Patricia Flanagan

Lecturer

Patricia Flanagan is an artist and academic who has been exhibiting internationally since the mid 1990’s and is represented in private and public collections in Australia, Ireland, Germany, Italy and China. She is the winner of four CASP funded Public Art commissions, a UGCTD Grant to develop PIPA; representative for Oceania at the Tournai Contemporary Textiles Biennial Belgium; recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Scholarship Award, winner of The Max Fabre Foundation Award for Environmental Awareness and a 2015 finalist for the Neuton-John Award for Innovation and Creativity.

She completed a Doctorate of Philosophy (Public Art) University of Newcastle Australia; Master of Art (Visual Art) Bauhaus University Weimar; Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and Associate Diploma awarded with honours (Fashion Design). 

Dr. Flanagan established the Wearables Lab at the Academy of Visual Art at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2009. She currently works as a Lecturer for the University of New South Wales in the Faculty of Art and Design. She is on the programming committees for: Design, User Experience and Usability (DUXU) in the context of Human Computer Interaction International (HCII) where she chairs a panel session on Haptic Interfaces and Wearable computing; Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications (COLLA) and; IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies - (ICALT). She is the founder of ongoing experimental research initiatives: the Peripatetic Institute for Praxiology and Anthropology (since 2011) and the Haptic InterFace Project (since 2012).

http://triciaflanagan.com/

http://pipa.triciaflanagan.com/

http://hapticinterface.hkbu.edu.hk/

https://unsw.academia.edu/triciaflanagan

http://2016.hci.international/

http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/ComCOLLA16.html  

http://www.ask4research.info/icalt/2016/

 

 

publications

Book Chapters
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Flanagan P, 2021, 'Making Tangible the Intangible Gestures of Craft', in Mahbub U; Ahad AR; Rahman T (ed.), Contactless Human Activity Analysis, Springer Nature, Switzerland, pp. 293 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68590-4
2021
Flanagan PJ, 2021, 'Making Tangible the Intangible Gestures of Craft', in Intelligent Systems Reference Library, pp. 293 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68590-4_11
2021
Flanagan P; Frankjaer R, 2019, 'Cyborganic wearables: sociotechnical misbehavior and the evolution of non-human agency', in Koistinen A-K; Karkulehto S; Varis E (ed.), Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture, Routledge, New York, pp. 236 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429243042
2019
Flanagan T, 2018, 'Cricket Songs', in Wong S; LIAO P-Y (ed.), The Charismatic Rebirth of Yore, Taipei Cultural Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, pp. 132 - 141
2018
Flanagan P, 2017, 'Inside, Outside and Beyond the Body: wearable interfaces and the future self', in Zhao R; Chan C (ed.), Minding the Digital, Tongji Press, Shenzhen, pp. 108 - 117
2017
Flanagan P, 2017, 'From thread to artefact: the shape of a walk and the geography of sleep in the era of hyper-mobility', in Lowry S (ed.), Anywhere and Elsewhere
2017
Flanagan P; Papadopoulos D; Voss G, 2015, 'Intimacy and Extimacy: Ethics, Power, and Potential of Wearable Technologies', in Barfield W (ed.), Fundamentals of Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality, edn. Second Edition, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, pp. 32 - 53, http://primoa.library.unsw.edu.au/UNSWS:SearchFirst:UNSW_ALMA51173900630001731
2015
Flanagan P, 2014, 'Trish Flanagan Watt Space Exhibiting Artist 1998 - 1999', in Finnigan P (ed.), 25 Watt, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 86 - 87
2014
Flanagan P, 2014, 'Hong Kong: Cultural Transformation of the Public Sphere', in Curry J; Hanstedt P (ed.), Reading Hong Kong, Reading Ourselves, City University of HK Press, Hong Kong, pp. 66 - 89
2014
Flanagan P, 2013, 'The Peripatetic Institute for Praxiology and Anthropology', in Sivan A; Chan D; Wong E (ed.), Studies on Teaching & Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, pp. 61 - 76
2013
Flanagan P, 2011, 'Transit Textiles', in Rolet C (ed.), 5 Continents Woven World 7th Triennale Internationale Des arts Textiles Contemporains, Triennale Internationale de la Tapisserie des Art du Tissu, asbl de Tournai, Tournai, Belgium, pp. 54 - 57
2011
Journal articles
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Blamires S; Spicer P; Flanagan P, 2020, 'Spider silk biomimetics programs to inform the development of new wearable technologies.', Frontiers in Materials, vol. vol.7, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2020.00029
2020
Frankjaer R; Flanagan P, 2019, 'The technocrafted post-human: introducing cyborganics', Virtualities and Realities New Experiences, Art and Ecologies in Immersive Environments, Renewable Futures, Acoustic Space Journal,, vol. 17, http://rixc.org/en/acousticspace/issue/666/
2019
Flanagan P, 2018, 'Crafting Post-digital fashion', The Journal of the Asian Art Society of Australia, vol. 27, http://taasa.org.au/taasa-review/?ReviewUUID=181b013d-dac5-4aed-8e60-3f75ae9c943d
2018
Flanagan P, 2017, 'The Renaissance of the Sensual in a Vivacious World', Leonardo Electronic Almanac, vol. 22, https://v3.pubpub.org/pub/the-renascence-of-the-sensual-in-a-vivacious-world-
2017
Flanagan P, 2017, 'The Renaissance of the Sensual in a Vivacious World', Leonardo Electronic Almanac, vol. 22, https://v3.pubpub.org/pub/the-renascence-of-the-sensual-in-a-vivacious-world-
2017
Flanagan P; Gomez R; Davis R, 2015, 'Transcending Disciplinary, Cultural and National Boundaries: Emergent Technologies, New Education Landscape Through the Cloud Workshop Project', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9187, pp. 631 - 642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20898-5_60
2015
Flanagan P, 2015, 'Evolutionary Wearables', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9187, pp. 622 - 630, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20898-5_59
2015
Flanagan P, 2014, 'A Vibrant Evolution: From Wearable Devices to Objects as Mediators of Experience', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. part 3, pp. 675 - 686, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07635-5
2014
Flanagan P; Vega K, 2013, 'Future Fashion – At the Interface', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8012, pp. 48 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39229-0
2013
Flanagan P, 2013, 'Haptic Interface Aesthetics – Feedback Loops, Live Coding and How to Harness the Potential of Embodied Estrangement in Artistic Practices and Aesthetic Theories within Interface Culture', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8012, pp. 58 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39229-0
2013
Flanagan P; Vega K, 2013, 'Blinklifier: A Case Study for Prototyping Wearable Computers in Technology and Visual Arts', Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8014, pp. 439 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39238-2
2013
Flanagan P; Frankjaer TR, 2013, 'Employing Creative Practice as a Research Method in the Field of Wearable and Interactive Technologies', Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 373, pp. 31 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39473-7
2013
Flanagan P, 2013, '2029 Fashion Futurism', User Experience, vol. 13, pp. 24 - 26, http://uxpamagazine.org/fashion-futurism/
2013
Flanagan P, 2011, 'The Ethics of Collaboration', Ctr+P Journal of Contemporary Art, pp. 37 - 40
2011
Curatorial Outputs
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Kiang R; Flanagan P; Tillman D, 2020, Digital Materiality Public Program, exhibited at: Lane Cove Gallery, Sydney, 28 March 2020 - 28 March 2020, https://www.gallerylanecove.com.au/digital-materiality-viewing-gallery
2020
Flanagan P; Miller B; Bown O, 2019, MOVE Symposium, exhibited at: UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, 09 March 2019 - 09 March 2019
2019
Flanagan P, 2019, Femufacture, exhibited at: The Japan Foundation Gallery, The Japan Foundation, Sydney Level 4, Central Park 28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW Australia, 02 February 2019 - 30 March 2019, https://jpf.org.au/events/femufacture/
2019
Davis R; Gomez R; artisan gallery ; Flanagan P, 2016, Wear Next, exhibited at: AVA Gallery, Choi Hung, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 05 March 2016 - 22 March 2016, Wear Next
2016
Creative Works (non-textual)
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Flanagan P, 2020, Makers Hand, Maker's Hand, Wangaratta Art Gallery, 29 February 2020 - 05 April 2020, medium: Textile, electronics, projection, ceramics, sound, at: https://wangarattaartgallery.com.au/makers-hand-tricia-flanagan-2/
2020
Flanagan P, 2020, Digital Materiality : Coded Textiles, Digital Materiality: Coded Textiles, Gallery Lane Cove, 04 March 2020 - 28 March 2020, medium: multi media installation, at: https://www.gallerylanecove.com.au/past-exhibitions-2020-2?pgid=kcbdij72-ee988221-f537-450b-b919-9f6a2d1faaea
2020
Bernabei R, 2019, Variations ceramic 3D printed vessels, Femufacture, Japan Foundation, Sydney, 06 February 2019 - 20 March 2019, medium: 3D printed ceramics and brass, at: https://jpf.org.au/events/femufacture/
2019
Flanagan P; Frankjaer R, 2018, Cyborganic BW-V2, Make Known: The Exquisite Order of Infinite Variation, UNSW Galleries, 28 July 2018 - 08 September 2018, at: https://artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/make-known-exquisite-order-infinite-variation
2018
Flanagan P, 2011, Peripatetic Institute of Praxiology and Anthropology, Beyond Growth?! Ecological Justice. Social Rights. Good Life, University of Applied Science, Berlin, Germany, 11 May 2011 - 15 May 2011
2011
Conference Papers
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Flanagan PJ; Fraietta A, 2019, 'Tracing the intangible', in UbiComp/ISWC 2019- - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, London, United Kingdom, pp. 49 - 52, presented at Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, London, United Kingdom, 09 September 2019 - 13 September 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3341162.3343799
2019
Franjaer R; Flanagan P, 2018, 'Urban Cyborganics', Durban, South Africa, presented at 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Durban, South Africa, 23 June 2018 - 30 June 2018
2018
Flanagan P; Frankjaer R, 2018, 'Rewilding Wearables: Sympoeitic Interfaces for Empathic Experience of Other-than-human Entities', in TEI '18 Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, ACM New York, NY, USA, Sweeden, pp. 611 - 616, presented at Tangible Embedded Interfaces, Sweeden, 18 March 2018 - 21 March 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3173225.3173316
2018
Flanagan P, 2017, 'Critical and Speculative Wearables: Boundary Objects', in Marcus A (ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Springer, Vancouver, pp. 656 - 672, presented at Human Computer Interaction International, Design Usability and User Experience, Vancouver, 09 July 2017 - 14 July 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58637-3_51
2017
Flanagan P, 2016, 'Visceral design: Sites of intra-action at the interstices of waves and particles', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 3 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40355-7_1
2016
Adhitya S; Davis B; Frankjaer R; Flanagan P; Mahony Z, 2016, 'The BIOdress: A Body-worn Interface for Environmental Embodiment', in Broekhuijsen M (ed.), TEI '16 Proceedings of the TEI '16: Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, ACM New York, NY, USA ©2016, Eindhoven University of Technology, at the department of Industrial Design, pp. 627 - 634, presented at Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction TEI 2016, Eindhoven University of Technology, at the department of Industrial Design, 14 February 2016 - 17 February 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2839462.2856345
2016
Flanagan P; Gomez R; Davis R, 2015, 'The Pedagogic Prosthetic: Augmented Learning as Content-in-Motion in Hybrid Educational Spheres', in Proceedings - International Computer Software and Applications Conference, pp. 868 - 873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/COMPSAC.2015.69
2015
Flanagan P; Gomez R; Davis B, 2015, 'Designing Experiences with Wearables: A Case Study Exploring the Blurring Boundaries of Art, Design, Technology, Culture and Distance', in Popovic V; Blackler A; Luh D; Nimkulrat N; Kraal B; Nagai Y (eds.), INTERPLAY, IASDR, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 802 - 820, presented at International Societies of Design Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 02 November 2015 - 05 November 2015, http://iasdr2015.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/IASDR_Proceedings_Final_Reduced.pdf
2015
Flanagan P; Gomez R; Davis B, 2015, 'Designing Experiences with Wearables: A case study exploring the blurring boundaries of art, design, technology, culture and distance', in Popovic V; Blackler A; Luh DB; Nimkulrat N; Kraal B; Nagai Y (eds.), the 6th IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research Congress), IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research), Brisbane, Australia,, 6th IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research Congress), IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research), Brisbane, Australia, pp. 805 - 820, presented at 6th IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research Congress), IASDR (The International Association of Societies of Design Research), Brisbane, Australia, 02 November 2015 - 05 November 2015
2015
Flanagan PJ, 2014, 'A vibrant evolution: From wearable devices to objects as mediators of experience', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 675 - 686, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07635-5_64
2014
Frankjaer TR; Flanagan PJ; Gilgen D, 2013, 'Employing creative practice as a research method in the field of wearable and interactive technologies', in Communications in Computer and Information Science, pp. 31 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39473-7_7
2013
Flanagan PJ; Vega KFC, 2013, 'Future fashion - At the interface', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 48 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39229-0_6
2013
Flanagan PJ, 2013, 'Haptic interface aesthetics - 'Feedback loops, live coding and how to harness the potential of embodied estrangement in artistic practices and aesthetic theories within interface culture'', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 58 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39229-0_7
2013
Vega KFC; Flanagan PJ; Fuks H, 2013, 'Blinklifier: A case study for prototyping wearable computers in technology and visual arts', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 439 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39238-2_48
2013
Flanagan P; Vega K; Fuks H, 2012, 'Blinklifier: The Power of Feedback Loops for Amplifying Expressions through Bodily Worn Objects', in 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2012) Conference proceedings Vol. 2, 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2012), Matsue, Japan, pp. 641 - 642, presented at 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2012), Matsue, Japan, 28 August 2012 - 31 August 2012
2012
Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
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Adhitya S; Davis B; Frankjaer R; Flanagan P; Mahony Z, 2017, BIOdress (video projection), Climatic: Post-Normal Design, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Editor(s): Davis R, digital projection, Published: 24 March 2017, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://millergallery.cfa.cmu.edu/exhibitions/climacticpostnormal/
2017
Adhitya S; Mahony Z; Frankjaer R; Davis B; Flanagan P, 2016, BIOdress, THE BODY IN TRANSLATION TEI 2016, Senaatszaal Auditorium, Eindhoven University of Technology, Den Dolech 2, Eindhoven, Editor(s): Loke L; Khut G, polyester, thermochromic pigment, nitinol, conductive yarn, micro controllers, sensors, Published: 14 February 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.tei-conf.org/16/art2.html
2016
Flanagan P, 2016, BODYecology (video and artefact), Wear Next, AVA Gallery, Choi Hung, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Editor(s): Flanagan P; Davis R; Gomez R, Video projection, hand spun, woven and indigo dyed blanket, Published: 05 March 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://ava.hkbu.edu.hk/2016/02/wear-next/
2016
Flanagan P, 2016, Cricket Songs, Fashion + Paper, Scissors & Rock, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Editor(s): WU P, Interactive Installation, Published: 23 September 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/en_US/web/hm/exhibitions/data/exid237.html
2016
Flanagan P, 2015, Social Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Hotel Stage Gallery, Jordan Hong Kong, Editor(s): Scott T, Multimedia installation, Published: 01 September 2015, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://chinaartprojectshk.com/curation/2015-curation/
2015
Flanagan P, 2015, BODYecology 2015 (digital video), Experimental thinking/Design practices,, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Editor(s): Moline K, multimedia performance installation, Published: 18 September 2015, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://app.secure.griffith.edu.au/news/2015/09/17/experimental-thinking-design-practices-exhibition-opening-at-griffith-university-art-gallery/
2015
Flanagan P, 2015, Time Topography, Time Topography, Timeless Textiles Gallery, Editor(s): Flanagan P, Published: 15 July 2015, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.timelesstextiles.com.au/page19827/exhibition.aspx
2015
Flanagan P, 2013, Estranged Gestures, Estranged Gestures, Karin Weber Gallery, Soho, Hong Kong, Published: 13 August 2013, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www2.karinwebergallery.com/efliers/exhibitions/2013/EstrangedGestures/en/
2013
Creative Written Works
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Flanagan P, 2016, The Post-Digital Craftswoman, Fashion + Paper, Scissors & Rock, WU A, (ed.), Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Hong Kong Heritage Museum, http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/documents/2199315/2199694/WebBooklet1011.pdf
2016
Conference Presentations
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Flanagan P, (ed.), 2016, 'Time Geography', pp. 18 - 19, presented at Art at the Outermost Limits of Location-Specifciity, Parsons New School New York, 17 November 2016 - 18 November 2016
2016
Flanagan P; Frankjaer R, 2015, 'Bamboo Whisper – A Cyborganic', presented at Reconfiguring Human and Non-Human: Texts, Images and Beyond, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 29 October 2015 - 30 October 2015
2015
Flanagan P, 2014, 'Peripatetic Pedagogy – Learning in Motion', presented at HERDSA Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 07 July 2014 - 10 July 2014, http://conference.herdsa.org.au/2014/index.html
2014
Flanagan P, 2013, 'Reciprocity: participation and exchange in post-acquistive society', presented at JMGA 15th Biennial Conference - Participate and Exchange, Brisbane QLD, 12 July 2013 - 14 July 2013, http://www.participationandexchange.com/speakers.html
2013