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Biography

Dr Sarah Breen Lovett is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Manager of the Future Building Initative at Monash Art, Design & Architecture MADA. Breen Lovett has instigated and been included in many exhibitions, symposiums and publications at the interdisciplinary meeting point of art and architecture. The recently completed PhD is “Expanded Architectural Awareness: Exploring Intersections of Architecture and Expanded Cinema.” Recent publications include "Expanded Architecture: Temporal Formal", published in cooperation with the Bauhaus Foundation Dessau, by AADR; and a chapters in "Flow: Between Interior and Landscape” published by Bloomsbury; and "Inter and Transdisciplinary Relationships in Architecture" by AITNER.

Research interests

Breen Lovett's interest is focused on shifted relationships to the built and landscape environments. Research ranges from the Expanded Field and Expanded Cinema through to contemporary forms of Socially Engaged Art and Art & Architectural Practices. This research is carried out in traditional formats, as well as through curation and practice-based research. This includes a spatial arts practices, which includes moving image, installation and participatory practices. Currently the research across all forms has a focus on awareness of self through DIY and earth built architecture.

Supervision interests

Art & Architecture, Interdisciplinary Practices, Socially Engaged Art, Participatory Practices, Architectural Design, Curatorial Practices.

Education/Academic qualification

Architecture & Art, PhD, The University of Sydney

… → 2016

Architecture, Masters of Architecture, University of Technology Sydney

… → 2008

Interior Design, Bachelor, First Class Honours, University of Technology Sydney

… → 1998

External positions

Post Doctoral Researcher, The University of Sydney

20172019

Sessional Staff, The University of Sydney

20102017

Sessional Staff, University of Technology Sydney

20102017

Architectural & Interior Designer

19982009

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Research Output 2011 2019

'Contemplating the Void' - SM - 'with every breath'

Breen Lovett, S., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

'Future Living System' - SM - Open House Melbourne

Aitchison, M., Couper, R., Monne, D. T., Maxwell, D., Kuzmanovska, I., Breen Lovett, S., Bunster, V. & Patterson, D., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureOther

Between Concentration and Distraction

Breen Lovett, S., 2018, Flow: Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity. Sparke, P., Brown, P., Lara-Betacourt, P., Lee, G. & Taylor, M. (eds.). London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 207-210 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Earth Air Myself

Breen Lovett, S., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

Energy Shawl Wall

Breen Lovett, S., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

Activities 2012 2019

  • 11 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 2 Contribution to conference

A Bauhaus Legacy

Sarah Breen Lovett (Invited speaker)
2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

“Way Out: Design Workshop with KSCA and Atelier Bow-Wow” in, Annual Design Research Conference 2019

Sarah Breen Lovett (Contributor)
2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Let’s Go Outside MUMA: Making Art Public

Sarah Breen Lovett (Invited speaker)
2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

“Expanded Field of Wollemi Art Farm.” In, Field Conditions AIARG 8

Sarah Breen Lovett (Contributor)
2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

"The Future of Interconnectivity" in, IMPACT From Bauhaus to IKEA

Sarah Breen Lovett (Contributor)
2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Press / Media

ARCHITECTURE AU: 'Editors’ picks: 2019 Open House Melbourne'

Mathew Aitchison, Rachel Couper, David Tapias Monne, Duncan Maxwell, Ivana Kuzmanovska, Sarah Breen Lovett & Daryl Patterson

11/07/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

ARCHITECTURE AU: 'A new phase in the evolution of design research'

Sarah Breen Lovett, Rachel Couper & Ivana Kuzmanovska

18/10/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Review

THE FIFTH ESTATE: 'The future of buildings: product to process'

Mathew Aitchison, Rachel Couper, David Tapias Monne, Duncan Maxwell, Ivana Kuzmanovska, Sarah Breen Lovett & Daryl Patterson

28/08/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

THE LOCAL PROJECT: 'The Future of Building'

Mathew Aitchison, Rachel Couper, David Tapias Monne, Duncan Maxwell, Ivana Kuzmanovska, Sarah Breen Lovett & Daryl Patterson

16/08/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other

DOMAIN: '‘A sleeping giant’: Why changing the way we build is key to improving Australian cities'

Mathew Aitchison, Rachel Couper, David Tapias Monne, Duncan Maxwell, Ivana Kuzmanovska, Sarah Breen Lovett & Daryl Patterson

16/08/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature