Selected Literature on the Institution of Rot

Selected Literature on the Institution of Rot

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

Bergvall, Caroline. 1996. “Eclat sites 1-10”, in Performance Research – On Illusion, Vol. 1, # 3, Autumn 1996.

London: Routledge, pp 70-71 (prepared pages, documentation).

Blackford, Chris. 1993. “London’s Secret Spaces: The Institution of Rot”, Variant # 15, Autumn 1993,

Glasgow, p. 45 (review)

Bossé, Laurence, Obrist, Hans-Ulrich (eds by), 1996-1997 “The Institution of Rot”, in Life/Live, Centro

Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Musée d’Art Modern de la Ville de Paris: Paris-Musées.

Campitelli, Maria. 2002. “Gothic, Avant Garde, The Scream” and “The Body, Sex, Transgression, Anomaly” in

Shock and Show – Reality and Alternatives. Trieste: Juliet Edition (exh. cat.) pp. 14-15, 21, 60-61.

Cascella, Daniela, Lucia Farinati (eds) 2010. Transmission, Cut and Splice: Transmission, Wilton’s Music Hall,

London. 4 –6 November 2010. London, ISBN 978-1-907378-03-4: Sound and Music, BBC Radio 3.

Chiswick, Linton. 1994. “London Lives”, Time Out, 13-20 July 1994, London (profile, Photography by Barry J


C of the Willing – A 24-hour event with 16 Beaver, 2005. Royal College of Art, London.

Crow, Richard. 2011. “The Institution of Rot”, in OEI, # 53-54 (Dokument, Dispositiv, Deskription, Diskurs),

OEI, Stockholm (prepared pages, archival material, documentation).

Crow. 1992. “From The Institute of Rot”, Modern Writing, # 3, 1992, Melbourne (photographic reproduction of

mixed media work).

Crow, Richard, 2003. “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/

Couldry, Nick, Crow, Richard, “Recourses to the Rotten” in /seconds, issue 8 (On Curating, Mad Love, Orphan

Letters, Open Archives) 4/2008.

Couldry, Nick. 2001 “The Plot”,, Feb


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

Kisters, Jürgen. 2015. “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, 2015).

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

London (review).

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

Morgan, Jessica. 2008. “Peripheral Visions – Between Bridges and London’s Alternative Spaces”, ArtForum,

Summer 2008, pp 169-170.


Palmer, Judith. 1996. “Weird Art Happenings: In a House Near You Soon”, in Dazed & Confused # 24, Sept

1996, London (article).

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

Park, Douglas. 2011. “A Demised Premise”, in Richard Crow “The Institution of Rot”, OEI # 53-54.

(Dokument, Dispositiv, Deskription, Diskurs), OEI, Stockholm (text).

Rossi, Mariella. 2002. “Richard Crow – Lost Narratives”, at (review).

Scheer, Edward. 2000. “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 Richard

Crow/ Michael Morley – Mr White, Photography by Karl Buckley).

Scheer, Edward. 1998. “Theatre of Putrefaction: Crow and the Aesthetics of Dereliction”, Everything 2:3,

Summer 1998, pp. 26-32, London (article).

Scheer, Edward. 1997. “Decay, Rot, Putrefaction, Garbage, Detritus and Filth”, Real Time # 17, Feb/March

1997, Sydney (review).

Sinclair, Iain. 1997. “The Shamanism of Intent”, in Lights out for the Territory: 9 Excursions in the Secret

History of London. London: Granta Books, p 269.

The Unfair Fair, 2008. Loto Arte, Rome, 1:1 Projects, Rome (

Watson, Ben. 1995. 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).

Watson, Ben, 2013. Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation, Verso, London, p. 291.

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