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1987 3 March  
Metaphysical TV, Screening

A screening of Super 8 films under the title Metaphysical TV at the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington Town Hall in Sydney.   As part of a series of events entitled No Where/No Here presented by the group Artists in Direct Support, Mark Titmarsh curated Metaphysical TV, a program of films that had, either...

An Eccentric Orbit, Press Release

Press release for the exhibition of Australian video art at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in December 1994. “An exhibition of electronic works produced by more than thirty Australian media artists since the early 1990s is on view at The Museum of Modern Art through January 29, 1995. Premiering...

1987 410 Sep  
The Second Australian Video Festival, Video Festival

1987 Australian Video Festival Co-ordinator: Sally Couacaud, Assistant Co-ordinator: Kate Goodnow

2013 7 Jun20 Jul  
Running the City, Exhibition

Presented by the National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA) and ISEA2013, Running the City was an experimental, interactive exhibition in which artists deployed a range of electronic media and tactics to both map and move throughout the city. Connecting with the ISEA2013 theme – Resistance is Futile –...

2013 8 Jun 1 Jul  
test pattern, Exhibition

A highlight of the ISEA 2013 program was the Australian premiere of test pattern, a large scale immersive installation by renowned Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda. Like many of Ikeda’s works, test pattern represents the intense energies of massive digital data flows that increasingly shape our globalised world.

2013 30 May16 Jun  
This is Video, Exhibition

Featuring work by: Pam Brown, Warren Burt, Peter Callas, David Chesworth, Malcolm Ellis, Mick Glasheen, Miles Green, Marr Grounds, Stephen Jones, Peter Kennedy, Eva Krczag, Gilly Leahy, Bob Pollock, David Perry, Paul Pholeros, Jill Scott, Bush Video, Bruce Tolley

2013 23 May15 Jun  
Incompatible elements: version 02, Exhibition

Incompatible Elements: version 02 re-presents the relationship between nature and culture by reconfiguring land as active rather than neutral, verbal rather than mute, and therefore able to comment directly on the impacts of climate change. Building on the long tradition of artists combining text and image...

2013 22 May 1 Jun  
Media Facade Exhibition, Exhibition

An exhibition showcasing six seminal media facades through large light posters and moving images as well as a selection of new media facade projects from around the world. Curated by M. Hank Haeusler and Martin Tomitsch, presented by the Media Architecture Institute and Customs House in ...

2013 2 May16 Jun  
Smoking Bolts, Exhibition

Three machines comprising Smoking Bolts occupy the walls of the Artspace gallery clearly marking new painting compositions that change progressively throughout the duration of the exhibition. These painting robots  are operated remotely by the artist in New Zealand and by Artspace staff to enact a trans-Tasman...

2013 2 May16 Jun  
The Woman and the Snowman, Exhibition

The Woman and the Snowman, a moving image and machinic installation, joins a humanoid robot (Ishiguro, 2007) created by Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University and a projection depicting a snowman to present two differing allegories of reality. Functioning as an ‘honest’ representation of a fictional...

2013 2 May16 Jun  
Accomplice, Exhibition

Accomplice features an infestation of autonomous robots — a colony of curious, social machines hidden within the Artspace gallery walls — that function as an allegory of our world’s complex machinic ecology. Each robot is equipped with a motorised punch, a camera, and a microphone to assist...

2013 1821 Sep  
Channels: The Australian Video Art Festival, Video Festival

Channels is an international biennial festival based in Melbourne showcasing contemporary video practice from Australia and around the world. In September 2013 Channels hosted an eclectic and playful program of screenings, performances, workshops and artist commissions designed to provoke curiosity and engagement amongst the arts and broader community.

2012 1829 Jul  
TIME MACHINE: A Festival of Experimental Time Based Art, Festival

Curated by Serial Space, the inaugural TIME MACHINE festival presented time-based art forms including performance, installation, workshops, talks, and experimental music. Time Machine showcased work by more than 50 Australian and International artists, taking place across a series of venues in Sydney, Australia. ARTISTS

2013 16 Jun28 Jul  
Anne Landa Award: The Space Between Us, Exhibition

The biennial Anne Landa Award was established in 2004 to honour a former Art Gallery of NSW trustee and enthusiastic supporter of the arts. This 2013 exhibition (the fifth) explored performance as a force in contemporary art through the nexus of new technologies.

2013 716 Jun  
ISEA2013, Festival

The 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art presented by Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and supported by Destination NSW to align with Vivid Sydney showcased the best media artworks and future-focused ideas from Australia and around the world at venues across greater Sydney.

2008 1 November2009 8 Feb  
Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award 2008, Exhibition

The award is Australia's most significant prize for new media art. Nine artists were shortlisted for the biennial acquisitive award: Peter Alwast (QLD), Julie Dowling (WA), Anita Fontaine (QLD/The Netherlands), David Haines and Joyce Hinterding (NSW), Natalie Jeremijenko (QLD/United States), Adam Nash (VIC), Sam Smith (NSW), John Tonkin (NSW) and Mari Velonaki (NSW).

2010 28 Aug 8 Nov  
Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award 2010, Exhibition

The Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award is Australia’s most significant prize for new media art. Seven artists and collaborations were short-listed for the biennial acquisitive award: Philip Brophy (VIC), Nigel Helyer (NSW), Chris Howlett (QLD), Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine (VIC), Wade Marynowsky (NSW), Soda_Jerk (NSW) and Lynette Wallworth (NSW). 

Jeffrey Shaw, Artist

Jeffrey Shaw has been a leading figure in new media art since its emergence from the performance, expanded cinema and installation paradigms of the 1960s to its present day technology-informed and virtualized forms. In a prolific career of widely exhibited and critically acclaimed work he has...

2012 3 Aug 4 Nov  
National New Media Art Award 2012, Exhibition

The biennial award program comprises the $75 000 New Media Art Award and exhibition of shortlisted artists; as well as the $25 000 Queensland New Media Scholarship for an emerging Queensland-based artist. The Award and exhibition showcase the work of leading Australian new media artists. The award-winning work is acquired for the Queensland...

2010 9 December2011 22 Jun  
Portable Worlds Tour, Exhibition

The Portable World 2nd Edition exhibition toured South Australia in 2011, following successful national and regional tours from 2008 - 2010. The works utilise mobile phones for both display and creation, exploring connection and intimacy, portability and community, scale and distance. The tour details are: ...