UC Irvine Libraries  


the New Yorker
the New Yorker
Series' Bibliographies:
2005 - 2006
2004 - 2005
2003 - 2004
2002 - 2003
2001 - 2002
2000 - 2001
1999 - 2000



The UC Irvine Libraries support the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Series by providing a bibliography of the works of each Fellow. The bibliographies are available in print at the Langson and Science Libraries and at each public event.

2002 - 2003 Series

Keith Piper

UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow
A Selective Bibliography: The UC Irvine Libraries
April 28, 2003

Rina Vecchiola, Research Librarian
The UC Irvine Libraries

Selected Multimedia Installations and Projects

  • A Fictional Tourist in Europe, 2001
  • The Mechanoidís Bloodline, 2001
  • The Exploded City, 1998
  • Four Frontiers, 1998
  • Message Carrier, 1998
  • Robot Bodies, 1998
  • Relocating the Remains, 1997
  • The Fictions of Science, 1996
  • Four Corners, A Contest of Opposites, 1995
  • Reckless Eyeballing, 1995
  • Terrible Spaces, 1994
  • Exotic Signs, 1993
  • Transgressive Acts, 1993
  • Another Step into the Arena, 1992
  • Tagging the Other, 1992
  • Trade Winds, 1992
  • A Ship Called Jesus, 1991
  • Step into the Arena, 1991
  • The Devil Finds Work, 1990
  • Chanting Heads, 1988

Selected Exhibition Catalogues

  • Continental Drift: Europe Approaching the Millennium, 10 Photographic Commissions. Munich; New York: Prestel, 1998.
    Interview with the artist and artistís statement.
  • The Unmapped Body: 3 Black British Artists. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.
    Exhibition of work by Keith Piper, Sutapa Biswas, and Sonia Boyce.
  • Keith Piper: Relocating the Remains. London: Institute of the International Visual Arts, 1997.
    Solo exhibition, with extensive biography, bibliography, and videography. Catalogue accompanied by CD-ROM.
  • New Histories. Boston: The Institute of Contemporary Art, 1996.
    Article by Kobena Mercer, biography, and bibliography.
  • Cocido y Crudo. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 1995.
    Artistís text and images.
  • Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT List Visual Arts Center, 1995.
    Artistís biography and images.
  • Phaophanit & Piper. Bristol, U.K.: Eddie Chambers, 1995.
    Essay "Transcoding the Journey: Keith Piper" by Janice M. Cheddie.
  • Arte, Sociedad, Reflexiůn: Quinta Bienal de La Habana. n.p., 1994.
  • The Exploded City. London: Centre 181 Gallery, 1994.
    Solo exhibition.
  • Trophies of Empire. Liverpool, U.K.: Bluecoat Gallery and Liverpool John Moores University School of Design and Visual Arts, 1994.
    Artistís statement.
  • In the Ring. Staten Island, N.Y.: Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, 1993.
  • Iterations: The New Image. New York: International Center of Photography, 1993.
    Artistís text and images.
  • Sonsbeek 93. Ghent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, 1993.
    Artistís proposal and statement.
  • Step into the Arena: Notes on Black Masculinity and the Contest of Territory. Rochdale, U.K.: Rochdale Art Gallery, 1992.
    Solo exhibition.
  • A Ship Called Jesus. Birmingham, U.K.: Ikon Gallery, 1991.
    Solo exhibition.
  • The Other Story: Afro-Asian Artists in Post-War Britain. London: South Bank Centre, 1989.
    Curated by Rasheed Araeen.
  • Art History: Artists Look at Contemporary Britian. London: South Bank Centre, 1987.

Selected Articles, Interviews, and Reviews

  • Piper, Keith. "Notes on the Mechanoidís Bloodline: Looking at Robots, Androids and Cyborgs." Art Journal 60, no. 3 (Fall 2001): 96-8.
  • Cubitt, Sean. "Keith Piper: After Resistance, Beyond Destiny." Third Text, no. 47 (Summer 1999): 77-86.
  • Rich, Sarah K. "Thinking Locally." Afterimage 26, no. 5 (1999): 18.
  • Review of The Unmapped Body: 3 Black British Artists.
  • Piper, Keith. "Keith Piper: the Exploded City." Revue Noire, no. 31 (December 1998-January/February 1999): 14-5.
    Keith Piper discusses his video work.
  • Masterson, Piers. "Keith Piperís Digital Odessey." Art Papers 21, no. 6 (November-December 1997):18-20.
  • "The Artist in the 21st Century." Artists Newsletter, (September 1997): 14-6.
    Keith Piper and other artists and writers address art in the 21st century.
  • Mercer, Kobena. "Maroonage of the Wondering Eye: Keith Piper." Portfolio,no. 23 (June 1996): 54-5.
  • Smith, Caroline. "The Sample Art of Keith Piper." Creative Camera, no. 335 (August-September 1995): 30-3.
  • Hylton, Richard. "Phaophanit and Piper." Third Text, no. 31 (Summer 1995): 95-7.
    Exhibition review.
  • Piper, Keith. "Separate Spaces: A Personal Perspective on Black Art and the New Technologies." Variant, no. 14 (Summer 1993): 9-11.
  • Piper, Keith. "Step into the Arena: Black Art and Questions of Gender." Art & Design, 8, no. 7-8 (July-August 1993): 72-83.
  • Cubitt, Sean. "Going Native: Columbus, Liverpool, Identity and Memory." Third Text, no. 21 (Winter 1992-1993): 107-20.
    Discusses Trophies of Empire projects.
  • "Island Stories: Ameena Meer Talks to Keith Piper." Frieze, no. 6 (September-October 1992): 42-5.
  • Mercer, Kobena. "Engendered Species." Artforum 30, no. 10 (Summer 1992): 74-7.
    Discussion of the work of Keith Piper and Danny Tisdale.
  • Piper, Keith. "Un Bateau Nomme Jesus." Revue Noire, no. 2 (September 1991): 22-4.
    Artistís statement.
  • Gilroy, Paul. "Chanting Heads." AND Journal of Art and Art Education, no. 21 (1990): 37-43.
  • "Keith Piper: Body and Text." Third Text, no. 2 (Winter 1987/88): 53-61.
    A series of photo-collage works.

Selected Books

  • Unpacking Europe: Towards a Critical Reading. Rotterdam: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Nai Publishers, 2001.
    Essay and artwork by Keith Piper.
  • Powell, Richard J. Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century. London: Thames and Hudson, 1997.
  • Boxer: An Anthology of Writings on Boxing and Visual Culture. London: Institute of International Visual Arts, 1996.
    Essay and artwork by Keith Piper.
  • Keen, Melanie. Recordings: A Select Bibliography of Contemporary African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian British Art. London: Institute of
    International Visual Arts and Chelsea College of Art and Design, 1996.
  • Lucie-Smith, Edward. Race, Sex, and Gender in Contemporary Art. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1994.
  • Wombell, Paul. Photovideo: Photography in the Age of the Computer. London: Rivers Oram Press, 1991.
    Essay "Fortress Europe: Tagging the Other" and artwork by Keith Piper.
  • Kwesi, Owusu, ed. Storms of the Heart: An Anthology of Black Arts & Culture. London: Camden Press, 1988.
    Text and artwork by Keith Piper and Donald Rodney.

Selected Web Links


Back to Fellows Top of Page