Texts + Writing


Beer R. and Olauson, I., (2014) Trading Routes: The Intersection of Art Practices and Place, Relate North: Art, Heritage & Identity, 2014

Beer R., Huijnen, P., & Grauer, K., (2013) Catch & Release: Experiential Learning through Contemporary Art in a Heritage Museum Context The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.27 – 36. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic http://ijz.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.177/prod.235

Wanner, A and Beer, R., (2013). Found Data: Generating Natural Looking Shapes by Appropriating Scientific Data  (conference proceedings ) paper presented at the CoAx2103 Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X conference. University of Bergano, Bergano, Italy June 26 – 28, 2013

Beer, R. and Grauer, K., (2013). New Pedagogical Approaches for Engaging Post Secondary Art School Youth in Learning to Create Community Engaged, Collaborative, New Media artistic and Documentary Practices Focused on Environmental Advocacy (conference proceedings), INSEA conference, Canterbury, UK. June 24 – 26

Beer, R. and Grauer, K., (2012) Catch & Release: Artworks Inspiring Insight into Environmental Issues International Journal of Art and Design Education IJETA, 8(3)pp. 349 – 360 http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Article,id=14211/

Bickel, B., Springgay, S., Beer, R., Irwin, R., Grauer, K. & Xiong, G., (2011). A/r/tographic Collaboration as Radical Relationality International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 10(1), 86 – 102.

Beer, R., Irwin, R., Grauer, K. & Xiong, G., (2010). Research & Creation: Socially-engaged art in The City of Richgate Project, International Journal of Education Through Art, 6(3), 213 – 227.

Triggs, V., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Grauer, K., Springgay, S., & Xiong, G. (2010). The City of Richgate: Decentred Public Pedagogy. In J. Sandlin, B. Schultz & J. Burdick (Eds.). Handbook of Public Pedagogy (pp. 299 – 312). London, UK: Routledge.

Irwin, R., Bickel, B., Triggs, V., Springgay, S., Beer, R., Grauer, K., Xiong, G., & Sameshima, P. (2009). The City of Richgate: A/r/tographic Cartography as Public Pedagogy International Journal of Art and Design Education, 28(1), 61 – 70.

Sameshima, P., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Grauer, K., Gu, X., Bickel, B., & Ricketts, K. (2009). Rendered Embodied Heteroglossic Spaces Journal of Arts and Communities, 1(2), 129 – 146.

Triggs, V. & Irwin, R., with Beer, R., Grauer, K., Xiong, G., Springgay, S., & Bickel, B. (2008). Educational Arts Research as Aesthetic Politics Working Papers in Art & Design, 5.

R   Beer, R. (2008). Science as Muse: Interpreting the natural world transformations. Malaspina Printmakers Society, 33 (1), 26 – 33.

Reviews & Articles

Arctic Encounters in Lapin Kansa Seija Lappalainen

Strait Lines Review Jennifer Dysart

Strait Lines Article in Richmond News  Michelle Hopkins

Richmond opens their Richgate to Art article from the City of Richmond website

Disrupting Currents: Catch & Release Review in FUSE magazine  Rita Wong

Scene Unseen Georgia Straight Review  Robin Laurence

Scene Unseen The Fillip Review  Cheryl Meszaros

Scene Unseen Vancouver Sun: Review Clint Burnham

Ruth Beer: An Installation in Three Parts Candice Hopkins

House & Garden Border Crossings Article Christopher A. Olson

Artist Statement from Making Interdisciplinary Inquiry Visible Adelheid Mers