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Curriculum Vitae

 

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Bachelor of Fine Arts, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide, South Australia

Studies in Psychology, Gender, Anthropology BA (Social Science) p-time, Flinders University, South Australia

Doctoral studies, Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre HaCIRIC, School of the Built Environment, The University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom

 

Mouths and Meaning, with co-collaborator Sarah Coggrave, Chapman Gallery, The University of Salford, United Kingdom

Love Maps and Shadow Play, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

The Museum of Love and Romance presents: The Big Horse and other stories... with video by Alison Main, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide

from The Museum of Love and Romance, stripp, Melbourne, Australia

A monument to wolf children, Caravan, Adelaide

“How deep is the lake?” Garage, Canberra, ACT, Australia

“Aire de la Noche” (The Night Air), Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide

Telepathy, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Possible Clouds, with Cecilia Clarke, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

 

Solo, Electro Studios Project Space, St. Leonards, UK

Poetry & the Visual Arts, Meantime, Cheltenham, UK

Figuring Landscapes, exhibition of international artists’ moving image, touring UK and Australia including: TATE Modern London; FACT Liverpool; Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland; Queensland Gallery of Modern Art; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Progressive Transformations, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen, Scotland

Body Parts, Festival of Performance Art, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Found Word, Aberdeen International Word Festival, foyer Gallery, Aberdeen

Catterline Arts Festival, Catterline, Scotland

Full View, Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide

XX1V, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen

New York Calling, Australia Studio, P.S.I Contemporary Art Center, New York

Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland

Installation Stills, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

Apartment, Schoolhill, Aberdeen

Installation Stills, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide

Defiling the Object, the Substation, Singapore

Chemistry, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

In Search of Experience - reconsidering the readymade, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin

 

Established Mouths and Meaning – a collaborative, multi-sensory creative art project exploring experiences of embodiment with people who have been affected by an eating disorder

Artist in residence, South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide

Artist in residence, working and collaborating with patients who have had brain damage or a stroke, Woodend Hospital, Grampian NHS Trust, Aberdeen

About Love - a collaborative soundscape with Mike Ladd, and eight people with an intellectual disability, The Listening Room, Australian National Radio, 10 July

travel/speak: a cross-cultural art project with artist Niki Vouis and people with disabilities for     Nexus Multicultural Art Centre, March - July

Founded The Museum of Love and Romance, an ongoing project exploring love and desire

Established The Building Art Project, a collaborative project with artist, John Foubister and people with an intellectual disability funded by Australia Council and Community Bridging Services.

 

Lead me to a canvas and I will paint you a picture’, The Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester

Anita Hutchison, Winnie Hendry/ Matt Edgar, The Art Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Wordwork, The Art Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, group exhibition of work by Emma Anderson, Finola Jones, Chad McCail, Arthur Watson

Imagination’s Chamber, exhibition of 17 Scottish artists, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

Travelspeak, four artists with a disability, Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, Adelaide

 

David Berridge, Figuring Landscapes, RSA Arts and Ecology Journal
    http://www.artsandecology.org.uk/magazine/features/dave-berridge--figuring-landscapes
Elwes, C & Ball S (eds) Figuring Landscapes – artists’ moving image from Australia and the UK, London: ICFAR, Camberwell College of the Art, University of the Arts, London (catalogue)

Phillips, Roddy, ‘Written word provides food for thought’, The Press and Journal, Aberdeen

Bolton, Ken, ‘Australian Women Artists’, Jamini, Vol2 No 6, Nov, Bangladesh
Bolton, Ken, Bronwyn Platten: Love Maps and Shadow Play, Eyeline 53, Summer 2003-04 Brisbane, Queensland

Newall, Micheal, ‘Bronwyn Platten – Love Maps and Shadow Play’, Adelaide: Broadsheet 2003
Biggs, Iain, ‘An ambiguous tenderness – mapping of the unspoken’ in Love Maps and Shadow Play Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide (catalogue)

Walker, Wendy, ‘Erotic look’, The Advertiser, 25 Oct
Ward, Peter, “Beastly display toys with taboos’, The Australian, 12 Oct
The Museum of Love and Romance presents: “The Big Horse and other stories”, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide (catalogue) text by Lindy Warrell
    Walker, Wendy, 'Bronwyn Platten: Unlocking the Silence', Broadsheet Vol 30, No 3 Sep-Nov

Speck, Catherine, 'Chemistry: Art in South Australia 1990-2000', Art Monthly on line, October
    Dunne, Aidan, 'Titles turn art objects into guessing games', The Irish Times, 2 February
    Hartigan, Marianne, 'Ready-made collection', The Sunday Tribune, 30 January


 

‘How to Read a Mouth: eating and talking at the same time’, Australian Gender and Women’s Studies Association (AGWSA) Conference, University of South Australia, Adelaide

Codinhoto, R, Platten B, Tsortzopoulos P & Kagioglou M, Supporting Evidence-Based Design, in Improving Healthcare Through Built Environment Infrastructure (2010) Eds Wiley-Blackwell

B. Platten, K. Yates and M. Kagioglou (2009), ‘Pathways: an innovative approach to the use of participatory art practice in Primary Care’, in UNESCO Observatory E-Journal (peer reviewed)
http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/unesco/ejournal

‘Desire and Embodiment in Arts and Health contexts – the work of Jo Spence and Bob Flanagan’ Sexual Histories, Bodies and Desires Uncovered, University of Exeter (Conference Paper)

‘Remembering to Remember – To Dream’ in Anita Hutchison, Winnie Hendry/Matt Edgar, The Art Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (catalogue)

Project Dialogue Transdisciplinary Landscapes Dialogues Between Art and Science – Invited Paper, The University Of West of England http://www.projectdialogue.uwe.ac.uk/bronwyn.htm

‘Minding Body – Embodying Mind’ in Imaginal Regions, Gray’s School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen www.imaginalregions.co.uk

‘Words of Selves (Word (For) Word)’, in wordwork, exhibition of Chad McCail, Emma Anderson, Arthur Watson, Finola Jones, The Art Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (catalogue)

‘Minding Body- Embodying Mind’, Predicaments in Visual Culture: Mediated Pleasures in (Post) Feminist Contexts Symposium, University of West of England, Bristol

‘New Antennae’, in: Full View, Adelaide Festival Centre (catalogue)

‘Animal Love’, in: Artlink, Vol 22 No1

 

Awarded EPSRC Doctoral Scholarship

Awarded grant, Arts and Humanities Research Council, for Imaginal Regions

Awarded Development Grant, Arts South Australia

Awarded Development Grant, through the Visual Arts/Crafts Board of the Australia Council

 

Researcher, Arts in Healthcare, Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre (HaCIRIC), Dept of the Built and Human Environment, University of Salford

Arts Project Manager, Lime, St. Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

Curator, Grampian Hospitals Art Trust, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen

Part time Lecturer, in Contextual and Critical Studies and Sculpture Workshop, Gray’s School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Lecturer, South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia.

Artist/Facilitator, Community Bridging Services and Strathmont Centre with people with an intellectual disability