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Shapes of Knowledge: Extended reading list

Pedagogy: contemporary education and alternate models

Abramovic, Marina et al. Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life. Phaidon, London, 2015.

Adams, Jeff N.P. et al. Teaching Through Contemporary Art: A Report On Innovative Practices In The Classroom. Tate Publishing, London, 2008.

Alcorn, Marshall W. ‘Changing the Subject of Postmodernist Theory: Discourse, Ideology, and Therapy in the Classroom.’ Rhetoric Review 13, no. 2, Spring 1995, pp.331–49.

Arendt, Hannah. ‘The Crisis In Education (1954).’ In Between Past And Future. Faber & Faber, London, 1961.

Bain, Ken. What the Best College Teachers Do. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004.

Bartlett, A. J.,‎ Justin Clemens and Joseph Petek, eds. What Is Education?. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2017.

Derrida, Jacques. The Future of the Profession of the University Without Condition (Thanks to the ‘Humanities,’ What Could Take Place Tomorrow), edited by Tom Cohen. State University of New York, Albany, 2002.

Dhillon, Pradeep A. and Paul Standish. Lyotard: Just Education. Routledge, New York and London, 2000.

Dokuzovic, Lina, ‘Culture and Education or Spillover Knowledge Economies’. Traversal Texts, September 2011,

Dokuzovic, Lina, ‘Lessons Learned. Struggles and Knowledges of Dissent’. Traversal Texts, October 2010,

Fejes, Andreas and Katherine Nicoll, eds. Foucault and Lifelong Learning Governing the Subject. Routledge, New York, 2007.

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of The Oppressed. The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc., New York, 1970.

Giroux, Henry A. ‘Neoliberalism, Corporate Culture, and the Promise of Higher Education: The University as a Democratic Public Sphere.’ Harvard Educational Review 72, no. 4, December 2002, pp.425-63.

Giroux, Henry A. Education and The Crisis of Public Values: Challenging The Assault on Teachers, Students, and Public Education. Peter Lang Publishing, New York, 2012.

Heise, Henriette and Jakob Jakobsen. ‘Copenhagen Free University Information.’ In 17 Theses on Knowledge Production,

Hooks, Bell. Teaching To Transgress: Education as The Practice of Freedom. Routledge, New York, 1994.

Illich, Ivan. Deschooling Society. Penguin Books, London, 1973.

Irigaray, Luce and Michael Marder. Building a New World: Luce Irigaray: Teaching II. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2015.

Kahn, Richard. Critical Pedagogy, Ecoliteracy, and Planetary Crisis: The Ecopedagogy Movement. Peter Lang Publishing, New York, 2010.

Kaustuv, Roy. Teachers in Nomadic Spaces. Deleuze and Curriculum. Peter Lang Publishing, New York, 2003.

Nakata, Martin N., Victoria Nakata, Sarah Keech and Reuben Bolt. ‘Decolonial Goals And Pedagogies For Indigenous Studies.’ In Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 1, no. 1, 2012, pp.120‐40.

Pericles, Peter. Pedagogies of Difference: Rethinking Education For Social Justice. Routledge, New York and London, 2003.

Petrovich, Dushko and White, Roger, eds. Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. Paper Monument, New York, 2012.

Radical Education Forum, Radical Education Workbook, Radical Education Forum, London, 2015,

Rancière, Jacques. The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation. Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1991.

Raunig, Gerald. ‘Towards Institutions of The Common.’ In Politics of Study, edited by David Glamey, Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Tom Vandenputte. Open Editions, London and Fune Art Academy, Denmark, 2015, pp.33–39.

Schafer, Murray R. A Sound Education: 100 Exercises in Listening and Sound-Making. Shunjusha Ltd, Tokyo, 1992.

Standish, Paul. Education and the Kyoto School of Philosophy: Pedagogy For Human Transformation. Springer, New York, 2012.

Stein, Maurice and Larry Miller. Blueprint For Counter Education: Curriculum – Handbook – Wall Decoration – Shooting Script. Doubleday, 1970.

Wildcat, M. ‘Learning From The Land: Indigenous Land Based Pedagogy and Decolonization.’Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 3, no. 2., 2014, pp.1-15.

Artistic Lineages: artists and art movements interested in pedagogy

Bayer, Herbert, Walter Gropius, and Ise Gropius, eds. Bauhaus 1919-1928. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938.

Beuys, Joseph. ‘Manifesto For a Free International University (FIU) (1973)’. In Joseph Beuys in America: Energy Plan For the Western Man: Writings By and Interviews With the Artist, edited by Carin Kuoni. Four Walls Eight Windows, New York, 1990.

Beuys, Joseph. ‘I Am Searching For The Field Character (1973)’. In Joseph Beuys in America: Energy Plan For the Western Man: Writings By and Interviews With the Artist, edited by Carin Kuoni. Four Walls Eight Windows, New York, 1990.

Darwent, Charles. ‘From Bauhaus to Black Mountain.’ Modern Painters no. 15, 2002, pp.48-49.

Groupius, Walter, ‘The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus (1923),’ in Art in Theory, 1648 – 1815: An Anthology of Changing Ideas, edited by Charles Harrison, Paul Wood and Jason Gaiger. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2000.

Hamilton, David. Towards a Theory of Schooling. Deakin Studies in Education Series 4. Falmer Press, London and New York, 1989.

Harris, Mary Emma, ed. Starting at Zero: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957. Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol and Kettle's Yard Gallery, Cambridge, 2005.

Kalin, N. ‘(de)Fending Art Education Through the Pedagogical Turn’. The Journal of Social Theory in Art Education 32, 2012, pp.42-55.

Kaprow, Alan. ‘Education of The Unartist: Part I’. In Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life, edited by Jeff Kelley. University of California Press, Los Angeles, 1971, pp.97-109.

Kaprow, Alan. ‘Education of the Unartist: Part II’. In Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life, edited by Jeff Kelley. University of California Press, Los Angeles, 1971, pp.110-26.

Kaprow, Alan. ‘Education of the Unartist: Part III’. In Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life, edited by Jeff Kelley. University of California Press, Los Angeles, 1971, pp.130-47.

Katz, Vincent, ed. Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002.

Kennedy, Garry Neill. The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1968-1978. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

The Educational Turn: pedagogical methodologies and tropes in contemporary art

Allen, Felicity, ed. EducationDocuments Of Contemporary Art. Whitechapel Gallery, London and MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Bishop, Claire. ‘The New Masters of Liberal Arts: Artists Rewrite the Rules of Pedagogy,’ Modern Painters, September 2007, pp.8–9.

Bourriaud, Nicolas. ‘Revisiting the Educational Turn (How I Tried to Renovate an Art School).’ ArtReview, November 2015,

ElDahab, Mai Abu, Anton Vidokle, and Florian Waldvogel. Notes For an Art School. International Foundation Manifesta,  Deliss, Clementine, 2006.

Enwezor, Okwui, Stephan Dillemuth, and Irit Rogoff. ‘Schools of Thought.’ Frieze 101, September 2006,

Filliou, Robert. Teaching and Learning as Performance Arts. Verlag Gebr, Koenig, Cologne, 1970.

Forde, Rosemary. Exhibition as Study: A Survey of Damp In The University Art School. Doctoral Thesis, Monash University, Melbourne, 2018.

Hansen, Tone and Lars Bang Larsen, eds. The Phantom of Liberty: Contemporary Art and the Pedagogical Paradox. Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2014.

Heise, Henriette and Jakob Jakobsen, ‘Copenhagen Free University Information’, 17 Theses on Knowledge Production,

Helguera, Pablo. ‘Education as Social Engaged Art.’ In Pedagogy in the Expanded Field. 8th Mercosul Biennial, Sao Paulo, 2011, pp.308–16.

Helguera, Pablo. ‘Transpedagogy: Contemporary Art and The Vehicles of Education.’ In Pedagogy in the Expanded Field. 8th Mercosul Biennial, Sao Paulo, 2011, pp.290–306.

Hlavajova, Maria, Jill Winder, and Binna Choi, eds. On Knowledge Production: A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art. BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht and Revolver Books, Frankfurt am Main, 2008.

Holert, Tom. ‘Art in the Knowledge-based Polis’. e-flux journal, no.3, February 2009.

Lambert, Cath. ‘Psycho Classrooms: Teaching as a Work of Art.’ Social & Cultural Geography 12, no. 1, 2011, pp.27-45.

Lee, Fiona. Rogue Academy: Conversational Art Events as a Means of Institutional Critique. Doctoral Thesis, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 2016.

Milder, Patricia. ‘Teaching as Art: The Contemporary Lecture-Performance’ in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 22, no. 1, January 2011, pp. 13-27.

Nollert, Angelika, Irit Roggoff, Bart De Baere, Yilmaz Dziewior, Charles Esche, Kerstin Neimann, and Dieter Roelstraete eds. A.C.A.D.E.M.Y. Revolver Books, Frankfurt am Main, 2006.

O’Neill, Paul, and Mick Wilson, eds. Curating and the Educational Turn. de Appel / Open Editions, Amsterdam and London, 2010.

Panigirakis, Spiros. ‘Teacher, Teacher, Teacher’. un Magazine 6 no.2, 2012, pp.14-9.

Podesva, Kristina Lee. ‘A Pedagogical Turn: Brief Notes on Education as Art,’ Fillip 6, Summer 2007.

Rogoff, Irit, ‘Deschooling Society Panel.’ Conference Paper at Deschooling Society Conference. Hayward Gallery, London, 2010.

Rogoff, Irit, ed. ‘Bologna.’ e-flux Journal 14 (March 2010).

Rogoff, Irit. ‘Academy as Potentiality’. In A.C.A.D.E.M.Y., edited by Angelika Nollert et. al., Revolver Books, Frankfurt am Main, 2006.

Rogoff, Irit. ‘Turning’. e-flux journal no.1, November 2008,

Sholis, Brian, ed. Anton Vidokle: Produce, Distribute, Discuss, Repeat. Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2009.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

Vidokle, Anton, and Martha Rosler. ‘Exhibition as School as Work of Art.’ Art Lies: a Contemporary Art Journal 59, Fall 2008, pp.70-77.

Research Paradigms: diverse frameworks for research

Ahmed, Sara. Living a Feminist Life. Duke Press, Durham, 2017.

Ahmed, Sara. On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life. Duke Press, Durham, 2012.

Balkema, Annette W. and Henk Slager, eds. Artistic Research. Editions Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam and New York, 2004.

Barad, Karen. Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning.  Duke University Press, Durham and London, 2007.

Barrett, Estelle and Barbara Bolt, eds. Material Inventions: Applying Creative Arts ResearchI.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, London, 2014.

Beckstette, Sven, Tom Holert, Jenni Tischer, eds. Texte zur Kunst 82, ‘Artistic Research’ (special issue), June 2011,

Bellamy, Roz. ‘Life Writing as an Outlet for LGBTIQA+ Youth.’ Bent Street 2, 2018,

Biermann, Soenke. ‘Knowledge, Power and Decolonization: Implication For Non-Indigenous Scholars, Researchers And Educators.’ In Indigenous Philosophies and Critical Education: A Reader, edited by George J Sefa Dei, Peter Lang Publishing, New York, 2011, pp. 386-98.

Bolt, Barbara. ‘A Performative Paradigm for the Creative Arts?’. Working Papers in Art and Design 5, 2009,

Bolt, Barbara. ‘Materializing Pedagogies?’. Working Paper in Art and Design 4, 2006,

C magazine 131, ‘Experimental Pedagogies’, Autumn 2016.

Carter, Paul. Material Thinking: The Theory and Practice of Creative Research. Melbourne University Publishing, Carlton, 2004.

Cocker, Emma. ‘Tactics for Not Knowing: Preparing for the Unexpected.’ In On Not Knowing: How Artists Think, edited by Rebecca Fortnum and Fisher Elizabeth. Black Dog Publishing, London, 2013.

De Duve, Thierry. ‘When Form Has Become Attitude – And Beyond.’ In Theory in Contemporary Art Since 1985, edited by Zoya Kocur and Simon Leung. Blackwell, Malden, 2005, pp.19–31.

Duxbury, Lesley, Elizabeth M. Grierson and Dianne Waite eds. Thinking Through Practice: Art as Research in the Academy. School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, 2008.

Foster, Hal. ‘An Archival Impulse.’ October 110, Fall 2004, pp.3–22.

Gibson, Ross, ‘The Known World.’ TEXT Special Issue No 8 Creative and Practice-Led Research: Current Status, Future Plans, October 2010.

Goodyear-Kaʻopua, Noelani and Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada. ‘Making ‘Aha: Independent Hawaiian Pasts, Presents & Futures.’ Dædalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences 147 no.2, Spring 2018, pp.49-59.

Gossett, Reina, Eric A. Stanley and Johanna Burton eds. Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility. MIT Press, Cambridge, 2017.

Haseman, Brad. ‘A Manifesto for Performative Research.’ Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy 118, 2006, pp.98–106.

Holert, Tom. ‘Being Concerned? Scattered Thoughts on ‘Artist Research’ and ‘Social Responsibility.’ In Intellectual Birdhouse: Artist Practice As Research, edited by Florian Dombois et al. Koenig Books, Cologne, 2012, pp.23-40.

Jorgensen, Darren and Ian McLean, eds., in Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking Of Aboriginal Art. UWA Publishing, Crawley, Western Australia, 2017.

Kaufmann, Theresa, ‘Art and Knowledge. Towards a Decolonial Perspective’. Traversal Texts, March 2011.

Kirby, Vicki. Quantum Anthropologies: Life at Large. Duke University Press, Durham, 2011.

Kosofsky Sedgwick, Eve. Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity. Duke University Press, Durham, 2003.

Mackie, Vera. ‘The Trans-sexual Citizen: Queering Sameness and Difference.’ Australian Feminist Studies16, no. 35, 2001, pp. 185-192.

Marcia J. Citron. ‘Feminist Waves and Classical Music: Pedagogy, Performance, Research.’ Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture 8, 2004, pp.47-60.

Martin, Brian. ‘Platforms for Indigenous Knowledge Transference.’ In Associations: Creative Practice and Research, edited by James Oliver. MUP Academic Press, Carlton, 2018, pp.53-59.

Moreton-Robinson, Aileen, ‘Relationality: A Key Presupposition of an Indigenous Social Research Paradigm’. In Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies, edited by Chris Andersen and Jean M. O’Brien. Routledge, Oxon, New York, 2017, pp.69–77.

Moss, Pamela. Feminist Geography in Practice: Research and Methods. Blackwell Publishers, Massachusetts and Oxford, 2002.

Neale, Margo. ‘The Third Archive and Artist as Archivist,’ in Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art, edited by Darren Jorgensen and Ian McLean. UWA Publishing, Crawley, Western Australia, 2017.

Nelson, Robert. The Jealousy of Ideas: Research Methods in The Creative Arts. Ellikon, Fitzroy, VIC and London, 2009.

Oliver, James ed. Associations: Creative Practice and Research. MUP Academic Press, Carlton, 2018.

Pollock, Griselda. ‘Opened, Closed and Opening: Reflections On Feminist Pedagogy.’ n.paradoxa
International Feminist Art Journal
26, July 2010, pp.20-28.

Roelstraete, Dieter. ‘The Way of The Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art.’ e-flux Journal 4, no.3, March, 2009,

Sellberg, Karin. ‘TRANSITIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS.’ Australian Feminist Studies 24, no. 59, 2009, pp.71-84.

Semali, Ladislaus M & Kincheloe, Joe L. What Is Indigenous Knowledge: Voices from the Academy. Garland Publishing, New York, 1999.

Sheehan, Norm and Polly Walker. ‘The Purga Project: Indigenous Knowledge Research.’ In The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education vol. 29, no. 2, 2001, pp. 11–17.

Sheldon, Rebekah. ‘Queer Universal.’ e-flux 73, May 2016,

Sullivan, Graeme, Art Practice as Research: Inquiry in Visual Arts (2nd edition). SAGE Publications, Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC, 2010.

Sullivan, Nikki. ‘Queer Material(ities): Lyotard, Language and the Libidinal Body.’ Australian Feminist Studies17, no. 37, 2002, pp.43-54.

Threadgold, Terry. ‘Gender Studies and Women's Studies.’ Australian Feminist Studies 15, no. 31, 2000, pp.39-48.

Tuck, Eve and K. Wayen Yang. ‘R-words: Refusing Research?.’ In Humanizing Research; Decolonizing Qualitative Inquiry With Youth And Communities, edited by Djngo Paris and Maisha T. Winn. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, 2013.

Tuhiwai Smith, Linda. Decolonizing Methodologies; Research and Indigenous Peoples. Picador, London and New York, 1999.

Verwoert, Jan, ‘I Can, I Can’t, Who Cares?’. Open! Platform For Art, Culture The Public Domain 1 November 2009,

Art Schools: structures, methodologies and impact of tertiary art schools on practice

Baers, Michael. ‘Inside the Box: Notes From Within the European Artistic Research Debate’. e-flux journal, no.26, June 2011,

Belzer, Heikeand  Birnbaum, Daniel. Teaching Art: Stadelschule Frankfurt/Main, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2007.

Buckley, Brad et. al. Rethinking the Contemporary Art School: The Artist, the Phd and the Academy. Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, 2010.

Buden, Boris, Cornelia Sollfrank, Dmitry Vilensky and David Riff. ‘Boris Buden: Artist as Teacher?’. Traversal Texts, October 2010, url:

Buden, Boris, Cornelia Sollfrank, Dmitry Vilensky and David Riff. ‘Cornelia Sollfrank: No, Art Education is Not About the Artists Who are Teaching’. Traversal Texts, October 2010,

Butt, Danny. Artistic Research in the Future Academy. Intellect, Bristol and Chicago, 2017.

Coates, Rebecca. ‘What Impact Are Higher Degree Research Programs Having on Emerging Trends and Themes in Contemporary Art.’ Keynote lecture, Australian Council of University of Art & Design Schools. ACUADS Research, Melbourne, 2014.

Cools, Jan and Henk Slager eds. Antagonistic Academies. Sint-Lukas Books, Brussels, 2011.

Dasgupta, Anshuman. ‘A House for Modernism: Art in Its Institutional Aspects, 1950s and 1960s.’In Art and Visual Culture in India: 1857-2007, edited by Gayatri Sinha. Marg Publications, Mumbai, India, 2009.

deSouza, Allan. How Art Can Be Thought: A Handbook For Change. Duke University Press, Durham, 2018.

Hoogenboom, Marijke, Who is Afraid of (Art) Education? Lecture held on the occasion of DasArts’ 11th Anniversary, Amsterdam 17 June 2005. Edited transcript,

Lee, Fiona and Maria Kunda. ‘Collaborative Practice and The Academy.’ In Region and Isolation: The Changing Function of Art & Design Education Within Diasporic Cultures and Borderless Communities. Central Institute of Technology, Curtin University and Edith Cowan University, 2012.

Lesage, Dieter, ‘The Academy is Back: On Education, the Bologna Process, and the Doctorate in the Arts’, e-flux journal, no. 4, March 2009,

Madoff, Steven Henry, ed. Art school: Propositions for the 21st Century. The MIT Press, Massachusetts, 2009.

Pollock, Griselda. Art, Art School, Culture, (1987)’ In The Block Reader in Visual Culture, edited by 
Sally Stafford, London: Routledge, 1996, pp.50-67.

Sheikh, Simon. ‘Spaces For Thinking: Perspectives On The Art Academy.’Texe Zur Kunst 622006,

Shengtian, Zheng. ‘Brushes Are Weapons: An Art School and Its Artists.’ InArt in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76. UBC Press, Vancouver, 2010.

Shimada, Yoshiko. ‘Gendaishicho-Sha Bigakko: Alternative Art Education in The Post-1968 Japan.’

Knowledge in the Museum: current limitations and future possibilities for knowledge production within galleries and museum

Britton, Kate. ‘Feminism Now: Queer Spritz.’ Art Monthly Australia 286, December 2015, pp.62-67.

Bullen, Clotilde. ‘A Call to Arms.’ In Blak Wave, edited by Meg Hale. Next Wave Festival Inc., Melbourne, 2014, pp.40–42.

Burns, Aileen, Tara McDowell and John Lundh, eds. The Artist As. Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Curatorial Practice at Monash University, Melbourne and Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2017.

Carrot Workers Collective. Training for Exploitation. Towards an Alternate Curriculum. Carrot Workers Collective, London, 2012,

Delany, Max and Paola Balla. Sovereignty. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2017.

Dimitrakaki, Angela and Lara Perry. Politics in a Glass Case: Feminism, Exhibition Cultures and Curatorial Transgressions. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2013.

Eshrāghi, Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi. ‘Curating Under Pressure in Settler Colonies.’ Discipline4.5: TarraWarra Biennial 2016: Endless Circulation, October 2017.

Fraser, Andrea. ‘A Museum is Not a Business: It is Run in a Businesslike Fashion’. In Art and Its Institutions: Current Conflicts, Critiques And Collaborations, edited by Nina Möntmann. Black Dog Publishing, London, 2006, pp.109-122.

Gilchrist, Stephen and Henry F. Skerritt. ‘Awakening Objects and Indigenizing the Museum: Stephen Gilchrist in Conversation with Henry F. Skerritt.’ Contemporaneity 15, 2016, pp.108-121.

Gilchrist, Stephen. ‘Indigenising Curatorial Practice.’ In The World Is Not a Foreign Land, edited by Quentin Sprague. Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Narrm Melbourne: pp.55–59.

Guidi, Emanuele & Sandoval, Lorenzo. ‘Spaces of Anticipation’. On Curating 36, April 2018,

Hampton, John and the Wood Land School. ‘Inside a Year-Long Experiment in Indigenous Institutional Critique.’ Canadian Art (May 2017),

Haynes, Rachel and Courtney Pedersen. ‘Acting Out: Performing Feminism in the Contemporary Art Museum.’ Journal of Australian Studies 40, no. 2, 2016, pp.203-214.

Horning, Rob, ‘Creative Tyranny’. The New Inquiry, 8 August 2013,

Lopesi, Lana, ‘Decolonisation Frameworks: Indigenous Curatorial Practice.’ In Runway: Australian Experimental Art 27, 2015,

Mayhew, Louise R. ‘Collaboration and Feminism: A Twenty-First Century Renascence.’ Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 15, no. 2, 2015, pp.225-39.

McDowell, Tara. ‘Space as Support: On Curating, Education, And Architecture.’ In Material Thinking of Display 12, March 2015,

Middleton, Craig and Nikki Sullivan. ‘The KINQ Manifesto.’ Bent Street Café , November 2018,

Millner, Jacqueline, Catriona Moore, and Georgina Cole, eds. ‘Art and Feminism: Twenty-First Century Perspectives.’ Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 15, no. 2, 2015.

Moulton, Kimberley. ‘Sovereign Art and The Colonial Canon: Are We Lost Until We Are Found?’ In Sovereignty. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2017, pp.27–33.

Nguyen,Tuan. Queering Australian Museums: Management, Collections, Exhibitions, And Connections. Doctoral Thesis, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2017.

Paper Monument, ed. As Radical, As Mother, As Salad, As Shelter: What Should Art Institutions Do Now?. Paper Monument, Brooklyn, NY, 2018.

Proctor, Nancy. ‘Feminism, Participation and Matrixial Encounters: Towards a Radical, Sustainable Museum (Practice).’ In Politics in a Glass Case: Feminism, Exhibition Cultures and Curatorial Transgressions, edited by Angela Dimitrakaki and Lara Perry. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2013, pp.48-65.

Rancière, Jacques. The Emancipated Spectator, translated by Gregory Elliott. Verso Books, Brooklyn, NY and London, 2011.

Reckitt, Helena. ‘Forgotten Relations: Feminist Artists and Relational Aesthetics.’ In Politics in a Glass Case: Feminism, Exhibition Cultures and Curatorial Transgressions, edited by Angela Dimitrakaki and Lara Perry. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2013, pp.131-156.

Reckitt, Helena. ‘Inside Job: Learning, Collaboration, and Queer Feminist Contagion in Killjoy’s Kastle.’ InKilljoy Kastle's: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House, edited by Allyson Mitchell and Cait McKinney. The University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver and The Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2019, pp.1-22.

Steyerl, Hito. ‘Is a Museum a Factory’. e-flux journal, no. 7, June 2009,

Wanda Wieczorek, Claudia Hummel, Ulrich Schötker, Ayse Güleç. documenta 12 Education I:  Engaging Audiences, Opening Institutions Methods And Strategies In Education at documenta 12. Diaphanes, Zurich and Berlin, 2009.

What, How, & for Whom/ WHW. Really Useful Knowledge. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofÍa, Madrid, 2014.

Social Practice: methodologies and potentiality of socially engaged art

Badham, Marnie. ‘The Case For ‘Socially Engaged Arts’: Navigating Art History, Cultural Development and Arts Funding Narratives’. Local Global: Identity, Security, Community, January 2010.

Binns, Vivienne, ed. ‘Community in the Arts.’ In History, Theory, Practice Australian Perspective. Pluto Press, Sydney, 1991.

Binns, Vivienne. ‘A Brief History of An Art Practice In Community Contexts.’ Artlink 10, no.3, Spring, 1990.

Bishop, Claire, ed. ParticipationDocuments of Contemporary Art. Whitechapel Gallery, London and The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006.

Bishop, Claire. ‘The Social Turn: Collaboration and Its Discontents.’ Artforum, February, 2006, pp.179-185.

Bishop, Claire. 2004. ‘Antagonism and Relational Aesthetics.’ October 110, pp.51–79.

Bishop, Claire. Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and The Politics Of Spectatorship. Verso, London, 2012.

Bronwyn, Hann. ‘Community Art a Feminist Challenge.’ Artlink 10, no.3, Spring 1990.

Brook, Donald, The Social Role of Art: Six Recent Papers in Related Themes. Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, 1977-81.

Clark, Deborah. ‘Collaboration, Artists Working Collectively.’ Art & Text 1, 1981.

Enwezor, Okwui. ‘The Production of Social Space As Artwork’, in Collectivism After Modernism: Art and Social Imagination After 1945, edited by Blake Stimson and Gregory Sholette. The University of Minnesota, Minnesota, 2007.

Finkelpearl, Tom. What We Made: Conversations on Art And Social Cooperation. Duke Universty Press, Durham and London, 2013.

French, Blair and and Anne Loxley. Civic Actions: Artists' Practices Beyond The Museum. Museum of Contemporary Art Limited, Sydney, 2017.

Harding, Anna, ed. Magic Moments: Collaboration Between Artists and Young People. Black Dog Publishing, London, 2005.

Helguera, Pablo. Education For Socially Engaged Art: A Materials and Techniques Handbook. Jorge Pinto Books Inc., New York, 2011.

Ihlein, Lucas. ‘Public Art as Public Conversation.’ In Harmonic Tremors: Aesthetic Interventions in the Public Sphere, edited by Stephen Rainbird. Gasworks, Melbourne, 2009.

Kester, Grant H. ‘On the Relationship Between Theory and Practice in Socially Engaged Art.’ Fertile Ground, July 2015,

Kester, Grant. H. Conversation Pieces: Community + Communication In Modern Art. University of California, Los Angeles, 2004.

Kester, Grant. H. The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context. Duke University Press, Durham, 2011.

Kristensen, Annika. Greater Together. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2017.

Lacy, Suzanne, ed. Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art. Bay Press, Seattle, 1995.

Mingxian, Wang. ‘The Red Guards' Fine Arts Campaign (1995).’ In Art and China’s Revolution, edited by  Melissa Chiu. Asia Society and Museum, New York, 2008.

Mouffe, Chantal, ed. Dimensions of Radical Democracy: Pluralism, Citizenship, Community. Verso, London and New York, 1992.

Mouffe, Chantal. ‘Which Public Space for Critical Artistic Practices?’ In Cork Caucus: On Art, Possibility and Democracy, edited by Tara Byrne. National SculptureFactory, Dublin, 2006.

Mouffe, Chantal. Agonistics: Thinking The World Politically. Verso, London and New York, 2013.

Sholette, Gregory. ‘Delirium and Resistance After the Social Turn.’ Field: A Journal of Socially-engaged Art Criticism, Spring 2015, pp.95-138.

Thompson, Nato, Living As Form: Socially Engaged Art From 1991-2011. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

Willats, Stephen. Artwork as Social Model: A Manual Of Questions and Propositions. Yorkshire: Research Group of Artists Publications, 2012.

Image: Kym Maxwell, Objects of Longing Project research phase with Dandenong Primary School (July), 2018. Photo: Christian Capurro