RMIT University

Clare McCracken is a site-responsive artist, early-career researcher and the coordinator of Art History, Theory & Cultures in the School of Art at RMIT University, Naarm/Melbourne. Her practice-led research sits at the intersection of art, cultural geography and urban theory. She employs innovative, performance methodologies to research how mobility systems coproduce space, place, and landscape across generations in Australia. In 2019 Clare won an RMIT University Research Award in the Higher Degree by research Impact category for her PhD research. Recent publications include Lisbon Dreaming in Dystopian and Utopian Impulses in Art Making (2023) and Killing Snowmen: Big Things and rural Australia’s existential crises in Mobilities Humanities (2022). Recent creative outcomes include Cruskits and Crows, a video essay exploring pandemic and climate change mobilities, and Squishy Taylor and the City-Wide Ghost Plague, a story adventure for kids constructed around themes of urban wilding. More at: www.mccracken.com.au

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