Deb Mansfield is an Australian artist whose area of research looks at island narratives and spaces of in-between.
Mansfield draws on ideas evoked by journeys to remote littoral spaces including Moreton Bay (Queensland), the Mississippi River Delta (Louisiana), Kleinmond (South Africa), the Tamar Valley (Launceston), and McIvers, Newfoundland (Canada).
She has completed several artist residencies both locally and abroad (Cataract Gorge: Launceston, Full Tilt Newfoundland, Artisan: Brisbane) and has received several awards and public art commissions (Australia Council of the Arts, COFA Travel Grant, APA Research Scholarship, Siganto Travel Scholarship, Aged Care Capital Works QLD Health: Wondai and Redlands, Museum of Brisbane: Wild Suburbia and Silver).
Mansfield has exhibited consistently since 2000, including over thirty group exhibitions and twelve solo exhibitions.
- Master of Research, University of New South Wales, 01/05/2013
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Griffith University, 01/02/2005
- Interstitial Sites
- Island Studies
- Littoral Geographies and Spaces
- Spaces of In-Between
Deb Mansfield is an Australian photomedia artist whose area of research looks at liminal geographies and spaces of in-between. In particular, interstitial sites that problematise assumptions about the nature of boundaries.
Fields of Research
|190502||Fine Arts (Incl. Sculpture And Painting)||50|
|190504||Performance And Installation Art||25|
|2014||The University of Newcastle Open Acquisitve Art Prize|
The University of Newcastle (Australia)
|2014||Josephine Ulrick and Win Shubert Photography Award|
Gold Coast Arts Centre (Australia)
- Alternative Photographic Techniques
- Contemporary Art Practice
- Digital Photography
- Interdisciplinary Practice
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Book (1 outputs)
|2010||Marsh A, Look: Contemporary Australian Photography Since 1980., Macmillan Art Pub, Australia, 399 (2010)|
Journal article (2 outputs)
|2014||Mansfield DR, Parker Philip I, 'The Armchair Traveller: Cartographic Performance and Projective Travel Narratives', Runway Australian Experimental Art, . (2014)|
|2013||Mansfield DR, 'The Armchair Traveller: Littoral Zones and the Domestic Environment', Alternation: international journal for the study of Southern African literature and languages, Special Edition No. 6 197-216 (2013) [C1]|
Conference (1 outputs)
|2011||Mansfield DR, 'The Armchair Traveller: Littoral Zones and the Domestic Environment', Alternation: international journal for the study of Southern African literature and languages, Kleimond, South Africa (2011)|
Creative Work (46 outputs)
|2014||Mansfield DR, SPACE (the final frontier), The Workroom, Newcastle (2014)|
|2014||Mansfield DR, DM ARI, Ryan Renshaw Window Space, Brisbane (2014)|
|2014||Mansfield DR, Softening (Or break the legs of what I want to happen), Sawtooth Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania (2014)|
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Other (8 outputs)
|2014||Mansfield DR, 'INTERVIEW: Conversation with Deb Mansfield by Jonathan McBurnie', (2014)|
|2014||Mansfield DR, 'INTERVIEW: Deb Mansfield by Sasanki Tennakoon', (2014)|
|2014||Mansfield DR, 'INTERVIEW: Deb Mansfield Interview by Casey Hutton', (2014)|
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Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)
|2013||Mansfield D, The Armchair Traveller: Littoral Zones and the Domestic Environment, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales (2013)|
Grants and Funding
|Number of current supervisions||0|
Ms Deborah (Deb) Mansfield
|Work Phone||4921 6679|
School of Creative Arts
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Focus Area||Fine Art|
Callaghan NSW 2308