Books and Catalogues

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Acting in Numbers Zine (2018) was made on the occasion of "Acting in Numbers", a solo exhitbion by Mary Coble at Galleri Image, 2018. Uniting photography and performance, the works in the exhibition focus on iconic symbols, bodily gestures, chants, and signals used in political protest and as forms of resistance. Photography and performance can offer distinct temporalities that are urgent for capturing, sharing and activating often ephemeral signs of defiance.
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The PULSE Golden Book; 45 pgs, 2X6 in; Designed by Lisa Kiss and Mary Coble on the occasion of the live work PULSE and MONOMYTHS Project-Curated and commissioned by Shannon Cochrane and Jess Dobkin; Supported by FADO Performance Art Centre

This publication was distributed for free throughout Ontario Place Park during the In/future: A Festival of Art & Music, Ontario where PULSE occurred in 2016.
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"Still Deferred" Zine, 2015
Made in conjunction with the exhibition "Still Deferred" at The Center of Arts and Education/Kontfrämjandet i Västerbotten, UMEÅ, Sweden.
As part of an ongoing inquiry into discriminatory practices against the queer community, Still Deferred addresses the targeted exclusion of men who have sex with men, or we could broadly say: gay men, from blood donation (in the United States and abroad). This is a political deferral based on homophobia and fear rather than on scientific fact, which has been argued time and again by medical researchers and gay rights advocates alike. This publication offers examples from that debate as well as documentation of my performance Deferral, which also functioned as a contribution to the discussion.
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"Gestures of Defiance" is a zine made in conjunction with with the exhibition of the same name at the Vita Kuben in Umeå, Sweden
2015
Distributed at the "Gestures of Defiance" Exhibition, "Performing Defiance"-a live work at the MADE Festival in Umeå as well as at the RAPID PULSE International Performance Festival in Chicago, Illinois.

Printing support in Umeå, Sweden by arkitektkopia.se and the Vita Kuben. Printing support in Chicago, Illinois by Minuteman Press of Lyons.
ISBN: 978-91-982585-0-9

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"Protest in Pride" is a 44 page zine made in conjunction with "Protest in Pride" installation performance.
2014
Distributed for free at "West Pride", Gothenburg's LGBT Festival.
Printing support by "West Pride" and Billes Tryckeri ab
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NY DANSK KUNST 12 (New Danish Art), 2012
Contributors include Jacob Fabricius, Christian Andersen, Bente Scavenius, Mikkel Bolt, Merete Jankowski Thomas Asbæk and Janus Høm
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COMMITTMENT ISSUES: AN EVENING OF PERFORMANCE ART
Program Brochure with Curatorial Essay by Jess Dobkin & text by participating artists
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alt_cph 11: Encounters Catalogue
September 2011
Anja Franke and Marie Bruun Yde
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ART (202) JOURNAL, 2010
DC COMMISSION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Mezick, Shyree
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LOST AND FOUND: QUEERYING THE ARCHIVE, 2009
Danbolt, Mathias, Jane Rowley & Louise Wolthers
PERSPECTIVE: A CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST ART PROJECT, 2008
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PERFORMA: NEW VISUAL ART PERFORMANCE, 2007
Goldberg, RoseLee (Introduction), et al.
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GLOBAL FEMINISMS: NEW DIRECTIONS IN CONTEMPORARYART, 2007
Maura Reilly and Linda Nochlin
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PICTURING POLITICS 2008: ARTISTS SPEAK TO POWER
Curated by Rex Weil, Forward by Claire Huschle, Essays by Rex Weil and Jeffry Cudlin
Articles and Reviews

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"Blood Feud"
Will O'Bryan, 2013, Metro Weekly
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"Coble takes on the Food and Drug Administration with her own blood"
Creative States, 2012
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"Deferral: Performance piece at the Corcoran takes on blood donation, gay rights"
Washington Post, August 2, 2012
By Rebecca Ritzel
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"Performance Artist Questions Controversial FDA Policy that Prevents Gay Men from Donating Blood"
Huffington Post, August 7, 2013
By Priscilla Frank
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25 Artist to Watch and Collect
Art Voices Magazine, Fall 2013, Terrance Sanders
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"Performing Fighting Cocks"
Article written by Mary Coble
Published in 'teater 1', No 156, 2013
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Kvindekroppen i kunsten
INFORMATION, March 8, 2013, by Nana Ludwig
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'Frozen in Time'
Washington Post Express, 2013, by Shauna Miller
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PERFORMANCE ART AND THE POLITICS OF AN ARCHIVE: MARY COBLE'S 'NOTE TO SELF' by Savneet Talwar
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"Some interesting maneuvers in the dark room"
Bonnie Fortune, 2012, Copenhagen Post
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TOUCHING HISTORY: ART, PERFORMANCE, AND POLITICS IN QUEER TIMES, 2012, Danbolt, Mathias, 'Hurting Pleasures: Unsettling Histories', Chapter 5, PhD Dissertation, University of Bergen
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Interview between Blithe Riley and Mark Coble about their collaborative video "Watermarks", 2012
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I AM SIMPLY A FIGURE, Interview with Bonnie Fortune and Mary Coble &
SIGNALS, DETAILS, MANUALS, Essay by Louise Wolthers

2012 Publication by Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art on the occasion of "Maneuvering", a solo exhibition by Mary Coble
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VEINE MAGAZINE-#4-The War Issue
Interview, March 2012
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Washington, DC-Mary Coble: Conner Contemporary Art
Sculpture Magazine, September 2011 by Sarah Tanguy
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Provocative and Powerful: The Performances of Mary Coble
By Judith Samson
Raffia, Issue 4, December 2010
Institute for Gender Studies, Radboud Univeristy, Nijmegen
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Nor Any a Drop to Drink: Mary Coble and Janet Biggs at Conner Contemporary
The Washington Post Express by Danielle O'Steen, 2010
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Performance Art: Mary Coble @ Conner Contemporary
(Review of "Source")
The BrightestYoungThings.Com
By Debra Greenspan, May 2010
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'Aversion': A Jolt Of an Experience,
The Washington Post by Rachel Beckman
May 2007
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"Mind the Zap",
(Article about "Aversion"),
Washington City Paper by Kriston Capps,
May 2007
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"Jorge, Jose Jr., Joseph,Joseph,Joseph",
(Article about "Note to Self"),
NY Arts Magazine by Susan Ross,
January 2006
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Mary Coble at Conner Contemporary Art
(Response to "Note to Self"),
Grammer.police,
September 2005
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ART MEMO—Fly on the Web
(Review of Note to Self"
The Gay and Lesbian Review by Joey Orr
2005