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Invitation to Apply: PhD Opportunities with NIEA

Kynan Tan and Andrew Brooks (NIEA PhD) Té, /Sculptures: 1 (2013), speaker cones, amplifiers, LED lights, microphones, P.A., computer

Invitation to Apply: PhD Opportunities with NIEA

The National Institute for Experimental Arts leads is Australia’s leading research body for arts-based and transdisciplinary practice and theory. Through arts-led thinking we generate new insights into globally important issues resulting in real-world outcomes.

NIEA encourages PhD applications that:
- cut across science, art, technology and critical theory
- use experimental methodologies
- seek genuine engagement with communities of practice

We are currently seeking prestigious Australian Research Council funded PhD applicants in:

1) ‘Experience Visualisation’ (associated with ARC Laureate project)
PhDs will be required to work on ARC Laureate fellowship with Prof Jill Bennet using immersive environments to model the embodied experience of mental health and brain ageing.

PhDs may focus on:-
-3D immersive design
-Phenomenological techniques for reporting subjective experience
-Public engagement and exhibition

For further information contact: Prof. Jill Bennett:

2) ‘Statistical Visualisation in Art and Science’
PhD will focus on:
innovative data visualisation of histories of statistical processes and visual forms; artistic, cultural and scientific histories and theories of statistical visualization, esp. pattern recognition and machine learning; development of citation tracking software;

For further information, contact Prof. Anna Munster:

Our researchers are global leaders, who can be contacted for information about postgraduate research in:

-Art and mental health; embodied perception and interaction; curatorial-led research. (Prof. Jill Bennett
-Media arts practices, histories and theories; (Prof Doug Kahn
-Sound, energies and the arts (Prof Doug Kahn
-Critical data visualization and computational practices and theories (Prof Anna Munster
-Visual anthropology; cross cultural arts and theory; Indigenous Art (A/Prof. Jennifer Biddle:



1 Aug 2017