Tessa assembles words for publications like journals, books and exhibition catalogues. She can also translate (French/German to English), edit or proofread yours. // [Member of AICA International Association of Art Critics & NAVA]
Book chapters / essays

‘The T. Rudzinskaitė Memorial Amateur Lichenologists Society Goes Platinum: 70 Years Of Lichen Love’, co-authored with Sumugan Sivanesan, In Litmus #5, the lichen issue 2021.
‘Gardening Essentials / in Uncertain Arrangements with Ghosts, Among Others’ in Judith Wielander & Gilly Karjevsky (eds.) Parckdesign 2016: Jardin Essentiel, Parckdesign, Brussels, 2021.
‘Society Bulletin, Summer 2086’, co-authored with Sumugan Sivanesan, in V. Michelkevicius (ed) Nida Art Colony Log No. 9: On Lines & Rituals, Nida Art Colony, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Neringa, 2019.
Creole Gardens: Growing Otherwise‘, in Hans Ulrich Obrist and Asad Raza (eds.) Mondialité Or the Archipelagos of Édouard Glissant, Brussels, Skira/Boghossian Foundation Villa Empain, 2017.
‘Making Time: Food Preservation and Ontological Design’, co-authored with Abby Mellick Lopes, in Oliver Vodeb (ed.), Food Democracy: Critical Lessons in Food, Communication/Design, Art and Theoretical Practice, Chicago, Intellect Books, 2017.
‘Land-escapes: A propos of time, the city and its other’, co-authored with Karl Khoe, in Zanny Begg & Lee Stickells (eds.) The Right to the City, Sydney, Tin Sheds, 2011.
‘If I’m not mistaken, it is ‘Soybean cake’ / Kalau saya tidak salah, itu ‘soybean cake’’ in Alexandra Crosby et al (eds.) Gang re:Publik Indonesia-Australia Creative Adventures, Sydney, Gang Festival, 2008.
Journal articles / reviews

Feminist Infrastructure for Better Weathering’, co-authored with Jennifer Hamilton & Astrida Neimanis, in Australian Feminist Studies, 12 Oct 2021.
‘Valentina Karga: Energies in Common’, in Lerchenfeld 45, 2018.
‘The disappearance of the Sea and its Fantasmatic Recovery in Berlin, of all places!’, in un Extended, http://unprojects.org.au/un-extended/dear-un/transmediale 26/2/18.
‘documenta 14: Art of the (im)possible’, in Broadsheet Journal 46.2, 2017.
‘documenta 14: Art, Athens, Austerity…’
, in Runway Conversations, 2017.
‘Collective Objects of Anxiety: Things Encountered and Enacted in Paris, Autumn 2015’, in un Magazine 10.1: ‘Co-Workers’, 2016.
‘Market for Immaterial Value: Unmaking debt and other fictions’
in Runway, Issue 30: ‘Ecologies’, 2016.
‘Plan Bienen: Sharing (in) the more-than-human city’, co-authored with Sumugan Sivanesan, A Peer Reviewed Journal About_Excessive Research, Vol. 5, Issue 1. DARC (Digital Aesthetics Research Centre), Aarhus University, Denmark, 2016.
(& shorter version in Excessive Research: A Peer-Reviewed Newspaper, Vol. 5, Issue 1. DARC (Digital Aesthetics Research Centre), Aarhus University, Denmark in collaboration with transmediale (Berlin), Liverpool John Moores University & Liverpool Biennial, 2016.
‘Disappearing Bees’, co-authored with Sumugan Sivanesan, in un Magazine, Issue 9.1, June 2015.
‘Autonomy/Autarky or ‘Are you sure that’s normal?” , co-authored with Sumugan Sivanesan, in Runway, Issue 23: ‘Prototype’, 2013.
‘Eating with intent’, dasplatforms, http://www.dasplatforms.com/das_five_cent/eating-with-intent 22/12/11.
Michael Stevenson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2011). / Highly Commended entry for the 2011 Frieze Writers’ Prize.
‘Translations and Myth-conceptions’, avoiding myth and message: Australian artists and the literary world, curated by Glenn Barkley, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney / in Artworker Special Edition: Writing for Art, August 2009.
‘Field Work as Sustainment: The Futur(ing) of Art Practice’ Lisa Kelly & Dennis Tan, 2. Field Work, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney / in Runway, Issue 14: ‘Futures’, 2009.
‘Under Construction: Approaching Sean Rafferty’s Ghost Mountain MOP Projects, Sydney / in Locksmith Project, Issue 1, 2009.
‘Interventions in Things as Ethics’ in NAVA Quarterly, Issue 2, 2009.
Cao Fei ‘Utopia’, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2009).  / Highly Commended entry for the 2009 Frieze Writers’ Prize.
Lisa Kelly & Dennis Tan ‘1. The Lively Plane’, Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney (2008). / published online here
‘Collected Fictions: Notes on Notes on the Art and Manner of (Dis)arranging One’s Books in Runway, Issue 12: ‘Make-believe’, 2008.
‘Absence : ecneserP’, Hiromi Tango, Absence, Platform, Melbourne / in un Magazine 2.2, November 2008.

Catalogue essays

‘Remembering ahead (Or How I Never Learnt to Play Bridge)’, catalogue essay for Rules of Play curated by Kathryn Gray, Tin Sheds, Sydney, 2011.
‘Package Tour: An account of the topographical features and earthly delights of Arcadia’, catalogue essay for Sean Rafferty’s Journey to Arcadia, nsw, No Frills, Brisbane, 2010.


Weathering Station: The Weathering Map of Microclimates & Approximate Watery Bodies co-authored interactive map and texts with Astrida Neimanis, Jennifer Hamilton, Kate Wright & Rebecca Giggs, in Legend, Chart Collective, Edition 3, 2017.
‘Futuring Sydney Otherwise’, co-authored with Karl Khoe, in Jill Bennett & Felicity Fenner (eds.) HotHouse Report to The City, Sydney, National Institute for Experimental Art, UNSW, 2010.