Dr David Akenson
David Akenson is a researcher, artist and educator with over 25 years experience in the field. His research is centred on the intersection of art and social life, with a particular focus on how audiences engage with the creative arts. He has published on Kantian aesthetics, art studio practice and ethical practice.
|Lecturer in Visual Art||UniSQ||2010||2023|
Art history, theory and social practice.
Art theory, art practice and practice and theory intersections.
Fields of Research
- 360199. Art history, theory and criticism not elsewhere classified
- 360699. Visual arts not elsewhere classified
|Research Title||Supervisor Type||Level of Study||Commenced|
|The thesis topic aims to research contemporary art practice where a visual conflict exists between the familiar and the strange through trompe l¿oeil.||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2023|
|The Temporality of Nature||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2021|
|Artistic Wandering: The act of wandering as artwork||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2021|
|These Maps May Not Be Accurate: A Visual Response to Environmentally Impacted Geographical Locations||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2021|
|Entering the Zone Studio Approaches Inspiring Artistic Presence: The line and Area in Painting||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2019|
|101 Positions The Role Women Play in Erotic Art||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2015|
|Research Title||Supervisor Type||Level of Study||Completed|
|Site Specific Art: Post 20th Century Considerations||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2023|
|TALES FROM THE SUBURBAN GARDEN The Murarrie Neighbourhood Garden Project: Constructing Community Cohesion through Horticultural Practice||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2022|
|Vegan artist: Exploring the ethical use of animals in contemporary art through a reconsideration of the vegan philosophy||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2021|
|Art after atrocity: Post-Holocaust representation and affect||Associate Supervisor||Doctoral||2019|
|The critical image: Ethics and the art of Vernon Ah Kee||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2017|
|Artist as Rhetor: Strategies for the Visual Communication of Artistic and Scientific Concepts||Principal Supervisor||Doctoral||2016|