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  • Kimberly Connerton

    Profile:

    ​Kimberly Connerton, PhD, is an installation artist - working in architecture & design, teacher, researcher, critic and writer. She focuses on the intersection between art and architecture, the performative in architecture and unconventional architecture that moves beyond complicity.

    She has taught extensively across the disciplines of architecture, art, and design. History & theory and studio, undergraduate and graduate courses in New York, San Francisco and Sydney at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, San Francisco Art Institute, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, University of Technology, Sydney and University of New South Wales, Sydney.

    ​Kimberly completed her PhD by dissertation and studio practice at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney in 2010. Her PhD, titled, Exposure: Self-Portraiture, Performativity, Self-Inquiry, focused on work by artists who appeared and performed in their own videos and photographs to highlight expanded notions of self and other in space and the extended genre of self-portraiture. She has exhibited her installations and public art in New York, Brooklyn, Sydney, Madrid, London, Toronto, and Melbourne. She has written reviews of museum exhibitions in New York for Aesthetica Magazine, 
    writes essays for conferences and publication in art & architectural journals.

    Selected awards, include: City of Sydney, Art & About, Public Art Award, 2012, in collaboration with Stephen Collier Architects, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Grant and The University of Sydney - EIPRS/IPA- international post-graduate award (2006-2010). 

    Degrees Held:

    PhD University of Sydney, Sydney

    BFA University of the Arts, Philadelphia

    Recent Publications:

    • 2019   Bringing People Together: Wong Kar-wai & Hong Kong, Architecure Media Politics & Society (AMPS), book chapter, Mediated Cities series #5, forthcoming fall 2019, Intellect Press & Altinbas University, Istanbul, TI.

     

    • 2019 A Sense of Urgency – Art & Artists as Leadership & The Architecture of Detention. Transient Spaces, essay for book, forthcoming 2019, Spitzer School of Architecture, City University of New York.

     

    Awards And Honors:

     

    Selected awards, include: City of Sydney, Art & About, Public Art Award, 2012, in collaboration with Stephen Collier Architects, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Grant and The University of Sydney EIPRS/IPA, international post-graduate award, 2006-2010.

     

    Current Courses:

    Architectural Design Studio

    ARS: Constructed Environments

    Interior Design Studio

    Studio Lab: Research/Writing (Spring 2020)

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