Category Archives: AAANZ Conference

2004 Conference Auckland

AAANZ 2004 Conference Present Pasts – Present Futures The University of Auckland 1st – 4th December 2004 This conference explored the following themes: Art and history in terms of notions about, and relationships between, memory and history Cross-cultural interactions and representations in the visual arts, as well as indigenous arts in the South Pacific, Australia […]

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2002 Conference

AAANZ 2002 Conference Art Gallery of New South Wales 6th-7th December 2002 Keynotes Jean-Claude Lebensztejn, Professor of Art History at the University of Paris | Balzac’s ‘Unknown Masterpiece’: Romanticism and Abstraction Balzac’s tale, The Unknown Masterpiece (1831/1847), tells the story of Frenhofer, a painter of genius who is searching the perfection of painting. He has […]

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Conference Ethics and Aesthetics 2003

Ethics and Aesthetics Art Gallery of New South Wales 19-20 September 2003 View the program here. Keynote Okwui Enwezor, Artistic Director of Documenta 11 Documentary/verite: photography, film, video, documentation or the figure of truth in contemporary art The theme of my talk is wide ranging and draws mostly on the tension between objectivity and truth, ethics […]

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Conference 2001 Conducting Bodies

AAANZ 2001 Conference Conducting Bodies: Affect, sensation and memory Art Gallery of NSW 20-22 July 2001 Keynote Speakers Leo Bersani, ‘Forming Couples: Godard’s Contempt’, Emeritus Professor, University of California, Berkeley Ernst Van Alphen, ‘Playing the Holocaust’, Professor, University of Leiden, Netherlands Geoffrey Batchen, ‘CARNAL KNOWLEDGE: Photography, Memory and Touch’, Associate Professor, University of New Mexico, Albequerque Dorothy Cross, ‘MEDUSAE’, Artist, Dublin, […]

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Conference 2003 Canberra

AAANZ 2003 Conference National Gallery of Australia 5-6 December 2003 The 2003 annual conference of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand was held in Canberra at the National Gallery of Australia. The conference coincided with the major international exhibition French Paintings from the Musée Fabre, Montpellier. One of the main themes Reflections on […]

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2005 Conference

AAANZ 2005 Conference Transforming Aesthetics Art Gallery of New South Wales 7–9 July 2005 Keynote Speakers | Nicolas Bourriard – Ernst Van Alphen – Jane Taylor – Sean Cubitt – Andrew Benjamin The 2005 conference was presented by the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (NSW Chapter) in association with the Art Gallery of New South Wales […]

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2017 Conference

GENERAL INFORMATION | CALL FOR SESSIONS | POSTGRADUATE DAY AAANZ 2017 Conference Art and its Directions The University of Western Australia Perth, 6-8 December 2017 In 2017 the AAANZ Conference will be taking place in Perth, Western Australia. The Conference Committee look forward to presenting an engaging program of events at the The University of Western […]

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AAANZ 2016 Conference e-program available

The AAANZ 2016 Conference e-program is now available for download as a pdf. The e-program include conference session and paper abstracts and speaker biographies is can be downloaded via this link (pdf 3.4M) The basic conference timetable with times and locations of each session, keynotes and other events can be downloaded here. Please note the following events Thursday 9am-5pm – Post-graduate student day (Sir Roland Wilson Building, Australian National University) Thursday 6pm – Keynote by Dr Melissa Chiu (James Fairfax Theatre, National Gallery of Australia) Friday 9am – Keynote by Dr Anthea Callen (Manning Clark Lecture Theatre, Australian National University) Friday […]

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AAANZ 2016 Conference Party at the National Portrait Gallery

On Friday December 2 from 5.30- 7.30 pm the AAANZ 2016 Conference Committee and the National Portrait Gallery will be hosting a party at the National Portrait Gallery. This is a ticketed event (in addition to conference registration) and numbers are limited. All conference participants are eligible to purchase a ticket for themselves, and up to one invited guest, at a cost of $25 per person. This event includes entry to the current exhibition The Popular Pet show. To purchase a ticket to this event please note that you must use a credit card via the ANU online portal system, no […]

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