Archive for February, 2011

Photography and Place Symposium at AGNSW (Sydney)

February 28, 2011
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Image: YANAGI Miwa Windswept women 2 2009, Laserchrome photograph Gift of Geoff and Vicki Ainsworth 2009 © YANAGI Miwa

Photography & place symposium Subject and object in 21st century photography What do subject and object mean (or what can they mean) in photography in the 21st century? Photography is a constantly mutating medium, reacting to (and sometime precipitating) changes in art, society, politics and technology. In the 21st century, photographic practice has come...
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Deanna Petherbridge – The Primacy of Drawing

February 28, 2011
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Lectures Deanna Petherbridge - The Primacy of Drawing Deanna Petherbridge is an artist, writer and curator primarily concerned with drawing. Her recent book The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice is about the direct experience of artists, the historical role of drawing and its relationship to the sciences. From the publisher’s website: This...
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Call for Papers: Second Annual Feminist Art History Conference

February 25, 2011
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Call for Papers Second Annual Feminist Art History Conference American University, Washington D.C., 4-5 November 2011 Proposals due by 15 May 2011 Keynote: Mary Sheriff, Professor, Art History, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Please submit one-page single-spaced proposals on any topic of feminist interest in art history and/or visual studies with a 2-page curriculum...
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Stop (the) Gap curator and artist talks – Adelaide

February 25, 2011
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Stop(the)Gap curator and artist talks Stop(the)Gap curator Brenda L Croft and international Indigenous curatorial advisors Kathleen Ash-Milby (USA), David Garneau (Canada) and Megan Tamati-Quennell (Aotearoa/NZ) are joined by participating Stop(the)Gap artists including Genevieve Grieves, Alan Michelson, Lisa Reihana, r e a and Warwiick Thornton. To be chaired by Hetti Perkins. For further information 08 8302 0870,...
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MAN Opinion – David R. Marshall: Thoughts on the NGV’s Latest Acquisition

February 23, 2011
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Francesco FRANCIA, Virgin and Child with the young Saint John in a garden of roses (c. 1515) see full caption below.

Opinion - David R. Marshall Thoughts on the NGV’s Latest Acquisition It was announced last week that the National Gallery of Victoria has acquired a new work: a late, and very Raphaelesque work, by Francesco Francia and his sons, Virgin and Child with the young Saint John in a garden of roses (c. 1515). We...
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EVCS: Katrina Grant ‘Verdi prati, selve almene’: Theatres in the Italian Baroque Garden’

February 21, 2011
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Marc’Antonio Dal Re, ‘Water Theatre at Isola Bella’, from Ville de delizia o siano palagi capareci nello Stato di Milano, Milan: Nella Contrada di Santa Margherita, all' insegna dell' Aquila Imperiale, 1726. 24.3 x 62.55cm. Engraving and etching. New York, Private Collection.

Katrina Grant ‘Verdi prati, selve almene’: Theatres in the Italian Baroque Garden The links between theatre and the garden have long been recognised. The theatre as a feature of garden design can be traced back to the fifteenth century and its peak period of popularity was the seventeenth century. It remained a common feature...
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Funding: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Warwick (UK)

February 15, 2011
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (5 posts) University of Warwick – Institute of Advanced Study Fixed Term Contract for 2 years, beginning October 2011 The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at the University of Warwick invites applications from outstanding researchers who are at the beginning of a promising academic career. Applications are welcome from across all...
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Funding: Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

February 15, 2011
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Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships Two 2-year posts based at CRASSH, Cambridge, UK - From 1 October 2011 – 30 September 2013 CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) is delighted to announce the first year of a five-year programme of interdisciplinary postdoctoral research fellowships funded jointly by the Mellon Foundation and...
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Symposium: Digital Light – Technique, Technology, Creation

February 11, 2011
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Digital Light: Technique, Technology, Creation Free symposium, 18–19 March 2011, Melbourne This interdisciplinary symposium invites leading international and Australian figures working with digital light-based technologies to consider the capacities and limitations of contemporary digital processes. How do contemporary digital media imitate, advance or retreat from the achievements of older techniques and devices? Why do...
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Lecture: The Primacy of Drawing

February 11, 2011
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Lecture The Primacy of Drawing Professor Deanna Petherbridge CBE, artist and writer The Primacy of Drawing is written from the perspective of a practitioner and by juxtaposing contemporary and historical works. Author, Deanna Petherbridge investigates how thinking and making are linked within the linearity and immediacy of drawing, the strategies and materials artists employ and how...
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