Adelaide, Australia 28th September – 1st October 2012Call for papers and workshops2012 Australian Ceramics Triennale will provide a platform for discussion, debate and theexchange of ideas amongst local, national and international ceramics practitioners, educators,collectors, critics and cultural theorists.We are now seeking proposals for papers and workshops that explore clay as a subversivemedium capable of challenging artistic, cultural and social norms.Please register your personal interest in the presentation of papers and/or workshops of 1 to 3days duration relevant to the conference theme at of particular interest in the field of studio ceramics include:• Art and craft traditions and their interaction with contemporary practice.• Industrial processes and alternative technologies – challenges and research.• Hybrid or cross disciplinary practices and the development of mixed media.• Indigenous ceramics practice – development, academic, personal and cultural.• Critical writing and documentation.• Exhibition practices, public and private – current trends, funding and collecting.Submissions for papers:A 400 word abstract to be emailed to for workshops:A one page proposal including time frame and budget to be emailed Dates:Abstracts ( for papers and workshops) due: September 30th, 2011 – 5pmNotification of abstract acceptance: October 30th, 2011, by emailFull proposed paper due: February 29th, 2012 – 5pmNotification of accepted papers: March 30th, 2012, by emailFinal paper due: June 30th, 2012 – 5pmSelection of papers: All abstracts and workshop proposals will be reviewed initially by theconference steering committee and then authors will be invited to submit full papers for juriedselection.