Event Details

Saturday, 03 September 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
UQ Location:
James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre (St Lucia)
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Event Contact

Ms Gillian Ridsdale
Org. Unit:
The University of Queensland Art Museum

Event Description

Full Description:
'Dennis Del Favero: Todtnauberg'
Dennis Del Favero's photography, video and media artwork has been widely exhibited in solo exhibitions in museums and galleries such as Sprengel Museum, Hannover; ViaFarini, Milan; Neue Galerie, Graz; and ZKM, Karlsruhe and in major group exhibitions including the 'Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art'; 'Sydney Film Festival'; 'International Film Festival Amsterdam'; 'Biennale of Architecture', Rotterdam; 'Biennale of Seville and Battle of the Nations War Memorial', Leipzig (joint project with Jenny Holzer). He is an Australian Research Council Australian Professional Fellow, Director of the iCinema Research Centre and Deputy Director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts at The University of New South Wales, Visiting Professorial Fellow at ZKM, Germany, Visiting Professor at University IUAV of Venice, Italy, Visiting Senior Fellow at City University Hong Kong and editor of the 'Digital Arts Edition', published by Hatje Cantz, Germany. He is currently engaged in interdisciplinary art and science projects that explore the dynamic aesthetic relationship between human and non-human systems.

'John Conomos: Shipwreck'
John Conomos is an artist, critic, and writer and Associate Professor at Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney. Conomos has extensively exhibited both locally and internationally across a variety of different media – video art, new media, performance, installations and radiophonic art. He is a prolific contributor to art, film and media journals and a frequent keynote speaker and participant in conferences, forums and seminars. Conomos is a New Media Fellow (Australia Council for the Arts) and a Global Greek Award Fellow (Greek Ministry for Art and Culture). Recent publications include 'Mutant Media: Essays on Cinema, Video Art and New Media' (2007) and in 2009 'Lake George (After Mark Rothko)' was screened at the Tate Modern, where he spoke about his video work. He is currently working on an alphabetical essay memoir 'Milkbar', a study of the Belgian surreal filmmaker Henri Storck, and a single-channel video on Alfred Hitchcock’s cameo appearances in his own films.

Exhibitions continue until 18 September. Find out more http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/current-exhibitions

Free. All welcome. No bookings required.
Light refreshments served

Directions to UQ

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To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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