Researcher biography

Amelia Barikin is a Lecturer in Art History in the School of Communication and Arts. Her research often focusses on the relationship between art and time. Amelia completed her art history PhD at the University of Melbourne. Prior to joining UQ, Amelia worked as a Senior Research Associate on the ARC Linkage Project 'Large Screens and the Transnational Public Sphere' (University of Melbourne), and has also worked as a lecturer, editor and curator with numerous Australian arts institutions including Liquid Architecture and The Australian Centre for the Moving Image. She is a member of the Research Unit for Public Cultures, University of Melbourne, an editorial advisory board member of the arts journal Discipline and emaj and a board member of Media Art Asia Pacific, Brisbane. Amelia has taught on modern and contemporary art, art theory and curatorship and has published widely. Her book Parallel Presents: The Art of Pierre Huyghe was published by MIT Press in 2012. Her co-edited anthology Making Worlds: Art and Science Fiction was published by Surpllus in 2013. Most recently, she co-curated the major exhibition 'Pierre Huyghe: TarraWarra International 2015' at TarraWarra Museum of Art. She is currently researching the intersection of art and science fiction.

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