The ASMR Touch, 2022-3, looped single channel video and de-synchronised audio track, video 31:36; audio: 21:22.
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The ASMR Touch was exhibited in Writing Backwards at SCA Gallery, Sydney, 9 August - 9 September, 2023. Curated by Emma O’Neil and Alex Gawronski featuring artists and writers from Runway, Hag Mag, Stolon Press, and Pebble Press.


Reid, Melinda, “The ASMR Touch.” Runway, issue 46: Ghost (2023)

Reid, Melinda, “Guilty Pleasures Revisited.” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (Februrary 2022)

Reid, Melinda. “The reluctant bin chickens of neoliberalised education.” Un Magazine 13, no.2 (November 2019): 8-15.

Reid, Melinda. ‘Review: The Essayist curated by Jasmin Stephens.’ Running Dog. 10 September 2019.

Reid, Melinda. “Lingering (or, Brief interruptions to an ongoing cycle).” Framework 24 (2018): 14-17.
Reid, Melinda. “Lessons from Margaret Montoya’s Table.” School Book 1 (2017): 22-24.

Reid, Melinda. “Highway meltdown.” In Here&Now17: New Photography. Perth: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at UWA, 2017. 79-81.
Hughes, Natalya, and Melinda Reid, eds. Fictions. Sydney: Alaska and University of Technology, Sydney, 2016.

Hughes, Natalya, and Melinda Reid, eds. UTS PSM Honours. Sydney: Alaska and University of Technology, Sydney, 2016.

Reid, Melinda. “Doodling and tarot cards: An interview with Laura Wingrove.” Parallel 8 (October 2016): N. pag.

Reid, M. ‘Soft ions.‘ Soft Ions - Finn Marchant. Woolloomooloo: Firstdraft, 2016. Exhib. cat. N. pag.

Reid, M. ‘Ferns.’ Mülk. Issue 1: Birth. May, 2016. N. pag.
Reid, M. ‘A vocabulary for long distance.‘ Parallel. Issue 5, Winter 2015.

Reid, M. ‘Patterns for Waiting.‘ Patternation. Hazelhurst: Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, 2015. Online exhibition catalogue. N. pag.
Reid, M. ‘Going and looking.‘ PSM Honours. Ultimo: University of Technology, Sydney, 2015. Exhib. cat.

Reid, M. ‘A short introduction to feminist performance art.‘ Parallel. Issue 3, Summer 2015. 

Reid, M. ‘Artist Profile: Técha Noble.’ Künsterlerhaus Bethanien. Upcoming.

Reid, M. ‘Girls girls girls.‘ Girls girls girls. Woolloomooloo: Firstdraft, 2015. Exhib. cat. N. pag.

Reid, M. ‘Oblivion, rainforests, and happiness.‘ Grant Stevens: Dark Mess. Brisbane: Boxcopy, 2015. Exhib. cat. N. pag.
Reid, M. ‘More than top tens and a lack of pubes.’ Parallel. Issue 2, Spring 2015. 74-79.

Reid, M. ‘Come Close,’ Parallel. Issue 2, Spring 2015. 168.

Reid, M. ‘Immaterial labour.’ Nicholas Shearer, Honours. Ultimo: University of Technology, Sydney, 2014. Exhib. cat. 10-15.
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