Guilbert, Charles “Profils – Deanna Bowen.” Vie Des Arts, January 13, 2021.

Gallagher-Ross, Jacob “Twilight of the Idols.” Yale Theatre Review, November 1, 2020.

Larios, Pablo “Why the Real 11th Biennale Happens Outside the Institution.” Frieze Magazine, September 25, 2020.

Deanna Bowen and Maya Wilson-Sanchez, “A Centenary of Influence.” Canadian Art, April 20, 2020.

Maya Wilson-Sanchez “Blackface, Brownface and Redface in the Arts: A Bibliography.” Canadian Art, October 9, 2019.

Butet-Roch, Laurence “Reckoning with Canada’s History of Whitewashing.” Aperture, June 8, 2019

Mahmoud, Jasmine Jamillah “To Salvage an Archive.” Canadian Art Online, June 6, 2019

Lakewood, Vanessa. “I continue to shape: Maria Thereza Alves, Deanna Bowen, Cathy Busby, Justine A. Chambers, Nicholas Galanin, Ame Henderson, Maria Hupfield, Jessica Karuhanga, Lisa Myers, Michalene Thomas, Joseph Tisiga, Charlene Vickers.” C Magazine, Spring 2019, Issue #141

Habib, Ayesha. “A Harlem Nocturne.” NUVO Magazine, April 19, 2019

Laurence, Robin. “At the Capture Photography Festival, Artist Deanna Bowen Resurrects Vancouver’s Historic Black Community with A Harlem Nocturne.” The Georgia Straight, April 3, 2019

Garel, Connor. “Why Have There Been No Great Black Canadian Women Artists?” Canadian Art Online, January 10, 2019

Gazzola, Bart. “Contested Narratives / Absence Omission Redaction.” The Sound, 12 July 2018.

Duplan, Anaïs. “Communication after Refusal: The Turn to Love and Polyvocality.” MICE Magazine, June 2018

“Cicely Nicholson and Deanna Bowen in Conversation.” The Capilano Review, Spring 2018/3.32.

Nixon, Lindsay. “Art in 2017: A View from Turtle Island.” Canadian Art Online, December 28, 2017.

Hill, Valerie. “Artist uses family conflict and an unknown element of history as inspiration for her work.” Waterloo Region Record, October 22, 2017.

Boisvert, Nick. “AGO hosts Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’ to boost profiles of Black Canadian artists.” CBC News Toronto, Broadcast January 11, 2017.

CBC Here and Now. “AGO hosts Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’ to boost profiles of Black Canadian artists.” CBC Radio, Broadcast January 11, 2017.

Lee, Yaniya. “Black Canadian artists get the spotlight at the AGO’s Wikipedia Wednesday event.” NOW Magazine, January 12-18, 2017. Issue 1822 Vol. 36 No.18

Lee, Yaniya. “How Canada Forgot Its Black Artists.” The FADER, August 31, 2016

Gerges, Merray. “Notes Towards an In(con)clusive Identity Politics.” Canadian Art Online, August 17, 2016

Morgan-Feir, Caoimhe. “Art in 2016: A Year of Failing to Understand Others.” Canadian Art Online, December 19, 2016

Goldstein, Brenda. “Mirror of History: Deanna Bowen in conversation with ArtFile Magazine’s Brenda Goldstein,” ArtFile Magazine, July 20, 2016

McNamara, Rea. “Breaking Into Broken Systems: On Being Marginalized, and the “Politics of Refusal,” ArtFCity, May 31, 2016

Hunter, Benjamin. “Enter the Void: How to Graduate from Art School.” Canadian Art Online, May 26, 2016

Clarke, Michele Pearson. “Difficult Histories: An Interview with Deanna Bowen,” No More Potlucks, May 1, 2016

Sutton, Kate. “DIARY: Curricula Vitae,” Artforum,, Aug. 20, 2015

Alexander, Andrew and Cash, Stephanie. “Flux Night 2013: A dialogue and assessment by ArtsATL’s Andrew Alexander and Stephanie Cash,, October 10, 2013

Brophy, Sarah and Hladki, Janice eds. Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Reckitt, Helena. “Because the Night: Curating One-Off Nocturnal Events,” Art Papers May/June 2013 Issue.

Cash, Stephanie. “Preview: New guest curator Helena Reckitt to give 2013 Flux Night an international spin.”, April 10, 2013

Case, Andria. “Invisible Empires,” CTV Local News, CTV Broadcasting Corporation. Broadcast in Central and Atlantic Canada, February 17 & 18, 2013

Dupuis, Chris. “Invisible Empires,” XTRA Magazine, Toronto Edition. Vol.738, February 16, 2013

Hansen, Mike. “Invisible Empires,”, recorded January 29, 2013, Toronto, ON. Airs February 7, 2013.

Hudes, Sammy. “York KKK exhibition shows Canada’s history of anti-black sentiment,” The Charlatan, Carleton University. February 06, 2013

Stylianou, Savoula. “A Shocking Success: Controversial exhibit arouses discussion on campus,” The Journal, Queens University. February 4, 2013

Sundardas, Melissa. “Ku Klux Klan banners hang at York University,” Maclean’ On Campus, Maclean’s Magazine. January 25, 2013

Globe and Mail, “Week in Preview: Our Critics’ Picks for your Next Seven Days in Culture, “ Globe and Mail, Section R3, January 19, 2013

Toronto Life, “The Weekender: To Do List,” Toronto Life Magazine. January 16, 2013

Galloway, Matt. “Deanna Bowen – Invisible Empires at AGYU,” CBC Metro Morning. CBC Broadcasting. January 16, 2013

Armstrong, Leslie. “A Painful History,” Excalibur Publications, York University. January 10, 2013

Baird, Daniel. “Three Metro Toronto unsung art galleries that deserve a hallelujah chorus,” The Toronto Star, January 10, 2013

Balzer, David. “This Week: Wild New Territories, Deanna Bowen & More,” Canadian Art Online, January 10, 2013

Vaughan, R.M. “The past speaks; we still shudder,” Globe and Mail, April 21, 2012

Krishtalka, Sholem. “The Polite Voice of Hatred,” Toronto Standard, April 16, 2012

Balzer, David. “Images Festival 2012 – Celebrating 25 Years of Moving Artworks,” Canadian Art Online, April 12, 2012

Schechter, Fran. “Racism’s Traces – Deanna Bowen Goes Back in Time,” NOW Magazine, April 12-18, 2012, Vol. 31 No. 33

De Ocampo, Pablo. “Agenda: Toronto,” Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 2012

Westra, Monique. “Gospel Truth…” Galleries West Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 37-39

Westra, Monique. “Deanna Bowen – Stories to Pass On”, February 25, April 15, 2012, Esplanade Gallery, Medicine Hat. Galleries West Magazine Online

McLeod, Scott. Exhibit P: Photography and Media Arts from the Prairies. Prefix Photo Vol. 24, Prefix Institute of  Contemporary Art, November 2011

Cole, Susan G., “Black History Q&A.” NOW Magazine, February 3-10, 2011, Vol. 30 No. 23; February 11-18, 2011, Vol. 30 No. 24; February 19-26, 2011, Vol. 30 No. 25

Schechter, Fran. “Protest project. YorkU Delivers Potent Politics.” NOW Magazine, February 3-10, 2011, Vol. 30 No. 23

Ware, Syrus. Radio Interview on CIUT.FM’s Resistance on the Sound Dial. January 22, 2011

Koko + Johnson. “What did the postman bring today?” Koko + Johnson Akimblog, January 18, 2011

Vaughan, R.M. “Too Toronto-centric? I have no problem with that,” Globe and Mail, December 31, 2010

Wedley, Brendan. “City art gallery offers new exhibits,” Peterborough Examiner, November 13, 2010

Schechter, Fran. “Alberta Bound,” NOW Magazine, March 25-31, 2010

Carr-Harris, Ian. “Deanna Bowen’s Shadow History,” Stories to pass on…, Thames Gallery, June 2009

Canadian Art Foundation, “Canadian Art School Hop: A Stimulating Experience for Students” Canadian Art Foundation, April 15, 2009

Dick, Terence. “Images Festival Off Screen Video Installations at 401 Richmond” Toronto Akimblog, April 9, 2009

NOW Magazine, “Must-see shows.” – NOW Magazine, April 8-15, 2009, Vol. 28 No. 32

Krishtalka, Sholem. “Lost in a vast landscape: Three hundred & sixty degrees of metaphor,” Xtra Magazine, April 08, 2009

Goddard, Peter. “Video artist shows an alternate history of Canada,” Toronto Star, March 26, 2009

Goddard, Peter. “Critics Choice,” Toronto Star, March 19, 2009

Landry, Mike. “Shadow on the Prairie,” Things of Desire, Canada’s alt-artblogzine #27, March 22, 2009

Campbell, Mark V. “Paradigmatic Poetics of Reading: The Case of Afrodiasporic Cultures in Canada,” Fuse Magazine, Vol. 31, Number 3, July 2008

Augustine, Karen. “Deanna Bowen’s Art Imitates Life,” Possession: All That is Sacred in Contemporary Art , 2009

Reckitt, Helena. Masters of Visual Studies Catalogue Essay, Toronto, University of Toronto, 2008

Yip, Courtney. “Calling All Fears,” The Campus Newspaper, January 2008

Vanasse, Zachary-Cy. “Butterflies, extra-terrestrials, snowmen,” The Record Talk, January 4-10, 2008

Fatona, Andrea. ed., Reading the Image: Poetics of the Black Diaspora, Chatham: Thames Gallery, September 2006

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Waugh, Prof. Thomas. The Romance of Transgression in Canada: Sexualities, Moving Images, Nations, Montreal: McGill. Queens University Press, 2006

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Smith, Christopher. “Movement by DJ’s”, Fuse Magazine, Volume 24, Number 2, Fall 2001

Mondadori, Oscar. Diari, Bologna: Link Project, Netmage Piccola Enciclopedia Dell’Immaginario Tecnologico Media, Arte, Communcazione, 2000

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Hirshman, Thomas. “The Art of Initials, The Horror of Violence – at Artist Run Studios”, National Post, April 22, 2000

Davidson, Sean. “The Screening Room” – Editorial Profile, Images Festival of Independent Film and Video,, April 6, 2000

Goddard, Peter. “Sadomasochism isn’t quite what you’d expect”, Toronto Star, March 31, 2000

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