Jondi Keane

Exploring the extent to which the body-environment can be reconfigured.


Associate Professor Jondi Keane

Research Fellow

Research and Experience
Jondi Keane is an arts practitioner, writer and Associate Professor, Head of Art and Performance group at Deakin University.  For more than three decades he has exhibited, performed and published in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia. His research interests include: Contemporary Art, practice-led research, embodied cognition, and experimental architecture. Keane’s creative research consists of studio practice, installation–performances and large-scale collaborative projects including his work as a co-applicant on a 7-year grant project on research creation, Immediations: Art, Media and Event (SSHRC) and participation in the Venetian Blind project at the European Culture Centre in the 58th Venice Biennale (2019). He publishes in range of interdisciplinary journals: Ecological Psychology, Janus Head, Interfaces, Studies in Material Thinking, AD (Architectural Design), Artforum, Leonardo Electronic Almanac and Inflexions journal, a book chapter in Immediations Anthology (2019 OHP), co-edited a special issue of Inflexions (#6, 2012) and a co-author Creative Measures of the Anthropocene: Art, Mobility and participatory geographies with Kaya Barry (2019 Palgrave. He has organized numerous research events including Unruly Techniques: Linking Knowledge Practices through Art, Science and Technology (Deakin 2015) and the Second International Body of Knowledge: Art and Embodied Cognition Conference (Deakin 2019) and is currently guest editing a special Issue of IDEA journal.

Practice-led research, creative arts practices, experimental and participatory artwork, contemporary theory, embodied cognition, experimental immersive and built environments


practice-led research, perception-as-action, participatory knowing-through-making, embodied and enactive cognition+ (4EA)

Jondi Keane: Creative research practices:

Co-organiser: Arakawa and Gins conference website (2010)

Convener: Second International – Body Of Knowledge: Art and Embodied Cognition conference (2019)

Creative Measures of the Anthropocene: Art, Mobilities and Participatory Geographies, by Kaya Barry and Jondi Keane (2019 Palgrave)

Immediations Anthology (2019, OHP)