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Dr Simon Sheikh

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PositionReader in Curating, Programme Director
Department Art
Email s.sheikh (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7691

Simon Sheikh's research deals with the modalities and potentialities of curating, within the relation between exhibition-making and political imaginaries. He is concerned with how exhibitions articulate through arrangement, narrative and spatialization, as well as how the very format of the exhibition can be expanded, negated or transformed.

Research areas thus include the making of publics, the instituting of subjectivity and the politics of display, both in terms of critical writing, the conceptualization and realization of exhibition projects, and in the form of an ongoing formulation of histories of exhibition making and reception.

Recently he has engaged in making former the notion of ‘the West’, in how Capital can be read, re-read and represented, and in the artistic practices of archiving, circulation and dissemination that can be viewed as unauthorized, and running counter to sanctified cultural politics and forms.

Teaching

Prior to arriving at Goldsmiths, Simon served as the course leader and lecturer for the Critical Studies Programme at the Malmoe Art Academy in Sweden for seven years. He has also been a lecturer at Funen Art Academy in Denmark.

Professional projects

Simon has been a curator for NIKCA in Helsinki and worked for three years as the director of Overgarden, Institute of Contemporary Art in Copenhagan.

His most recent curated exhibitions include Reading / Capital (For Althusser) at DEPO in Istanbul (2014), Unauthorized at Inter Arts Lab in Malmö (2012), and All That Fits: The Aesthetics of Journalism at QUAD in Derby (2011). 

Publications

Book Section

Computing the Law / Searching for Justice
Schuppli, Susan. March 2017. Computing the Law / Searching for Justice. In: Boris Buden,; Maria Hlavajova and Simon Sheikh, eds. Former West Art and the Contemporary after 1989. MIT Press. ISBN 9780262533836

‘Articulation: On the Position of the Curator’
Sheikh, Simon. 2013. ‘Articulation: On the Position of the Curator’. In: Ann Demester; Edna van Duyn and Hendrik Folkerts, eds. The Shadowfiles 3 - Curatorial Education. Amsterdam: Appel. ISBN 978-9073501782

‘Towards the Exhibition as Research’
Sheikh, Simon. 2013. ‘Towards the Exhibition as Research’. In: Paul O'Neill and Mick Wilson, eds. Curating Research. London: Open Editions. ISBN 978-0949004031

Burning From the Inside – New Institutionalism Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2012. Burning From the Inside – New Institutionalism Revisited. In: Beatrice von Bismarck; Jörn Schafaff and Thomas Weski, eds. Cultures of the Curatorial. Berlin, Germany: Sternberg Press, pp. 361-373. ISBN 9781934105979

‘Instituting the Institution’
Sheikh, Simon. 2012. ‘Instituting the Institution’. In: Joao Mourao and Luis Silva, eds. Performing the Institution(al), Volume 2. Lisbon: Kunsthalle Lissabon, pp. 90-103.

Avant-garde Citizens. Double Agents, and Model Workers
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. Avant-garde Citizens. Double Agents, and Model Workers. In: Ellen Blumenstein, ed. Under Deconstruction: Libia Castro & Olafur Olafsson. Berlin: Sternberg Press, pp. 27-33. ISBN 9781934105443

‘What Remains? – Chto Delat?, Post-Communism and Art’
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. ‘What Remains? – Chto Delat?, Post-Communism and Art’. In: Johan Holten, ed. What Is To Be Done? – Survey of the Works of the Russian Collective Chto Delat? Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, pp. 56-65.

Constitutive Effects: The Techniques of the Curator
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. Constitutive Effects: The Techniques of the Curator. In: Zoya Kocur, ed. Global Visual Cultures. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 48-56. ISBN 978-1405169202

‘Letter to Jane’
Sheikh, Simon. 2010. ‘Letter to Jane’. In: Paul O'Neill and Mick Wilson, eds. Pedagogical Subjects. London: Open Editions, pp. 61-75.

‘The State We are In, Or, What a State We are In! Notes on the State of a Global Artworld, its Subjects and Circulations’
Sheikh, Simon. 2010. ‘The State We are In, Or, What a State We are In! Notes on the State of a Global Artworld, its Subjects and Circulations’. In: Lex ter Braak; Lilet Breddels and Steven van Teeseling, eds. 6(0) Ways… Framing Cultural Diversity. Amsterdam: NAi Publishers. ISBN 978-9056626921

Aesthetic Subjects in Urban Spaces – Some Remarks on the Films of Knut Åsdam
Sheikh, Simon. 2010. Aesthetic Subjects in Urban Spaces – Some Remarks on the Films of Knut Åsdam. In: , ed. Knut Asdam: The Long Gaze, the Short Gaze. Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press, pp. 190-205. ISBN 978-1934105283

The Art of Imagination
Sheikh, Simon. 2010. The Art of Imagination. In: Marie Nerland, ed. An Anthology for the 25th Anniversary of BIT Teatergarasjen. Oslo: BIT Teatergarasjen, pp. 47-51. ISBN 978-8299667845

‘The Representation of Banking, Banking on Representation: Reflections on John Strauss’ ‘Transparency’ and its Reframing’
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. ‘The Representation of Banking, Banking on Representation: Reflections on John Strauss’ ‘Transparency’ and its Reframing’. In: , ed. Printed Project. Dublin: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 47-49.

Exhibition-Making and the Political Imaginary
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Exhibition-Making and the Political Imaginary. In: , ed. Malmö Art Academy yearbook. UNSPECIFIED.

Once Upon a Time in the West
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Once Upon a Time in the West. In: , ed. Passengers. Warsaw: In Situ.

In the Place of the Public Sphere? Or, The World in Fragments
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. In the Place of the Public Sphere? Or, The World in Fragments. In: Claire Doherty, ed. Situation. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, pp. 137-141.

Publics and Post-Publics: The Production of the Social
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. Publics and Post-Publics: The Production of the Social. In: Jorinde Seijdel, ed. Art as a Public Issue: how art and its institutions reinvent the public dimension. 14 Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, pp. 28-36. ISBN 9789056624354

The End of an Idea
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. The End of an Idea. In: Mel Jordan and Malcolm Miles, eds. Art and Theory After Socialism. Bristol: University of Chicago Press, pp. 67-75. ISBN 978-1841502113

Talk Value: Cultural Industry and the Knowledge Economy
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. Talk Value: Cultural Industry and the Knowledge Economy. In: Maria Hlavajova; Jill Winder and Binna Choi, eds. Concerning Knowledge Production. Utrecht: BAK, pp. 182-197.

No lugar da Esfera Pública?
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. No lugar da Esfera Pública? In: , ed. Urbania 3. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 127-135.

In the Place of the Public Sphere? Or, The World in Fragments
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. In the Place of the Public Sphere? Or, The World in Fragments. In: , ed. Public Good. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 46-55.

Correcting the Principles of Correction (its Facilities and Discourses)
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Correcting the Principles of Correction (its Facilities and Discourses). In: , ed. Crime and Punishment, catalogue. Tallinn: Tallinn Kunstihoone, pp. 64-67.

In Dreams Begin Responsibilites – Notes on Art, Horizons, and the Imaginary
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. In Dreams Begin Responsibilites – Notes on Art, Horizons, and the Imaginary. In: Dorothee Bienert, ed. Don’t Worry – Be Curious! Frankfurt/Main: Revolver, pp. 33-36. ISBN 978-3865883872

Revolution in the Head, or, Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow’
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Revolution in the Head, or, Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow’. In: Maja Fowkes and Reuben Fowkes, eds. Revolution is Not a Garden Party. Manchester: MIRIAD, pp. 52-55. ISBN 978-1905476121

Oplæg
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Oplæg. In: Katya Sander, ed. Produktion af handlingsrum. Arhus: Det Jyske Kunstakademi, pp. 30-39.

‘Constitutive Effects: The Techniques of the Curator’
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. ‘Constitutive Effects: The Techniques of the Curator’. In: Paul O'Neill, ed. CURATING SUBJECTS. Amsterdam: De Appel, pp. 174-185.

The Production of Knowledge – An Introduction to Critical Studies
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. The Production of Knowledge – An Introduction to Critical Studies. In: Katarina Stenbeck, ed. There’s Gonna Be Some Trouble – The Five Year Rooseum Book. Malmö, pp. 218-225.

Maria Eichhorn: The Aesthetics of Administration and the Administration of Aesthetics
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Maria Eichhorn: The Aesthetics of Administration and the Administration of Aesthetics. In: , ed. Untitled 43. London: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 38-43.

What are the Challenges of Teaching Critical Discourse
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. What are the Challenges of Teaching Critical Discourse. In: Nikolaus Schafhausen and Julia Moritz, eds. The Question of the Day. Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press, p. 90.

Exhibition as Medium
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Exhibition as Medium. In: Rael Artel and Airi Triisberg, eds. Public Preparation. Tallinn: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 56-62.

Battle Lines are Being Drawn – The Cultural Politics of Identity in Denmark
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Battle Lines are Being Drawn – The Cultural Politics of Identity in Denmark. In: Minna Henriksson and Sezgin Boynik, eds. Contemporary Art and Nationalism. Critical Reader. Pristhina: University of Kosovo, pp. 56-60. ISBN 978-9951874403

The Trouble with Institutions, or, Art and its Publics
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. The Trouble with Institutions, or, Art and its Publics. In: , ed. Dreamlands Burn. Budapest: Múcsarnok, pp. 42-47.

Scattered (War) Opposition
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Scattered (War) Opposition. In: Johanna Billing; Maria Lind and Lars Nilsson, eds. Taking the Matter into Common Hands: On Contemporary Art and Collaborative Practices. London: Black Dog Publishing, pp. 108-110.

‘Scattered (War) Opposition’
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. ‘Scattered (War) Opposition’. In: Johanna Billing; Maria Lind and Lars Nilsson, eds. Taking the Matter into Common Hands. London: Black Dog Publishing, pp. 108-110. ISBN 978-1906155186

Identification of a Woman
Sheikh, Simon. 2007. Identification of a Woman. In: , ed. Ann Lislegaard – Science Fiction and Other Worlds. Oslo: Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, pp. 76-82.

Battle Lines are Being Drawn – The Cultural Politics of Identity in Denmark
Sheikh, Simon. 2006. Battle Lines are Being Drawn – The Cultural Politics of Identity in Denmark. In: , ed. : Framework 5. Helsinki: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 104-106.

The Trouble with Institutions, or, Art and its Publics
Sheikh, Simon. 2006. The Trouble with Institutions, or, Art and its Publics. In: Nina Möntmann, ed. Art and its Institutions. London: Black Dog Publishing, pp. 142-149.

Creating Publics
Sheikh, Simon and Hunt, Ashley. 2006. Creating Publics. In: Tara Byrne, ed. Cork Caucus: on art, possibility & democracy. Frankfurt A.M.: Revolver, pp. 321-327.

Representation, Contestation and Power: the Artist as Public Intellectual
Sheikh, Simon. 2006. Representation, Contestation and Power: the Artist as Public Intellectual. In: Sarah Pierce, ed. The Paraeducation Department. Belfast: Interface.

Public Spheres and the Functions of Progressive Art Institutions
Sheikh, Simon. 2006. Public Spheres and the Functions of Progressive Art Institutions. In: Vanessa Muller and Nikolaus Schafhausen, eds. Under Construction – Perspectives on Institutional Practice. Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, pp. 192-194.

Representation, Contestation and Power: the Artist as Public Intellectual
Sheikh, Simon. 2005. Representation, Contestation and Power: the Artist as Public Intellectual. In: Inára Drulle, ed. Artists as Producers. Transformation of Public Space. Riga: Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, pp. 39-42.

A Conversation
Sheikh, Simon. 2005. A Conversation. In: , ed. Gregor Neuerer – A Stolen Moment, catalogue. Innsbruck: Kunstpavillon der Tiroler Künstlerschaft, pp. 35-40.

Anstelle der öffentlichkeit? Oder: Die Welt in Fragmenten
Sheikh, Simon. 2005. Anstelle der öffentlichkeit? Oder: Die Welt in Fragmenten. In: Gerald Raunig and Ulf Wuggenig, eds. Publicum – Theorien der öffentlichkeit. Vienna: Turia + Kant, pp. 80-88.

Imagining Berlin – Some Attempts at Entries into a City Space
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Imagining Berlin – Some Attempts at Entries into a City Space. In: Ute Meta Bauer, ed. Komplex Berlin / Complex Berlin. Verlag Buchhandlung Walter König: Verlag Buchhandlung Walter König, pp. 148-160.

Uundgåeligt eksploderende plastik – Andy Warhol og the Velvet Underground (og Nico)
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Uundgåeligt eksploderende plastik – Andy Warhol og the Velvet Underground (og Nico). In: Klaus Lyngaard and Henrik Queitsch, eds. Loaded. København: Informations Forlag, pp. 47-55.

Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline. In: , ed. Territories: The Frontiers of Utopia and Other facts on the Ground, catalogue. Malmö: Malmö Konsthall, pp. 29-30.

‘Uundgåeligt eksploderende plastik – Andy Warhol og the Velvet Underground (og Nico)’
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. ‘Uundgåeligt eksploderende plastik – Andy Warhol og the Velvet Underground (og Nico)’. In: Klaus Lyngaard and Henrik Queitsch, eds. Loaded. København: Informations Forlag, pp. 47-55.

‘[Shift]Work’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘[Shift]Work’. In: , ed. The Project, catalogue. Tallinn: Tallinn Kunstihoone, pp. 10-13.

Number One and Number Two and Point Zero: Jean-Luc Godard between Film, Video and Art
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. Number One and Number Two and Point Zero: Jean-Luc Godard between Film, Video and Art. In: Gareth James and Florian Zeyfang, eds. I said I love. That is the promise – The tvideo politics of Jean-Luc Godard. Berlin: b_books, pp. 124-163.

Spredt (krigs)modstand
Sheikh, Simon and Jakobsen, Jakob. 2003. Spredt (krigs)modstand. In: Kristina Ask, ed. Re/aktion. Copenhagen: UNSPECIFIED, p. 16.

Counter-Public Works: Remapping Public Space
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. Counter-Public Works: Remapping Public Space. In: , ed. Printed Project 1. Dublin: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 37-42.

‘[Shift]Work’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘[Shift]Work’. In: , ed. The Project. Tallinn: Tallinn Kunstihoone, pp. 10-13.

‘Number One and Number Two and Point Zero: Jean-Luc Godard between Film, Video and Art’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘Number One and Number Two and Point Zero: Jean-Luc Godard between Film, Video and Art’. In: Gareth James and Florian Zeyfang, eds. I Said I Love. That is the Promise: The TVideo-politics of Jean-Luc Godard /Die TVideo-Politik des Jean-Luc Godard. Berlin: b_books, pp. 124-163. ISBN 978-3933557315

‘Spredt (krigs)modstand’
Sheikh, Simon and Jakobsen, Jakob. 2003. ‘Spredt (krigs)modstand’. In: Kristina Ask, ed. Re/aktion. Copenhagen: UNSPECIFIED, p. 16.

‘Counter-Public Works: Remapping Public Space’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘Counter-Public Works: Remapping Public Space’. In: , ed. Printed Project 1. Dublin: UNSPECIFIED, pp. 37-42.

Space Fellow Travellers
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. Space Fellow Travellers. In: Peter Weibel, ed. Olafur Eliasson: Surroundings Surrounded. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, pp. 566-571. ISBN 978-0262731485

‘Double Vision – The Drama Documents of Joachim Koester’
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. ‘Double Vision – The Drama Documents of Joachim Koester’. In: Joahim Koester, ed. Joachim Koester Werke 1992 - 2001 - Different Stories, Different Places: 28.2 - 14.4.2002. Nürnberg: Kunsthalle Nürnberg, pp. 26-50.

‘Double Vision – The Drama Documents of Joachim Koester’
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. ‘Double Vision – The Drama Documents of Joachim Koester’. In: , ed. Oito relatos nórdicos. , Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostel, pp. 88-102.

‘Notes on Amel Ibrahimovic’s Field of Dreams’
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. ‘Notes on Amel Ibrahimovic’s Field of Dreams’. In: Amel Ibrahimovic, ed. u.m.a.s.p. Helsinki: NICFA.

‘Efterskrift’
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. ‘Efterskrift’. In: Brian O'Doherty, ed. I den hvide kube (in Danish). Copenhagen: Rævens Sorte Bilbiotek,, pp. 125-131. ISBN 978-8773781852

In the Place of the Public Sphere
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. In the Place of the Public Sphere. In: Stephan Dilemuth, ed. The Academy and the Corporate Public. Köln: Permanent Verlag, pp. 218-221.

Identification of a Woman
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. Identification of a Woman. In: , ed. Ann Lislegaard – Eyes Wide Open. Copenhagen: The National museum of Photography.

Under Deconstruction, Notes on Under Construction, Mainstreaming and Marginalization in the Changing Welfare States of the Nordic Countries
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. Under Deconstruction, Notes on Under Construction, Mainstreaming and Marginalization in the Changing Welfare States of the Nordic Countries. In: Marita Muukkonen, ed. Under [De]Construction. Helskinki: NIFCA, pp. 85-92.

‘CUDI – en mod-offentlighed?’
Sheikh, Simon. 2001. ‘CUDI – en mod-offentlighed?’. In: , ed. CUDI – Center for Urbanitet, Dialog og Information. Odense: Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik.

‘Between Thought and Expression – Notes on Leif Kath’s Work Between Form and Formlessness’
Sheikh, Simon. 2001. ‘Between Thought and Expression – Notes on Leif Kath’s Work Between Form and Formlessness’. In: Leif Kath, ed. Leif Kath. New York: DCA Gallery, pp. 5-9.

‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’ / ‘Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline’
Sheikh, Simon. 2001. ‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’ / ‘Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline’. In: Jochen Becker, ed. Bignes. b_books, pp. 82-87.

‘The Art World Between Fragmentation and Globalization’
Sheikh, Simon. 2000. ‘The Art World Between Fragmentation and Globalization’. In: , ed. Encuentro de Teoria y Critica. Bienal De La Habana, pp. 104-106.

‘Fucking Naust – Notes on Art, Locality, Tourism, and so on’
Sheikh, Simon and Mathisen, Lars. 2000. ‘Fucking Naust – Notes on Art, Locality, Tourism, and so on’. In: , ed. Naust. Bergen: Øygarden, pp. 4-7.

Site Specificity: From the Margins to the Social
Sheikh, Simon. 2000. Site Specificity: From the Margins to the Social. In: Gardar Eide Einarsson and Eivind Slettemeas, eds. Offshore. Bergen: KHiB, pp. 8-15.

Imagining Berlin – Some Attempts at Entries into a City Space
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. Imagining Berlin – Some Attempts at Entries into a City Space. In: Ute Meta Bauer, ed. Komplex Berlin (Complex Berlin) : 3rd Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. Koln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, pp. 148-160. ISBN 978-3883757889

Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’ / ‘Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’ / ‘Christiania: Networks of Anti-Discipline. In: , ed. 45. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Festival Katalog 1999. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 89-93.

‘Spillets Regler. Bemærkninger om kunstobjektet, kunstrummet og kunstscenen’
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. ‘Spillets Regler. Bemærkninger om kunstobjektet, kunstrummet og kunstscenen’. In: Hans Dam Christensen; Anders Michelsen and Jacob Wamberg, eds. Kunstteori. Copenhagen: Borgen, pp. 361-382. ISBN 978-8721011277

‘Melting in Time 1995’
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. ‘Melting in Time 1995’. In: , ed. Kirsten Justesen: Re Kollektion. Aalborg: Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, p. 44.

Close-Up, Face Off – Contemporary Art, Film and Fragmentation
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. Close-Up, Face Off – Contemporary Art, Film and Fragmentation. In: , ed. Close-Ups – Contemporary Art and Carl Th. Dreyer. NIFCA & Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, pp. 93-96.

Site Specificity: From the Margins to the Social
Sheikh, Simon. 1998. Site Specificity: From the Margins to the Social. In: Katya Sander; Simon Sheikh and Cecilie Høgsbro Østergaard, eds. The Meaning of Site. Copenhagen: Ø, pp. 70-95.

‘Der bedauernswerte Entertainer – das Typen Repertoire von Peter Land’ / ‘The Sorry Entertainer – the Typecasting of Peter Land’
Sheikh, Simon. 1998. ‘Der bedauernswerte Entertainer – das Typen Repertoire von Peter Land’ / ‘The Sorry Entertainer – the Typecasting of Peter Land’. In: , ed. Come Closer. Köln: Liechensteinische Staatliche Kunstsammlung / Octagon, pp. 86-89.

Social-specific Strategies – The Interactive Work of Olafur Gislason
Sheikh, Simon. 1998. Social-specific Strategies – The Interactive Work of Olafur Gislason. In: , ed. Places in Gothenburg. Gothenburg City: UNSPECIFIED.

Caught in the Crossfire
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. Caught in the Crossfire. In: , ed. Claus Carstensen: Crossover. Arken Museum of Modern Art, pp. 28-31.

The Production of Space
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. The Production of Space. In: , ed. Frans Jacobi, Imagine. Copenhagen: Space Poetry.

Behaviour and Destruction: The Video Works of Søren Martinsen
Sheikh, Simon. 1995. Behaviour and Destruction: The Video Works of Søren Martinsen. In: , ed. Land, Lipski, Martinsen, Videos. Copenhagen: Galleri Nicolai Wallner.

Self / Non-Self – Subjectivity Beyond the Open Canvas
Sheikh, Simon. 1995. Self / Non-Self – Subjectivity Beyond the Open Canvas. In: , ed. I Confess. Copenhagen: Nikolaj – Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center.

Hin hlidin
Sheikh, Simon. 1995. Hin hlidin. In: , ed. Sólgin / Addicted. Iceland: Slunkaris, pp. 5-7.

The Empty Stage
Sheikh, Simon. 1995. The Empty Stage. In: , ed. Lars Mathisen: Safe Condition, Live Play Act. Malmö Konstmuseum, pp. 2-16.

Subjektet, Objektet og Sven Dalsgaard
Sheikh, Simon. 1994. Subjektet, Objektet og Sven Dalsgaard. In: Soren Houmann; Simon Sheikh; Peter Holst Henckel and Peter Rossell, eds. Ja til Sven Dalsgaard! Copenhagen: Edition Globe/ Art Action, pp. 8-11. ISBN 978-8790040086

Tingenes Blik
Sheikh, Simon and Koester, Joahim. 1993. Tingenes Blik. In: Mette Thelle, ed. Vilhelm Lundstrøm. Copenhagen: Charlottenborg, pp. 105-111.

Article

Die Währung umstellen – Zur Problematik von Wert und Kritik in der Kunst
Sheikh, Simon. 2012. Die Währung umstellen – Zur Problematik von Wert und Kritik in der Kunst. Springerin, 2, pp. 18-22.

‘Theoretisch chinesisch – Über die hypothetischen Archive in der Austellung ”Taiping Tiangua – A History of Possible Encounters”’
Sheikh, Simon. 2012. ‘Theoretisch chinesisch – Über die hypothetischen Archive in der Austellung ”Taiping Tiangua – A History of Possible Encounters”’. Springerin, 4, pp. 30-33.

Positively Representation of Banking Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. Positively Representation of Banking Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 24,

‘On the Standard of Standards, or, Curating and Canonization’
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. ‘On the Standard of Standards, or, Curating and Canonization’. Manifesta Journal, 11, pp. 13-18.

None of the Above: From Hybridity to Hyphenation. The Artist as Model Subject, and the Biennial Model as Apparatus of Subjectivity
Sheikh, Simon. 2011. None of the Above: From Hybridity to Hyphenation. The Artist as Model Subject, and the Biennial Model as Apparatus of Subjectivity. Humboldt # 156/104,

The Politics of Art and the Process of Biennalization
Sheikh, Simon. December 2010. The Politics of Art and the Process of Biennalization. Texte Zur Kunst, 80, pp. 112-117.

Positively Protest Aesthetics Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2010. Positively Protest Aesthetics Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 20,

Positively White Cube Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Positively White Cube Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 3,

Objects of Study or Commodification of Knowledge? Remarks on Artistic Research
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Objects of Study or Commodification of Knowledge? Remarks on Artistic Research. Art & Research: A Journal of Ideas, Contexts and Methods, 2(2),

Marks of Distinction, Vectors of Possibility – Questions for the Biennial
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Marks of Distinction, Vectors of Possibility – Questions for the Biennial. OPEN 16, pp. 68-79.

Positively Counter-Publics Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Positively Counter-Publics Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 5,

Positively Trojan Horses Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2009. Positively Trojan Horses Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 8,

Room for Thought
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. Room for Thought. Mahkuzine – Journal of Artistic Research, 5, pp. 28-32.

Positively East Village Revisited
Sheikh, Simon. 2008. Positively East Village Revisited. E-Flux Journal, 1,

A War of Words, A Review of Muhammadgate
Sheikh, Simon. December 2006. A War of Words, A Review of Muhammadgate. Translate,

Notes on Institutional Critique
Sheikh, Simon. January 2006. Notes on Institutional Critique. Transform,

‘Räume für das Denken’
Sheikh, Simon. 2006. ‘Räume für das Denken’. Texte Zur Kunst, 62, pp. 110-121.

How Does It Feel?
Sheikh, Simon. January 2005. How Does It Feel? NIFCA Info, p. 1.

Whatever Happened to Social Democracy - review
Sheikh, Simon. 2005. Whatever Happened to Social Democracy - review. Springerin, 11(1), pp. 64-65.

öffentlichkeit und die Aufgaben der ‘progressiven’ Kunstinstitutionen
Sheikh, Simon. January 2004. öffentlichkeit und die Aufgaben der ‘progressiven’ Kunstinstitutionen. Kulturisse, pp. 7-8.

Kaspar Bonnén vs. Simon Sheikh: Debat om signaturer
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Kaspar Bonnén vs. Simon Sheikh: Debat om signaturer. Apparatur 8, pp. 99-102.

Planes of Immanence, or the Form of Ideas: Notes on the (anti-)Monuments of Thomas Hirschhorn
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Planes of Immanence, or the Form of Ideas: Notes on the (anti-)Monuments of Thomas Hirschhorn. Afterall, 9, pp. 91-98.

Common Property/Allgemeingut
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Common Property/Allgemeingut. Springerin, 10(3), pp. 62-63.

A Conversation
Sheikh, Simon and Villar, Alex. 2004. A Conversation. Danger Museum Newsletter, 18,

Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin. Malmoe, 21, pp. 22-23.

‘Planes of Immanence, or the Form of Ideas: Notes on the (anti-)Monuments of Thomas Hirschhorn’
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. ‘Planes of Immanence, or the Form of Ideas: Notes on the (anti-)Monuments of Thomas Hirschhorn’. Afterall, 9, pp. 91-98.

‘Common Property/Allgemeingut’
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. ‘Common Property/Allgemeingut’. Springerin, 3, pp. 62-63.

‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’
Sheikh, Simon. 2004. ‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’. Malmoe, 21, pp. 22-23.

The Power of Institution(s)
Sheikh, Simon and Montmann, Nina. February 2003. The Power of Institution(s). NIFCA Info, pp. 4-8.

Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin. An Architectur, 10, pp. 41-43.

F for Fake... Om signaturer, pseudonymer, auteur-rollen og kunstproduktion
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. F for Fake... Om signaturer, pseudonymer, auteur-rollen og kunstproduktion. Apparatur, 7, pp. 13-17.

‘A Conversation’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘A Conversation’. Danger Museum Newsletter, 18,

‘The Power of Institution(s)’
Sheikh, Simon and Montmann, Nina. 2003. ‘The Power of Institution(s)’. NIFCA Info, 2, pp. 4-8.

‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘Christiania: Netzwerke der Anti-Disziplin’. An Architectur, 10, pp. 41-43.

‘F for Fake... Om signaturer, pseudonymer, auteur-rollen og kunstproduktion’
Sheikh, Simon. 2003. ‘F for Fake... Om signaturer, pseudonymer, auteur-rollen og kunstproduktion’. Apparatur, 7, pp. 13-17.

Visioner for kunstpolitikken
Sheikh, Simon. 2002. Visioner for kunstpolitikken. Bulletinen, 28, pp. 4-6.

CUDI: A Counter Public
Sheikh, Simon. 2001. CUDI: A Counter Public. Arsis, 3, pp. 30-31.

Lisa Strömbeck
Sheikh, Simon. 2001. Lisa Strömbeck. Kunstbeeld – tijdschrift voor bildende kunst Nederlands, 5,

‘The Concept of DIY as a Mode of Cultural Production’
Sheikh, Simon. 2000. ‘The Concept of DIY as a Mode of Cultural Production’. Valdez, 4, pp. 144-147.

‘Udenfor eller indefra? Noter om internationalisme og provinsialisme I nyere dansk kunst med særligt henblik på receptionen af den såkaldte 90erkunst I forhold til den såkaldte 80erkunst’
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. ‘Udenfor eller indefra? Noter om internationalisme og provinsialisme I nyere dansk kunst med særligt henblik på receptionen af den såkaldte 90erkunst I forhold til den såkaldte 80erkunst’. Månedsskrift for kunst og kunstrelateret materiale, 53,

Kunstens Sted og Stedets Kunst
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. Kunstens Sted og Stedets Kunst. Øjeblikket, 39/40, pp. 26-30.

Kunstudstillingen: En Ny Refleksiv Model
Sheikh, Simon and Michelsen, Anders. 1999. Kunstudstillingen: En Ny Refleksiv Model. Øjeblikket, 39/40, pp. 53-56.

2nd International Performance Festival
Sheikh, Simon. 1999. 2nd International Performance Festival. NU, p. 80.

Joachim Koester’s Double Vision
Sheikh, Simon. 1998. Joachim Koester’s Double Vision. World Art, 15, pp. 33-35. ISSN 2150-0894

Rumidentifikation og rumanalyse
Sheikh, Simon. 1998. Rumidentifikation og rumanalyse. Øjeblikket, 36/37, pp. 12-15.

Strategies of Difference and Differentiation
Sheikh, Simon. July 1997. Strategies of Difference and Differentiation. Atlantica(17), pp. 3-13.

Compartments, why Bother?
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. Compartments, why Bother? Xerox, 4,

‘Hal Foster: The Return of the Real’
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. ‘Hal Foster: The Return of the Real’. Periskop, 6, pp. 124-125.

‘Udsigelses magt’
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. ‘Udsigelses magt’. Louisiana Revy, 38(1), pp. 42-43.

‘Udsigelses magt’
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. ‘Udsigelses magt’. Art Planet, 1, pp. 150-153.

I Los Angeles’ spejlbillede
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. I Los Angeles’ spejlbillede. Øjeblikket, 32/33, pp. 62-64.

Byrummet som forlystelsespark
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. Byrummet som forlystelsespark. Øjeblikket, 34, pp. 8-9.

Baustop, Randstadt
Sheikh, Simon. 1997. Baustop, Randstadt. Spex, 11(98), pp. 60-61.

Mellemkomster – Bevægelse og fortabelse
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Mellemkomster – Bevægelse og fortabelse. Louisiana Revy, 36(3), pp. 70-74.

Conditions of the Gaze: An index to the installation of Joachim Koester
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Conditions of the Gaze: An index to the installation of Joachim Koester. Index, 3/4, pp. 66-71.

Spejlstadier – Om Dan Grahams Pavilloner
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Spejlstadier – Om Dan Grahams Pavilloner. Øjeblikket, 28, pp. 28-29.

The Choice of a New Generation?
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. The Choice of a New Generation? Siksi, XI(2), pp. 76-77.

Column
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Column. Plum Velvet, 1,

‘Hemmelig Kunst – Bemærkninger om gallerirummets diskrete charme’
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. ‘Hemmelig Kunst – Bemærkninger om gallerirummets diskrete charme’. Passepartout, 4(7), pp. 17-32.

Tilstedeværelse og utilstedelighed
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Tilstedeværelse og utilstedelighed. Øjeblikket, 29, pp. 22-27.

Den sorte kasse i den hvide kube
Sheikh, Simon. 1996. Den sorte kasse i den hvide kube. Øjeblikket, 30, pp. 19-21.

The Other Side: Ann Lislegaard
Sheikh, Simon. 1995. The Other Side: Ann Lislegaard. Index(3/4), pp. 24-29.

The Grey Area
Sheikh, Simon. 1994. The Grey Area. Film & Video Newsletter 6, pp. 3-4.

Det Minimale Objekt – Serialitet og Fænomenologi
Sheikh, Simon. 1994. Det Minimale Objekt – Serialitet og Fænomenologi. Passepartout, 2(3), pp. 75-92.

Multiples: Kopiens Diskurs
Sheikh, Simon. 1993. Multiples: Kopiens Diskurs. edition Campbells Occasionally, 2(3), pp. 8-9.

Dette er ikke et kunstværk
Sheikh, Simon. 1992. Dette er ikke et kunstværk. North-debat, 21, pp. 15-17.

Exhibition Catalogue

Random Precision – Re-Representing Berlin
Sheikh, Simon. 2005. Random Precision – Re-Representing Berlin.

Authority and Incident: A Conversation with Michael Joo
Sheikh, Simon and Koester, Joahim. 1995. Authority and Incident: A Conversation with Michael Joo.

Stain of the Real
Sheikh, Simon. 1994. Stain of the Real.

Show/Exhibition

On Horizons
Sheikh, Simon and Hlalvajova, Maria. 2010-11. On Horizons. In: "Vectors of the Possible", BAK – basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2010-11.

Vectors of the Possible
Sheikh, Simon. 12 September - 28 November 2010. Vectors of the Possible. In: "Vectors of the Possible", Utrecht, Netherlands, 12 September - 28 November 2010.

The Reality of Future
Sheikh, Simon. 1994. The Reality of Future. In: "Zukunft Versus No More Reality", Galleri Nicolai Wallner.

Exclusion
Sheikh, Simon. 1993. Exclusion. In: "Exclusion", Consul, Århus, Denmark.

Edited Book

On Horizons: A Critical Reader on Contemporary Art
Hlavajova, Maria; Sheikh, Simon and Winder, Jill, eds. 2011. On Horizons: A Critical Reader on Contemporary Art. Rotterdam and Utrecht: Post Editions and BAK basis voor actuele kunst. ISBN 9789460830372

Konst, makt och politik, Skriftserien Kairos 12
Sheikh, Simon, ed. 2007. Konst, makt och politik, Skriftserien Kairos 12. Stockholm: Raster förlag.

Capital: It Fails Us Now
Sheikh, Simon, ed. 2006. Capital: It Fails Us Now. Berlin: b_books. ISBN 978-3933557698

In the Place of the Public Sphere?
Sheikh, Simon, ed. 2005. In the Place of the Public Sphere? Berlin: b_books.

Knut Asdam Speech, Living, Sexualities, Struggle
Sheikh, Simon, ed. 2004. Knut Asdam Speech, Living, Sexualities, Struggle. Fine Arts Unternehmen Books. ISBN 978-3037200032

We are All Normal
Sheikh, Simon and Sander, Katya, eds. 2001. We are All Normal. London: BLACK DOG UK. ISBN 978-1901033236

The Meaning of Site
Sheikh, Simon; Sander, Katya and Høgsbro Østergaard, Cecilie, eds. 1998. The Meaning of Site. Copenhagen: UNSPECIFIED.

Compartments
Sheikh, Simon, ed. 1996. Compartments. Copenhagen: Edition Globe.

Ja til Sven Dalsgaard!
Sheikh, Simon; Houmann, Søren; Henckel, Peter Holst and Røssell, Peter, eds. 1994. Ja til Sven Dalsgaard! Copenhagen: Globe/ Art Action.