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
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.