Projects

This page features recent and forthcoming projects by Tracey Benson. There are three sections : art based projects, writing projects and online engagement projects with clients.

Art projects

Recent projects:

  • Kochi AR Sustainability Journey, December 2014
  • Finding Ghosts, Canberra Contemporary Art space, December 2014
  • Words for Water, Photoaccess October 2014
  • Cultural Strangers, Turkish Embassy Canberra, October 2014
  • Ghosts of K Road, ADA Mesh Cities, Auckland September 2014
  • Waterwheel World Water Day Symposium 2014
  • Walks of Absent Memory, ADA MESH Cities, Dunedin 2013
  • Words for Water is an ongoing cross-media project, initiated by Tracey Benson in 2013
  • Finding Balance: Mura Gadi is the title of an exhibition but Tracey Benson at Belconnen Art Centre in 2013. The work has been developed from a series of walks in the Australian Capital Territory and southern New South Wales.
  • SCANZ2013 was a residency, symposium and exhibition in the Taranaki region of New Zealand.
  • Cultural Strangers explores the many layers of  Turkish history and culture from the perspective of a traveler and cultural observer. This project started development before the trip to Turkey in Sept-Oct 2011, by way of research into a number of social and environmental aspects of some the locations on our journey. This project was the foundation of an artist residency at Babayan Culture House in Ibrahimpaşa, a small village in the Cappdocia region of Turkey.

Forthcoming projects include:

  • Artist intervention for Long Time No See? , Kochi December 2014, Canberra 2015
  • SCANZ2015 Water*Peace, January 2015
  • Bangalore AR Heritage Journey, TBA

Writing

Tracey is also working on other projects including Remote Connections, which focuses on working collaboratively with remote Indigenous communities in Australia to co-design web based tools for flexible delivery, and a long standing blog Mediakult which focuses on media arts, theory and cultures.

You can find her Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/mediakult and www.facebook.com/remoteconnections

While you are on Facebook, you can also find Tracey and Marty’s geokult page at www.facebook.com/geokult

Some of Tracey’s archived projects can be seen at Tracey’s Treasure Trove.

The publication for Cowgrrls is listed on Trove.

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