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"Drawing Out" - 7-9 April 2010, Melbourne Australia
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RMIT University & University of the Arts London
Drawing is a way of thinking
A creative collaboration between RMIT University and University of the Arts London.
DRAWING OUT is a trans-disciplinary conference. It explores drawing across the boundaries of disciplines. It addresses drawing as a way of thinking and communicating in the twenty-first century. Whoever we are, drawing is part of our everyday and professional lives.
The conference investigates the role of drawing in its widest possibilities, such as physical and virtual drawing; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices; digital schemas; fashion templates; architectural and engineering designs; creative writing; media and communications concepts; cartography and scientific schematics; architectural and mathematical modelling; business and financial mapping; legal, educational and political visualisations.
Submissions are sought from academics, industry professionals, practitioners and others engaged in the fields of:
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies; Animation & Interactive Media; Architecture; Art; Built Environment; Cartography; Commerce; Communications; Design; Engineering; Fashion; Film; Information Technology; Legal systems; Photography; Sciences;
Proposals for papers, workshops, panels and exhibitions are invited, as well as for other innovative modes of presentation. Proposals are sought in three broad streams, and might address (but are not limited to) the following sub themes:
1 – Drawing in / Drawing is a way of thinking
2 – Drawing out / Drawing is a way of mapping
3 – Drawing across / Drawing is a way of communicating
Submissions of abstracts and project proposals: Friday 23 October 2009
For full information on the call for papers, or to submit a paper, please contact the Conference Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
Convenor – Professor Elizabeth Grierson, Head of School, Art, RMIT University
Convenor – Professor Stephen Farthing, Director, The Centre for Drawing, University of the Arts London
Co-convenor – Keith Cowlishaw, Head of School, Fashion and Textiles, RMIT University