Tracey Meziane Benson
For many years, artist and researcher Tracey Meziane Benson has focused on notions of national identity, tourism, borders and identity as themes within her creative practice. Primarily, she uses the www and digital data projections and video as mediums. Since 1995, she has been working creatively with the World Wide Web, focusing on developing hyper-textual works, video projects and digital animations. Her digital work has been presented in many online galleries and projects in Australia and overseas. In 2001, her work toured regional galleries around Australia as part of the www.cowgrrls.com project initiated by Cooloola Shire Gallery.
In 2007, she co-founded the Canberra chapter of dorkbot with Alexandra Gillespie, which is supported by Canberra Contemporary Art Space. She was also a moderator on the internationally renowned new media list –empyre- from 2005-07. She has participated in a number of international digital media events including: ISEA2008; AOIR 2006; ISEA2004; Siggraph 2001; N5M4, Amsterdam 2003; N5M3; MAAP’99 and MAAP2000.