Vision and Desire in Postcolonial Australia: A Conversation with Alison Ravenscroft

  • Kira Randolph University of Melbourne
Keywords: Postcolonial studies, race, visuality, Australian Aboriginal Literature

Abstract

Alison Ravenscroft, author of The Postcolonial Eye: White Australian Desire and the Visual Field of Race, discusses her book with Kira Randolph.

Author Biography

Kira Randolph, University of Melbourne

Originally from the United States, Kira Randolph is an art history Ph.D. candidate at the University of Melbourne. Her doctoral research explores the American reception of Australian Aboriginal art and culture during the forties, fifties, and sixties. Prior to beginning her Ph.D. in 2009, she studied a Master of Arts in Museology at the University of Washington. Her Masters thesis was a comparative analysis of Aboriginal art exhibitions within Australia to those in France and the United States. In addition to her research, Kira has taught classes in Australian, New Media, and Indigenous art.


Published
2014-06-05
How to Cite
Randolph, K. (2014). Vision and Desire in Postcolonial Australia: A Conversation with Alison Ravenscroft. Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, 3, 179-183. https://doi.org/10.5195/contemp.2014.111
Section
Conversations