Filter Magazine


January 26th, 2010

In this issue of Filter we take a look at the expanding field of locative, mobile and wireless media arts practice. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

I had long anticipated a return to Berlin. Fresh out of the music conservatorium in Perth, I had arrived there previously in 1990 after several months touring Europe, and experienced a city in rapid change. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

Australian art practice addressing global issues: environmental, social and political (more…)

July 31st, 2009

Broadcasted acts of terror, handheld devices recording atrocities. Democracy bloggers disappearing, totalitarian regimes active. Home theatre systems, labour rights eroded. A decade of conservative government, bad brains for P.M. Celebrity babies birth, children dying. Art in Australia, responding to fear and entertainment… (more…)

July 31st, 2009

In his editorial, Scott Hessels writes about his recent embrace of new forms of screen-based content creation and delivery compared to his earlier approach where content was king. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

A project like Portable Worlds reaches people in different ways. Our intention when publishing a ‘call for work’ is to inspire the creation of a new work, or bring a new audience to existing work. (more…)

February 23rd, 2009

Warning: this article contains mild nudity.
David Lynch’s screed against films on cell phones has been largely played for laughs but it speaks to a curious chasm (more…)

February 18th, 2009

Singapore has turned me into a Formalist. I moved to the nation-state after teaching and making art at UCLA where my students and I were creating films about radical left-wing politics, (more…)

January 26th, 2009

Big screens give us those grand spectacles that don’t seem to stuff back down to the dimensions of everyday life: an imaginary car crash, the curve of a planet, wide-screen love.  (more…)

January 26th, 2009

Our daily lives are mediated by technology. Interpersonal relationships are facilitated by phone, txt and email and our perspectives on the state of local, regional and global affairs are delivered via public video screens, radio, broadcast TV, net lists and blogs.  (more…)

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