Message to the mountain, SCANZ2013

Originally posted on Mediakult:
On Tuesday we had an excellent workshop where the topic was focused on ‘crossing borders’ and what that meant in terms of negotiating different scenarios. The speakers came from a range of perspectives including a Māori leader, scientists, and people who have worked extensively with Indigenous peoples. One of the things…

Originally posted on Geokult:
Background This performance based work was initially presented as part of course work for Postgraduate Diploma at the University of Queensland, Department of Art History Visiting Scholar program in 1995. It was later presented at Volt:the new performance at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane in 1996. In 1994, Tracey received…

In this day and age of multiple platforms, power users and engaged audiences, it is critical as a professional to have a strong and consistent presence online. Whether you are an artist, researcher, scientist or an academic, there are many benefits in being easily found on the interwebs. In terms of my own profile, I am interested […]

Map of New Plymouth

I have spent some time looking at maps of New Plymouth, ahead of the SCANZ2015 residency and symposium happening there in mid-January. There are some useful sites on this wikimapia map including landmarks such as the WITT Hostel, Puke Ariki Museum, the Wind Wand and Pukekura Park. The below map is from Google Earth but […]

Well, we are back home now after a week of meeting with some great people, creating projects and participating in ADA Mesh Cities. Over the week I have published a number of posts about the symposium and my project Finding the Ghosts of K Road. Check out the following articles: ADA Mesh Cities Symposium: Friday […]

Today a number of interesting discussions and presentations took place. My documentation is quite minimal as I was also involved in one of the panels. The first discussion was titled Data funerals and featured Julian Priest and Audrey Samson (ideacritik) who are two Artists whose work seeks to relieve us of data overload: reflecting this […]

ADA Mesh Cities 2014

After a slow start we managed to get to the sympoium for the second panel titled Augmented memory and place telling chaired by Ted Whitaker. Dan James is an artist and VJ (Noir Desir), who has a long history of live measure performance. Lots of mixing of samples of pop culture audio and video, scratches […]