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Dr Daniel Elborne

Dr Daniel Elborne
Name Daniel Elborne
Position Casual Employment
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A258
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1205
Extension 1205
Qualifications BCA USQ , BA(Hons) USQ , PhD USQ

Research interests
Art based on atrocities
Memorialisation (both in a historical and contemporary context)
Post-Holocaust representation
Post-traumatic representation
Representational limitations (associated with visual art)
Practice-led research
Installation-based practice
'The sublime' as it applies to contemporary art.
'Affect theory' as it applies to contemporary art.
'Memory theory' (both individual and collective) as it applies to contemporary art.
'The multiple' as it applies to contemporary art.
Contemporary ceramics
Experiential art
The debate of art vs craft

Industry affiliations
National Association of the Visual Arts (NAVA)
The Australian Ceramics Association (TACA)
Australian National Veterans Arts Museum, Melbourne (ANVAM)
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery (TRAG)
Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark
Ateliers Fourwinds Residency Center, France
National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)

Currently teaching courses/programs
VSA1002 – Introduction to Contemporary Art Practice
VSA2002 – Contemporary Art Practice 2
VSA3004 – Contemporary Art Practice 4
VSA1005 - Visual Arts Project 1
VSA2004 – Visual Arts Project 2
VSA2005 - Visual Arts Project 3
BCA 3001 - BCA Project A
BCA3002 - BCA Project B

Research most recent
Deathgate: Art After Atrocity: Post-Holocaust Representation and Affect [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Deathgate by Dan Elborne, Feature article, interview and cover image, Memoria: Memory, History, Education, No.20, publication produced by the Auschwitz
Birkenau Memorial and Museum, Poland.

Deathgate, Feature article, the Journal of Australian Ceramics, Vol 58 no 2.

Research most notable
The Death Gate and the Power of Human Touch, Q&A article, the Journal of Australian Ceramics, Vol 55 no 3.

Dan Elborne’s Brutal Beauty, by Dr David Akenson in Ceramics: Art and Perception, international journal.

Publications in ePrints

Berghofer, Peta and Jenkins, Kyle and Usher, David and Spurrier, Stephen and Walker, Gwen and Young, Emily and Park, Johanna and Finlay, Olivia and Johnson, RhiORCID: and Abkin, Gary and Elborne, Daniel and McLean, TarnORCID: and McAleer, Damien and McPherson, Karri and Neuman, Sarah and Osborn, Peter and Oxenford, Laurie and Parker, Catherine and Payton, Stephen and Pottinger, Sandy and Quapoor, Danish and Taylor, Brodie (2021) Fragile States. [A Visual Arts collection]

Elborne, Dan (2019) Art after atrocity: post-Holocaust representation and affect. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]