Volda © Tracey M Benson || bytetime

This morning I got up really early to catch my flight to Volda. For the next week I will be co-leading a cross media workshop for Masters students with Volda University College. I am really excited to be working here and apparently we will all be staying in some remote area not far from Volda. The […]

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 […]

Conversations about wai

We are currently in residence in New Plymouth for Water, Peace, Power. Over the weekend we stayed at the camp house at the base of Mt Taranaki in Egmont National Park, which was a wonderful way of introducing residents to Taranaki. Over the weekend we had a hui (meeting) which explored the themes of WPP. The […]

Locating Emerging Media

Bit excited to announce that early next year a new text book will be coming out about emerging media, with a chapter from moi about remote communities and the communications divide. Review: “This volume is at the crest of a new wave within media studies. The approach of the authors is imaginative and carefully considered. […]

APY Lands – Off the beaten track http://www.everytrail.com/swf/widget.swf EveryTrail – Find trail maps for California and beyond For the last week, I have been in the Central Desert of Australia working on a project with another artist, Renita Glencross. Our project is titled Rust, Dust and Water Memories and is an evolving project exploring place […]

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…