Along, Below
(Chicago: Herkimer, 1999)
10" LP

(Chicago: Herkimer, 1999)
paperback, 70 pages

buena nada   
(Guatemala: Merve, 2023)
paperback, 112 pages
[screen copy]

Cloud, the, 3
(Zürich: Christoph Keller Editions/JRP Ringier, 2007)
hardcover, 304 pages

Edge Habitat Materials
(Chicago: Whitewalls, 2014)
hardcover, 152 pages

Escritura-a-través (Writings-through)
(Mexico City: Merve, 2018)
paperback, 278 pages

Field Geometry
(Chicago: Explain, 2000)

(Berlin: argobooks, 2013)
hardcover, 320 pages

good nothing
(Leipzig: Merve, 2021)
paperback, 120 pages

im Grunewald
(Berlin: DAAD, 2006)
hardcover, 64 pages

Kwangsi-Quail with Fred Frith
(Lisbon: Shhpuma, 2015)
12" LP

Maps of parallels 41 and 49 N, at a scale of one second to one degree *
with Ernst Karel
(Lisbon: Shhpuma, 2015)

Names & Poems
(Chicago: Whitewalls, 1999)
hardcover, 215 pages

color book for screen

(Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2002)
3 slim softcover volumes in slipcase

(Chicago: Herkimer, 1996)
10" LP


'Are places privately wild nothing before',
Kurator 2007/2008, (Zürich: Edition Fink, 2008)

collaboration with Gaylen Gerber,
Whitewalls, volume 40, Spring 1998

'Gr', COLORGAMES, a project by Lucio Pozzi,
Anderson Gallery, Drake University, 2002

'Groups diferentiating delicate hallucinogenic universal should',
Science & Fiction (Zürich: Edition Fink, 2011)

'I, Bear', Whitewalls, volume 38, 1996

'Index for der Räuber',
Cabinet Magazine, issue 29

'Instance the determination', Critical Inquiry, Vol 35 No 4, Summer 2009

'Lazy sparkles of the mirror samadhi', Ear/Wave/Event, Issue 4, 2019

pages for The Legacy of Hilma af Klint: Nine Contemporary Responses (Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 2013)

'Partial list of the mosses of Svalbard',
Maps and Legends (Zürich: JRP Ringier, 2007)

'Schoolyear', Cabinet Magazine, issue 9

'Walking commas', Walking Sculpture 1967-2015
(New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015)


Walsh, Theadora, "Lunch With Artist Mirra Helen is Like Eating With a Friendly Ghost", KQED, 17 March 2022

Fiske, Tina, "Helen Mirra in conversation with Tina Fiske", Acts for placing woollen and linen (Scotland: Cample Line, 2020)

Tempesti, Alessandra, Lottezero Portraits, May 2020

Rockefeller, Hall W., "Helen Mirra", 50 Women Project, less than half, May 2020

Mirra, Helen, Awt as awt, April 2020

Menon, Harsha, "A so-called artist: an interview with Helen Mirra", Buddhistdoor Global, 27 June 2019 PDF / URL

Dankert, Zoe, "This is my interest anyway - to not-demand - Interview with Helen Mirra", Metropolis M, 9 September 2017

Russo, Emmalea, "Not-knowing is most intimate": Helen Mirra in Conversation with Emmalea Russo", artcritical, 13 September 2015

Eleey, Peter, "dialogue, April-June 2011", gehend (Berlin: argobooks, 2013)

Camper, Fred, "Rethinking Thought", Chicago Reader, 7 July 2005

Leinberger, Rena, "Interview: Helen Mirra", Bridge, Winter/Spring 2003


Alm, David, "Space, Tone and Temperature", RES, January/February 2004

Beliard, Valerie, "Helen Mirra", Italia, Italie, Italien, Italy, Wlochy (Milan: Electra, ACROS, 2008)

Bervin, Jen, "Honest Pen Hospital", Sky-wreck (Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2002)

Bloem, Marja, "Helen Mirra", Andriesse Eyck Galerie, September 2017

Brown, Bill, "Counting (Art and Discipline)", Critical Inquiry, Vol. 35, No. 4, The Fate of Disciplines, ed. James Chandler and Arnold I. Davidson, Summer 2009: 1032-2053

Bryan-Wilson, Julia, "Six words about Helen Mirra, or the Six Basic Factors of Camouflage", Formalismus catalog (Hamburg: Kunstverein Hamburg, 2004)

Casavecchia, Barbara, "Gianni Pettena & Helen Mirra", Frieze, 2017

Coley, Byron and Thurston Moore, "Bull Tongue", Arthur Magazine, 2003

Dobson, James, "The Writing is Disappearing from the Wall", University of Chicago Maroon, October 17, 2007

Eleey, Peter, "Helen Mirra: Reference Material", Frieze, January 2006: 146-9

Eleey, Peter, "Terra Reincognita", The Plain of Heaven (New York: Creative Time, 2005)

Elms, Anthony, Helen Mirra, Here and Now (Chicago: Whitewalls, 2002)

Erickson, Karl, "Names and Poems", New Art Examiner, December/January 1999/2000: 50

Estep, Jan, "Helen Mirra: Chicago Project Room", New Art Examiner, April 1999: 45

Falat, Elke, "Art and Natural Science: Failed Couple-Relationship of Complicity?", Observing Beast, Time, Evolution: Kunst und Naturwissenschaft (Leipzig : Kerber, 2008)

Farzin, Media, "Helen Mirra: Waulked,", art agenda, October 2014

Frith, Fred, mention in Paris Transatlantic Magazine, October 2003

Graf, Marion, "Les micrograms come passages", Habiter poétiquement le monde (Lille Métropole Musee, 2010)

Hegyi, Lóránd, "Fragile: Sovreignity of Micro-Narratives, or a farewell to universality", Fragile: terres d'empathie (Milan : Skira ; Saint-Etienne : Musée d'art moderne de Saint-Etienne métropole, 2009)

Hickey, Andria, notes in The Quick and the Dead, ed. Peter Eleey (Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2009)

Hixson, Kathryn, "Helen Mirra", New Art Examiner, November/December 2001: 83

Hübl, Michael, "Die minutiöse Feinfühligkeit der Präzision", Badische Neuste Nachrichten, May 9, 2007

Jansen, Gregor and Thomas Thiel, "SWR2 forum", Vertrautes Terrain: Aktuelle Kunst in & über Deutschland (Heidelberg: Heidelberg Kehrer 2009)

Johnson, Ken, "Helen Mirra", New York Times, June 23, 2000

Johung, Jennifer, Ch 2, Re-Usable Sites: Gordon Matta-Clark's Fake Estates and the Odd Lots Exhibition in Replacements: From the Primordial Hut to the Digital Network, 2008

Jones, Ronald, "Helen Mirra: Galerie Nordenhake", Art Forum, Summer 2008: 458

Kopsa, Maxine, "50th Venice Biennale", Frieze, September 2003

Lippit, Yukio "Ambulations", gehend (Berlin: argobooks, 2013)

Meschede, Friedrich, "Silvester, Transylvania, Käuzchensteig and more beneath the Cloud", Helen Mirra im Grunewald (Berlin: DAAD, 2006)

Mitchell, W. J. T., "Art, Fate, and the Disciplines: Some Indicators", Critical Inquiry, Vol. 35, No. 4, The Fate of Disciplines Edited by James Chandler and Arnold I. Davidson (Summer 2009): 1023-1031

Mizota, Sharon, "Review: For Ellen Lesperance and Helen Mirra, the message is woven into the art", Los Angeles Times, June 27 2016

Möntmann, Nina, "Helen Mirra, Seemannsgarn", Zusammenhänge herstellen ed. Yilmaz Dziewior (Hamburg: Kunstverein in Hamburg, 2003)

Morgan, Anne Barclay, "The Manifestation of Awareness: Buddhist and Contemporary Sculpture", Sculpture, September 2004

Morton, Tom, "Tropical Abstraction", Frieze January/February 2006

Nusser, Madeline, "Mirra, Mirra on the wall: an artist's index of a philosopher's work defies category", Time Out Chicago, June 23-30, 2005: 54

Palmer, Laurie, "Helen Mirra: Chicago Project Room", Frieze, May 1999: 97

Palmer, Laurie, catalogue essay, Seems (Chicago: Block Museum, 2001)

Patt, Lise, in Searching for Sebald: Photography after W.G. Sebald (Los Angeles: Institute of Cultural Inquiry, 2007)

Plender, Olivia, "Helen Mirra", Frieze, June/August 2003

Richard, Frances, "From Land and Sound to Thought", Declining Interval Lands brochure (New York: Whitney Museum, 2002)

Richard, Frances, "Remove Your House: Gordon Matta-Clark's Physical Poetics", Odd Lots (New York: Cabinet Books, 2005)

Rinder, Lawrence, "No Horizon: Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey" (Berkeley CA: BAMPFA 2019)

Schjeldahl, Peter, mention in The New Yorker, October 22 2002

Schjeldahl, Peter, mention in The New Yorker, March 29 2004

Schjeldahl, Peter, "The Plain of Heaven", The New Yorker, November 7 2005

Sholis, Brian, "Mirra, Helen ", Untitled Magazine, August 2004

Sholis, Brian, "Helen Mirra", Artforum, January 2007

Smith, Roberta, "Helen Mirra", New York Times, p C18, January 4 2019

Smyth, Cherry, "Helen Mirra and Allyson Strafella: Suchness", Art Monthly, June 2016

Snodgrass, Susan, "Helen Mirra at the Renaissance Society", Art in America, December 2001

Spector, Buzz, recommendation in The Octopus, July 21-27 2000

Stange, Raimar, "Helen Mirra", Flash Art, July/September 2009: 92

Stein, Lisa, "Helen Mirra adopts an assertive air", Chicago Tribune, December 20 2002

Stewart, Sharla, "Muse and medium", University of Chicago Magazine, April 2003: 22

Terrell, Benjamin, "You can't be afraid to leave it all behind", The Register-Guard, 9 October 2020

Vegh, Christina, catalogue essay, Land, Land! (Kunsthalle Basel, 2003)

Walker, Hazma, "Thread-skies", Sky-wreck (Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2002)

Waxman, Lori, Critic's Picks,, March 2004

Yood, James, "Helen Mirra, Renaissance Society", Art Forum, December 2001

Yood, James, Helen Mirra, Donald Young Gallery", Tema Celeste, December 2005: 78

Zuckerman Jacobson, Heidi, "Helen Mirra/Matrix 209", 65 instants brochure (Berkeley: Berkeley Art Museum, 2003)