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Dr David Akenson

Name David Akenson
Position Lecturer (Visual Arts Theory)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A245
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1126
Extension 1126
Email
Qualifications BA(Hons) Griffith , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified ( 190599 )
  • Visual Arts not elsewhere classified ( 360699 )
  • Art History ( 360199 )

Research interests
Modern art, Australian art, contemporary art, art history, German Idealism, Continental philosophy and aesthetic theory. In particular, I am interested in the relationship between art and life.



Publications in ePrints

Coleman, Ellie and Scollen, Rebecca and Batorowicz, BeataORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4915-8357 and Akenson, David (2021) Artistic Freedom or Animal Cruelty? Contemporary Visual Art Practice That Involves Live and Deceased Animals. Animals, 11 (3):812. pp. 1-14. ISSN 2076-2615

Akenson, David and Heckenberg, Robyn (2017) Our languages matter: an exhibition for NAIDOC 2017 at Artsworx, USQ. [Other Creative Art collection]

Akenson, David (2014) Dan Elborne's brutal beauty. Ceramics Art and Perception, 24 (95). pp. 36-39. ISSN 1035-1841

Akenson, David (2013) Curiouser and curiouser: studio research at the University of Southern Queensland. [A Creative/Applied Media collection]

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified ( 190599 )
  • Visual Arts not elsewhere classified ( 360699 )
  • Art History ( 360199 )