Position

Senior Lecturer
Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement

Qualifications

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), University of South Australia, 1997

Master of Arts (Screen Studies), Flinders University, 2002

PhD candidate, Australian Studies, Flinders University, current.

Teaching interests

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cinema and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Memory and Intergenerational transmission of knowledge, Indigenous artistic practice and performance, Colonising archives and repatriation.

Topic Coordinator:

  • AUST2612  Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges

Topic Lecturer:

  • AUST1004  Introduction to Aboriginal Studies

Research expertise

  • Art theory and criticism
  • Australian cultural history
  • Australian Studies
  • Communication and media studies
  • Contemporary Cultural and Political Issues
  • Creative Arts
  • Cultural studies
  • Visual Art
  • Women's Studies

Publications

  • Baker, A.C. and Worby, G.R. (2007). Aboriginality since Mabo: Writing, Politics, and Art. In Nicholas Birns, Rebecca McNeer, ed. A Companion to Australian Literature Since 1900. Rochester, USA: Camden House, pp. 17-40.
  • Baker, A. (2006). Between the Folds (of Paper): Stories, Knowledge, Voices. In Gus Worby and Lester-Irabinna Rigney, ed. Sharing Spaces: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Responses to Story, Country and Rights. Perth: API Network, pp. 32-33.
  • Tur, S.L., blanch, F., Baker, A.C. and harkin, N. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts - Decolonising methodologies of the lived and spoken Act 1 and Act 2. NIRAKN & NATSIHEC INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS RESEARCH CONFERENCE.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). The intimacy of shared histories: a South Australian roundtable. Art Monthly Australia, October(302) pp. 18-25.
  • Baker, A. (2013). Nungaodradek. Artlink, 2 pp. 66-67.
  • Baker, A. (2012). Long Way Home: A celebration of 21 years of Yunggorendi first nations centre. Artlink, 32(2) pp. 86-87.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C. (2018). Ali Gumillya Baker, Racist texts, 2014, UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Perspectives on art and feminism (Catalogue Book) Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). Ali Gumillya Baker, sovereignGODDESSnotdomestic, 2017. Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace, Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide SA 5000: ACE Open.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). Ali Gumillya Baker, Bound/Unbound Sovereign Acts II Simone Ulalka Tur, 2015. RESOLUTION: New Indigenous Photomedia (catalogue book) two year National touring exhibition- culminating in 2018 At the NGA in Canberra: National Gallery of Australia.
  • Baker, A.C., Wheeler, N.C. and Wurm, J.A. (2016). Baker et al. - "Long Way Home"
  • Tur, S.L., Baker, A.C., Blanch, F. and Harkin, N.A. (2016). Bound/Unbound Sovereign Acts. SWAPv International Student Wellbeing Prevention of Violence: Bound/Unbound Collective.
    [Web Link]
  • Tur, S.L., Baker, A.C., Blanch, F. and Harkin, N.A. (2016). Sovereign Acts Bound Unbound Collective decolonising methodologies of the lived and spoken. The Packing Shed, Hart's Mill Mundy Street Port Adelaide
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C. (2016). Ali Gumillya Baker, Sovereign Fleet, 2016. Hugo Michell Gallery, Beulah Park Adelaide: Hugo Michell Gallery.
  • Baker, A.C. (2016). Baker - "Bow Down to the Sovereign Godess"
  • Baker, A.C., Tur, S.L., Blanch, F. and Harkin, N.A. (2016). Baker et al. - Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts – Act I and Act II.
  • Baker, A.C. (2015). Mankurri-api Kuu/Reconciliation Room. Adelaide Town Hall
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Act 1 Bound and Unbound Sovereign Acts. Artlink. Adelaide: Gordon and Gotch. 35(3) pp. 60-65.
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts - Act II. Adelaide
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts. Adelaide: Yunggorendi First Nations Centre, Flinders University.
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Sovereign Love Poem - Bus Stops. Adelaide
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Tur, S.L., Harkin, N.A. and Blanch, F. (2015). Bound and unbound: sovereign acts - Act II. Nici Cumpston, ed. TARNANTHI. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, pp. 140-141.
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2014). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts Decolonising Methodologies of the Lived and Spoken: Act I. Fontanelle Gallery
  • Baker, A., Wurm, J., Wilson, R., Tur, S., Blanch, F. and Bunda, T. (2013). Tellin' the stories of teachers. Flinders University
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A., Bonner, M., Harkin, N., Zada, R. and West, A. (2013). Nungaodradek. Australian Experimental Art Foundation
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A. (2013). Sovereign Fleet. Beyonce is a feminist. Fontanelle Gallery
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Baker, A. (2012). Bow down to the Sovereign Goddess. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Wheeler, N. and Wurm, J.A. (2011). Long Way Home: A Celebration of 21 Years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre. Adelaide
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Wheeler, N. and Wurm, J.A. (2011). Long Way Home: A Celebration of 21 Years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre. Adelaide, Australia: Flinders University.
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A. (2011). Bow Down to the Sovereign Goddess: Museum of Un-Natural History (Alian) Tandanya
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Giles, K. and Kajio, Y. (2010). Flight of a Bird: Life in Performance. Adelaide
    [Web Link]
  • Priest, N.C., Thompson, L., Mackean, T.J., Baker, A.C. and Waters, E. (2017). Yarning up with Koori kids’ – hearing the voices of Australian urban Indigenous children about their health and well-being. Ethnicity & Health, 22(6) pp. 631-647.
    [10.1080/13557858.2016.1246418] [Scopus]
  • Tur, S.L., blanch, F., Baker, A.C. and harkin, N. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts - Decolonising methodologies of the lived and spoken Act 1 and Act 2. NIRAKN & NATSIHEC INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS RESEARCH CONFERENCE.
  • Priest, N.C., Thompson, L., Mackean, T.J., Baker, A.C. and Waters, E. (2017). Yarning up with Koori kids’ – hearing the voices of Australian urban Indigenous children about their health and well-being. Ethnicity & Health, 22(6) pp. 631-647.
    [10.1080/13557858.2016.1246418] [Scopus]
  • Baker, A.C. and Worby, G.R. (2007). Aboriginality since Mabo: Writing, Politics, and Art. In Nicholas Birns, Rebecca McNeer, ed. A Companion to Australian Literature Since 1900. Rochester, USA: Camden House, pp. 17-40.
  • Baker, A. (2006). Between the Folds (of Paper): Stories, Knowledge, Voices. In Gus Worby and Lester-Irabinna Rigney, ed. Sharing Spaces: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Responses to Story, Country and Rights. Perth: API Network, pp. 32-33.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). The intimacy of shared histories: a South Australian roundtable. Art Monthly Australia, October(302) pp. 18-25.
  • Baker, A. (2013). Nungaodradek. Artlink, 2 pp. 66-67.
  • Baker, A. (2012). Long Way Home: A celebration of 21 years of Yunggorendi first nations centre. Artlink, 32(2) pp. 86-87.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C. (2018). Ali Gumillya Baker, Racist texts, 2014, UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Perspectives on art and feminism (Catalogue Book) Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Melbourne: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). Ali Gumillya Baker, Bound/Unbound Sovereign Acts II Simone Ulalka Tur, 2015. RESOLUTION: New Indigenous Photomedia (catalogue book) two year National touring exhibition- culminating in 2018 At the NGA in Canberra: National Gallery of Australia.
  • Baker, A.C. (2017). Ali Gumillya Baker, sovereignGODDESSnotdomestic, 2017. Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace, Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide SA 5000: ACE Open.

Professional and community engagement

Adelaide City Council Public Art Round Table,

Fontanelle studio artist.

Contact

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Location: Yunggorendi Mande Building (2.13)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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