PROF Anne Marsh

PROF Anne Marsh


  • Performance art, photography, feminism, art history and theory



  • Dr Anne Marsh is Professorial Research Fellow at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne. Anne is author of Performance Ritual Document (Macmillan 2014), LOOK: Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980 (Macmillan 2010), Pat Brassington: This is Not a Photograph (Quintus/University of Tasmania, 2006), The Darkroom: Photography and the Theatre of Desire (Macmillan, 2003) and Body and Self: Performance Art in Australian, 1969-1992 (Oxford University Press,1993) which was recently revised and published as a kindle edition. Anne has published hundreds of essays, journal articles, exhibition catalogues and reviews. She was the Herald Sun art critic 1994-1997 and she has been the Melbourne contributing editor for Eyeline: Contemporary Visual Arts since 1997.    


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Anne has received two ARC Discovery grants as solo Chief Investigator: Contemporary Australian Photography (2005-2008) and Remediation: Performance Art and Video Performance (2009-2011). Anne was one of four chief investigators on the ARC Linkage project Photography as a Crime (2009-2012), which investigates photography in public space (with Daniel Palmer, Melissa Miles, Mark Davison and the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne). The Culture of Photography in Public Space (ed. Marsh, Miles, Palmer) is in press with Intellect to be released in 2015. In 2007 she received an Australia Council New Work grant for LOOK.   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2001
  • MA, Monash University 1992
  • BA, University of South Australia 1978



Available for supervision

  • N

Supervision Statement

  • Research fields include: contemporary Australian art, photography and performance art. Feminism and art theory.