Personal details

Name
Dr Rachael Haynes
Position(s)
Lecturer (Visual Arts)
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts
Phone
+61 7 3138 3253
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

National Association for the Visual Arts, Australia

Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

Biography

Rachael Haynes is a Lecturer in Visual Arts in the School of Creative Practice at QUT where she co-ordinates the 3rd year Open Studio program. Rachael completed her PhD, an exploration of the ethics of exhibition practice examining encounters between artworks and audiences in terms of difference, in 2009, with the support of an Australian Postgraduate Award for research. Her current research investigates feminist ethics, archives and activism through pedagogical, curatorial and collaborative strategies. Her work has been exhibited widely in independent spaces, most recently with solo exhibitions at Kuiper Projects (Brisbane, 2018), BUS Projects (Melbourne, 2017), Blindside Gallery (Melbourne, 2015), Seventh Gallery (Melbourne, 2015), Metro Arts (Brisbane, 2015) and FirstDraft (Sydney, 2014). Collaborative projects with LEVEL have been presented in Australia and internationally, including at ACCA (Melbourne, 2017), GOMA (Brisbane, 2014), the MCA (Sydney, 2013) and Performance Space (Sydney, 2012). Rachael has been actively involved with independent and artist-run activity since 2010 and has served on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), was a founding member of the feminist collective LEVEL (2010-2018) and the Gallery Director of Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space (2012-2018).

This information has been contributed by Dr Rachael Haynes.

Teaching

Rachael coordinates the 3rd year Visual Arts Open Studio program and the Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition at QUT. She received a QUT Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, in 2010. Her research and teaching focus includes:

  • Contemporary international and Australian art
  • Feminist philosophy and pedagogy
  • Feminist art
  • Curating and exhibition practice
  • Artist collectives, collaboration and alternative institutions
This information has been contributed by Dr Rachael Haynes.

Publications


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

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Conjuring Alterity: Refiguring the Witch and the Female Scream in Contemporary Art
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Courtney Pedersen
  • The Global Contemporary and Japanese Women Artists' Practices in Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Andrew McNamara
  • Artists as Living A(na)rchivists: An Examination of Living Archives as Participatory Media for the Artist- Run Sector
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Courtney Pedersen
  • That's Entertainment? Connecting curation and digital design for the museum presentation of popular culture
    Professional Doctorate, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Mark Pennings
  • Mother - Chef - Machine: Food relationships in creative participatory contexts
    Masters by Research, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Mr Charles Robb, Dr Shannon Satherley

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)