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.]

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Selected Journal Articles

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.

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Pablo, C. (2015, July 13). Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil explores resource extraction in B.C. The Georgia Straight.

Riaz, F. (2015, July 12). Cannery exhibition captures pipeline impacts. Richmond News.

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Invited Speaker

Beer, R. (2015, August 18–24). After Oil School, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. Guest artist/lecturer and invited participant.

Beer, R. (2014, February 4–6). Petrocultures 2014: Oil, Energy, and Canada’s Future, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, McGill University, Montreal, PQ. Invited Speaker.

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Conference Papers (with Refereed Proposals) 

Beer, R. (2015). CONTESTED TERRAIN: Contemporary Art Representing Land, Natural Resource Economies and Culture. Paper presented at the Arts in Society annual conference, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

Beer, R. (2015, April 16–20). Site Determined Artwork: Mapping Cultural and Environmental Landscapes for Social and Political Change. Paper presented at American Education Research Association (AERA) 2015 — Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis, Chicago, IL.

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