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public art

February 24th, 2010
Light Rain

ISEA 2004 was an extremely popular event. Most people I know were keen to get there this year, so I feel particularly privileged to have been one of them. This ISEA had been established as a sustained networking event which included combined ferry, land conference and exhibition venues. (more…)

February 24th, 2010
amensal cicada

I’ve rented a lot of houses that have only realised their full potential at night. It’s a time in which you can use lighting, or the absence of it, to determine the sort of relationship you want to have with your space, free from the restrictions of tenancy agreements or the incommensurability of bad carpet and dodgy paint jobs. (more…)

January 26th, 2010

A 3-way discussion led by Maria N. Stukoff with Jen Southern and Drew Hemment, January 2005 (more…)

September 4th, 2009

Stunning and evoking public art interventions…. (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

ANAT’s core mission is to actively support the field of media arts in Australia by taking a leading role in shaping the environment in which media arts practice exists. (more…)

June 17th, 2009

STEP 1: Stop asking permission from law-enforcement officers, city officials, (but feel free to take their $$$$$). (more…)

June 10th, 2009

Graffiti is a medium that affords visibility; it is supposed to be seen.  (more…)

June 5th, 2009

Spelt out in illuminated red diodes, the words “I imagine the conditions in Iraq are totally unimaginable” flashed across the LED sign. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

A flicker of movement is caught by a static camera. A hooded figure enters, clinging to walls. The CCTV camera pans out, catches a second figure vaulting an obstacle, zooms in again. Running, jumping, a blur of fluid motion. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

The ways in which we interpret public space and its contents vary considerably across the globe, as it is occupied by a myriad of inherent and overt visual content. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

When we look at spaces designated for creative expression in our culture they are generally neatly delineated, tightly packaged, copyright protected and demographically assigned. (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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