Kulturhuset Hovtun, Image from venstre.no

If you are around Klokkarstua Friday night, please come and join us for a philosophical evening of art, connecting with nature and spirituality. I am very excited to be presenting my meditative video work at the Kulturhuset Hovtun, as it is right next door to my ancestral church – Hurum Gamle Kirke. I am planning […]

*Ignite* logo

In February 2018, I will be working with Josiah Jordan and Lee Joachim to present the very first *Ignite* workshop in Shepparton at the Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative RAC. This is very exciting for me as it brings together many threads in my life – media arts, education, sustainability behaviour change and love of Country. The […]

How can we create fresh unions of myth, art and science in relationship with the earth and the stars in 2017? We invite you to journey outside conventional science and received Western wisdom to explore other forms of communication with the earth system that we are a part of. On the 15th September we are […]

"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 […]

Rune stones from Sawtell

I am quite a bit slower with my year in review post, unlike last’s year post which I managed to publish before the end of 2015. If 2015 was a big year then 2016 was quite overwhelming – to the extent that I have been very low-key so far this year – with the exception […]

Installing near the creek

In earlier posts about Way of the Turtle I wrote about our collaboration for Water, Peace, Power in Taranaki. During the residency, we learnt a lot from our mentors Andrew Hornblow, Nigel Helyer and Allan Giddy. We also found the conversations with the other artists very enriching. The final work combined a micro-controller (picaxe) that […]

Documentation "Words for Water Stage 4.2", Huatoki Plaza, SCANZ2015, New Plymouth © Tracey Benson 2015

As I sit quietly sipping my morning coffee, I am contemplating the year that has just blown past – 2015. Without doubt it was a big year, with lots of travel, projects and collaborations. Many of the projects I have worked on are also long-term and ongoing, so I am thinking that 2016 will also be […]