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Like a Writing Desk / ABC RN / 2014

Posted on Jan 23, 2014
Like a Writing Desk / ABC RN / 2014

Like a Writing Desk is a dark comedy about the power of myth and the failure of ego. It’s also about crows. And ravens. Written and co-directed by Aden, this radio mockumentary features the talents of Marcus Graham (Home and Away, Mulholland Drive), Zoe Carides (Mystery Road, Not Suitable for Children) and Mitchell Butel (South […]

Festivals & Conferences

Posted on Mar 19, 2012
Festivals & Conferences

Aden is a regular speaker, panellist and facilitator at arts and literature festivals around Australia. He has given masterclasses, delivered papers and hosted a variety of events at festivals such as This is Not Art (2006–7, 2009–12), the Emerging Writers’ Festival (2010–12), the National Young Writers’ Festival (2006–7, 2012), Critical Animals (2007, 2009–10, 2012), Poetry […]

Critical Animals / Director / 2009–2010

Posted on Mar 8, 2012
Critical Animals / Director / 2009–2010

Critical Animals is a creative research symposium held annually as a part of the This Is Not Art festival in Newcastle, Australia. It’s a forum for students, researchers, writers, artists, thinkers and curious individuals who are critically engaged with creative and experimental art practices. It’s an opportunity to present papers and ongoing research, as well as to challenge […]

Edit Metropolis / 2006

Posted on Jan 14, 2012
Edit Metropolis / 2006

Aden was part of the DKDC collective that created Edit Metropolis, a 10m x 10m group installation based on Walter Benjamin’s The Arcades Project. Re-constructing an 18th-century Paris arcade from cardboard, the installation featured sound works, video works, sculpture, an op shop and live music. Edit Metropolis premiered at the Walter Benjamin and the Architecture […]