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Researcher: Kratz, SJ (Dr Svenja Kratz)

Fields of Research

Fine arts
Visual arts
Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Visual cultures
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Library and information studies
Photonics, optoelectronics and optical communications
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy
CAD/CAM systems
Metals and alloy materials
Law, science and technology
Cell development, proliferation and death

Research Objectives

The creative arts
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Teacher and instructor development
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Industrial chemicals and related products
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Law reform
Legal processes

Career Best Publications

Foundations and Ripples
Ghost Writer
Monument to Immortality
Mourning Story: Expectations, Absences and the Potentials for Self-Persistence
Site of Infection and Ghosts and Echoes

Research Publications

An autonomous writing machine; C and C 2017
Ancestral Archives and A Distributed Self: Speculations for Immortality; uture Affects: A Collaboratory on Art, Affect and Automation
Art & Science: Towards a meaningful and mutual exchange
ART + SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY: Imagining Posthuman Becomings; 2nd International Conference on Intermedia Arts and Creative Technology (Creativearts)
Art-Science: Provocations for Immortality
BioSynthetic Systems
Creating and governing new monsters: Why we need engagements across art, science and law; Quite Frankly, Itís a Monsterís Conference
Critical Connections: Art and Design in STEM Education; The Art of Science: CONASTA 66
CRITICAL CONNECTIONS: Connecting Art, Design and STEM
Dark Mofo and the affective power of a creative storm
Dark Ocean
Deconstructed: The Science and Technology behind Contemporary Art and Design
Emergent methodologies between disciplinary belongings: new materialism and transdisciplinary creative practice; SOMATECHNICS: Technicity, Temporality, Embodiment
Experimenta Social Series #40: Working with Life
Foundations and Ripples
Ghost Writer
Immortal Selves: Biofabrication at the Intersection of Art and Science
Impact of exchange: axis of collaboration between the arts and sciences; AAANZ Conference
Life Vessels: Speculations for an alternative legacy
Mofo at MONA: operatic bodies, experimental encounters and expanded horizons
MONAís Eat the Problem is possibly well-meaning but ultimately exquisitely elitist
Monument to Immortality
Mourning Story: Expectations, Absences and the Potentials for Self-Persistence
Mourning Story: Expectations, Absences and the Potentials for Self-Persistence #2 Becoming (M)Other
Non-Linear Histories
Posthuman Genetic Legacies; LASER Talks QLD - NSW: Posthuman Genetic Legacies
Praxis now: Fraylingís 'Research in Art and Design' 24 years on; Australian Council of University Art & Design School Conference 2017
Preparing to Co-design new Design Education for Tasmania, Design Island; REDO
Queer Ecologies
Real and Imaginary Mutants
Redshifted and near-infrared active analog pigments based upon archaerhodopsin-3; Photochemistry and Photobiology
Resisting Separation: Reflecting on the Value of Death and Cross-species Connection in Future Food System; The Contestable Food Systems Symposium
Scientists ponder the evolutionary urge to create - but where are the women?
Site of Infection and Ghosts and Echoes
Small wonders: A collection of curiousities
Species Entanglements and Expanded Kinship: Feminist Engagements with Technoscience; Women, Art and Feminism in Australia since 1970: Symposium
Stacks and Sleeves: A Posthuman Landscape
STEAM horizons: Boundary conditions and transitions; 2018 ACUADS Conference
STEAM Horizons: Navigating contentions and possibilities for interdisciplinary pedagogy and learning in Tasmania; AARE Conference 2018
Strange Creatures
Strategic directions in practice-led research: rethinking research models in the creative arts; 2016 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) Conference
Sulcus Loci
The Absence of Alice: Art and Science from Absence to Immortality; The Rise of Bio-Society Conference
The Contamination of Alice #11: Genetic Legacy
The Contamination of Alice: Instance #10: Becoming Alice and The Desire for Immortality
The Contamination of Alice: Instance #9
Trepidation and delight: experiencing Dark Mofo with a three-year-old

Research Projects

Posthuman Genetic Legacies; Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT)
STEAM HORIZONS: Engagement and Alignment through Interdisciplinary Education; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Deeper Meaning of Embodiment for Knowledge Creation at UTAS; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision