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Alex Zubryn: The Urban Experience: People, Nature and Place

11 September 2013-19 October 2013

Exhibitions

Deakin University Art Gallery (Melbourne Burwood Campus)

This survey of Alex Zubryn's paintings immerses us in the complexity of urban scenes and vibrant community life as he experiences them. Zubryn identifies with urban environments, creating a psychological response to the inhabitants - animate and inanimate - of his locale. Included are images that remind us of the landforms that co-exist within the city and trees that seem vulnerable in relation to the built environment.

Contacts
Julie Nolan
03 92445344
jnolan@deakin.edu.au

Leanne Willis
03 9244 5123
lwillis@deakin.edu.au


Banks' Florilegium - The Australian Botanical Prints exhibtion

27 September 2013-22 November 2013

Exhibitions

Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library, Deakin Geelong Waterfront Campus

Banks' Florilegium: the Australian Botanical Prints is the latest exhibition from Deakin University Library to showcase items exclusively from the Library's own Special Collections. This visually stunning exhibition features a selection of prints taken from the engraved plates prepared by Joseph Banks after his circumnavigation of the globe with Captain Cook in 1768-1771. The plates depict the new flora he found on the voyage and the prints on display represent a selection of Australian plants.

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Contacts
Kristen Thornton, Curator and Librarian Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library
+61 3 52278253
kristen.thornton@deakin.edu.au


City of Whitehorse Spring Festival sponsored by Deakin University

20 October 2013, 10.00 am-4.00 pm

Concerts

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, 379-397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading

Deakin University is a proud sponsor of the City of Whitehorse Spring Festival, a family-friendly free community event featuring free rides, amusements, performances, music, market and community stalls, food and much more. Drop by the Deakin stand to join in ‘WordswithWhitehorse’ a live word-art event the whole family can enjoy. For more information and a full program, please visit http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Spring-Festival.html

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Contacts
Trevor Dean
0392445556
tdean@deakin.edu.au


Further conversations about Race and Racism

23 October 2013, 12.00 pm-1.00 pm

DeakinWeek

Burwood: Blue Room (B2.20), Waurn Ponds: ic3.315, Warrnambool: j2.22

Join Associate Professor Yin Paradies as he leads another insightful discussion about race and racism. We will further discuss ideas of culture and identity and definitions of race. You will participate in a critical reflection on the concepts of race, racism, ethnocentrism and the concept of ‘whiteness’ and ‘privilege’

Contacts
Helen Andrew
0392517072
helen.andrew@deakin.edu.au


Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award

30 October 2013-14 December 2013

Exhibitions

Deakin University Art Gallery (Melbourne Burwood Campus)

In its fifth year, this annual acquisitive award and exhibition is organised by the Art Collection and Galleries Unit at Deakin University. One outstanding entry is awarded $10,000 and becomes part of the Deakin Univesrity Art Collection.

Contacts
Julie Nolan
03 92445344
jnolan@deakin.edu.au

Leanne Willis
03 9244 5123
lwillis@deakin.edu.au


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