About Synapse

About Synapse

Collaboration between the arts and sciences has the potential to create new knowledge, ideas and processes beneficial to both fields. Artists and scientists approach creativity, exploration and research in different ways and from different perspectives; when working together they open up new ways of seeing, experiencing and interpreting the world around us.

About ANAT

Since its inception in 1988, the Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) has been a catalyst for experimentation and innovation across art, science 
and technology.

ANAT champions artistic excellence by supporting professional artists and
fostering a culture of creative risk-taking, secures the necessary resources 
to enable artists to pursue creative research and realise groundbreaking 
artworks, and communicates the importance of creative experimentation and
 expression within the arts and - increasingly - in broader society.




Ruth Sergel

Ruth Sergel makes big projects that exploit technical prowess to create opportunities for community engagement.

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Borja Alexandre

Borja F. Alexandre. 1979 Miranda de Ebro. Audiovisual and new media composer, producer and performer. He studied classical harmony and piano from 6 years old to 14.

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Peter Miller

Investigating pattern, complexity & the act of scientific scrutiny.

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Meghan Moe Beitiks

CULTURE I work and create in many facets of culture: performance, design, management, writing. I understand culture by tilling my own visual and emotional landscape—that of blogs, network television, art lectures and online video clips.

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ricardo pulgar

designer end bioethics researcher

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Jill Scott

As a writer, artist and educator I am interested in the interface between art and two branches of science. Climate science and Neuroscience.

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tony brooks

Professor Tony Brooks is a visionary practitioner in computer mediated assistive technology for simulated interactive 3D environments facilitating artistic expression for therapeutic and rehabilitative outcomes, amongst other things.

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Margaret Worth

Perception of and interaction with the physical environment interest me. Three installations on the Brighton Jetty play with the wind, the sunlight and the waves. Early exploration of earthly wind and wave energies now extends to include an interest in atmospheric and cosmic dusts.

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Roger Malina

I am an astronomer working in observational cosmology, and the chair of Leonardo/ISAST. I am currently working on the satellite project SNAP, which will seek to understand the nature of dark energy in the universe.

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Jan Hatt-Olsen

Jan Hatt-Olsen is artist/poet working with the concept that today by new media and digital production techniques a fundamentally new type of urban space and urban life can develop.

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Nicola Triscott

Founding Director of The Arts Catalyst

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Brad Nunn

In 1993, at the age of 28, I suffered a brain haemorrhage which left me physically and neurologically ‘damaged’.

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Silvia Wyder

I'm an artist, art-therapist and student of psychology interested in research and connection of these fields, specially in creative and psychological processes in general and in psychiatry.

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Kim Machan

Kim Machan has worked in the field of contemporary art for over twenty years and has held the position of Director of MAAP, Multimedia Art Asia Pacific, since 1998.

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Rodney Scherer

Born 1951 Campbelltown NSW, Artist, Colleborator, Curator and Gallery Director

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Cara-Ann Simpson

Cara-Ann Simpson (b. 1985) is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus on sound, space and the participant. Cara-Ann is concerned with modes of listening/hearing in social situations and how people interact with sound.

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Tamara Searle

Performing Artist and educator.

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Peter Strain

I am a photographic artist, writer and videographer working in the marine environment, highlighting fine art values and anthropomorphic values in nature. I particularly work with macro marine imagery in the intertidal areas of Australia's remote Kimberley coast.

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Jacquie Clarke

My name is Jacquie Clarke and I am the founding editor and later producer of www.thebigidea.co.nz the largest creative sector website in New Zealand.

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Aleve Loh

“Transformation” is a recurring theme in all my work.

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