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Assoc Prof Beata Batorowicz

Assoc Prof Beata Batorowicz
Name Beata Batorowicz
Position Associate Professor (Spatial Construction - Visual Arts)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A256
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1115
Extension 1115
Email
Qualifications BVisArt USQ , DVisArt Griffith
Homepage http://www.beatabatorowicz.com
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified ( 190599 )

Research interests
Contemporary Art, The role of narratives, mythology and fairytales within Western Art History, Cultural Theory, Feminist Theory, WWII history and creativity, creative resilience and immigration, practice-led research methodologies.

Industry affiliations
2014 - Current Member of Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, South Australia.
2011 – Current Member of Artisan Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.
2013 – Current Member of Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.
2010 – Current Member of Flying Arts Alliance, Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane, Queensland

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Teaching Award Recipient: USQ Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2016)

BCA4000 Research Methods in Studio Practice
BCA4001 Professional Studio Practice
VIS4000 Studio Practice and Project Development
BCA3000/1 Visual Arts Project A & B
VSA1000/1 Contemporary Art Practice- Sculpture
VSA2003/4 Contemporary Art Practice- Sculpture
VSA3004/5 Contemporary Art practice- Sculpture

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Program Coordinator, Doctor of Creative Arts
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Creative Arts

Research most recent
1. Gildersleeve, J & Batorowicz, B, 2017 'He is telling us fairy tales: parental anxiety and wartime childhood in Life is Beautiful, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Fairy Tales from Auschwitz' Holocaust Studies, A journal of Culture and History, Taylor & Francis, Routledge. ISSN 1750-4902 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17504902.2017.1340074

2. Kerby, Martin Charles and Baguley, Margaret Mary and Batorowicz, Beata Agnieszka and Clark, Linda Nicole (2017) Implementing a new doctor of creative arts program in the Chinese year of the fire monkey. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. ISSN 1474-0222

3. Batorowicz, Beata and Younger, Jay and Porch, Debra and Clark, Linda and Bezer, Ali and Ko, Christine and Coleman, Ellie and Carkeek, Amy (2016) Subversive spaces. [A Visual Arts collection]


Research most notable
2012 -2013 'Tales Within Historical Spaces' a touring solo exhibition and bilingual book publication partnered by QUT Art Museum, USQ and The Eugeniusz Geppert Art Academy in Wroclaw, Poland. This research project received financial assistance from Arts Queensland.
2011 'Re-enchantment' an interactive multi-platform documentary (online, ABC television and radio including major artists such as Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman). A film Art Doco production in association with Inside Out Productions, the AustralianFilm Commission and the University of Technology Sydney.


Publications in ePrints

Batorowicz, Beata and Williams, Megan and Reihana, Lisa and Baguley, Margaret and Clark, Linda and Coleman, Ellie and Shantz, Susan and Atkins, Amalie and Martin-Chew, Louise (2018) Dark rituals, magical relics. [A Visual Arts collection]

Batorowicz, Beata and Williams, Megan (2018) From the Little Art Spell Book (Dark Rituals, Magical Relics). [A Visual Arts collection]

Gildersleeve, Jessica and Batorowicz, Beata (2018) 'He is telling us fairy tales': parental anxiety and wartime childhood in Life is beautiful, The Boy in the striped pajamas and Fairy tales from Auschwitz. Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History, 24 (1). pp. 26-44. ISSN 1750-4902

Kerby, Martin Charles and Baguley, Margaret Mary and Batorowicz, Beata Agnieszka and Clark, Linda Nicole (2018) Implementing a new Doctor of Creative Arts program in the Chinese Year of the Fire Monkey. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 17 (3). pp. 323-344. ISSN 1474-0222

Batorowicz, Beata and Castro, Jason (2018) Linden Postcard Show 2018-2019 (Stag Mending Ritual & Magical Wolf Coat Photographic series). [A Visual Arts collection]

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified ( 190599 )