School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Nerina Dunt is a researcher, writer and occasional curator. Her most recent major project was the research and documentation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Collection held by Flinders University Art Museum. She was also commissioned by the University of New South Wales for research projects 'South Australian Artists at the Art Gallery of South Australia' and 'Photohistory SA, R.J. Noye Collection at the Art Gallery of South Australia'; both of which were documented for Design & Art Australia Online.
In 2005 Nerina undertook an art museum internship under the mentorship of Robert Reason, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts, Art Gallery of South Australia, where her research focused on the life and work of Gladys Reynell (1881-1956). In 2007, she co-curated with Nici Cumpston and Maggie Fletcher, the exhibition 'Indigenous Responses to Colonialism: Another Story' at the Adelaide Festival Centre.
Nerina holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) (2000), from the South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, and a Master of Arts (Art History) (2005), from the University of Adelaide in conjunction with the Art Gallery of South Australia. She is currently in the final stage of her Art History PhD at the University of Adelaide, which focuses on contemporary Indigenous Australian art.
Date Position Institution name 2016 Lecturer Adelaide Central School of Art 2016 Online Course Developer and Tutor University of Adelaide - Australian Indigenous Art 2011 - 2013 Research Assistant University of New South Wales - Design and Art Australia Online 2011 - 2012 Research Assistant Flinders University - Flinders University Art Museum 2011 - 2012 Research Assistant Flinders University Art Museum 2002 - 2004 Exhibitions Manager Art Images Gallery
Date Institution name Country Title 2005 University of Adelaide Australia MA (Art History) 2000 University of South Australia (South Australian School of Art) Australia Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)
Date Title Institution name Country 2001 Certificate 2 Arts Administration TAFE —
Research InterestsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History Art Criticism Art History Art Theory Art Theory and Criticism Australian History Cultural Studies Curatorial and Related Studies Historical Studies History History and Philosophy of the Humanities Studies in Creative Arts and Writing Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society Visual Arts and Crafts
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