Dr Kim Snepvangers is Director: Professional Experience & Engagement Projects at UNSW Sydney: Art & Design. Kim recently received the 2018 International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA) Award for Excellence in Research in Education through Art (AEREtA). The award was presented to Kim by Glenn Coutts, Professor of Applied Visual Arts, University o
Toni Ross was employed at UNSW from 2001-2020 and currently holds the title of Honorary Senior Lecturer at UNSW. She researches in the areas of modern and contemporary art, philosophies of aesthetics, photography theory, contemporary art and politics, and moving image art. In 2014 she was appointed Sydney reviewer for Artforum magazine, and has published numerous catalogue essays and reviews on Australian contemporary art. Much of her research of recent years has been focused on Jacques Rancière's thinking of politics and aesthetics on which she has published numerous essays since 2006.
Sri Lankan-born, Sydney-based artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran creates rough-edged, vibrant, new-age idols. He experiments with form and scale in the context of figurative sculpture to explore politics of sex, the monument, gender and religion.
Gay McDonald is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design. Her research centres on the construction and uptake of international touring exhibitions of art, design and architecture from the Cold War to the present. She has a doctoral degree in art history, a graduate diploma in art museum management and a bachelor’s degree in art education. Prior to completing her post-graduate work, Gay worked as a curator within the NSW regional gallery network.
Kasia Jezowska is a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, where she develops teaching and research programme in history and theory of design. Her academic interests centre on the 20th century social and cultural history.
Dr Tim Gregory is a theorist and artist. His research focus is on the spatio-political potentiality of pornography. Gregory's practice revolves around the movement of the invisible to the visible and the homogenizing effect that the “consensus” has on our daily experience.
A/Professor Jennifer L. Biddle is Senior Research Fellow in the National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA), UNSW Art & Design. She is founding Director of Visual Anthropology & Visual Culture, an international program specialising in Indigenous and Asia Pacific research, one of only a few programs in Australia to support ethnographic and practice-led research as a basis for creative and critical research innovation in the arts.
Julie Louise Bacon is a curator, artist and writer. Her research focuses on contemporary shifts in the ways in which we experience and understand time in light of technology’s changing relationship with culture, the development of scientific theories about matter and worlds, and the conditions of unstable globalisation.