Detailed Profile

Research Examiner Profile

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Title
Dr
Full Name
Keith Armstrong
Institution
QUT
Area/s of expertise
Art (Visual/Interactive/Media), Interdisciplinary
Research Interests
Environmental Art, Environmental Design, Installation, Interactive/Media Art, Sustainable Design
About Me
Dr. Keith Armstrong is currently a Senior Lecturer in QUT Visual Arts (part time), researcher at the Institute for Future Environments’ Environment Research Group, the CI More Than Human Group and a Senior Research Fellow, University Free State, Centre For Development Support, South Africa. He was formerly Associate Director of the QUT Creative Lab Research Centre (2016-18) and a Senior Research Fellow in media arts for 12 years. He is also an actively practising and exhibiting freelance new media artist, beginning in 1992. His archive of creative works can be found here. Research Interests: Keith Armstrong is an experimental artist profoundly motivated by issues of social and ecological justice. He has specialised for 19 years in practice-led collaborative, hybrid, new media art with an emphasis on: art-life sciences collaborations ecological art practices socio-political art praxis art-international development collaborations innovative performance forms site-specific electronic arts networked interactive installations alternative interfaces public arts practices Keith’s research asks how insights drawn from scientific and philosophical ecologies can help us to better invent and direct experimental art forms, in the understanding that art practitioners are powerful change agents, provocateurs and social catalysts. Through inventing radical research methodologies and processes he has led and created over sixty major art works and process-based projects, which have been shown extensively in Australia and overseas, supported by numerous grants from the public and private sectors. He was formerly: Australia Council New Media Arts Fellow Doctoral and Postdoctoral New Media Fellow at QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty lead researcher at the ACID Australasian CRC for Interaction Design
Masters: Number of projects examined
6
Masters: Number of international examinations and/or international student examinations
2
Years Since PhD/Doctoral Completion
17
PhD/Doctoral: Number of projects examined
9
PhD/Doctoral: Number of international examinations and/or international student examinations
0
Supervisions Completed
4
Keywords
Installation, Interdisciplinary Practice, New Media, Sound, Visual Art