Press / Texts
Counter-Hegemonic Propaganda Machine
The Art of Life (pages 19-21)
A manifesto of sorts by Ellie Harrison outlining her strategies for approaching life and art-making, written in response to a provocation by Tim Kasser for The Art of Life published by Mission Models Money and Common Cause.
She Shelves Sanctuary
9th September 2012
Scotland on Sunday (The Week, pages 8-9)
Moira Jeffrey’s feature celebrating 20 years of Glasgow Women’s Library and previewing 21 Revolutions - the group exhibition at the CCA which will show the outcomes of their 20th anniversary project, for which Ellie Harrison launched the National Museum of Roller Derby project.
National Museum of Roller Derby
Leader Jammer Magazine (page 14)
Moxie McMurder interviews Glasgow Roller Derby’s CH£AP SKATE (aka Ellie Harrison) about the ideas behind National Museum of Roller Derby project which resulted from her period of residency at Glasgow Women’s Library in 2012.
Art for the Age of Information
15th December - 5th January 2011
The List (pages 24-25)
Jonny Ensall reviews Ellie’s work in 2011 as part of her entry into the Hot 100: the definitive list of Scottish creative talent. Published alongside Ellie Harrison’s ‘5 Predictions for the Future’.
A Good Climate for Business
19th July 2011
A guest text written by Ellie Harrison for the Artsadmin website in response to her residency at Two Degrees festival, in which she details her attempts to explore the relationship between capitalism and climate change that led to the development of the Work-a-thon for the Self-Employed and Early Warning Signs projects.
Interview with Ellie Harrison
20th June 2011
This Is Tomorrow website
An audio interview with Ellie Harrison conducted by James Smith during the Two Degrees festival at Artsadmin in London, which discusses her new work including Work-a-thon for the Self-Employed and Early Warning Signs.
Ellie Harrison Profile
Art Monthly (pages 16-17)
Martin Herbert’s two-page artist’s profile surveying Ellie Harrison’s practice over the last ten years.
29th April - 13th May 2010
The List (pages 16-17)
The List Magazine’s hot picks for which young Scottish artists are worth investing in right away, including Luke Fowler, Alex Frost, Craig Mullholland and Ellie Harrison.
Trece:Veinte, Edition 54 (pages 22-29)
María Alesandra Pámanes interviews Ellie Harrison for Mexico’s online interactive magazine Trece:Veinte, complete with ‘soundtrack’ (in Spanish).
Five Pointers to Becoming the ‘Perfect Artist’
1st April 2009
People’s Republic of South Devon website
To coincide with her residency and forthcoming exhibition at Plymouth College of Art, Lee Morgan quizzes Ellie about what makes the perfect artist.
How Can We Continue Making Art?
23rd March 2009
Nottingham Visual Arts website
An essay by Ellie Harrison questioning whether we can continue to justify the existence of art in the age of climate change.
This is Not a Circular
20th February 2009
Trade Gallery website
Downloadable audio interview by Bruce Ayling in which Ellie discusses recent developments in her work and current and forthcoming projects.
July - August 2007
Print Magazine, The Consumption Issue (pages 68-77)
A specially commissioned two-page spread, for which Ellie and three other artists, Kate Bingaman, Nicholas Felton and John Freyer, were asked to document everything they consumed in a week.
This is Ellie Harrison
Candy Magazine Issue 7, The Girl Power Shopping Issue (pages 103-113)
Ten page illustrated feature by Richard Seabrook about Ellie’s recent work in this PDF magazine.
10th January 2004
Nottingham Evening Post (Weekend, page 14)
In depth article by Mark Patterson detailing several of Ellie’s recent and ongoing projects.
21st March 2002
The Guardian (Online, page 6)
Web watch preview of Ellie’s website by Sean Dodson.