"Jess Dobkin's Wetrospective"

By Daniella Sanader

C Magazine

Winter 2022


"Almost Gathering"

By Lauren Fournier

Galleries West

December 27, 2021

"Jess Dobkin, a Performance Artist With a Unique Sense of Humor"

By Chris Dupuis


September 16, 2021


"The Magic Hour's Rituals Cast an Unusual Spell"

By Carly Maga

The Toronto Star

January 14, 2017

"The Hottest Tickets in Town: Five Things to Do in Toronto"

By Brad Wheeler

The Globe and Mail

January 5, 2017

"Jess Dobkin's Magic Hour"

By Lisa McKeown

My Entertainment World

January 18, 2017


Cultural ReProducers Interview

Interview by Christa Donner

Cultural Reproducer

October 2016

"Our Bloody Bodies, Ourselves"

By Rayna Livingstone-Lang

Broken Pencil  

Fall 2016

Review: The Artists Newsstand

By Emily Fitzpatrick
C Magazine

Autumn 2016

"Notes on Myth-Making"

By Alison Cooley and Daniella Sanader

C magazine

Summer 2016



"Nuit Blanche 2015 Guide: Renegade Art"

by Stephanie Avery
October 2nd, 2015

"Navigating Nuit Blanche 2015"

by Chris Dupuis
Xtra Magazine
September 30th, 2015

Exhibition review of "Performatorium: Festival of queer performance"

by Jon Davies
C Magazine
Summer 2015

"Good News! Amazing Upcycled Newsstands"

July 7th, 2015

"Artists Take Over Chester Subway Station for One Year "

by Katrina Clarke

The Toronto Star

May 20, 2015

"Open & Shut: The Chester Station newsstand"

by Diana Peters
Toronto Star
May 17th, 2015

"Pop-up creative hub opens at vacant Chester Station newsstand"

by Joanna Lavoie
Inside Toronto
May 13th, 2015

"Worth the Trip to Chester"

by Justin Li

Now Toronto

May 12, 2015

"Artist Newsstand breathes new life into the TTC"

by Chris Dupuis
Xtra Magazine
April 29th, 2015

"Artists to Take Over Chester Station Newsstand"

by Prajakta Dhopade

Spacing Toronto

April 8, 2015

"7 Projects We Want to See at the Images Festival"

Canadian Art

April 7, 2015

"The top 10 art shows in Toronto for spring 2015"

by Aubrey Jax


April 1, 2015

"Drab Subway Kiosk a New Canvas for Artists"

by Tara Deschamps

The Toronto Star

March 28, 2015

"Chester Station’s Gateway Newsstand to be Taken Over by Artists"

by Morgan Mullin

NOW Magazine

March 20, 2015

"Kickstarting the Artists' Newsstand"

by Christopher Jones

TO Live with Culture

March 18, 2015

"Art kiosk and newsstand set to open at Chester Station"

by Derek Flack


March 18, 2015


"You're Not My Target Audience"

by Laine Newman

interview/featured subject of documentary film


"Art Toronto 2013"

by Terence Dick


October 29, 2013

"5 Things I Learned at Power Ball '13"

by Kate Fane


June 10, 2013

“Postpartum proves good exhibitions can happen anywhere”

by Lindsey Herkommer
April 3, 2013


by Elizabeth Haq

All Hours Magazine


February, 2013


“Un bar à lait maternel pour éclairer”

by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert and Catherine Lalonde
Le Devoir
May 26, 2012

“Breast Milk and More at OFFTA”

by Sacha Jackson
Montreal Mirror
May 24, 2012

“Breast milk’s on tap at the OFFTA with Jess Dobkin’s Lactation Station”

by Crystal Chan
May 23, 2012

“Isabelle Forgues et Jasmine Catudal nous invite à une dégustation de lait maternel”

Penelope McQuade
May 23, 2012

“Que Cache Ce Sein?”

by Sylvie St-Jacques
La Presse
May 16, 2012

“Boiriez-Vous du Lait Maternal?”

by Sophie Durocher
Le Journal de Montreal
May 15, 2012

“Got Milk? Breast Milk Tasting Comes to Montreal”

by Sarah Leavitt
May 4, 2012

“Starving Artists Gather for Food and Performance”

by Erin Hatfield
February 11, 2012

“The Artists’ Soup Kitchen”

by Alvis Choi
February 1, 2012

“Food for Thought”

by Johnnie Walker
January 26, 2012

“The Artists’ Soup Kitchen Feeds the Soul”

by Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy
January 24, 2012

Akimbo – Hitlist – Jess Dobkin, Artist

January 12, 2012


“Cozying Up to Commitment”

by David Bateman


November 15, 2011

“Community Notes”

by Sasha
NOW Toronto
November 12, 2011

“Restored: Artist Adds $0 Tags to Her Clothes, Reshelves Them”

by Ben Popken
The Consumerist
November 7, 2011

“10 Contemporary Performance Artists You Should Know”

by Marina Galperina
November 4, 2011

“Women’s Art Agencies to the Rescue”

by Karen Darricades
Herizons Magazine
Fall 2011.


“Edgy Women at 17”

by Sacha Jackson
The Montreal Mirror
March 18-24, 2010

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“Rouse and Shine”

by Robyn Fadden
The Montreal Hour
March 18-24, 2010.

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“Arts Profile: Jess Dobkin”

by piKe krpan

Shameless Magazine

Winter 2009

“Artistic Activism”

by Stephanie Schroeder
Curve Magazine
December 2009

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“Body of Work: The Close and Personal Performance Art of Jess Dobkin”

by piKe krpan
Shameless Magazine
Summer/Fall 2009

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“Body Blows: Jess Dobkin’s Wild Performance”

January 29, 2009

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“Jess Dobkin”

CTV SexTV Series Episode 10-18
Original Airdate June 14, 2008


by Jason McBride
Toronto Life
March 2008

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“Top 10 Art Shows of 2006”

by David Jager, Stephanie Rogerson, and Fran Schechter
December 28, 2006

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“2006 Round Up: Best Performance Art”

December 21, 2006

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“Best of Toronto: Best Performance Artist Jess Dobkin”

November 1, 2006

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“Nature vs. Nurture: Interview with Jess Dobkin”

by Mariko Tamaki
Kiss Machine
September, 2006

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“Milky Bar”

by Jonathan Butcher
Bizarre Magazine
September 2006

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“Sense and Sensibilities”

by Stephanie Rogerson
July 20, 2006

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“Mother’s Milk, Straight with a Twist”

by Alwynne Gwilt
The Toronto Star
July 14, 2006

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“Belly Up to the Boob”

by Michele Henry
Toronto Sun
July 14, 2006

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“Love Bites”

by Sasha
Eye Weekly
July 13, 2006

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“Expressing Herself About Breast Milk”

by Anthony Reinhart
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2006

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“Breast Milk On Tap as Performance Art”

by Zosia Bielski
National Post
June 16, 2006

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“Stage Art on the Edge”

by Robert Crew
The Toronto Star
February 6, 2003

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