Dr David   Corbet
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Dr David Corbet

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney)

Master of Fine Arts (Research), UNSW Sydney.

Postgraduate Diploma in Design and Computing, Central St Martins College of Art and Design (University of the Arts), London

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Art & Design

Dr David Corbet is an educator, designer, writer and curator, teaching at UNSW Art & Design and The University of Sydney. He heads a long-established design consultancy with diverse clients across many sectors and he teaches into graphic communication, spatial / experience design and history and theory streams at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. He has a PhD from the University of Sydney, with a research focus on trans-disciplinary visual cultures and global exhibition practice. He has graduate qualifications from UNSW; Central St Martins College of Art and Design (University of the Arts), London; and AFTRS Sydney, focussed on cross-disciplinary design practice and digital technologies. He has creatively led many projects as a designer, editor and curator and spoken at associated conferences, workshops and symposia. He has conducted extensive field research across Australia and southeast Asia; Latin America; Southern Africa and the Middle East, writing numerous articles about contemporary visual cultures, as well as editing and designing several books and exhibition catalogues. He is currently developing a multi-year postdoctoral research project focussed on migration, trade and cultural translocality.

Location
D Block

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2019, 'Decolonising the Exhibitionary Complex: Perspectives on Australian and Latin American art, geopolitics and translocal practice in the Global Contemporary', in Peñaloza F; Walsh S (ed.), Mapping South-South Connections: Australia and Latin America, Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 25 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78577-6
    Books | 2017
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D; Best S; Muniz Reed I; Poll M, 2017, The Museum of Dissensus: Erasure and Memory, Corbet D, (ed.), Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Rozelle, N.S.W, https://sydney.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/61USYD_INST/1c0ug48/alma991001314549705106
    Books | 2014
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D; Murray K; Medina C; Dlungwana P, 2014, South: Contemporary Art from Australia, Mexico and South Africa, Corbet D, (ed.), Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, Gymea, N.S.W
  • Journal articles | 2012
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2012, 'Things made and not made – Documenta 13', Art Monthly Australia, pp. 5 - 9
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2012, 'The Artist is Absent: Reactivation: The 9th Shanghai Biennale', Art Monthly Australia, pp. 29 - 31, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1152087897/
  • Creative Written Works | 2019
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2019, Power and Dissensus, Permanent Recession – A Handbook on Art, Labour and Circumstance, Goodwin C, (ed.), Onomatopee, https://www.onomatopee.net/exhibition/permanent-recession/#publication_9873
    Theses / Dissertations | 2019
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2019, Trans*localities and Frontier Zones – Place, identity and exhibition-making in the era of the Global Contemporary, The University of Sydney
    Creative Written Works | 2019
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2019, Adventures in Biennale-land: thoughts on the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; NGV Triennial and the 21st Biennale of Sydney, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing, https://www.eyelinepublishing.com/issue/eyeline-90
    Creative Written Works | 2019
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2019, War Requiem: Reflections on conflict and memorialisation, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing, https://www.eyelinepublishing.com/issue/eyeline-91
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2018, Unlearning from Europe: Notes on Documenta 14, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing, https://www.eyelinepublishing.com/issue/eyeline-88
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2018, Personal, Political, Public: Reflections on difference, diversity and representation in the era of the Global Contemporary, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing, https://www.eyelinepublishing.com/issue/eyeline-89
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2017, Anxiousness: thoughts on The National – New Australian Art, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2017, In the shadow of the wall: Reflections on The Jerusalem Show VIII – Before and After Origins, Broadsheet Journal, Were W, (ed.), CACSA - Contemporary Art centre of South Australia (Ace Open), https://issuu.com/cacsabroadsheet/docs/broadsheet_46.1
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Dr David Corbet
    Corbet D, 2017, Sea of Longing: Qalandiya International 2016 – This Sea is Mine, Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts, Follent S, (ed.), Eyeline Publishing, https://www.eyelinepublishing.com/issue/eyeline-86

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