Publications

Double War: Shaun Gladwell, Visual Culture and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, published by Thames & Hudson Australia.  Photo: Ossie Morris.  224 page, full colour, hard back. ISBN: 978-0-500-500054-5. Release date: 1 July 2015, RRP AU$49.99. Edited by Matt Price. Designed by Joe Gilmore / Qubik

"Gladwell’s Afghanistan proves to be ripe terrain from which Messham-Muir can prosecute the politics of visual culture that he establishes in his theoretical chapters"

 

Andrew Yip

(2016) 'Double War: Shaun Gladwell: Visual Culture and the Wars

in Afghanistan and Iraq, by Kit Messham-Muir,'

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, 16:1, 117

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
 
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Books


Messham-Muir, Kit. Double War: Shaun Gladwell, visual culture and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Port Melbourne: Thames & Hudson Australia (2015) Click to read Chapter 3

 

Beyond Region: Public Galleries in New South Wales, ed. Kit Messham-Muir. Sydney: Arts NSW & Australia Council, 2007 Click to see Google Books entry


Book Chapters

‘Conflict and Compromise: Australia’s Official War Artists and the “War on Terror”’, The Palgrave Handbook of Artistic and Cultural Responses to War – Volume 1: Australasia, the British Isles, and the United States.  Edited by Martin Kerby, Margaret Baguley and Janet McDonald.  Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, 467-483. [582 pages]

 

Messham-Muir, Kit. ‘Double Looking: The Political Sublime in Shaun Gladwell’s Behind Point-of-View Series’, in Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art. Edited by Cristina Albu and Dawna Schuld.  Oxford: Routledge, 2018, 95-106 [252 pages]

‘The Silent Centaur: Shaun Gladwell’s 1,000 Horses’, 1,000 Horses, Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2017

 

Messham-Muir, Kit. 'Three questions not to ask about art -- and four questions to ask instead', in A Year in the Life of Australia (2014), Sydney: Future Leaders (2014): 276-280 Click to read

 

Messham-Muir, Kit. 'Invention at the Social Scale (Social Configurations): Melting into the Texture of Everyday Life', Ecologies of Invention, Sydney: Sydney University Press (2013): 70-77 Click to read

 

Messham-Muir, Kit. ‘Double Looking: Shaun Gladwell in Afghanistan’. in Point-of-View - Afghanistan: Shaun Gladwell. Canberra: The Australian War Memorial, (2013): 8-15 Click to read


Messham-Muir, Kit. ‘Beneath the Pavement’. in Back to the City: Strategies for Informal Urban Interventions. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, (2009): 120-123 Click to read

Scholarly Journal Articles

‘The BADFAITH machine: The Phantom Point-of-View in Virtual Reality’. Artlink: Contemporary Art of Australia & Asia Pacific (December 2018): 12-19 Click to read

‘Conflict, Complicity and Ben Quilty’s After Afghanistan portraits’. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 18:1 (2018): 71-89 Click to read

‘It’s not that I’m afraid to die…’, Art Monthly 303 (Summer), 2017: 64-67 Click to read

 

‘Dani Marti: New York, Sydney, Cessnock’, Artlink: Contemporary Art of Australia & Asia Pacific 36:3 (September 2016) 72-75 Click to read

‘Into Darkness: Affect and Dark Space in Holocaust Exhibitions’. Journal of Curatorial Studies 4:3, (2015) 434–457 Click to read

 

‘Impossible Empathy: The Non-Documentary War Art of Shaun Gladwell’, On Journal, On Objects, Issue 1, Number 1, September (2014)
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‘History’s Actors in the Theatre of War: Images, Myths and the Frame in the War on Terror’. antithesis 22, (2012): 143-155 Click to read

 

‘From Tinkering to Meddling: Notes on engaging first year art theory students’.  Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 9:2 (2012) Click to read


‘Affect, Interpretation and Technology.’ Open Museum Journal. 7 (2005) Click to read


'Dark Visitations: The Possibilities and Problems of Experience and Memory in Holocaust Museums.’ Australian & New Zealand Journal of Art: Art and Ethics. 4:2, 5:1 (2004): 97-111 Click to read


‘Here We Are! National Museums of Postcolonial Australasia in a Post-Nation-State World’, World Literature Written in English: A Journal in Postcolonial and Commonwealth Writing 39:2 (2003): 71-83 Click to read


‘Reconciling the Local and the Global in the Art of Adam Cullen.’ Australian Studies. 17:1 (2002): 45 – 64 Click to read

Articles and Critical Reviews

‘Taking a VR trip in Shaun Gladwell’s floating planetoid skull’, The Conversation, 18 January 2017 Click to read

‘Dani Marti: New York, Sydney, Cessnock’, Artlink: Contemporary Art of Australia & Asia Pacific, 36:3, September 2016: 72-75 Click to read

‘The Walking Dead: why that final point-of-view shot tells us nothing’, The Conversation, 6 April 2016 Click to read

‘Sydney: Matthys Gerber, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’, Artforum, January 2016: 266-267 Click to read

 

‘Art and terror: a new kind of memorial’, The Conversation, 23 March 2016 Click to read

 

‘What 2015 Looked Like in Visual Art’, The Conversation, 14 December 2015 Click to read

 

‘Here’s Looking At: Blue Poles by Jackson Pollock’, The Conversation, 10 December 2015 Click to read

 

‘Painting a new path in life – Art’s redemptive power has great appeal’, The Newcastle Herald, 31 October 2015: 19 Click to read

 

'Vivid Sydney: contemporary art - or just a bright night out?', The Conversation, 22 May 2015 Click to read

 

‘Review: ‘I Am Still Alive’: On Kawara at the Guggenheim, New York’, The Conversation,10 March 2015 Click to read

 

‘Shaun Gladwell is returning to Sydney, and may not shed tears’, The Conversation, 4 March 2015 Click to read

 

‘‘You start with the image’: Marlene Dumas at the Tate Modern’, The Conversation, 19 February, 2015 Click to read

 

‘Review: Activating space, a little – Sarah Sze in London’, The Conversation, 10 February, 2015 Click to read

 

‘Why is Ben Quilty supporting two convicted drug smugglers?’, The Conversation, 29 January, 2015 Click to read

 

‘Three simple steps to understand art: look, see, think’, The Conversation, 21 October 2014 Click to read

 

‘It's too hard to love Primavera 2014 at Sydney's MCA’, The Conversation, 20 October 2014 Click to read

 

'A Manifesta without a manifesto: contemporary art in St Petersburg', The Conversation, 14 October 2014 Click to read

 

'Wim Delvoye’s astonishing art shows what’s lurking in the banal', The Conversation, 3 October 2014 Click to read

 

'Review: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen by Erik Jensen', The Conversation, 15 September 2014 Click to read

 

'Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead', The Conversation, 22 August 2014 Click to read

 

'Two artists go to war - Shaun Gladwell and Ben Quilty', The Conversation, 1 August 2014 Click to read

 

'Jeff Koons - a spectacle on the way to respectable', The Conversation, 25 July 2014 Click to read

 

'Ben Quilty at the Saatchi Gallery - Things Just Got Interesting', The Conversation, 9 July 2014 Click to read

 

‘TOUCH: The Portraiture of Dani Marti’, Art & Australia 49.3 (2012): 504 Click to read


‘In the MIME-Network’, Broadsheet 40.2 (2011), 123-125 Click to read

 

‘Book review: South Pacific Museums.’ Museums Australia Magazine (2007)


‘Tony Clark at Roslyn Oxley9.’ Eyeline 51 (2003): 60


‘Practices of the City.’ Kerb: Journal of Landscape Architecture. Sydney: University of NSW (2001): 6 – 11
 

‘David Griggs and Shaun Gladwell.’ Eyeline 46 (2001)


‘Franz Ehmann: Open Panorama & Soapbox, Installation Practices & Artists.’ Globe Online Arts Magazine (2000)


‘Dale Frank: Social Realism.’ Eyeline 31 (1996): 31-32


‘Review: Mishka Borowski.’ Art + Text 49 (1994): 75


‘Adam Cullen: Soft Material Facts.’ Eyeline 25 (1994): 42


‘Fresh Art Review.’ Eyeline 25 (1994): 50


‘Mishka Borowski at Pendulum.’ Eyeline 24 (1994): 43-44


'Fresh Art.’ Eyeline 25, Spring 1994, p.50


'1993, a Year in Reviews.’ Honi Soit 26 (1993): 26


‘Perspecta 1993.’ Honi Soit 24 (1993): 26


‘Pulie Aesthetic: Elizabeth Pulie.’ Honi Soit 23 (1993): 26


'Enter The Chroma-Zone: Jeff Gibson.’ Honi Soit 20 (1993): 27


‘Champagne Comedy? 1993 Moët & Chandon.’ Honi Soit, 19 (1993): 26


‘AVAAC Symposium.’ Honi Soit 18 (1993): 26

‘Sowersong: Chris Bell at Pendulum.’ Honi Soit 17 (1993): 26


‘Surrealism: Revolution by Night.’ Honi Soit 16 (1993): 26


‘Cuddly Cubi: Kathy Temin at Roslyn Oxley9.’ Honi Soit 15 (1993): 26


‘Ken Done, Kitsch & Koons: Interview with Ken Done.’ ICE 1993 (1993): 15


‘High Pop.’ Honi Soit 10 (1993): 26


'The Garage Artist and the Sunday Painter: Mattys Gerber and Adam Cullen at Yuill/Crowley.’ Honi Soit 9 (1993): 26


‘Postmortemism: Death exhibition at Ivan Dougherty Gallery.’ Honi Soit 8 (1993): 26


'I don't know much about art...but I was a judge for this year's Archibald.’ Honi Soit 7 (1993): 30


‘The Horse Who Sings: Art from Croatia at MCA.’ Honi Soit 6 (1993): 26


‘Juan Davila: Davila at 9 Review.’ Honi Soit 5 (1993): 26


‘Sight Regained.’ Honi Soit 4 (1993): 26


‘Melita Dahl: Murderous Science and the Museum of Silence.’ Honi Soit 3 (1993): 26


‘Wits End at the MCA: Laugh! I nearly had a Postmodern crisis!’, Honi Soit 2 (1993): 26

'1992 Biennale of Sydney: And The Horse He Rode In On!’, Honi Soit 1 (1993): 26


‘To Do Good Shit You Gotta Eat Right: Mattys Gerber.’ SCAM 2 (1992): 15


‘Pearspace’, SCAM 1 (1992): 7

 

Catalogue Essays

'What is Studio Practice?', 2017 SoDA Research Celebration Exhibition, Perth: Curtin University, 2017 Click to read

'Adam Cullen: Grunge and Rage', Adam Cullen and the Cubists, Newcastle: Cooks Hill Galleries, 2017 Click to read

‘Shifting Thresholds: Charting and Changing What Divides Us’, SPAN, Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle, 2017 Click to read

‘Who are you, and what are you doing here?: Intersubjectivity and the Phantom Subjective Image in Shaun Gladwell’s War Art Works’, in Traces of War, London: Kings College London (2016): 47-53 Click to read

‘Introduction by Kit Messham-Muir’, James Kearns and Nick Osmond, Newcastle: Cooks Hill Galleries, 2016: 1 Click to read

‘Trauma and the Political Sublime in Claudia Parducci's The Space Between Us, Claudia Parducci: The Space Between Us, Los Angeles: Ochi Projects, 2016 Click to read

 

'Shaun Gladwell’ (five texts), Shaun Gladwell – The Lacrima Chair, Sydney: Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, (2015): 22-23, 36-37, 82-83, 118-119, 144-145

 

'Art Excludes the Unnecessary', Carl Andre: Steel Σ 16, Newcastle: Newcastle Art Gallery, 2014 Click to read

 

'Three Artists, Six Lives', A Trio of Trespassers, Maitland: Maitland Art Gallery, 2014 Click to read

 

‘Riding with Death Redux: The Artist as an Allegory of Death’, Shaun Gladwell: Riding with Death Redux, Sydney: Anna Schwartz Gallery, 2011. Click to read


‘Hybrid Memories’, Victoria Lobregat and Susan Ryman, 29 July – 25 August 2009, University Gallery, University of Newcastle, 2009 [plain text version] Click to read


‘Radically Affirmative', Match Box Projects 19 - 29 March 2009, Newtown: At the Vanishing Point, 2009 [plain text version] Click to read


'Affect and the Archive’, Art and the Archive, Newcastle: Arts Health Research Centre and The Lockup, 2008. Click to read

‘Equilibrium: Shaun Gladwell’s Double Voyage, 2006.’ Melbourne: Anna Schwartz Gallery, 2008. Click to read


‘VIBGYOR: Victor Gordon’s art from 1977 to 2003.’ Vanitas.  Broken Hill: Broken Hill City Gallery, 2003. Click to read


‘Sex Differential’, mothertrucker. Campbelltown: Campbelltown City Bicentennial Gallery, 2001 [plain text version] Click to read


'Practices of the City and the Kickflipping Flaneur’ Shaun Gladwell: Kickflipping Flaneur. Sydney: Artspace, 2000. Click to read


‘No Gold For Gargantua.’ The Liminal Body. Sydney Australian Centre for Photography, 2000. Click to read


‘The Politics of Culture versus the politics of culture.’ S___Hot, Sydney: Artspace, 1999. Click to read


'Victoria Lobregat.' Sydney: Pendulum, 1996 [abridged and recovered plain text version] Click to read


‘Critical Dys-course.’ Critical Spaces. Sydney: Artspace, 1995 [plain text version] Click to read


‘Modus Operandi: Aesthetics and Practice.’ Modus Operandi. Sydney: Allen St. Gallery, 1993: 2 [plain text version] Click to read

 
Video Productions

‘360° video: Interview with Grant Vetter, Tempe, Arizona, 21 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2018) [Duration Part 1 19:46, Part 2 15:04]
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‘360° video: Interview with George Gittoes, Werri Beach, Australia, 27 December 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2018) [Duration Part 1 24:01, Part 2 25:19, Part 3 15:49] Click here to view

‘360° video: Interview with Carima Neusser, performer, Los Angeles, 20 February 2018’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2018) [Duration 26:24] Click here to view

‘360° video: Interview with Per Hüttner, artist, Los Angeles, 20 February 2018’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2018) [Duration Part 1 21:46, Part 2 22:31, Part 3 23:36] Click here to view

‘360° video: Interview with Denise Reichenbach, artist, Brisbane, 25 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2018) [Duration Part 1 11:19, Part 2 7:17, Part 3 12:12] Click here to view

'360° video: Interview with Stelarc, artist, Perth, Western Australia, 17 October 2017', StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration Part 1 32:30] 
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'Interview with Max Presneill, artist, curator and museum director, Los Angeles, 17 September 2017', StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration 21:46]
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‘360° Video: Interview with Kiel Johnson, artist, Los Angeles, 18 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration Part 1 19:26, Part 2 19:33]
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‘Networking for Artists: Max Presneill, curator, Los Angeles, 17 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration 34:50]
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‘360° video: Interview with Dove Bradshaw, artist, New York, 12 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration Part 1 18:31, Part 2 20:06]
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‘360° Video: Interview with Claudia Parducci, artist, Los Angeles, 16 September 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration Part 1 17:21, Part 2 21:01]

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‘Interview with What, artist, Katoomba, Australia, 10 September 2017, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration 51:31] Click here to view

‘Interview with Nigel Milsom, artist, Newcastle, Australia, 9 September 2017, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration Part 1 22:15, Part 2 22:48, Part 3 19:18, Part 4 18:07] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Max Presneill, LA-based artist and curator, Brisbane, Australia, 12 May 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration 18:53]
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‘Interview with Olga Cironis, Perth, Western Australia, 24 November 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration Part 1 18:00 Part 2 23:57] Click here to view

‘Interview with Susanna Castleden, artist, Fremantle, Australia, 25 October 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration Part 1 17:53 Part 2 23:19 Part 3 14:00] Click here to view

‘Interview with Ric Spencer, curator, Fremantle, Western Australia, 25 October 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration 24:10]
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‘Interview with Clyde McGill, artist, Fremantle, Western Australia, 25 October 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration Part 1 19:55, Part 2 18:30 Part 3 7:07] Click here to view

‘Interview with Andrew Sunley Smith, artist, Fremantle, Western Australia, 25 October 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration Part 1 21:33, Part 2 25:00] Click here to view

‘Interview with Interview with Tanya Lee, artist, Dianella, Australia, 20 October 2016’, StudioCrasher. Perth, (2017) [Duration Part 1 14:00, Part 2 9:25, Part 3 12:40] Click here to view

‘Interview with Shaun Gladwell on VR work ‘Orbital Vanitas’ Perth, Australia, 8 January 2017’, StudioCrasher. Perth (2017) [Duration 26:07]
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‘Interview with Phil Drummond, artist, Cessnock, Australia, 30 May 2016’, StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2016) [Duration Part 1 12:51, Part 2 11:56, Part 3 16:35] Click here to view

 

‘Kit Messham-Muir: 'Claudia Parducci: The Space Between Us', 2015’, Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 48.28] Click here to view

 

'Dr Kit Messham-Muir at Brett McMahon and Peter Boggs exhibition, Newcastle Art Gallery, 12 June 2015', Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2015) [Duration 6:01] Click here to view

 

'The Haptic InterFace 2014, collaborative design workshop, Hong Kong, 1-10 December 2014'e, Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 21:00] Click here to view

 

‘Launch of 'Double War: Shaun Gladwell' , Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 23 April 2015’, Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration Part 1 31:17, Part 2 33:09, Part 3 28:32] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Martin Durazo, artist, New York, 3 October 2012. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 23:12] Click here to view

 

‘Shaun Gladwell on 'Self-Portrait as a Semiotext(e) Foreign Agent', London, 3 February 2015’. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 1:07:54] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Mark Dutcher, artist, Los Angeles, 5 April 2013’, Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration Part 1 15:26, Part 2 13:36, Part 3 24:01] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Ian Burns, artist, New York, 3 October 2012’. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration Part 1 27:32, Part 2 25:20]
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‘Interview with Michel Delsol, photographer, and Joe Lamport, writer, New York, 16 February 2015’. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 55:41] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Shaun Gladwell, artist, London, 4 February 2015’. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2015) [Duration 1:01:08] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Shaun Gladwell, artist, London, 1 October 2014’, Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration 44:20] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Esther Teichmann, artist, Kennington, London, 21 September 2013’. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 20:39, Part 2 20:01]  Click here to view

 

‘Interview with David Ryan, artist, Las Vegas, United States, 2 April 2013’. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 19:01, Part 2 17:26, Part 3 16:08] Click here to view

 

‘Kit Messham-Muir performs Nam June Paik's 'One for Violin Solo', 1962, 15 August 2014’. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration 3:02] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with John Tonkin, artist, Bondi Junction, Sydney, Australia, 21 April 2013’.  Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 20:36, Part 2 23:48] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Charles Stuckey, art historian, New York, 4 October 2012’. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 18:57, Part 2 20:01, Part 3 9:01] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Lucie Conoley, artist, Brixton, England, 4 October 2013. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration 26:51]
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‘Interview with Louise Evans and Jonathan Edwards, Gresford, Wales, 28 September 2013’. Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 22:41, Part 2 27:31, Part 3 37:46] Click here to view

 

‘Experiencing Afghanistan, Samstag Museum, Adelaide, 11 April 2014’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2014) [Duration Part 1 26:35, Part 2 22:48] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Shaun Gladwell, artist, Venice, Italy, 3 October 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 23:47, Part 2 18:24, Part 3 24:31] Click here to view

 

‘Review: Australia, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 25 September 2013’. Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2013) [Duration 19:47]
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‘Interview with Kori Newkirk, artist, Los Angeles, 4 April 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 21:01, Part 2 18:31, Part 3 10:54] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Douglas Fogle, curator, Los Angeles, United States, 24 September 2012’.  StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 14:46, Part 2 17:11] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with McLean Fahnestock, artist, Los Angeles, 5 April 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 20:01, Part 2 26:46, Part 3 13:56] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Tim Bavington, artist, Las Vegas, 1 April 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 21:01, Part 2 19:31, Part 3 18:31] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Andy Devine, artist, Eleebana, Australia, 18 May 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 29:41, Part 2 25:36] Click here to view

 

‘Ben Quilty on New Masculinities in Contemporary Art, 26 January 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 22:11] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Carl Andre and Melissa Kretschmer, New York, 8 April 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 20:01] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Carl Andre, artist, New York, 8 April 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration Part 1 15:01, Part 2 15:01, Part 3 14:31] Click here to view

 

‘Vanessa Schwartz and Charles Stuckey discuss Gustave Caillebotte's 'Paris Street Rainy Day', 1877’, Video StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 19:01 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Review of 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 68:01 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘What Was Modernism?’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 16:06 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Ben Quilty, artist, Robertson, Australia, 26 January 2013’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 87:01 minutes]
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‘Interview with Alasdair Groves, artist, Toowoomba, Australia, 11 May 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 35:33 minutes]
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‘Interview with William Anastasi, artist, New York, 3 October 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2013) [Duration 59:04 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Comment on Documenta 13, Berlin, 22 June 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 18:29 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Dani Marti, artist, New York, 3 July 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 31:41 minutes] Click here to view

 

'Kit Messham-Muir: Artbar Lecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, 31 August 2012', Video. StudioCrasher. Newcastle (2012) [Duration 30:03 minutes] Click here to view

 

'Kit Messham-Muir: George Maciunas, Solo for Violin, 1962', Video. Newcastle (2012) [Duration 9:55 minutes] Click here to view

‘Interview with Dove Bradshaw, artist, New York, 1 July 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 45:03 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Max Presneill, Los Angeles, 7 July 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 60:04 minutes] Click here to view

 

‘Interview with Vanessa Schwartz, historian, Los Angeles, 28 September 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 50:31 minutes]
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‘Interview with Claudia Parducci, Los Angeles, 24 September 2012’. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2012) [Duration 51:01 minutes] Click here to view

 

'Kit Messham-Muir: The Sublime', Video. StudioCrasher, Newcastle (2009) [Duration 5:01] Click here to view

 

Exhibitions

 

‘Self Portrait as a Semiotext(e) Foreign Agent,’ 2015, (artwork in collaboration with Shaun Gladwell, Denise Thwaites and Paul Patton), Collection + Shaun Gladwell: SCAF Project 25, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, 6 March – 25 April 2015

 

‘The Pangolin Gestural Presentation Interface’. (artwork) and ‘Haptic InterFace 2014’. (documentary video), Haptic InterFace 2014, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong, 3-19 December 2014

 

Conferences and Symposiums

‘Bad Faith Intersubjectivity: The phantom-subjective image in virtual reality contemporary art’, CAA 2018, Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018

‘Conflict and Complicity: Embedding artists in international war zones’, (Session Convenor), AAANZ 2017, University of Western Australia, Perth, 6-8 December 2017

‘Point of View and Intersubjectivity in Contemporary Depictions of War’, AAANZ 2016, Australian National University, Canberra, 1-3 December 2016

‘Traces and Introspection in Zones of War’, with Julian Stallabrass and Shaun Gladwell, Traces of War: A Pre-Exhibition Symposium, Kings College London, London, 1 October 2016

‘Panel: The Dignity of Risk’, with Dani Marti, Tina Havelock Stevens, Carolyn McKay and Andrew Frost, Exhibit A Symposium, The Lock Up, Newcastle, 31 October 2015

 

‘In conversation’ with Anthea Behm, Anthea Behm, Titled, Ideas Platform, Artspace, Sydney, 19 August 2015

 

‘Culture+Ideas: Dr Kit Messham-Muir and Shaun Gladwell’, with Dr Gene Sherman, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 23 April 2015

 

‘Experiencing Afghanistan: a conversation with Dr Kit Messham-Muir and Shaun Gladwell’, with Prof Jennifer Rutherford, The Samstag Museum of Art and the Hawke Institute, University of South Australia, 11 April 2014

 

‘Panel "What I wish someone had told me in my first year of teaching…’, Staff Orientation Program, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Newcastle, 12 February, 2014

 

‘Panel: The Art of War’, with Scott Bevan, Ben Quilty and Wendy Sharpe, Ben Quilty: After Afghanistan, National Art School, Sydney, 20 March 2013

 

‘Ground to Air: Military Conflict and the work of Shaun Gladwell’, AAANZ Conference 2009, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 - 28 November 2009

 

‘Narrative, Memory and Empathy: The Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York’, ArtsHealth #2, Newcastle, 8 October 2009

 

‘Archives, Documents and Affect’, Museums Australia National Conference, Newcastle, 19 May 2009

 

‘Dead Men Walking: Interpretation, Ethics and Affect in Exhibitions of Plastinated Human Remains’, Museums Australia National Conference, Canberra, 17 May 2007

 

'Directions in Museums in New South Wales', Museums Australia NSW, Victoria Barracks Army Museum, 16 March 2007

 

'Museums Advisors in NSW, Museums and Galleries NSW Museums Advisors' Forum, Sydney, 16 March, 2007

 

'Acquitting Arts NSW Grants', Visual Arts and Craft Round Table, CarriageWorks, Eveleigh, 13 March, 2007

 

‘Affect & Technology: Interpretive Multimedia in Museums’, Technologies & the Humanities, University of Sydney, 16 June 2006

 

‘Keynote Speech’, On Approach, Introducing Firstdraft in the wider ARI community, Firstdraft Gallery, 7 October, 2006

 

‘Body Hits: The Dynamics of Kinespherics and Interpretation in Current Museum Displays’, Exploring Dynamics - Cities, Cultural Spaces, Communities: Museums Australia National Conference 2006, Brisbane, 14 – 17 May, 2006

 

‘Keynote Speech’, Access to Funding, Museums and Galleries NSW, Young, NSW, 4 March, 2006

 

‘Darkness: The Politics and Aesthetics of Pain and Death at Contemporary Holocaust Museums’, Pain & Death: Politics, Aesthetics and Legalities, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University, Canberra, 8-10 December 2005

 

‘Dark Transformations: Recent Shifts in the Interpretation of the Former Auschwitz Concentration Camps by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim, Poland’, Politics and Positioning: Museums Australian National Conference, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, 1 – 4 May 2005

 

‘The National Museum of Australia’, Uncover Conference 2004, Australian Museum, Sydney, 24 September, 2004

 

‘Broken Narratives: Alternative Ways of Telling the Holocaust Story at The US Holocaust Memorial Museum’, The Story of WWII, Netherlands American Studies Association Conference, Amsterdam, 21 – 23 June 2004

 

‘Sustaining Memory: Artefacts and Experience in Holocaust Museums’, Food For Thought: Museums Australian National Conference, Museums Australia, Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne, Melbourne, 16 – 21 May 2004

 

‘Collections and Interpretation’, Uncover Conference 2003, The University of Sydney, Sydney, 10 October, 2003

 

‘All that Remained: The Ethics of Displaying Holocaust Artefacts and Art’, Ethics and Aesthetics, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 – 20 September, 2003

 

‘Multimedia and the Museum: New Technologies and Spectator Experiences in Contemporary Museums’, Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet, AHRB Centre for British Film & Television Studies, Exeter University, 21–23 July, 2003

 

‘Ballistic Affect: The Importance of Affect in the Future Presentation of Histories in Museums’, The History of The Future: Visions from the Past IAMHIST XX, International Association for Media & History, University of Leicester, UK, 16–20 July, 2003

 

‘Here We Are!: National Museums of Postcolonial Nations in a Post-Nation-State World’, Inside the Whale: Postcolonial and Globalisation, University College Northampton, 11-13 July, 2003

 

‘Affect, Interpretation and Technology’, The Other Side: Museums Australian National Conference

Museums Australia, Novotel Langley Perth Hotel, Perth, Western Australia, 25 – 30 May 2003

 

‘Museum Internships’, The Essential Volunteer, Museums Australia (NSW), Granville, 6 September, 2002

 

‘Interpretation in Museums’, Uncover Conference 2002, The Australian Museum, Sydney, 24 May, 2002

 

‘Images, Bodies + Beyond’, Sensational 2001: Images, Bodies + Beyond, Bankstown, UWS, 14 December, 2001

 

‘Affect and the Embodiment of Meaning’, Humanities Research Day, UWS, Bankstown 15 August, 2001

‘Convenor’s Introduction’, SENSATIONAL2: Images, Bodies & New Trajectories, COFA, UNSW, 24 November, 2000

 

‘No Gold for Gargantua’, Keynote speech at Death, Dysfunction and the Olympic Ideal, Australian Centre for Photography international symposium, Sydney, 9 September, 2000

 

‘Introduction’, SENSATIONAL: Images and Bodies, national postgraduate conference, COFA, UNSW, 12 November, 1999

 

Government Reports​
 

Messham-Muir, Kit, & White, Peter, Art NSW's Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Indigenous Visual Arts and Craft Sector, Arts NSW, November 2006 Click here to read

 

Doctoral Thesis


Messham-Muir, Christian David. Toward an Understanding of Affect, Sydney: The University of New South Wales (1999) Click here to read

 

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