Jill Bennett

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Jill Bennett is Professor and Director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts, she is also an Associate Dean of Research at UNSW | Art & Design, Australia. Her books include Practical Aesthetics: Events, Affects and Art After 9/11 (IB Tauris Radical Art/Radical Aesthetics series, 2012); Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma and Contemporary Art (Stanford University Press, 2005) as well as several new media monographs and a contribution to the DOCUMENTA 13 “100 Thoughts” series, Living in the Anthropocene (Hatje Cantz, 2011). She has co-curated a number of exhibitions including, most recently, Curating Cities: Sydney-Copenhagen (Customs House Sydney, 2011), part of an Australian Research Council funded project on public art and ecology.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal