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…

Message to the mountain, SCANZ2013

At the moment I am in Aotearoa New Zealand in the Taranaki region, participating in the SCANZ2015 artist residency. This is my second residency with SCANZ and this time I come back as one of the board members of Intercreate, which has brought with it a different insight and a larger sense of responsibility and […]

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 […]

Gallery image from CCAS

At the moment there is a show about a number of my augmented reality walks titled Finding Ghosts at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) at Gorman house in Braddon. Here is an essay from CCAS Director David Broker: The title Finding Ghosts is not simply a cute attempt to generate a frisson around three series of regular […]

Cleaning up the beach, image from Di Ball's Facebook page

Kochi Interactions I am starting to develop a new walk which focuses on the South Indian city of Kochi (Fort Cochin). This project will further expand my ‘intervention’ and collaboration with the Long Time No See? fieldbook, as well as looping in another project – a performance art project by Beach Ball (Di Ball). My project is […]

Documentation "Words for Water Stage 2", PhotoAccess, Canberra © Garry Benson 2014

From 16 October to 2 November 2014, I have an installation at Photoaccess in Manuka, titled Words for Water. The exhibition includes a video work and an augmented reality installation. If you have a chance to drop in on Sunday 2 November, I am minding the gallery and will be giving an artist talk at […]