Archive for January, 2012

Call for Papers: Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

January 31, 2012
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Call for Papers: Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics Issue 3 Theme: Reimagining the political geography of place and space In the coming issue we wish to focus on political geographies, as well as artistic interventions in, and reimaginations of, such geographies. The distinction between “place” and “space” is of particular interest, as it...
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Lecture: Sasha Grishin ‘Voices in artists’ books – the collaborative venture’

January 30, 2012
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Wanderlust (detail), David Frazer & Martin Flanagan, Lexicon House, 2004. Image via State LIbrary Vic website http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/event/page-page-artists-books-viewing

Free Public Lecture at State Library of Victoria Voices in artists books – the collaborative venture  Sasha Grishin The artists book frequently brings together the creative endeavours of many individuals, who may include the artist, the poet, the letterpress artisan and the binder, amongst others.  Each of these ‘collaborators’ has a particular and distinctive...
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Call for Panels: Together Apart, AAANZ Conference July 2012

January 30, 2012
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Australia and New Zealand Art Association Annual Conference 12-14 July 2012 Together <> Apart Call for Panel Proposals – Deadline extended to February 17th 2012 Held in the third week of the Biennale of Sydney, Together<>Apart will address major debates and issues raised by this year’s biennale theme ‘all our relations. The conference will...
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Recent writing about Art and Art History – January 27

January 27, 2012
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Recent writing about Art and Art History The other Vitruvian man – Smithsonian magazine article on a recently discovered 15th century version of Vitruvius’s Universal Man JISC digitisation – the problem of studying art history and images on the web and why words are the answer. Academics warn of damage to Aboriginal rock art, including...
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Call for Papers: Second International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections between Art, Science and Culture

January 25, 2012
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Call for Papers Interference strategies for art The Second International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections between Art, Science and Culture 22 – 23, June 2012, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne Deadline for Abstracts: March 30, 2012 The Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference seeks papers that explore the theme of ‘Interference’ within practices of...
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Monash Museum of Art Exhibitions open Feb 2012: Hany Armanious, Adrian Paci and Contemporary Portraiture

January 24, 2012
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Hany Armanious Azdeena Persius 2010 (detail) Australian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale 2011; photo: Mara Comin, courtesy of the Australia Council for the Arts

Three new exhibitions opening at Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA in Melbourne on 1st February 2012 Exhibition Dates: 1 February to 7th April Opening Function: Saturday 4 February 2012, 3.00 – 5.00pm, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield Campus. Hany Armanious: The Golden Thread Hany Armanious: The Golden Thread is the Australian premiere of works shown at...
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Funding: Churchill Trust Fellowships

January 23, 2012
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Churchill Trust Fellowships Due: 29 February 2012 Churchill Fellowships are available to Australian Citizens over the age of 18 years. No upper age limit is prescribed but generally awards will be made to those whose major contribution to their field lies before them. Churchill Fellowships are awarded for the purpose of pursuing an overseas investigative...
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JOB: Lecturer in Art (Critical and Theoretical Studies)

January 18, 2012
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Lecturer in Art (Critical and Theoretical Studies) School of Art - Faculty of the VCA and MCM Salary: Level A $57,351 – $77,825 p.a. or Level B $81,925 – $97,283 p.a. plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience. The position of Lecturer in Critical and Theoretical Studies will entail participation...
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Recent writing about Art and Art History – January 13

January 13, 2012
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A round up of art and art history in the news over the past week: The Art Newspaper reports on the debate over whether to ‘conserve’ or repaint the Keith Haring mural in Collingwood. Stuart Kelly takes aim at scientists study of at art appreciation  - Art and Science don’t mix The Met in New York hires...
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Funding: The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow

January 11, 2012
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The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow Tate Research Department, Millbank, London Salary: £27,150 – £29,500 per annum, depending on the candidate’s skills and experience Hours: Full time Contract Type: Fixed term for two years. The Research Department at Tate aims to develop the museum’s research potential, and in-depth research into the collection plays a key...
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