The Performance Research Unit presented its inaugural symposium and masterclass on performance as research. The two day event had a specific focus on how questions are asked within, and of, performance as an integral part of the research process.
The symposium brought academic and professional practitioners together through performance presentations and discussion panels. It also presented an opportunity for honours and postgraduate students to present and discuss their own work. Questions covered included:
- What is being asked of/within Performance as Research?
- Where does practice sit with/as methodology?
- By what criteria do we gauge practice-based research as successful?
- What are we asking of whom, in the production, reception and dissemination of PaR?
- How best can critical feedback be framed and a critical discourse developed with and for PaR?
- Where in the performance process is (your) research located? How does the research process intersect with the performance process?
3-4 December 2009
Performing Arts Precinct, Monash University, Clayton Campus
- Dr Jane Griffiths (DTS, Monash Clayton)
- Danielle Wilde (Art and Design, Monash Caulfield / Materials Science and Engineering, CSIRO)
- Margaret Cameron (VU)
- Dawn Albinger (Edith Cowan)
- Geraldine Cook (Theatre Department, School of Performing Arts, VCAM, University of Melbourne)
- Dr Alison Richards
- Dr Felix Nobis
Kirsten Steven to launch Australian Film Festivals
Australian Film Festivals: Audience, Place and Exhibition Culture is the first book to offer an in-depth examination of the history, operation, and growth of film festivals as a cultural phenomenon within Australia.
Belinda Smaill launches her book Regarding Life
Monash Film and Screen Studies’ Associate Professor Belinda Smaill has produced a book, Regarding Life: Animals and the Documentary Moving Image, which has been published by SUNY Press.
New book reframes women’s indie filmmaking
Senior lecturer in Film and Screen Studies, Dr Claire Perkins has co-edited an exciting new … Continue reading New book reframes women’s indie filmmaking
FSS applauds Janice’s outstanding contribution to its program ahead of her Monash departure
Monash’s School of Media, Film and Journalism applauds the work of Dr Janice Loreck, who … Continue reading FSS applauds Janice’s outstanding contribution to its program ahead of her Monash departure
‘Let’s wash the eyes’ film screening & seminar
Hazara Australian filmmaker Abdullah Ferjad screens and discusses his short film ‘Let’s wash the eyes’. … Continue reading ‘Let’s wash the eyes’ film screening & seminar
Public Lecture: Professor Michael Renov
The School of Media, Film and Journalism, with thanks to Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, presents: … Continue reading Public Lecture: Professor Michael Renov
Introducing the FSS Film Society!
The brand-new and exciting Film and Screen Studies (FSS) Film Society is hosting a series … Continue reading Introducing the FSS Film Society!
The future of film studies in the age of media studies
Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism ran a workshop, The future of Film Studies … Continue reading The future of film studies in the age of media studies
Getting to know … Tessa Dwyer
Dr Tess Dwyer joins the Film and Screen Studies academic team at Monash University, based … Continue reading Getting to know … Tessa Dwyer
Shweta Kishore appointed lecturer in Vietnam
Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism’s HDR candidate and sessional lecturer, Shweta Kishore, … Continue reading Shweta Kishore appointed lecturer in Vietnam
A Reflection on Unhip Cinema of the 1960s
A public lecture with New York University Cinema Studies expert, Professor Dana Polan Illustrated with … Continue reading A Reflection on Unhip Cinema of the 1960s
Chinese Caribbean Cinema and the Logic of Reeling
Film and Screen Studies, School of Media, Film and Journalism and Asian Cultural and Media Studies … Continue reading Chinese Caribbean Cinema and the Logic of Reeling