Dr Ashley Holmes Creative and Performing Arts / School of Education and the Arts

Senior Lecturer Digital Media

BFA, PhD Visual Arts (Major Studio Project) UniSA

Contact Details

Email: a.holmes@cqu.edu.au

Phone: (07) 4940 7592 - Ext: 57592

Office Location

G:03

Blg 22

About Me

Background

Dr Ashley Holmes has award-winning teaching skills. He has management and administrative experience in a regional university context. This follows a successful twenty five-year business career as a creative industry producer and company director. He is an awarded designer, widely-published photographer and more recently he has gained international recognition as a new media digital artist. Ashley has established an innovative research and publication profile. He teaches into the Bachelor of Digital Media at CQUniversity Ooralea campus.

Awards

Co-recipient: 2004 Vice Chancellor's award for Quality Teaching
Co-recipient: 2004 Dean's Award for Quality Teaching

Professional Experience

Graduate Research Coordinator: Creative and Performing Arts / Mackay Campus 2012 - 2013
Head of Program: Bachelor of Multimedia Studies Dec 2008 - March 2012
Academic representative, Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics and Education, Academic Board of CQUniversity Australia, 2011 - 2012
Campus Academic Manager Mackay, Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics and Education (acting) Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Sub Dean, Mackay Campus, Faculty of Informatics & Communication, 2003 - 2006
Deputy Head of School, Contemporary Communication, 2002 - 2006
Member CQU Academic Board, Regional Academic Representative (elected position), 2004 - 2005

Professional Memberships
National Association for the Visual Arts 
Editor

Transformations Journal editorial board member

Consultancy Work

Mackay Base Hospital Redevelopment: Public art design consultancy curated by Brecknock Consulting 2010 - 2011.

User interface design for NEXSYS site implementation at Peabody North Wambo undergroud coal mine. Consultancy for Nepean Power sponsored under the Enterprise Connect scheme. See CQUniNews article, 2 September, 2011 .
Theses

PhD Visual Art (Major Studio Project), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, 2005.

Thesis Title:
"Bridging Adelaide 2001: photography and hyperimage; hyperreality and the documentary"

For more information on thesis see:
"20-year documentary a good-news story for Adelaide’s Torrens River" in UniNews, 5 May 2005, CQU

Published in: 2005
Papers in Refereed Proceedings
Holmes, A. M., Kinslow, R. & Pope. 2012. “Learning Integrated Work: inter-organisational collaborators reflect on provision of authentic virtual multimedia project experience” in M. Campbell (Ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) National Conference, Deakin University, Geelong, 2012. https://www.academia.edu/1896957/
Holmes, A. M. 2014. "Software leaves its mark: memes and architectonics in Australian trademarks 1950-2000" in Peer Reviewed Proceedings of 5th Annual Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ), Hobart 18-20 June, 2014, pp.31-44. https://www.academia.edu/9975276/
Completed Supervisions
Doctor of Philosophy: Anita K Milroy. Thesis: Episteme, Techne & Poiesis: visualisations of extinction and evolution in Queensland Flora. Principal supervisor with co-supervisors Prof Donna Lee Brien and Dr Andrew Rozefelds.
Published in: 2017
Doctor of Professional Studies: Susan Grantham. A proposal to manage social mediated YouTube risks to the reputation of the Queensland Police Service. Principal supervisor. Co supervision with Associate Commissioner Peter Martin.
Published in: 2014

Master of Communication: Thomas Duggan. Thesis: Exploring the aesthetics of digital media genres. Co-supervision with Prof. Denis Cryle.

Published in: 2012

Master of Arts: Michael Lee. Thesis: Smart Mark: a study into the Internet Wrestling Community's impact on the world of pro-wrestling. Co supervised with Assoc. Prof. Errol Vieth.

Published in: 2010
2016: Marc C Scott, Doctor of Philosophy. Co-supervision with Prof Denis Cryle. Thesis: Invention to Institution: A Comparative Historical Analysis of Television Across Three National Sites.
Grants
Funds from Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) and from Queensland Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for environmental art projects and community workshops in collaboration with mentor, Jill Chism, and with fellow Mackay artists, Tracey Heathwood & Ngaio Lenz for a project entitled Waters' Edge, creating environments. RADF component: $13,324 
Published in: 2008
Regional Center of the Arts (RCotA) fund 2005, CQU: "Inverse Blink" project, $4250
Published in: 2005
INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES
Information Systems - Computer-Human Interaction
User interface design, social media applications
STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY
Sociology - Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Social media
STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING
Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing - Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified
interactive art, visual arts, artistic research, practice-based research, lens-based media, public art
Book chapter

Holmes, A. M. (2018). Immanence and its distortions: Metaphysics of an art/science collaboration. In P. Stupples (Ed.), Art and Future: Energy, Climate, Cultures (pp. 81-97). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from https://books.google.com.au/

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Journal article

Everitt, J., & Holmes, A. (2016). Assessment of novelty for intellectual property with implications for design education: A case study. The International Journal of Design Education, 10(4), 45-54. Retrieved from http://ijge.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.235/prod.111

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Milroy, A., Rozefelds, A., Coghlan, S., Holmes, A., & Hocknull, S. (2015). Digitising the collection : evaluating photogrammetry as a means of producing a digital, three-dimensional model. Journal of natural science illustration., 47(3), 3-10. Retrieved from https://www.gnsi.org/

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Milroy, A., Wegener, M., & Holmes, A. (2015). Labpunk: curiosity, intra-action and creativeness in a physics-art collaboration. Transformations., 26(1), 1-19. Retrieved from http://www.transformationsjournal.org/issues/26/editorial.shtml

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Everitt, J., & Holmes, A. (2015). Prior art : disclosing a risk for design education. Design principles and practices : an international journal - annual review., 8, 9-16. Retrieved from http://ijg.cgpublisher.com/

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Everitt, J. M., & Holmes, A. M. (2015). The artefact as evidence of novel value in design education. Global Journal on Humanites and Social Science, 1(1), 227-232. Retrieved from http://sproc.org/archives/index.php/pntsbs/article/view/3578/3210

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Holmes, A. (2012). Social creativity at the coalface : a heuristic case study incorporating non-human agency. Text., 16(2), 1-18. Retrieved from http://www.textjournal.com.au/speciss/issue16/holmes.pdf

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Holmes, A. (2011). Reciprocal and complementary knowledge conversion in a work integrated learning collaboration. Studies in learning, evaluation, innovation and development., 8(2), 40-52. Retrieved from http://sleid.cqu.edu.au/viewarticle.php?id=351

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Holmes, A. (2010). Cohesion, adhesion and incoherence : magazine production with a Flickr special interest group. M, 13(1), 1-12. Retrieved from http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/viewarticle/210

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Holmes, A. (2009). Haphazart! Ashley Holmes. Haphazart! Contemporary Abstracts., 2, 6-35. Retrieved from http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/956638

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Holmes, A. (2008). Artworld : changing gatekeepers?. Working papers in art and design., 5, 1-17. Retrieved from http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/artdes_research/papers/wpades/vol5/ahfull.html

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Holmes, A. (2008). Syncretism in narrativity, visuality and tactility : a case study of information visualization concerning a news media event. Reconstruction : studies in contemporary culture., 8(3), 1-33.

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Holmes, A. (2006). Our place : in-between the primordial and the latter?. Transformations., 13. Retrieved from http://transformations.cqu.edu.au/journal/issue_13/article_03.shtml

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Creative Work

Holmes, A. (2015). Web of life (No. Of Pieces: 24). Mackay, Qld, : The Artist.

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Holmes, A. M. (2012). 7 framed Giclée prints on 300sgm Somerset Museum rag, matted and framed: "It captures me"; "Things object therefore..."; "Anthrodecene"; "Causal Quality # 1-4" (No. Of Pieces: 7 pieces). Richard Randall Art Studio, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Qld.: The Artist. Retrieved from http://greenvalegallery.com/2012-exhibition-calendar/

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Holmes, A. (2009). Woodstock forty years on (No. Of Pieces: 3). Qld, : The Artist. Retrieved from http://www.jillchism.com.au/pdf/jill_chism_waters_edge_catalogue.pdf

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Holmes, A. (2006). "In-between the Primordial and the Latter" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay, Qld : The Artist.

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Holmes, A. (2006). "Inverse Aesthetic" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay .

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Holmes, A. (2006). "Wreck Conciliation" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay .

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Holmes, A., Holmes, A., Holmes, A., & Holmes, A. (2006). Inverse Blink' : series of digital creative works : 'Wreck Conciliation', 'Inverse Aesthetic' and, 'In-between the Pimordial and the Latter' (No. Of Pieces: 3 digital creative works). Mackay, Qld : The Artist.

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Holmes, A. M., & Holmes, R. (2016). Immanence and its Distortions (No. Of Pieces: Video artwork, 4 min. 32 sec., colour with sound). Townsville, Qld.: La Luna Youth Arts. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/192216838

Conference paper

Holmes, A. (2014). Software leaves its mark : memes and architectonics in Australian trademarks 1950-2000. In Peer reviewed proceedings of the 5th annual conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ), Hobart, 18-20 June, 2014. (pp. 31-44). Australia: Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand. Retrieved from http://popcaanz.com/conferenceproceedings_2014/business_holmes.pdf

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Holmes, A., Kinslow, R., & Pope, M. (2012). Learning integrated work : inter-organisational collaborators reflect on provision of authentic virtual multimedia project experience. In Proceedings of the 2012 Australian Collaborative Education Network National Conference. Collaboration Education: investing in the future. (pp. 120-124). Vic Australia: Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Incorporated.

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Holmes, A. (2003). Embodiment : computer networks and symbiosis revisited. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications,. (pp. 2594-2597). Norfolk, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

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Holmes, A. (2006). Reconciling experimentum and experientia : ontology for reflective practice research in new media. In Speculation and Innovation : applying practice led research in the creative industries. (pp. 1-17). Brisbane, Qld: Queensland University of Technology. Retrieved from http://www.speculation2005.net/

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Exhibition

Butler, S., Grech-Fitzgerald, H., & Holmes, A. (2006). Pacific Edge : contemporary art from coastal Queensland [Exhibition]. Artspace Mackay City Council. Retrieved from http://hdl.cqu.edu.au/10018/32171

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Holmes, A. (2011). Affinity : lens-based and new media art by Ashley Holmes (No. Of Pieces: 1 exhibition) [electronic resource]. Mackay, Qld: CQUniversity.

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Recorded / Rendered work

Holmes, A., Francis, M., & Mosshammer, M. B. (2003). The government : the book (No. Of Pieces: 1 videodisk (DVD) (11min)). Mackay, Qld? : Central Queensland University.

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Higher Education
HE Term 2 - 2019
MMST13018 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
DGTL13005 - Digital Media Project
Unit Profile Reviewer
DGTL12007 - Digital Communications Management
Unit Coordinator
HE Term 1 - 2019
MMST13015 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12005 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
HE Term 2 - 2018
MMST13018 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12007 - Digital Communications Management
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12006 - Visual Communication Design
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 1 - 2018
MMST13015 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12005 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
HE Term 2 - 2017
MMST13018 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
MMST11003 - Visual Design Fundamentals
Tutor
DGTL12007 - Digital Communications Management
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12006 - Visual Communication Design
Tutor
HE Term 1 - 2017
MMST13015 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part A
Lead Lecturer
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Lead Lecturer
DGTL12005 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
DGTL12004 - Digital Publishing
Tutor
HE Term 2 - 2016
MMST13018 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Tutor
DGTL11004 - Digital Design and Communication
Tutor
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Tutor
HE Term 1 - 2016
MMST13015 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
MMST11003 - Design Perspectives
Tutor
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Tutor
HE Term 2 - 2015
MMST13018 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Unit Coordinator
DGTL11004 - Digital Design and Communication
Tutor
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Tutor
HE Term 1 - 2015
MMST13015 - Collaborative Digital Media Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
MMST11003 - Design Perspectives
Tutor
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Tutor
HE Term 2 - 2014
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Unit Coordinator
DGTL11004 - Digital Design and Communication
Lecturer
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Lecturer
HE Term 1 - 2014
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Tutor
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 3 - 2013
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
HE Term 2 - 2013
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Profile Reviewer
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Unit Coordinator
DGTL11004 - Digital Design and Communication
Tutor
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 1 - 2013
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Lecturer
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 3 - 2012
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 2 - 2012
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Profile Reviewer
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Unit Coordinator
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 1 - 2012
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Unit Profile Reviewer
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 3 - 2011
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
MMST11009 - Digital Video and Audio
Lead Lecturer
DGTL11001 - Foundations of Animation
Unit Coordinator
HE Term 2 - 2011
MMST13018 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part B
Unit Coordinator
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
DGTL12002 - Working with Social Media
Unit Coordinator
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Unit Profile Reviewer
COMM12030 - Desktop Publishing
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 1 - 2011
MMST13015 - Collaborative Multimedia Project Part A
Unit Coordinator
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Coordinator
COMM12116 - Contemporary Photomedia
Unit Profile Reviewer
HE Term 3 - 2010
MMST12009 - Web Application Development
Unit Profile Reviewer
MMST11010 - Illustration and Visualisation
Unit Profile Reviewer
MMST11002 - Web Design
Unit Profile Reviewer
DGTL13002 - Mobile Application Development
Unit Profile Reviewer
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