Dr Gali Weiss

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Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Research interests

Gali Weiss' arts practice has centred on drawing installations and the artist’s book, and currently on multimedia work comprising drawing, printmaking and photomedia, and sound. She has conducted practice-led research on notions of portraiture and diaspora, and continues to write and publish research on identity, subjectivity, material perceptions of time, and art and social/political engagement.

Conferences

Gali Weiss, 2015. ‘The Unstable Print: Material challenges in printmaking and the moving image’. Printmaking in the Post-Print Age: Critical and Creative Methods in the context of Contemporary Art and Society. Impact 9 International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China.

Gali Weiss & Barbara Kameniar, 2012. ‘Unfolding Projects: Afghan and Australian artist’s books collaborations.’ Intersections and Counterpoints. Impact 7 International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference, Monash University.

Gali Weiss, 2010. ‘Diasporic Looking’. Imaging Identity: media, memory and visions of humanity in the digital present symposium, National Portrait Gallery of Australia and the Research School of Humanities, Australian National University.

Gali Weiss, 2010. ‘Drawing the Affiliative Look’. Drawing Out transdisciplinary conference. Collaboration between RMIT Melbourne & The University of the Arts London, Melbourne.

Gali Weiss, 2008. ‘About Place: an art project of collaborations’. Joining the Dots…Creating Communities, Vicserve Mental Health Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Gali Weiss, 2007 ‘But it doesn’t look like me: Authenticity, the portrait, and diaspora’. Art and Authenticity conference, Research School of Humanities, Australian National University.

Awards

2009  Vice Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Research. Victoria University Melbourne
2005    Australian Postgraduate Award

1999    Collie Trust Scholarship. Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne.

1981 Beatrice S. Kulliner Award, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Publications

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2015

His daughter's father

Dr Gali Weiss

(2015), Melbourne, Vic, J2

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2014

Torn

Dr Gali Weiss

(2014), Melbourne, Vic., J1

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Dear Daughter

Dr Gali Weiss

(2014), Melbourne, Victoria, J1-1

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Quite distant before me

Dr Gali Weiss

(2014), Melbourne, Victoria., J2

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2013

Becoming an artist: life histories and visual images

Maria Tamboukou, Dr Gali Weiss

(2013), pp. 171-180, Oral history in the visual arts, London, Eng., B1-1

chapter

Unfolding projects: Afghan and Australian artist’s books collaborations

Dr Gali Weiss, Barbara Kameniar

(2013), pp. 496-503, Impact 7 : Proceedings of International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference: Intersections and Counterpoints 2014, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2010

Drawing the affiliative look

Dr Gali Weiss

(2010), pp. 1-8, Drawing Out 2010 : Proceedings of the international Transdisciplinary Conference on Drawing, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2008

The Anonymous Portrait

Dr Gali Weiss

(2008), Melbourne, Vic., J1-1

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