Dwyer, Simon

Central Queensland University
Simon Dwyer has over twenty-five years of experience working in many technical and production roles in the entertainment industry across Australia and New Zealand. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Central Queensland University examining the theatricality of the lighting of the Sydney Opera House. Simon has presented original research in the creative industries at numerous conferences and has written on a wide range of topics including architecture, education, facilities management, literature and the performing arts.     

Contributions

  • Editorial
    Rowan Moore, in his work Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture, notes that “most people know that buildings are not purely functional, that there is an intangible something about them that has to do with emotion” (16). Emotion is critical to why and how we build. Indeed, there is a basic human desire to build—to leave a mark on the landscape or...Read more
  • Editorial
    The experiences of regional Australia are unique. This issue of M/C Journal solidifies some of the understandings of the experiences of living, working, creating, researching or thinking in, or through, regional Australia. Our work explores regional cultural constructions of these places, spaces, and identities, as well as of the communities that breathe...Read more