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Experimenta Make Sense

Experimenta Make Sense is an exhibition that expresses the disconcerting and delightful world of the digital age. What does it mean to feel in an era of disembodied communication? To think in a world of algorithms and artificial minds? What does it mean to ‘do’ today? Both playful and challenging, this exhibition asks audiences to immerse their senses into a ‘thinking,’ ‘feeling’ and ‘doing’ contemplation of what it is to be human in the age of technological acceleration.

Biologist E.O.Wilson believes that “the real problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and god-like technology.” Experimenta Makes Sense presents a program of over 20 leading international and Australian artists who engage directly with this conundrum.

Curators: Jonathan Parsons and Lubi Thomas



Photograph of a sea's horizon from a diagonal vantage point
two young girls touching an artwork which looks like a big see threw ball in the gallery

Experimenta Make Sense:
Exhibition Tour

Sat 6 Mar 2021, 10:30AM – 11:15AM
Albury LibraryMuseum
4 children and a woman standing around an artwork in a gallery.

Experimenta Make Sense:
Kids Activities

Fri 5 Mar – Sat 8 May 2021
Albury LibraryMuseum
Artwork in darkened gallery

Experimenta Make Sense:
Exhibition Tour

Sat 27 Feb 2021, 10:30AM – 11:15AM
Albury LibraryMuseum

Experimenta Make Sense:
Curatorial Tour

Sat 13 Feb 2021, 11AM – 12PM
Benalla Art Gallery

Oribotics Workshop
with Matthew Gardiner

Sat 16 Jan 2021, 10AM – 3PM
Benalla Art Gallery

Hello Future Self:
School Holidays

Fri 1 Jan – Sun 14 Feb 2021, 10AM – 4:30PM
Benalla Art Gallery




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