"Changing Tides Series" by Tracey M Benson

Some of my work from Changing Tides has made its way to Gympie Regional Gallery (GRG) and will be part of Sensory Ecology, curated by Leah Barclay. I am really happy to be a part of this show and also to reconnect with the GRG – it is almost 20 years since I did the […]

Traditional Water Travel

Earlier this year I was very lucky to work with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation to develop some augmented reality for the Yakoa-Dhungala interpretive walk at Victoria Park in Echuca. Each panel has a story connected to country and features a video of an Elder talking about the topic. Scar trees, mounds and traditional water systems […]

Scott Walker

Really excited to announce that I will be collaborating with a local performer David Pearson to develop his concept for an interactive, cross-media play focusing on the musical journey of Scott Walker. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the work of Scott Walker, he is considered somewhat an enigma of the music scene […]

Aotearoa Wai: Aura Image

Next week I will be heading off to Balance UnBalance in Phoenix, Arizona to participate in the conference and to present some new work from the Words for Water series. My work Aotearoa Wai: Words for Water combines an augmented reality feature and a video work. It was developed when I was recently in Aotearoa […]

Documentation, "Message to the Mountain", Pike Ariki Museum, SCANZ2013

At SCANZ2015 Water*Peace public day and walking symposium my Words for Water work will take two forms. The first will be as part of a looping video being shown at the River Cinema, which will feature Words for Water Stage 2 featured below and an augmented reality work which builds on my past SCANZ2013 work at […]

Gallery image from CCAS

At the moment there is a show about a number of my augmented reality walks titled Finding Ghosts at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) at Gorman house in Braddon. Here is an essay from CCAS Director David Broker: The title Finding Ghosts is not simply a cute attempt to generate a frisson around three series of regular […]

Aura #1 Aspinwall House, © Tracey Benson 2014

Creating an intersection and intervention into Long Time No See? and the Beach Ball projects. In an earlier post about determining a theme for the Kochi walk and working out the lie of the land, I discussed my focus on highlighting some of the sustainability initiatives and local actions happening around Fort Cochin and Kochi. After lots […]