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Personal profile

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;  "Inter and Transdisciplinary Relationships in Architecture" by AITNER'; "Mediated Identities in the Futures of Place: Emerging Practices and Spatial Cultures" by Springer; and "Architecture Filmmaking" by Intellect.

Research interests

Breen Lovett's interest is focused on shifting consciousness in relation 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.

Supervision interests

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

Education/Academic qualification

Architecture & Art, PhD, 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, University of Sydney

20172019

Sessional Staff, 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

Expanding Architectural Practice through Contemporary Art: Case Study on the Kandos Art Facility

Breen Lovett, S. & Kroll, D., 2019, In : Scroope: Cambridge Architecture Journal. 28, p. 78-90 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

'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

Passive house vs. passive design: sociotechnical issues in a practice-based design research project for a low-energy house

Kroll, D., Breen Lovett, S., Jimenez-Bescos, C., Chisnall, P. & Aitchison, M., 2019, In : Architectural Science Review. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ADR18: The Exhibition

Breen Lovett, S., Couper, R. & Kuzmanovska, I., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formCurationResearch

Activities 2012 2019

  • 10 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 2 Contribution 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

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

“Passive Volume Housing in Australia?: An Applied Design Research Case Study.” In 2018 South Pacific Passive House Conference, Australian Passive House Association.

David Kroll (Contributor), Carlos Jimenez-Bescos (Contributor), Peter Chisnall (Contributor), Sarah Breen Lovett (Contributor)
2018

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

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

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