Feature Articles

Anderson, Jack. "Show Mines the Wondrous and the Speculative". The Leader-Post. 1997.

Angerer, Marie-Luise. "alt.feminism/". Springer. (June 1995): 32-41.

Baert, Renée. "Subjects on the Threshold: Problems with Pronouns". Parachute. 69 (Jan/Feb/March 1993): 14-21.

Beale, Nancy. "Virtual Reality Artist Works Hand-In-Glove with Technology". The Ottawa Citizen. June 14, 1993: F-1.

Burgess, Marilyn. "Support for New Media Artists in Canada: What Place for Artists?" SiteStreet. (Fall 2002).

Davis, K.D. "Spatial Deception: Art and Gender on the Net". World Art. 2 (1995): 10-15.

Deirdre, Hanna. “Power Plant Gets a Charge”. Now Magazine. Toronto, January 22-28 1998. 69.

Duncan, Ann. "Technology for Art's Sake." The Montreal Gazette. September 23, 1995.

Dyson, Frances. "Charged Havens". World Art. 3 (1996): 42-47.

Falk, Lorne. "The Affective Interface". thREADs: a gatherine of threads. 9 (Spring 1999).

Guertin, Carolyn. "Gesturing Toward the Visual: Virtual Reality, Hypertext and Embodied Feminist Criticism". Surfaces. VIII (1999).

Halkes, Petra. "Plugged In". Canadian Art. 8.4 (Spring 2001): 96.

Hayles, N.K. "Embodied Virtuality: or How to Put Bodies Back in the Picture". Immersed in Technology: Art and Virutal Environments. Ed. Mary A. Moser. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996. 1-28.

Hayles, N.K. "Embodied Virtuality: or How to Put Bodies Back in the Picture". Art and Feminism. Ed.

Helena Reckitt, and Peggy Phelan. London: Phaidon, 2001. 277-278.

Huhtamo, Erkki. "Excavation Area: A Virtual Gallery of Archeological Art". InterCommunication. 14 (Autumn 1995): 147.

Lougheed, Tim. “Art and Technology That Gets Under Your Skin”. Tabaret. 50.2 (Winter 2001): 16-19.

Reckitt, Helena and Peggy Phelan (eds)."Catherine Richards: The Virtual Body". Art and Feminism. London: Phaidon, 2001. 171.

Sawchuck, Kim. "Catherine Richards". Parachute. 89 (Jan/Feb/March 1998): 49-50.

Sawchuck, Kim. "Charged Heart: The Electronic Art of Catherine Richards". Horizon Zero. 6 (January 2003),


Ars Electronica. Landesgalerie Museum of Contemporary Art. Linz, Austria: 1994.

Arte Virtual. Metro Opera. Madrid, Spain: 1994. >

Aurora. InterAccess Gallery. Harbourfront. Toronto, ON: 1998.

Catherine Richards. Excitable Tissues. Ottawa Art Gallery. Ottawa, ON. 2003.

Engaging the Virtual. Dalhousie Art Gallery. Halifax, NS: 2000.

Space, Time, and Realities. A Space Gallery. Toronto, ON: 1997.

Tekno Viscera. Institute of Modern Art. Fortitude Valley, Australia: 1993.

The Body Obsolete (1994). SAW: Gallery. Ottawa, ON. (forthcoming).

2004 Biennale of Sydney : On Reason and Emotion. Biennale of Sydney 2004. Sydney, Australia. 2004.


Books Edited (Symposia)

Richards, Catherine, and Kim Sawchuck., eds. The Cottage Papers. Ottawa: SAW Gallery, forthcoming.

Richards, Catherine, and Nell Tenhaaf., eds. Virtual Seminar on the BIOAPPARATUS. Banff, AB: Banff Centre for the Arts, 1991.

Chapters in Books

Richards, Catherine. “Tactical Zones: Collapse of the Visual”. Cartographies: The General Assembly on New Media Art / Cartographies: Les États généraux des nouveaux medias. Montreal: Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts / L'Inter-Société desarts électroniques, 2000.

Richards, Catherine. "Fungal Intimacy: The Cyborg Trope in Feminism and Media Art". Clicking In: Hot Links to a Digital Culture. Ed. Lynn H. Leeson. San Francisco, CA: Bay Press, 1996. 258-263.

Richards, Catherine. "It's DéjàVu All Over Again: Virtual Reality". Canadatext(e). New York: Semiotext(e), 1994. 264-267.

Richards, Catherine, and Nell Tenhaaf. "The BIOAPPARATUS Residency and Virtual Seminar". Virtual Realities: Anthology of Industry and Culture. Ed. Carl E. Loeffler. Tokyo: Gijutsu Hyoron Sha, 1993. 235-328.

Catalogue Essays, Journal and Magazine Articles

Richards, Catherine. "Body Boundaries". Ylem 19.2 (Jan/Feb 1999).

Richards, Catherine. “Computer Culture". Agenda 5.1 (Spring 1982): 17-21.

Richards, Catherine. "El Cuerpo Virtual". Arte Virtual. Madrid: Electa, 1994. <>

Richards, Catherine. “Mapping a Sensibility: Computer Imaging”. SIGGRAPH’ 83: Exhibition of Computer Art. SIGGRAPH - Special Interest Group for Computer Graphics and Animation, Chicago, IL, 1983. 21.

Richards, Catherine. "Virtual Bodies". Public 11: Throughput. Toronto: Public Access, 1995. 34-39.

Richards, Catherine.“Virtual Bodies: What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me”. Angles of Incidence : Video reflections of multimedia artworks. Proc. of the Multimedia Communications '93 Conference, International Council for Computer Communication, Banff, April 1993. Banff, AB: Media Arts Program - Banff Centre for the Arts, 1993. 15-22. Republished in French: Proc. of the Deuxième Rencontres International Art Cinéma/Art Vidéo/Art Ordinateur, Vidéothèque de Paris, March 1994. Republished in Dutch: Proc. of The Eldorado Art Series, Antwerp, 1994.

Richards, Catherine. “Virtual Reality: The Rebirth of Pure Art?" Women's Art 41 (July/August 1991): 4-6.

Richards, Catherine. “Virtual Worlds, Digital Images”. American Film Institute Video Festival. Los Angeles, CA: American Film Institute, 1987. 66-67.

Richards, Catherine. "VR". Public 19/20: Lexicon 20th Century A.D. Toronto: Public Access, 2000. 101-102.

Conference Papers and Panel

“Trouble in the Global Village”. Panel. The McLuhan Symposium. Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON, 2000.

“Tactical Zones / Zones Tactique”. Panel. Cartographies: Toward a Definition of New Media Art. Cartographies: Vers une définitons des nouveaux médias conference. ISEA - Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts / Inter-société des arts électroniques. Complexe Montré Ex-Centris. al, 1999.

“Charged hearts: The Natural Worlds We Live In”. Paper. “Magnetic North: Forces of Nature in the Visual Arts”. Panel. Visions of the North. Voices of the North conference. Nipissing University. Temagami, ON, 1999.

“The Virtually Itinerant Artist”. Paper. “Exchanging Currency: Artists Cross the Canadian-US Border”. Panel. 86th Annual Conference of the College Art Association (CAA). Toronto, ON, 1998.

“Sublime and Impossible Bodies”. Panel. SIGGRAPH Annual Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. SIGGRAPH - Special Interest Group for Computer Graphics and Animation. Orlando, FL, 1998.

“Ideology of Interactivity: Freedom, Choice and Creativity”. Panel, co-organizer, co-chair presenter. International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA). Montréal, PQ, 1995.

“Plenary Session”. Paper. International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA). Helsinki, Finland.

“Rematerialising Virtual Bodies”. Paper. Cyberconf¹94. Conference. Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB, 1994

“Virtual Reality and Virtual Bodies”. Paper. “The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality”. Panel. IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology. IS&T - The Society for Imaging Science and Technology and SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. San José, CA, 1994.

“Virtual Bodies”. Panel. The Learned Society in Arts and Humanities. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON