Selected Bibliography


Park, Douglas, Post Terminal & Ex-Ultimate, West, Den Haag, 2016 (ex-cat), pp 3, 10.


Kisters, Jürgen, Der Künstler, der den Zufall beherrscht, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, 15 Dec 2015, Cologne (review of Richard Crow – Institution of Rot, at Clang Artspace, at Neues Kunstforum, Cologne)

Crow, Richard,“NOT WANTING TO SAY ABOUT Douglas Park: Rambles and Recollections (some fragments)”, Douglasism, pgs 218 – 219, Workroom Press, Seoul (artist’s text)


Crow, Richard, Communicating Chronic Pain, pgs 22-25. London School of Economics (archival material, documentation). ISBN 978-1-32-010865-2

Crow, Richard & Kraptavicus, Gintas, Unburied Evidence Retrieved. In Richard Crow & Gintas K, Unburied Evidence, RHP CDRs, Birmingham (archival material, documentation)


Kivland, Sharon, with Farinati, Lucia, Freud on Holiday Volume IV – A Cavernous Defile Part 1, Cube Art Editions, Athens, p 92. ISBN-978-618-80384-7-9

Watson, Ben, Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation, Verso, London, 2013, p 291. ISBN 978-1-7-8168-105-3


Biagioli, Monica, & Reed, Brian, These are the EchoesSound Proof 2008-2012, (, (self published) AND Public, London (archival material, documentation)


Crow, Richard, “The Institution of Rot”, in OEI # 53-54/2011 (Dokument, Dispositiv, Deskription, Diskurs), OEI, Stockholm (prepared pages, archival material, documentation)

Cowley, Julian, “Gone With The Wind”, Raven Row, London, The Wire #331, September, 2011, p. 75

Winship, Jez, “Gone With The Wind at the Raven Row Gallery”, Wednesday, 29 June 2011, Posted by Jez Winship,

Woods, Angela, “Daniel Paul Schreber centenary – 200 years of Sonnenstein”, Conference Report, h-madness,“daniel-paul-schreber-centenary-200-years-of-sonnenstein”/?blogsub=confirming#blog_subscription-3A

Animal Spirits – NZ & UK Artists in Stockholm. (, Sugarcube Gallery, Stockholm


Crow, Richard, Cut and Splice: Transmission, ed by Sound Threshold (Daniela Cascella & Lucia Farinati), Sound & Music, London. pgs 150-151 (artist’s graphic score/text collage) ISBN 978-1-907378-03-4


Weidenbaum, Marc Claustrophonic Hospital MP3, Disquiet


Morgan, Jessica, “Peripheral Visions – Between Bridges and London’s Alternative spaces”, ArtForum Summer 2008, pp 169-170 (article)

Couldry, Nick, & Crow, Richard, “Recourses to the Rotten” in /seconds issue 8 (On Curating, Mad Love, Orphan Letters, Open Archives) 4/2008

“In the Olympic Zone”, Artnotes, Art Monthly # 312, Dec-Jan 07/08, London


Scheer, Edward,  “Death of an Executor” in Amokkoma – Journal OrientalVol.1 – Number 1-7 (1992-1999) NonnomPress Verlag 2007, Kiel, Germany (artist’s  page work)

Seidl, Walter, “Richard Crow – Heidi’s High” in Psychic Realities, Lundbeck Austria GmbH, Vienna, Austria ( (catalogue essay)

Planas, Esther, “richard crow performance inside chris burden”, The Critical Friend # 6, Transition Editions, London (review)


Preston, Gregory, “Event – Fourth Annual SOUNDplay Festival. New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto. October, 2005”, Musicworks # 95, Summer 2006, Toronto, (review)

Probst, Ursula Maria & Seidl, Walter, (curated by), EUROPART/25 PEACES – Contemporary Art from Europe, Culture Industries Austria/Eberhard Schrempf, Graz, Austria (


Crow, Richard, “Towards an Imaginary Hospital radio – some notes from a work in progress”, in Soundworks – For Those Who Have Ears, Art Trail Publications, Cork, Republic of Ireland, pp 48-51(artist’s soundwork, text and page works) (Audio CD/

Seidl, Walter, “Breaking the Visual”, in Breaking the Visual, Pavel House, Bad Radkersburg, Austria (exh. cat)


Spadano, Lucia, “Shock and Show”, Segno # 186, Milan, Italy, pp 64-65 (review)

Rossi, Mariella, “Richard Crow – Lost Narratives”, at (review)

Campitelli, Maria, “Gothic, Avant Garde, The Scream”  &  “The Body, Sex, Transgression, Anomaly” in Shock and Show – Reality & Alternatives, Juliet Edition, Trieste, Italy  (exh. cat.) pgs 14-15, 21, 60-61


Keenan, David, “Mr White – Richard Crow and Michael Morley”, The Wire # 206, April 2001, London (CD review)

Couldry, Nick,”The Plot”, February, 2001 (review)


Scheer, Edward, (ed.), 100 Years of Cruelty: Essays on Artaud, Power Publication and Artspace, Sydney 

Scheer, Edward, “Atmospheres: Richard Crow and the art of the anti-architectural “, Artist Residency Programme of Otago Polytechnic School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand (critical text for audio CD Mr White, Photography by Karl Buckley)

Lerm Hayes, Christa-Maria-, “Not I”, CIRCA # 93, Autumn 2000, Dublin, pp 50-51 (review)

McCallum, Peter, Opening of the Mouth, ABC Classics Australia (text for audio CD)


Fletcher, Annie (curated by), Multiples x 3, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin (exh. cat.)

Scheer, Edward, “Of Milk and Atmospheres”, LOG Illustrated # 8, Spring 1999, Christchurch, New Zealand (article)

Crow, Richard, LOG Illustrated # 8, Spring 1999, Christchurch New Zealand, p 31 (artist’s page work)

Ballard, Susan, “Dunedin: Richard Crow”, Art New Zealand # 92, Spring 1999, pp 44-45, Auckland, New Zealand (review)

Nussbaumer, Ingo, “Among Others 3 – Intermediale Dialoge”, Springerin # 3/99, Vienna (review)

Krumpl, Doris “Unerwartet Kulinarische Gigaloge”, Der Standard, 8 May 1999, Vienna (review)

Breejen, Maartje den,  “Dissolving Presence”, Het Parool, 4 Feb 1999, Amsterdam (review)


Scheer, Edward, “Theatre of Putrefaction: Crow and the aesthetics of dereliction”, Everything2:3, Summer 1998, pgs 26-32, London (article)

Emigholz, Marita, “Richard Barrett: Opening of the Mouth”, Pro Musica Nova – Radio Bremen, Bremen (festival booklet)


Montgomery, Will, “Variations – A London Compilation” in Resonance (Returning Radio), Vol 5, #2, LMC, London (CD review)

McGillick, Paul, “Opening of the Mouth: Designing Space and Sound”, Monument#18, May 1997, Sydney (article, Photography by Ashley De Prazer)         

McCallum, Peter,”Machinations of the Mouth”, Sydney Morning Herald, 11 March 1997, Sydney (review)

Scheer, Edward, “Decay, rot, putrefaction, garbage, detritus and filth”, Real Time # 17, Feb/March 1997, Sydney (review, photo of Crow)      

Garrett, Rob, “Sydney sidelines”, Monica, Jan 1997, Auckland, New Zealand (review)

Sinclair, Iain, “The Shamanism of Intent”, in Lights out for the Territory: 9 Excursions in the Secret History of London, Granta Books, London, p 269

Bossé, Laurence, & Obrist, Hans-Ulrich (curated by), “The Institution of Rot”, in Life/Live, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon (anthology of Artist Run Spaces & exh. cat.)


Bossé, Laurence, & Obrist, Hans-Ulrich, (curated by), “The Institution of Rot”, in Life/Live, Musée d’Art Modern de la Ville de Paris, Paris-Musées, Paris (anthology of Artist Run Spaces & exh. cat.)  

Bergvall, Caroline, “Eclat sites 1-10”, in Performance Research – On Illusion, Vol. 1, # 3, Autumn 1996, Routledge, London, pp 70-71 (prepared pages, photos of The Institution of Rot)

Bennie, Angela,”I think therefore I am …I think: 100 Years of Cruelty”, Sydney Morning Herald, 11 Sept 1996, Sydney (article)

Palmer, Judith, “Weird Art Happenings: In a house near you soon”, Dazed & Confused # 24, Sept 1996, London (article, Photography by John Rasmussen)

Gange, John, “The Institution of Rot – 29 March 1996”, Live Art Magazine #10, 3 June -12 August 1996, London (review)

Frieze #10, Jan-Feb 1996, p60, London (advert placed for The Noisiness of Bodies at the Institution of Rot)


Couldry, Nick, “Theatre and Spectacle” In “Turning the Musical Table – Improvisation in Britain 1965-1990”, Rubberneck #19, June 1995, pgs 18-19, Basingstoke, Hampshire (article/review of Diastolic Murmurs)    


Beyer, Andreas, “Royal Sweat Bath”, Informationen, 17 June 1995, Copenhagen (review)

Bonnet, Anne-Marie, Brus, Roland et. al, Über Leben Spielen: Obdachlosentheater Ratten 07, Verein der Freunde der Ratten, Volksbühne, Berlin (Photography by Ute Mahler)

Watson, Ben, Jazz Round Up, Hi-fi News & Record Review, Jan 1995, London (review of Furt/Nick Couldry/Adam Bohman – The Institution of Rot, June 1993 cassette)


Lessing, Lukas, “Obdachlosentheater Ratten 07”, Sibyille # 12, Jan/Feb1994, Berlin, (Photography by Ute Mahler)

Chiswick, Linton, “London Lives’, Time Out, 13-20 July 1994, London (Profile feature, Photography by Barry J Holmes)


Cooper, Emmanuel, “Black Iris: Nigredo”, Time Out, 24 Nov – 1 Dec 1993, London (review/photo)

Henkel, Sabine “Die Absurditat der Welt: Ratten spielen Beckett”, Die Welt, 7 Sept 1993, Berlin (article/photo of Crow)  

Blackford, Chris “London’s Secret Spaces: The Institution of Rot”, Variant # 15, Autumn 1993, Glasgow, p 45 (review/photo)

Leask, Josephine ,”The Institution of Rot”, Hybrid # 5, Oct/Nov 1993, London (review/photo)

England, Phil, “Hospital of the Soul”, The Wire #111, March 1993, London (review of Diastolic Murmurs/Furt – Hospital of the Soul #1 cassette)


Todd, Dermot (Baxter, Ed), “Immaterial Material – Reach for your Gun”, Variant # 7, 1989, Glasgow, pgs 53-54 (review, photo of Diastolic Murmurs)

Illic, David, Improvised Music Jazz listing, City Limits, 27 July – 3 Aug 1989, London (listing/review of Diastolic Murmurs)


Diastolic Murmurs in Electro-Medicine, Vague, London (ad)


Hearing Aid, Zig Zag, March 1985, pg 5, London (listing/photo of Crow)

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