press and reviews


Public Studio: The Long Now (book review), Justine Kohleal, in Prefix Photo Issue 39: Patterns of History, Vol. 20, No. 1 , 2019


Gaming the Environment: On the Media Ecology of Public Studio, T.J Demos in Harvard Design Magazine: Into the Woods, No 45 S/S, 2018   


Portfolio: Public Studio (Road Shots), Prefix Photo, 36_Memory Strains, Volume 18 No. 2, 2017                                                                                          Interview with Public Studio by Theo Di Castri for MVT Journal, 2017


Public Studio (Exhibition Review), Teresa Carlesimo for Public 54
Public Studio (Exhibition Review), Clare Samuel for Border Crossings, Issue No. 140, 2016
YFS Political Documentary Festival, The Vandoo, October 2016, online
Sound-Based Art, Ground: Landscape Architect Quarterly, Summer 2016, Issue 34
The Artful City: An Interview with Public Studio,, July 21, 2016
Public Studio, Profile in Canadian Art, June 2016
Public Studio at the AGYU, Terence Dick for, May 26, 2016
Still (the) Barbarians: EVA International 2016, Mark Leahy for, April 22, 2016
Waiting for the Barbarians EVA International / Limerick, Louisa Elderton for Flash Art
‘Still (the) Barbarians’: Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art goes global, David Paw for Wallpaper


Questioning Citizenship at the Venice Biennale: Responses and Interventions, c Magazine Issue 28, 2015
Art and the Condo, Jennifer Febbraro for The National Post, October 3 2015
5 Things We Want to See at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, David Balzer for Canadian Art, October 1 2015
HTUOS/HTRON, Nuit Blanche 2015, David Jager and Fran Schechter for NOW Magazine, September 30 2015
Preserving Borders vs. Preserving People: Death Toll Rises as Refugees Head to Europe Seeking Safety, Democracy Now!, August 31 2015
Il coro dei profughi alla Biennale di Venezia, La Repubblica (Italian), August 14 2015
Three Days of Debating Social Justice at the Venice Biennale, Gretchen Coombs for Hyperallergic, August 26 2015
Review: Public Studio Turns Images into Witnesses at O’Born Contemporary, David Balzer for Canadian Art, July 7 2015
Contact Photo Fest 2015, Fran Shechter for Canadian Art, May 6 2015
5 Shows to see at the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Canadian Art, April 30 2015


Terrence Dick’s Critic’s Picks, Terrence Dick for, December 16 2014
Video exhibit ‘Drone Wedding’ asks tough questions about surveillance, video interview, The Globe and Mail (Produced by Sherrill Sutherland), September 22 2014
Till drones do us part, feature on Drone Wedding at the Ryerson Image Centre, Emma Gamulin for Metro News, September 17, 2014
WorldPride art exhibits showcase celebration, solidarity and loss, Global News, June 2014
Work featured in Art & Power: How Culture Changes: Lord, Barry. Chicago: AAM Press, 2014


Seeing the Unseen: An Interview with Public Studio, Nives Hajdin for c Magazine, December 2013
Must See This Week: September 12 to 18, 2013, Canadian Art, September 2013
Public Studio’s Latest Brings Drone Warfare Back Home, review by Bryne McLaughlin for Canadian Art, October 2013
Announcement of the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Artist Prize, Canadian Art, May 2013
1575 Dundas Street West architectural feature in Dwell Magazine, April 2013


1575 Dundas Street West architectural feature in Design Lines Magazine, Winter 2012
Elle Flanders & Tamira Sawatzky: Road Movie, Press Release, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, July 2012
Which Side Are You On?, article by Steven Leyden Cochrane for Uptown Magazine, July 26, 2012
West Bank Road Atlas, feature by Kate Steinmann in Filip Magazine, Spring 2012


Best of 2011: Top 10 Art ShowsRoad Movie featured in Now Magazine, 2011
Welcoming Design, feature of Bleeker Street architectural project by Gordon Bowness for IN Toronto, 2011
Kitchen Aid feature of Bleeker Street architectural project by Andrew Sardone for NOW Toronto, September 22, 2011
Art That Moves, Leah Sandals for The National Post, 2011
Road Pic Power, Fran Schechter for Now Magazine, 2011
Film As Art And Installation, article by Murray Whyte for The Toronto Star, September 15, 2011
Road Movie: Israel/ Palestine From Both Sides Now, article by R.M. Vaughan for The Globe and Mail, September 9, 2011
At The Galleries: TIFF-Related Shows, article by Leah Sandals for The National Post, September 9, 2011
Israel/Palestine From Both Sides Now, interview with R.M. Vaughan for The Globe and Mail, September 2011
A Photo Fest Takes Over Toronto, article by Carol Strickland for Art in America, May 27, 2011
War Photography Without the Battles, Murray White for The Toronto Star, May 15, 2011
Momento Vitae, Terrence Dick for Toronto Standard, May 11, 2011
Akimblog, Terrence Dick for, May 10, 2011
Eye of the Storm, Peter Hugo for Now Magazine, May 5, 2011
Contact Photography Festival 2011, Elena Potter for BlogTO, April 28, 2011


Elle Flanders at Akau Inc., Gary Michael Dault for The Globe and Mail, July 21, 2007
Zero Degrees of Separation Press Kit, National Film Board of Canada
Zero Degrees of Separation, Eye Magazine, 2007
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, article by John Hobbs for In Magazine, 2007


State of Removal: An interview with Zero Degrees of Separation filmmaker Elle Flanders, Amy Dalness for


Zero Degrees of Separation Film listing, The Berlin International Film Festival 2005
Holier than Hollywood, The Berlin International Film Festival Review, Now Magazine, February 17, 2005


Elle Flanders, The Right to Share the Public Archive: A Conversation about Ariella Azoulay’s Different Ways to Say No to Deportation, Fillip Magazine, Issue No. 16, Spring 2012
Elle Flanders, ‘Flies in the Ointment’, PUBLIC Issue 44: Experimental Media, Fall 2011
Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky, What Isn’t There, Public, Issue No. 42, 2010
Hoda El Shakry, Apocalyptic Pasts, Orwellian Futures: Elle Flanders’s Zero Degrees of Separation, Duke University Press, 2010