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Prof Julieanna Preston PhD

Professor of Spatial Practice

School of Design

Julieanna Preston is a Wellington-based spatial artist, architectural designer and research

academic exploring the limits of material agency via performative, sculptural, temporal and

scholarly works. Often relational and site-specific, her works inquire about the vitality of

materials as sites of political protest and ethical exchange including their proclivity to

engender affective encounters. 

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 021842616
    Location: 10A105, Museum Building (Block 10)
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - RMIT (2014)

Prizes and Awards

  • Newcastle University (UK) awarded me a Visiting Professorship in the School of Architecture Planning and Landscape March-May 2017. This appointment supported engagement with academics, students and postgraduate students and included a public lecture, postgraduate seminars, development of a new postgraduate degree in creative practice, advising on creative practice portfolios for the upcoming RAE, a public performance and participation in a group developing and AHRC grant. - Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (2017)
  • Awards: Visiting Professor at Newcastle University UK 2017. This high level university award supported a 6-week visit to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne where I engaged with research across the NU School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Culture Lab's Digital Cultures Studio, School of Fine Art, The Great North Museum as well as Northumbria University's School of Art (performance and visual art). During this VP, I developed and produced a performance with 12 collaborators (RO3), delivered 2 keynote lectures and a public lecture (RC2), delivered a postgraduate practice-based seminar (RC1), advised on research funding applications and preparations for REF submissions, mentored academic and PhD students on creative practice research, and prepared and submitted a book chapter and a journal article for review and publication. Artist's Residencies: AKI Academy of Art and Design, Enschede, Netherlands, 2016 and 2017 to develop and produce "ground-wearing" [performance] and "ground-bearing" [video installation] (RO4) College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, USA, 2016 to develop and produce "attending" [performance] (NRO2) and "attuning" [performance] with Mick Douglas. 1067 Pacific People, Brooklyn, NY USA, 2016 to produce "appending" [performance] with Mick Douglas. Arts and Culture, School of Art, Brighton University, UK, 2016 to develop and produce "Waning" [performance] (NRO1) - Newcastle University, AKI, Syracuse University, Brighton University (2016)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

ethics, matter and materiality

issues of distance, proximity, relational space

performativity

spatial writing/ site-writing

the poesis of building construction

atmosphere and affect

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Architectural Design (120101): Architectural History and Theory (120103): Architecture (120100): Built Environment And Design (120000): Interior Design (120106):
Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing (199900): Performance and Installation Art (190504): Performing Arts and Creative Writing (190400): Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000): Visual Arts and Crafts (190500)

Keywords

performance, art, spatial design, architecture, feminist philosophy

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 5

Research Outputs

Creative Work

Preston, J. (2019). Being Under Symphony. (performance) Being Under Symphony [performance]: Interior Design Educator's Council Annual Conference, Sheraton/LeMeridian Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina USA
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2019). Vital Tones. (performance) Vital Tones: Voice and the Unknown Symposium, The Red Room, Inter Arts Centre, Målmo, Sweden
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Lewis, J. (2018). Erratic Refrains. (performance) Erratic Refrains: Performing Ecologies/ Performance of the Real, Allan Hall Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Kappenberg, C., & Preston, J.(2018). Shore Variations. [film (HDR, 10 mins, colour and sound, twin view composition)]. : Performing Ecologies, Performance of the Real, Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand
[Film or Video]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Lewis, J. (2018). Erratic Refrains. (performance) Erratic Refrains: Performing Ecologies hosted by Performance of the Real, Allen Hall Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Kappenberg, C., & Preston, J. (2018) Shore Variations: a material encounter [video installation]. [Exhibition] The Printworks, 14 Claremont, Hastings, UK
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2017). "with water, with log" + "granular gestures". [videos: 8:38 and 1:57/ MPEG, 1280 x 720 HD]. CONTEMPORARY VENICE - ITSLIQUID International Art Show of architecture, photography, painting, video art, installation and performance art, Palazzo Ca’Zanardi, Venice, Italy, curated by Luca Curci
[Film or Video]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2017). "windwoundweatherwovenwirewoman". (live art performance three and a half hours: scarf, pockets of garden lime) "windwoundweatherwovenwirewoman": Turn 2: ON Site/ Performing, Writing: a symposium in four turns, Matiu Island, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Lloyd-Thomas, K., Chilies, P., Tofield, T., Howarth, P., Ghazi, E., . . . De la Haye, D. (2017). "murmur" [performance] at west fragment of Old Town Wall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK as part of a Visiting Professorship and artist's residency (21 March-27 April 2017) with The School of Architecture Planning and Landscape and Culture Lab, Newcastle University. (bodies, voices, stone wall, score) "murmur" [performance] at west fragment of Old Town Wall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK as part of a Visiting Professorship and artist's residency at Newcastle University: Old Town Wall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2017). "ground-wearing". (live art performance, eight days: shovel, bucket, water, dirt, dictionary) "ground-wearing" + "ground-bearing": Roombeek Cultural Arts Sector, Enschede, Netherlands + "ground-bearing [8:44 video installation in group exhibition] at 6th Annual Lowlands Deleuze Scholars Conference "A GRIN WITHOUT A CAT", AKI Academy of Art and Design, Enschede, Netherlands
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Douglas, M. (2017) 'attending two' [artwork in a touring group exhibition and accompanying chapter in book], curated byJosé Quaresma and Mark Harvey.. [Exhibition] Archeological Museum of Carmo in Portugal, Maison André Gouveia, Cité Universitaire in Paris, France and Gus Fisher Gallery in Auckland, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Douglas, M. (2017). Idleness Labouritory: "attending". (live art performance, four hours, polo shirts, shoes, museum label) Idleness Labouritory: "attending": Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, USA
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2016). "Waning". (live art performance, three days: mixed media + solo exhibition "Waxing", seven days: 25 A2 graphite on newsprint drawings and props at ONCA: Centre for Art and Ecology, Brighton, UK) "Waning": Birling Gap/ Seven Sisters, Sussex, UK
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Douglas, M., Haenggi, A., Ahern, C., & Neuwirth, R. (2016). Idleness Labouritory: appending. (durational performance) Idleness Labouritory: appending in Pop Up Gesture Store:"We Won't Do It Without the Flesh": 1067 PacificPeople, Brooklyn New York City USA
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Douglas, M., Miller, T., Farrenkopf, J., Barrow, K., Turcan, I., . . . Huang, K. (2016). Idleness Labouritory: attuning. (durational performance) Idleness Labouritory: attuning: Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse, New York
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Douglas, M., Ulutupu, C., Wheeler, L., Harris, C., & Raheem, A. (2016). Idleness Labouritory: Reading Labours. (durational performance) Idleness Labouritory: Reading Labours: Courtenay Place, Wellington, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2016). "water-logged". (live art performance five days: wetsuit, torches, chain, shipping container, monitor, microphone, webcam) "water-logged": Performance Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2016). "IN COLD HEAT". (live art performance, three days: firewood, matches, readings, kettle, cups) "IN COLD HEAT": Winter Festival MELT: Minus20degrees Art & Architecture Biennale, Town Square, Flachau, Austria, curated by Heinz Riegler and Theo Deutinger
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Archer-Martin, J. (2015). "bit-u-men-at-work". (live art performance (three nights), costume, safety triangles, care takers, eyewitness) "bit-u-men-at-work": Melbourne, Australia: Performing Mobilities, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, 6 - 8 Oct 2015
[Performance]Authored by: Archer-Martin, J., Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2015) "fatty solids". [Exhibition] George Paton Gallery, Melbourne AUS
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2012). "moving stuff" [live art performance in Rosebank Art Walk, Croxley, 360 Rosebank Road, Auckland Art Festival]. (mixed media + "moving stuff: The confluence of economy and ecology" [invited lecture at Rosebank: cultural capital as agency Symposium, Te Noho Kotahitangaarae Marae] + "moving stuff: artefacts of place" [artwork in a group exhibition: Rosebank: Artifacts of Place, Snowhite Gallery]) "moving stuff" [live art performance in Rosebank Art Walk, Croxley, 360 Rosebank Road, Auckland Art Festival]: Auckland, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2015). "Stirring Stillness: Aesthetic variations on a concrete plane". (live art performance, five days, mixed media) "Stirring Stillness: Aesthetic variations on a concrete plane": Daughters of Chaos, Practice, Discipline, A Life at 8th Deleuze Studies International Conference, Konstfack School of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2013). "ground maintenance". (dust coat, broom, video camera) "ground maintenance": Inspace Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Benson, T., Preston, J., Tito, J., & Barclay, L.(2015). "Aotearoa Wai: Words for Water". [video]. Arizona State University Gallery, Phoenix Arizona, USA.Other venues: Aotearoa Wai: Words for Water, OUT WITH DROUGHT: Matters of Water, curated by Molly Hankwitz, Artist's Television Access Gallery, San Francisco Aotearoa Wai: Words for Water, HOT WATER — Water, Peace & War, Waterwheel, link to video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/12107801 Aotearoa Wai: Words for Water, Finale concert, Balance-Unbalance 2015, Phoenix
[Film or Video]Authored by: Preston, J.Contributed to by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2015). "oro awa waha wai". [video]. Puke Ariki Museum
[Film or Video]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2015). "becoming boulder". (durational live performance) 2015 SCANZ Water and Peace: Puke Ariki Landing, Huatoki Stream, New Plymouth
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2014) "thirsty stuff". [Exhibition] George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2014). "Sounding Out Vacancy". (spatial performance and sound scape) Sounding Out Vacancy: 1 Grey Street, Wellington, NZ as part of Urban Dream Brokerage/ Letting Space
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2014). "A Reconciliation of Carboniferous Accretions". (performance) "A Reconciliation of Carboniferous Accretions": Northern England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). "ground maintenance". (durational performance 3-6 Oct) ground maintenance: Space Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). moving stuff. (timber pallets, buckets, shovels, wheel barrow, ropes, hand cart, mud) Rosebank Road Artwalk: Croxley, 360 Rosebank Road, Auckland new Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2013). "hearing things: What can you hear?". Massey University/ University College London
[Film or Video]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013) Moving stuff: artifacts of place. [Exhibition] Snow White Gallery as part of Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2011). A WOOL GARDEN: 'Flaming Head Dresses'; 'Expanding Shades'. Great Hall, Museum Building, Massey University, Campaign for Wool 2011 launch and exhibition: Shear Brilliance, 2011 Campaign For Wool Exhibition and Launch
[Design]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Foster, S., Payne, J., & Neale, W.(2011). Somewhat, unpacking foriegn bodies. [quicktime video]. ULTIMA THULE: Journal of Architectural Imagination (online multimedia journal ISSN:1839-9991)
[Film or Video]Authored by: Foster, S., Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). Interior Weather Watch. (performative script and projected visuals) Wellington LUX, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011) This is my feminist survival kit. [Exhibition] Included in '13.3%', Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery, Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA, United States (04 Dec 2010 - 16 Jan 2011)
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Payne, J. (2011). BALE. (two gallery room, one bale greasy wool, one human occupant, 3 days) Snowhite Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (1 - 21 September)
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010) No Fixed Seating. [Exhibition] Included in "Whirlwinds", University Colleges of London, London, United Kingdom (3 - 5 Dec)
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010) Hung. [Exhibition] Included in "somewhat different: Contemporary Design and the Powers of Convention", Great Hall, Museum Building, Wellington, New Zealand (1 - 30 May)
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010) SHEAR:SWELL. [Exhibition] Included in "2010 Creative Scholarship Showcase at the Annual Interior Design Educators Council Conference", Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA, United States (24 - 27 March)
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2009). 'LOW TACK/ LOW TECH / HIGH TACT GLARE'; 'NEUTRAL' and 'EXIT'. (A series of performative installations) School of Architecture and Design, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand (9 Sep, 23 Sep and 14 Oct)
[Performance]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008) BLAZE. [Exhibition] Included in "Feminist Practices", Rhode Island School of Design, RI, United States (30 March - 11 April)
[Artwork]Authored by: Preston, J.

Journal

Preston, J. (2019). Sounding Out Vacancy: Performing (Anything But) Empty Space. Journal of Artistic Research. 19 Retrieved from https://www.jar-online.net/issues/19
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2019). “You are embued with tolerance …”. Architecture and Culture. 7(1), 31-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & O'Hara, W. (2018). On duration. Performance Research: a journal of the performing arts. 23(4-5), 191-191 Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13528165.2018.1514778
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Hara, W., Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2018). four castings [artist's pages]. Performance Research. 23(2), 21-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Allsopp, R. (2018). On Writing & Performance. Performance Research. 23(2), 1-4 Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13528165.2018.1464718
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.Edited by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2018). Elocutions, Elaborations, and Expositions of Interior Design Creative Scholarship. Journal of Interior Design. 43(1), 5-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2017). SPEAK matter, SPEAK!. Studies in Material Thinking. 16(How matter comes to matter through transversal practice: Matter, ecology and relationality), 2-10 Retrieved from http://www.materialthinking.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2016). Hearing things. International Journal of Interior Architecture and Spatial Design. 4(Material Vocabularies), 126-135 Retrieved from http://www.iijournal.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2015). "Moving,,,,". Drawing On. 1, 101-110 Retrieved from http://drawingon.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2015). Reconciling carboniferous accretions: A performative script. Architecture and Culture. 3(3), 281-296
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2014). "moving,,,". DrawingON Journal of Architecture Research By Design: Plenitude and Emptiness. 1(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2014). Dear Rosa. IDEA Journal. (Design Activism: Developing Models, Modes and Methodologies of Practice), 4-12 Retrieved from http://idea-edu.com/journal/2014-idea-journal/
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). In the wake of negotiating domesticity: Spatial productions of gender in modern architecture. Default Journal, Please Provide Journal Name. 2(1), 133-137
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Frichot, H, ., Preston, JA., Spooner, M, ., Pickersgill, S, ., Kovar, Z, ., Hann, C, ., . . . Evans, M, . (2012). An antipodean imaginary for architecture+philosphy: Fictocritical approaches to design practice research. Footprint. 6(Architecture Culture and the Question of Knowledge: Doctoral Research Today), 69-96 Retrieved from http://researchbank.rmit.edu.au/view/rmit:22118
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA., & Barrar, W. (2012). Subterra: Interior economies of underground space. IDEA Journal/ Interior Design/ Architecture Educator's Association. , 34-49 Retrieved from http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2011_IDEA_JOURNAL.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). Interior Economies: Money, markets, labour, politics, culture, land, people, objects, desire and space (not always in that order). IDEA Journal. 2011, 2-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). In the Wake of Negotiating Domesticity: Spatial Productions of Gender in Modern Architecture. Interiors: Design Architecture Culture. 2(1), 133-144
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Thomassen, AJ. (2010). Writing through design an active practice. Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. 3(1), 45-62 Retrieved from http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Article,id=9622/
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2009). The great indoors. IDEA: The Journal of the Interior Design / Interior Architecture Educators Association. 2009, 110-121
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2009). Gutter works: writing a public demonstration. Haecceity Papers. 4(2), 119-134
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008). Florence Taylor's hats: Designing, building and editing Sydney. Fabrications. 18(2), 130-131 Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rfab20/18/2#.UngCH3CBkV8
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2005). 'Ro:oM', spatial and material transmissions. IDEA 2005 Journal: INSIDEOUT, Suzie Attiwill & Gini Lee (Editors). , 139-149 Retrieved from http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2005_IDEA_Journal.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Preston, J.

Book

Archer-Martin, J., & Preston, J. (2020). Road Care. In A. Stuart Fisher, & J. Thompson (Eds.) Performing Care: New perspectives on socially engaged performance. (pp. 103 - 120).
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2019). "murmur". In C. Aubin, & C. Minguez Carrasco (Eds.) Body-Building.
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Archer-Martin, J. (2018). Performing Bitumen, Materialising Desiré. In M. Voyatzaki (Ed.) Architectural Materialisms: Non-human Creativity. (pp. 132 - 160). : Edinburgh University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Frichot, H., Grillner, K., & Preston, J. (2017). Feminist Practices: Writing around the kitchen table. In . Förlag År Tryckeri (Ed.) Feminist Futures of Spatial Practice: Materialisms, Activisms, Dialogues, Pedagogies, Projections. (pp. 171 - 196). Germany: Art Architecture Design Research (AADR)
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2016). Utter matter, condensed. In P. Rawes, T. Mathews, & S. Loo (Eds.) Poetic Biopolitics: New Political and Ethical Practices in the Arts. (pp. 134 - 147). London & New York: I. B. Tauris
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2012). A fossick for interior design pedagogies. In K. Kleinman, J. Merwood-Salisbury, & L. Weinthal (Eds.) After Taste: Expanded Practice in Interior Design. : Princeton Architectural Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2014). Performing Matter: interior surface and feminist actions. Germany: AADR Spurbuchverlag
[Authored Book]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). Studios: Live (Red) Matter; Matisse's l'Atelier Rouge. In G. Downey (Ed.) Domestic Interiors: Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns. (pp. 75 - 90). London: Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2013). Occupations of Interior Surface. In Interior Design & Architecture: Critical & Primary Sources (4 Volumes). London: Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2013). Surface demonstrations, neutral, not so. In G. Brooker, & L. Weinthal (Eds.) The Handbook of Interior Design. (pp. 117 - 128). United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
preston, J. (2013). Lining stories: Conversations with inside trades. In T. Poldma (Ed.) Meanings of Designed Spaces. (pp. 224 - 229). New York: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2012). Examples of educational practice: The crit panel. In H. Haugen Askland, MJ. Ostwald, & A. Williams (Eds.) Assessing creativity : Supporting learning in architecture and design. (pp. 169 - 171). Sydney, NSW, Australia: Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). Tooling feminist interior practice. In J. Flemming, F. McDonald Hay, E. Hollis, A. Milligan, & D. Plunket (Eds.) Interior Tools Interior Tactics: Debates in Interiors Theory and Practice. (pp. 263 - 274). Oxfordshire: Libri Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). Blazing inter alia: Tropes of a feminist creative practice. In Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Women in Architecture. (pp. 99 - 121).
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008). Affecting data. In J. Preston (Ed.) Interior Atmospheres. (pp. 36 - 45). Italy: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008). In the mi(d)st of. In J. Preston (Ed.) Interior Atmospheres. (pp. 6 - 11). Itlay: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (Ed.) (2008). Interior atmospheres. Italy: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
[Edited Book]Edited by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2006). Soft stuff. In R. McLeod (Ed.) The Sensuous Intellect. (pp. 142 - 155). Melbourne, VIC: RMIT University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.
Taylor, M., & Preston, J. (Eds.) (2006). INTIMUS: Interior design theory reader. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Academy
[Edited Book]Edited by: Preston, J.
Taylor, M., & Preston, J. (2006). Proximities. In M. Taylor, & J. Preston (Eds.) INTIMUS: Interior Design Theory Reader. (pp. 6 - 13). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Academy
[Chapter]Authored by: Preston, J.

Report

Preston, J., & MacKay, C. (2008). The state of a housing product: The context of GIB-Cove in NZ 2008.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Preston, J.

Conference

Preston, J. (2015). SPEAK. (pp. 43 - 44). , Transversal Practices: Matter, Ecology and Relationality/ VI International Conference on New Materialisms
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). "When Two or More Materials Meet". , WritingPlace
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010, June). Airing. Presented at Writing around the kitchen table: Critical spatial writing practices. RMIT University, Melbourne.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010). Airing. In Writing around the kitchen table: Critical spatial writing practices: Architecture + Philosophy, Melbourne, Australia
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2015). "Still, a spatial practice". . Utö, Sweden
[Conference Other]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Frichot, H. (2013). "Tabling Femininities: Two or More Voices on Still Life". , WritingPlace Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, JA. (2013). Moving, moving, moving stuff. In Plenitude and Emptiness: Symposium on architectural by design: Book of abstracts(pp. 30 - 31). , ByDesign: Plenitude and Emptiness
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013, March). Moving stuff; the confluence of economy and ecology. Presented at Rosebank: Cultural Captial as Agency. Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae, Building 178, Gate 3, Unitec, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). Occupations of interior surface. In T. Meade, L. Diaz, & S. Hagan (Eds.) Occupation: Negotiations with Constructed Space 2009. (pp. 1 - 11).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Foster, S., Payne, J., & Neale, W. (2010). Foreign bodies, somewhat unpacked. In Unsettled Containers: Aspects of Interiority(pp. 1 - 1). , InIterstices 12 Under Construction Symposium: Unsettled Containers: University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Foster, S., Neale, W., Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010, June). Airing. Presented at Writing around the Kitchen Table: Critical Spatrial Writing Practices. Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2013). "When Two or More Materials Meet". , WritingPlace Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Payne, JS. (2010). HYPO-matter. AG3:Online: The Third International Arakawa and Gins Architecture and Philosophy Conference. (pp. 23 - 38).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010). What's at risk?: Concerning matters of (interior design) disciplinarity. In Looking into the Modern Interior: History, Theory and Discipline in Education and Practice(pp. 20 - 20). : Interior Design Educators Council and Modern Interiors Research Centre
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010, February). Into after. Presented at Interior Spaces in Other Places. Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2010). Into after. Interior Spaces in Other Places. (pp. 1 - 9).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2011). Occupations of interior surface. In Occupation: Negotiations with Constructed Space(pp. 52 - 53). , Occupation: Negotiations with Constructed Space: University of Brighton, United Kingdom
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., & Thomassen, AJ. (2009). Active Tense: Writing through design practice. Art. Media Design Writing Intersections Conference & Workshop. (pp. 196 - 212).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2009). Interiors, wilderness, weather flets. Atmosphere Annual Symposium. (pp. 66 - 78).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008, August). Wedges and shims: levering a feminist interior practice. Presented at Interior Tools, Interior Tactics. Edinburgh, Scotland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2008, June). Pull here: finding architecture and narrative in the gutter. Presented at 32nd Annual IAPL Conference Local Global Knowledge Arts. Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2007). Furnishing a field of red matter. In Defining Space(pp. 101 - 102). : UCD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2007, March). Fossicking: A pedagogical model for research on the interior. Presented at Aftertaste: New Agendas for the Study of the Interior. New York, NY.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2006, June). Building subsumed by the act/art of making. Presented at Homo Faber Symposium: Modelling Architecture. Melbourne, VIC.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J.(2006). Introducing written interiors [closed post-seminar discussion]. . Kingston University, Kingston, UK
[Conference Other]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J. (2006). Banter, chit chat and whispers: Informing the urban concrete. Surfacing Urbanisms: Recent Approaches to Metropolitan Design: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) West Conference: Proceedings. (pp. 201 - 206).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Preston, J.
Taylor, M., & Preston, J. (2005). Interior bowers: the dormant wilderness of nineteenth-century boudoirs. For IDEA Symposium: INSIDEOUT, convenors S. Attiwill and G. Lee, Melbourne, AUS..
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Preston, J.
Preston, J., Taylor, M., & Charleson, A.(2001). Structure and ornament: The Veritable and the spurious, presented (and peer-reviewed) at Second Annual Symposium of Architecture History: Architecture and Authenticity, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, February.
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Preston, J.
Taylor, M., Preston, J., & Charleson, A. (2000). Seismic resistance: heritage, architecture and the post-colonial. At Second Australasian Conference on Engineering Heritage, Auckland. Presented at Our team used this conference presentation as an opportunity to expose the preservation and conservation issues associated with our research and design on earthquake strengthening historic buildings. This essay was well-received at the conference
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Preston, J.

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  • 2016 - Mark Bradford - Doctor of Philosophy
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