Emily Eliza Scott
ehemalige Postdoc

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Critical Landscapes: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Land Use. Co-edited with Kirsten Swenson. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015.


“Earth Seeing.” Social Text Journal Online: Periscope (March 2015): socialtextjournal.org. In special dossier on “Radical Materialism,” coedited with Ashley Dawson.

“Feeling in the Dark: Ecology at the Edges of History.” American Art vol. 28, no. 3 (Fall 2014): 14-20. Special issue on ecology, contribution solicited by guest editors Alan Braddock and Renée Ater.

“Artists’ Platforms for New Ecologies.” Third Text (January 2013): thirdtext.org. Special issue on contemporary art and political ecology, contribution solicited by guest editor TJ Demos.

“Waste: land, (in-)visibility, contamination.” Third Text (January 2013): 94-96. Individual contribution to group piece by World of Matter, for special issue on contemporary art and political ecology, guest edited by TJ Demos.

“The Los Angeles Urban Rangers: Actualizing Geographic Thought.” Cultural Geographies vol. 19 no. 3 (July 2012): 401-409. Coauthored with Nicholas Bauch.

“Field Effects: Invisible-5’s Illumination of Peripheral Geographies.” Art Journal (Winter 2010): 38-47. One of three full-length essays comprising the forum, “Contemporary Art and Land Use,” which was awarded the 2010 College Art Association Art Journal Award for the most distinguished contribution to the journal that year.


“Infrastructure Inside Out.” In SCAPE: Toward an Urban Ecology, edited by Kate Orff. New York: Monacelli, 2015. Forthcoming.

“De-Naturalizing the American Landscape.” In Thinking the Contemporary Landscape: Concepts and Positions, edited by Christophe Girot and Dora Imhof. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2015. Forthcoming.

“Wandering Subjects.” In World of Matter, edited by Inke Arns. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2015. 9, 44-45, 60-61, 83, 117, 149, 161, and 175.

“Art World… Not-Art World.” In Retracing the Expanded Field, edited by Spyros Papapetros and Julian Rose. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014. 201-203.

“Relational Research: On Building Ecological Knowledge Commons.” In Provisões: Uma Conferência Visual [World of Matter], edited by Mabe Bethônico. Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Instituto Cidades Criativas, 2013. 258-275.

“Desert Ends,” in Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, edited by Philipp Kaiser and Miwon Kwon. Los Angeles and New York: Museum of Contemporary Art and Prestel, 2012. 67–85. This catalogue was awarded the 2013 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award from the College Art Association.

“Group Pioneering: Robert Smithson’s and Circle’s Early Forays to the Field,” in Architecture and Field/work, edited by Suzanne Ewing, Jérémie Michael McGowan, Chris Speed and Victoria Clare Bernie. New York: Routledge, 2011. 43-55.

“Undisciplined Geography: Notes from the Field of Contemporary Art,” in Geohumanities: Art, History, Text at the Edge of Place, edited by Michael Dear, Jim Ketchum, Sarah Luria, and Doug Richardson. New York: Routledge, 2011. 50-60.

REVIEWS (ausgewählte)

“Narrating the Anthropocene,” ETH Zukunftsblog (published July 2, 2015): zukunftsblog
“Still Looking for Fritz,” Apresperf (published May 2015): apresperf


Los Angeles Urban Rangers. Fair-Grounding: A Self-Guided Tour of the LA County Fair. 2006.
---. Interstate Road Trip Specialist: Guide to the American Road Trip. 2006.
---. Los Angeles Urban Rangers’ Official Map and Guide. 2004.
---. Malibu Public Beaches Guide. 2007.