Art of The Future
What new life forms are emerging through technological and biological adaptation and invention? Experimenta Life Forms exhibition showcases contemporary artists who are approaching this perennial question.
You can experience Experimenta Life Forms at Western Plains Cultural Centre between 2 July – 18 September 2022.
The Tissue Culture & Art Project
Biomess celebrates the diversity of natural and designed life and challenges our perceptions of its strangeness. In this installation natural history specimens sourced in collaboration with curators are encased within luxury retail display cases alongside a bioreactor used in biotechnology research.
A Galaxy of Suns
A Galaxy of Suns is a spectacular 32-part choir performance that ‘sings’ the stars as they rise and set over 360˚ of the horizon. Tracking the Earth’s motions through space, the work documents in real-time the audience’s precise position in relation to the stars, sonifying stellar data in a unique celebration of the majesty and beauty of the cosmos.
PULSE: The Life Force of Trees
This work comprises of a light sculpture whose shifting light and sound scape is driven by environmental data collected from significant trees across the world. The work ruminates on the sentience of trees, asking audiences to contemplate their relationship with the landscape.
Experimenta at Home
Experimenta is dedicated to commissioning, exhibiting and touring contemporary art driven by technology. We commission some of the world’s most adventurous contemporary artists working with technology in unexpected and unconventional ways. We champion new ideas about technology, explore the creative possibilities, and unearth emerging artforms.
Experimenta acknowledges the Traditional Owners, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, on whose land we meet, share and work.