Projects in Print
"Pulp: a fiction," Imaginary Archives, Rotor, Graz. 2013
"Bengal Fire," Paesaggio (the "Octopus" issue), Blauer Hause ed. Venice. 2013
"Live True Life or Die Trying," The Visual Culture Reader (3rd. ed.). New York: Routledge. 2012
"Kazi in Nomansland," Manual for Treason, Sharjah Art Foundation. 2011 Granta: The Pakistan Issue, 2010
"No Exit" (w/ Glen Urieta), Secret Identities: Asian Superhero Comics, Jeff Yang ed., New Press. 2009
"Take me off your database," Rethinking Marxism, Vol 19, Number 2. 2007
"Le Saigon Quiz," surveillance project (w/ Michikazu Matsune), Journal BOL, Korea. 2008
“Muhammad Ali, We Still Love You: Unsteady Dreams of a “Muslim International,” New Inquiry, June. 2016
"Simulation at Wars’ End: A "Documentary" in the Field of Evidence Quest,” BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies (1). 2016
"Traitors, a Mutable Lexicon," e-flux Supercommunity, special project of 56th Venice Biennale. 2015
"When an interpreter could not be found," The Sun Never Sets: South Asians in an Age of U.S. Global Power, Vivek Bald, Sujani Reddy, Manu Vimalassery, Miabi Chatterjee ed. New York: New York University, 2012.
“Prisoners of shothik itihash,” New Age, March 31, 2012
"Flying Blind: Waiting for a real reckoning on 1971," Economic & Political Weekly, India, Vol 46 # 36. 2011
"Asterix and the Big Fight: Musee Guimet as Proxy Fight," Playing by Rules, Apex Art, 2010.
“Otondro Prohori: Guarding Who? Against What?” Sarai Reader, No. 08: Fear, Delhi: CSDS. 2010.
"Everybody wants to be Singapore," La Buena Vida/ The Good Life, Carlos Motta ed., Art in General, 2009.
"Fear of a Muslim Planet: Islamic Roots of Hip Hop," Sound Unbound, DJ Spooky ed., MIT Press, 2008.
"Adman blues as artist liberation," Indian Highway, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine, UK, 2008.
"Beirut: Silver Porsche Illusion," Men of the Global South, Adam Jones ed., Zed Books, 2006.
"Guerrillas In The Mist: Maoist revolt in Bangladesh," Sarai Reader, No. 06: Turbulence, Delhi: CSDS. 2006.
“The Ginger Merchant of History (Standing in the shadow of “Giants”),” Witte de With Review, Sediments, Nov. 2016. Reprinted in WdW Review: Arts, Culture and Journalism in Revolt, Vol. 1 (2013 – 2016), 2017 [selected for The Best Dutch Book Designs 2017].
"Things we did while waiting for the fence," book review of Delwar Hussain's Boundaries Undermined (Routledge); Economic & Political Weekly, India, November 02. 2013
"The Skin I'm in," book review of Vivek Bald's Bengali Harlem, Margins. 2013
“Naeem Mohaiemen: ‘I wanted to take the documentary form and jar it’,” Interview with Killian Fox, The Guardian, September 22, 2018
Sarinah Masukor, “Left Behind?” Frieze Issue 193, March 2018
Natasha Ginwala, “NAEEM MOHAIEMEN: Accidental Trojan Horse,” Mousse #58, April-May, 2017
Chloe Bass & Kristian Madsen, “We Are Used to Thinking About Art as a Gift . Now I Am Not so Sure.” [discussing Last Man in Dhaka Central], Protocollum, 2016/17.
Anantha Sudhakar, “Crafting Community: South Asian American Arts and Activism in 1990s New York City” in Curtis Chin, Terry Hong & Parag Rajendra Khandhar eds., Local/Express: Asian American Arts and Community 90s NYC, The Asian American Literary Review, 2013
Renuka Sawhney & Naeem Mohaiemen, Johannesburg Workshop of Theory & Criticism. Vol. 7, 2015
"Collectives in Post-2001 New York," Asian American Literary Review, Vol 2, Issue 1.5, Fall, 2011
"Six Shooters & Nationalist Stamps: A conversation between Naeem Mohaiemen and Haig Aivazian," Arab Studies Journal, Spring, 2010
Collectives in Atomized Time: art & activism (w/ Doug Ashford). Barcelona: Idensitat, 2009
“Ramiz Was Not Seen Before 1757,” Review of Razib Datta's 'How do I rent a plane,' curated by Wakilur Rahman and Kehkasha Sabah, Kala Kendra, 2015. Depart Magazine, Fall. 2016
“Things we sketched while waiting for the fence,” (review of Shilpa Gupta), My East is Your West, A collateral Event at the 56th Venice Biennale, Natasha Ginwala ed., HarperCollins, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2015
"Bangladeshi Photography: Social Reality's Truth Quest" (Bengali), Kamra (Bangladesh), No. 2, January. 2013
"Magazines in the Empty Forest," review of two art magazines, and the ecology of English language publishing in Bangladesh, Art Papers. November/December. 2013
"Firoz wants to fight Tyson," Firoz Mahmud artist book, NinKi: Urgency of Proximate Drawing. 2012
"Meherjaan’s Women on the verge," film review of 'Meherjaan', Daily Star (Bangladesh), 01/23/2011
"Nothing's a blank canvas, anyhow," Runa Islam solo, Modena. 2008
"Barbarians at the gate," Agnieszka Kalinowska solo, Ujazdowski, Warsaw. 2008
Translation (Bengali - English)
"Mujtaba Ali: Amphibian Man," Rest Of Now, Rana Dasgupta ed., Italy: Manifesta. 2008
“What do you have on the menu that’s totally tasteless?” Dhaka Daily Star, 2007
"FutureGreats Asia 2014: Jaret Vadera selected by Naeem Mohaiemen," ArtReview Asia, Autumn & Winter, 2014
"Artists’ Artists: 19 artists write about a work of art that has influenced them," Frieze Masters Magazine, Issue 3, September, 2014
"At the coed dance, dilemma of artists as curators," Art Lies: Death of the Curator, 2008 p. 22
Cited in / Catalogues
"Turner Prize 2018 Catalogue," Tate London, September 2018
"It is not necessary to understand everything," As part of The Eros Effect: Art, Solidarity Movements and the Struggle for Social Justice, Tensta Konsthall, February - May 2017
"On the Shoulders of Giants," Labin Biennial Catalogue, Labin, Croatia, 2018
Dominika Bennacer, "Bearing Witness to the (In)visible: Activism and the performance of witness in Islamic orthopraxy," Performance Research, September, 2008