Events

Arts Forum | Damon Moon

Summary

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

Start Date

16th Mar 2017 5:00pm

End Date

16th Mar 2017 6:00pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre, Hunter Street, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

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

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Damon Moon, #22 Retro-Modernist Series, Tribute to Bernard Sahm, 2016, stoneware vase 370 x 130mm, #10 Retro-Modernist Series, Completely rat- arsed at an après-ski in the Tirol, Stoneware vase, 165 x 100mm, 2016. Photo: Anna Fenech Harris

Please note this scheduled Arts Forum is on Thursdy 16 March | 5.00 - 6.00pm

As Creative Director of the Ceramics Studio at JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design in Adelaide, DAMON MOON oversees a unique production and training facility that has evolved over forty-five years. With studios in four material disciplines – ceramics, metal, timber and glass – three retail spaces and two galleries with its main hub in a purpose built facility in Adelaide CBD and a satellite site in the historic Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa Valley, the JamFactory offers unparalleled opportunities for aspiring designer-makers to transition from the tertiary education sector to professional practice.

Damon is a well-known maker, writer and commentator on ceramics. His PhD thesis examined the development of Australian ceramics in the post-war period and he has published and lectured extensively on the culture and aesthetics of Australian ceramics. He has wide experience across the visual arts, authoring projects in diverse areas such as Indonesian contemporary art and the intersection of curatorial practice and contemporary art, but his main focus has always been ceramics.

Damon will talk about the activities of the JamFactory and how his own practice as a well-known maker, researcher and commentator on Australian ceramics is incorporated within his role as Creative Director.


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.

Fridays 12.30 - 1.30pm
Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

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