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Individuals

matt chaumont

Matt Chaumont is literally a Master of Time and Space, having received his MA Time and Space from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland. However, before that he began his practice andreceived a BA of Fine Arts at the University of Western Sydney.

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Lorah Pierre

Lorah Pierre is an artist and musician born in the North East, UK, currently based within Brighton.

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Kate Lain

I am a film/video artist with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Science & Natural History Filmmaking.

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Alberto Blumenschein

Art and technology in Brazil... we focus on nanoart actually... but my field of interest is light and environment

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steven oscherwitz

I compose drawings-paintings-and digital compositions.
I am also a theorist who combines the history of science and philosophy with phenomenology.

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Peter Forward

Recent experiences volunteering with Australian Wildlife Conservancy scientists at Scotia Sanctuary NSW and working with Dr John Read (University of Adelaide) left me very aware of how poorly wild Australia is being treated….just a part of planet Earth’s current extinction crisis.

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hellen sky

Hellen Sky is a digital choreographer/performer/director/writer whose work poetically bridges the human and the technological.

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Ralph Klewitz

Academic qualifications:

Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Education) – University of Ballarat, Australia;

Master of Arts in Contemporary Arts Practice (Fine Arts) – Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland.

Current professional engagement:

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Claude Jones

My work focuses on the creation of chimeric, mutant and anthropomorphized forms that examine our complex and contradictory relationship with other animals.

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David Khang

David Khang is a Vancouver-based artist whose practice is informed by multiple educational trajectories. Through the use of languages, prosthetics, and site-specific histories, Khang explores the poetics and politics of global relations.

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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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Tara Gilbee

Tara Gilbee utilises photomedia and sculptural installation to explore transitory boundaries of the body and self. Drawing on experience as a medical professional and utilising processes of scientific hypothesis, Tara explores the material of light and illusion within her works.

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Jonathan Cachat

I am a social neuroscientist aspiring to explore novel ways to ways to describe, research and visualize the ways culture and biology interact within human nature across time and landscape.

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Francesca Samsel

My work is about examining nature, it's building blocks, cycles, transformations and the metaphors therein.

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Vienna Parreno

Parreno who sometimes work under the pseudonym Impermenant Media Projects is an artist-writer who finds a natural home online, perhaps as a subconscious reaching-out of the migrant within.

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Horst Kiechle

Germany: 25 years
Spain: 1 year
New Zealand: 4 years
Australia: 9 years
Sweden: 1 year
Thailand: 3 years
Indonesia: 1.5 years
Singapore: 3.5 years
Fiji Islands: since Sep 2009

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Elly Murrell

Community Engagement and Events Coordinator

School of Creative Arts, James Cook University Townsville, Qld 4810

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Dave Burraston

Dave Burraston (Dave Noyze & Bryen Telko) is a generative artist/scientist involved in technology and electronic music since the late 70s.

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Hugo Paquete

Hugo Paquete has developed an exploratory course into visual arts and new media, exploring the complex relationship between man and the real and their language, perception and technological paradigms.

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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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Activity

chimaera 08

The chimaera series consisted of various mixed media constructions of variable sizes utilising repetitive components made with a variety of media and readymade objects including scientific lab ware and included;
Oil encaustic linen canvas chalk white board maker genetically modified corn flour as baby powder genetically modified sunflower oil watch glasses glass test tubes thermo plastic film clear acrylic and mild steel push pins cast shadows reflections movement sensor lighting glass etching
The work aimed to position the viewer as part of a new chimaera

Transfigurative Illumination

artfunding: Besen Foundation supported the exhibition 'Respond Red or Blue' at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

sciencefunding: In kind support and material support from the Radiology department at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and later at the RMIT Radiology sciences faculty in Bundoora was tremendous. As was the support of technically knowledgable staff in order to create the images, i could not oppporate the technology and required there expertise.
Also the medical illustration unit at the RMH and many other staff.

Transformers

Through images, text, fingerprints and DNA sequencing (from hair samples of the subjects) a series of abstract layers of identity will be woven together to create the fascia for the “identity chamber. The physical chamber, a tent-like construction, made from semi-transparant tensioned latex, can be entered and walked through by viewers, while the visual translations of identity are projected onto the chamber’s walls. A metaphorical recombination takes place, identity becomes an elastic (en)coded building process.

Los Dias y Las Noches de los Muertos

Los Días y Las Noches de Los Muertos is a ghost work of counter-memories, tracing thresholds of impossibilities beyond the blank gaze of pan-capitalism. A drifting carnival of five micro-stages recombines the newest blue-eyed sons of star wars, top-sight trajectories of power and capital, and the living dead who name themselves Zapatistas.

Geoderma

Geoderma is a 3D video and installation project that developed into a major exhibition first shown as a Festival of Perth event at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, in Western Australia in 1998.
The work took a year and a half to complete and is the collaborative efforts of three artists: Brian McClave, David Carson and George Millward.

Geoderma then toured Australia between 1998 and 2001 with funding from Art on the Move and the Australia Council
Venues:

StellrScope

StellrScope, a body of work by ACT artist Eleanor Gates-Stuart, celebrates wheat innovation over the last century, from William Farrer’s pioneering work on wheat breeding to present-day research on food futures. Using source material including Farrer’s own notebooks, it explores the links
between art and science, and tells the story of the Canberra region’s connection to Australia’s major food crop.

‘Hot Seeds: the Scithetic Dimensions’

Eleanor Gates-Stuart, Science Art Fellow at CSIRO, exhibits her intriguing artworks ‘Hot Seeds: the Scithetic Dimensions’ produced whilst in residence at CSIRO.

The body of work explores the scientific innovation of wheat across CSIRO’s Plant Industry, Bioinformatics and its Food Futures Flagship, celebrating the legacy of William Farrer through to present day.

Afterimage

red gallery
contemporary art space

157 st georges road
fitzroy north vic 3068
+ 61 3 9482 3550
www.redgallery.com.au

hours: wed - sat: 11am – 5pm

'Afterimage' presents depictions of places and occurrences experienced in my childhood in Poland.
This series was created by collaborating with nature’s processes.

Radicle - part of Dialogues with Landscape

The paraphernalia of a rootless existence, such as sleeping bags and tents, are rolled to form soft-sculptural planters. These incubating seedbeds support the growth of 100 plants native to Western Australia. Each vessel is fitted with a tag identifying the scientific and common name. Another tag references a UWA-related research publication title drawn from any faculty and collectively forming a temporary nursery and library annex that reflects a rapidly changing environment and associated fields of knowledge.

Mise en Abyme

TARA GILBEE
Mise en Abyme

Gilbee’s oeuvre entails a complex exploration of human existence that often borders on the ineffable. The ethereal and somewhat ephemeral nature of her materials complements this sensibility while enhancing an intrinsic poeticism in her work. While this exhibition continues her investigation of ‘interior’ worlds - on both physical and psychological levels – the work shifts towards an exploration of the relationship(s) that exist between consciousness and the creative impulse through emotions such as fear, anguish and desire.

Cold Light series

'Shadows are a corset for light. When forms emerge unknown they dance on our field of perception, igniting imaginary landscapes and projections of desire.' Tara Gilbee

'Cold Light' is a series of photographic images that explore the quality of light as manipulated through photography. The artworks are large and invite the viewer to make their own meaning from the shapes and forms that shimmer from the page.

catalogue essay:

What do you see when you look?

Enlighten

Eleanor Gates-Stuart is one of 5 selected artists to work with the Electric Canvas in showing architectural projections on Canberra’s Parliamentary Triangle. These include: The National Library of Australia, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery and Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.

Eleanor draws on her science art interests and historical artefacts from the NLA.

IMPACT by DEGREES

The Impact by Degrees exhibition presents perspectives by Australian media artists who, through collaborations with scientists, environmentalists and designers as well as an extensive engagement with Australia’s unique
environment, have developed cultural responses to the most urgent for humanity challenge—Climate Change.

Impact by Degrees is the key cultural event within the Embassy of Australia, Washington DC in the lead up to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Conference of the Parties in Copenhagen 2009.

Hybrid:/Reflections on Science and Art/

In this year’s edition, we are focusing on different ethical perspectives of Science and Art collaborations, particularly in relation to the Life Sciences. We have thought of 3 distinct moments of reflection to discuss the differences, similarities, cross sections, juxtapositions in artists and scientists’ objectives, sensibilities and background knowledge.

1) Hybrids will present some projects that deal with different subjects, a portrait of life, and human, animal and cellular interactions

2) Reflections will be centred on laboratory experiences

Transmediale

Collaborative project with Shu Lea Cheang, 'Moving Forest'; a 12 hour 5 act sonic and visual performance to be intervened by an expandable citywide operatic manoeuver with public wifi and mobile technology. Derived from Kurosawa's film version of Macbeth (Throne of Blood, 1957).
Linda works with Processing (open source software) to generate flying arrows from mobile phone and web connections and splattered blood stains from input from scrying boards that pick up the invisible ever present electro magnetic fields our appliances and devices produce.

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