A/Prof. Dirk De Bruyn

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Screen and Design

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Education

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

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

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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2021

Lost and found: an avant-garde trajectory into the audiovisual essay

Dirk De Bruyn

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 73-86, Media practice and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Lynsey Martin: A Case study in 1970s Australian Experimental Animation

Dirk De Bruyn

(2021), Journal of Contemporary Animation, Shanghai, C1

journal article
2020

A Resilient Ann Arbor Digs Deep

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), pp. 1-1, Senses of Cinema, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Repetition, Flicker, and Sound in the Films of Paul Sharits

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), pp. 1-1, Animation Studies 2.0, [Online], C1

journal article

Dancing into Acoustic Space

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), Vol. 15, Animation Studies, C1

journal article

Rotunda

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), Zeiss Planetarium, Jena, Germany, JO1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Covid Backyard

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), [Online], JO1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Cineinfinito #134: Homecomings

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), Madrazo, Spain, JC2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Cineinfinito #133 Dirk de Bruyn (III) Kipling Street Garage/Walk/Boerdery

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), Madrazo, Spain, JC2

Non-Traditional Research Output

An Annotated death of Place

Dirk De Bruyn

(2020), [Online], JC1

Non-Traditional Research Output
2019

Lynsey Martin: a case study of 1970s Australian experimental animation

D De Bruyn

(2019), pp. 233-252, Global animation theory: international perspectives at Animafest Zagreb, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

The Rhizomatic underground of contemporary animation curatorship

Dirk De Bruyn

(2019), Senses of cinema, Melbourne, Victoria, C1

journal article

The unspeakable finds voice

Dirk De Bruyn

(2019), Senses of cinema, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Paul Winkler: Migrating from analog to digital practice

Dirk De Bruyn

(2019), pp. 1-1, Experimental Animation Symposium : Proceedings, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

conference

Cineinfinito Dirk de Bruyn (1976-9 and 1982-90)

Dirk De Bruyn

(2019), Centro Cultural Doctor Madrazo, JC2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Laying Bare the Anzac Legend: Interview with Köken Ergun

Dirk De Bruyn

(2019), pp. 1-1, Senses of Cinema, Melbourne, Vic., JO3

Non-Traditional Research Output
2018

Chasing rabbits out of the hat and into the SHEDding of childhood: Alice

Dirk De Bruyn

(2018), Senses of cinema, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Living in the past

D De Bruyn

(2018), Lisbon, Portugal, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Chanting

D De Bruyn

(2018), Wroclaw, Poland, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Chant En Couleur 2018

D De Bruyn

(2018), Geeling, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

An affinity for color

D De Bruyn

(2018), National Gallery of Art, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Recover

D De Bruyn

(2018), Bangalore, India/Bangkok, Thailand/Paris, France, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Telescope 2018

D De Bruyn

(2018), Groß-Enzersdorf, Austria, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Tainted waters passing under a bridge

D De Bruyn

(2018), Montreal, Quebec, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Found Found Found

D De Bruyn

(2018), Lisbon, Portugal, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2017

Lynsey Martin's formalism: the original, the copy and the clone

D De Bruyn

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 1-1, Screening the past, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Recover

D De Bruyn

(2017), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Re-vue

D De Bruyn

(2017), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Chant en Couleur

D De Bruyn

(2017), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Pop-Eye

D De Bruyn

(2017), Scienceworks, Spotswood, Melbourne, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Experimenta screening: MIMA yearbooks

D De Bruyn

(2017), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2016

Thresh, hold

D De Bruyn

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

book chapter

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

book chapter

Two films by Jean-Claude Bustros

D De Bruyn

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

journal article

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 article

Re-processing The Mystical Rose

D De Bruyn

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

journal article

Swayers

D de Bruyn

(2016), Hobart, Tas., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

New Australian

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

D De Bruyn

(2016), ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Material damage: 4 projector film performance

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

A cavalcade of erasures: an educational audio-visual presentation

D De Bruyn

(2016), Karlsruhe, Germany, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Hillegonda: 3 projector performance

D De Bruyn

(2016), Founders Gallery VCA, Melbourne, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Dirk de Bruyn: Australian master + Q&A

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Dissociation

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

1958

D de Bruyn

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Somewhere else

A Lam, D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
2015

Knights moves

D De Bruyn

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

journal article

East meets West

D de Bruyn

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Sprockets

D de Bruyn

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

2nd hand cinema

D de Bruyn

(2015), [Barcelona, Spain], J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Vision

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Three films by Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Material damage: expanded cinema

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

ThreshHold

D de Bruyn, C Bradford

(2015), Belgrade, Serbia, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Chamber music in painting photography film

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Lalula

D de Bruyn

(2015), Cuernavaca, Mexico, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2014

The performance of trauma in moving image art

D 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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Empire

D de Bruyn

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

The house that eye live in

D De Bruyn, S McIntyre, R Pitman

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

The death of place

D de Bruyn

(2014), Melbourne Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

MSU outside projection

D De Bruyn

(2014), Zagreb, Croatia, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Night visions

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Projection art

D De Bruyn

(2014), Little Malop Street, Geelong, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Live Soundtracks: The film works of Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn, N Grant

(2014), Longplay, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Multitudes : An immersive performance of light and music

D De Bruyn

(2014), Conduit Arts, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Partially Digested

D De Bruyn

(2014), The Tote, Fitzroy, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Found found found : Films and Videos by Dirk de Bruyn

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
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

book 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 article

Materialist performance in the digital age

D de Bruyn

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

journal article

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

Experiments

D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

i1234m

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

WAP

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Telescope

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Alterations

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

(2013), Dandenong, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Film: Material

D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Lacan Palestine : presentation and film screening

D de Bruyn, G D'Cruz

(2013), Dandenong, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

History is our audience

K Fliedner, D de Bruyn

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

PORTFOLIO: Experimental Cinema (2008-2013)

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

PORTFOLIO: Film as Performance (2008-2013)

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

PORTFOLIO: The Unwanted Land (2010-2011)

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
2012

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

book chapter

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

Glass : re-materializing the digital screen

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

BlackBox4

D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

The ladder awry

D de Bruyn, P Carter, E Carter

(2012), Healesville, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Telescope

D de Bruyn

(2012), Shanghai, China, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Frames

D de Bruyn

(2012), Kuala Lumper, Malaysia, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Understanding science

D de Bruyn

(2012), Fitzroy, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Catalogue notes for black noise

D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Bridges

D de Bruyn

(2012), Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

The performing frame

G D'Cruz, D de Bruyn

(2012), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Oz@1950

D de Bruyn

(2012), Bangkok Thailand, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
2011

Flusser's death rattle

D de Bruyn

(2011), Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Never say never

D de Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Expanded cinema

D de Bruyn, J Stern, A Magen

(2011), Ecoplex, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

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

D de Bruyn

(2011), The Hague, Netherlands, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Lanterenfanten

D de Bruyn

(2011), Museum Beelden aan Zee, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Uneasily along the sand

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

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Untitled : live film performance

D de Bruyn

(2011), Apiary Studios, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Untitled : live cinema performance

D de Bruyn, I Helliwell

(2011), Sallis Benney Theatre, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Untitled : expanded cinema performance

D de Bruyn

(2011), Shanghai, China, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Opening

D de Bruyn, P Carter, S You

(2011), Melbourne, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output
2010

The Netherlands : Australia

D de Bruyn

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

book chapter

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

book chapter

Char hit frames

D De Bruyn

(2010), [Melbourne, Vic], J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

The unwanted land

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

(2010), The Hague, Netherlands, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2009

Performing a traumatic effect : The films of Robert Breer

D De Bruyn

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

journal article

An animated dialogue : moving into the local

A Third, D De Bruyn

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

journal article

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

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

Lanternfanten

D De Bruyn, J Stern

(2009), Utrecht, The Netherlands, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Retinex reflux

D De Bruyn

(2009), Wellington, New Zealand, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Analogue stress

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

A brief choice of films

D De Bruyn, J Stern

(2009), Rotterdam, Netherlands, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

Byron Bay hysteria

D de Bruyn

(2009), London, England, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

H2

D De Bruyn

(2009), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
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

book chapter

Dys-membering traum a dream

D De Bruyn

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

journal article

Expanded cinema

D De Bruyn

(2008), Paonia, Colorado, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Inside the outside

D De Bruyn, S Brous

(2008), Melbourne, Vic., J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

The outer limits of read-ability

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Plagiarism

D De Bruyn

(2008), London, England, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output

The Australian avant-garde: Dirk de Bruyn screening

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
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

Non-Traditional Research Output

RemmbrMe

D De Bruyn

(2007), Sydney, Australia, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
2006

Light play

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Rote movie

D De Bruyn

(2006), Vancouver, Canada, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output
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

Non-Traditional Research Output

The Comeback

D De Bruyn

(2005), Meredith, Vic., J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Cinema without costs

D De Bruyn

(2005), Rotterdam, Netherlands, J1

Non-Traditional Research Output

Films by Dirk de Bruyn (1985-2005)

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output

2nd Hand Cinema

D De Bruyn

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

Non-Traditional Research Output
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

Non-Traditional Research Output

Running

D De Bruyn

(2004), London, England, J1-1

Non-Traditional Research Output
2003

Diary V3-2

D De Bruyn

(2003), Brazil, J2

Non-Traditional Research Output
1990

Conversations with my mother

D de Bruyn

(1990), J1

Non-Traditional Research Output
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The multi-layered image and its visual artifacts (2017-19)

Dirk De Bruyn

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Non-Traditional Research Output

The performance of Traumatic Experience (2017-19)

Dirk De Bruyn

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Non-Traditional Research Output

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, A/Prof Emily Potter

  • 2013: $5,000

Synthetic Scene Creation for Visible Signature Analysis

A/Prof Dirk De Bruyn

  • 2021: $36,476
  • 2020: $126,735
  • 2019: $190,102
  • 2018: $126,735

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
2021

Dennis Tupicoff

Thesis entitled: Matters of Life and Death: my animated films (1976-2019)

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2017

Wendy Jennifer Beatty

Thesis entitled: Contemporary Photographic Landscape Practices and the Affective Gaze

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2019

Kristina Kraskov

Thesis entitled: Ethics in the Suburbs: An Exegesis of the film The King of Frankston

Master of Arts, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2018

Louise Heidi Morris

Thesis entitled: OUT OF THE RUINS- Australian Sites, Inspirited Landscapes and the Social Sacred

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

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