Professor Jennifer   Biddle
Associate Dean

Professor Jennifer Biddle

BA Honours (1st) Anthropology and Comparative Sociology (Macquarie); PhD Anthropology (USyd).  

Arts,Design & Architecture
ADA Academic and Exec Team

Professor Jennifer L  Biddle is Associate Dean Engagement and Impact for UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture.  

Biddle joined UNSW in 2007, recruited as a VC Strategic Research Appointment (SPF) from the Department of Anthropology at Macquarie University, where she taught interdisciplinary approaches to the comparative study of culture.  She is founding Director of Visual Anthropology & Visual Culture, NIEA, UNSW School of Art & Design; 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.  The recipient of numerous awards and grants, former Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow, she is currently a Chief Investigator on two internationally collaborative ARC and SSHRC funded research projects.  She is acting member of the ARC’s College of Experts (2019-2021).  In 2022-2023, she is Gough Whitlam and Malcom Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard University. 

An anthropologist with a background in linguistics, she has worked with northern Warlpiri in Lajamanu for over two decades, and more recently, in partnership with (select) Central and Western Desert community art organisations.  Her most recent monograph, Remote Avant-Garde: Aboriginal Art under Occupation, was published by Duke University Press. and models the importance of new and emergent desert Aboriginal aesthetics as an art of survival.

 

Phone
02-89360751

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'ILLUSTRATIONS', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. vii - xii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-001
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'INTRODUCTION. THE IMPERATIVE TO EXPERIMENT', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-003
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'ONE. HUMANITARIAN IMPERIALISM', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 21 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-004
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'TWO. TANGENTYERE ARTISTS', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 41 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-005
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'THREE. JUNE WALKUTJUKURR RICHARDS', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 78 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-006
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'FOUR. RHONDA UNURUPA DICK', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 92 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-007
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'FIVE. TJANPI DESERT WEAVERS', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 110 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-008
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'SIX. WARNAYAKA ART', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 140 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-009
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'SEVEN. YARRENYTY ARLTERE ARTISTS', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 160 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-010
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'EIGHT YIWARRA KUJU:', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 182 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-011
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'NINE. THE WARBURTON ARTS PROJECT', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 198 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-012
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'EPILOGUE. (NOT) A “LIFESTYLE CHOICE”', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 218 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-013
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    2020, 'FURTHER RESOURCES', in Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, pp. 234 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9780822374602-015
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2020, 'Sovereign Sentience and other aspects of Intangible Heritage [Forthcoming]', in Bennett T; Stevenson D; Myers F; Winikoff T (ed.), The Australian Art Field: Practices, Policies, Markets, Routledge, New York and Abingdon, pp. 237 - 251, https://www.routledge.com/The-Australian-Art-Field-Practices-Policies-Institutions/Bennett-Stevenson-Myers-Winikoff/p/book/9780367184414
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2020, 'Approaching the Sovereign: From art centres to art fairs', in The Australian Art Field: Practices, Policies, Institutions, pp. 237 - 251
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2019, 'Milpirri: Activating the At-Risk', in Kahn D (ed.), Energies in the Arts, MIT Press, Cambridge, pp. 351 - 371
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2018, 'Remote Avant-Garde: Tjanpi Desert Weavers', in Howes D (ed.), Senses and Sensation: Critical and Primary Sources, Critical and Primary Sources, New South Wales, pp. 179 - 179, https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/senses-and-sensation-9781474274050/
    Books | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2016, Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/9780822374602
    Books | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2016, Remote Avant-Garde, Duke University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv11hpnc0
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2016, 'Milpirri as Kurdungurlu: A Guide to the Walpiri Archive', in McLean I; Jorgensen D (ed.), The Archival Turn in Australian Aboriginal Art
    Books | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2016, Remote Avant Garde: Aboriginal Art Under Occupation, Objects/Histories, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, https://www.dukeupress.edu/remote-avant-garde
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2016, 'Notes on the Hapticity of Colour', in Young D (ed.), Re-materialising Colour, edn. 1, Sean Kingston Publishing, London, pp. 1 - 30, http://www.seankingston.co.uk/publishing.html
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2013, 'Provocations from the Margins: the production and curation of the Warburton Arts Project', in Tu Di Shen Ti Our Land Our Body, edn. online available http://www.warburtonarts.com/english/essa, Phoenix Science Press Ltd and Waburton Arts Project, Warburton, WA, pp. 16 - 31
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2013, 'Yapa-Kurlangu Jukurrpa (Proper Human Art)', in Warnayaka Art Centre: Life in the Digital Desert, edn. First, Warnayaka Arts and Crafts, Lajamanu, pp. 11 - 14, https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/185778059?q&versionId=202276938
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2013, 'Radical Realism and Other Possibilities in Contemporary Indigenous Intercultural Cinema', in Atkinson M; Richardson M (ed.), Traumatic Affect, edn. First, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastele upon Tyne, pp. 230 - 240, http://www.cambridgescholars.com/traumatic-affect-14
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2012, 'Literate Savages: Central Desert Painting as Writing', in Berman Tressa (ed.), No Deal! Indigenous Arts and the Politics of Possession, edn. 1st, School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, pp. 72 - 87, https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/167952249?q&sort=holdings+desc&_=1551688249291&versionId=183111095
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2011, 'Reading Aboriginal Art', in McLean I (ed.), How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art: An anthology of writing on Aboriginal art 1980-2006, edn. Revised, Power Publications, Sydney, pp. 246 - 249
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2011, 'The new performativity of Western Desert Women's art', in McLean I (ed.), How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art: An anthology of writing on Aboriginal art 1980-2006, edn. 1, IMA & Power Publications, Sydney, pp. 200 - 202, http://sydney.edu.au/arts/power/publications/catalogues.shtml?id=HAITIOCA
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2010, 'Shame', in Harding J; Pribram ED (ed.), Emotions: A Cultural Studies Reader, edn. Original, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 113
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2009, 'Not a Provenance, not a Collaboration: Lamparnu Kala!', in Deger J (ed.), Interventions: Experiments Between Art and Ethnography, edn. Original, Macquarie University, Sydney, pp. 32 - 33
    Books | 2007
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2007, Breasts, Bodies, Canvas: Central Desert Art As Experience., Original, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, Australia.
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, 'Anthropology as Eulogy: On Loss, Lies and License', in World Memory Personal Trajectories in Global Time, Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom
    Book Chapters | 2001
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2001, 'Inscribing Identity: Skin as Country in the Central Desert', in Ahmed S; Stacey J (ed.), Thinking Through the Skin, Routlege, London and New York
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2000, 'Writing without Ink: Literacy, Methodology and Cultural Difference', in Lee A; Poynton C (ed.), Culture and Text: Discourse,and Methodology in Social Research and Cultural Studies, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards
    Book Chapters | 1991
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1991, 'Dot, Circle, Difference: Translating Central Desert Paintings', in Diprose R; Ferrell R (ed.), Cartographies: Poststructuralism and the Mapping of Bodies and Spaces, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2020, 'Tjituru Tjituru: Tjanpi Desert Weavers and the art of Indigenous Survivance', Australian Feminist Studies: Special Edition on Feminist Environment Humanities (Astrida Neimanis and Jennifer Hamilton, eds.), vol. 34:102, 413-436, pp. 413 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164649.2019.1697179
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2019, 'Inheritance', Cultural Studies Review, vol. 25, pp. 237 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/csr.v25i2.6910
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Lea T, 2018, ''Hyperrealism and Other Indigenous Forms of 'Faking it with the Truth''', Visual Anthropology Review, vol. Vol 34, pp. 5 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/var.12148
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Patrick SWJ; Biddle J, 2018, 'Not just ceremony, not just dance, not just idea: Milpirri as hyperrealism, a key word discussion', Visual Anthropology Review, vol. Vol 34, pp. 27 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/var.12148
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Thorner SG, 2017, 'Remote Avant-Garde: Aboriginal Art under Occupation', ANTHROPOLOGICAL QUARTERLY, vol. 90, pp. 335 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/anq.2017.0021
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Henry R, 2017, 'Remote Avant-Garde: Aboriginal Art under Occupation', AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST, vol. 119, pp. 369 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aman.12866
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Jorgensen D, 2017, 'Remote Avant-Garde: Aboriginal Art Under Occupation', ANTHROPOLOGICAL FORUM, vol. 27, pp. 163 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00664677.2017.1309793
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    BiddLE J; Hibberd L; Taylor C, 2016, 'The Phone Booth Project Martu Media Memories: A Conversation in Three Parts', PUBLIC-ART CULTURE IDEAS, vol. 27, pp. 110 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/public.27.54.110_7
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2016, 'Sentience and Sentimentality in Remembering Yayayi', The Cine-Files, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 4, http://www.thecine-files.com/biddle2016/
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL; Stefanoff L, 2015, 'What is Same but Different and why does it matter?', CULTURAL STUDIES REVIEW, vol. 21, pp. 97 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/csr.v21i1.4418
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Newth T; McMicken D, 2015, 'Milpirri: Jennifer Biddle in Discussion with 'Tracks' Dance Company', Cultural Studies Review, vol. 21, pp. 132 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/csr.v21i1.4421
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle , 2015, '''My Name is Danny': Indigenous Animation as Hyperrealism'', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol. 20, pp. 105 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0969725X.2015.1065127
    Journal articles | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Stefanoff L, 2015, 'What is 'Same but Different': Why experimentation in desert art matters', Cultural Studies Review, vol. 21, pp. 97 - 120
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2012, 'Making (not taking) history: Yiwarra Kuju The Canning Stock Route', Art Monthly Australia, vol. August, pp. 32 - 36
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2012, 'A Politics of Proximity: Tjanpi and Other Experimental Desert Arts', Studies in Material Thinking, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 15, http://www.materialthinking.org/sites/default/files/papers/SMT_V8_P10_Biddle.pdf
    Journal articles | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2010, 'Art under Intervention: the radical ordinary of June Walkujukurr Richards', Art Monthly Australia, vol. 3, pp. 35 - 39
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2009, 'Wurra Wiyi', Voices of the Land: Federation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages, vol. 3
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2008, 'Festering Boils and Screaming Canvases: Culture as Contagion or Why Place No Longer Matters', Emotion, Space and Society, vol. 1, pp. 97 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2009.02.006
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2006, 'Breasts, bodies, art : Central Desert women's paintings and the politics of the aesthetic encounter', Cultural Studies Review, vol. 12, pp. 16 - 31
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; McNeill D; Gardner A; Moore C; Moriarty C; Scott S; Kleinert S, 2005, 'Reviews', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 6, pp. 120 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14434318.2005.11432756
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2005, 'Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma and Contemporary Art [Book Review]', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 6, pp. 120 - 123
    Journal articles | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, 'Country, Skin, Canvas: The Intercorporeal Art of Kathleen Petyarre', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 4, pp. 61 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14434318.2003.11432725
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2002, 'The Warlpiri alphabet and other colonial fantasies', Visual Communication, vol. 1, pp. 267 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/147035720200100301
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2002, 'REVIEW', Oceania, vol. 72, pp. 232 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1834-4461.2002.tb02790.x
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2002, 'The Warlpiri Alphabet and Other Colonial Fantasies', Visual Communication, vol. 3, pp. 267 - 291
    Journal articles | 2002
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2002, 'Bruises that won't heal: Melancholic identification and other ethnographic hauntings', Mortality, vol. 7, pp. 96 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13576270120102526
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1997, 'Shame', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 12, pp. 227 - 240
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1996, 'When Writing is not Writing', Australian Aboriginal Studies, vol. 1, pp. 21 - 33
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1993, 'The anthropologist's body, or what it means to break your neck in the field', The Australian Journal of Anthropology, vol. 4, pp. 184 - 197
  • Other | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Blacklock F; Nagam J; Biddle J, 2020, Indigenous Research Methodologies: Theory, Practice, Action, UNSW Art & Design
    Creative Written Works | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2020, Less * Notes from the Field: Black Summer Sydney 2019-2020, Sesnory Orders (print, online, exhibition), curated by Chris Salter and ErikAdigard, Chryzanowska E; Ladycka D; Wojceszak M; Salter C, (eds.), Art + Science Meeting, Laznia Centre for Contermporary Art, http://www.sensoryorders.com/
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Kite S; Saunders REA; Garneau D; Howes D; Salter C, 2020, 'Sensory Entanglements: Decolonising the Senses', presented at ISEA 2020 (International Symposium on Electronic Arts) "Why Sentience", Fully online (Due to Covid 19), 13 October 2020 - 18 October 2020, https://isea2020.isea-international.org/
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2018, 'Sensory Diversity and Media Practices: Exploring Productive Tensions (7-minute video delivered in absentia)', presented at American Anthropological Association, San Jose, USA, 14 November 2018 - 18 November 2018, https://www.americananthro.org/AttendEvents/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=22345
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2018, 'Composting Death', presented at Composting Feminism: Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference, Sydney Convention Centre, 29 August 2018 - 01 September 2018, https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ssss/4s18/index.php?cmd=Online+Program+View+Paper&selected_paper_id=1391872&PHPSESSID=4fc8f4embhgm3ddrainn9fivb1
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2018, 'Composting Death: Indigenous Futurity', presented at Hacking the Anthropocene 3: What do we WANT, University of Sydney, 18 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2018, 'Keynote – Un-recordable Memories of the Senses, intangible heritage, traditional futurity: Tjanpi as Radical Archive', presented at Women, art and feminism in Australia since 1970, Victoria College of the Arts, 22 February 2018 - 23 March 2019, https://events.unimelb.edu.au/events/9744-women-art-and-feminism-in-australia-since-1970
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2017, 'Invited speaker – Activating the At-Risk: Milpirri as Experimental Ceremony', presented at Indigenous Australia: Precarious Times (series), Centre for Media, Culture and History, NYU Native Studies Forum and Department of Anthropology, New York University, 04 October 2017 - 04 October 2017, https://wp.nyu.edu/as-anthropology/2017/09/18/indigenous-australia-series-indigenous-australia-in-precarious-times/
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2017, 'Invited Visiting Scholar Seminar – Intangible Memory of the Senses: Milpirri as Experimental Cerem', presented at Centre for Sensory Studies and University Research Chair in Computational Media and Indigenous Futures, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 21 September 2017 - 21 September 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2017, 'Keynote – Beyond the Archive: Imperatives of Intangible Heritage', presented at Performance, Empathy, Trauma and the Archive International Symposium, The Sydney Jewish Museum, Sydney, 13 August 2017 - 14 August 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2017, 'Invited Speaker – What market, whose value and the remote Avant-garde', presented at Art, Audiences, Markets, NYU Sydney, 21 June 2017 - 22 June 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2017, 'Invited Speaker – Unfinished Business', presented at The Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC), in collaboration with Forum for Indigenous Research Excellence (FIRE), University of Wollongong, and the South Coast Writers Centre, Wollongong., 16 April 2017 - 16 April 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Howes D; Salter C, 2017, '[Convened Workshop]', presented at Sensory Entanglements Workshop 3, Hexagram, Concordia University, -
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Munster A; Tello V, 2016, '[Convened Seminar Series]', presented at precarity//futurity//aesthetics, CCAP and Visual Anthropology, NIEA, UNSW Art & Design, -
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2016, 'Invited Speaker – Art under Occupation: Aboriginal avant-garde’', presented at Future Tense: Gender and Cultural Studies Research Seminar, University of Sydney, 06 May 2016 - 06 May 2016
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Howes D; Salter C, 2016, '[Convened Workshop]', presented at Sensory Entanglements Workshop 2, Bundeena, NSW, -
    Curatorial Outputs | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Watkins P; Biddle J; Stefanoff L, 2015, We are in Wonder LAND: New Experimental Art from Central Australia, exhibited at: UNSW Galleries, 15 May 2015 - 15 August 2015, We are in Wonder LAND: New Experimental Art from Central Australia, http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/events/we-are-wonder-land-new-experimental-art-central-australia-exhibition
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Stefanoff L; Croft B; Watkins P, 2015, '[Convened Symposium]', presented at We are in Wonderland: New Experimental art from Central Australia: Exhibition,, UNSW Galleries, - , http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/events/we-are-wonder-land-new-experimental-art-central-australia-exhibition
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2015, 'Introduction – We are in WonderLAND: New Experimental Art from Central Australia', presented at We are in WonderLAND Symposium, National Institute for Experimental Art and UNSW Galleries, Sydney, 15 May 2015 - 15 May 2015, https://artdesign.unsw.edu.au/whats-on/events/we-are-wonder-land-symposium-0
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2015, '[Workshop Presentation] Colour as Hapticity’', presented at SSHRC Sensory Entanglements Workshop, Hexagram, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 02 March 2015 - 04 March 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2014, 'Indigenous Animation as Hyper-Realism', presented at Hyper-Realism and other forms of ‘faking it with the truth, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 03 December 2014 - 07 December 2014, https://aaa.confex.com/aaa/2014/webprogram/INSTALLATIONS.html
    Curatorial Outputs | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J; Stefanoff L; Desarts , 2013, Desert Animations, exhibited at: 4 April, 2013: COFA UNSW; Oct 16, 2013: University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, Brisbane; 9 Dec 2015: American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Washington, DC, 04 April 2013 - 09 December 2015, http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/events/screening-desert-animations
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2013, 'Animation as radial realism', presented at Desert Animations, National Institute of Experimental Art, UNSW Art & Design, 04 April 2013 - 04 April 2013, http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/events/screening-desert-animations
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2013, 'Experimentation in Same but Different: Innovation and Experimentation in Desert Arts', presented at Same but Different - Experimentation and Innovation in Desert Arts II, Desert Knowledge Precinct, South Stuart Highway, Alice Springs., 25 March 2013 - 25 March 2013, http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/events/forum-same-different-experimentation-and-innovation-desert-arts-ii
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2012, 'Keynote – Animus, Sentience and Sentient in Desert Animations', presented at Materialities, Economies, Empiricism and Things: SSAA Annual Conference, University of Sydney, 04 December 2012 - 06 December 2012, http://csaa.asn.au/postgrad/2012/09/csaa-conference-2012-materialities-economies-empiricism-things/
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2012, 'A Politics of Proximity: Tjanpi and other experimental Western Desert Art', presented at National Institute of Experimental Art, UNSW Art and Design, 14 August 2012 - 12 August 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2012, 'Invited Speaker –Tjanpi and other Experimental Desert Arts', presented at Kura-Ala Forum, Jam Factory, Adelaide, 16 July 2012 - 16 July 2012
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2012, 'What is Same but Different? why experimentation matters', presented at Same but Different: innovation and experimentation in Desert Arts, Alice Springs, 02 April 2012 - 02 April 2012, http://www.pawmedia.com.au/calendar/same-but-different-forum-32
    Conference Presentations | 2011
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2011, 'Literate Savages', presented at American Anthropological Association, Montreal, Quebec, 16 November 2011 - 20 November 2011, https://onehorizon.org/2011/12/13/2011-american-anthropological-association-in-montreal/
    Conference Presentations | 2011
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2011, 'Tjanpi and other experimental Aboriginal arts', presented at Department of Anthropology Staff Colloquium, New York University, NY, 10 November 2011 - 10 November 2011
    Conference Presentations | 2011
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2011, 'Who says “4 out of 5 Aboriginal Children in Remote Communities Can’t Read', presented at International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, the Australian Anthropological Society and the Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa / New Zealand, University of Western Australia, 05 July 2011 - 08 July 2011, https://www.iuaes.org/congresses/2011australia.html
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'Art under Intervention', presented at American Anthropological Association, 17 November 2010 - 21 November 2010, https://www.americananthro.org/AttendEvents/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=12671
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'Following Indigenous Culture, Following Indigenous Art', presented at Following Commodities: A Symposium with Professor John Law, University of South Australia, 04 October 2010 - 04 October 2010
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'June Walkutjukurr Richards: The Radical art of the Ordinary', presented at Art and Appropriation Post the Apology, Center for Contemporary Art and Politics, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, 31 August 2010 - 31 August 2010
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'Back to Lajamanu’ Introduction to the Screening of ABC 4 Corners ‘Back To Lajamanu', presented at Anti Racism Collective, University of Sydney, 18 August 2010 - 18 August 2010
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'Remote Avant-Garde: UNSW COFA Partnerships with Remote Aboriginal Communities', presented at COFA Talks, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 July 2010 - 27 July 2010, https://aboriginalartandculture.wordpress.com/2010/08/08/the-remote-avant-garde/
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2010, 'Keynote – Art under Occupation', presented at 3rd International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 03 April 2010 - 08 April 2010, http://w3.unisa.edu.au/hawkecentre/events/2010events/EmotionalGeographies.asp
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'Not a Provenance, not a Collaboration: Lamparnu Kala! Interventions: experiments between Ethnography and Art', presented at Australian Anthropological Society Annual Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, 09 December 2009 - 11 December 2009
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'Art Under Occupation', presented at Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Australian National University, 26 November 2009 - 28 November 2009, http://aaanz.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/AAANZ-abstracts.pdf
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'In conversation with intercultural film theorist Prof. Laura Marks', presented at Flash: Art, Film, Culture, Centre for Contemporary Art and Politics, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, 13 October 2009 - 13 October 2009
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'In conversation with Indigenous filmmaker Warwick Thornton', presented at Flash: Art, Film, Culture, Centre for Contemporary Art and Politics, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, 13 October 2009 - 13 October 2009
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'Art Under Occupation', presented at Infectious: Crisis, Contagion and Communication Aesthetics, Center for Contemporary Art and Politics, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, 11 September 2009 - 11 September 2009
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'Implicated Touch and other Intercultural Demands of Central Desert Women’s Art. Art Historical and Anthropological Approaches to Central Desert Australian Aboriginal Art', presented at The Mary Jane Crowe Seminar Series, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA, 18 February 2009 - 18 February 2009
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, 'Texture, Tactility, and Touch: The Feminization of the Dreaming', presented at Icons of the Desert Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 14 February 2009 - 14 February 2009, https://aboriginalartandculture.wordpress.com/2009/01/01/exhibition-news-icons-of-the-desert/
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2009, Wurra Wiyi or Why I Love Speaking Warlpiri, The Voice of our Land, Federation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages
    Curatorial Outputs | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2008, Lamparnu Kala!, interventions: Experiments between Art and Ethnography, exhibited at: Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, 09 December 2008 - 03 February 2009, Lamparnu Kala!, interventions: Experiments between Art and Ethnography
    Conference Presentations | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2008, 'Introduction – The Ethnographer, The Artist, The Collaborator', presented at Neither Here nor There: Biennale of Sydney Constellation 1, Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, 18 June 2008 - 18 June 2008
    Conference Presentations | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2008, 'Affect and the Maternal', presented at Affect at the Interface: A Workshop on the Bio/Social Life of Affect, Centre for Contemporary Art and Politics, UNSW, 10 June 2008 - 10 June 2008
    Conference Presentations | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2008, 'The Politics of Affect and Aesthetics', presented at Articul8ate, University of Technology, 14 May 2008 - 14 May 2008
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2008, Sentiment and Absence: the “Stolen Generation” Apology, Sorry, Busby C, (ed.), St Mary’s University Art Gallery
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle JL, 2008, The Imperative to Feel: New Intercultural Australian Cinema, Unimaginable: Australian Chapter
    Conference Presentations | 2007
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2007, 'Introduction for Convened Panel: Intercultural Affect and the Politics of the Aesthetic Encounter] – The Politics of Exuberance: Intercultural Art and Affect', presented at Beyond Text: Synaesthetic and Sensory Practices in Anthropology, Manchester, UK, 30 June 2007 - 02 July 2007
    Conference Presentations | 2007
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2007, 'Art and the Intercultural: Why it Matters', presented at Research School of Pacific and Asia Studies Colloquium, Canberra, ACT, 14 March 2007 - 14 March 2007
    Conference Presentations | 2006
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2006, 'Aboriginal art as Interculture', presented at Australian Anthropological Society Annual Conference, Cairns, Queensland, 07 December 2006 - 09 December 2007
    Conference Presentations | 2006
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2006, 'The Presence of Absence: On Affect and the Intercultural in Dorothy Napangardi', presented at Re-materialising Colour: a two day interdisciplinary symposium,, Centre for Cross Cultural Research, Australian National University, Canberra, 06 September 2006 - 08 September 2006, https://www.materialworldblog.com/2007/02/re-materialising-colour/
    Conference Presentations | 2006
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2006, 'Keynote – On Affect and the Politics of Central Desert Art', presented at Is Affect Multicultural? Decolonizing Affect: A Symposium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 14 June 2006 - 16 June 2006
    Conference Presentations | 2005
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2005, 'Not so much Cruisin’ as Kickin’: Central Desert Painting as Affective “Drive”’', presented at Cruising Country: Automobilities in non-urban Australia, Cruising Country: Automobilities in non-urban Australia, 26 May 2005 - 28 May 2005
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Whose experience is it?: translating Central Desert Aboriginal paintings', presented at Sydney Society for Language and Culture, University of Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Breasted Embodiment and the aesthetic experience: the intercultural art of the Central Desert', presented at Colloquium: Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Phenomenology and Anthropology', presented at Australian Society for Continental Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Breasts, Bodies Canvas: Central Desert Women’s Painting and the Politics of the Aesthetic Encounter', presented at Australian and New Zealand Art Association Annual Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, -
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Intercultural Memory and Other Impossible Imperatives of Central Desert Art', presented at Time, Affect and Autobiographical Memory, Tusculum Museum and Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2004, 'Becoming Breasted: Contemporary Aboriginal Women’s Art from the Central Desert of Australia', presented at Migration, Affect and the Senses, Australian National University, -
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, 'On Breasted embodiment and other ways of experiencing Central Desert Painting', presented at Bod/mod Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, '[Plenary Address] Country, Skin, Canvas: the intercorporeal work of Kathleen Petyarre', presented at Mountain Devil Lizard Dreaming: Feminist Aesthetics meets Indigenous Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart, -
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, 'The imperative to feel: Central Desert Aboriginal art and the politics of the aesthetic encounter', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, New York University, NY, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, 'Why no more story?: the intercultural translation of Central Desert Paintings', presented at Humanities Research Institute, Stoney Brook, New York, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2003, '[Human Sciences Distinguished Lecture] The Imperative to feel: contemporary Aboriginal art from the Central Desert of Australia', presented at Institute for Ethnographic Research, George Washington University, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 2001
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2001, 'Inscribing Identity: Skin as Country in Central Desert Aboriginal Art', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, New York University, NY, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 2001
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2001, 'Impossible Identifications and Other Ethnographic Wounds', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 2000
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 2000, 'Inscribing Identity: Skin as Country in the Central Desert', presented at Australian Continental Philosophy Association, University of New South Wales, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1999
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1999, '’Free Timber’’: an exhibition of paintings by John von Sturmer', presented at Free Timber, Casula Power House, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1999
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1999, 'Shame about the Difference', presented at Millennium World Conference in Critical Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1998
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1998, 'The Trauma of Fieldwork and the Limits of Difference', presented at Trauma and Memory: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1998
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1998, 'Who are You?: the name, the person and the imperative of the sign', presented at Encore Le Corps, Women’s College, Sydney University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1998
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1998, 'On Loss, Lies and License', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1997
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1997, 'Shame', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1997
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1997, 'Country, body, canvas: Meaning and Identity in Central Desert Aboriginal Women's Paintings', presented at Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, -
    Conference Presentations | 1997
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1997, 'Beyond Gender? Feminist Theory engages Reconciliation', presented at Papers Thrown up by the Present, Department of Women's Studies, University of Sydney, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1996
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1996, 'Shame', presented at The Politics of Erotics, Philosophy and Women's Studies, Macquarie University, University of New South Wales and University of Western Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1996
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1996, 'Shame', presented at Bold, Philosophy and Women's Studies, Australian National University, Canberra., -
    Conference Presentations | 1996
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1996, 'Loss and the Letter: Warlpiri Figurations of the Proper Name', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1996
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1996, 'The Warlpiri Alphabet: on mimesis, writing and difference', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1995
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1995, 'The Anthropologist's Body or What it Means to Break your Neck in the Field', presented at Colloquium: Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1995
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1995, 'The Anthropologist's Body or What it Means to Break your Neck in the Field', presented at Colloquium: Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney, Sydney, -
    Conference Presentations | 1988
    Professor Jennifer Biddle
    Biddle J, 1988, 'On Translation: Jacques Derrida and Roman Jacobson', presented at Derrida and the Politics of Writing (Gayatri Spivak, Convener), International Summer Institute for Semiotics and Structural Studies (ISISSS), Vancouver, CANADA, -

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