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4th Biennial Australasian Magic Lantern Society Convention

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 09:00 - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:00

Closed session for registered participants Saturday 22 October 9am to 5pm Registration Cost $25 per head includes Tea/Coffee BBQ Lunch Free Session Sunday 23 October 10am to 3pm Open to the Public For Registration Contact Organised and run by Australian Members of The Magic Lantern Society

The Projected Image Heritage in Australia and New Zealand Symposium

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 09:00 - 18:00

Notes from the symposium The Projected Image Heritage of Australia and New Zealand symposium was held at the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU, 14 December 2012. Professor Paul Pickering from the Research School of Humanities and the Arts welcomed us with an overview of the magic lantern as an integral part of colonial...

Picturing Politics

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 15:00 - 19:30

3 - 5pm Round Table Forum  With representatives from national cultural institutions, private collectors and independent makers. Speakers include: Alison Alder, Carol Wells, Nathan Woolley, Mini Graff, Nick Henderson, Libby Stewart, Michael Evans, Jason Wing, Kylie Message, Guy Hansen, Alex Torrens, Emily Catt,  Justine van...

Graduate Student Conference II

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:00 - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:30

The ANU School of Art Graduate Student Conference II will take place on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 May.  The program includes fieldwork and conference presentations from students who have travelled within Australia and overseas, as well as from students who are at the end of their program and preparing for examination/exhibition....

Conference: Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 18:00 - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 17:00

Download the Conference Schedule(PDF)​ 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...

ANU School of Art Textile Symposium

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:00 - 17:00

The ANU School of Art Textile symposium is held in conjunction with Group Exchange: 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial at Craft ACT: Canberra Craft & Design Centre. Group Exchange: 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial is an exhibition of works created by 22 artists and groups from across Australia.Curator Cecilia Heffer’s primary focus...

Symposium: Making Under the Influence - Unpacking motives behind making

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 18:00 - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 16:30

This symposium will explore the nature of creative influence on studio-based making. Influence can be debated as inspiration, motivation, encouragement, imitation, homage, plagiarism and coincidence, but as all makers know we cannot help responding to our daily environment or to the broader culture in which we live. All who practice...

AAANZ Annual Conference: The Work of Art

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 09:00 - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:00

The Centre for Art History and Art Theory is hosting the 2016 AAANZ Annual Conference. AAANZ conferences present opportunities to re-examine art history, art theory and studio practice and generate innovative perspectives on histories and cultural traditions. For 'The Work of Art', we invite discussion on how works of art, craft...

Graduate Student Conference I

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 09:00 - 17:15

The Graduate Student Conference provides the opportunity for post-graduate students to meet as a group and discuss their research, present papers, receive feedback, and form networks with other researchers. The first of the 2016 conferences, it showcases students studying either a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or a Doctor of Philosophy (...

Graduate Student Conference III

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 09:00 - Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 17:00

As the second semester of the academic year draws to a close and undergraduate students look forward to an end of year break after their assessments, spare a thought for the School of Art Graduate students who work tirelessly throughout the year. For them there are three very important opportunities each year where they meet as a group...

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