Selected publications & curated exhibitions
— Review articles for Le Monde Diplomatique: Michael Armitage (LMD July 2021); Among the Trees, Hayward Gallery (LMD October 2020); Steve McQueen (LMD April 2020); Rachel Whiteread (LMD December 2017).
— ‘If you go down to the woods today… Alfredo Jaar’s Sites of Resistance’ in Alfredo Jaar: The Garden of Good and Evil, publication for his exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, September 2019.
— Curator, Alfredo Jaar exhibition at Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna as part of the Festival of International Curators, September 2019.
— Leon Golub POWERPLAY: the Political Portraits. Curator for an exhibition of selected political portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2016.
— Leon Golub: Bite Your Tongue, Serpentine Gallery, 2015.
— Leon Golub 2011. Curated another Golub retrospective for the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid.
— Leon Golub: Echoes of the Real (2000 and 2011). Curator of Leon Golub’s retrospective for the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, in 2000, which then travelled to South London Gallery, the Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, and the Brooklyn Museum, New York. This is the revised and updated 2nd Edition.
— Hans Haacke (eds) Jon Bird, Walter Grasskamp, Molly Nesbit (2004).
— OTHERWORLDS: The Art of Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith (2003). Curated exhibition, Baltic, Gateshead.
— On Installation, special issue of the Oxford Art Journal (2001).
— Re-Writing Conceptual Art (eds) Jon Bird and Michael Newman (1999).
— Nancy Spero (ed), Jon Bird, Jo Anna Isaak, Sylvere Lotringer (1996).
— Rachel Whiteread HOUSE (1995). Chair of Trustees, Artangel, during the period of House’s brief life in east London.
— Curator Michael Sandle exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, 1988.
— Curator of Nancy Spero’s first retrospective exhibition, ICA, London, 1987.
— The BLOCK Reader in Visual Culture (1996), a collection of articles from the journal.
— After the final issue of Block, the editorial group organised three international conferences and books with the theme FUTURES: New Perspectives for cultural analysis: Mapping the Futures: local cultures, global change (1993); Travellers Tales: Narratives of home and displacement (1994) and FutureNatural: Nature, science, culture (1996).
— BLOCK. Founder editor. Block magazine ran from 1979–89, a total of 15 issues.