Dr Vanessa Corby - Publications and Papers
2009 Eva Hesse: Longing Belonging and
Displacement, London, I B Tauris (July)
2007 ‘Something to Show for It?
Preliminary Notes on Termination and Creativity in the Work of
Tracey Emin,’ in The Sacred and the Feminine: Imagination and
Sexual Difference, Griselda Pollock & Victoria Turvey - Sauron
eds., London, I B Tauris.
2006 Encountering Eva Hesse, co-editor
with Griselda Pollock, Prestel Press, London and Munich. Essays by
Renate Petzinger (Museum Wiesbaden), Elisabeth Sussman, (Whitney
Museum, New York) Alison Rowley (University of Ulster), Phyllida
Barlow, (UCL, Slade).
2004 ‘Eva Hesse from the Collection of Dr.
Sam and Ruth Dunkell,’ Modern and Contemporary Art, Bonhams,
2003 ‘Who is Dorothy Beskind?’ El
Temps De L’Art.
2002 Making Sense of the City: Films and
Photographs of Artists in New York by Dorothy Beskind, catalogue
essayist and editor, (University of Leeds, Art Gallery).
2002 ‘Prismas cambiantes,’ La Vanguardia,
Vanessa Corby and Griselda Pollock.
2002 ‘Don’t Look Back: Reading for the
Ellipses in the Discourse of Eva Hess[e],’ Third Text, issue 57,
winter 2001-2002, p.31-42.
Recent Conferences and Conference Proceedings
2009 Convenor, Creative Practice/Creative
Research: Materiality, Process, Performativity, International
Symposium, York St John University, April 15-17. Plenary speakers:
Estelle Barrett (Deakin), Barb Bolt (Melbourne), Bracha Ettinger
(European Graduate School), Linda Weintraub (Ind). Funding YSJ
Research Capability Fund & Arts Council.
2009 Eva Hesse, Longing, Belonging and
Displacement, I B Tauris New Encounters, ICA London.
2008 YSJ Faculty Away Day, ‘Aesthetics,
Painting and Photography: The Politics of Looking at the work of
2008 ‘Common Sense: Class, Creativity and
the Everyday in the Work of Richard Billingham,’ College Art
Association 96th Annual Conference, Dallas 2008. YSJ Research
2007 ‘Makers and Making Between Trauma and
Cultural Memory,’ panel co-convenor, with Dr. Elsa Chen, UCLA,
Contestations, Association of Art Historians 33rd Annual
Conference, Ulster University, Belfast. Funded YSJ Research
2006 ‘Couched in Aggression: Darwin’s
legacies for Freudian theories of Creativity.’ Evolution:
Biological, Cultural and Cosmic, Annual Conference of the Society
for Literature, Science and Arts, New York. Funded YSJ Research
2006 ‘Matrixial Memory, Phallic
Forgetting: Migration and Mothering in the Case History of Eva
Hesse,’ panel paper, and Chair of Session ‘Post-Trauma,
Post-Memory: History, Representation, Affect’ at The Afterlife of
Memory: Historia/Memoria/Amnesia, Congress CATH 2006, AHRB
CentreCATH, University of Leeds.
2005 ‘“…What You Need is A Nice Cup
of Tea Dear” or Tracey Emin; Speaking Experience Beyond Cultural
Memory,’‘ Mothers and Death: Ethical and Aesthetic Issues Around
the Lethal Mother-Child Relationship, University of Bordeaux III,
1-3 December. UCLAN Research Fund.