelin, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, 2005

in & out, text by Jean-Ernest Joos, galerie B-312, Montreal, 2004

Nothing Less, Nothing More, Just Transformed, text by Gabi Scardi, C/O Careof, Milan, 2004

In & Out, text by Iara Boubnova, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, 2003

 

group exhibition Catalogues

La guerra che verrà non è la prima, MART, Rovereto, 2014

Transient Spaces - The tourist Syndrome, argobooks, Berlin, texts by Marina Sorbello and Antje Weitzel, 2010

The storyteller, independent Curators International, New York, texts by Claire Gilman & Margaret Sundell, Okwui Enwezor, T.J. Demos, 2010

Diabolique, Dunlop art gallery, regina, texts by Amanda Cachia, Dick Averns, Randal Rogers and Sunera Thobani, 2009

Nothing is Lost, Nothing is Created, Everything is Transformed, Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, texts by Mark Lanctot, Josée Bélisle, Paulette Gagnon, Pierre Landry, 2008

Elsewhere, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, texts by Derek Murray and David Norr, 2007

History Started Playing With My Life, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, texts by Galit Eilat and Erzen Shkololli, 2007

Fragmented Book, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, texts by Marjetica Potrc, Anna Daneri, Roberto Pinto, Cesare Pietroiusti, 2006

Vom Verschwinden. Weltverluste und Weltfluchten, HMKV, Dortmund, text by Ute Vorkoeper, ed. Phoenix Halle, Dortmund and Revolver, Frankfurt, 2005

Performative installation, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, texts by Silvia Eiblmayr, Angelika Nollert, 2003

U-Topos, Tirana biennale 2, TExts by Adrian Paci, Edi Muka, 2003

Paradise lost, text by Ambra Stazzone, Rimini, 2002

L'Incurable mémoire des corps, text by Stephen Wright, Paris, 2000

2nd Montreal biennial, texts by Peggy Gale, Orlando Britto Jinorio, montreal, 2000

 

TV / RADIO / online

AICA FRAnce: Catherine Bédard presents the work of Emanuel LIcha (in French)

Radio Canada, Première chaîne, interview with Katerine Verebely, Désautels, may 24, 2010

Radio Canada, Première chaîne, interview with Christiane Charette, May 18, 2010

artv, mange ta ville, "danger", november 2008

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, "Entrevue avec Emanuel Licha", may 2008

Radio Helsinki, Hotel Passage, Interview with Reni Hofmüller, Graz, 22 October 2002

ARTE television, Tracks, France, 9 January. 2000

radio CIBL, Jamais trop d'art, interview, Montreal, 5 November 1996

 

Publications and artist's books

Wilkie, Fiona, Performance, Transport and Mobility: Making Passage, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. pp. 101-106.

Licha, Emanuel, "Training for war: a Politics of spatial fictions", Publication, Archtheo 2011, Theory of Architecture symposium, Istanbul, 23-26 Nov. 2011

Cauquelin, Anne, "Réalité, utopie concrète et qua", chap. 3, À l'angle des mondes possibles, pp. 194-198, PUF, Paris, 2010

dispatx, it's like being in a movie, november 2007

City Sharing, War Tourist in the Suburbs of Paris, June 2007

East Art Map, edited by IRWIN, text by Natasa Petresin, p.332, publ. Afterall, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, 2006

Heim Again: Identity, Ideology & Geography, Bergen National Academy of the Arts (KHiB), 2005

...And Other Stories, with Maja Bajevic, Zürich, 2002

Good bye Sarajevo, See you in Calgary, collective, Ecole nationale des beaux-arts de Lyon, 2001

Le décideur : Dayton, 8500 km, object of design edited by Patricia Welinski, 2000

Lovelcro, artist's book, 1999