dLux MediaArts and Artereal Gallery have partnered to deliver IS THIS ART?, a special event celebrating emerging artists working in screen-based mediums. Now into its second year, this exciting quarterly event continues to grow as a critical platform to showcase the best new video artwork and art writing by undergraduate, postgraduate students and recent graduates from around Australia and beyond, and to generate dialogue around emerging media art practices.
IS THIS ART? November 2015 presents work by MRIDULA AMIN, TAMARA ELKINS, ALEXIA ESTRELLADO, SARAH KAUR, AKIRA AND NATHAN LASKER, TOLMIE MACRAE, BENJAMIN READ, ARIEL MARIA RUBY, ALEXANDRA SPENCE AND KATRINA STAMATOPOULOS and, DAVY WALKER. Exhibiting artists are paired with emerging writers, KATHLEEN LINN, VANESSA LOW and, MEGAN WILLOUGHBY.
dLux MediaArts thanks Dr Astrid Lorange for her provision of mentorship and support to our emerging writers program. IS THIS ART? is curated by Alexandra Sutcliffe of dLux MediaArts and is an initiative of the Rozelle Contemporary Art Precinct (RCAP).
Mridula Amin, Dinner Conversation, 2015, digital video, audio, 6:59 min
Tamara Elkins with Jaqueline Cavallaro, Wake, 2012, digital video, audio, 4:17 min; Soundtrack, Jamie Basic, Lullaby
Alexia Estrellado, Glimpse, 2015, digital video, audio, 2:43 min
Sarah Kaur, The Stars, The Stars, 2014, digital video, audio, 5:12 min
Akira and Nathan Lasker, Oedipals, 2015, digital video, audio, 2:41 min
Tolmie MacRae, Oil Dancer, 2015, digital video, audio, 3:26 min
Ariel Maria Ruby, Plumes, 2015, digital video, audio, 1:05 min; Soundtrack, Cosmo's Midnight, Snare
Benjamin Read, The Waves, 2015, digital video, 1:00 min
Alexandra Spence and Katrina Stamatopoulos, Transmission Ring, 2015, digital video, audio, 6:44 min
Davy Walker, I'm Sorry I Didn't Ask, 2014, digital video, audio, 6:24 min; Violin by Henry Webster, Composed by the Seafairy