Dr Susan Lowish
Lecturer, Australian Art History
School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne
Susan Lowish is Senior Lecturer in Australian Art History in the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. She teaches Australian art history contemporary Aboriginal art and new media art. Over the years she has worked closely with the Ara Irititja Project – one of the largest, longest running, and most successful community archival and digitisation projects in Australia. Her other research projects include: “Aboriginal young people in regional Victoria and Digital Storytelling: Supporting digital literacy through a local community approach” (awarded a grant by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network), which included the development of a storytelling app with Aboriginal young people and “Aboriginal Art on Display: the History and Theory of Exhibitions” (Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme). She has published widely on Indigenous Collections, digital image archives for Australian art history, and rock art.