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Season of the Boy: An Interview with Ho Tam - Mike Hoolboom
Life at sea: Ho Tam unmoors our preconceptions - Daryl Vocat
Sweet Slices of Life at Sea - Peter Goddard
Ho Tam: The Only Asian Boy in New York? - Anya Wassenberg
Harder Times, Tougher Spaces - Vera Frenkel
Ho Tam: Untitled, Nonspecific - Wayne Baerwaldt
Provocative Pleasures: the Art of Ho Tam - Andy Fabo
David Hirsh on Ho Tam - David Hirsh
Dictionaries, Masks and Broken Mirrors: Notes on Ho Tam’s Yellow Pages - Larissa Lai


Shop Diary - Self-published journal of an experience at the MacDowell Colony (New Hampshire). The story reads best as a tragic/comic interior journey of a delusional artist during his five week residency in the artist's colony, 1997. Available at Art Metropole (Toronto).
Fine China - Using architectural blueprint technology, Fine China is a collection of 24 re-designed porcelainware that explored the socio-political aspects of our conception of China (1998).
Idol + Worship - A double-sided color screen-printed book. "Idol" side features images of male actors with famous brand names while "Worship" side contains images of "divas" and food products (1995).
The Yellow Pages - An alphabet reader of stereotypes and clichés. First edition was photocopies and handbound by artist, 1993. Second edition was (off-set) published by Gallery 101, Ottawa, 2000.
Images from the bookwork have been exhibited at UC Bekerley (California), Gallery 44 (Toronto) and Light Years Festival of Photography (Winnipeg).

(All artist's books are available at Art Metropole, Toronto and Printed Matter, New York)


Public 25 "Experimentalism" - Artist's project, 2002
Public 24 "Being on Time" - Documentation of the "Public" exhibition at Central Technical High School, Toronto, 2001
New Observations #107 - Artist's project, (ed. Godzilla), 1997
Fuse Magazine - Artist's project, 1995
Front Magazine (The Western Front) - Artist's project, 1994