Dr Daniel Mafe
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BiographyDaniel Mafe studied and exhibited in London from 1979 until 1990. He completed postgraduate studies in Painting at the Royal Academy in 1983-6 and in 1986 was the winner of the Europe Prize for Painting in Ostende, Belgium. In 1987 he completed a Painting Fellowship at the Gloucestershire College of Art & Technology in Cheltenham.
He has continued to exhibit regularly since his return to Australia and is represented in public collections including the Museum of Fine Art, Ostende, Belgium, the Queensland Art Gallery, Artbank, and Bailleau-Myer Collection in the Museum of Modern Art at Heide Park.
His research interests include practice-led research and contemporary visual art with a focus on painting and abstraction as well as continental philosophy (Lyotard), and psychoanalysis (Lacan, Kristeva and British Object Relations) . In 2011 his PhD, Rephrasing Voice: Art, Practice-led Research and the Limits and Sites of Articulacy, was given an outstanding thesis award by QUT. It explored the dual motivation comprising the 'artist's voice' and its subsequent value for research.
Daniel is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Arts for Art and Design with the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT.
Visual Arts and Crafts
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
- GD Painting (Royal Academy Schools, London)
- DipPainting (City & Guilds of London Art School)