Events

Arts Forum - Kevin Murray

Summary

TCotA Forum is a public program of the Tasmanian College of the Arts

Start Date

21st Apr 2017 12:30pm

End Date

21st Apr 2017 1:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre, Tasmanian School of the Arts, Hunter Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries: E: art.tsareception@utas.edu.au or T: 62264300

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Maria Gabler, Mirador, in Galería Tajamar, Santiago de Chile, 2015. Photo: Sebastián Mejía

Dr Kevin Murray is an independent writer and curator, Adjunct Professor at RMIT University and Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Major current roles are managing editor for Garland Magazine and the Online Encyclopedia of Crafts in the Asia Pacific Region.  In 2000-2007 he was Director of Craft Victoria where he developed the Scarf Festival and the South Project, a four-year program of exchange involving Melbourne, Wellington, Santiago and Johannesburg.  He has curated many exhibitions and his books include Judgement of Paris: Recent French Thought in an Australian Context (Allen & Unwin, 1991), Craft Unbound: Make the Common Precious (Thames & Hudson, 2005) and with Damian Skinner, Place and Adornment: A History of Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand (Bateman, 2014). He is currently a Senior Vice-President of the World Craft Council Asia Pacific Region, coordinator of Southern Perspectives and Sangam: A Platform for Craft-Design Partnerships. He teaches at RMIT University, the University of Melbourne, Swinburne University and University of New South Wales.

Fridays 12.30 - 1.30pm
Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

Tasmanian College of the Arts
Centre for the Arts, Hunter St, Hobart
University of Tasmania


TCotA Forum is a weekly series of free public lectures held at the Tasmanian College of the Arts (Hunter St) during the semester. TCotA Forum welcomes all students and members of the public, providing a unique opportunity to hear local, national and international visiting scholars and presenters from diverse sectors of the arts discuss their area of professional practice.