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Visual Arts and Design PhD Unit Set


Visual Arts research at ECU concentrates on practice–led research as a methodology for gaining knowledge through art practice.

We encourage multidisciplinary projects. Specific postgraduate research topics are developed in conjunction with the postgraduate coordinator or potential supervisor, however applications are particularly encouraged from those with an interest in: Place; Embodiment; Materiality; Impermanence; Identity; Third Space; Digital Culture; Migration; Aboriginality; Hyper-Real; Virtual Reality; The Iconoclastic Image; The Potential Image; Alternative Slow Technologies; Process; Gender; The Event; Sensation; Art and History. Researchers in the school are currently involved in projects investigating ; Landscape and Environment; Place and Identity, Art and Science; Impermanence and Painting; the Third Space; Materiality and Embodiment; Art as Knowledge; Walking as Art; Virtual and Digital Culture; Post-Structuralist and New Materialist Feminist Thinking. The School also has contemporary studio spaces for students undertaking a practical project as part of their research.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online


Important notes

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

professional artist, arts manager, curator, teacher or academic, art technician

Possible future job titles

art, art industry, art manager, art technician, art teacher

This PhD Unit Set can be studied in the following courses

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