Art Bites: Postmodernism Post Colonialism
Workshops & Activities

Art Bites: Postmodernism/Post Colonialism


2.00 pm


60 minutes



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Professor Barnes will unpack key ideas using works of art in Diaspora, Psyche and other examples. After the talk, make your way over to Bunjil Place Cafe where you can enjoy warm scones with wattleseed & vanilla Chantilly cream, Yarra Valley strawberry jam and a dusting of Rosella native fruit powder. Prepared exclusively to coincide with Art Bites, this special offering is available for $6.50 on Art Bites-program days only.  

About Associate Professor Carolyn Barnes
Associate Professor Carolyn Barnes (PhD Melb 2004) is Academic Director of Research Training at Swinburne Design, where she teaches research methods for design and researches co-design practices. In her spare time, Carolyn is an art fan, being widely published on the subjects of Australian non-objective art and artist-initiated activity. Craftsman House published her monograph on the Hong Kong-Australian artist John Young in 2005.

Image: John Young
Adam and Eve with Pomegranate, 2004
digital print and oil on canvas
273.0 x 197.5 cm
Courtesy of the artist


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