At Brahma Kumaris

As I prepare to write my annual post about the year that was, I can feel the mercury rising. It is predicted to be 39 degrees celsius today in Canberra.* In many ways this sense of anticipation is a bit like how my year unfolded. It started very gently and intensified as the year progressed. […]

Earth to Sky at IAE

Some of my works from my exhibition at CSIRO are now on display at the Institute of Applied Ecology at the University of Canberra ūüôā   Very happy to see these works on the walls.

Big Banana Time Inc. 1995

Dr Tracey M Benson, April 2018 *Edited from article commissioned by Institute of Art and Ideas¬†( You are at the Eiffel Tower and want to get that perfect picture, a selfie with the tower in the background, just like the ones you see in the travel guides. But there is a problem. You find it […]

My most recent works are on display at the CSIRO Discovery Centre until 2 March 2018. For international followers CSIRO means “Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.” The exhibition, Ancient Journeys: Waters of the Past expands on the Waters of the Past project and the bigger Words for Water project. I am having a closing […]

360 Landscape © Tracey Benson

Drammen Library – artist talk at 1pm, Saturday 14 October Press release (in Norwegian) – by Drammen Kommune Arts Advisor, Ann Magritt Bekink Vi har gleden av √• invitere til utstilling og kunstnerpresentasjon l√łrdag 14. oktober kl 13! Drammen kommunes kunstnerleilighet er n√• bebodd av den australske multimediekunstneren og forskeren Tracey Benson, og vi inviterer […]

Old river house at Drammenselva © Tracey M Benson

As part of my artist residency in Drammen I have been exploring ideas related to place, migration and genealogy. The overall project Waters of the Past has been the frame to explore these themes as well as a means to open up to a deeper understanding of place and finding my connections to it. The […]

Hurum Kirke © Tracey M Benson || bytetime

Yesterday was a massive day. ¬†In the morning I caught the bus to¬†Klokkarstua, a village in the county of Buskerud. Klokkarstua is also where the Hurum Kirke (Church) is located, a significant place as Anton and his family were recorded in the parish records from 1865. This lovely village¬†is located on the southern part of […]