1. Sole Authored Books

Papastergiadis, N. On Art and Friendship, Surpllus, Melbourne, 2020 (264pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Museums of the Commons: L’International and the Crisis of Europe, Routledge, London, 2020 (pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Ambient Perspectives, Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne, 2013 (84pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Cosmopolitanism and Culture, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2012 (229pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Spatial Aesthetics: Essays on Art, Place and the Everyday, Rivers Oram Press, London, 2006 (228 pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Metaphor + Tension: On Collaboration and its Discontents, Artspace Publications, Sydney, 2004, (86pp).

Papastergiadis, N. The Turbulence of Migration, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2000, (304pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Dialogues in the Diasporas: Essays and Conversation on Cultural Identity, Rivers Oram Press, London, 1998, (228 pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Modernity as Exile: The figure of the Stranger in John Berger’s writing, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1993, (218 pp).

2. Edited Collections

Papastergiadis, N. Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces. Hong Kong University Press, 2016.

Papastergiadis, N. & Mosquera, G. The Geo-Politics of Contemporary Art, Revisita Errata # 14, Bogota Humana, 2015.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Ranciere: Aesthetics and Politics’ Theory, Culture and Society, guest editor, 2014.

Papastergiadis, N, & Lynn, V, Art in the Global Present, CSR Books, UTS Press, Sydney, 2014 (288pp)

Papastergiadis, N. & McQuire, S. Empires, Ruins + Networks: The Transcultural Agenda in Art, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2005, (320 pp) 50% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. Complex Entanglements: Art, Cultural Difference & Globalization, Rivers Oram Press, London, 2003 (228pp).

Papastergiadis, N. What John Berger Saw, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 2000, (214pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Strange, Photofile No 57, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1999, (68pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Mixed Belongings and Unspecified Destinations, INIVA, London, 1996, (80 pp).

Papastergiadis, N. & Buchler, P. Random Access: Ambient Fears, Rivers Oram Press, London, 1996, (216pp).

Papastergiadis, N. Art and Cultural Difference: Hybrids and Clusters, Art and Design, Profile No 43, Academy Group, London, 1995, (96pp).

Papastergiadis, N. & Buchler, P. Random Access: On Crisis and its Metaphors, Rivers Oram Press, London, 1995, (214pp).



3. Short Works

Trimboli, D. Biase, T. Burgan, B. & Papastergiadis, N. (2018) From Ethnic Enclave to Cosmopolitan Cultures: Evaluating the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture in the City of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Australia, (pp 51).

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) Editor of Mobility section in ‘Voices’, Triennial 1, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Papastergiadis, N. 2013. The Simple Touch. Adelaide, Australia: SASA Gallery.

Papastergiadis, N. Cornelius Castoriadis: Notebook, DOCUMENTA (13), Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 2011, (pp 46).

Papastergiadis, N. & McQuire, S. The Parallax Effect, Conversations, iCinema DVD and Publication, Sydney, 2006, 18pp, 50% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. Mobility and the Nation: Skins, Machines and Complex Systems, Willy Brandt Series of Working Papers in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, 3/ 05, University of Malmo, Sweden; also republished in 2006, ejournal Static: Issue 02 Trafficking, The London Consortium,

Papastergiadis, N. The Invasion Complex: Deep Historical Fears and Wide Open Anxieties, Willy Brandt Series of Working Papers in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, 2/ 05, University of Malmo, Sweden.

Papastergiadis, N. Capelan, C. & Perez-Raton, V. Enfoques a distancia sobre la produccion de cultural en la situacion contemporanea, TEOR/eTica, arte + pensamiento, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2005, (118 pp), 40% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. & Maharaj, S. Fatal Natalities & Cultural Translation, Critical Issue Series, No 1, Artspace, Sydney, 1999, (40 pp), 50% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. & Turney, L. Jimmie Durham, Prickly Pear Pamphlet, Cambridge, 1996, (56pp), 40% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. & Grimshaw, A. David MacDougall, Prickly Pear Pamphlet, Cambridge, 1995, (56pp), 30% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. The Complicities of Culture: Hybridity and ‘New Internationalism’, Cornerhouse, Communique No 4, Manchester, 1994, (56pp).


4. Chapters in Research Books

Papastergiadis, N. (2020) ‘Climate Fires and Art’, in The Anthropocene, editor O. Andreadakis. Thessaloniki. Thessloniki Film Festival, pp 144-151.

Papastergiadis, N. (2020) ‘El mundo deberia curarse a si mismo’ in Gerardo Moquera: Arte desde America Latina, Madrid. Catedra. pp 9-13.

Papastergiadis, N. (2020) ‘The Global, the South, the Cosmos’, in Interlaced Journeys: Diaspora and the Contemporary in Southeast Asian Art, editors P. Flores & L. Pazzini-Paracciani, Hong Kong. OSage, pp 167-176.

Papastergiadis, N. (2020) ‘Foreword: William S. W. Lim and the Rights to the City’, in U. M. Bauer, K. Ong & R. Nelson. The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia), Singapore: World Scientific, pp 16-18.

Papastergiadis, N. (2019) ‘Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’, in G. Delanty (ed.) Routledge International handbook of Cosmopolitan Studies, (revised edition), London: Routledge, pp 198-210.

Papastergiadis, N. & Trimboli, D. (2019) ‘From Global Turbulences to Spaces of Conviviality’, in Handbook of Art and Global Migration, editors B Dogramaci and B Mersmann, Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, pp 17-37.

Papastergiadis, N. (2019) ‘Gaps in Creation’ in Vestiges of the Tongue: Eugenia Raskopoulos, editor M. Williams, Sydney: Power Publications, pp 34-41.

Papastergiadis, N. (2019) ‘Does Philosophy Contribute to an Invasion Complex?’, in Potential Spaces, editors D Irrgang and S Zielinski, Karlsruhe, ZKM, pp 130-159.

Lambert, A. McQuire, S. & Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘Public Space and the Development of Wireless Media’, in New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning, editor CN Silva, Hershey PA, IGI Global, pp 289-309.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘The End of the Global South and the Cultures of the South’, in LABOUR.CAPITAL. editors UMBauer and ARujoiu, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore and Mousse Publishing, Singapore, pp 196-201.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018), ‘All Along the Street’, in The Street, Where the World is Made, editors H Hou and G Melandri, Rome, MAXXI, pp 99-118.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘The Matrix of Visibility and Legitimacy: Art and Democracy in the Age of Digital Participation’, in Art Criticism in the Age of Virtuality and Democracy, Taipei, The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) Congress Proceedings, Taiwan, pp 33-54.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘Voices in the Horizon: Almost Always Everywhere Apparent,’ in Architecture Makes Us: Cinematic Visions of Sonia Leber and David Chesworth, cat essay, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, pp 53-56.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘Tony Garifalakis, May Day, in Bastille’, in Mutually Assured Destruction: Tony Garifalakis, editor B Haylock, Melbourne, Surpllus, pp 9-16.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘Sensing the World through Tuning in and Zoning out’, in Cloud Chamber, editor V Gfader, Shanghai Biennale and Antipyrine Aarhus, pp 25-39.

Papastergiadis, N & Esche, C. (2018) ‘On Transnational Collaborations‘, in Writing + Concepts, editor JV Schaik, Melbourne, Document Series Art & Australia, pp 118-131.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) ‘In Conversation with Eleven Collective‘, in Waqt al-tagheer: Time of Change, editor N Shkembi, Adelaide, ACE Open & Lion Arts Centre, pp 85-91.

Papastergiadis N. Carter, P. McQuire, S. & Yue, A. (2017) ‘Public Spaces in the Context of the Networked Citizen and Multicultural Societies’ in Critical Reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism, editors M Boese and V Marotta, Routledge, London, pp 209-218.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘Arcadia and Imagined Memories’, Lisa Reihana: Emissaries, editor R Davenport, New Zealand Pavillion catalogue at Venice Biennale, Auckland Art Gallery, pp 30-42.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘Tintin Wulia Worlds’, in 1001 Martian Homes: Tintin Wulia, editor A Hujatinakajenong, Indonesian Pavilion catalogue at Venice Biennale, pp 1100-1155.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘Motion Fearness’, Triennial 1, editor S Maidment, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, pp 14-31.

Papastergiadis, N. Barikin, A. & McQuire, S. ‘Conclusion: Ambient Screens’, in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces, editor N Papastergiadis, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, 2016, pp 211-238.

Yue, A. Papastergiadis, N. Barikin, A. & McQuire, S. ‘Introduction: Screen Culture and Public Spaces’, in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces, editor N Papastergiadis, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, 2016, pp 3-28.

Yue, A. Papastergiadis, N. Barikin, A. Gu, X. & McQuire, S. ‘Mobile Methods and Large Screens’, in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces, editor N Papastergiadis, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, 2016, pp 131-208.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Journeys and on Kawara: In Motion There Is the Encounter with Time and Space’, in Conflict and Compassion: A Paradox of Difference in Contemporary Asian Art, editors B Makhoul and A Mitha, HOME Manchester, Manchester, 2016, pp 163-183.

Papastergiadis, N. & Trimboli, D. ‘The Fold in Diasporic Intimacy and Cultural Hybridity’, in The Time Is out of Joint, Volume II, editor Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates, 2016, pp 95-114.

Papastergiadis, N. Carter, P. McQuire, S. & Yue, A. ‘Arts and Cultural Precincts in the Age of Participation’, in Singpore Dreaming: Managing Utopia, editors K Wee and J Chia, Asian Urban Lab, Singapore, pp 52-63.

Papastergiadis N. ‘In the Event of Art: Open Letter to Pavel Büchler’. In Pavel Büchler: In Amongst the Ashes, editor T Simoens, Antwerp, Ludion, 2016, pp 16-19.

Papastergiadis N. ‘Forest’, in A Jar of Wild Flowers: Essays in Celebration of John Berger, editors Y Gunaratnam and A Chandan, London, Zed, 2016, pp 71-84.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Provincial Cosmopolitan: Emily Jacir and the Mediterranean Sea’ in Emily Jacir Europa, editors E Jacir and P Kholeif, Munich, London and New York, 2015, pp 38-45.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Art from Asia: Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism and the World in Art in The Culture of Migration: Politics, Aesthetics and Histories, editors S Moslund, A Petersen, M Schramm and IB Tauris, London and New York, 2015, pp 127-146.

McQuire, S. Papastergiadis, N. Vetere, F. Gibbs, MR. Downs, J. & Pedell, S. ‘Planning for Urban Media: Large Public Screens and Urban Communication’ in Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning, editor CN Silva, IGI Global, Hershey PA, 2015, pp 141−164. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8150-7

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Hiding in the Cosmos’, in Camouflage Cultures: Beyond the Art of Disappearance, editors A Elias, R Harley and N Tsoutas, Sydney University Press, Sydney, 2015, pp 191-197.

Barikin, A. & Papastergiadis, N. ‘Ambient Perspective and the Citizen’s Moving Eyes’, in Future Publics (The Rest Can and Should be Cone by the People): A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, editors M Hlavajova and R Hoskote, BAK & Valiz Books, Utrecht, 2015, pp 90-115.

Papastergiadis, N. McQuire, S. Gibbs, M. Vetere, F. Downs, J. & Pedell, S. ‘Planning for Urban Media: Large Public Screens and Urban Communication’, in Emerging Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning, editor CN Silva, IGI Global, Hershey PA, 2014.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Role of Art in Imagining Multicultural Communities’ in Breaching Borders: Art, Migrants and the Metaphor of Waste, editors J Steyn and N Stamselberg, I.B. Taurus, London, 2014, pp 55-72.

Yue, A. Papastergiadis, N. McQuire, S. & Barikin, A. Public Screens and Participatory Public Space, editors L Hjorth, N King and M Kataoka, Routledge, New York, 2014 (Book Chapter), pp 161-172.

Papastergiadis, N. (2014), Art in the Global Present: Introduction’, in Papastergiadis, N, Lyn, Victoria, Art in the Global Present. 1, UTS ePress, NSW 2014, pp 9-26.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘As Melbourne in the World’, in Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2013, pp 22-29.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Stealing the Measure: Antigone Kefala’s Unending Journey’, in Antigone Kefala: A Writer’s Journey, editors V Karalis and H Nickas, 2013, pp 138-50.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Hospitality and the Zombification of the Other’, in The Conditions of Hospitality, Fordham University Press, 2013, pp 145-167.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Cosmos in Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’, in Shifting Gravity, editor HC Verlag, 2013, pp 34-45.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Widest Possible Frame: Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’, in Signs Taken in Wonder, editor HC Verlag, 2013, pp 127-37.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Why Multiculturalism Makes People So Angry and Sad’, in Space, Place & Culture, editor H Sykes, Future Leaders, Melbourne, 2013, pp 47-71.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘John Berger’, in Fifty Key Writers on Photography, editor M Durden, Routledge, London, 2013, pp 46-51.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Limits of Cultural Translation’, in From Here: Context and Internationalization, editor G Mosquera, Photo Espana, La Frabrica, Madrid, 2013, pp 171-202.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’, in Routledge Handbook of Cosmopolitan Studies, editor G Delanty, Routledge, London, 2012, pp 220-232.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘World Image and Cosmopolitan Imaginaries’, in The Power of Doubt, editor H Hanru, La Fabrica, Madrid (Spanish and English) and Times Museum, Shanghai (Chinese and English), 2011, pp 24-37.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Collaboration in Art and Society: A Global Pursuit of Democratic Dialogue’, in Globalization and Contemporary Art, editor J Harris, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011, pp 275 -289.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Cultural Translation and Cosmopolitanism’, in Ocean to Outback: Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Australia, editors K Jacobs and J Malpas, Crawley WA, UWA Publishing, 2011, pp 68-95.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Cosmopolitanism after the Multiculturalism that Never Was’, in Biennale:3, editors K Koskina, Y Bolis and K Christoforidou Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2011, pp 35-42.

Papastergiadis, N. & Meredith, M. ‘Art biennales and cities as platforms for global dialogue, in Festivals and the Cultural Public Sphere, editors L Giorgi, M Sassatelli and G Delanty, London, Routledge, 2011, pp 45-62.

Papastergiadis, N. Cosmopolitan Assemblages Art, in The Migrant’s Time, editor S Mathur, Clark Studies in Visual Art, Williamstown, 2011, pp 149-173.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘What is the South?’ in South, South, South, South, editor C Medina, SITAC, Mexico City, 2010, pp 46-64.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Turbulence of Migration’ in Globalization: A Reader, editor C Lemert, New York, Routledge, 2011, pp 393-398.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Collaboration in Art and Society: A Global Pursuit of Democratic Dialogue’, in New Communities editor N Montmann, Toronto, Public Books, 2009 [Republished in Public Art /Culture / Ideas, no 39, 2009], pp 32-51.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Large Screens and the Making of Civic Spaces: An Interview with Soh Yeong Roh’ in Urban Screens Reader, editors S McQuire, M Martin & S Niederer, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2009, pp 157-162.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Spectacle and the Cosmopolitan Imaginary’ in The Spectacle of the Everyday, editor H Hanru, Dijon, Les presses du réel, X Biennale de Lyon, 2009, pp 82-110.

Papastergiadis, N. McQuire, S. & Martin, M. ‘Large Screens, Cultural Creativity and the Global City’ in Collection of Essays on Asian Design Culture, editor WSW Lim, Singapore, AA Asia, 2009, pp 42-52.

Lynn, V. & Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Double’ in Digital Marae/Lisa Reihana (cat.), editor R Devenport, New Plymouth, Aotearoa, Govett- Brewster Art Gallery, 2009, pp 20-23.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Cosmopolitanism, Assemblages, Art’ in Criticism and Art, 3rd issue, editors E Karaba and K Stafilakis, Athens, Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art – Hellenic Section, 2009, pp 64-85.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Paradox of Light: Negative Vision: Being Involved, and Imaginative Collaboration’ in X-Blind Spot, editor S Yang, Milano, Edizioni Charta, 2009, pp 22-29.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Ambient Fears’ in Dictionary of War, editor F Schneider, Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei Biennial Feature, 2009, pp 194-213.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Zombification of the Other’ in The Taipei Biennial Reader, editors M Hsu and VKortun, Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2009, pp 84-105

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Seeing the World: Phillip George’s ‘Borderlands’’ in Art & Australia 46 (4), 2009, pp 566-567.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Journals at the Centre of the Earth’ in SMC/CAC INTERVIU [Conversation about Art], editors L Dovydaityte and S Rees, Vilnius, Contemporary Art Centre, 2009, pp 24-26.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Role of Art in Imagining Multicultural Communities’ in Europa 7, 2009, pp 12-13.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Interview: Aaron Tan’ in Architecture Review Australia 108, 2009, pp 42-45.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Everything that Surrounds: Art Politics and the Everyday’ in The Everyday, editor S Johnstone, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008, pp 68-75.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Checks and Balances: Tracing Discourses on Migration’ interview with Simon Rees in Printed Project, Issue 10, 2008, pp 21-26.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Anxious Multiculturalism: Aesthetic Responses to Cultural Identity and Mobility’ in The Printed Project, editor E Cormack, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, 2008, pp 156-159.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Fragments of a Friendship Between Cities’ in Carlos Capelan, editorss C Capelan & CA Anderson, Malmo, 2008 pp 368-374.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Bridging the Gap’ in Non-Fictional, editors C Denton & B Marshall, Basel, 2008, pp 62-67.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Confined Abyss: Art in the Dusk of Reason in Sonya Leiber and David Chesworth Almost Always Everywhere Apparent, editor J Engberg, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2008, pp 17-21.

Papstergiadis, N. ‘Spatial Aesthetics and Re-Thinking the Contemporary’ in Art and Contemporaneity, editor T Smith & O Enwezor, Duke University Press, 2008.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Invasion Complex: Deep Historical Fears and Wide Open Anxieties’ in White Matters, edited by Susan Petrilli, Meltemi Editori, Roma, 2007, pp 371-391

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Art in the Age of Siege’ in Framework: The Finnish Art Review, Issue 5 / July 06, 2006, pp 35-40; also republished in Arts and Diversity: Policies, Research and Practice, The Multicultural Centre, Stockholm, 2006, pp 10-20; ejournal – Res Publica,; extended version published in Transnational Lives and the Media: Re-Imagining the Diaspora, editor O Bailey, M Georgiou & R Harindranath, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007, pp 52-71.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Ambient Fears’ in Metaphoricity and the Politics of Mobility, editors MMaragoni & EYiannopoulou, Rodopi, Amsterdam, 2006, pp 119-140.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Il compleso dell’invasione’ in Polis e Panico I, editor ES Petrillo, Avellino, 2006, pp 221- 272.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Division’ in Sociology: Place, Time & Division, editors P Beilharz & T Hogan, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2006, pp 336-341.

Papastergiadis, N. & McQuire, S. ‘Introduction’ in Empires, Ruins and Networks, editors S McQuire & N Papastergiadis, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2005, pp 2-10, 50% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Politics of Collaboration’ in Empires, Ruins and Networks, editors S McQuire & N Papastergiadis, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2005, pp 287-303.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Homeless Citizen’ in Race, Identity and Representation in Education, editors C McCarthy et al, Routledge, New York, 2005, pp 117-136.

Papastergiadis, N. & McQuire, S. ‘From Parafunctional Spaces to Shiny Ruins’ in Knowledge+Dialogue+Exchange: Remapping Cultural Globalisms from the South, editor N Tsoutas, Artspace, Sydney, 2005, pp 83 –100, 50% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Limits of Cultural Translation’ in Over Here, editors J Fisher & G Mosquera, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2004, pp 330-347; republished in English and Spanish in Crossing South, Santiago Gathering, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 2006, pp 4-8.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Creative Practice and Critical Thinking’ in Innovations in Australian Arts, Palgrave, 2004.

Papastergiadis, N.  ‘The Invasion Complex in Australian Political Culture’ in Thesis Eleven, Number 78, August 2004, pp 8-27; republished in Italian – ‘Il complesso dell’invasione nella cultural politica australiana’ in I confina della liberta, ed. Sandro Messadra, Derive Approdi, Roma, 2004, pp 245-273.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘South-South-South’ in Complex Entanglements: Art, Cultural Difference & Globalization, editor N Papastergiadis, Rivers Oram Press, London, 2003.

Papastergiadis, N, ‘The Boredom with Cultural Identity and the Ecstasy of Transculturalism’ in Complex Entanglements: Art, Cultural Difference & Globalization, editor N Papastergiadis, Rivers Oram Press, London, 2003.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Restless Hybrids’ in The Third Text Reader: on Art, Culture and Theory, editors R Araeen, S Cubitt & Z Sardar, Continuum, London, 2002, pp 166-176.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Traces Left in Cities’ in Poetics in Architecture, editor L van Schaik, Architectural Design, Wiley Academy, London, 2002, pp 45-51.

Papastergiadis, N. & Zoumazi, M. ‘Faith without Certitudes’ in Hope: New Philosophies for Change, editor M Zournazi, Pluto Press, Sydney, 2002, pp 78-96, 75% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Elastic Metaphor: Towards a Theoretical Outline of Cultural Identity’ in Formations, editor D Fleming, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2001, pp 132-152.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Disappearing re-Publics’ in The Republic of Ideas, editors B Buckley & J Conomos, Pluto, Sydney, 2001, pp 208-222.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Possibility of Going Beyond Yourself’ & ‘From the Edge of Cities’ in What John Berger Saw, editor N Papastergiadis, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 2000, pp 5-12 & 163-177.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Home in Modernity’ in Excavating Modernism, editor A Coles, BACKless Books, London, 1996, pp95-110; republished in Pledge Allegiance To A Flag, editor S Russell, London Printworks, 1997; in collaboration with the photographer Peter Lyssiotis reprinted in Transition, issue 56, 1997, pp 60-69; published and translated into Korean in My Home is Yours – Your Home is Mine, curators and editors G Sans, H Hanru and A Soyeon, Samsun Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea, 2000.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Reading Bhabha’s DissemiNation’ in Paradigms For Self-Definition in Post-Colonial Writing, editor JC Hawley, Rodopi, Amsterdam 1996, pp 120-142.

Papastergiadis, N. & Rogers, H. ‘The Parafunctional’ in The Dream of Urbanity, editor J Stathatos, Academy Group, London, 1996, pp 76-86, 100% text contribution with images by H Rogers.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The One and the Many’ in Ambient Fears, editors E Buchler and N Papastergiadis, Rivers Oram Press, London, 1996, pp 1-8.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Tracing Hybridity in Theory’ in Debating Hybridity, editor P Werbner, Zed Press, London, 1996, pp 257-281; re-printed LPH-Revista de Historia, No 8, Brazil, 1998-1999.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Mixed Belongings and Unspecified Destinations’ in ‘…because you were there: Deterritorialised Communities and Hybrid Identities, editor N Papastergiadis, INIVA, London, 1996, pp 8-19.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Metaphor: The Energy for Beginning’ in New Art From Latin America: Expanding the Continent, editor O Baddeley, Academy Group, London, 1994, pp18-25.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Journeys Within: Migration and Identity in Greek-Australian Literature’ in Striking Chords: Multicultural Literature in Australia, editor S Gunew & KO Longley, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1992, pp 149-165.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Strategy, Identity, Writing: An Interview with Gayatri Spivak’ in The Post-Colonial Critic, editor S Harasym, Routledge, New York, 1990, pp 35-50, 30% contribution.

5. Refereed Journal Articles

Papastergiadis, N. & D. Trimboli. (2018) “Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism: The Force of the Fold in Diasporic Intimacy”. International Communication Gazette, Volume: 79, Issue: 6-7: pp 564-583.

Papastergiadis, N. (2018) “From Cosmopolis to Cosmopolitan Spaces”.e-flux n.p., in collaboration between e-flux Architecture and the 7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) within the context of its theme, “Cities, Grow in Difference”; translated into Spanish, “De Cosmópolis a los espacios cosmopolitas”: pp 176-181.

Franklin, A. & N. Papastergiadis. (2017) ‘Engaging with the Anti-museum? Visitors to the Museum of Old and New Art’. Journal of Sociology, Vol, 53, No. 3: pp 670-686.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘Does Philosophy Contribute to an Invasion Complex? Sloterdijk the antagonist and the agonism of Mouffe’. Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, Vol. 9, No. 2: pp 13-38.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘The End of the Global South and the Cultures of the South’. Thesis Eleven, Vol. 142, Issue 1: pp 69-90.

Papastergiadis, N., K. Booth, J. O’Connor & A. Franklin. (2017) ‘It’s a Museum, But Not as We Know It: Issues for Local Residents Accessing the Museum of Old and New Art”. Visitor Studies, Vol. 20, No 1: pp 10-32.

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) ‘The Sensory Museum: Affective Experience as the New Pedagogic Norm’. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Vol. 24, No .1: pp 34-40.

Butt, D., S. McQuire & N. Papastergiadis (2016) ‘Platforms and Public Participation’, Continuum-Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 30:6: pp 734-743. doi: 10.1080/10304312.2016.1231777

Papastergiadis, N. (2016) ‘The Cultures of the South as Cosmos’. The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, 52: pp 6-27.

Papastergiadis, N. (2016) ‘Space/time: Matter and Motion in on Kawara’. Afterall, 41: pp 126-135. doi: 10.1086/687095

Papastergiadis, N. (2016) ‘Facing the Fall: Humanism after Nihilism in Christos Tsiolka’s Writing’. Journal of AsiaPacific Pop Culture, 1:2: pp 126-140. doi: 10.5325/jasiapacipopcult.1.2.0126

Radywyl, N., A. Barikin, N. Papastergiadis & S. McQuire. (2015) ‘Ambient Aesthetics: Altered Subjectivities in the New Museum’. The International Handbooks of Museum Studies, 3:20: pp 417-436. doi: 10.1002/9781118829059.wbihms120/full

Papastergiadis, N. (2015) ‘Spatial Aesthetics: Art, Space and the Everyday’. Theory and Society, trans. V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia.

Lambert, A., S. McQuire, S, & N. Papastergiadis. (2015) ‘Free Public Wi-Fi and E-Planning: The Use of Online Planning to Build Better Networked Public Places’. Open Source Technology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications Vol. 3-4, 1 ed.: pp 1035-1051. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-7230- 7.ch050

Papastergiadis, N. & A. Barikin. (2015) ‘Ambient Perspective and Endless Art’. Discipline No. 4, Spring/Summer 2015 (4): pp 80-91.

Papastergiadis, N., S. McQuire & A. Yue. (2014) ‘Large Screens as Creative Clusters’. City Culture and Society, 5:3, pp157-64.

Papastergiadis N. (2014) ‘A Breathing Space for Aesthetics and Politics: An Introduction to Jacques Ranciere’. Theory Culture & Society 31(7-8): pp 5-26.

Papastergiadis N. & C. Esche. (2014) ‘Assemblies in Art and Politics: An Interview with Jacques Ranciere;. Theory Culture & Society 31(7-8): pp 27-41.

Lambert, A., S. McQuire & N. Papastergiardis. (2014) ‘Public Wi-Fi: Space, Sociality and the Social Good’. Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2(3).

Papastergiadis, N., A. Barikin,, A. Yue, S. McQuire, R. Gibson & X Gu. (2014) ‘Translating Gesture in a Transnational Public Sphere’. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 35 (4): pp 349-365.

Papastergiadis, N., S. McQuire, S & A. Lambert. (2014) ‘Free Public W-Fi and E-Planning: The Use of Online Planning to Build Better Networked Public Places’. International Journal of E-Planning Research, 3 (2): pp70-85.

Papastergiadis, N., R. Khan & A. Yue. (2013) ‘Creative Australia and the Dispersal of Multiculturalism’. Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 10 (1): pp 25-34.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘The Colour of the Cosmos: John  Berger on Art and the Mystery of Creativity’. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 40.4: pp 1-17.

Papastergiadis, N., S. McQuire, X. Gu, A. Barikin, R. Gibson, A. Yue, S. Jung, C. Cmielewski, S.Y. Roh & M. Jones. (2013) ‘Mega Screens for Mega Cities’. Theory, Culture and Society, 30 (7-8): pp325-41.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘Seeing through Multicultural Perspectives’. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Vol 19, No 4, July: pp 398 – 410.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘The Stoa, Large Screens and Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’. Communication and Society, Issue 21, July: pp 129-150.

Papastergiadis, N., S. McQuire, S. Pedell, M. Gibbs, F. Vetere & J. Downs. (2012) ‘Public Screens: From Display to Interaction’. International Journal of E-Planning Research, 1 (2), 23-43, April-June: pp 23 -43.

Papastergiadis, N. (2011) ‘Cultural Translation, Cosmopolitanism and the Void’. Translation Studies, Vol 4, No 1, pp 1-20. Abridged version also published in the online journal Elastic: New Currents in Visual Inquiry, September 2011, California Institute of Arts.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Wars of Mobility’. European Journal of Social Theory, 13 (3): pp 343-363.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Vulture and Its …’. Performance Paradigm, 6 (June): pp 30-35.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Understanding Hybrid Identities: From Mechanical Models to Complex Systems’. World Futures, 66 (3): pp 243-265.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘What is the South?’. Thesis Eleven, Number 100: pp 141-156. Republished and translated into Spanish in South, South, South, edited by Cuauhtemoc Medina, SITAC, Mexico City, 2010, pp 45-64; South Magazine, edited by Marina Fokidis, Athens, pp 3-8; Mapping South, edited by Anthony Gardner, The South project, Melbourne, 2010, pp 31-45.

Papastergiadis, N. (2009) ‘Wog Zombie: The De- and Re-Humanisation of Migrants, from Mad Dogs to Cyborgs’. Cultural Studies Review 15 (2):pp 147-178.

Papastergiadis, N., S. McQuire & S. Cubitt. (2008) ‘Public Screens and the Transformation of Public Space’. Refractory: a journal of entertainment media Vol 12.

Papastergiadis, N. (2006) ‘Glimpses of Cosmopolitanism in the Hospitality of Art’. Broadsheet: Contemporary Visual Art & Culture, Vol 35, No 2: pp 110-115. Extended version published in European Journal of Social Theory, vol 10, No 1, February 2007, pp 139-152.

Papastergiadis, N. (2006) ‘The Invasion Complex: The Abject Other and Spaces of Violence’. Geographika Annals: Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography, 88 B (4): pp 429-442.

Papastergiadis, N. (2006) ‘Modernism and Contemporary Art’. Theory, Culture & Society, 23(2-3): pp 466-469.

Papastergiadis, N. (2005) ‘Hybridity and Ambivalence: Places and Flows in Contemporary Art and Culture’. Theory Culture & Society, Vol. 22, No 4: pp 39 –64. Also republished in abridged form Spanish in Revista de Occidente, No 286, 2005,  pp 33-42; in New Zealand in Visit, No 7, 2005, p 3-5.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘The Presence of Place in Art’. Australian Art Education, 25(2): pp 4-9.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘The Deterritorialization of Culture’, Arena Journal, 11: pp145-170.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Languages for Landscape: An Interview with David Malouf’. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 25: 3, July: pp83-95.

Papastergiadis, N. (1991) ‘Reading DissemiNation’. Millennium, Winter 20 (3), special issue: ‘Re-imagining the Nation’: pp507-521.


6. Refereed Published Conference Papers

Papastergiadis, N, ‘Micro Narratives of transgression and diaspora in politics and art’, in Pre/dictions: The role of art at the end of the Millennium, ed., Jenny Harper, Conference Papers from the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 1999, pp. 83-90.

Papastergiadis, N, ‘Culture, Representation and Television’, Cultural Industries: National Policies and Global Markets, edited by Marcus Breen, Proceedings of CIRCIT Conference, Melbourne, 1993, pp48-54.

7. Other Publications: Non-Refereed Journals, National and International Art Catalogues, Encyclopedia Entries

Papastergiadis, N. (2016) ‘Book Review: Thinking the Antipodes – Australian Essays/Peter Beilharz (Monash University Press, 2015)’. Thesis Eleven 134:1: pp 137-141.

Papastergiadis, N. (2016) ‘Transversal cultural spheres and the future of Europe’. Open Democracy: free thinking for the world, 22 Feb.

Papastergiadis, N. A conversation between Nikos Papastergiadis and Hoda Afshar: In the Exodus, I Love You More Nov 17 – Dec 3 2016.

Papastergiadis, N. & G. Mosquera. (2015) La geo-politica del arte contemporaneo. ERRATA#, 14, pp 20-38.

Papastergiadis, N. (2015) ‘Introduction: The Aesthetics of Small Gestures and Ethnography as Micro-Publics’. The Relevance of Ethnography Today: Is it Still Small?, Beautiful?, Critical?, Possible?, Surplus Pty Ltd, Melbourne.

Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘Anthropos and Cosmos’. Anthropos, New York, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York: pp 10-13.

Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘Horizons, Breath, World’. Sara Van Der Heide: Mother Earth Breathing, If I Can’t Dance I Don’t Want to be Part of Your Revolution, Amsterdam.

Papastergiadis, N. The Geopolitics of Contemporary Art. Ibraaz, 2014.

Lynn, V. & Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘Art as Action’. L’internationale.,

Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘John Berger: On Art and Mystery of Creativity’. Take: ON ART, IV, 13: pp 48-53.

Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘The Cosmopolis is the Starting Point’. South: As a State of Mind, 4.

Papastergiadis, N. (2014) ‘Introduction of Hou Hanru’. Edited by N King & V Lynn, Utopia@Asia Link, Melbourne.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘The Syrians are Recording Their Own Death’. South as a State of Mind, edited by M Fokidis, Kunsthalle Athena Publications, Athens: pp 18-19.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘As Melbourne in the World’. Melbourne Now (1 ed.), National Gallery of Victoria: pp 22-29.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013). ‘Hospitality, Multiculturalism and Cosmopolitanism: A Conversation between Christos Tsiolkas and Nikos Papastergiadis’. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 34 (4): pp 387-398.

Papastergiadis, N. & S. McQuire. (2013) ‘The Evolution of Federation Square’. Architectural Review Asia Pacific, Summer 2012-2013, 128: pp 92-95.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘12 + 1 = 121: Expanding Universes’.13 Rooms, curated by HU Obrist & K Bisenbach, edited by S Forbat, John Kaldor Projects 27, Sydney: pp 109-115.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘Understatement.’ Jitish Kallat: Circa, Melbourne, Australia, Asialink: pp 6-11.

Papastergiadis, N. (2013) ‘The Simple Touch’. In the Shadow of Forgetting, curated by LM Walker, edited by M Knights, University of South Australia School of Art Gallery, Adelaide: unpaginated.

Papastergiadis, N., A. Barikin, S. McQuire & A. Yue. (2013) ‘Screen Cultures and Public Spaces’. Dissect, 1(1), pp 66-83.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘What is the South?’. South Magazine, 1(Summer): pp 27.

Papastergiadis, N.  (2012) ‘Sporadic Encounters and Spherical Thinking: A Conversation with Paul Carter’. Broadsheet: Contemporary Visual Art & Culture, 41, 1: pp 18-21.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘Can There Be a History of Contemporary Art?’. Discipline, 2, Autumn: pp 150-156.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘Traces found in Ruins’. Socratis Socratou: The History of the War of Cyprus, Cyprus Contemporary Art Museum, Proteas Press, Nicosia: pp 10–17.

Papastergiadis, N. (2012) ‘The Spirit of Resistance’. R Ishak and T Nicholson: Proposition for a Banner March and a Black Cube Hot Air Balloon, edited by D Lacy, Shepparton Art Museum, Shepparton: pp 5.

Papastergiadis, N. et al. (2012) ‘ TAKE? Biennale roundtable – Curating Biennale’. Take on Art, 2, 8: pp 40-49.

Papastergiadis, N. (2011) ‘Global Strome and Hybride Kunst.’ Spingerin, Vol XVII, 2: pp18-22.

Papastergiadis, N. (2011) ‘Transnational Public Spheres: Large Screens and Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism’. Broadsheet: Contemporary Visual Art & Culture, Vol 40, No 4: pp 236-241.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Identity on the Move and the Place of Integration: Wogs, Cogs, and Cyborgs’. Australian, edited by N Tsoutas, Sydney, Casula Powerhouse: pp 82-95.

Papastergiadis, N. & M. Martin. (2010) ‘Biennials as Platforms for Social Exchange’. The Biennial Reader: The Bergen Biennial Conference, Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz Verlag: pp 37-43.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘The Stranger on Via Dolorosa: Shaun Gladwell’s Apologies 1 – 6’. Shaun Gladwell: Interior Linework/Interceptor Intersection, Campbelltown, Campbelltown Arts Centre: pp 44-54.

Papastergiadis, N. et al. (2010) ‘Conversation to Infinity’. Broadsheet, 39 (3): pp 206-211.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Aesthetics and Politics in the Age of Ambient Spectacles’. Broadsheet 39 (1), pp 32-39.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Lucy + Jorge Orta: Another Return to the Heart of Things’. Apart, We Are Together: Adelaide International 2010, edited by V Lynn, Adelaide, University of South Australia: pp 68-69.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Hybridity and Ambivalence’. Neo Pangaea: An Exploration of Cultural Hybridity, edited by H Brown, Colchester, University of Essex: pp 17-19.

Papastergiadis, N. (2010) ‘Platforms and Projects: A Conversation between Nikos Papastergiadis and Ann-Cathrin Hertling’. Marienborg, Norway, Marienborg Atelier Fellesskap.

Papastergiadis, N., S. Cubitt & S. McQuire. ‘Transient Media, Public Screens’, Public: Art/Culture/Ideas, 37, 2009.

Papastergiadis, N., M. Martin, S. McQuire & S. Cubitt. (2008) ‘Moving Messages & Uncertain Content’. Realtime, 84 April-May: pp 30.

Papastergiadis, N., M. Riphagen & B. Andrews. ‘Crossed Territories: Indigenous Cosmopolitanism’. Eye to Eye, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne: pp 14-29. 40% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Radiant Paradox of Park Seo-Bo’. Playing With Color in Park Seo-Bo, Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Korea, 2007, pp 58-67. Also translated into Korean.

Papastergiadis, N. (2007) ‘Hope in White Ruins’. Art Monthly Australia, No 199, May: pp 23-26. Also published as the laudation for the Prince Claus Award Lida Abdul received in 2006; republished in bi-lingual form (Italian and English) in Lida Abdul, catalogue edited by Renata Caragliano and Stella Cervasio, Hopefulmonster editions, Turin, 2007: pp 34 – 41.

Papastergiadis, N. (2007) ‘On Being Here and Still There’. Now, Here, Over, Here: Lida Abdul/Tania Brughera, FRAC, Lorraine: pp 54 -64. Also translated into French.

Papastergiadis, N. (2007) ‘Place in the World, An Interview with Simryn Gill’. News from Islands, edited by C Armstrong, catalogue published by Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown: pp 29-30.

Papastergiadis, N. (2007) ‘On the Road: Mobility and Mediation in Contemporary Art’. An Atlas of Events, edited by AP Riberiro, D Singer & ES Oktem, catalogued published by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon: pp 15-32. In English and Portuguese.

Papastergiadis, N. (2011) ‘The Meek Michael Riley’. Michael Riley: Sights Unseen, edited by B Croft, The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2006, pp 67-73. Republished in How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art, edited by I McLean, IMA & Power Publications, Brisbane & Sydney 2011, pp 263-264.

Papastergiadis, N. (2006) ‘Etica de la Colaboracion’. Only You, Catalogue, Carlos Capelan, Museo National de Bellas Artes, de Santiago de Chile: pp 17-18.

Papastergiadis, N. (2005) ‘The Gesture of Collaboration’. The Gesture: A Visual Library in Progress, edited by M Fokidis, Sergio Risalti, Daphne Vitali, Fondazione Fabbrica Europa, Florence: pp 43-52.

Papastergiadis, N. (2005) ‘Imagining the State with Mobility’. Art, City and Politics in an Expanding World: Writings from the 9th International Istanbul Biennial, edited by C Esche & V Kortum, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul: pp 247 –278. In Turkish and English.

Papastergiadis, N. (2004) ‘A Thousand Beautiful Things – An Interview with Jimmie Durham’. Criticism & Engagement & Thought, edited by B French, A Geczy & N Tsoutas, Artspace, Sydney: pp 43-50.

Papastergiadis, N. (2004) ‘The Ethics of Collaboration’. 2004, edited by C Green, National Gallery of Victoria and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne: pp 57-61.

Papastergiadis, N. (2004) ‘Temporary Migration’. Freefall, edited by E Daly, Arts Council of England, London: pp 6-9.

Papastergiadis, N. (2004). ‘Dissecting the New Australian Authoritarianism’. Broadsheet: Contemporary Visual Art & Culture, Vol 33, No 2: pp 27-30.

Papastergiadis, N. (2003) ‘The Space for Reflection’. Leica CCP Documentary Photography Catalogue, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne: pp 7-11.

Papastergiadis, N. (2003) ‘Ambient Fear’. Fallout Special Issue, Artlink, Vol 23, No 1: pp 28-34.

Papastergiadis, N, ‘Ambient Fears’, Unfolding Perspectives: Three Days of Lectures at the ARS 01 Exhibition, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art & Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 2002, pp 44-55.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘Catch that Pidgin’. Pidgin: Interrupted Transmission, edited by E Tan, Film and Video Umbrella, London: pp 50-58.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘One Night Love’. Object Magazine, No 39: pp 50-52.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘South: Cultural Histories Forged by Post-Colonial Societies’. Intersections, edited by T Murnik & N Fuller, BHP Billiton, Marshalltown, South Africa: pp 15-19.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘Small Gestures in Specific Places’. Afterall: A Journal of Art Context and Enquiry, No 6: pp 106-113.

Papastergiadis, N., B. Castro, H. Perkins, & H. Fink. (2002) ‘Forking Tongues’. Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, edited by L Seear, Queensland Art Gallery: pp 112-123.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘Reflections in Ruins: The Materiality of Modern Art’. Meridian: Focus on Contemporary Australian Art, edited by R Kent, R Storer & V Webb, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney: pp 16-19.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘The Double of Mimesis’. Re:Trace Dialogues: Essays on Contemporary Art and Culture, edited by J Chuhan, A Dimitraki & E Thomas, Center for Art International & Liverpool Biennial: pp 14-19.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘Art, Politics and the Everyday’. Third Text, No 57, Winter 2001-2002: pp 71-86.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Future as Context’. The Anthology of Art, edited by J Gerz. Re-published in After Ground Zero, edited by HP Schwefel, Dumont, Cologne, 2002.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘The Politics of Art’. Sub Rosa, Brad Buckley, Cast Gallery, Hobart: pp 3-8.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Passing’. Authority, catalogue for Polixeni Papapetrou, Melbourne, May: pp 3-4.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Return to International Waters’. International Waters, edited by R Palmer, John Hansard gallery, University of Southampton: pp 15 –22.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Art in the Politics of the Everyday’. ARS 01: Unfolding Perspectives, edited by M Jaukkuri, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki: pp 35 –47. Also translated into Finnish.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Charting a New Course for Cultural Mapping’. Artforces, Australia Council Newsletter, No 109: pp 6-7.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘From Fragments’. No ID, edited by H Black, The Monagri Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Cyprus: pp 3-6. Also translated into Greek.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Moving Photography, Catalogue’. Space at the Centre, edited by D Ferrari, Espais: Centre d’Art Contempoani, Girona, Spain. Also reprinted in Art Public Calaf, Calaf, Spain, 2001, pp 96-98; reprinted in Used City, edited by I Bercedo, Quaderns, Barcelona, 2002, pp 63-66; translated into Catalan and Spanish.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Statelessness, Encyclopedia Entry’. Encyclopedia on Democratic Thought, edited by J Foweraker & PB Clarke, Routledge, London, 2001.

Papastergiadis, N. (2000) ‘Greek as a Souvlaki’. Artlink, Special Issue on Food and Art, edited by H Fink, Vol 19, No 4: pp 52-55.

Papastergiadis, N. (2000) ‘The Stranger Revisited’. Broadsheet, Vol 29, No 1, Autumn: pp 4-6.

Papastergiadis, N. (2000) ‘Profiles on Destiny Deacon and Michael Riley’. Beyond the Pale, edited by BL Croft, Art Gallery of South Australia: pp 23, 76.

Papastergiadis, N. (2002) ‘Flags in the landscape’. Language is a Foreign Country, edited by J Puranen, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki: 18-27. Translated into Finnish; also republished in Getting the Measure, Footscray Community Art Centre: pp 44-49.

Papastergiadis, N. (2000) ‘After Amnesia’. COIL, No 9/10, edited by G Lane, Proboscis Publications, London, pp 90-100.

Papastergiadis, N. (2001) ‘Topographies’. If I Ruled the World, Catalogue essay, edited by M Wilson, Living Art Museum Reykjavik and Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow: pp 42-50. Also re-printed in, Postwest, No 18, 2001: pp 54-59.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘The Inessential Bonds of Art and Politics’. Art and Politics: Living Here Now: Australian Perspecta 99, edited N Teffer & W Tunnicliffe, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney: pp 9 -17.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘Always at least Two Words and Two Windows’. Bilingual, edited by M Chieu, Gallery 4, Sydney: pp 10-12.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Response to Matthew Higgs’. Melbourne – Glasgow Exchange, edited by T Webster, The Modern Institute, Edinburgh, 1999.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘Editorial: Close Strangers’. Photofile, No, 57: pp 2-3.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘The Secret Little Bay’. Photofile, No, 57: pp 50-55.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘The Local and the Global in the Multicultural Debate’. Artitude: The Magazine of the Multicultural Arts Alliance, No 20, July-August: pp 8-11.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘The Signs of Life and the Next Step for Art’. Like Art Magazine, No 9, Winter: pp 26-30

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘Turbulence: Mapping Global Migration’. Meanjin, Vol 58, No 3: pp 126-135.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘No Way Home’ (Kein Zuruck nach Hause)’. Cross Currents, edited by D del Favero, ZKM, Digital Arts Edition No 2, Neue Galarie, Graz: pp 9-19, 27-35.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘The Friendly Eye and the Blind Spot’. The Blind Spot, edited by P Buchler, Artspace Publications, Sydney: pp 11-21.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘Adieu, Fare Welling Cantona’. Meanjin, Vol 58, no 1: pp 164-176.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘On Museums, Galleries and their Walls’. Postwest, No. 14: pp 25-30.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) ‘Tromp l’oeil: Under the Signs of Everything’. Towards a Theory of Everything, edited by A Foster, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney: pp 1- 10.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘A Monument against Monuments: Conversation with Rasheed Araeen’. In the Everyday: Critical and Theoretical Speculations on the 11th Biennale of Sydney, edited by S. Best & C. Green, Artspace, Sydney: pp 144-160.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Living in Manchester’. Heat 10: pp 119-133.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Correspondence with Jorma Puranen’. Continental Drift: Europe Approaching the Millennium, edited by ML Sand & A McNeill, Prestel, Munich – New York: pp 75-78.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Art & Every Day (Biennale Forum)’. Like: Art Magazine, No 7, Summer 1998/99: pp 8-16.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘The Friendly Eye’. Sonya Boyce: Performance, edited by M Crimson, Institute of Internal Visual Arts, London: pp 16-24.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘From the Edges of Exile to the Limits of Translation’. Crossings, edited by D Nemiroff, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa: pp 42-69.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Distance and Proximity’. Next Wave, edited by Z Trow & K Daw, Next wave Festival, Melbourne: pp 6-7.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Everything that Surrounds: Art, Politics and Theories of the Everyday’. Every Day, edited J Watkins, 11th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney: pp 21 -27.

Papastergiadis, N. & S. McQuire. (1997) ‘Coming Apart’, Photofile, 52, November: pp 49-51. 50% contribution

Papastergiadis, N. (1997) ‘Turn the Soil’. Craft, Vol. 27., No. 234: pp 22-29.

Papastergiadis, N. (1997) ‘The Island feeling in a Changing World’. Islas, edited by OB Jinorio, Centro Atlantico De Arte Moderno, Las Palma de Gran Canaria: pp 361-379. Reproduced in part for the catalogue of John Conomos, Autumn Song, produced in association with the Australian Film Commission, Sydney, 1997.

Papastergiadis, N. (1997) ‘Back to Basics: British Art and the Problem of a Global Frame’. Pictura Brittanica, edited by  B Murphy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney: pp 128-147.

Papastergiadis, N. (1998) ‘Aboriginality and its Audience’. Abstracts: New Aboriginalities, edited K Campbell, SWAPP, Bristol. Republished in Left Curve, 21, 1998.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) ‘Restless Hybrids’. Third Text, No 32, Autumn: pp 9-18.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) ‘The Rape of Bosnia’. Catalogue essay for Dennis De Favero, Motel Vilina Vlas, Mori Gallery Sydney. Also translated into German, ‘Vergewaltigung in Bosnia’, pp 1-7.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) ‘Dear Constanze’. Catalogue essay for Constanze Zikos, Fake Projects, Australia Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne: pp 2-4.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) ‘And: An Introduction into the Aesthetics of Deterritorialisation’. Art & Cultural Difference, Profile No 43, Academy Group, London: pp 1-3.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) ‘’What Did You Take When Your House Was Burning’‘. Art & Cultural Difference, Profile No 43, Academy Group, London: pp 48-50.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Disputes at the Boundaries of ‘New Internationalism’‘. Third Text, 25, Winter: pp 95-103.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Imagining A New Internationalism’. Creative Camera, April/May: pp 18-24.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Constanze Zikos: Geometric Relief’. Art and Text, No 48, May: pp 26-27.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Minority Discourse’. Australian Multicultural Book Review, 2: pp 69-72.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Global Proposals’, Frieze, No 19, Nov/Dec: pp 26-29.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Greece at the Crossroads’. Beyond Missolonghi, edited by E Gertsakis, The University of Melbourne Museum of Art, Melbourne: pp 10-22.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) ‘Time against Time’, Adelaide Biennale, edited by J Barrett- Lennard, Adelaide: pp 88-90.

Papastergiadis, N. (1993) ‘The Ends of Migration’. Agenda: Contemporary Art Magazine, 29, March: pp 7-13.

Papastergiadis, N. (1993) ‘The Ground from under Our Feet: Minority Discourse and Global Culture’. Agenda: Contemporary Art Magazine, 34, December: pp5-9. An abridged version in Casablanca: Cultural Politics Magazine, No. 10, December.

Papastergiadis, N. (1993) ‘Framing the Message’. Third Text, No 24, Autumn: pp 81-87.

Papastergiadis, N. (1992) ‘Cultural Critics and Foreign Agents’. Typereader: Journal of the Centre for Studies in Literary Education, 7, Autumn, Deakin University: pp 19-24.

Papastergiadis, N. (1991) ‘The South in The North’. Third Text, 14, Spring: pp 43-53.

Papastergiadis, N. (1991) ‘Shuttling: An interview with Gayatri Spivak’. Arena, 97: pp 65-76.

Papastergiadis, N. (1991) ‘Approaching Stories: An interview with John Berger’. Arena, 97: pp 100-113. Reprinted in Third Text, 19, and in The American Poetry Review, 22, 4.

Papastergiadis, N. (1990) ‘Dialogue and Diaspora; An Interview with Ashis Nandy’. Third Text, 11, Summer: pp 99-109.

Papastergiadis, N. (1990) ‘History Begins With Me!’. Re-Writing History, edited by A Harding, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge: pp 5-14.

Papastergiadis, N. (1989) ‘Stealing the Measure’. Age Monthly Review, 9, 4, July: pp 3-5.

Papastergiadis, N. (1987) ‘A Vision Revised’. Chronico, Vol. 8-9: pp 86-98.

Papastergiadis, N. (1986) ‘Culture, Self and Plurality’. Arena, 76: pp 49-65.

Papastergiadis, N, S. McQuire, & F. Mackie. (1986) ‘The Technological Dream Factory’. Arena, 76: pp 97-116. 33% contribution.

Papastergiadis, N. (1985) ‘The Ideological Practice of Multiculturalism’. Chronico, 4-5: pp 96-100.

8. Reports & Government Submissions

Papastergiadis, N. (2017) Lead author of Submission by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria to the Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism, Department of Senate.

Pink, S. Aama, Y. Papastergiadis, N. & participants. (2015) Un/certainty, Design Research Institute and Digital Ethnography Research Centre, RMIT University.

Scott, M. Vella, J. Zika, P. Holmes, J. Papastergiadis, N. Lee, F. Maria, J. Gibson, R. & Bleach, L. (2015) The Plimsoll Inquiry: A Report, Tasmanian College of the Arts, Hobart.

Papastergiadis, N. McQuire, S. Yue, A. Gu, X. & Trimboli, D. (2015) Connecting Audiences: A Manual for Large Screens, The Research Unit in Public Cultures, The University of Melbourne in association with Federation Square, Art Center Nabi & Australia Council.

Papastergiadis, N. Yue, A. Khan, R. & Wyatt, D. (2015) Multiculturalism and Governance: Evaluating Arts Policies and Engaging Cultural Citizenship: 4 Year Project Report, Research Unit for Public Cultures, The University of Melbourne.

Lambert, A. McQuire, S. & Papastergiadis, N. (2013) Free Wi-Fi and Public Space. Report No 1. Melbourne, Australia: Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society.

Yue, A. Papastergiadis, N. Khan, R. Hage, G. & Wyatt, D. (2013) Multiculturalism and Governance: Evaluating Arts Policies and Engaging Cultural Citizenship. Year 2 Report.: Multiculturalism and Governance: Evaluating Arts Policies and Engaging Cultural Citizenship. Year 2 Report, The University of Melbourne.

Papastergiadis, N. Yue, A. Khan, I. & Hage, GJ. (2012) Multiculturalism and Governance: Evaluating Arts Policies and Engaging Cultural Citizenship, Year 1 City of Whittlesea Program Evaluations, University of Melbourne.

Papastergiadis, N. (1999) Cultural Difference and Contemporary Art, commissioned by Nexus Multicultural Arts center as background paper for the Australia Council symposium on curating. 1999.

Papastergiadis, N. (1995) The Cultures Of Art, Commissioned by the Cornerhouse Gallery Manchester and submitted to the Arts Council of England and the Institute of International Visual Arts: pp 6.

Papastergiadis, N. (1994) Access to Excellence: A Review of Issues Affecting Artists and Arts from Non-English-speaking Backgrounds, published by Centre for Studies of Literary Education, Deakin University, 1993. Commissioned and published as a report for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Canberra: pp 186. 50% contribution

Papastergiadis, N. (1987) Commissioned by the Australian Arts Council to write a profile of 12 theatre groups in Melbourne, report published in the M.A.T.I.A. publications of the Australia Council, Sydney: pp 40.


9. Reviews & Commentaries

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Imagining the World and Global Writing’. Text,, 18, October 2014. ISSN: 1327-9556.

Papastergiadis N. ‘Thomas Hirschhorn and Jacques Ranciere: Artists and Philosophers as Companions in the Love of the Infinitude of Thought’. Theory Culture & Society 31(7-8), December 2014, pp 97-100.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Marcel Duchamp’, by Julian Jason Haladyn. Theory Culture and Society, 30 (1), 2013, pp 152-160.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture’, by Gregory Sholette. Broadsheet, Vol 40 Number 3, 2011, pp 214-215.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Lucy Orta: The Artist as Enabler’. Art & Australia 47 (2), 2009, pp 240-242.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘The Destruction of Memory’. Architecture Review Australia, May 2006, pp 18-21.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Towards a Metalanguage of Geography: Marina Fokidis Speaks with Nikos Papastergiadis’. Flash Art Vol XXXIX (247), March – April, 2006, pp 48.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Open Discussion’. World Contemporary Art and International Biennales, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, 2006, pp 118-120.

Papastergiadis, N. Response to ‘A Tale of Two Cities: Manifesta in Rotterdam and Ljubljana’. The Manifesta Decade, edited by B Vanderlinden & E Filipovic, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2005, pp 204.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Haunted Nations’ by Sneja Gunew. Australian Book Review, March 2005, pp 31-32.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of Artspace in Sydney Biennale, ‘A Quiet Room in an International Event’. Left Curve 29, 2005, pp 136.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Futebol’, by Alex Bellos. Cultural Studies Review 9 (2), 2003, pp 220-223.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘White Nation’, by Ghassan Hage. Oceania, Oceania Publications, University of Sydney 70 (3), March 2000, pp 268-279.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Juan Davila’. Like Art Magazine 12, Winter 2000, pp 63-64.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Letter to the Editor’. Art Monthly 126, January 2000.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘What the City Remembers’, by Eugenia Raskopoulos. with(out) voice, Eyeline, summer 1998-1999, pp 40.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘From Subject to Citizen’, Alistair Davidson & Being All Equal.  Judith Kapferer, Sociology 33 (1), 1999.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘The Messenger’, by Bill Viola. Art in Australia 37 (1), 1999, pp 148-149.,

Papastergiadis, N. ‘The Winter of Artworld’s Discontent’. The Age, June 1999, pp 7.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Questions of Cultural Identity’, by Stuart Hall & Paul du Gay. Sociology, The British Journal of Sociology, 1997.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Volcano’, by Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir. Creative Camera, Feb/March 1996.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Global Visions’. Edited by Jean Fisher, Creative Camera, February/March, 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Desperate Integration?’. Untitled No. 7, March 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘The Reason of Metaphor: A Study in Politics’ by D. F. Miller. Political Studies 43 (1), March 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Reason, Rhetoric and Society’, by G. Myerson. Political Studies, 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Cultural Identity, Whose Problem Is It?’. Third Text 5 (18), 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Postmodern Socialism’, by P. Beilharz. Thesis 11, 1995.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Between Totalitarianism and Postmodernity: A Thesis Eleven Reader’, edited by Beilharz, Robinson & Rundell, Sociology: The Journal of the British Sociological Association 28 (2), May 1994.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘Mortality, Immortality and Other Life Strategies’, Zygmunt Bauman, Sociology: The Journal of the British Sociological Association 28 (1), February 1994.

Papastergiadis, N. Review of ‘A Certain Lack of Coherence’, by Jimmie Durham. Sociology: The Journal of the British Sociological Association 28 (4), 1994. Also an extended version published in Agenda 37, July 1994.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘’Conflicts of Love’‘. Chronico 8-9, 1987.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Contemporary Australian Poetry’. The National Times on Sunday, October 1986.

Papastergiadis, N. ‘Editorial’. Third Text, 4, pp 15.