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ROBERT ANDREW Our lands and soil commodified, owned,  colonised. By investigating issues of disruptions to my heritage, I intrinsically connect with the realities of historic and ongoing disrespect for the diverse ecology of our lands and soils. This time based kinetic work combines programmable technological machinery that erodes soils, exposes substrates, builds stories and [...]


DAVID HAINES Lumps of coal found on the edge of the Wollemi National Park were taken from the middle of a dirt road that runs through the Newnes State Forest in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Coal mines deep below extend underground into sensitive areas. Custom tables made in Haines’ workshop house the emission of [...]


LEAH BARCLAY Aquatic ecosystems are complex acoustic environments, where species are reliant on sound to communicate and survive. Sound propagates underwater at different speeds, affected by temperature, pressure and salinity. The impacts of climate change are often visible in terrestrial environments, yet dramatic changes in aquatic ecosystems go unnoticed simply due to visibility. Increased [...]


KEITH ARMSTRONG Inter-State embodies ‘re-futuring’ practices by integrating concepts of art, science and futural thinking through two related works: a large-scale backlit print depicting a re-imagined scientific periodic table of elements, and a scientifically-arcane microfiche viewer and headphone soundscape. Viewers can examine the imagery as a whole, or in forensic close up, by instigating [...]

Experimenta Social #21

Wednesday 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 speakers: Peta Clancy Dr. Eben Kirksey 6:00PM - 8:30PM ACMI X @ Level 4, 2 Kavanagh Street, Southbank, Melbourne  Free Event. Booking essential.  An investigation of organisms and eco-systems intervened by technology, this month’s Experimenta Social brings together artists and anthropologists alike. Exploring living relationships through bio-art practises, our speakers offer their perspectives on how [...]


THURS 16 AUGUST 2018 NIDAnights: Performance and Technology speakers: Nikki Lam Matthew Adey 6:00PM - 9:00PM NIDA MELBOURNE @ SUITE 4, 152 STURT STREET, SOUTHBANK Free Event  In collaboration with NIDA, this Experimenta Social looks at how artists are using technology in performance. Join us as we present Nikki Lam and Matthew Adey (House of Vnholy), [...]


FRI 3 AUGUST 2018 speakers: QUEERTECH.IO SUSANNAH WILLIAMS WARREN ARMSTRONG 6:00PM - 9:00PM TESTING GROUNDS @ 1 City Road, Southbank Free Event, click here to book. Experimenta Social is a monthly program of artist talks, tech demos and networking for people who work and play in art, digital media, technology and design. The event combines some of [...]