[DWAN] provides research services and collaborates on projects around gender – including culture, heritage, spaces, equality, social participation, and wellbeing.
All project leads and Directors are actively publishing and experienced researchers.
Areas of interest:
- Feminist curatorial and archival practices
- Digital practice – cyberfeminism, mapping, feminist digital humanities, feminist internet
- Socially engaged arts practice across communities, wellbeing and activism
Ed. Ashton, J (forthcoming 2017) book, Feminism and Museums: intervention, disruption and change”, MuseumsEtc.
Ashton, J (forthcoming 2017) “Digital Feminist Spaces in Education”, Policy Futures in Education (Special Edition, Teacher Education for gender, sexuality, diversity & globalization policies)
Ashton, J (forthcoming 2017) “Feminist Archiving [manifesto continued]: skilling for direct action”, Australian Feminist Studies.
Ashton, J (forthcoming 2017) “Digital Feminist Archiving: connectivity, evidencing & resistance”, Girlhood Studies (Special Edition, Technologies of Non-Violence).
Ashton, J (forthcoming 2016) “The Feminists are Cackling in the Archive”, Feminist Review (Methods).
Ashton, J (2016) “Digital Sculptures/ Digital Visitors @ MOSI”, Museums and Visitor Photography, MuseumsEtc.
Ashton, J (September 2015) “A Concrete House & its Photographic Portrait”, Parallax, 21:3: 288-308
Ashton, J, ed (2014) Artefacts & Experiences: Reframing Narratives Across Medicine and Health, exhibition catalogue, Loose Collective.
Ashton, J (2014) “Artefacts & Experiences: Where Art, Health, and Technology Meet”, NOW THEN. Issue 12
Ashton, J, (2013), “Derek Jarman’s Blue: Negating the Visual”, Journal of Applied Arts & Health, 3:1: 295-307.
Ashton, J, Day, K (2009) “People, Spaces, Collections: Art and Learning at The Manchester Museum”, The Go-Between: Artist as Mediator Between Collections & Audiences, Vol. 1, University of Glamorgan: 33-43