“Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts,” with Rudy Lemcke, Out of Place: Artists, Pedagogy, and Purpose, ed. Tim Doud and Zoe Charlton (Punctum Books, 2021), 95-102

“Love Is Still Possible in This Junky World,” Rated RX: Sheree Rose with and After Bob Flanagan, ed. Yetta Howard (Columbus: The Ohio University Press, 2020), 42-59

“Immemorial: The Poetics of AIDS: A Conversation with Rudy Lemcke,” The Shapes of Epidemics and Global Disease, ed. Andrea Patterson, and Ian Read, (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020), 365-376

“Queer Exhaustion, Speculation, Despair,” Saturation: Racial Matter, Institutional Limits, and the Excesses of Representation, ed. C. Riley Snorton and Hentyle Yapp, (MIT Press, 2020), 105-114

“Douglas Crimp Forum,” special section of interviews, reflections, and artist pages, edited with Marc Siegel, Art Journal (Fall 2020), 8-41

“Sab Shimono: On Camp, Asian American Visibility, and Gay Bars,” Hyphen (2017)

“Memoirs of Bjork-Geisha,” Reading Contemporary Performance: Theatricality Across Genres, ed. Meiling Cheng and Gabrielle H. Cody (Routledge, 2016), 115-117

“Queer Art/Queer Failure,” Art Journal 75.1 (Spring 2016), 85-88

“Keep Them Sweet,” Journal of Visual Culture 15.1 (2016), 45-48

“Towards a Butch Poetics: A Conversation with Jenni Olson,” Millennium Film Journal 63 (April 2016), 74-83

“Beyond the Numbers Game: Diversity in Theory and Practice,” with Jordana Moore Saggese, Camara Dia Holloway, T’ai Smith, Tobias Wofford, Art Journal 75.1 (Spring 2016), 98-109

“Drawing Complaint: Orientalism, Disidentification, Performance,” Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas 1 (2015), 84-107

“Jiro Onuma,” Densho Encyclopedia (2015)

“Skin Matters: A Conversation with June Yong Lee,” Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 41.5 (2014), 6-9

“Looking for Jiro Onuma: A Queer Meditation on the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II,” GLQ 20.3 (Duke University Press, 2014), 241-75 and cover art

“Love/Sick: A Dialogue,” with Angela Ellsworth, Auto/Pathographies, ed. Tamar Tembeck (Sagamie edition d’art, 2014), 64-73

“Precarious Skin: The Photography of June Yong Lee,” Skin: June Young Lee (San Francisco: California Institute of Integral Studies, 2014), 1-3

“Notes on Internment Camp,” Art Journal 72.2 (Summer 2013), 54-57

“Looking for Jiro and Gentleman’s Gaman,” Radical Teacher 92 (2011), 20-25, and cover art

WRITINGS ABOUT ARTIST (essays, book chapters, interviews, encyclopedia entries)

Machiko Harada, “Japanese Diasporic Artists Take on Intergenerational Trauma,” Hyperallergic (February 22, 2024)

Machiko Harada, “Japanese-American Artists Revisit the Painful Legacy of WWII,” Hyperallergic (February 21, 2024)

EG Crichton, Matchmaking in the Archive: 19 Conversations with the Dead and 3 Encounters with Ghosts (Rutgers University Press, 2023), 24-31

Rudy Lemcke, “From Self to #Selfie: An Introduction,” Self-Representation in an Expanded Field: From Self-Portraiture to Selfie, Contemporary Art in the Social Media Age, ed. Ace Lehner (MDPI, 2021), 1-20

Marci Kwon, Introduction to “Asian American Art, Pasts and Futures,” Panorama: The Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 7.1 (Spring 2021)

Jenni Sorkin, “Time Goes By So Slowly: Tina Takemoto’s Queer Futurity,” Panorama: The Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 7.1 (Spring 2021)

Vivian Huang, “Asian American Queer Performance,” The Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Literature and Culture, (Oxford University Press, 2020)

Vivian Huang, “Sparking Joy, Serving Mess: The Drag of Asian/American History,” The Journal of Popular Culture 53.6 (2020), 1373-1390

Will Dai, “Following Her Following Her Passion: An Interview with Tina Takemoto, CinemQ (2019)

Leung, Hoi, “Task of Remembrance,” Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (June/July 2019)

“Flare 2019: Lift Little Tokyo, On the Line, Wayward Emulsions, Sworded Love by Tina Takemoto,” interview, Rianne (March 26, 2019)

Joey Orr and Imani Wadud, “Social Histories: An Inquiry from the Integrated Arts Research Initiative,” Art Journal Open (April 18, 2019)

Alpesh Kantilal Patel, “Artistic Responses to Gaps in LGBTQI Archives: From World War II Asian America to Soviet Estonia” in Globalizing East European Art Histories: Past and Present, ed. Beata Hock and Anu Allas (Routledge, 2018), 202-215

Jan Christian Bernabe and Laura Kina, “Muscles, Mash Ups and Warning Shots–Queering Japanese American History: An Interview with Tina Takemoto,” Queering Contemporary Asian American Art, ed. Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017), 220-226

Jennifer Gonzalez and Tina Takemoto, “Triple Threat: Queer Feminist of Color Performance Art,” Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories, ed. Amelia Jones and Erin Silver (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), 294-303

Nia King, “Tina Takemoto,” Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Volume Two, ed. Elena Rose (2016), 101-111

Don Romesburg, “Presenting the Queer Past: A Case for the GLBT History Museum,” Radical History Review 120 (2014), 131-144

Tamar Tembeck, “Auto/Pathographies: Illness (Self-)Representation, Collaboration,” Auto/Pathographies, ed. Tamar Tembeck (Sagamie edition d’art 2014), 6-21

Robert Handa, “Tina Takemoto from the film ‘Sex, Politics, and Sticky Rice,’” Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa, NBC Bay Area Proud (June 16, 2014), television broadcast

Amy Cancelmo, “Her/She Senses: A Curator’s Interview with Angela Ellsworth and Tina Takemoto, Strange Bedfellows (2013)

Patrick Anderson, “I Feel For You,” Neoliberalism and Global Theatres, ed. Lara Nielsen and Patricia Ybarra (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 81-96

Lacey Jane Roberts, “Camp in the Camps: Tina Takemoto is Looking for Jiro,” Hyphen 25: Generation Issue (2012)

Lacey Jane Roberts, “Looking for Jiro: A Conversation with Tina Takemoto,” Hyphen 25, online exclusive (2012)


Present Tense: Task of Remembrance, curated by Hoi Leung, exhibition catalog (Chinese Culture Center, 2020)

Artists’ Eyes: Art of Incarceration, curated by Betty Nobue Kano and Judy Shintani, exhibition catalog (National Japanese American Historical Society, 2018)

Eureka at Thirty Years: Fleishhacker Foundation Artist Fellowships, foreword by Christian L. Frock, catalog (Fleishhacker Foundation, 2017)

Auto/Pathographies, curated and edited by Tamar Tembeck, exhibition catalog (Sagamie edition d’art, 2014)

Strange Bedfellows, curated and edited by Amy Cancelmo, exhibition catalog (2013)


Shaquille Heath, “Interview: Curator Naz Cuguoglu on the Asian Art Museum’s ‘Into View: New Voices, New Stories,” Juxtapoz (February 22, 2024)

Ko Lyn Cheang, “Barrier-Breaking Exhibition at S.F.’s Asian Art Museum Empowers Asian, AAPI Artists,” San Francisco Chronicle (January 20, 2024)

Anh-Minh Le, “Renowned and Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora Are in the Spotlight,” Nob Hill Gazette (October 2, 2023)

Brian Darr, “Ten Shorts” for “World Poll of 2022,” Senses of Cinema (January 2023)

Angelique Santos and Editors, “Pause, Rewind, ‘Play and Loop’ at Blindspot Gallery,” Art Asia Pacific (September 2, 2022)

J.L. Odom, “Asian Art Museum’s Virtual ‘Queer Pasts and Futures’ to Showcase Two SF Artists’ LGBTQ-centering Experimental Films,” Local News Matters (July 26, 2022), republished in SFGate (July 28, 2022)

Peter Wong, Reviews from CAAMfest 40,” Beyond Chron (May 16, 2022)

Sebastian Nadilo, “15 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 40th CAAMFest,” Asian Film Festivals (May 13, 2022)

Jeffrey M. Anderson, “14 Local Films to Make Any Bay Area Resident Proud,” San Francisco Examiner (April 19, 2022)

Kylie Knott, “Gender Discrimination Under the Spotlight at Women: From Her to Here Art Exhibition in Hong Kong,” South China Morning Post (February 25, 2022)

Jaimie Baron, “Jaimie Baron on Redirecting ‘The Gaze,’” Square Cylinder (January 16, 2022)

Tim Brinkof, “Turning Art into Activism with ‘After Hope,’” Mubi: Notebook Feature (Sept 8, 2021)

Winston Kyan, “After Hope: Videos of Resistance,” (August 16, 2021)

“Camp Resistance: Tina Takemoto’s video Looking for Jiro explores the queer experience during Japanese internment,” The Art Newspaper (June 3, 2021)

Emily Wilson, “In This Show, ‘Queerness Becomes Something You Cannot Ignore,” Hyperallergic (May 23, 2021)

Isabelle Roetcisoender, “Asian American Art Exhibit Explores Feminism and Diversity,” AsAmNews (May 23, 2021)

Matthew Harrison Tedford, “At Chinese Culture Center, a Collective Experience Borne Out of Difference,” KQED: The Do List (May 20, 2021)

DeWitt Cheng, “WOMEN: From Her to Here, Chinese Cultural Center, San Francisco,” Art from the San Francisco Bay Area (May 15, 2021)

Emily Wilson, “‘Looking for Hope and Clinging to Hope’ Short Films for Our Times,” Hyperallergic (February 22, 2021)

Jenny Jedeikin for SF/Arts Monthly, “Queer Feminist Identity Takes the Spotlight in New Chinese Culture Center Exhibit,” 7×7 (February 22, 2021)

Jenny Jedeikin, “Rendering Visible: WOMEN,” SF Arts (February 21, 2021)

Nico Liu, 展覽|走入LGBTQ+的世界「WOMEN我們」探討女性情感與酷兒能量 “Exhibition | Enter into an LGBTQ+ World: ‘WOMEN我們’ Explores Femme Sensibilities and Queer Powers,” Orange News (Hong Kong), (February 19, 2021)

Leila Grothe, “Queer California: Untold Stories,” exhibition review, Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art (Fall 2019)

Sean Au, “Present Tense 2019: Task of Remembrance,” Interview with curator Hoi Leung, KTSF (May 22, 2019)

Soleil Ho, “Homoerotic Bread-Making on Full Display in Oakland,” San Francisco Chronicle (April 22, 2019)

Juliet Jacques, “Artists’ Films at BFI Flare Festival: ‘In Place of the Real’ Focused on Histories of LGBTQI+ People,” Frieze (April 9, 2019)

Sara Radin, “Queer Stories Reign Supreme at the Oakland Museum of California,” Vice (March 22, 2019)

Erik Pederen, “Slamdance: ‘Dollhouse’ and ‘Kifaru’ Take Top Prizes–Full Winners List,” Deadline (January 31, 2019)

Brian Darr, “Twenty Single-Channel Film and Video Works of Less Than Feature Length,” World Poll of 2018, Senses of Cinema (January 2019)

Abe Ahn, “Artists Are Addressing the Tide of Gentrification in LA’s Little Tokyo,” Hyperallergic (July 27, 2018)

Roula Seikaly, “Recollected: Photography and the Archive,” HAF: Humble Arts Foundation (New Photography) (November 30, 2017)

“Queer Perspectives on Wartime Incarceration,” Rafu Shimpo (April 8, 2014)

Peter Hernandez, “Viewers Imagine Past Through International Archive,” Bay Area Reporter (January 23, 2013)

Tirza True Latimer, “Life in the Archives,” Open Space, SFMOMA Field Notes (January 27, 2012)