• 30 October, 6pm – Keir Lectures on Art – Reiko Tomii

    From Body in Action to Information in Time: Performance Art and Its 'Second Life' in 1960s Japan

    14 October 2019 | Events, Keir Lectures on Art

    In this lecture, Reiko Tomii illuminates a fundamental difference of performative practices in 1960s Japan from Euro-American counterparts. Through an examination of artwork documentation, which she terms the “second life” of a performance work, Tomii tracks major shifts in artistic practice during this time.

  • Soft Is Fast

    A new publication by Meredith Morse

    13 April 2016 | Read

    An insightful new book about US artist Simone Forti, and her work with John Cage’s experimental compositions and Anna Halprin’s unique dance movements.

  • Art and Feminism

    Twenty-first century perspectives

    5 February 2016 | News, Publications, Read

    Highlights from the current issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (ANZJA), themed around contemporary art and feminism.

  • Podcast: Material Traces

    Amelia Jones, USC Roski School of Art and Design

    2 June 2015 | Listen

    Listen to our audio recording of a free public lecture on performativity, artistic ‘work’ and new concepts of agency in the contemporary sphere.

  • Video: Donna Obscura

    Fiona McGregor, writer and performance artist

    29 April 2015 | Watch

    Watch our video recording of a free public lecture that offers a look behind the veil of Cigdem Aydemir’s ‘Extremist Activity’.

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