Doctor of Philosophy, School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne.
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Honours (First Class), Sculpture, Sound and Spatial Practice, RMIT University, Melbourne.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Writing in the Expanded Field: Touching, Feeling, Writing, Volume IV, Between Yore’s Self and Mine, performance and digital publication, ACCA, Melbourne, November 2022, February 2023.
Archives of Feeling: Trauma, Knowledge, Empathy, Love is in the bag, T-collective, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, September-December.
Agent Bodies, RMIT Gallery and Capitol Theatre, Melbourne; screening of Just Breathe, June.
Just Breathe, Magdalen Laundry, Abbotsford Convent, Collingwood, Melbourne (solo), June.
No Holding Back: A Dialogue Between Four Artists, T-collective, Assembly Point, Creative Melbourne, Southbank, Everything of which I was once conscious but have now forgotten, swift-flow + depth, March-April.
Even More Beautiful IRL, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds; gone, The Colour of Time (Sous Entendu), April and CASPA, Castlemaine, November
Yarra City Arts Grant, for the Just Breathe exhibition and publication of Mig Dann: The Intimacy of Scrutiny.
The Intimacy of Scrutiny, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Melbourne (solo), February-March.
City of Melbourne Arts Grant, for the production of Just Breathe, the film.
Just Breathe, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Exhibition Space (solo), April.
The new (ab)normal, The past comes back to haunt, RMIT Gallery, June-August (online).
Future Histories, Midsumma, Hatch Contemporary Art Space, Doppelgangster, Everything of which I was once conscious but have now forgotten, Language of dreams, Ivanhoe, January-February.
T-collective, King’s ARI, Melbourne, March (cancelled).
Bauhaus Now, Lantern parade, Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, July-October.
The distance., NightSky / I remember, St. Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, June.
One Night Only Project, The Colour of Time (video), Black Cat Gallery, Collingwood, July.
The Colour of Time / I Remember …, BroadCAST Microsite, RMIT, Melbourne (solo) March–April.
Looking forward looking back (not dead yet), Maldon Art Network, Castlemaine Arts Festival, March.
From Nature, Looking down looking up, Gasworks Art Park, South Melbourne, November.
Lothlorien (reclaimed), private commission, Marysville, Victoria.
Dis/location III, Maldon Sculpture Walk, Castlemaine Arts Festival, March.
Sehnsucht, Commission for Skulpturenpark Wesenberg, Mecklenburg, Germany, June-ongoing.
Residency, Skulpturenpark Wesenberg, Mecklenburg, Germany, June–August.
Performing Dress Lab: Costume in Focus, RMIT Melbourne, University of the Arts, London, and Aalto University, Helsinki (online), http://www.performingdresslab.com. Video presentation of research, Just Breathe
Critical Autoethnography Conference, Creative Agency Research Lab (online) Paper: Little Alleluias: bubbles aren’t meant to last
Deakin University, ‘Body of Knowledge’. Paper: The insights of encounter: exploring memory and trauma through the intersection of creative practice and psychological enquiry.
Jewel Topsfield, ‘Women show old age is for doing,’ The Age, March 19, 2023,10-11, https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/the-women-proving-old-age-isn-t-a- dreaded-tragedy-20230316-p5cstw.html
Mig Dann, ‘A Call to Art’, in Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women, Maggie Kirkman (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2023), 13-24.
Writing in the Expanded Field: Touching, Feeling, Writing, Volume IV, ‘Between Yore’s self and Mine’, digital publication, ACCA, Melbourne, February. https://touchingfeeling.acca.melbourne/
Mig Dann, ‘The Elusive Encounter: an exploration of memory and trauma through expanded spatial practice’, PhD diss. (RMIT University, 2022).
Mead, Josephine (ed.), Mig Dann: The Intimacy of Scrutiny, Bambra Press, Melbourne.
Dann, Mig, ‘Everything of which I was once conscious but have now forgotten: Encounters with Memory’, IDEA Journal 17, no. 2 (2020): 248–64, DOI: 10.37113/ij.v17i02.388.
Dann, Mig, Laura Fulton, Christine Rogers and Anne Harris, ‘Why Can’t Orphans Play Baseball? Writing into the Primal Wound’, Qualitative Inquiry 27, nos 3–4 (2020): 465–72, DOI:10.1177/1077800420934136.
NEWS / PROGRAMS / REVIEWS
TRACTION series, Prime, from a suite of conversation videos as an online public program for Blindside Gallery, Melbourne. https://blindside.org.au/program/traction
Sadie Harrison is a UK-based, award-winning composer who has published the composition, Sehnsucht, a piece for violin and piano, composed in response to the eponymous work at Skulpturenpark Wesenberg, Germany. www.sadieharrisoncomposer.co.uk,