Julieanna Preston

Professor Preston’s research draws primarily from the disciplines of architecture, art and philosophy and her background in interior design, building construction, landscape gardening, material processes and performance writing. Julieanna has delivered live art performances and lectured on her creative and scholarly works in the United States, UK, Sweden, Australia, Scotland, The Netherlands, Canada and New Zealand. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech (1983), Master of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art (1990) and a PhD through creative practice from RMIT (2013). Recent works and publications include a sole authored book Performing Matter: interior surface and feminist actions (AADR, 2014); Idleness Labouritory: Attuning and Attending
(in collaboration with Mick Douglas, Syracuse, NY, 2016); Waning (Birling Gap, UK, 2016), and, as a leader for an upcoming event, Performing, Writing:
A symposium in four turns (Wellington, NZ, 2017). www.julieannapreston.space

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal