Other activities


Book and Editions:

2018    Mieves, Christian (ed.) Journal of Visual Art Practice, 17(2-3),[Special Issue: ‘Erosion and Illegibility of Images’]
(https://doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2018.1466455), 104 pp.

 2017    Mieves Christian and Irene Brown (eds) Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice. London and New York: Routledge (ISBN: 9781138855816 (Hardback), 9781315720098 (Ebook)), 308 pp.

2010    Mieves, Christian and Philippe Cygan (eds), Journal of Visual Art Practice, 9(3), [Special Issue: Revisiting the Beach] (ISSN 1470-2029), 99 pp.

Chapters, Articles:

2023   Christian Mieves, ‘“When I Am Falling, I Am Doing All Right”: The Role Of Doubt In Contemporary Painting Practice,’ in Magnus Quaife, Donal Moloney (eds) Teaching Painting: Painting The New. Cambridge Scholars Press: Newcastle upon Tyne. (Forthcoming);

2018    Christian Mieves (2018) ‘Erosion and Illegibility of Images: ‘Beyond the Immediacy

of the Present’’, Journal of Visual Art Practice, 17(2-3), 135–143 (doi.org/ 10.1080/14702029.2018.1466456).

 2018    Christian Mieves (2018) ‘‘‘It Doesn’t Reveal Itself’: Erosion and Collapse of the Image in Contemporary Visual Practice’, Journal of Visual Art Practice, 17(2-3), 206–224 (doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2018.1466455).

2018    Christian Mieves (2018) ‘“Towards Understanding the Nature of History and its Limitations”: An Interview with the American Artist David Schutter’, Journal of Contemporary Painting, 4(2), 285–300, (doi: 10.1386/jcp.4.2.285_1).

2017    Mieves, Christian (2017) ‘From Nimbus Cloud to Cloud Canyon: Artistic Practice and the Idea of Wonder in Contemporary Art’, in Mieves Christian and Irene Brown (eds) Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice.London and New York: Routledge, pp 105-126. (ISBN: 9781138855816).

2017    Mieves, Christian and Maggie Ayliffe (2017), ‘Dirty Practice: A Painting Workshop and the Hidden Curriculum’ in Ian Hartshorne, Donal Moloney, Magnus Quaife (eds) Teaching Painting, London: Black Dog. pp 52-57. (ISBN: 978-1911164104).

2016    Mieves, Christian and Nanette De Jong (2016) ‘The Trope of Flattening and the Complexities of Difference: An Account of Trinidad Carnival,’ Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 13(2), 1-26. (ISSN 1547-7150).

2014    Mieves, Christian (2014) ‘Christian Mieves Interviews Dana Schutz’, Turps Banana, 14, 14-19. (ISSN: 1749-3994).

2013    Mieves, Christian (2013) ‘Unfinished Bodies, Bodies at Work and Frank from Observation: Figure and Ground in the work of Dana Schutz.’ European Journal of American Culture 32(1), 79-96. (ISSN: 17589118). DOI: 10.1386/ejac.32.1.79_1.

2013    Mieves, Christian (2013) ‘Distant Toys, Dissected Bodies and Reality TV: Luc Tuymans and Painting in the Age of Ritual and New Media’, International Journal of Arts and Technology 6(3), 297- 316. DOI: 10.1504/IJART.2013.055396.

2010    Mieves, Christian (2010) ‘Traces and Erosion: A Case Study of the Beach in Contemporary Art Making’, Journal of Visual Art Practice, 9(3), 273-290
(ISSN1470-2029). DOI:10.1386/jvap.9.3.273_1.


Dirty Practice/ Studio Practice from Home

4 Dec 2020, 12- 6 PM  

Short Residency and Symposium




Dirty Practice: Don’t Wash your Hands!
Constructive Cross Contamination of the Arts and the Institution

Short Residency and Symposium / Wolverhampton School of Art / 1-5 July 2019.




Art School Today: Who cares?

25 – 29 June 2018, Wolverhampton School of Art

Studio Residency: Mon – Thursday 25 – 28 June 2018,
Wolverhampton School of Art




The Role of the Artist’s Studio and the Exploration of Failure in Artistic Practices.

With Maggie Ayliffe
Tues -Fri  20-23 September 2016
Fine Art, Wolverhampton School of Art, UK.




Erosion and Illegibility of Images
One-day Symposium

Friday 31 Oct 2014


Speakers Maria Chevska
Jane and Louise Wilson
Idris Khan


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Working Wonder Conference

Co-organised with with Irene Brown
14 June 2013

Newcastle University, UK


Revisiting the Beach

Christian Mieves, Philippe Cygan

3 July 2009
Newcastle University