Select Writing

Peer-Reviewed Academic Articles

2017 “Resistance of the Gaze: Women’s Self-Im/Aging” Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing and Media, 1(3) 2017: 67-81.
2014 “Feminist Self-Imaging and Instagram: Tactics of Circumventing Sensorship.Visual Communication Quarterly, 21(2) 2014: 83-95.
2012 “What to ask women composers: feminist fieldwork in electronic dance music.” Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture 4(1) 2012: 3-26.

Book Chapters

2022  “The origin of bad feeling” in Doing Feminism in the Pandemic or Dying Together: A Living Document. (Lynes, Krista, Ed.) Feminist Media Studio. Publisher TBA (accepted and forthcoming)
2022 “Transmission of music files & experiences: building electronic music communities online 1996-2001” in Oxford Handbook of Electronic Dance Music (Robin James & Luis-Manuel Garcia, Eds.) Oxford University Press: Oxford. (accepted and forthcoming).
2015 “Feminist Imaging Practices: Fostering Community on Instagram through the hashtag” in Hashtag Publics (Nathan Rambukkana, Ed.), Peter Lang: New York. (2015): 229-242.

Edited Journal Volumes

2017 Women and Electronic Dance Music, Special Issue of Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance                             Music Culture 9 (1).  Co-editor with Rebekkah Farrugia.

2013 Performing the Quebec Spring. Transmutations 1(1). Co-Editor with S. Castonguay, J. Spiegel,  A. Thain, & S. Xin-Wei. Transmutations II. March 2013. http://

2012 Out of the Mouth Of ‘Casseroles’ I + II. Special Two-Part Issue of wi: journal of mobile media, 6 (1) +  6(2). Co-editor with Owen Chapman, Alison Loader, and Kim Sawchuk.

2003-2006 Commonpeople journal, Toronto: Sexual and Diversity Studies Department, University of Toronto.


2020 Artists in Isolation Feature: Nadège Grebmeier Forget, Momus, 5 May 2020.

2015 Femininity, Time and Feminist Art. Feminist Media Studies, 15(5), 904–906.

2012 “Locating Mobilities: reviewing state of the art research” wi, 6(1) 2012.

Creative Non-Fiction

2012 “Montreal, Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams.” open-wi. 1(2). 19 June 2012.

2012 “Bouge Bouge Bouge.” open-wi. 1(1). 2 June 2012.

2012 “Detention on St-Denis.” n+1: Montreal Diaries Part II. 27 May 2012.

Experimental Narrative / Poetry

2020 « conduite/behaviour. » A Year of Aging. (Durocher, N., Lamontagne, T. N., & Lafontaine, C., Eds.) 2020.
2018 Marie-Michelle Dechamps : Instances, Parisian Laundry. Sept 2018


2017 “Why would I want to put my art in your museum if I have my own house?” An Interview with Rucyl.” Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture 9(1).

2014 “Performance and negotiating hidden disability: an interview with Danielle Peers and Lindsay Eales.” nomorepotlucks 26.

2014 Laura Portwood-Stacer and Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism (2013). Books aren’t Dead - monthly series, Fembot Collective. May 2014.

Encyclopedia Entries

2019 Olszanowski, M. & Barcelos, L. (2019). Muzak. In J. Sturman (Ed.), The SAGE international encyclopedia of music and culture (Vol. 1, pp. 1544-1544). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781483317731.n504

2019 Olszanowski, M. (2019). “Rap.” In J. Sturman (Ed.), The SAGE international encyclopedia of music and culture (Vol. 1, pp. 1790-1791). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781483317731.n594

2014 Olszanowski, M. & Sawchuk, K. (2014). “Picasa” (photo sharing website for Google). (co-author K. Sawchuk). In Golson, G.J. & Harvey, K. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics.        10.4135/9781452244723.n401


2017 Guest Contributor, “Feminist Call to Action”, including selection of Prurient Maternal series, YIARA Magazine, Vol. 5 April 2017.

2016 Flipping the camera screen: The importance of imaging technologies in elder communities ACT (Ageing, Communication, Technologies) In Focus. November 2016. Retrieved from

2015 Foreword, Dear Journal Vol. 1, anthology.