AAANZ Conference, December 1-4, Adelaide

Tradition and Transformation

Ruby Tjangawa WILLIAMSON, Australia, c.1940, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, Puli murpu—mountain range, 2009, Amata, South Australia, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 121.5x152.0cm, South Australian Government Grant 2009, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © Ruby Tjangawa Williamson, Courtesy of Tjala Arts

The full program for the AAANZ (Art Association Australia and New Zealand) is now available to download from their website here The program for Wednesday/Thursday is here (pdf) Friday/Saturday here (pdf). The conference covers a wide range of topics, both Australian and International, contemporary and historical from both established and emerging scholars.

For details about registration or any other enquiries please see the AAANZ website.

The keynote speakers are (full detail here):

December 1st 6pm:  Professor Evelyn Welch (Professor of Renaissance Studies and Vice Principal for Research and International Affairs, Queen Mary, University of London) – ‘Copycat Culture: Creating Fashion in Renaissance Europe’

December 2nd 5:30: Professor John Paoletti (Kenan Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus Professor of Art History, Wesleyan University) – ‘Michaelangelo’s David: Naked Men in Piazza’

Friday 3rd 9:15am: Dr Phillip Jones Senior Curator, Department of Anthropology, South Australian Museum ‘The Viewers and the Viewed: Aboriginal Art and Transformed Traditions’