Writing

EDITED BOOKS

Pryor, Rebekah and Stephen Burns, eds. Feminist Theologies: Interstices and Fractures. Minneapolis: Fortress Press (forthcoming 2021).

 

Handasyde, Kerrie, Cathryn McKinney and Rebekah Pryor, eds. Contemporary Feminist Theologies: Power, Authority, Love. London: Routledge (forthcoming 2020).   >

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

“This is My Body: Re-making the maternal image in terms of divine relation and difference.” In Feminist Theologies: Interstices and Fractures, edited by Rebekah Pryor and Stephen Burns. Minneapolis: Fortress Press (forthcoming 2021).

 

“Thinking, dancing: Exploring the gaps between ecstasy and distress.” In Contemporary Feminist Theologies: Power, Authority, Love, edited by Kerrie Handasyde, Cathryn McKinney and Rebekah Pryor. London: Routledge (forthcoming 2020).    >

 

“Performing the Icon and other maternal gestures.” In Topologies of Sexual Difference, edited by Louise Burchill. Albany, NY: SUNY Press (forthcoming).

 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Lullaby: Births, deaths and narratives of hope.” Religions 11, no. 3 (2020): 138. doi:10.3390/rel11030138    >

THESES

 

“This is My Body: Re-imagining the Mother and the Sacred in Art and Ordinary Life.” PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/11343/197462    >

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

“Dear Mr Butterfield: Letters to architects and other artistic interventions in religious space.” Paper presented at Place, Space and Religious Identity Symposium, Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy, VIC, February 2020.

 

“Holy Edifice: Reflections on contemporary art practice and its religious reconstructions of the body.” Paper presented at NgāTūtaki – Encounter/s: Agency, Embodiment, Exchange, Ecologies, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, NZ, December 2019.

“Thinking, dancing: exploring the gaps between ecstasy and distress.” Paper presented at Power, Authority, Love: Writing, Rites and Right, Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies Conference, University of Divinity, Parkville, VIC, October 2019.

                                    

“Thinking, dancing: exploring the gaps between ecstasy and distress.” Paper presented at the Vessels: Theology and the Arts Symposium, St Luke’s Anglican Church, Woy Woy, NSW, July 2019. 

 

“Portable Cathedral: exploring our capacity for difference through contemporary art practice, Luce Irigaray's 'sensible transcendental' and Catherine Keller's 'capax mundi'.” Paper presented at Tell It Slant: A Symposium on Theology and the Arts, St Francis College, Brisbane, QLD, June 2018. 

 

“This is My Body: art practice and Irigarayan philosophy towards a new religious feminist aesthetic.” Paper presented at Women, Art and Feminism in Australia since 1970 Symposium, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne, Southbank, VIC, February 2018. 

 

“This is My Body: exploring the nexus between art practice and Irigarayan philosophy from a religious feminist perspective.” Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, November – December 2017. 

 

“This is My Body: re-imagining the prolific and generative nature of the maternal image and its potential for the incarnational task of human becoming.” Paper presented at the Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies Symposium, University of Divinity, Parkville, VIC, August 2017. 

 

“Art and atemporal maternal action: making relational and generative contemporary art for a ‘post-Christian’ culture.” Paper presented at The Artist as Pilgrim, Saint, Scholar? The 13th International Art + Christianity Enquiry Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, July 2016. 

 

“Artistic engagements with the work of Luce Irigaray.” Paper presented at the Luce Irigaray International Seminar, University of Bristol, UK, June 2016.

 

“The Poetics of Transcendence and Implications of the Spatial Imaginary for Religious Art-making.” Paper presented at The Sixth International Conference on the Image, The University of California Berkeley, USA, October 2015.

 

“The Icon and the Absent Other.” Paper presented at Topologies of Sexual Difference, RMIT Melbourne, VIC, December 2014.

 

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

Beilin, Ruth, Mark Paine, and Rebekah Pryor. "'Don't Fence Me In': Integrating Food Systems by Co-Constructing Landscapes." In Agri Food Conference. Akaroa, New Zealand, 2003.

 

Pryor, Rebekah, Ruth Beilin, and Mark Paine. "Re-Examining an Extension Practice Case Study Using 'Triple Bottom Line' and 'Farming Systems' as Concepts of Sustainability." In Australian Farming Systems Conference. Toowoomba: Australian Farming Systems Association, 2003.

 

REPORTS

 

Beilin, Ruth, Mark Paine, and Rebekah Pryor. "Designing Extension to Deliver Triple Bottom Line Outcomes." In Cooperative Venture for Capacity Building: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 2007.

 

Beilin, Ruth, Rebekah Pryor, and Mark Paine. "Social Cohesion and Civic Space: Underlining Social Policy Obligations in Production Landscapes." In Bureau of Rural Sciences. Canberra, 2003.

 

Watson, Pam, and Rebekah Pryor. "Grazing for Biodiversity and Profit: Farmer Segmentation Study & Evaluation of Research and Extension Worker Attitudes".  Victoria: Department of Natural Resources and Environment, 2002.

 

CATALOGUES

 

Holy, Honest Confluences. Melbourne, Australia: Rebekah Pryor, 2019. Exhibition catalogue.    > 

Cathedral.  Melbourne, Australia: Rebekah Pryor, 2015. Exhibition catalogue.    > 

OTHER WRITING

"Blue Spring Skies: Yoko Ono's Five Dots (2014) and other prompts for seeing beyond the image". The Cooperative. 2020.     >

“Holy, Honest Confluences and the Value of Multiplicity”. Art/s and Theology Australia. 2019.    >

PRESS

 

Pattenden, Rod. “Tears of the Mother”, review of Saltcellars (2018) by Rebekah Pryor, ArtWay, January 26, 2020.    >

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