Research projects

Memoryscape: the commemoration of war using a database narrative framework (2019-2021)

Australian Research Council, Linkage ProjectValue: $555,000 Dennis Del Favero, Michael Thielscher, Baden Pailthorpe, Brian Dawson, Craig Stockings, Rhys Crawley, Robyn Van Dyk This project aims to develop an innovative interactive war archive using an intelligent database narrative framework. The framework will be experimentally applied to...

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GEO: Art of the Collection at Geoscience Australia (2018-2019)

Nature not equal to Culture

Geoscience Australia has a vast collection of rocks, minerals, crystals and fossils. In a collaboration with SOAD, around fifty artists were invited to spend a day amongst the spectacular displays and explore ways in which they might respond to the collection via their chosen medium. The outcomes of the project included an SOAD symposium and...

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Life Support (2017-2019)

Nature not equal to Culture

This project was supported by funding from the School of Art and Design and the ANU Research School of Humanities and the Arts. Habitat loss is a critical threat to Australian biodiversity. In this collaborative project, US architect Joyce Hwang (University at Buffalo) worked with Mitchell Whitelaw and Darren Le Roux of ACT Parks and...

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New Hollows Habitats (2019 – current)

Nature not equal to Culture

This project is supported by funding from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Small Grants Scheme ($8000) and through the ANU Vice Chancellor’s Visiting Artist Fellowship Scheme ($8000). Nesting hollow availability is a critical limiting factor on native bird populations including rosellas, cockatoos, parrots, pardalotes, kookaburras and...

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Urban Timber Rescue Project (2019- current)

Nature not equal to Culture

To date, this project has been funded by the ANU Fenner School’s Environment and Society Synthesis Program ($15,000) and the ANU Research School of Humanities and Arts’ Cross-College Research Scheme ($15,000). Every year, thousands of ACT city trees are removed and chipped. In order to divert these natural resources from the waste stream and...

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Vice-Chancellor's Creative Research Fellows (2020)

Nature not equal to Culture

The Vice-Chancellor Creative Research Fellowship is an innovative Scheme that aims to promote collaborative research between disciplines in the University and provide opportunities for developing future trans-disciplinary research. In 2020 the 2 visiting fellows, projects proposals demonstrate the range of questions by researchers in the Nature...

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Vice-Chancellor's Creative Research Fellows: Selected past projects (2019)

Nature not equal to Culture

Dr Rebecca Mayo collaborating with Associate Professor Cristopher Brack, Fenner School of Environment and Society. Dr Mayo’s research examines how an ethics and practice of care, might establish new ways of experiencing urban ecologies. Reflecting on the ability of contemporary artists and scientists to gather huge amounts of data, her project...

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Bagan Conservation Project, Myinpyagu Temple (2020 – 2021)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Getty Conservation Institute: $23,000 Charlotte Galloway Partners: Getty Conservation Institute, Myanmar Department of Archaeology and Museums The GCI and Myanmar’s Department of Archaeology and National Museum are working together to improve the conservation and management of the monuments at Bagan through a holistic and sustainable approach...

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Bagan World Heritage Nomination Dossier (2017-2018)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

UNESCO: $8,500 Charlotte Galloway Partners: UNESCO, Myanmar Department of Archaeology and Museums Preparation of the successful World Heritage nomination for Bagan, inscribed in the world heritage register in 2019. https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1588/documents/

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Doing Research Assessment, Myanmar (2019 – 2020)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Global Development Network: $5,500 Charlotte GallowayPartners: Centre for Economic and Social Development (Myanmar) Part of an international program, this project maps the research framework in Myanmar from research production and diffusion to uptake with the aim of identifying key capacity building areas. Dr Galloway has mentored the local team...

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International conference: Contemporary Worlds: Indonesian Art (2019)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

International conference: Contemporary Worlds: Indonesian Art, 24 June 2019, ANU Co-convenors: Convenors: Elly Kent,Caroline Turner, David Williams, Chaitanya Sambrani, Rohan Nicol, Virginia Hooker (ANU) Carol Cains, Jaklyn Babington (NGA), Christine Clark (NPG). The conference accompanied the National Gallery of Australia’s first major...

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Mural Paintings of Hpaya-thon-zu Temple, Bagan (2018 -2019)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation: $10,000 Charlotte Galloway Partners: Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, Myanmar Department of Archaeology and Museums The first phase of a two year project to conserve Hpaya-thon-zu Temple, post the 2016 Bagan earthquake. This phase of the research has included a full survey of the art and architecture.

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Pictures of Transition. Contemporary Paintings from Myanmar (2019)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Exhibition curators: Charlotte Galloway and Nicholas Coppel Australian National University School of Art & Design Gallery 28 Feb – 15 March 2019 Catalogue: https://issuu.com/anuschoolofartgallery/docs/pictures_of_transition_catalogue_fi

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Pranatamangsa AR (2017 -2018)

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Artist: Anna Madeleine Raupach­­ Funding details: Asialink arts grant 2017, $10,000 Pranatamangsa AR is an augmented reality (AR) artwork exploring Indonesian farming calendars that are based on traditional knowledge of astronomy. By combining still and moving image through an interactive app, it reflects the unpredictability of natural...

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Publications 2017-2020

Asia: Innovation and transformation

Bamford, R, McArthur I et al (eds) 2018. Investigating the visual as a transformative pedagogy in the Asia Region Illinois: Common Ground Publishing doi:10.18848/978-1-86335-027-3/CGP. Burchmore, A 2020. “‘Splendid Deformities’: An emancipatory critique of cultural homogeneity in Sin-ying Ho’s deformed ceramics”. View: Theories and Practices of...

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