Ellen Mara De Wachter

Suburban Odyssey: Revisiting Smithson’s Passaic

Fifty years on, I retrace Robert Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of our time. Suburban Odyssey: Revisiting Robert Smithson’s Passaic … Continue reading


Co-Art: Artists on Creative Collaboration

Available from Phaidon.com Twenty-five leading artist duos and collectives give insight into how and why to work collaboratively Art history is traditionally presented as the individual’s struggle for self-expression, yet … Continue reading


BBC Radio 4 – Four Thought on Co-Art

Radio talk about Co-Art and how collaborative art offers new insights into human relationships and the role of sharing in society. Available to listen on BBC iPlayer or to download … Continue reading


They Are Here

Stand Up And Be Precarious: Meet They Are Here The collaborative practice, led by Helen Walker and Harun Morrison, uses community networks and humour to tackle serious social issues Read my … Continue reading

June 16, 2018


The May 2018 issue of Art Monthly includes my review of Linder: Her GraceLand atChatsworth House, Bakewell and The House of Fame at Nottingham Contemporary.

June 8, 2018

Art Quarterly, Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of Art Quarterly includes my preview of Yuko Mohri at Camden Arts Centre, London and my review of Georgina Adam’s book ‘The Dark Side of the … Continue reading

June 1, 2018

All Day in Marseille

How do you fit 70 exhibitions, 85 partners, 150 artists, and the contents of more than 48 maps and leaflets into 24 hours? Read it here  

May 31, 2018

Forensic Architecture

Interview with Eyal Weizman, founder of Forensic Architecture, for frieze.com Read it here

May 9, 2018

Holly Davey

My essay, ‘Returning Forward’ was commissioned for Holly Davey’s artist’s book, The Conversation, which comes out in April 2018. Holly and I will be launching the book with two public … Continue reading

April 24, 2018

Art Quarterly, Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of Art Quarterly includes my review of the book ‘How Institutions Think’, edited by Paul O’Neill, Lucy Steeds and Mick Wilson; published by MIT Press and … Continue reading

March 29, 2018