Researcher

Dr Grant Stevens

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Visual arts, Screen and digital media, Photography, video and lens-based practice

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Biography

Grant Stevens, Deputy Head of School (Art) at UNSW Art & Design, is an artist and academic with expertise in contemporary art practice and theory. His teaching, research and practice focus on the relationships between photography, moving image, and emerging digital cultures.

Stevens’ artworks have been exhibited widely, including at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, the National Gallery of...view more

Grant Stevens, Deputy Head of School (Art) at UNSW Art & Design, is an artist and academic with expertise in contemporary art practice and theory. His teaching, research and practice focus on the relationships between photography, moving image, and emerging digital cultures.

Stevens’ artworks have been exhibited widely, including at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney), the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne), the Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane) as well as in galleries and museums nationally and internationally. His works have received numerous awards, grants and prizes, and he has undertaken residencies in Los Angeles, Shenzhen, Bundanon, and Sydney. He is represented by Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney, and Starkwhite, Auckland.

Stevens completed his PhD in 2007 at the Queensland University of Technology. His ongoing research continues to examine the relationships between contemporary art, technology, and visual culture. Stevens has published on recent impulses in contemporary moving image art, as well as the impacts of digital culture on teaching and learning. His current research examines responses in contemporary art to emerging cultures of wellness and wellbeing.

Stevens has experience teaching across theory and practice, with a particular emphasis on photography and moving image art. He has supervised PhD and MFA candidates across a diverse range of domains, including fine arts, media arts, fashion, and art theory.

 

www.grantstevens.net

 

 


My Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology

Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Queensland University of Technology


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Stevens has supervised postgraduate candidates across a diverse range of contemporary art practice, including photography, moving image, performance art, socially-engaged art, painting, sculpture, text-based art, and media arts. Supervised postgraduate candidates have also examined art theory and practice in relation to various discourses on digital culture, film, aesthetics, the archive, self-help, linguistics, conceptual fashion, neoliberalism, accelerationism, the anthropocene, and postcolonial studies.


Currently supervising

Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, MFA (joint with Diana Baker Smith)

Nicolette Page, MFA (joint with Izabela Pluta)

 

Completed supervisions

Beth Dillon, MFA (joint with Julie Louise Bacon)

Emily Galicek, MFA (joint with Diana Baker Smith)

Genevieve Felix Reynolds, MFA (joint with Clare Milledge)

Gerwyn Davies, PhD (joint with Rochelle Haley)

Kieran Bryant, MFA (joint with Timothy Gregory)

Kirsten Drewes, PhD (joint with Rochelle Haley)

Miguel Valenzuela, PhD (joint with Toni Ross)

Min Wong, MFA (joint with Clare Milledge)

Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer, MFA (joint with Debra Phillips)

Samuel Hodge, MFA (joint with Diana Baker Smith)

Skye Wagner, MFA (joint with Debra Phillips)

 

 

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Location

UNSW Art & Design

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