Research

Public Art Commission draws on the expertise of key Deakin researchers, HDR candidates and external research fellows to drive new thinking about art in public places and the ways that arts engage the public.

Publication by David Cross | 2017
At a time of increasing inequality and social tension, what role can art play in bringing people together? Can artists working in public spaces shift perceptions and attitudes?…
Article by Various
  • David Cross
  • Cameron Bishop
| 2015
We live in denial of the foreigner within due to the (often feigned) dexterous self-regard we bring to our social and spatial encounters. You, as the literal foreign body in your…
Conference Paper by David Cross | 2017
One of the more pejorative labels often levelled at socially engaged practitioners is the tag of cultural missionary. Whether it be the implication that communities are seen as…