Articles, Interviews, Reviews (selection)


Women Who Speak for Urban Trees and Plants, by Georgia Silvera Seamans for Local Ecologist, May 21

Five Books About Being A Tree, by Max Porter for Book Marks / LitHub, May 14

Interview with Katie Holten, by Amy Brady for Burning Worlds, March 2019

The Truth About Trees, Sonja Dümpelmann and Katie Holten in conversation for Urban Omnibus, March 13

NYC is Planting Secret Messages in Parks Using this Typeface for Trees, by Mark Wilson for FAST CO DESIGN, March 12

An Alphabet Made of New York City Trees, by Allison Meier for Hyperallergic, February 24

A is for Ash, B is for Birch, by Azi Paybarah for The New York Times, January 23

Toward a Useful Ignorace, by Daegan Miller for The Point, Winter 2019


Artist Katie Holten Against Trump, by Andrea Richter for Deutschland Funk, November 20

Visualising the Challenges of the Anthropocene, by Laurence Cornet for Photographic Museum of Humanity, November

Artist Creates NYC Tree Alphabet, by Lucy Purdy for Positive News, London, Issue #94, July - September

Talkin' 'bout a Revolution: Part Two, by Natalie Wichmann for SCHIRN MAGAZINE, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, April 24

Protesting Artists Step off the Streets and Into the Gallery, by Catherine Hickley, The New York Times, April 17

Talkin' 'bout a Revolution, by Natalie Wichmann for SCHIRN MAGAZINE, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, April 13


Un alfabeto de árboles para redefinir el Antropoceno, by Javier Rada for 20 Minutos, September 8
Turning a new leaf – An Irishman’s Diary on James Joyce’s Dublin and the language of trees, by Frank McNally for The Irish Times, July 7
Was man zum Marschieren braucht, by Alexandra Wach for Die Welt, June 24
Nasty Women Art Exhibit Aims at Taking Power Back from Trump, by Anna Furman for The Guardian, January 13

Katie Holten on Turning Words and Paragraphs into Whole Forests, interview with LitHub, July 27
Read the Tree Leaves, With an Artist's Invented Tree Font, by Ella Morton for Atlas Obscura, May 19

About Trees by Katie Holten, by Stephen Sparks for The Improbable, October 18
For Naturephiles Only: A Typeface Made Of Trees, by Meg Miller on FAST CO DESIGN, August 31
Typographic Forestry and Other Landscapes of Translation, by Geoff Manaugh on BLDGBLOG, August 27
Translating Borges into Trees: An Interview with Katie Holten, by Katrine Ogaard Jensen in Asymptote, August 20

Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori, by William Corwin in The Brooklyn Rail, June 2014
Katie Holten and Sarah Sze in conversation, in Linea, May 2014
Linea, interview with Greg Mania in Creem, May 2014
Katie Holten, by Timotheus Vermeulen in FRIEZE D/E, March 2014

Katie Holten, by Andrea Gyorody on, December 2013
Ten Years Later, conversation with Valerie Connor in Visual Artists News Sheet, Sep/Oct 2013
Interview with Katie Holten, by gReenO, January 2013

Nothing From Nothing, by Katie Holten in Making The Geologic Now, published December by Punctum Books
500 Words, by Katie Holten on, July 3, 2012
Finding in Sunlight A Sound and A Taste, by Susan Hodara in The New York Times, June 24, 2012
Irish Artist Katie Holten's Edgy Landscape Drawings at NOMA, by Doug MacCash in The Times-Picayune, June 15, 2012
Full Spectrum: A Light and Landscape Exhibition at Storm King Art Center, by Robert Sullivan in VOGUE, May14, 2012
Ebb and Flow, by Katie Holten in The Visual Artists' News Sheet, May/June 2012

Trees and the Bronx, by Robert Sullivan in A Public Space, Issue 13, Summer 2011
Why Twenty Deserves its Personal Touch, by Aidan Dunne in The Irish Times, June 9, 2011

New York State of Mind, by Tony Ozuna in The Prague Post, September 22, 2010
Versuch, die Welt zu retten, by Christiane Hoffmans in Welt am Sonntag, July 18, 2010
Interview, with Kathleen Madden in un. issue 4.1, Summer 2010
A Paved Paradise with Trees, by Ginger Strand in ORION, May/June 2010 and here
Katie Holten, by Maeve Connolly in Artforum, April 2010
Lore and Ore, by Jackson McDade in ArtSlant, March 2010
10 Years of the AIB Prize, by Frances Ruane in Irish Arts Review, Spring 2010
Katie Holten, by Jane Harris in Art in America, February 2010
Where the trees tell the Bronx tales, by Belinda McKeon in The Irish Times, January 22, 2010

Tree Museum, How does art respond to and redefine the natural world? by Katie Holten on Art21, December 10, 2009
Dial-A-Tree, Talk of the Town by Ian Frazier in The New Yorker, July 20, 2009
Hear The Trees Talk, by Damon Beres and photos by David Handschuh in NY Daily News, June 23, 2009
The Tree Museum, by Nicola Twilley in BLDG BLOG, June 21, 2009
A Museum of Trees That Speak of History, by Jim Dwyer in The New York Times, New York, June 7, 2009
The Shadows of Trees, by Katja Behrens in Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, June 2009
Turning Over a New Leaf, by Rachel Wolff in ARTnews, New York, April 2009
A 100 Bronx Tales, interview with Ike Sriskandarajah for Living on Earth PRI's environmental news magazine, November 27, 2009

Trees Tell 100 Bronx Tales, by Emily Hulme, in AM New York, June 19, p.27
The Bronx Turns into Interactive Museum, by Amy Zimmer, in METRO, June 15, p.4
The Tree Museum on the Grand Concourse, by Jessica Gross in Time Out New York
Art in Late Summer, by Emily Warner in BOMBLOG, August 14
Tree Museum, by Kara Rota in Irish Central, August

Confronting the Planet: An Interview with Katie Holten, by Matthias Merkel Hess in MAMMUT, Los Angeles, Fall 2008
Katie Holten: uprooted, by Tim Maul in CIRCA, Dublin, Summer 2008
Unearthly Delights, by Beth E. Wilson in Chronogram, Philadelphia, June 2008
Out on a Limb, by Richard Roth in Friday Independent, June 20, pp.21-36
Implant, by Ingrid Chu in Time Out New York, Aug 28 – Sep 3, p.108
Flora! Flora! Flora! It's Plants as Muse in a Big Group Show at a Manhattan Bank, by Leslie Camhi in The Village Voice, September 3

Katie Holten, by Noemi Smolik in ARTFORUM, New York, October 2007
Replica of Uprooted Tree Speaks to Environmental Crisis, by David Bonetti in St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis, May 2007
Paths of Desire, by Lia Gangitano in Paths of Desire, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, May 2007

Trans Atlantic, by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith in Fulbright exhibition catalogue, Dublin, p.9

A Discussion of Substance, a conversation between Sally O'Reilly and Katie Holten. Published in GRAN BAZAAR, Mexico City, 2006
Recycled Art for Sale, by Caroline McKinnon in El Universal, Mexico City, June 2006
Best of 2006, by Elizabeth Schambelan in ARTFORUM, New York, December 2006
LAMENT with Martha McDonald, by A.D. Amorosi in Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia, July 2006
CLUSTER, By Michael Wang in ARTFORUM, New York, February 2006

Katie Holten's Work Unplugged, by Regina Gleeson. Published in Visual Artists' News Sheet, Dublin, January 2004
Globalisation's Impact on Art Practice, by Regina Gleeson, in CIRCA 108, Dublin, summer, pp.61-63
Irish Art in Europe, by Gemma Tipton in Irish Arts Review, Dublin, special EU Presidency issue

Ireland at the Venice Biennale, by Joy Garnett. Published in NEWSGRIST, New York, June 2003
Venice Biennale: Katie Holten, by Fiona Kearney. Published in CIRCA Magazine, Dublin, Autumn 2003
Katie Holten, by Cristin Leach in The Sunday Times, Culture Section, Irish Edition, 26.10.03, p.14
Venice Biennale, by Marcia E. Vetrocq in Art in America, September issue, pp.77-87
Venetian Bind, by Waldemar Januszczak in The Sunday Times, Culture sect, 22.06.03, pp.6-7
Katie Holten, by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith in Irish Arts Review, Dublin, summer issue, pp.54-55
Katie Holten, by Silvio Keller in DU, April issue; Venice Biennale supplement, Zurich, no.735, p.17
Katie Holten, by Aidan Dunne in The Irish Times, Dublin, 26.04.03, p.6

Katie Holten at Temple Bar Gallery, by Catherine Lyons, in CIRCA Magazine, Dublin, Winter 2002
Related Matters, by Caoimhin Mac Giolla Leith, in Katie Holten and others, Dublin, September 2002

Up the Garden Path, by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith in in Context, Derry, pp.2-3
Katie Holten, by Max Andrews in Contemporary Visual Arts, London, issue 34, p.87


Exhibition Catalogues (selection)

Ingrid Kölle, "Katie Holten", Art and Alphabet, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Peter Fischer and Brigitt Burgi, "Thinking About Trees", About Trees, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

Andrew Brown, Art & Ecology Now, Thames and Hudson, London, UK Kathy Battista, "Drawn Together", LINEA: Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori, BOSI, NY, USA
"Katie Holten and Sarah Sze in Conversation", LINEA, BOSI Contemporary, NY, USA
Berta Sichel, Cartagena Bienal, BIACI, Colombia

Katie Holten, "Nothing From Nothing", Making the Geologic Now, Punctum Books, NY, USA

Sean Kissane, "Katie Holten", Creative Ireland, Visual Artists Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Christopher Cook, Streams of Consciosness, Salina Art Center

Ilaria Gianni, Natura e Destino, Galeria Riccardo Crespi, Milan, Italy
Bill Gilbert, LAND/ART, Radius Books / University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Anna Dezeuze and David Lomas, Subversive Spaces: Surrealism + Contemporary Art, University of Manchester, UK
Sergio Bessa, Intersections: The Grand Concourse at 100, Fordham University Press, NY, USA
Ulrike Groos, Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
Valentina Gensini, Green Platform, Palazzo Strozzina, Florence, Italy
Suzanne Sbarge, Here & There, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Arno Kramer, Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick

Elke Falat and Sabine Kunz, Observing Beast, Time, Evolution, Roemer und Pelizaeus Museum / Hildesheim Kunstverein, Hildesheim, Germany

Elizabeth Heine, Art is Flowering, Pforzheim Kunstverein, Pforzheim, Germany
Katie Holten and David Hatcher, Natural Selection, Documenta XII magazine, Kassel, Germany

Paul Gregg, Trans-Atlantic, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Angelique Campens, Zoo Logical Garden, Antwerp, Belgium

Helen Jones, Remote Control, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK

Francesco Bonami, Venice Biennale: Dreams and Conflicts, Marsilio/Skira, Milan, Italy
Giancarlo Politi, Prague Biennale 1, National Gallery of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Laurie Palmer, 3 Acres on the Lake, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, USA

Maurizio Cattelan and Bettina Funcke, Charley, PS1 Publication, New York, USA
Kati Kivinen, Germinations 13, Antwerp, Belgium

Salah M. Hassan, EV+A: expanded, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

Rosa Martinez, EV+A: Friends + Neighbours, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

John Hutchinson, Utopias, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, EV+A: reduced, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland

Paul O'Reilly, EV+A: Circus ZZ, Gandon Editions, Kinsale, Cork, Ireland


Printed Matter (selection)

About Trees, Broken Dimanche Press, Berlin

Water Atlas of Dublin, New York
Water Atlas of Salina, New York
Old News #11a, Copenhagen, Denmark

uprooted, New York, USA

GRAN BAZAAR, Mexico City, Mexico
Native, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA
Eigenheim, Berlin, Germany
En Upassende Sanded, Paris, France

now, while you can, New York, USA

PAPERS, Venice, Italy
notional, Coracle Press, Kilkenny, Ireland
Procumbent Notions, Ardee, Ireland

PLOT: A Manual, Museum of Contempoary Art, Denver, USA
Bypass, Dublin, Ireland



VAN HORN zeigt Katie Holten, VAN HORN Press / Revolver, Düsseldorf, Germany
Katie Holten: Paths of DesireContemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Katie Holten and othersTemple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland