Elisabeth Tonnard

Reviews and interviews


Gill Partington, about The Invisible Book, in the London Review of Books, Vol. 45, No.4.


Jon Cazenave, about In this Dark Wood, in exhibition catalogue 3×4=ORAIN, Museo San Telmo.
Annette Gilbert, analysis of The Invisible Book in Literature’s Elsewheres, MIT Press.
Felipe Cussen, analysis of The Invisible Book in La oficina de la nada, Ediciones Siruela.


Šelda Puķīte and Indrek Grigor, about The Library in Silver Girls. Retouched History of Photography, Tartu Art Museum & Blind Carbon Copy, Tartu.
John McDowall on Recounted in ‘Some intervals in artists’ books’, The Blue Notebook, Vol. 14, nr 2.
Lilian Landes, blog post ‘Bilder werden zu Text‘ about Recounted, March 31.
Colin Pantall, blog post ‘No Photographs Please‘ about Indirections, January 7.


Rémi Coignet and Fannie Escoulen on One Swimming Pool in ‘Le livre de photographie’ in Artpress nr. 52, Paris, November.
Interview with Agnieszka Gratza for Friends with Books, September 12.
Felipe Cussen on The Invisible Book, Libros Invisibles, Cuadernos de Arte, nº 23.
Alex Rühle on exhibition ‘Von Ferne’ incl. The Plan, Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 5.

In Dutch:

Boekenblog over The Invisible Book, 14 december.
Johan Velter over De wolk, Sfcdt blog, 1 augustus.
Johan Velter over Indirections, Sfcdt blog, 30 juli.


Lisa Schmidt, doctoral thesis on erasure poetry Radera. Tippex, tusch, tråd och andra poetiska tekniker, University of Gothenburg.
Annette Gilbert about In this Dark Wood, Dante-Rezeption nach 1800, ed. Franziska Meier, Verlag Koenigshausen & Neumann.
Mariela Sancari on In this Dark Wood, How We See: Photobooks by Women, 10×10 Photobooks, NY.
Annette Gilbert about The Invisible Book, Im toten Winkel der Literatur, Wilhelm Fink Verlag.
Annette Gilbert about The Invisible Book, Kunstforum International, Band 256.

In Dutch:

Barthold Boksem over An Empty Field & The Plan, De twinkeling van Fluxus, Stichting ARTisBOOK, Groningen.
Arjen van Meijgaard over De wolk, Tzum, 2 juli.
Remco Ekkers over Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal, Tzum, 10 juni.
Juryrapport C. Buddingh’-prijs, Poetry International, 31 mei.
Alfred Schaffer over nominaties C. Buddingh’-prijs, De Groene Amsterdammer, 9 mei.
Paul Demets over Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal, De Morgen, 9 mei.
Daan Borloo over Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal, Poëziekrant, nr. 3, mei/juni.
Alfred Schaffer over Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal, De Groene Amsterdammer, 29 maart.
Ernst Jan Peters over Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal, Meander, 24 februari.
Arjan Peters over De wolk, de Volkskrant, 3 februari.


Gill Partington about The Art of Reading and A Dialogue in Useful Phrases, London Review of Books blog, December 11.

In Dutch:

Radio interview in Springvossen, Robert van Altena, Amsterdam FM, 25 april.
Johan Velter over An Empty Field, Sfcdt blog, 11 februari.
Johan Velter over The Plan, Sfcdt blog, 3 januari.


The Story of a Young Gentleman discussed by Annette Gilbert in Textkünste, Buchrevolution um 1500, Ulrich Johannes Schneider, WBG, Darmstadt, 2016.
Discussion of four books by Sarah Bodman, Er(r)go, Katowice, December 2016.
Joachim Schmid Works discussed by Dennis Duncan, the Times Literary Supplement, July 26.
They Were Like Poetry discussed by Jack van der Weide, James Joyce Quarterly 51, 2-3, p. 525-529.
“Speak! eyes – En zie! discussed by Matthew Kirschenbaum in Track Changes, A Literary History of Word Processing, Harvard University Press, 2016.
The Invisible Book discussed by Annette Gilbert, Publishing as Artistic Practice, Sternberg Press, 2016.
Whiteout discussed by Lisa Schmidt, Sensorium Journal 1, p. 123-134 (Swedish).
The Library and Song of Myself discussed by Sarah Bodman, a-n, January 7.

In Dutch:

Steven Humblet over Quickscan #2 and Song of Myself, De Witte Raaf, nr 180, 2016.
Sandra Smets over Quickscan #2 and Song of Myself, NRC Handelsblad, 1 februari.


The Lovers discussed by Gabriela Cendoya, 4 juli 2015.
In this Dark Wood selected and discussed by Hester Keijser, Photocaptionist blog, 31 januari.

In Dutch:

Johan Velter over vier boeken, Sfcdt blog, 10 juli.
Jack van der Weide over witruimte in mijn werk, Ons Erfdeel, 2, mei 2015.
Renaat Ramon over They Were Like Poetry, Poëziekrant, 2, maart 2015.


Wiederholungszwang recommended by Sarah Bodman, Artists’ Books and Multiples blog, December 15.
In this Dark Wood on Best Books of 2014 list, selected by Ruth van Beek, Photoeye, December 11.
Five books discussed in Reprint, Appropriation (&) Literature, ed. Annette Gilbert, Luxbooks, 2014.
The Invisible Book discussed by Gill Partington for London Review of Books blog, May 6.
Interview by Victor Sira for Bookdummypress, April 10.
Interview by Renko Heuer for Lodown Magazine, #90, March/April 2014.
In this Dark Wood discussed by George Slade, Photoeye blog, March 6.
In this Dark Wood discussed by Dzana Tsomondo, PDN Magazine, Vol. XXXIV, Issue 1, January 2014.
In this Dark Wood discussed by Terry Pitts, Vertigo blog, January 20.
The Gospel of the Photographer in 10 Best Books of 2013 by Jeffrey Ladd, Photoeye, Jan 2.

In Dutch:

Jack van der Weide over mijn boeken, Streven cultureel maatschappelijk maandblad, 81/11, december 2014.
Merel Bem, interview in de Volkskrant, 28 november.
Ton van Vroonhoven, interview in Fotografie Magazine, 6, nov/dec 2014.
Vera Ros over On the Move, Museumtijdschrift, 24 september.
Tracy Metz over On the Move, NRC Handelsblad, 1 september.
Wim Brands over de Kleine Hans & In this Dark Wood, VPRO Gids #10, 8 maart.
Mark Moorman over de Kleine Hans, Het Parool, 21 februari.
GJ de Rook over presentatie de Kleine Hans, Trendbeheer blog, 22 februari.


In this Dark Wood in favorite books of 2013 by Jörg Colberg, Conscientious, Dec 23.
One Swimming Pool, special mention, Federica Chioccetti’s list for The Photographers’ Gallery, Dec 23.
Review (in French) of In this Dark Wood on Discipline in Disorder blog, December 11.
Interview by Liz Sales on Conveyor blog, December 6.
My pick for Photoeye’s book of the week feature, November 20.
Blog post by Alec Soth on In this Dark Wood, October 7.
#4 reason to visit the New York Art Book Fair by Jessie Wender from The New Yorker.
Review of In this Dark Wood by Tosh Berman, August 13.

In Dutch:

Merel Bem’s keuze van boeken uit 2013, De Volkskrant, 18 december.
Peter Swanborn’s top vier, De Volkskrant, 9 december.
Jan Pieter Ekker over mijn boeken, Het Parool, 21 januari.


Review of Another World by Larissa Leclair in VOP Magazine, #4, April 2012.

In Dutch:

Lise Lotte ten Voorde over We are small, Tubelight blog, 20 oktober.
Henk Woudsma over mijn boeken op zijn blog, september 2012.
Johan Velter over vijf boeken, sfcdt blog, 18 maart.
Erik Lindner over Enduring Freedom & De dichter spreekt weer, De Groene Amsterdammer, 9 maart.


My picks for Photo-eye’s best photobooks of 2011 list, December 2011.
Blog post about my work on Pedro Arroyo’s blog, December 26.
Impression of Another World on Thomas Dallas Watson’s blog, December 5.
Interview & artist pages In this Dark Wood, IANN magazine Vol. 7, issue ed. by Jason Fulford, 2011.
Impression of Contemplation, Norman Beierle, Mrs. Deane blog, May 17th.


Essay on Mood: Potential, Chris Burnett, Journal of Artists’ Books, nr. 27, July 2010.
Interview by Sarah Jamison for SRO Gallery, Lubbock, TX, April 2010.
Interview in Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Emily Moser, March 19th.


Top ten listing In this Dark Wood, Jeffrey Ladd, December 9th 2009.
Review of In this Dark Wood, Jeffrey Ladd, 5b4.blogspot.com, November 14th 2009.

In Dutch:

Bart Van der Straeten over De wereld zou meeuw, Knack, 30 november.
Paul Demets juryrapport Hugues C. Pernath prijs, juli 2009.
Johan Velter over mijn werk, Druksel website, 2007/2009.


Discussion of Two of Us by Chris Burnett, Afterimage, vol. 35 no. 3, Nov/Dec 2007.

In Dutch:

Wim Brands, radio interview Terra Nullius & Two of Us, De avonden, VPRO, 12 juni 2007.
Johan Velter over mijn werk, Poëziekrant, Nr. 5, okt/nov 2006.
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer over Let us go then, you and I, NRC Handelsblad, 29 augustus 2003.
Wim Brands, radio interview Let us go then, you and I in De avonden, VPRO, 17 sept. 2003.
Bas Kwakman over Let us go then, you and I tijdens boekpresentatie, mei 2003.

Written by Elisabeth Tonnard

March 18, 2008 at 1:36 am