A personal message: Anita Glesta – Studio International “I am reading about, and working on, what it means when a foreign substance … enters the body, and the fragility of being human” — Anita Glesta
In conversation with Anita Glesta – “Women We Create” 2020 We talked with Anita Glesta, multi-disciplinary artist, about everything from soup to the biology of the human body to global connectivity.
Anna McNay Flux Magazine articleAnna McNay Meets… Anita Glesta
On Hurricane Sandy’s anniversary, a Red Hook art installation calls attention to climate change – Curbed NY, 2017 WATERSHED Red Hook hopes raise awareness on climate change impacts and mitigation strategies for neighborhoods like Red Hook
Swimming With Fishes: Red Hook art installation commemorates 5th anniversary of Sandy – Brooklyn Eagle, 2017
Anita Glesta, Author at Metropolis – Metropolis Magazine, 2016 When I returned to New York after the 2009 Climate Change conference in Copenhagen, I kept thinking about the island of Manhattan as a fragile piece of earth, far closer to the Atlantic Ocean than we realize as we go about our daily lives. And so I began the WATERSHED project.
Hyperallergic Review of REVERIE, 2016 Miami Beach’s Satellite Art Fair Draws the Interactive into Its Orbit
Interview with Studio International online magazine for WATERSHED in London, 2015 The artist talks about the motivation behind her brightly coloured projection of frenzied fish on to the National Theatre as part of the Totally Thames festival
Interviews from Yale University Radio WYBCX, 2015
London Art15 Review of SPIN Installation 2015
Economist Prospero Review: Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, October 13, 2014
Sculpture Magazine, March 2014 Review of the GERNIKA/GUERNICA installation at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University, Beijing by Lilly Wei in the March issue of Sculpture magazine
Ideas City Festival 2013: “After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery” Watershed is projected on the corner of Mott and Prince Street for the New Ideas City Festival.
Talk Box Radio Beijing Interview with Anita Glesta, November 2013
Metropolis Magazine article, August, 2013
Spring Break Art Show: Frieze Art Week, 2013 Watershed is featured in the Spring Break Art Show, Wish Meme.
Crisis as Calling Talk Series 2013 REVERSE and Designcircuit are pleased to present a series of talks in conjunction with the Crisis As Calling competition, which solicits innovative, design-based solutions to situations or conditions caused by crisis.
International Award for Public Art Nomination 2013 Integrated landscape installation, Census, is nominated for the international award for public art.
Catalog for the Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University
WATERSHED featured as Special Project at VOLTA NY 2013 ARTPORT_making waves presents Anita Glesta’s WATERSHED as part of the VOLTA Art Fair. 2013
ARTE!Brasileiros magazine, Sao Paolo, Patricia Rousseaux 2013 Feature article in ARTE!Brasileiros about WATERSHED at VOLTA Art Fair, New York, March 2013
EITB, Spain 2012 La artista neoyorkina Anita Glesta el jueves en ‘Forum’ 25/4/2012.
GUERNICA Opens at the Musuem of Contemporary Art, Krakow 2012 As part of the project Marks of Memory, Anita Glesta’s Guernica exhibition opens 18/10/2012.
e-flux, 2012 MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków presents “Guernica” by Anita Glesta 19 October 2012–27January 2013
Gernika at 75 Years, 2012, Abigail Wender Artist Anita Glesta’s Gernika/Guernica: Desde el Cielo Hasta el Fondo (from the Heavens to the Core)
Catalogue for Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow (MOCAK) exhibit, 2012, Delfina Piekarska
Printmag, 2011 School of Visual Arts is offering “Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture,” in which participants engage the streetscape to produce active and interactive experiences.
From engagingcities.com, December 28, 2011 Artists Reconsider Their Roles in Our Society Through Residency Program
Studio International, “Navigating Memory, the Universe and Nothing”, 2011, Janet Mckenzie
New York Foundation for the Arts TALK, 2010 Artist Anita Glesta is interviewed by Whitney Curator Elisabeth Sussman about her recent installation “PUTTI FOR SARA” and her other work at a NYFA sponsored evening in January 2010.
NY Daily News Story, 2010 Making art that counts! City sculptor Anita Glesta used number of notions in census HQ plan
Talk Contract, 2010 Count on Design: Anita Glesta’s Census Project opens for the United States General Services Administration’s Art in Architecture Program (GSA) at the United States Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, MD
Public42 Magazine, 2010 Gernika / Guernica: Desde El Cielo Hasta El Fondo / Hell Castings from Heaven
Art by the Numbers at the U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Artist Anita Glesta Creates CENSUS Public Art Project
Contemporary Art and Political Violence: the Role of Art in the Rehabilitation of Communities Affected by Political Violence, Christiana Spens 2013 Journal of Terrorism Research, 2013
Further press for Census Walk project, inaugurated July 12, 2010
CPH Voice, 2009 Art exhibition shows how gender and climate change are inter-related.
Sculpture Magazine Feature Article, 2009, “Between Earth and Sky” Carol Schwarzman
NYFA Interview (New York Foundation for the Arts) 2009
Guernica/Gernika Catalogue, White Box Gallery, LMCC 2007, Elisabeth Sussman
Bomb Magazine, 2007 Ellen Driscoll & Anita Glesta, In Conversation, Clip 1 Web Only/Posted Dec 2007
ABC Local, 2006 Return to the Heartland: Part Eight
Sculpture Magazine Review 2005, Tempe MacGowan
Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives, 2003 Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives by William Blake highlights the project Guernica.
City of Sydney, 2000 Anita Glestas’s sculpture in the Yurong Water Garden is featured in the historical walk of Sydney.
Sculpture Magazine, 2000, Australian Works of Anita Glesta
Public Places, Private Vision, 1999 Monument Magazine
Art Review, Monument Magazine, 1999, Paul McGillick
Echo of Faraday Wood 1997 Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 1997
Public Places, Private Visions 1997 Anita Glesta’s Echo Faraday Wood outdoor installation opens in Sydney.