EXPERIMENTA SPEAK TO ME 5th international biennial of media art
Experimenta Speak to Me, 5th International Biennial of Media Art will kick off its two-year National Tour in Sydney as part of ISEA2013 at the Powerhouse Museum 7 June- 21 August 2013.
Experimenta Speak to Me is a dynamic showcase of emerging and experimental artworks by leading media artists from Australia and around the world. Visitors to Experimenta Speak to Me in Sydney can expect to see a range of artworks from thoughtful and contemplative screen-based works, to charming and elaborate installations, projections and robots as well as a number of brand new Experimenta Commissions.
Online Art Works
You Were in my Dream is an enchanting stop-motion paper animation in which audiences interact by lending their faces to characters and choosing their own adventure story. Commissioned by Experimenta, this artwork is by Melbourne artists Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine.
EXPERIMENTA AT ISEA2013
Experimenta will be showcasing a number of artists at ISEA2013. This will be the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art presented by Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and it will be supported by Destination NSW to align with Vivid Sydney. ISEA2013 will showcase the best media artworks and future-focused ideas from Australia and around the world from Saturday 8 to Sunday 16 June 2013 at venues across greater Sydney.
ISEA International, was founded in The Netherlands in 1990, and it fosters interdisciplinary exchange among culturally diverse organisations and individuals working with art, science and technology. Last seen in Sydney in 1992, the annual International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) returns 21 years later to deliver another ground-breaking event.
BRACKS Priscilla and SADE Gavin
HUANG Shih Chieh
KNOWLES Isobel and SOWERWINE Van
EXPERIMENTA IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Experimenta have recently been included in renowned design magazine Desktop’s written series about innovative organisations that are leading the way in the fields of education, research, community engagement and collaborative practice in Australian design. The article contains an interview with Abigail Moncrieff, the curator of Experimenta Speak To Me, which opened at RMIT Gallery in September 2012, beginning its National Tour in June in Sydney as part of ISEA2013.
Australian Design Review has also published a review of Experimenta Speak to Me 5th International Biennial of Media Art by Leanne Amodeo. The author writes about the exhibition thematic, while discussing key works and how the exhibition was curated.
WANT TO GIVE A FUN GIFT?
You can shop for the Experimenta Speak to Me catalogue and all manner of great things on our website using our secure PayPal service. Items for purchase include the very cute Experimenta Speak to Me tote bag, artcards, artist books by Philip Brophy and Grant Stevens and some exceptionally cool curator glasses.
EXPERIMENTA SPEAK TO ME STUDY GUIDE
Teachers, educators, students and general public alike are encouraged to download our FREE Study Guide developed with Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM). This in-depth study guide, for primary, secondary and tertiary teachers and students enables deep exploration and extended learning before, during and after an exhibition visit. The study guides expand on the exhibition themes, the artists, their artworks and the technology and techniques involved in their creation.
THANKS from Experimenta
Experimenta are very pleased to have secured Visions of Australia funding for the touring of Experimenta Speak to Me nationally. We also welcome our exciting new relationship with DDB who have jumped on board with us for 2013 to help tell the world about what we do. Experimenta thank all of our wonderful funders and supporters without who our fantastic program would not exist!
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