Monthly Archives: April 2017

Free Public Lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson: “Cecilia Vicuña, About to Happen” – Thursday 4 May 2017, University of Melbourne.

Free Public Lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson: “Cecilia Vicuña, About to Happen” will be held Thursday 4 May 2017 at the University of Melbourne.   Keynote Speaker: Julia Bryan-Wilson, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of California, Berkeley.   Associate Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson will give a lecture on Chilean artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña.    Bryan-Wilson’s lecture will discuss Vicuña’s sculptural work looking closely at her textile-based work from the 1970s to think through issues of production and materiality. Drawing on her forthcoming book, Fray: Art and Textile Politics, Julia Bryan- Wilson investigates how Vicuña’s use of knotted threads and strings signified politically […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN ISSUE: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Issue 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN ISSUE: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Issue 1, 2018. Submissions deadline: 30 July 2017 Issue 1, 2018 Open Issue Issue editors: Professor Deborah Ascher Barnstone, (University of Technology, Sydney), and Dr Donna West Brett (University of Sydney). Journal aims and scope The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (ANZJA) is published by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ). AAANZ is Australia’s professional body for art and design historians, arts writers, artists, students of art history and theory, and museum professionals. The journal is Australasia’s principal refereed art history journal. ANZJA […]

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Art and Revolution: A Symposium – Dunedin School of Art, October 13-14 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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Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools Conference, ANU, September 2017

ACUADS Conference Australian National University School of Art & Design 28 & 29 September 2017 Conference theme: Value Australian university art and design schools are facing increasing economic and political challenges. The visible impact of these pressures on the sector is already evident and has been widely discussed. Inevitably, the careers of younger and emerging academics will unfold in a very different environment to their older and more established colleagues. Against the backdrop of this profound change it is important to establish and declare the continuing value to Australia of art and design, and therefore the continuing value of university […]

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