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Researcher: Walch, MB (Dr Martin Walch)

Fields of Research

Photography, video and lens-based practice
Fine arts
Digital and electronic media art
Visual cultures
Performance art
Environmental law
Cinema studies
Visual arts
Performing arts
Literary studies

Research Objectives

The creative arts
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Other environmental management
Understanding climate change
Understanding Australia's past
Languages and linguistics
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Information systems, technologies and services
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Derwent River entering Lake King William, 8/10/2012, 5:29am' in Domain: a contested environment
Acid Drainage, Crown Lyell Mine; West Lyell Euclid Tyre; West Lyell Fly Rock
An Analysis of Experiential Space at the Close of the Twentieth Century
Anamorphic Landscape
Beyond Euclid's fifth; Visual Communication
Beyond Linearity: Contemporary Drawing and the Naturalistic Representation of Experience
Bob Brown video portrait
Chamonix Valley and North Lyell from East Owen Spur: North Lyell Mine disaster 1912
Drowned Forests of the Navarre, Lake King William, 13 August 2012
Drowning by Numbers - mapping four seasons at one location
Drowning By Numbers: mapping four seasons at one location
Excursive Site
Lines of Sight from Signs of Light; Survey: Current art and design research and practice within Australian tertiary art and design schools
Losing the Plot - XYZ/T v15-220206
Martin Walch
Martin Walch: Apocalyptic Vision
Mining the lunar beauty of Queenstown - the stereoscopic photography of Martin Walch
Mist Opportunities
Mist Opportunities 1 in River Effects: The Waterways of Tasmania
Mist Opportunities 2 in Van Diemen's Land: Tasmanian Art in the UK
Mt Lyell Project series
Nature Porn: The emergence and current usage of the term 'Nature-Porn' as a tool for an aesthetic critique; Imaging Nature: Media, Environment and Tourism
Overwritten/Underwritten; Mount Lyell Project
Place Works
Royal Derwent Hospital - Ward 7
Six traces in far dimensions: Re-mapping Tasmania
Six Traces in Four Dimensions: Re-mapping Tasmania
Source in Encoded
SPECTRA 2018: The Art and Consequence of Collaboration
Split Decisions 1 & 2/Exploration and Development
Sticks and Stones
The Derwent Project
The Derwent project: immersive models for the representation of complex environments; Water:Image
Trust - prospect
Utah Tanks, West Lyall Open-Cut, MT Lyell, Tasmania
Wonderland: Mist Opportunities
“Lake King William, 3 mornings” in Isle of Many Waters
“The Derwent Project – Three sketches for multi-channel video installations” screened at Water:Image international conference

Research Projects

Engaging Communities in Nature Conservation through Aesthetics and Art; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Interpreting Ground Truth - Creating Immersive Time-based Representations that promote Public Engagement with Environmental Issued; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Derwent project: immersive digital media visualisations for the representational problems of complex and remote environments; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Lake King William Project - Phase 2: An Ongoing Investigation into Environmental Change in the Upper Derwent Catchment; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Sensation of Place- An Investigation of Time and Space
Attention to Distraction- A Visual Investigation of Temporal Experience through Time-based Media
Exploring an Aethetics of Engagement
In the Shadow of Van Diemen's Land- A Visual Investigation into Phenomenological, Ontological and Experiential Representations of Places and their History
Islands of Self and Other- Personal Geographies of Place through the Hand Drawn.
Photo Archaeology- A Practical and Theoretical Investigation into the Role of Memory and the Creation of Cultural Meaning via Found Photographic Archives, and Re-photographed Objects
Re-present to Reconnect- A Study of Natural Phenomena
The Photography of Street Art as a Representation of Place
The semiotics of augmented reality- a visual investigation of virtual signs and their influence on contemporary constructions of the real.
Visual Representations of Tasmanian Aboriginal Culture- History and Implications for Tasmanian Senses of Place and Identity
Walking Contested Ground- A Peripatetic Exploration of Place within Contemporary Postcolonial Australia and the USA
Wildness and artefact- re-presenting the divergent trajectories of Lakes Gordon and Pedder