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Dr Townsley talks about her exhibition 'Sisyphus' - Installation One/University of Huddersfield - Scribble

Dr Townsley talks about her exhibition 'Sisyphus' - Installation Two/University of Huddersfield – Fulford in Fog

Dr Townsley talks about her exhibition 'Sisyphus' - Installation Three/University of Huddersfield– Satie 840

Dr Townsley talks about her exhibition 'Sisyphus' - Installation Four/University of Huddersfield – Spoons

Dr Townsley talks about her exhibition 'Sisyphus' - Installation Five/University of Huddersfield – Till Rolls  

Stones - Film/Documentary – for the exhibition Thought Positions in Sculpture. An interview with Townsley discussing the work Stones can be found 29:46 mins into the documentary

BBC News: Exhibition 'Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive' – Towner

Creative Deinstallation – Spoons – Published by the Museum of Art and Design New York

Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive at Towner - time lapse installation of Jill Townsley's Till Rolls – Uploaded by the Towner Eastbourn


Carbon meets Silicon (2015): Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Glyndwr University link:


Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive (2011) Exhibition Catalogue. Published by Towner. ISBN 978-1-871360-18-9


Making and Unmaking, Repair and Repetition: (2010) Axis online. Curated: Helen Carnac


Second Lives – Remixing the Ordinary (2008), Exhibition Catalogue. Second Lives will be accompanied by a 250-page, fully illustrated catalogue, which will include essays by MAD curators David Revere McFadden and Lowery Stokes Sims, and an introduction by Director Holly Hotchner. Artist statements from each of the 50 artists in the exhibitions will be accompanied by full-color illustrations of their work. The catalogue is being designed by Pentagram design, and will be available through the Museusm Store.


Negotiated Positions (April 2007) Exhibition Catalogue, University of Chester. Published by The Centre for Practice as research in the Arts.

ISBN 978-1-905929-21-4


Moore, Sanna. (2003). Bristles Balls and Brass - Sculpture by Jill Townsley, University of Hertfordshire Press. ISBN 89854380


Chairman’s Choice (2003) Exhibition Catalogue. The Nunnery Gallery. A Bow Arts Trust Publication.


Mirror II Nature (2003) Exhibition Catalogue -  Mile End Park Art Pavilion, London. A Sevenseven Publication.


Boot, Caroline (1993) Flexible I - Pan-european art. Nederlands Textielmuseum. ISBN 9070962233 (Pp 34,52-53).

Book chapter: Townsley, J. & Ferigato, C., (2020) ‘The FOREVER-DO Game: A big data fishing expedition’. Technology, Design and the Arts - Opportunities and Challenges . Earnshaw, R., Liggett, S., Excell, P. & Thalmann, D. (eds.). 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, (Springer Series on Cultural Computing).


Townsley Jill (2011) 'The Submerged Side of the Art Iceberg' essay in: Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive (2011) Exhibition Catalogue. Published by Towner. ISBN 978-1-871360-18-9


Townsley, J (2011) Book Chapter ‘A Search for Repetition in the Process of Art Production’. In: 100 Things Not Worth Repeating: On Repetition. : LemonMelon. pp. 50-61. ISBN 9781908260017


Townsley, Jill (2011) The Process of Repetition - Digital Representations of Repetitive Labour Through Time. In: Soft Borders Conference & Festival Proceedings: papers. Upgrade International, Sao Paulo, Brazil, pp. 77-83. ISBN 9788587985415


Townsley, Jill (2010) Spoons. in: Over and Over: Sowanyway Magazine. ISSN 2043-6408 Edited by Derek Horton and Lisa Stansbie.


Townsley, Jill. (2010) Radar: Review / Art / Design / Architecture / Research. Volume.1 Number 1. Ed. McCullagh, J. F. Swindells, S. University of Huddersfield. Pages 30 - 31


Townsley, Jill. (2009) in Winchester School of Art Research Anthology. Ed Gillett, J. Harland, B. The Winchester Gallery Press Winchester School of Art Southampton University. Pages: 104 - 109

ISBN 9781873451618


Townsley, Jill. (2007), Conference Paper. Repetition and Process in Art Production - A Practitioners Account. Repeat Repeat Conference, University of Chester.

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