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Researcher: Kunda, M (Ms Maria Kunda)

Fields of Research

Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Visual Arts and Crafts
Art Criticism
Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
Art Theory
Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
Lens-based Practice
Art Theory and Criticism
Performance and Installation Art

Research Objectives

The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Arts and Leisure
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing

Career Best Publications

'Riddles' in Figure It: Recent Works by Julie Rrap, Sally Smart, Brigita Ozolins, Mary Scott and Justine Cooper
Aragon; Atelier: Australian Artists in Paris, 1980-2000. Irene Briant, Stephen Bush, Anne MacDonald, Daniel Moynihan & Debra Phillips
Matters of great concern
Recharting Surrealism; Survey: Current art and design research and practice within Australian tertiary art and design schools
Shadow Farm
The artist, the community, the land; Vivienne Binns
The Politics of Imperfection: The Critical Legacy of Surrealist Anticolonialism

Research Publications

'Preferring a Grim Reality'
'Riddles' in Figure It: Recent Works by Julie Rrap, Sally Smart, Brigita Ozolins, Mary Scott and Justine Cooper
A Radical Act of Remembering
A World Between
A World Between: A Survey of Prints by Milan Milojevic
An Other Place; Circa
Aragon; Atelier: Australian Artists in Paris, 1980-2000. Irene Briant, Stephen Bush, Anne MacDonald, Daniel Moynihan & Debra Phillips
Automatic Conversation Generator
Black Swans, in 'Chance Encounters'
Carpe diem: but can we hold onů; ACUADS Conference 2012
Critical Response 'Our Day will Come'; Iteration:Again
From the Bottom with Feeling
Images from the Life of Nikola Tesla; Siglo
Jet: Digital Art Prints
London calling; London: Looking East
Matters of great concern
Recharting Surrealism; Survey: Current art and design research and practice within Australian tertiary art and design schools
Seven Warehouses
Shadow Farm
The (Neo) Avant-Garde and (Their) Kitchen(s): Potluck and Participation; The International Journal of Social, Political, and Community Agendas in the Arts
The artist, the community, the land; Vivienne Binns
The First of all the Passions
The Library: Brigita Ozolins
The Politics of Imperfection: The Critical Legacy of Surrealist Anticolonialism
Unearthed
Where Ideas and Images Collide; Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia. Broadsheet
White [Light]
Word Bath

Research Projects

A Survey and Critical Analysis of Solo Exhibitions in Australian Public Galleries 1975-2000; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Shifting Locus of Artistic Practice: A Survey and Critical Analysis of Solo Exhibitions in Australian Public Galleries, 1970-2000; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Sculptural Problem- The Measurement of Being
Constructed Situations- Socialising a Sculptural Practice
Cut to Reveal- Investigating and Instigating New Strategies in Performance Practice
Elastic Time- Investigating Non-Linear Visual Strategies in Temporal Representation
Enfolding Bodies- A Visual Investigation which Refigures the Relationship between Maternity and Form
Familiar Ground- Contemporary Expressions of the Connections between Psychological Locales
Garden of Imaginings- An Investigation in Print
Issues in virtual reality
Karaoke- Creating an Intimate Connection Between Artist and Audience Through Popular Music, an Enquiry in Performance and Video
Rogue Academy- The Art of Conversation and Social Engagement
Saccade- the Discontinuity of Being
The Collaborative Curator; a Methodological Enquiry into Negotiated Mediation and Audience Participation
The Lineage of Eccentricity
The Sacred Tree- A Visual Investigation into the Tree as a Symbol of Life, Death and Regeneration
The Urge to Appropriate- Internalising Appropriation Through Hybrid Studio Practice
Transformations of the Flesh; Rupturing Embodiment through Biological Technology
Unnatural Narratology- A painterly Re-imagining of Female Identity beyond Mimetic Models
Unseen/Unclean