Monthly Archives: January 2017

Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography – Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki – Saturday 1 April 2017

Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography With more photographs circulating than ever before, what do photographers want their images to do? How are artists retaining agency amongst the changing ontology of photography and its conventions and technologies? Does photography either in an art gallery or online still offer a democratic potential in its ability to alter or resist existing positions? As part of a consideration of the shifting politics and aesthetics of photography this event is an opportunity to consider the current nature of subjectivity in image worlds. If the selfie is the “the first […]

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University of WA seeks 2 x Senior Lecturer in the Visual Arts

The University of Western Australia (UWA), a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities, is ranked amongst the top Australian universities and among the top 100 universities in the world. From January 2017 the UWA Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Visual Arts will become the UWA School of Design – UWA Design – in recognition of the central role creativity plays in the disciplines of the School. UWA Design offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, History of Art and Visual Arts. The School of Design is known for its distinguished faculty and alumni, […]

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Symposium: ‘Art and Revolution’ Dunedin School of Art 13-14 October 2017

ART AND REVOLUTION A SYMPOSIUM DUNEDIN SCHOOL OF ART 13-14 October 2017 Following eight successful symposia held at the Dunedin School of Art, from ‘Illustrating the Unseeable: Reconnecting Art and Science’ (2009) to ‘Art and Future: Energy, Climate, Cultures’ (2016), the Dunedin School of Art, together with the scholars at the University of Otago, is organising an ninth symposium entitled ‘Art and Revolution.’ 2017 is a significant centenary year. One hundred years ago the Russian Empire was brought to an end by two events, the February and October Revolutions of 1917 that heralded the formation of the Bolshevik-led Soviet Union. […]

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