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Researcher: Keating, MJ (Associate Professor Meg Keating)

Fields of Research

Fine arts
Other creative arts and writing
Visual cultures
Performance art
Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
Art history, theory and criticism
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music and performing arts
Art criticism
Art theory
Photography, video and lens-based practice
Education systems
Music therapy
Visual arts
Cultural and creative industries
Culture, representation and identity
Learning sciences
Sociology of education
Aged health care

Research Objectives

The creative arts
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Other education and training
Visual communication
The performing arts
Animation, video games and computer generated imagery services
Health related to ageing
Other environmental management
Expanding knowledge in human society
Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise)
Teacher and instructor development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Tis the Season to be Jolly, What the World Needs Now, untitled from 'Postcard' series
3 creative works + catalogue essay- Paper cutting- the do- it-yourself tradition Modular Living; Hard rubbish & blackberry #1, 2013, Modular Living; Hard rubbish & blackberry #2, 2013, Modular Living; Hard rubbish & blackberry #3, 2013
A Cut Across; Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania
A Cut Across: Matt Calvert, Bill Henson, Natalya Hughes, Sarah Hughes, Lan Lu, Fiona MacDonald, Mel O'Callaghan, Sangeeta Sandasegar and Regan Tamanui
A Floating World; Tokyo: Floating World
A Silent View: Scenes from a Passing Epoch
Acid reign, A beating heart, The song remains the same
Across enemy lines, Fall from Grace, Tropical fever, Tropicana, Pop, The last hurrah, Through the treetops
All quiet on the western front
And then there were none
Asialink Beijing Residency
Asialink Residency, Beijing, China
Australia Council Grant - New Work Established
Back the attack
Chinese Thoughts
Contemporary food imagery: food porn and other visual trends; Communication Research and Practice
Deep Water, Dark Water
Deep Water, Dark Water (2007) in Platform Seoul
Deep Water, Dark Water from the exhibition Under My Skin
Deluge Rouge
Different Reds
Early Morning
Elysium Fields 2013 & Common Garden Variety 2013
exhibition title; Breathe
Ground Control
Hard Love
Hutchins Works on Paper Art Prize Winner
I wanna dance with somebody, Up where we belong
I wanna dance with somebody, Up where we belong, The sky is the limit,, Too much heaven
Imaging Weeds and weedy representation; an exploration of the context that informs the body of work Nature Strip 2012; ImagingNature II Conference
Lenticular Cream
Meg Keating on Cath Robinson's Thought Noise/Wave from Preludes (If Played Simultaneously), 2009 in Some Text Missing catalogue
Mobile Living
Nature Strip
Night Operations & White Horses, 2005; The Song Remains the Same, 2005; A Beating Heart, 2005
Night operations and white horses
Night Operations and White Horses, 2005
Paper Play
Paper Play no. 2
Past Tense/Future Perfect
Plantation Nation
Praxis now: Frayling’s 'Research in Art and Design' 24 years on; Australian Council of University Art & Design School Conference 2017
Pulp and Smoke - winner, City of Hobart Art Prize (paper)
Recent work by Sarah Ryan & Megan Keating
Ride of the Vulkaries, Something in the air
Rimbun Dahan Residency
Seeing Double
Seeing Double: an international collaborative project [in Seeing Double: an international collaborative project, ed. Megan Keating and Zakaria Ali]
Smoke on the water
Song Cycle 1, 2 and 3
Strategic directions in practice-led research: rethinking research models in the creative arts; 2016 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) Conference
The Agent
The Andalusian Art Wall
The ballet of nothing more, Air pressure, War paper, The Great March, Follow the leader, Wheel of fortune
The ballet of nothing more; Something in the air
The Big Picture: portrait of an art's centre
The darkest path, The outsiders, Tan Hua
The Insider Out
The Ministry of Pulp and Smoke
The Money Shot 2
The Money Shot: from cash to lust in four easy steps
The Onlooker
The Outsider
The Paper Canary
The Purgatorial Perspective: from utopia to dystopia
The Space of the Screen and Contemporary Ambivalence: an innovative analysis of contemporary pictorial construction
The Wallpaper Project - design title: Warpaper
Tickle Me Senseless
Transformed labour
Tropicana, Tropical fever
Untitled 1, 2, 3
Waiting for Raptors
Warpaper, 2009, cover image on Art Monthly Australiaissue 234
We will watch over you
What the World Needs Now
What the world needs now, Too much heaven
What the worlds needs now (2007-2008)
Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of fortune
Xiaojie Looka Looka
Xiaojie Looka Looka
You Are Home
Zhong Guo Jewel

Research Projects

Animating the Nature/Culture Discourse:Re-contextualising Traditional Paper Cutting Folk Art Practices Through Animation and Moving Image; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Art, Artists and Activism in Tasmania: A Moral Imperative; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Ross Female Factory Mixed Reality Experience: Telling Female Convict Stories ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Text and Screen; an Investigation into Innovative Strategies That Use Traditional Craft Methodologies to Produce Spatial Ambivalence in Text Based Work; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Pet Project - Covid companions; Regional Arts Australia (RAA)
HyPe Development of new creative works: The Agent and The Outsider
Melbourne Central Art Loop
Salamanca Arts Centre 40th Anniversary Celebration Art Commission

Research Candidate Supervision

"Unstable Territories" Imagining the Contemporary Ruin as a Site For the Sublime as Framed Through Images Attesting to the Resilience of Nature
A Re-contextualisation of Gesture in Contemporary Abstract Painting it sustained its relevance in contemporary painting?
An investigation into the self-critical representational processes used in post-conceptual painting
Geometric Abstraction From DIY- An Investigation of Labour, the Handmade and Creative Negotiations with Industrial Materials, Processes and Fabrication Techniques in Contemporary Geometric Art
Knowledge as Unbounded and Formless within the Sublime
Painting as ambiguous threshold- new ways of visualising the sublime
Skins and Shirts; Repression / Epiphany
Unnatural Narratology- A painterly Re-imagining of Female Identity beyond Mimetic Models
Visual Hybrids and the Mediation of Post-Globalised Culture- a painterly investigation into alternative modes of engagement that promote cultural subversion
What is the function of the abstracted gestural mark in contemporary art?