New Materialisms Conference SCA 2014

Proceedings and papers of the 2014 New Materialisms conference and exhibition held at Sydney College of the Arts

Conference Opening / Colin Rhodes, Dean

Opening Keynote Address / Professor Barbara Bolt, Associate Director of Research and Research Training, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne VIDEO

Session 1 – Non human agencies and the animal other
Chair: David Haines
Madeleine Boyd, Multiple partial-perspectives with things VIDEO
Kath Fries, Beeswax – an ancient material in contemporary art, a case study for New Materialism VIDEO
Oliver Smith, Tools & Talismans: A Silversmith and Three Museums VIDEO

Gallery presentation
Kate Williams in conversation with Mardi Nowak-Senior

Session 2 – Re-materialising Practice
Chair: Rebecca Beardmore
Andrew Lavery, Robert Smithson: New Materialism in Reverse VIDEO
Elizabeth Pulie, Materialism and Contemporary Art’s Parole VIDEO
Trevor Fry, Primality VIDEO

Session 3 – Threshold Materialisms
Chair: Oliver Watts
Lachlan Warner, The Depths of Suffering VIDEO
Andre Hemer, Stacks VIDEO
Jane Shadbolt, Assembling Cinematic Space: recursion, metalepsis and the animated form VIDEO

Exhibition Preview and Drinks



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