Category Archives: Brisbane

Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts – New PhD Scholarships 2016 & 2017

Three new PhD Scholarships offered by the Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts The Brisbane Consortium for the Visual Arts (BCVA) facilitates scholarly collaboration between the art history-theory programs of Griffith University (GU), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the University of Queensland (UQ) working in conjunction with the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The BCVA’s key areas of focus include: contemporary Asian art; art of the Asia-Pacific; Australian and Australian Indigenous art; the global contemporary; curatorial education and training; new approaches to art history and theory. The BCVA is now offering three PhD scholarships for research in the […]

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Reparative Aesthetics: Rosângela Rennó and Fiona Pardington, Griffith University Art Gallery

Reparative Aesthetics: Rosângela Rennó and Fiona Pardington Exhibition dates: Saturday 30 April 2016 – Saturday 2 July 2016 Guest curator: Professor Susan Best How do artists represent the disempowered without evoking pity or voyeurism? Rosângela Rennó and Fiona Pardington, artists based in the southern hemisphere (Brazil and New Zealand), take a reparative approach to this topic. Their powerful portraits are not, however, redemptive or restorative in the straightforward way one might suppose. For them, reparative aesthetics signals the capacity to assimilate the consequences of destruction and violence.   Panel Discussion Ambivalence and The Archival Turn 2pm Saturday 7 May 2016 […]

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Call for Panels | Image Space Body | AAANZ Conference 2015 Brisbane

The Call for Panels for the AAANZ 2015 Conference in Brisbane is now open. For details of the conference see the conference webpage. Image Space Body After the many ends of art history, we begin again. The conjunction of the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art’s 8th Asia-Pacific Triennial (APT 8) and the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand annual conference presents opportunities to re-examine art history and generate innovative perspectives on histories and cultural traditions. APT 8 prompts us to challenge assumptions and reconsider the relations between images, bodies, and spaces. We invite discussion on traditions and legacies of art practices and of art histories. We […]

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