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Personal

Name
Dr Daniel McKewen
Discipline *
Visual Arts and Crafts
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ)

National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) (Professional member)

Institute of Modern Art (Member)

Keywords

art, digital media, video, screen culture, creative practice, popular culture, fandom, installation

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Daniel McKewen is a Lecturer in Visual Arts at QUT where he teaches Digital Media and Studio Practice units. He is also a visual artist whose practice investigates the intersections of contemporary art, popular culture, and the entertainment and financial industries.  In 2013 he was awarded his Doctorate of Philosophy from QUT for his thesis The Art of Being a Fan: Complicity and Criticality in Contemporary Art and Fandom. His artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally since 2006, and is held in public and private collections. Daniel is a founding member and serves on the board of Boxcopy a contemporary art space which provides exhibition opportunities and support for emerging artists, writers and curators. Daniel also serves on the board of Metro Arts. His artwork is represented by Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

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Teaching

Daniel coordinates Digital Media as well as teaching into Visual Arts Foundation and all years of Studio Art Practice. In 2012, he received a Vice-Chancellors Performance Fund award for his teaching.

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Experience

Daniel’s artwork has been included in numerous exhibitions both nationally and internationally including You Imagine What You Desire, the 19th Biennale of Sydney; and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne. He is also a founding member and serves on the board of Boxcopy a contemporary art space which provides exhibition opportunities and support for emerging artists, writers and curators. Daniel also serves on the board of Metro Arts. He received an Australia Council New Work grant in 2013, and an Australia Council Project grant in 2015. His artwork is represented by Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

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Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.