A/Prof. Dirk De Bruyn

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Screen and Design

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Arts, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2003
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2012

Research interests

Experimental Animation
The representation of trauma in moving images.

moving images

the production of

technical images

Teaching interests

Animation and Digital Culture
Animated Documentary

The History of Technique

Knowledge areas

Experimental Film

Experimental Animation

Trauma Studies

Australian Animation

Avant-Garde Cinema

Technical Image Studies

Expanded Cinema and Performance

Publications

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2016

Two films by Jean-Claude Bustros

D De Bruyn

(2016), pp. 26-33, Found footage magazine, [Madrid, Spain], C1

journal

Thresh, hold

D De Bruyn

(2016), pp. 150-165, Imaging the City: art, creative practices and media speculations, Bristol, Eng., B1

chapter

Neil Taylor's experimental animation: the technical habitus as aesthetic trace

D De Bruyn

(2016), Vol. September 2016, pp. 1-12, Senses of cinema, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Dancing Dandenong: the poetics of spatial politics

D De Bruyn, G D'Cruz, S Mcleod, S McIntyre

(2016), pp. 77-95, Contemporary publics: shifting boundaries in new media, technology and culture, Basingstoke, Eng., B1

chapter

Swayers

D de Bruyn

(2016), Hobart, Tas., J1

works

New Australian

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

A tissue of denials: film retrospective (1979-2016)

D De Bruyn

(2016), ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany, J1

works

Material damage: 4 projector film performance

D De Bruyn

(2016), Media Theatre ZKM Karlruhe, Germany, J1

works

A cavalcade of erasures: an educational audio-visual presentation

D De Bruyn

(2016), Karlsruhe, Germany, J1

works

Hillegonda: 3 projector performance

D De Bruyn

(2016), Founders Gallery VCA, Melbourne, J1

works

Dirk de Bruyn: Australian master + Q&A

D De Bruyn

(2016), ACMI Cinemas: Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, J2

works

Dissociation

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

1958

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

Somewhere else

A Lam, D de Bruyn

(2016), Green Papaya Projects, Quezon City, Philippines, J1

works

Re-processing The Mystical Rose

D De Bruyn

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-1, Animation studies online journal, Valencia, Calif., C1

journal
2015

East meets West

D de Bruyn

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Sprockets

D de Bruyn

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

The house that we live In: Dirk de Bruyn film retrospective

D De Bruyn

(2015), Academic Film Centre, Belgrade, Serbia., J2

works

Knights moves

D De Bruyn

(2015), Vol. 1, pp. 38-47, Found footage magazine, Spain, C1

journal

2nd hand cinema

D de Bruyn

(2015), [Barcelona, Spain], J2

works

Vision

D de Bruyn

(2015), New York, N.Y., J2

works

Three films by Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn

(2015), LongPlay, 318 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North, J2

works

Material damage: expanded cinema

D De Bruyn

(2015), Audio Foundation, 4 Poynton Terrace, Auckland CBD, J2

works

ThreshHold

D de Bruyn, C Bradford

(2015), Belgrade, Serbia, J1

works

Chamber music in painting photography film

D De Bruyn

(2015), TCB Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Lalula

D de Bruyn

(2015), Cuernavaca, Mexico, J2

works
2014

The performance of trauma in moving image art

Dirk de Bruyn

(2014), Newcastle upon Tyne, A1

book

Thresholds of technological remembering

D De Bruyn

(2014), pp. 1-294, Nodem 2014: Engaging Spaces ? Interpretation, Design and Digital Strategies, Warsaw, Poland, E1

conference

Found Found Found

D De Bruyn

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 1-1, NECSUS : European Journal of Media Studies, Amsterdam , Netherlands, J2

works

Empire

D de Bruyn

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J2

works

The house that eye live in

D De Bruyn, S McIntyre, R Pitman

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J1

works

The death of place

D de Bruyn

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J1

works

MSU outside projection

D De Bruyn

(2014), Zagreb, Croatia, J2

works

Night visions

D De Bruyn

(2014), Liaison of Independent Filmmakers, 1137 Dupont Street, Toronto, J2

works

Projection art

D De Bruyn

(2014), Little Malop Street, Geelong, J2

works

Live Soundtracks: The film works of Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn, Nat Grant

(2014), Longplay, J2

works

Multitudes : An immersive performance of light and music

D De Bruyn

(2014), Conduit Arts, J2

works

Partially Digested

D De Bruyn

(2014), The Tote, Fitzroy, J2

works

Found found found : Films and Videos by Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn

(2014), CineCycle, 129 Spadina Avenue, J2-1

works

A Sampled OZ Hystery: Australian Alternative Film from the 60s to the Present

D De Bruyn

(2014), VideoFag 187 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, Canada, J2-1

works
2013

Recovering the hidden through found-footage films

D de Bruyn

(2013), pp. 89-104, Carnal knowledge : towards a new materialism through the arts, London, England, B1

chapter

Performing the 1950s New Australian

D de Bruyn

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-11, Scan : journal of media culture, Sydney, N. S. W, C1

journal

Experiments

D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

i1234m

D de Bruyn

(2013), Gertrude Contemporary, Fitzroy, Vic., J1

works

WAP

D de Bruyn

(2013), Perth, W.A., J1

works

Telescope

D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1-1

works

Alterations

P Carter, E Carter, S You, D de Bruyn, G D'Cruz, S McLeod

(2013), Dandenong, Vic., J2

works

Materialist performance in the digital age

D de Bruyn

(2013), pp. 1-1, Screening the past, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Film: Material

D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Lacan Palestine : presentation and film screening

D de Bruyn, G D'Cruz

(2013), Dandenong, Vic., J2

works

History is our audience

K Fliedner, D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Occupy this: a dialogic derive

G D'Cruz, D de Bruyn

(2013), pp. 1-3, ISEA 2013 : Resistance is futile : Proceedings of the 2013 International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Sydney, NSW, E1

conference

PORTFOLIO: Experimental Cinema (2008-2013)

D De Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1-1

works

PORTFOLIO: Film as Performance (2008-2013)

D De Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1-1

works

PORTFOLIO: The Unwanted Land (2010-2011)

D De Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1-1

works
2012

Glass : re-materializing the digital screen

D de Bruyn

(2012), Glassimations : Deakin University Art Gallery, Burwood, Vic., J2

works

Blind alleys, blinding and blinded aliens : mapping the outer limits of the technical image

D de Bruyn

(2012), pp. 44-50, Expanded architecture : avant-garde film + expanded cinema + architecture, Berlin , Germany, B1

chapter

BlackBox4

D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

The ladder awry

D de Bruyn, P Carter, E Carter

(2012), Healesville, Vic., J2

works

Telescope

D de Bruyn

(2012), Shanghai, China, J1

works

Frames

D de Bruyn

(2012), Kuala Lumper, Malaysia, J1

works

Understanding science

D de Bruyn

(2012), Fitzroy, Vic., J1

works

Catalogue notes for black noise

D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Bridges

D de Bruyn

(2012), Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, J1

works

Click if you like this or occupy as spectacle : situationism and a technological derive

G D'Cruz, D de Bruyn

(2012), Federation Hall, Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

The performing frame

G D'Cruz, D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Oz@1950

D de Bruyn

(2012), Bangkok Thailand, J2

works

Glassimations

L Torre, I Tazzyman, D de Bruyn, D Torre, D Feeney, M Eliott, J McGrath, T Moore, A Boell, L Whitmore

(2012), Deakin University Art Gallery, J2

works

Click if you like this, or OCCUPY as spectacle : a technological derive

G D'Cruz, D de Bruyn

(2012), pp. 106-118, 2012 Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference Proceedings, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2011

Flusser's death rattle

D de Bruyn

(2011), Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley, J1

works

Never say never

D de Bruyn

(2011), Waikato, N.Z., J2

works

Expanded cinema

D de Bruyn, J Stern, A Magen

(2011), Ecoplex, J2

works

Film and lecture Dirk de Bruyn special screening : Conversations with my Mother

D de Bruyn

(2011), The Hague, Netherlands, J2

works

Lanterenfanten

D de Bruyn

(2011), Museum Beelden aan Zee, J1

works

Uneasily along the sand

P Carter, D de Bruyn, E Carter, C Williams

(2011), Old Mildura Station - Cottage and Woolshed, J2

works

Untitled : live film performance

D de Bruyn

(2011), Apiary Studios, J2

works

Untitled : live cinema performance

D de Bruyn, I Helliwell

(2011), Sallis Benney Theatre, J2

works

Untitled : expanded cinema performance

D de Bruyn

(2011), Shanghai, China, J1

works

Opening

D de Bruyn, P Carter, S You

(2011), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works
2010

The Netherlands : Australia

D de Bruyn

(2010), pp. 113-121, The unwanted land, Scheveningen, B1

chapter

Char hit frames

D De Bruyn

(2010), [Melbourne, Vic], J2

works

Dancing out of trauma : from Charcot's hysteria to Haitian voudoun

D de Bruyn

(2010), pp. 96-108, Trauma, media, art : new perspectives, Newcastle, England, B1

chapter

The unwanted land

T Ang, D Bade, D De Bruyn, S van Kerkoff, R Ridgway, R Struik

(2010), The Hague, Netherlands, J2

works
2009

Performing a traumatic effect : The films of Robert Breer

D De Bruyn

(2009), pp. 20-28, Animation studies, Valencia, Calif., C1

journal

An animated dialogue : moving into the local

A Third, D De Bruyn

(2009), Vol. 3, pp. 1-7, Animation studies, Valencia, Calif., C1

journal

Lanternfanten

D De Bruyn, J Stern

(2009), Utrecht, The Netherlands, J1

works

Retinex reflux

D De Bruyn

(2009), Wellington, New Zealand, J1

works

Old traces on a new body

D De Bruyn

(2009), pp. 959-962, Crossing cultures : conflict, migration and convergence : the proceedings of the 32nd International Congress of the History of Art, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Analogue stress

D De Bruyn

(2009), Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions New Dimension in Visual Experience, Tokyo, Japan, J1

works

Folding history back onto itself

D De Bruyn

(2009), FHAANZ 2008 : Proceedings of the XIVth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand : Remapping cinema, remaking history, Dunedin, New Zealand, E1-1

conference

Communicating the 'unspeakability' of violent acts in cinema

D De Bruyn

(2009), pp. 1-14, Session 10: Violence in Film conference proceedings, Budapest, Hungary, E1

conference

A brief choice of films

D De Bruyn, J Stern

(2009), Rotterdam, Netherlands, J2

works

Byron Bay hysteria

D de Bruyn

(2009), London, England, J2

works

H2

D De Bruyn

(2009), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, J2

works
2008

Fractured urban memories

D De Bruyn

(2008), pp. 191-201, Frameworks, artworks, place: the space of perception in the modern world, Amsterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Dys-membering traum a dream

D De Bruyn

(2008), pp. 1-7, IM : interactive media, Australia, C1

journal

Expanded cinema

D De Bruyn

(2008), Paonia, Colorado, J1

works

Inside the outside

D De Bruyn, S Brous

(2008), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

The outer limits of read-ability

D De Bruyn

(2008), Perth, W.A., J2

works

Plagiarism

D De Bruyn

(2008), London, England, J2

works

The Australian avant-garde: Dirk de Bruyn screening

D De Bruyn

(2008), Manhattan, U.S.A., J2

works
2007

The body keeps the score

D De Bruyn

(2007), pp. 45-51, CADE 2007 : Proceedings of computers in art and design education conference: stillness, Perth, Australia, E1

conference

Retrospective screening program

D De Bruyn

(2007), Brisbane, Qld., J2

works

RemmbrMe

D De Bruyn

(2007), Sydney, Australia, J2

works
2006

Light play

D De Bruyn

(2006), Sydney, N.S.W., J1-1

works

Rote movie

D De Bruyn

(2006), Vancouver, Canada, J1

works
2005

Old Tom, new Tom

D De Bruyn

(2005), pp. 1-5, Online proceedings of the vital signs: creative practice and new media now Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Representing traumatic space

D De Bruyn

(2005), pp. 1-13, Imaginary worlds: image and space symposium, Sydney, E1

conference

Boerdery

D De Bruyn

(2005), Rotterdam, Netherlands, J1

works

The Comeback

D De Bruyn

(2005), Meredith, Vic., J1

works

Cinema without costs

D De Bruyn

(2005), Rotterdam, Netherlands, J1

works

Films by Dirk de Bruyn (1985-2005)

D De Bruyn

(2005), Melbourne independent filmmakers / compiled by Bill Mousoulis, Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

2nd Hand Cinema

D De Bruyn

(2005), Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, J1

works
2004

Reconstituting the invisible out of structure and repetition: a walk through diary V3.2.

D De Bruyn

(2004), pp. 1-4, Image, Text & Sound 2004 : the yet unseen : rendering stories., Carlton, Victoria, E1

conference

Dreaming dreaming

D De Bruyn

(2004), pp. 1-6, Double Dialogues #6: Anatomy and Poetics (Art & Pain II Conference), University of Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference

Dirk de Bruyn : Ancient damage

D De Bruyn

(2004), London, England, J2

works

Running

D De Bruyn

(2004), London, England, J1-1

works
2003

Diary V3-2

D De Bruyn

(2003), Brazil, J2

works
1990

Conversations with my mother

D de Bruyn

(1990), J1

works

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Landscape and Memory: the West Coast of Victoria

Prof Sanjay Srivastava, Prof Louise Johnson, Prof Michael Meehan, A/Prof Frances Devlin-Glass, A/Prof Dirk De Bruyn

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2 APAI

  • 2007: $12,813
  • 2006: $25,113

Other Public Sector Funding

Landscaping to Manufacturing: The Wool Industry in Geelong

Prof Clare Bradford, Prof Hisham Elkadi, A/Prof Dirk De Bruyn, Prof Andrea Witcomb, Dr Emily Potter

  • 2013: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

Landscape and Memory: the West Coast of Victoria

Prof Sanjay Srivastava, Prof Louise Johnson, Prof Michael Meehan, A/Prof Frances Devlin-Glass, A/Prof Dirk De Bruyn

  • 2007: $2,500
  • 2006: $5,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Wendy Jennifer Beatty

Thesis entitled: Contemporary Photographic Landscape Practices and the Affective Gaze

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2012

Chao-Wang Wang

Thesis entitled: Inter-Generational Transmission of Taiwanese Traditional Arts through Digital Media

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences