MONDAY 28 SEPTEMBER FEDERATION HALL 1 CINEMA 2 2 HUB SEMINAR ROOM 3 FOUNDERS GALLERY 4 ART AUDITORIUM 5 8:30 — 9:00 Coffee and Registrations 9:00 — 10:00 Keynote: Professor Karen Barad Special Presentation via Video Link Chair: Barbara Bolt 10:00 — 10:30 Morning Tea 10:30 — 12:30 Vibrant Matter, Kinetic Practices Chair: Estelle Barrett Animate Materiality Gyungju Chyon RMIT University Agential Relationships of Time, Matter, Movement and Experience in System-based Kinetic Sculpture (using Luc Besson’s "Lucy" as a Transversal Testing Ground) Laura Woodward Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne Performing Objects: Working in the Space Between Materiality and the Imagination Lynne Kent LaTrobe University Dancing with the Nonhuman Petra Gemeinboeck University of New South Wales 12:30 — 1:30 Lunch 1:30 — 3:30 The Work of the Work of Art Chair: Barbara Bolt Incidents and Situations: Artworks as Empirical Case Studies Ash Tower University of South Australia Surface Activations Andrea Eckersley Monash University With an Eye to Four Walls and Two Ears to the Ground: Making Art by Moving Through a House Lyndal Jones RMIT University More Than Material Terri Bird Monash University Non-Human Relationalities Chair: Barbara Bolt Anthropocene Interventions Susie Lachal RMIT School of Art Diffractions and Intra-actions for Multispecies Aesthetics Madeleine Boyd Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney Performing Landscape — Swinging Together Annette Arlander University of the Arts Helsinki Space, Textiles and Knowledge Making Chair: Robyn Creagh Textile Practice a Dialogue with Time and Space Al Munro Australian National University Listening with Knots: Making as Ethnography and Ethnography as Making Rachel Morgain Australian National University Spatial Interrelations: Exploring Collaborative Material Thinking Robyn Creagh Curtin University Lucy Irvine Spatialities of Playing, Learning and Vocal Expression Chair: James Oliver Children Post-Digital Play and the Aesthetics of Recruitment Bjorn Nansen, Darshana Jayemanne The University of Melbourne Thomas Apperely University of New South Wales Surface Accretions: Prototyping Posthumanist Learning Environments by Walking and Mapping an Immersive Cartography David Rousell Southern Cross University Ecocriticisms in Literature and Theatre Chair: James Oliver Material Ecocriticism and Posthuman Ethics in the Language of Theatre: Caryl Churchill’s “The Skriker” Mohebat Ahmadi The University of Melbourne Deleuze, New Materialism and an Australian Literature for Crises of Ecologies? David Harris Deakin University Architectural Atmospherics Chair: James Oliver The Look of Materiality: Ornament Without Matter Gevork Hartoonian University of Canberra The Energy Between Us: Two Affective and Intertwined Space Times Evoked by Architecture as Prelude to a Proper Sharing? Andrea Wheeler and Aniket Nagdive Iowa State University, Department of Architecture Film Matters Chair: Ilona Hongisto Peter Gidal’s Challenge to the New Materialisms Kari Yli-Annala Aalto University, Helsinki Film-making with Objects: Relational Cinema Bogna Konior Hong Kong Baptist University Gestures of Diffraction: Cell Division and the Film Edit Kim Sargent-Wishart Victoria University Framing as Immanent Evaluation: Performative Entanglements in Post-Soviet Eastern European Documentary Ilona Hongisto University of Turku, Finlandand The University of Melbourne, Australia Cultural Practices, Transversal Spaces Chair: Ilona Hongisto At the Barricade: Borderline Events and the Transversal Spatial Condition Dorita Hannah University of Tasmania On the Relationality of Mental and Material Forms Among Tibetan Nomads Gillian Tan Deakin University Between Steps: Exploring the Transformative Relationships Between Pilgrimage, Person, and Place Catherine Montes University of Queensland Mapping Disappearance through Transversal Material Practices in the Contemporary Hong Kong Spatial Politics Jo Law University of Wollongong Transversal Techniques and Group Subjects Laboratorium - 90 minutes Anna Munster University of New South Wales This hands-on laboratorium looks to activate processes of “listening in” differently to the transmission of real time. Participants are asked to bring along their own internet connected device (phone/tablet/laptop) and headphones/earbuds. Experiential Laboratory of Co-attuning Voice Laboratorium - 90 minutes Heidi Fast Aalto University School of Arts and Design This experiential labortorium will explore how we co-emerge with other humans and the surrounding non-human world through embodied sonority. This enquiry examines the relation of voice as vibrant matter and relational event to sensibility, by developing a vocal participatory framework.