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Jeanette Hoorn

Dr Jeanette Hoorn is Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely in Australian and Pacific art and film. She prepared an exhibition on Charles Darwin in Australia for the bicentenary celebrations of Darwin’s birth in 2009. Her research and teaching interests include Australian indigenous art; documentary and ethnographic cinema; the European civilising mission. She has held fellowships at Yale, Berkeley, the University of London and the Australian National University.

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What do robots and poetry have in common?

In an unexpected collaboration local poet Nandi Chinna will team up with a Dutch robot for the 2015 Fremantle Street Arts Festival.

SKRYF, which is the brainchild of Eindhoven artist Gijs van Bon, will creep around the Fremantle Town Hall leaving a trail of Chinna‚Äôs poetry created from piles of sand. »