Ella Mudie


Sydney, Australia

contact: ella@ellamudie.com


‘Outside the circle of one’s own experience’: George Orwell, Kylie Tennant and the politics of poverty during the Yellow Book period, JASAL, 21.1, 2021.

Subjects unknown: found images and the depersonalization of portraiture, Anti-portraiture: challenging the limits of the portrait, eds. Fiona Johnstone and Kirstie Imber, 123-142, London: Bloomsbury, 2020.

Paradise lost: the forgotten landscape legacy of Marion Mahony Griffin, Foreground, 27 November 2020.

Gutted buildings: the hapticity of demolition in Emile Zola’s The Kill, antae, special edition on Aesthetics, Vol. 6, No. 2-3, December 2019.

David Goldblatt and the indeterminate landscape, Places Journal, 26 November 2019.

Palmyra and the radical Other: on the politics of monument destruction in Syria, Otherness: Essays and Studies, 6.2 (Otherness and Representation), December 2018.

No ruins: demolition and urban modernity at the 21st Biennale of Sydney, Kairos: A Journal of Critical Symposium, 3.1, December 2018.

Convulsions of the Local: Contemporary British Psychogeographical Fiction, in Twenty-First-Century British Fiction and the City, ed. Magali Cornier Michael, 205-231, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

An Atlas of Allusions: The Perverse Methods of Guy Debord’s MemoiresCriticism (Wayne State UP), 58.4, Fall 2016.

Alterations: the hybrid legacies of Gordon Matta-Clark, Art + Australia Online, December 2017.

SOS: notes from a disappearing city, 4A Papers, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, issue 3, November 2017.

This world is fragile: photography, demolition and trauma, fine print magazine, issue 12, October 2017.

Unbuilding the city: writing demolition, M/C Journal, 20.2, 2017.

Beyond mourning: on photography and extinction, Afterimage journal of media arts and cultural criticism, 44.3, 2016.

Energy, agency and the elemental materialism of Mangan, Haines and Hinterding, un magazine 10.2, 2016.

‘Reading the t­­erritory’: psychogeography and urban intertextuality, Journal of Urban Cultural Studies (Intellect Ltd). 3.2, June 2016.

‘They were jokes’: The Situationist fiction of Michèle Bernstein, Journal of European Popular Culture (Intellect Ltd). 6.2, October ­2015.

The map of Down Below: Leonora Carrington’s liminal cartography, English Language Notes, special edition: Imaginary Cartographies. 52.1, Spring/Summer, 2014. 

The synchronous city: aural geographies in Gail Jones’s Five Bells, New Scholar special edition Australian Literature. 3.2 Spring Summer 2014.

Disaster and renewal: the praxis of shock in the Surrealist city novel, M/C Journal, 16.1, 2013. 

The spectacle of seismicity: making art from earthquakes, Leonardo (MIT Press), 43.2, 2010 

Tacita Dean takes to the stage, Real Time 120, 2014. 

Graham Fletcher’s ‘Lounge Room Tribalism’ and the domestic uncanny, Art & Australia, 50.2, 2012. 

Little refuge: design and solitude, Meanjin, volume 71, number 1, 2012.

The summoning spirit of a civic artist, Real Time 111, 2012. 

Art-science: the cerebral and the sensory, Real Time 107, 2012.

Performance art: going beyond, Real Time 106, 2012. 

Places for feeling: towards an architecture of sensory engagement, Griffith REVIEW, edition 32, 2011. 

The artist as citizen, Real Time 103, 2011.

Cuba TV, Frankie magazine 92, 2011.

Between art and garbage, Meanjin, volume 69, number 2, 2010.

Building conversations: architectural photography as discourse, Afterimage journal of media arts and cultural criticism, issue 38.4

Framing a new world order, Afterimage journal of media arts and cultural criticism, issue 38.1

Worlds beyond words, un magazine, issue 2.2, November 2008.

Thinking outside the cardboard box, The Saturday Age, February 12, 2011.

Painting by numbers, The Saturday Age, April 2-3 2010.

Dream it, build it, The Sydney Morning Herald, April 10-11 2009.

Home is where the psyche is, The Sydney Morning Herald, November 6 2008.

Double exposure for faded images, The Saturday Age, 30 August 2008

Objects of Desire, The Sydney Morning Herald, July 10 2008.

The alpha pre-schoolers, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 14 2008.

A mother’s tough assignment, The Sydney Morning Herald, November 22 2007.