The Brilliant, Contradictory Vision of Kenneth Anger (Art Review, 26 May 2023).

Finding a Home in the Avant-Garde (Criterion, 13 February 2023).
About my first encounters with the London Film-Makers’ Co-operative in 2003.

Nan Goldin takes a stand – All the Beauty and the Bloodshed reviewed (Apollo, 20 January 2023).

‘Each Film Invents a New Language’: An interview with John Smith (Frieze, 2 November 2022).

Jean-Luc Godard Saved My Life (Art Review, 21 September 2022).

The Second Game (Paper Visual Art issue 14, autumn 2022 – print-only).
On Corneliu Porumbiou’s film from 2014.

Zvenigora: Looking back at a Ukrainian cinema marvel (Red Pepper, 2 August 2022).
On Oleksandr Dovzhenko’s 1928 film.

Pride 2021: Trans People on Screen (Curzon, 30 June 2021).

On Adam Curtis: Can’t Get You Out of My Head (The White Review, 29 April 2021).

Soul Sisters: Watching Maria Lassnig’s Self-Suppressed Films (ArtReview, 9 April 2021).

How NarkevičiusThe Role of a Lifetime Showed Me a New World of Dissent (Elephant, 23 March 2021).

The Radical Film Collective That Prefigured YouTube (Frieze, 25 January 2021).
On 1970s, New York-based counter-cultural film collective Videofreex.

The Battle for the BBC (Frieze, 14 October 2020).
On the legacy of the Play for Today series, the Conservative Party’s treatment of the BBC, and ideas about cultural democracy.

Mal Picks with Juliet Jacques (Mal, 14 April 2020).
Discussing films by J. S. Watson & Melville Webber, Jerry Tartaglia, Maria Beatty, Jo Ann Kaplan and Hito Steyerl.

‘Under suspicion’: An interview with Sebastián Lelio (Sight & Sound, March 2018 – print-only).

A fantastic leap – trans cinema’s breakthrough moment (The Guardian, 2 February 2018).

The Crying Game (BFI DVD release, 2017 – print-only).

Momument Man: Deimantas Narkevičius (Sight & Sound, May 2016 – print-only).

Performing the Past (The White Review, January 2016).
On Clio Barnard’s short film Dark Glass (2006).

(nostalgia) (Granta, July 2015).
An essay about Hollis Frampton’s 1971 film and my creative practice.

Ten great transgender films (BFI, March 2014).

Ten silent films you may not have seen (New Statesman, 13 January 2013).

Trans films at the LLGFF (TimeOut, 8 March 2012).

Live Flesh: an interview with Alfredo Martínez Expósito and Santiago Fouz-Hernández (Filmwaves, 2008).

24 Frames a Second: Peter Tscherkassky, Gustav Deutsch and the Austrian avant-garde (Filmwaves, 2007).

Interview with the British Independent Film Awards committee (Filmwaves, 2007 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1985-1994 (Filmwaves, 2007 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1975-1985 (FIlmwaves, 2006 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1965-1975 (Filmwaves, 2006 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1940-1964 (Filmwaves, 2006 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1930-1939 (Filmwaves, 2005 – print-only).

A history of British avant-garde film: 1896-1930 (Filmwaves, 2005 – print-only).

Situating Cinema: The film work of Guy Debord (Filmwaves, 2005 – print-only).

Futurism, Formalism and Film (Filmwaves, 2004 – print-only).


Workers of the World: Harun Farocki Leaves the Factory (The Quietus, 1 April 2023).

Disclosure (dir. Sam Feder, 2020) (Sight & Sound, 28 September 2020).

Little Girl (dir. Sébastien Lifshitz, 2020) (Sight & Sound, 24 September 2020).

Underexposed: the Role of Women Filmmakers in the Early Days of Cinema (Frieze, 19 September 2019).

In the Intense Now (dir. João Moreira Salles, 2018) (Tribune issue 3, spring 2019).

In Place of the Real: LGBT+ artists’ film and video (Frieze, 9 April 2019).

Vivian Ostrovsky’s playful politics (Frieze, 25 March 2019).

Not Home: on Gustav Deutsch (Frieze, 29 July 2016).

Short Film Series by Guy Sherwin (Frieze, 23 June 2015).

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (dir. Douglas Gordon & Philippe Parreno, 2005) (3:AM, 12 December 2013).

Underground (dir. Anthony Asquith, 1929) (New Statesman, 3 June 2013).

You’re Human Like the Rest of Them: The films of B. S. Johnson (3:AM, 22 May 2013).

City of Lost Souls (dir. Rosa von Praunheim, 1983) (3:AM, 4 January 2012).

By the Law (dir. Lev Kuleshov, 1926) (Cineaste, 2011).

Four Lions (dir. Chris Morris, 2009) (Cineaste vol. 36, no. 2, spring 2011 – print-only).

From Morning to Midnight (dir. Karlheinz Martin, 1920) (Cineaste, 2011).

Ian Breakwell: British Artists’ Films (Filmwaves, 2008 – print-only).

Screaming Queens (dir. Susan Stryker & Victor Silverman, 2007) (Vertigo, 2008).

Cine Manifest (dir. Judy Irola, 2006) (Cineaste vol. 32, no. 4, fall 2007 – print-only).

Enthusiasm: Symphony of the Donbass (dir. Dziga Vertov, 1931) (Cineaste vol. 32, no. 1, winter 2006 – print-only).

Geoffrey Jones: The Rhythm of Film (Filmwaves, 2005 – print-only).

William Raban: British Artists’ Films (Filmwaves, 2005 – print-only).