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Dear presenters and delegates,

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2022 AAANZ Conference – Demonstrations (1-3 December) co-organised by the Centre of Visual Arts, University of Melbourne and the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Monash University. This conference has been organised as an online-first event.

The two keynotes by Erika Wolf (2 Dec, 6.30-8pm) and Richard Bell (3 Dec, 5-6.30pm) and the AAANZ Prize Announcements (3 Dec, 4-4.30pm) will be dual delivered (in-person and online). If you happen to be in Melbourne, you may attend these events in-person and any additional affiliate in-person events. Details will be posted here on this conference site when available.

All conference panels will be online only.

Please note a separate automated receipt of payment from AAANZ will be emailed to you. No other receipt will be issued. Please check your spam, bin, promotions for the receipt. AAANZ does not issue tax invoices, only receipt of payment, as GST is not charged.

Below is some handy information to get you prepared for the conference.

We look forward to what promises to be an eventful and generative conference!


See you all very soon,

Chloe Ho | AAANZ22 Conference Administrator

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.

AAANZ Prizes
Wayfinding online
Wayfinding in-person
Lunch hour


The most updated schedule will be maintained on this conference website, Both panellists and audience members should use this website as their guide.


All conference panels can be accessed via links on the conference website. You will log in to this site for one-click access.

Audience members will first be placed in a Waiting Room. Once panellists are ready to begin, you will be admitted.

If you know someone wishing to attend the conference who has not registered, they should do so online before 29 November, 2 days before the conference, here

AAANZ Prize Announcements

The recipients of the AAANZ Arts Writing and Publishing Awards (AWAPAs), the AAANZ PhD Prize and the Australian Institute of Art History (AIAH) Art History Research Grants will be announced on Saturday, 3 December, 4pm (AEDT) at National Gallery of Victoria and livestreamed on the conference website here.


Delegates who wish to attend the AAANZ Prize ceremony in-person at NGV must register for a Richard Bell keynote ticket to be allowed entry. A livestream will be available on the conference website here

Wayfinding online

As a presenter, your panel convenor should be the first point of contact in the lead-up and during the Conference.

As an audience member, if you have issues accessing the panels or livestreams, a Live Conference Helpdesk will be available on this conference website, here.

Live streams for the Welcome, both keynotes by Erika Wolf and Richard Bell, and the AAANZ Prize Announcements will be available to conference registrants on this conference website.

Wayfinding in-person

If attending the keynotes or AAANZ Prize Announcements in-person, please note that these events are being hosted in separate locations. Separate registrations are also mandatory for the Keynote addresses with MUMA and NGV respectively. Delegates who wish to attend the AAANZ Prize Announcements in-person at NGV must hold a Richard Bell keynote ticket to be allowed entry. Please double check the Conference website for more information as the date approaches.  

Lunch Hour Sessions

Sessions inviting broad participation from delegates have been scheduled at lunch hour on all three days. Please check each page for the correct time, as they vary slightly.

On Thursday, 1 December, join Swap-Meet of Hope convened by Chris Berthelsen and Rumen Rachev. More details and join link here

On Friday, 2 December, AAANZ will hold its Annual General Meeting. Agenda and join link here

On Saturday, 3 December, National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) has convened a panel to discuss the implications the new Code of Practice has on the Australian arts ecology. More details and join link here.

Affiliate Events

Additional in-person or online events may be hosted in Melbourne or other cities in Australia and New Zealand alongside this Conference. You may wish to check Announcements for more details.

Conference Recordings

It is our intention that recordings will be made accessible to all conference registrants for a set period of time (approx. 3 months) after the Conference has concluded. The recordings will include the Zoom-generated captions and will be passcode protected so that they are only accessible to Conference registrants.

As a presenter, please let your panel convenor know if you do not consent to recording.

As an audience member, please note that you may be recorded if you turn on your video or contribute verbally.

Staying On Time

A reminder panels are 90 minutes total. If you are presenting, please ensure you keep to your allotted time.

We ask all presenters and session chairs to please be at your room 15 minutes prior to the session to set up. Your Online Conference Host will be available to offer technical assistance.

We ask session convenors to be strict with time keeping, to ensure delegates have time to take a break and collect refreshments before the next sessions begin.

Further information

The most updated information on the conference will be available on this conference site, If there are any further questions, please email Chloe Ho

Affilate events
Conference recordings
Staying On Time
Further information
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