Steve Reinke

 

Videos

Rib Gets In the Way: Final Thoughts Series Three 53 min., 2014

The Tiny Ventriloquist: Final Thoughts Series Two 61 min., 2012

Final Thoughts, Series One 83 min., 2007

Interim Videos 1996 – 2002

The Hundred Videos 289 min., 1989 — 1996

 

Collaborations

Elijah Burgher

Dani Leventhal

John Marriott

Jessie Mott

James Richards

TurnerPrize*

 

Other Works

Needle Work . 2012.

Some Drawings. Ink on paper, 9 X 12", 2012.

Needle Work . 2011.

Some Drawings. Ink on paper, 9 X 12", 2011.

Needle Work . 2010.

Some Drawings. Ink on paper, 9 X 12", 2009/2010.

Some Drawings. Ink on paper, 9 X 12", 2008.

Horn House . Audio, 2007.

The American Military Casualties of the Second Gulf War for Whom Photographs Were Available as of November 6, 2006 Arranged by Attractiveness. Four archival inkjet prints, 2007.

Untitled. Felt, found fabric, 2007.

Empathy. Felt, 2007.

History. Felt, 2007.

No Means / All Ends . Archival inkjet print, 2007.

sodomy. Three drawings, 2006.

Family (Mother & Child / Ancestor) . Archival inkjet prints, 2006.

Calling Card (After Piper), Performance kit, multiple, 2005

Guernica, Drawing and found photograph on paper, 2005

Elaborated Frames, Three drawings with found photographs, 2005

Bambi, Text on found pastel drawing, 2005

Garden, Drawing, pigemented gel medium on vellum, 2005

Project for Sound Canopy, Audio installation, 2004

Flask, Engraved pewter flask, multiple, 2004

The Flawed and the Fallen, Found Polaroids with metallic leaf, 2004

Painter, Single channel video installation, vertical orienation, 2004

Duck, Drawings, pigemented gel medium on vellum, 2004

Finnegan's Wake, Audio book, work in progress/abandoned, 2003

Anal Masturbation and Object Loss, Bookwork and print, 2002

Duchamp Wipe, Audio installation / bookwork, 2000

Living in Los Angeles, Three slides for projection in a movie theatre, Curated by Karen Atkinson, Los Angeles, 1999

Untitled, Set of seven laser prints, edition of 33, 1998

Dear Felix, Handwritten text on Gonzales-Torres paper, 1998

Incidents of Travel, Bookwork, 1998

Treehouse, Installation, Power Plant, 1998

Collaborative Drawings, with Jay Wilson, 1998

Collaborative Paintings, with Jay Wilson, 1998

My new boyfriend, Billboard, 1997

The Year in Dreams, Chapbook, Sugar Press, 1997

Mr. Green, Intercative CD-ROM, 1996

Dermaboy, Photograph, 1996

 

Books

The Shimmering Beast, Coach House Books / Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago / WhiteWalls Inc, 2011.

Blast Counterblast, co-editor Anthony Elms, Mercer Union / WhiteWalls Inc, 2011.

The Sharpest Point: Animation at the End of Cinema, co-editor Chris Gehman, YYZ Books, 2005.

Everybody Loves Nothing: Video 1997 — 2004, Coach House Press, Toronto, 2004.

Lux: A Decade of Artists' Film and Video, co-editor Tom Taylor, YYZ Books and Pleasure Dome, 2000.

By the Skin of the Tongue: Artist Video Scripts, co-editor Nelson Henricks, YYZ Books, 1997.

 

 

Writings, Lectures, Interviews

James Richards, = =, Issue 2, Matt Keegan, ed., 2012.

Nelson Henricks: Mute Rhythms, Nelson Henricks: Time Will Have Passed. Le Temps Aura Passé, Steve Reinke, ed., Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 2010.

Nelson Henricks: Rhythmes Muets, Nelson Henricks: Time Will Have Passed. Le Temps Aura Passé, Steve Reinke, ed., Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 2010.

On the Beach, Marginal Waters: Doug Ischar, Golden, 2009.

Death and Sudden Death (After Dr. Brouardel), Cabinet, Issue 36, 2009.

Life Without Life (The Camels Are More Human), Life Without Death: The Cinema of Frank Cole, Mike Hoolboom and Tom McSorley, eds. Canadian Film Institute, 2009.

End of Analog, Essay to accompany the exhibition The End of Analog curated by Eric Fleischauer for Roots and Culture, Chicago, 2009.

The Artist That Therefore I Am, Essay to accompany the exhibition John Marriott: Eavesdropping on Objects YYZ, Toronto, 2008.

Steve Reinke: My Rectum is Not a Grave, Practical Dreamers: Conversations with Movie Artists, Coach House, 2008.

Jim Trainor, Catalogue essay, Aurora 2007: Possible Worlds, 2007.

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin: Chicago, Book review , Prefix Photo 15, 2007.

Ryan Fenchel , Block Auditorium, Northwestern MFA Thesis Exhibition Opening, 2007.

Excrements of Time: A Brief Introduction to The World of George Kuchar, with Descriptive Notes to the Work, Video Data Bank , 2006.

Even if the Dead Speak and the Living Listen It is Still Not a Conversation: Sharon Switzer's Falling from Grace, McMaster Museum of Art, 2006.

On The Mendi, Panel presentation, Images, 2006

Hoolboom Interviews Reinke, Part Two, 2006

Against Autobiography: Deirdre Logue's Why Always Instead of Just Sometimes, 2006

The World is a Cartoon: Stray Notes on Animation, The Sharpest Point: Animation at the End of Cinema, Chris Gehman & Steve Reinke, eds., YYZ Books & Ottawa Animation Festival, 2005

Adad Hannah: Cuba Still (Remake)

Reinke Interviewing Kibbins, Grammar & Not-Grammar:Selected Scripts and Essays, Gary Kibbins, Andrew J. Paterson, ed. YYZ Books, 2005

Four Essays on the Occasion of the Robert Lee Retrospective, Images 2005, Festival catalogue, Toronto, 2005

Fennel Plunger Corporation Manifesto

Interview with Marianna Ellenberg, 2005

Adad Hannah: Folk and Still, Gallery TPW, 2005

Statement on Statements, Privately circulated document, 2005

Sad Disco Master: Reinke Talks with Hoolboom, Everybody Loves Nothing: Scripts 1997 — 2004, Coach House Press, 2004

The New Everyday (The Day Before Tomorrow). Curatorial essay, Pleasure Dome, Toronto, 2004

Necessary Polarities, Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel, edited by Jennifer Rudder, YYZ Books and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 2003

America Annihilates Consciousness, Program notes, Smart Project, Amsterdam, 2003

Jeanne Randolph's Why Stoics Box, C Magazine, Fall 2003

Art Blog, Centre of Attention, 2003

Notes on My Emigration, Public 25: Experimentalism, Winter 2002

Preliminary Descriptions, Open Hours: An Exhibition by Germaine Koh, McMaster, Hamilton, 2002

Letter from Chicago, C Magazine, Spring 2002

Finnegan's Wake

Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, YYZ, Toronto, 2002

Kitchener-Berlin: Or How One Becomes Two (Or None), Landscape with Shipwreck: First Person Cinema and the Films of Philip Hoffman, ed.Karyn Sandlos & Mike Hoolboom, Insomniac Press, 2001

Video Scripts, Magnetic North: Canadian Experimental Video, ed. Jenny Lion, Minnesota, 2001

Sharon Switzer's Time Out, Redhead Gallery, Toronto, 2001

July, Text for Miranda July screening, Pleasure Dome, 2001

Seltzer Pants, Curatorial essay, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, 2001

Jeremy Drummond, Text to accompany project for Blueprint catalogue, Pleasure Dome, 2001

Economies of Desire: The Videos of Rodney Werden, Felix, Spring 2000

Gendering the Nation, Fragment of unpublished book review, 2000

Kuchar 2000, Program notes, Pleasure Dome, 2000

The Blind Necrophile, Alphabet City, Volume 8, Spring 2000

Attack (Retreat), Curatorial essay, Argos Gallery, Brussels, 2000

In every box, a weasel., Exhibition essay for Barb Webb at Open Studio, Toronto, 2000

Untitled Monologues, I've Got to Stop Talking to Myself, ed. John Marriott, 2000

The Story of Lucky Strike, Unpublished non-fiction, 1999

Splice This, Essay for the Splice This! Festival catalogue, 1999

Death Drive 2000, Monologue, unpublished, 1999

Michael Damien Buckland Moppett, Catalogue essay, Gallery TPW, Toronto, 1999

Transmissions, Rejected catalogue essay, Free Parking, Toronto, 1998

Georganne Deen, C Magazine, Fall, 1998

Fresh Acconci, Program notes, Pleasure Dome, 1998

Interview, Tour guides of the Centre Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, 1998.

Introduction, Plague Years, Mike Hoolboom, (ed. Steve Reinke) YYZ Books, 1998

Donigan Cumming, Incomplete program notes, Pleasure Dome, 1998

Porter, Superstar, The John Porter Film Activity Book, Pleasure Dome, 1998

MCLUHAN/NECROLOGY, Unrealized curatorial proposal, 1998

Introduction, By the Skin of Their Tongues: Artists' Video Scripts, YYZ Books, 1997

Why I am a Surrealist, By the Skin of Their Tongues, YYZ Books, 1997

David Morrow: Aimless Paintings, C Magazine, Summer 1997

Big Dick Time, Curatorial essay, YYZ, 1997

My Next Project, Steve Reinke: The Hundred Videos, ed. Philip Monk, The Power Plant, 1997

Love Flies Through the Air, Mercer Union, 1996

Essay for Duke-U-Menta II, 23rd Room, Toronto, 1996

The George Kuchar Experience, Exhibition catalogue, YYZ/Pleasure Dome, 1996

Forget hysteria..., Curatorial essay on Laurel Woodcock, YYZ, 1996

Review of Cheryl Sourkes' Genes and Genesis, Mercer Union, 1996

My Task, 10eme Video Art Plastique, Centre d'Art Contemporain Basse-Normandie, 1996

Stephen Andrews, Unpublished review, 1996

Artist Profile: Joanne Bristol, ICON, February 1996

Artist Profile: Jim Anderson, ICON, January 1996

Review of Corpus Loquendi, (exhibition), Fuse, Vol. 18, No. 6, Winter 1995

Review of Mirror Machine, (book), Fuse,  Vol. 18, No. 5, Fall 1995

Catalogue essay, Duke-U-Menta exhibition, 23rd Room, Toronto, 1994

Michael Snow's The Last LP CD: Unique Last Recordings of the Music of Ancient Cultures, Unpublished review, 1994

My Future Plans, Catalogue essay for Moritz Gaede: Stills, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, 1994

Michael Snow's Music/Sound, Fuse, Volume 17, No 5 + 6, 1994

Famous last words: Artworks reveal how the dead threaten to fade from our memory, Xtra!, Jun 24, 1994

M. Butterfly: Cronenburg's latest exploration of homosexuality bears strange fruit, Xtra!, Oct 29, 1993

More than just a big dick: Fond memories of late porn star Al Parker, Xtra!, No. 235, Sept 3, 1993

Some Poems, unpublished

Chaffinch Neurogenesis, Rampike, Vol. 7, No. 3, Spring 1992

Four Prose Poems, Descant, No. 74, Fall 1991

How We Dance, The Malahat Review, No. 90, Spring 1990

Three Angels Contained by Architecture, Rampike, Vol. 6, 1990

Desire in Scorsese's After Hours, cineACTION, Fall 1986

 

 

Bibliography

Shedd, Jeremy Stephen. A Bit of This and a Bit of That: Steve Reinke at Gallery 400. f News Magazine, December, 2010

Gronlund, Melissa. Steve Reinke. Frieze, March, 2009

Rehme, Sandra. Steve Reinke: Lux28. Time Out London, December 11, 2008

Wells, Paul and Hardstaff, Johnny. Art as Politics, Politics as Art, Re-Imagining Animation: The Changing Face of the Moving Image, AVA Publishing, 2008.

Davies, Jon. Book Review: The Sharpest Point. Canadian Journal of Film Studies, March 1, 2008

Pugh, Adam. Intra Terrestrials, Catalogue essay, Aurora 2007: Possible Worlds, 2007.

Davies, Jon. Steve Reinke's ruthless untruths. Xtra!, March 1, 2007

Davies, Jon. Irony Rising: The Body and AIDS in the 1980s . Curatorial Inubator, 2007

Mavrikakis , Nicolas. Corps social: Claire Savoie et Steve Reinke. Voir, Feb 1, 2007

Artfag. Steve Reinke. Online review of Cinemateque Ontario screening, Toronto, 2007.

Jager, David. Reinke Rankles. Now Magazine, Feb. 1, 2007.

Waugh, Thomas. The Romance of Transgression in Canada. McGill-Queens Press, 2006.

Hoolboom, Mike. Steve Reinke: 100 Videos. Unpublished ficto-criticism.

Davies, Jon. Review of Everybody Loves Nothing. University of Toronto Quarterly, Vol. 75, No. 1, Winter 2006

Paterson, Andrew James. There's Too Much Love in the World. POV, Issue 56, Winter 2004/2005

Ellenberg, Marianna. The Acousmatic Landscape of Steve Reinke’s Video Essays: (or aural and bodily fissure in the digital age). MA Fine Art Media Thesis, Goldsmiths, September 2005

McKay, Sally. 6-17-2005. Online review of Regarding the Pain of Susan Sontag, Gallery TPW, Toronto, 2005

Davies, Jon. Eloquent Ambiguity: Sleazy and sweet imaginings. Xtra!, July 7, 2005

Balzer, David. Regarding the Pain of Susan Sontag. Eye Magazine, July 2005

Gibson, Shay. A Very Personal Look: Toronto Video Art from the 70s to the Present, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2005

Davies, Brian Joseph. Everybody Loves Nothing. Geist, Issue 55, Winter 2004

McKay, Sally. 9-23-04. Online review of Everybody Loves Nothing, Book launch, Rivoli, Toronto, 2004

Artfag. Steve Reinke. Online review of Robert Birch exhibition, Toronto, 2004.

Cockburn, Daniel. Steve Reinke's Anthology of American Folk Song. Online review, 2004.

Davies, Jon. Humiliation: Queering a culture in crisis. Xtra!, Sept. 30, 2004

Balzer, David. Eye Candy: Steve Reinke. Eye Magazine, Sept. 2, 2004

Duke, Emily Vey. Emily Vey Duke's Top 10, Coterie, Chicago, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2004.

Willemsen, Paul. Monologues of Disembodiment: Figures of Discourse in Steve Reinke's Video Work. Stuff It: The Video Essay in the Digital Age, ed. Ursula Biemann, Springer, 2003

Gibson, Ross. How Photographs are Stored in the Brain. Remembrance + the Moving Image, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 2003

Harris, Kyle. Through the Pleasure Dome: On Lux: A Decade of Artists' Film and Video. Film and Philosophy, Volume 7, No. 48, 2003

Mark, Lisa Gabrielle. The Peripheries of Stuff: Steve Reinke's Afternoon. Argos Festival, 2002

Mark, Lisa Gabrielle. De dingen en hun periferie: Steve Reinke's Afternoon. Argos Festival, 2002

Cockburn, Daniel. Why I Hate Steve Reinke. Catalogue essay for Why I Like Ugly Boys: Recent Videos by Steve Reinke, Pleasure Dome, 2002

Davies, Nicolas. Jolie laid: The beautiful ugly world of Steve Reinke. Xtra!, Dec 12, 2002

Hodder, Ian. Sex-ploration: Nervy shorts push sexual and gender boundaries. Gay City News, Vol 1, Issue 25, Nov 15-21, 2002

Marks, Laura U. Ten Years of Dreams About Art, Touch: Sensuous Theory and Multisensory Media, Minnesota, 2001

Gingras, Nicole. Body, Voice, Narrative. Magnetic North, ed. Jenny Lion, Minnesota, 2001

Toppings, Michael. Steve Reinke: The Hundred Points. Writing for Electronic Media, Saskatoon, 2001

Sarkin, Hank. Picking up the pieces: Spiritual Animal Kingdom, Chicago Free Press, Chicago, Jan. 11. 2001

Bailey, Cameron. Reinke's final cut, Now Magazine

Marks, Laura U. The Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses, Duke, 2000

Marks, Laura U. Video's Body: Analog and Digital, Nach dem Film, 2000

Various authors. SR, Threadwaxing Space, New York, 2000

Metcalfe, Robin. The Black Box: The Videos of Steve Reinke, Parachute, no. 100, 2000

Butt, Gavin & Jon Cairns, Steve Reinke's Archival Imaginary, Critical Quarterly, Vol. 2, #3, 2000

Jones, Jonathan. Mind Over Matter: Steve Reinke, The Guardian, February 17, 2000

Grayson, Richard. Desperately Seeking Stephen. Peer, 2000

Gaines, Jane M. Lonely Boy and the Verite of Sex, Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Vol 8, No 1

Arning, Bill. Artist of the Month, Honcho, December 1999

Wagner, Frank. Fluchtige Portraits, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst/REALISMUSSTUDIO, 1999

Marks, Laura U. Loving a Disappearing Image, Cinemas, Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2, 1998

Duke, Emily Vey. Some Babies are Just Born Sad, Catalogue essay, Anna Leonowens, Halifax, 1998

Kibbins, Gary. Flaming Creatures: New Tendencies in Canadian Video, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, 1997

Zelinski, Ger. Steve Reinke at Power Plant, Parachute, #88, Fall, 1997

Askevold, David. Steve Reinke: How I Became Subtle, Brochure text for exhibition, Halifax, 1997

Mark, Lisa Gabrielle. Steve Reinke, Poliester, Vol.6, #19, Summer 1997

Jordan, Betty Ann. Reinke's talent shines in video show, Globe and Mail, Thursday February 20, 1997

Monk. Philip. Talk Shows and Case Studies, (Exhibition catalogue), The Power Plant, 1997

Fargier, Jean-Paul. Art video affrontent l'ordre mediatique mondial, Le Monde, Dimanche 1er Decembre 1996

Kibbins, Gary. Tapes That Think, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, 1996

Patten, James. Mighty Morphing Identities, London Life Young Contemporaries 96, LRAHM, 1996

Salzman, Gregory. An Alienated Embrace, C Magazine, #48, Winter 1996

Taubin, Amy. The Boy Boy Girlie Girlie Show, The Village Voice, January 23, 1996

McKay, Sally. Beauty #2 at the Power Plant, Flash Art, December 1995

Goddard, Peter. Outside dream factory are gems to savor in charming quirkiness, Toronto Star, Dec 29/95

Files, Gemma. Man with a serious mission: Steve Reinke hopes to complete 100 videos by the year 2000, Eye, 1995

Monk, Philip.  Beauty #2, (Exhibition Catalogue), The Power Plant, 1995

Hume, Christopher. Ten emerging artists mount landmark show at Power Plant, The Toronto Star

Marks, Laura U. Review of Steve Reinke at YYZ, Artforum, May 1995

Folland, Tom. My So-Called Life, Review of Steve Reinke at YYZ, Fuse, Vol. 18, No. 4, Summer 1995

Goddard, Peter. Videographer Reinke launches 64 new shorts, The Toronto Star, February 9. 1995

Bailey, Cameron. Reinke's mastery grows, Now Magazine, February 9, 1995  

Gay, Michelle. The Autobiographical Imperative, Mercer Union, 1994

Sergejewski, Sasha. Steve Reinke (MFA '93) at Oboro, NSCAD Alumni, 1994

Bailey, Cameron. Reinke Rises, NOW Magazine, January 27, 1994

Demchuk, David. Beguiling images blurred: Steve Reinke takes the tedium out of art video, Xtra!, Jan 21, 94

Bailey, Cameron. Best of 1993 Film, NOW Magazine, December 31, 1993

Cowan, Noah. Inside Out, over the top, and around the bend, Eye, 1993

Bailey, Cameron. Gay fest juggling community interests, NOW Magazine, May 6, 1993

Bailey, Cameron. Signs of a Generational Shift: Best of 1992 Film, NOW Magazine, December 31, 1992

Eamon, Christopher. Steve Reinke explores sex, epic films and video, Xtra!, July 26, 1992

Cowan, Noah. A mix of seldom seen and spanking new, Eye, 1992

Bailey, Cameron. Reinke work conceptually swift and sophisticated, NOW Magazine, July 2, 1992

Sonbert, Warren. Odd Shorts for Queer Boys: Dynamite Program, San Fransisco Bay Reporter, June 1992

 

Occasional Videos

Jesus Sneaker Freak Pride Toronto, funded through Canada Council, curated by Sharon Switzer. Not shown because of copyright issues. 3 1/2 min., 2008

Jesus Sneaker Freak Silent version for TTC subway monitors. 1 min., 2008

Against Education To accompany presentation by Jennifer Montgomery. 1 min., 2007

One Night at Andre's Made for a a bronson's sex program at Oberhausen, 1 min., 2007

Punch & Judy Parthenogenesis Sketch, potentially embarrassing. 8 min., 2006

Ripples Sketch. 7 min., 2008

The Blind Necrophile Collaboration with J.-P. Kelly and Anne Walk. 5 min., 2008

 

Ephemera

Blogger's reaction to Anthology of American Folk Song at Monkey Town

Kind mention in Butt magazine #19

100 most frequently occuring words in Everbody Loves Nothing: Video 1997 — 2005

Invitational Bookwork, YYZ, 1999

Invitation, Collected Portable Works: Videos, Books & Drawings, Argos and Etablissement d'En Face, Brussels, 1998

Exhibition documentation, Roebling Hall, Williamsburg, 1998

Handwritten texts, Larchmont Hotel stationery, c. 1998

Invitation, Big Dick Time, YYZ, 1997

Promotional card, VHS edition of The Hundred Videos, Art Metropole, 1997

Invitation, 18/100: Steve Reinke's The Hundred Videos, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1994/95

Invitation, The Hundred Videos (One to Sixty-Four), YYZ, 1994

Oboro pamphlet, Montreal, 1992/93

Expect Death, Stray image, circa 90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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