poem | image | self (after Adrian Piper and Lucy Lippard’s _Catalysis_ )

poem | image | self is a continuation of my research creation project exploring ambiguities related to specific works by conceptual artist Adrian Piper and my evolving relationships to these works. This chapbook was published by Ottawa’s above/ground press in part for my participation in the TEXT/SOUND/PERFORMANCE: Making in Canadian Space conference at University College […]

Review in Prefix Photo Magazine

I published a review of Leah Modigliani‘s Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism (U Manchester Press, 2018) in issue 40 of Prefix Photo. The text is part of Manchester’s Rethinking Art’s Histories series, edited by Marsha Meskimmon and Amelia Jones (!!!), which “aims to open out art history from its most basic […]

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020-2022

I have been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship to be held at York University’s Sensorium Centre for Arts and Digital Technology and the Department of Visual Arts and Art History, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design with supervisor Dr. Sarah Parsons. Because of COVID-19, I will be deferring […]

New peer-reviewed article published in English Studies in Canada journal

A recent article I wrote, “Lisa Robertson’s Archive, Singular and Collective,” has been published in a special issue on “Pedagogies of the Archive” (Vol. 44, No. 2 (June 2018), pp. 75-100) of the journal English Studies in Canada edited by Dr. Jason Wiens. The article explores genealogical strands of the conceptual art movement as they […]

December 3 Reading at Knife Fork Book, Toronto

On December 3, 2018, Julia read with poets Caroline Szpak and Ryan Fitzpatrick. All three read from new and recent projects; the reading was held in support of the launch of Julia’s chapbook, Everything will be taken away (above/ground press, 2018). With gratitude to Jeff Kirby for the kind invitation to share our work, and […]

Nikki Sheppy reviews Julia Polyck-O’Neill’s Femme (2016) in Arc Poetry Magazine #83

Calgary poet-critic Nikki Sheppy reviewed my chapbook, Femme (above ground press, 2016), in the newest issue of Arc Poetry Magazine. Although the journal is not available online, above/ground editor rob mclennan was kind enough to share this excerpt of the review on the press’s blog: In this collection, the room is a feminist forum inhabited […]