PluginHUMAN

Experimenta Life Forms - - COMMISSION ARTIST Artist: PluginHUMAN - Betty Sargeant and Justin Dwyer (VIC) Artwork: PULSE PULSE places audiences in the centre of a digital experience that’s controlled by the life force of trees. Through this project we aim to forge deep connections between people and our natural environment, raising questions around [...]

Dominic Redfern

Experimenta Life Forms - - COMMISSION ARTIST Artist: Dominic Redfern (VIC) Artwork: first forms The multi-screen video installation first forms centres on cyanobacteria, the single-celled algae that created the conditions for complex life to arise on earth 800 million years ago.  first forms is a development from several installations Redfern has made around urban waterways, looking [...]

BRAD DARKSON

Experimenta Life Forms - - COMMISSION ARTIST Artist: Brad Darkson (SA) Artwork: science finds – industry applies – man conforms Assuming that one has the capability to engineer artificial intelligence (AI) beyond current technological confines to create a sentient machine, one needs to question the moral implications of this human endeavour. Why should humans [...]

HELEN PYNOR

Experimenta Life Forms - - COMMISSION ARTIST Artist: Helen Pynor (NSW) Artwork: Bone Ballet / Materialia / Afterlife We are currently witnessing a rapid expansion in the use of prosthetic implants in many branches of medicine, and a consequent boundary collapse between animate-inanimate. Pynor’s recent experience of hip replacement surgery prompted her work Bone [...]