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Resistant Media - Pespecta 99, Exhibition

Resistant Media - Perspecta 99 was undertaken by ANAT as part of Perspecta 99.

2003 21 Sep 5 Oct  
Time_Place_Space2, workshop/masterclass

The second Time_Place_Space laboratory was held from 21 Sept-5 Oct 2003, again at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.

2002 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Festival

The 2002 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art was a major survey exhibition co-ordinated by the Art Gallery of SA and staged during the Adelaide Festival of Arts.

National Indigenous School in New Media Arts (NISNMA), workshop/masterclass

As a part of its ongoing commitment to training and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, ANAT co-ordinated the second National Indigenous School in New Media Arts.

Time_Place_Space1, workshop/masterclass

In early 2001, ANAT together with the Performance Space (Sydney) and PICA (Perth) submitted a tender to the New Media Arts Board to run the Time_Place_Space hybrid performance laboratory.

Synapse Art and Science Residency Program, Residency

During 2003, ANAT initiated the Synapse Art and Science Residency program, aiming to create new collaborations between artists and scientists.

Time_Place_Space3, workshop/masterclass

Time_Place_Space3 was the third laboratory of a five-year initiative that aims to challenge, invigorate and strengthen hybrid arts practice in Australia.

Douglas Kahn National Lecture Tour, Talk

Throughout October and November 2009 Douglas Kahn toured Australia as part of ANAT's Embracing Sound program in partnership with the Art Monthly Australia (AMA)'s Occasional Lecture Series.

Portable Worlds 2nd Edition, Exhibition

Portable Worlds 2nd Edition toured nationally between 2008 - 2009, bringing exhibition and workshop programs to urban and regional Australia.  Portable Worlds 2nd Edition Exhibition is touring Regional South Australia in 2010/2011.

Final Issue Art + Text

The final issue of Art + Text is published.  Paul Foss, publishing editor of the art magazines Art & Text (Melbourne, Sydney, Los Angeles, 1981–2002) commences a new publication entitled artUS (Los Angeles, 2003-ongoing). 

Art & Text First Issue, Launch

First issue of Art & Text, one of the landmark contemporary art magazines of the 1980s and 1990s. Founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981 by Paul Taylor (1957–92), who soon moved to New York City to make his mark as an art critic, the magazine went on to become one...

Otherfilm, Artist Collective

Otherfilm is a collective based in Brisbane, Australia, dedicated to avant-garde, experimental, abstract, expanded and other film. We express this dedication through regular screening programs, performance events, exhibitions, workshops, articles, research, discussions and arguments. OtherFilm has created programs for Melbourne International Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival, Liquid Architecture, The...

proppaNOW, Artist Collective

Queensland’s leading Indigenous arts collective, proppaNOW, was set up in Brisbane in 2003 to give urban-based Aboriginal artists a voice. They present a unique and controversial perspective of black Australia which is sometimes confronting and always thought provoking.   There are 7 members in proppaNOW: Vernon AhKee, Tony Albert, Richard Bell, Jennifer...

PY Media, Arts Organisation

PY Media started as Ernabella Video and Television (EVTV) in the early 1980s in the Ernabella community (Pukatja), north-western South Australia. EVTV was initiated as a way to curb the saturation of commercial TV services with the launch of AUSAT. EVTV became the place to go to document or record culture...

Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), Arts Organisation

The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) began operations in 1980 and was the first Aboriginal group to be allocated a broadcasting license. The Aboriginal people of Central Australia own CAAMA through an association regulated under the Incorporations Act , and its objectives focus on the social, cultural and economic...

The Aboriginal Invention of Television in Central Australia 1982-1986, Book

Eric Michaels' controversial book is published, arguing that the culture of the Central Australian Warlpiri people was "itself information, and [that] kinship structures are communication systems which bring certain people together, but exclude others protecting communications pathways and the value of the information they carry". Eric Michaels, The Aboriginal Invention of...

Warlpiri Media Association (PAW), Arts Organisation

Pitiyawu-julpalu Kardu-manu 1980s ngirli-jiki PAW-rluju manu tarn-ngangkujuku Kapulu ngurrju-mani Pitiyawuju ngalipakuju. PAW Media began making videos in the early 1980s.

Boomali, Arts Organisation

Between the late 1970s and mid-1980s the mainstream art world began to take notice of works being produced by Aboriginal artists. Initially the focus centred upon the acrylic ‘dot paintings’ coming out of Western Desert communities in the Northern Territory such as Papunya, and the bark paintings of Arnhem Land.

The Australian Video Art Archive (AVAA)

The Australian Video Art Archive (AVAA) was established in 2006. It aims to continue building an on-line video archive and a research collection of new and historical Australian video and performance art works.

No Frills Fund established

The No Frills Fund was developed by the Creative Development Barnch of the Australian Film Commission. In many ways this fund was like the earlier Experimental Film Fund, and was intended to support experimental, innovative and unorthodox projects with grants of $5,000. This program assisted many video makers to produce experimental...