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Researcher: Ozolins, BT (Dr Brigita Ozolins)

Fields of Research

Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Visual Cultures
Art Theory
Performance and Installation Art
Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
Curatorial and Related Studies
Visual Arts and Crafts
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing
Art Theory and Criticism
Interactive Media

Research Objectives

The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
Understanding Europe's Past
Understanding Australia's Past
Languages and Literature

Career Best Publications

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
Grimstone & Savery: Australia's first Novelists
Searching for the subject: new narratives through installation
Spogulis (Mirror)
The Library
The Reading Room: Star/Dust
The Secretary

Research Publications

10 x 100 Words on Conceptual Art [in Conceptual, ed. Colin Langridge]
3m per hour
A longing for connection
an archival impulse
Are You Thinking What I am Thinking; The Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth
Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
Australia Council Overseas Residency Grant for the New York Studio in Greene Street, Soho
Cate Kennedy and The Reading Room
Celojums/The Journey
Competing Histories [in Rivers Run, ed. Janette Laver]
Content (#2)
Dean's Commendation for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis
Death Mask by Brigita Ozolins: Book and Arts interview with Michael Cathcart
Diary Extracts: December, 2001 - March, 2002; London: Looking East
Does our Biology drive us to create art?
Don't let it slip
Grimstone & Savery: Australia's first Novelists
Grimstone & Savery: Australia's first Novelists
Grimstone & Savery: reviving the work of Australia’s first novelists; Forgotten Books and Cultural Memory Conference
Grimstone and Savery
How do you frame a minute; So many things can happen in one minute
I have my work cut out for me
I know where I come from, I know where I'm going, I know who I am
Immigration Place Australia: Leaving crossing arriving becoming
In the beginning
In the beginning
Inaugural QANTAS Contemporary Art Award
Installation: Strategy or Style; Survey: Current art and design research and practice within Australian tertiary art and design schools
Living History
Look On
Making art for libraries; Claiming Ground Public Art Conference
Noiheena: peace justice healing
Now I lay me down to sleep
On the edge
Orb: Deep Water: The Truth: Clouds: Stain
Parallel; Salamanca Arts Centre
Pat Corrigan Artist Grant
Read: using art to transform the Carington smith Art Library; ARLIS/ANZ 2012 Conference: Collaborations: artists, scholars and libraries in a research eco system.
Searching for the subject: new narratives through installation
Second sight: the vision of Roland Pope
Spogulis (Mirror)
Still as, Read, Don't let it slip
The 2007 Hobart Art Prize Catalogue Essay
The Black Tulip
The Chapel
The Gorge
The Journey: the Archive, Narrative, Truth and Identity; ACUADS 2010 Annual Conference
The Library
The Library
The Library: Brigita Ozolins
The Reading Room
The Reading Room: Star/Dust
The Secretary
The Secretary
The Truth Shall Make You Free
Touching From A Distance (I don't want to talk about it)
transfer, copy, print, transport; Transport: Contemporary Print Media in Tasmania
Truth, History and Transformation; Revelation: installation art and its capacity to interpret and elaborate places of historical significance

Research Projects

Grimstone and Savery: new readership for old authors; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Latvian Daspora and the Bonegilla Records; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Gorge Cottage Residency
London Studio Residency
Port Arthur Residency
The Gorge (solo exhibition)
The Library (catalogue support)
The Library (solo exhibition)

Research Candidate Supervision

Artistic Representation of Women and Death- An investigation into Traditional and Contemporary Links Between Women and Death in Art
Between Two Worlds- A Manifestation of Shamanic Consciousness in Multimedia
Death and the Self- A First Person Perspective of Mortality
Energy, Air and Climate Change- A New Sculptural Language
Family Album- A Photo-media Investigation of the Global Family
Imagined Portraits- Reviving Figures from Australia's Past
Legacy- An Exploration of Postmemory Through Artefact Recovery, Photography and Installation
Nocturnal Phenomena- An Investigation in Print and Installation
The Museum as Art- Site-specific Art in Australia's Public Museums
The Third Space
The Urge to Appropriate- Internalising Appropriation Through Hybrid Studio Practice
The Value Of and Preservation Issues Around Collections of Art that are Made by that Artist, and Later Inherited as Part of a Complete Artistic Oeuvre