Book chapters

Beer, R. & Olauson I. (2014). Trading Routes: The Intersection of Art Practices and Place. In Jokela, T. and Coutts, G. (Eds.) Relate North 2014: Engagement, Art and Representation. Rouveniemi, Finland: University of Lapland Press.

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2013). Catch and Release: Arts-based research and interdisciplinary pedagogical encounters with interactive new media artwork within social history museums as informal learning sites. [Raw story data incorporated into Rolling, J. H., Jr. (Ed.), Arts-Based Research Primer. New York, New York: Peter Lang.]

Triggs, V., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Springgay, S., Grauer, K., & Xiong, G. (2011). Multiplicity of Movement in Nature, Culture and Public Pedagogy. In McLean, C., & Kelly, R. (Eds.), Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change. Calgary, Alberta: Detselig/Temeron Press.

Triggs, V., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Grauer, K., Springgay, S., & Xiong, G. (2010). The City of Richgate: Decentred Public Pedagogy. In J. Sandlin, B. Schultz & J. Burdick (Eds.), Handbook of Public Pedagogy (299–312). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Selected journals

Beer R., Huijnen, P., & Grauer, K. (2013). Catch + Release: Experimental Learning Through Contemporary Art in a Heritage Museum Context. The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, 5(3), 27–36.

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2013). Investigating the Impact of Community Arts Practices on Marginalized Youth (conference proceedings). INSEA conference, Canterbury, UK. June 24–26.

Wanner, A and Beer, R. (2013). Found Data: Generating Natural Looking Shapes by Appropriating Scientific Data (conference proceedings). Paper presented at the CoAx2103 Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X conference. University of Bergano, Bergano, Italy June 26–28

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2012). Catch + Release: Artworks Inspiring Insight into Environmental Issues. International Journal of Art and Design Education IJETA, 8(3), 349–360.

Beer, R., Irwin, R., Grauer, K. & Xiong, G. (2010). Research and Creation: Socially-engaged Art in the City of Richgate Project. International Journal of Education Through Art, 6(3), 213–227.


Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil explores resource extraction in B.C. Carlito Pablo. The Georgia Straight, July 13.

Cannery exhibition captures pipeline impacts. Fatima Riaz. Richmond News, July 12.

Rivers, Fish and Oil: Soundscapes and the Lapping Tides of Carbon Colonialism. Caitlin Chaisson. Breach Magazine.

Black Gold: The Esoteric and the Ecological
‑Or noir: l’ésotérique et l’écologique. Caitlin Chaisson. Espace Printemps-été, Spring-Summer 2015 Issue 110, 22–30.

Gulf of Georgia Cannery recalls historical racism in B.C. Carlito Pablo. The Georgia Straight. June 15.

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Carlito Pablo. The Georgia Straight, June 12.


Art, Heritage, and Identity. Exhibition catalogue. Elina Harkonen and Timo Jokela. University of Lapland Press.


Relate North. Exhibition catalogue. Asthildur Bjorg Jonsdottir. Nordic House Gallery, Rekyjavik, Iceland.

Strait Lines + Disrupting Currents. Jennifer Dysart, Haida Gwaii Museum, Haida Gwaii, BC.


Cultural Encounters. Exhibition catalogue. Timo Jokela. Arktikkum Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland.

Cultural Encounters. Rovaniemi Daily News, Culture Section. Rovaniemi, Finland, November 11.