[csaa-forum] New Social Practice in the Arts Seminar Series-CCP

James Oliver joliver at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Apr 11 16:37:02 CST 2013

Please see the details for this new seminar series below, apologies for cross posting!

SPA seminar series

Social Practice in the Arts practice-as-research seminars

This year we are re-launching our ‘culture and community research network’ seminars to reflect the growing prevalence and resonance of research on social practice in the arts and community art. Particularly, we aim to be relevant for MFA and PhD research students across the creative arts with an interest in Social Practice, broadly defined.

All welcome!
These seminars are public events.
On selected Tuesday’s, 3-5pm,  duringSemester 1 and 2 – see dates below.
Art Auditorium, School of Art, Gate 4, Dodds Street, Southbank  (unless advertised otherwise).

Contact Dr. James Oliver (joliver at unimelb.edu.au<mailto:joliver at unimelb.edu.au>).

Centre for Cultural Partnerships, Faculty of VCA and MCM, University of Melbourne.

Seminars will be followed by an invitation to continue informal discussions over drinks and food nearby.

Semester One

9th April - Lyndal Jones

Lyndal is an internationally renowned artist, across performance practices, visual art, arts education and research. She is Professor of Contemporary Art, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University.

23rd April - Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Stephanie is a leading researcher of visual cultural, and cultural change through creative arts. She is an ARC Future Fellow and Professor of Comparative Film and Cultural Studies, at UNSW.

7th May - Mick Douglas

Mick is an artist and practice-based researcher with an interest in socially-engaged public art and sustainable mobility. He is a Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Design, RMIT University.

21st May - Michelle Duffy

Michele is a Cultural Geographer with an arts-research interest in sound, music and performance, in relation to emotion/affect, identity/community. She is a Senior Lecturer at Monash University.

10th Sept - Tony Birch

Tony is an award-winning writer, historian, novelist and collaborative artist-researcher-curator. He is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.

17th Sept - Barb Bolt

Barb is an artist and academic, with an interest in visual art, philosophy, new materialism and ethics. She is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean at the VCA and MCM, University of Melbourne.

24th Sept - Alyson Campbell

Alyson is a theatre practitioner and researcher, with interests in dramaturgy, gender and queer theory and performance. She is Senior Lecturer at the VCA and MCM, University of Melbourne.

8th Oct - Sarah Pink

Sarah is a visual anthropologist/ethnographer. She writes extensively on the theory/methodology of applied, sensory practice. She is Professor of Design, Media Ethnography, at RMIT University.

15th Oct – James Hullick

James is a musician, sound artist and researcher who explores social issues through music creation.  James is also a McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of VCA and MCM, University of Melbourne

22nd Oct – Ross Gibson
Ross is an artist and academic investigating the use of narrative and private ritual in the comprehension of everyday experience. He is Professor of Contemporary Arts, University of Sydney.


Dr James Oliver

Graduate Research Coordinator

Centre for Cultural Partnerships

Faculty of the VCA and MCM

The University of Melbourne

234 St Kilda Rd


VIC 3006


E: joliver at unimelb.edu.au

T: (+61) 03 9035 8284

M: (+61) 0421 928 650




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