Scalpland webpage - performance in 1995 and 1996. I often refer to this work

This post was originally posted on Geokult in 2011 – https://geokult.wordpress.com/2011/10/15/scalpland-poetic-performance-1995-1996/ 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, […]

Riga Old City © Tracey M Benson 2017

I have spent the past few days in Riga – coming to take part in RIXC Open Fields and present a paper on Waters of the Past – especially focusing on the recent exploration of the runes, DNA music and 360 camera work. I also talked about the collaboration with Josiah Jordan on this project […]

At the Hurum Gamle Kirke © Tracey M Benson 2017

Keywords migration, journeying, sustainability, augmented reality, place, ecology, art, identity Overview This presentation focuses on a project-in-progress titled Waters of the Past. The project has emerged from residencies in the Faroe Islands, Iceland, New Zealand and Norway in 2016-17. Waters of the Past explores the iconography of the sea and natural environment as a juxtaposition […]

How can we create fresh unions of myth, art and science in relationship with the earth and the stars in 2017? We invite you to journey outside conventional science and received Western wisdom to explore other forms of communication with the earth system that we are a part of. On the 15th September we are […]

Journey to Lillehammer © Tracey M Benson

After several days stuck inside and working with screens, it was time to head out for an adventure. I was intrigued by Lillehammer as it seemed to be a very dramatic landscape from the pictures I have seen. Last year we got hooked on a TV show of the same name and it was a […]

Documentation - Walking with the Ancients, Photograph © Tracey M Benson

Overview Founded in 2010 by Ricardo Del Farra, the conference brings together artists with scientists, economists, philosophers, politicians, management and policy experts, sociologists and engineers from around the world. Balance-Unbalance (BunB) is an International Conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between NATURE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and SOCIETY as we move into […]

Documentation - Walking with the Ancients, Photograph © Tracey M Benson

Today has been a long day. I started my journey from Oslo, flying into Gatwick Airport and then catching the train to Plymouth, the host city for Balance UnBalance 2017. I am really looking forward to the next few days full of conversations, art, contemplation and action. I have participated in the last two BunB […]