Filter Magazine


March 23rd, 2010

Ancient Greek architects devised arcades to support aqueducts and sheltered walkways between buildings. The alcoves beneath each archway provided a proscenium for the entrance to performance arenas, market stalls and public orators. (more…)

March 18th, 2010
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Ars Electronica was my first international new media festival and a blast on many levels which started even before I’d landed. As I was reading the program on the plane somewhere between Canada and Europe, I looked out of the window and saw laid out in the landscape, a giant circuit board in the pattern of the roads and fields. A portent of thing to come… (more…)

March 16th, 2010

The multifaceted and whimsical collaborative art and science project Fish-bird created by Dr Mari Velonaki, an interactive media artist, and her three colleagues at The Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Drs David Rye, Steve Scheding and Stefan Williams – all three are roboticists- is a fine testament to the fact that art and science can engage with each other in a highly creative, poetic and democratic manner. (more…)

March 11th, 2010

Melbourne’s festival of sound art, Liquid Architecture, originated in 2000 at RMIT University, when RMIT’s Union Arts offered the ((tRansMIT)) student sound collective the chance to stage a festival promoting the talents of ((tRansMIT)) members. Since then, Liquid Architecture has grown to the point where it is now attracting top-line international guests, while still holding true to the promotion of local talent. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

John Tonkin is a Sydney based artist. His works have included explorations into historical and contemporary ideas relating to the body and identity, the subjective nature of scientific theories and belief systems, and ongoing investigations into interactivity and play. (more…)

July 29th, 2009

When computers are discussed in a craft context, someone usually makes the statement that ‘technology is just a tool’. (more…)

July 2nd, 2009

Widespread enabling technologies and a few decades of community infiltration by VJs1 has bred small armies of garage laptoppers, artschoolers and youtubers all adept at manipulating video in real-time. A few subcategories can help surveying such an amorphous field. (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 18th, 2009

Welcome to 2009 as we celebrate ANAT’s 21st anniversary year. ANAT has evolved a great deal from its 1984 origin as a research-based project of the Experimental Art Foundation, to becoming a legally and financially autonomous national arts organisation in 1988. (more…)

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