research

Peer-reviewed Research:

“Beech eating machine: A new materialist critique of the Thonet no. 14 chair”, in Making Trans/National Contemporary Design History, ICDHS 2016 – 10th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies, Blucher, Taipei, pp. 354 – 360, October 2016, LINK

‘The Geo-cultural Conditions of Kintsugi’, The Journal of Modern Craft, vol. 9, pp. 15 – 34, 2016 LINK

“Affects of industry and environment in the experience of a domestic object”, article, Studio Research, Issue #3, pp. 18–29, Octivium Press, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, May, 2015. LINK

“Mixed Up: re-thinking the sensibility of reinforced concrete”, Unmaking Waste 2015 Conference Proceedings 22–24 May 2015, Adelaide, South Australia, pp. 566–577. LINK

“Italian Radicals and Dutch Conceptuals: the Sensation of Affect in Two Movements”, paper for Design Frontiers 2012, the 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies, Blucher, Sao Paulo, pp 557-61. September 2012. LINK Also presented at the Art Associations of Australia & New Zealand’s 2012 conference Together <> Apart, July 2012.

“Trajectories of Yachts and Snot: Strategies for Generative Designers” for the special issue “The Smooth and the Striated”, Deleuze Studies Journal, Volume 6, Page 72-88, Edinburgh University Press, April, 2012. LINK

Theses:

“Affect and the experimental design of domestic products“, PhD thesis, UNSW Art &Design, August 2015. LINK

“Objects for Atheists” thesis for the Master of Humanitarian Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2009. Email me for a copy.

“Strategies for generative designers and the development and use of generative software tools”, Honours thesis, UNSW College of Fine Arts, November 2002. Edited and published as “Trajectories of Yachts and Snot: Strategies for Generative Designers” in the Deleuze Studies Journal, see above.

Other Selected Publications and Presentations:

Keulemans G;Rubenis N;Marks A, 2016, ‘Object Therapy, an investigation into the public perception of broken objects and their transformative repair: methodologies’, in Object Therapy, an investigation into the public perception of broken objects and their transformative repair: methodologies, Annual Conference of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand: The Work of Art, Canberra, presented at Annual Conference of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand: The Work of Art, Canberra, 01 – 03 December 2016

“Kintsugi and the art of ceramic maintenance”, The Conversation, LINK

“The problem with reinforced concrete”, The Conversation, LINK

“Capturing the Middle”, paper for the conference Aesthetics After Finitude, University of New South Wales, February 2015

“Stories In Form: Clamp Top Jars Redux”, audio podcasts with Henry Wilson, for Object Australia online, January 2012

“A Deleuzian Agenda for Product Designers & the Transformation of Materials” paper for the 4th International Deleuze Conference: Creation, Crisis, Critique. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2011

“A Proposal” for Curatorial Cooking, edited by Joanna van der Zanden, published by de Jonge Hond, the Netherlands , 2011

“We Are All Made of Stuff ”, article, 2010 Fashion Clash Magazine, June 2010

“Smash Repair Live Presentation”, closing night of Repairing, Platform21, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30th August 2009

“Repair Aesthetics”, Lecture, opening night of Repairing, Platform21, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13th March 2009

Curation

Keulemans G;Marks A;Rubenis N;Honey D, 2016, Object Therapy: a research and remaking project, exhibited at: Hotel Hotel, Canberra, 14 – 31 October 2016, Object Therapy: a research and remaking project, CATALOGUE

Recent Exhibitions:

Copper Ice Cream Scoops, at home: MODERN AUSTRALIAN DESIGN AT OLD GOVERNMENT HOUSE, Old Government House, Parramatta, 11 November – 22

Gilded Concrete Low Table (object) + Maintenance and Life Instructions (drawing), Embracing Innovation Volume 6, Craft ACT, 21 July – 27 August 2016

Four Principles of the Precautionary Technosociety, Future Possible: re-directing design, Gorman Arts Centre, Canberra, 08 – 08 September 2016

“Objects for Architects: Tables to be conditioned for domestic use, with reconfigured site markers”, Unmaking Waste: Transforming Production and Consumption in Time and Place, SASA Gallery UniSA, Adelaide, curated by Gini Lee, May & June, 2015

“Copper Ice Cream Scoops”, Object Future, Melbourne, curated by Dale Hardiman & Suzannah Henty, June & July, 2014

various works, Temple & Webster’s Emerging Design Award Nominees exhibition, The School, Sydney, May 2014

various works, Creative Cities, Pier-2 Art Center, Taiwan, curated by Jackson Tan and Justin Zhuang, 13 Dec. 2013 -12 Jan. 2014

“Copper Ice Cream Scoops”, Domestic Renewal: Jam Factory, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, curated by Rohan Nicol, Oct. to Dec. 2013

—, Domestic Renewal: Craft Cubed Festival, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, curated by Rohan Nicol, Aug. 2013

“Marble & Steel Room Divider”, Interpretations IIII: Stone, Object Australian Design Centre, Sydney, curated by Andrew Simpson, Feb. to Mar. 2013

“Copper Ice Cream Scoops”, Domestic Renewal; a table re:set, Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, Canberra, curated by Rohan Nicol, Nov. 2012 to Dec. 2012

“Ladenkastboekenplank”, Cross-Pollination, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney, curated by Katherine Moline & Wendy Parker, June 2012

“Clamp Top Jars Redux” Stories in Form (co-designed by Henry Wilson), Object Australian Design Centre, Sydney, curated by Jacqueline Power, Jan. to Mar. 2012

“NNancy” installation for the foyer of the PYD Building, Sydney, Mar. to Apr. (solo installation) 2011

“WWilma 2” installation for Tag! Base! Hide & Seek, City Gallery in Tarnow, Poland, June & July 2011

“WWilma” installation for Tag! Base! Hide & Seek, Centre of Contemporary Art, curated by Joanna v.d. Zanden, Torun, Poland, Dec. 2010 to Feb. 2011

“Smash Repair 4”, Repair, ARS Electronica, Linz, Austria, curated by Arne Hendriks, Sep. 2010

“Grey Goo”, Die Grauzone, Kaleidoskop Artforum, Berlin, Germany, curated by Natalie van Sasse van Ysselt, June & July 2010

“Superunfoldedbox” installation for We Were Exuberant and Still Had Hope. Ettore Sottsass: works from Stockholm, 1969 (Satellite Exhibition), Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, curated by Lisette Smits and Guus Beumer, Jan. to Feb. 2010

“Smash Repair 3”, Origin of Pieces, Limited Edition Lab, curated by Limited Edition Lab, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Oct. 2009

various works, Repairing, Platform21, curated by Arne Hendriks, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Mar. to Aug. 2009