Conference | Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art | ANU

Goangming Yuan, Before Memory (detail), four channel video installation, 6:43 min

Dates: Friday, August 26, 2016 – 18:00 –Sunday, August 28, 2016 – 17:00 Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building (#120), ANU Presented by the Australian Consortium on Asian Art, this conference addresses historical and contemporary manifestations of spatio-temporality in Asian art. It results from an understanding of sustained trajectories of spatio-temporal practices in various art traditions in the Asian region. In addition to the relatively recent international visibility of ‘new media’ art, there are pronounced instances of time and space being addressed together in various art traditions in across the Asian region, ranging from the murals of Ajanta and Dun Huang…

Symposium | Hidden Traces of Shared History: Rethinking Asia Pacific through 19th and early 20th century photographs | University of Melbourne

Image: Frank Hurley, Canal in Old Batavia (with boats and ‘Dat Zee En Brand Assurantie Mij’ sign on wall, 1913), National Library of Australia, CD-7798497

Hidden Traces of Shared History: Rethinking Asia Pacific through 19th and early 20th century photographs | Academic Symposium 29 August 2016, 9:30am-4:30pm, Japanese Room, MSD Building Register here for the Symposium and Keynote attendance Keynote Address: Professor Geoffrey Batchen, Victoria University of Wellington 29 August 2016, 5:30-7:00pm, Singapore Theatre, MSD Building Register here for the Keynote Address attendance only This symposium brings together leading researchers who are working on 19th and early 20th century collections of Asia Pacific photographs. Alongside a broader consideration of the significance of the history of photography in the region, explorations of visual and built traces of…

Masterclass | Greek Mythology – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece | University of Melbourne

Attic black-figure kylix with Dionysiac procession on sides and satyr in tondo c. 500 BCE Ceramic 8.0cm (H) x 25.0cm (W) x 18.5cm (D) The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of David and Marion Adams, 2009. 2009.0233.000.000 © Reproduction enquiries should be forwarded to the Ian Potter Museum of Art

The Faculty of Arts, in partnership with The Ian Potter Museum of Art, present a four-part masterclass on Greek mythology and the significance of religion in daily life through the study of myths and ceramics. Each week case studies on figural vases from The University of Melbourne’s collection will be used to explore the relationship between religion and art in ancient Greece. Imagery, object function and use, and Greek mythology from an archaeological perspective will be examined. Supplementary material, such as coins, a variety of ancient ceramics, and teaching collection sherds will be used to illustrate the broader themes addressed in the…

Language talk | Moving ideas – Ancient ruins and mystic landscapes in the Baillieu Library’s print collection

Sadeler, Aegidius II (unknown copier)
Mountain landscape with hermit (1590-1620)
Bailieu Library, Marion and David Adams Collection
© Reproduction enquiries should be forwarded to the Baillieu Library

Apologies for the short notice – for Italian speakers interested in prints there is a talk in Italian at the Baillieu library tomorrow by Angelo Lo Conte. Date: Friday 19 Aug 2016, 11.00- 12.00pm Venue: Baillieu Library, Leigh Scott Room Presented at the Baillieu Library in Italia Please join us for a series of talks which offer an immersive language experience with specialist art historians.This program will be presented at the Baillieu Library in Italian. Moving ideas: ancient ruins and mystic landscapes in the Baillieu Library’s print collection This seminar investigates the essential role played by prints in the circulation of…

Lecture | Charles Green – Biennales, Triennales and documenta: The Exhibitions That Created Contemporary Art | NGV International

biennials triennials

Two main questions overlap in this lecture. What is the impact of biennials on contemporary art? And how have biennials changed in the course of the appearance of contemporary art? We will sum up the issues that we see played out in different biennials between 1955 to now. We will work through a typology of biennial formats, noting that each appears in turn as an answer to a set of problems and contingencies, whether these are artistic, political, or economic, but always in relation to globalisation (a process that we carefully distinguish from globalism, as the desire to be recognisably…

Conference | Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914 | Melbourne September 8-11 2016

Joseph Wright of Derby Self-portrait 1765-68 Oil on canvas National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Alina Cade in memory of her husband Joseph Wright Cade, 2009

The University of Melbourne and National Gallery of Victoria present Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914 . This international conference will run from September 8-11, 2016 and focus on British and Australian portraits between 1700 and 1914. Inspired by the outstanding collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, this interdisciplinary conference will be the largest gathering of international and Australian scholars to focus on portraits. It will provide a unique opportunity to explore both British and Australian portraits through a dynamic interchange between academics and curators. The conference will focus on British or Australian portraits both as separate fields and…

Online Resource | Stuarts Online

About – Stuarts Online

An online resource dedicated to the history of Stuart Britain funded by the (UK) Arts and Humanities Research Council, and developed by the universities of Exeter and Oxford in partnership with the Ash­molean Museum, the Bodleian Library, the Historical Association, and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Some of it seems aimed at teachers with lesson plans and similar, but there are also useful list of online resources, transcribed historical texts, timelines and short biographies of the major players. From the website: Stuarts Online is a rich resource, bringing cutting-edge scholarship on the Stuart era to a wider audience. By focusing on key moments,…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art and Art History | 12th August 2016

[Exhibition of art at the National Gallery of Victoria] [picture] / Mark Strizic.
Author/Creator: Mark Strizic 1928-2012 photographer.
Date: ca.1957 
via State Library of Victoria

Jobs Australia Senior Curator, Modern & Contemporary International Art, Art Gallery of NSW – deadline 19th August 2016 Senior Lecturer in Art, Critical and Theoretical Studies, Victorian College of the Arts – deadline 28th August 2916 Lecturer in Art (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts – deadline 28th August 2016 RMIT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowships – deadline 28th August 2016 International Lectureship in Chinese Art and Material Culture, University of Leiden – deadline 31st August 2016 Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) Research Assistant/Leverhulme Project Facilitator, Birmingham City University – deadline 29th August 2016 Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Kent – deadline 28th August 2016…

Scholarships | 2 PhD Scholarships at the School of Architecture, University of Queensland

University of Queensland loho

PhD Scholarships, School of Architecture, University of Queensland – Deadline: August 21, 2016 The School of Architecture at the University of Queensland invites applications for two research projects: 1)  How Meston’s ‘Wild Australia Show’ Shaped Australian Aboriginal History  The Wild Australia Show (1892-93), staged by a diverse company of Aboriginal people for metropolitan audiences, provides the focus for an interdisciplinary study of performance, photography, collections, frontier environments and race relations in colonial Australia. Using archival and visual records, and in partnership with key cultural institutions and Indigenous communities, the research seeks to produce an authoritative and original interpretation of the Show…

Writing and Concepts | Lecture 15 Callum Morton| RMIT Design Hub

Callum Morton, The Other Side, 2014, mixed media, dimensions variable. Installation view of the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014) at Cockatoo Island. Courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. Created for the 19th Biennale of Sydney. This project was made possible through the generous support of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, Juliana Engberg and Kay Campbell, and with assistance from Monash Art Design & Architecture. Photograph: James Horan/Destination NSW. Via

Callum Morton …explores the potential of writing, as both a process and an outcome, in his practice. CALLUM MORTON was born in 1965 in Montreal, Canada. He completed a BFA at Victoria College, Prahran in 1988 and an MFA in Sculpture at RMIT, Melbourne in 1999. He is currently Professor of Fine Art at MADA (Monash Art Design and Architecture) Melbourne. Morton’s work has been shown in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally for over 25 years. In 2007 he was one of three artists to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale. In 2008 he completed the work Hotel on the…