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Dr

Susan Lowish

Senior Lecturer In Australian Art History
Culture And Communication
art history
rock art
australian art history
art historiography
digital archives
social sciences
arts & humanities
art
origins of art
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Dr

Susan Lowish

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Cultural Heritage
Susan Lowish's Profile Picture
Dr

Susan Lowish

 

Susan Lowish is Senior Lecturer in Australian Art History in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, where she teaches Australian art history, contemporary Aboriginal art and new media art. Over the years she has worked closely with the Ara Irititja Project – one of the largest, longest running, and most successful community archival and digitisation projects in Australia.

Susan’s other research projects include: “Aboriginal young people in regional Victoria and Digital Storytelling: Supporting digital literacy through a local community approach” (awarded a grant by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network), which included the development of a storytelling app with Aboriginal young people; and “Aboriginal Art on Display: the History and Theory of Exhibitions” (Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme). She has published widely on Indigenous Collections, digital image archives for Australian art history, and rock art.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 56 most recent scholarly works by Susan Lowish.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

2019 Faculty of Arts Inaugural Teaching Excellence Award

Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne

2019

Best Book Prize http://aaanz.info/prizes/2019-prizes/

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Australian Art History

Culture And Communication

Member

International Australian Studies Association (InASA)

Member

Australian Archaeological Association (AAA)

Member

Association of Art Historians (UK)

Member

Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA)

Victorian Representative (2009-2012)

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ)

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

Monash University

Master of Arts in Critical and Cultural Theory

Monash University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)

University of Tasmania

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts

University of Tasmania

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