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. […]
Some of my works from my exhibition at CSIRO are now on display at the Institute of Applied Ecology at the University of Canberra 🙂 Very happy to see these works on the walls.
Dr Tracey M Benson, April 2018 *Edited from article commissioned by Institute of Art and Ideas (www.iai.tv) 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 […]
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 å invitere til utstilling og kunstnerpresentasjon lørdag 14. oktober kl 13! Drammen kommunes kunstnerleilighet er nå bebodd av den australske multimediekunstneren og forskeren Tracey Benson, og vi inviterer […]
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 […]
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 […]