We are very excited to announce that one long-term project has finally come to fruition. The Billabong Aboriginal Development Corporation is based in Canberra and have a diverse range of projects and programs to support skills development,  industry and culture. The website features some beautiful artwork, which will be promoted on the site in its […]

Traditional Water Travel

Earlier this year I was very lucky to work with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation to develop some augmented reality for the Yakoa-Dhungala interpretive walk at Victoria Park in Echuca. Each panel has a story connected to country and features a video of an Elder talking about the topic. Scar trees, mounds and traditional water systems […]

Words for Water, 2013

Project summary: Way of the Turtle Outline The Way of the Turtle is a collaboration between Yorta Yorta researcher Lee Joachim and artist Tracey Benson focused on how connection to country can build strong and healthy communities though skills and intergenerational knowledge sharing. The project uses a range of media including environmental data, augmented reality (AR), video and photography to […]

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 […]

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The Remote Connections (remotexmedia.wordpress.com) blog is temporarily on hold. To keep up with the project, head over to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RemoteConnections?ref=hl You can also check out related blog posts at the geokult.com blog. This editorial decision has been made to streamline Tracey’s publishing activities. If you are interested in Tracey’s posts on…