dLux MediaArts 2014 Touring Program

. partnership development between public and private sector. writers & curators. to present projects ranging from screening of single channel video art to multi channel video and sound installations. games for smartphones and GPS triggered episodic narratives. engagement and experience of contemporary screen and digital media culture.About dLux MediaArts dLux MediaArts is one of Australia’s key screen and media arts organisations. We work with a range of artists. curation and touring of digital media arts exhibitions and digital skills development. committed to supporting the development. We aim to develop partnerships which contribute to new opportunities for digital media practitioners locally and particulary in remote and disadvantaged communities through social media and softwares technologies. Our program and activities include research into emerging technologies and media arts practices.

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music and performance. Includes • • • • • • Fog machine & fluid supply Quadraphonic sound component Single channel projection Entry installation (red door) Hanging installation Signage & banner Exhibition essentials: • Isolated room . and refers to a medical condition that presents as difficulties in language ability. Soundscapes and Experimental Symphony Max. 4x8m • Sound and light control • Ability to suspend 3x4m lightweight tape installation David Sudmalis Darragh O’Callaghan Venue to pay return freight + travel & accom for 1 dLux installer $2800 +GST Optional 1 day Artist workshops with David Sudmalis . 12 participants Learn how to change the ambience of your environment through creating your own sound piece. sculpture. to incite contemplation. Aphasia implies the multi-sensory. sound. Capture unexpected melodies and rhythms from your surroundings and manipulate them into an experimental symphony. An emotive soundscape composed by David Sudmalis pervades the space.suitable for upper secondary students to adults $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. occasioned by injury or disease to the brain.Aphasia APHASIA is an immersive installation by collaborating artists Darragh O’Callaghan and David Sudmalis. Paired with this is a projected video work depicting a symbolic landscape.min. APHASIA conflates the worlds of reality and fantasy opening up new spaces of possibility. bringing together their practices in photomedia. contributing to the transportive atmosphere which is further enhaced by an infusion of rising fog. APHASIA consists of multiple components. The term “aphasia” comes from Greek. A large scale rectangular matrix of magnetic tape suspended from the ceiling immerses viewers creating a separation from the everyday world. as well as her dreams. . This work was inspired by was letters written to Darragh by her father.

suitable for upper secondary students to adults $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. 12 students Participants will be encouraged to tell their own story through the media of interactive 3d environments (computer games). Nina Pope / Karen Guthrie (UK) Andy Deck (USA). Laurie Anderson (USA) with Hsin-Chien Huang (Taiwan). and will invite an audience/players to explore their environment augmented with narratives presented via mobile device. Anne Fontaine (AUS) / Mike Pelletier (Canada). Michael Nyman (UK). Geocaching adventure Max 8. The presented pieces span the last three decades—from Jaron Lanier’s 1983 Commodore 64 game ‘Moondust’ through to ‘Tale of Tales’ 2009 release ‘The Path’—a period which has seen incredible advances in technology and the birth of the information age. Thompson and Craighead (UK) and Guillaume Reymond (UK) $4500 +GST Venue to pay return freight + travel & 2 nights accom for 1 dLux installer Optional 1 day Artist workshops with Andrew Burrell . Tell Your Story in a Virtual Environment Max. Includes • Games on original playback devices • Themed exhibition design • All equipment • 2 installation staff • Education Kit Exhibition essentials • Minimum 120 sqm floor space • Abililty to light control Tale of Tales (Belgium). . All of the pieces in the show can be played by visitors. students Using the ‘Layar’ augmented reality browser and the physical environment of your [city/ town/regional centre] participants will create a competitive adventure game with a difference. including some on the original computers they were programmed for. students Using the popular ‘Unity . Make your own 3D Shooter Max 8.The Garden of Forking Paths Curated by Neil Jenkins The Garden of Forking Paths exhibition draws together notable historic and contemporary computer games created by artists. Using the popular unity game engine participants will create and share virtual worlds that explore who they are. Jaron Lanier (USA).Game Engine’ participants will learn the basics of building a computer game from scratch and by the end of the workshop will have a working game and the skills to further develop it.

Mark Titmarsh and John Tonkin. Stephen Fearnley. iPads and laptops. $4500 +GST Venue to pay return freight + travel & 2 nights accom for 1 dLux installer Includes 2 day companion Workshop . Includes • • • • • 12 artworks Interactive design 2 day workshop Equipment dLux installer • • • Exhibition essentials: Between 50-75 sq or running metres Light controlled space Internet connection Kurt Brereton. Works in the exhibition are created using a range of techniques. Kathy Smith. dLux workshops are designed to cater to a range of skill levels utilising a variety of everyday devices including mobile phones. Featuring film. Additional workshops $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. Daniel Mudie Cunningham. scanlines traces the influences of one generation to the next and encourages the viewer to draw connections between historic and contemporary works. and interactive CD-rom. scanlines incorporates work by fourteen exhibiting artists.SCANLINES scanlines is a major survey exhbition featuring a range of significant artists from Australia’s media art heritage. Janet Merewether. Daniel Crooks. Leon Cmielewski.suitable for upper primary students to adults The workshop will demonstrate and explore ways to mimic. Josephine Starrs. Stephen Harrop. • Animation • Editing • Re-mix • Video Collage • Sound • Recontextualisation • Filming Workshops may include: . The exhibition explores how these have changed over time with a strong education focus and is the springboard for a series of optional curriculum linked workshop modules. Sue Healey. video. Soda_Jerk. Kate Richards. use and share the digital and analogue techniques used by exhibiting artists.

MICROVIDS makes gallery walls permeable and creates opportunities for dialogue about what constitutes an exhibition and artworks. where galleries are able to curate their own vision and where viewers are free to engage with the works in their own time with their own smart device. Upper primary to mid high school students.suitable for upper primary students to adults Additional workshops $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. cast the actors. Each MICROVID is a vignette of daily life . story board and learn how to capture the environment the action. and people and tell stories. A flexible exhibition. 2 groups of 6 Low-Tech Film Making Max. students By learning basic stop-frame animation techniques. 12 students Feel like all image making is high-tech. As a group we will write points of interest in your local surroundings a simple script. Experimental Film making Max 12. Includes • • • • Table-top box with QR codes for 60 video works Two tethered viewing devices Catalogue essay Choice of two facilitated workshops with dLux mobile Lab equipment provided Exhibition essentials: • Reliable 3G network or WIFI • Dedicated table and seating area for viewing works Gary Deirmendjian Venue to pay return freight + travel & accom for 1 dLux facilitator $2800 +GST Includes 2 day Artist workshop . $2800 +GST . high cost? Learn how to make films using mobile In this workshop learn the ins and outs of devices with everyday technologies and iMovie and make a film in about the time it materials to publish to the internet. Discover takes to watch one. group activity. this workshop aims to expand ideas of both the process of film-making and the audience’s perception of video. film and cinema.a series of observations and recordings created since 2008.MICROVIDS MICROVIDS is an entire single channel video exhibition kit in a box. This exhibition can be the source of an ongoing and varied program with no time limitations. Gary Deirmendjian has created a growing archive of 60+ short video works accessible through QR codes which link to youtube. film and edit using iMovie. for viewing on mobile phones or tablets. iMovie for Kids No prior experience necessary.

Leading on from the evening presentation. image couresty of Michael Reid $2800 +GST $2400 +GST Public Program • One night presentation and 2 day workshop Additional costs: • Extra workshop faciltator $700 . The workshop is aimed at teachers and arts practitioners and is an opportunity to learn media art making techniques and to conceptualise and contextualise video artworks through a hands-on experience. What is Video Art? Together we will try and uncover some of the answers to this question.VideoSCAN Developed as a public program to support video art exhibitions videoSCAN is a one night presentation and two day workshop. stereo sound.essential for groups larger than 10 Venue to pay travel & accom for dLux facilitators • Includes • 2 presenters for evening • 1 presenter to faciltate the workshop • Equipment . BYO 2011 digital animation. Works will be selected to match your current exhibition and will demonstrate a range of video art making techniques and conceptual approaches. 6:00min. The audience will be actively encouraged to participate in a lively discussion led by the presenters and in relation to excerpts of contemporary and historic video artworks. Joan Ross: BBQ this Sunday. there will be a 2 day workshop.

artists and/or teachers seeking professional development. As part of the interaction with the work. INCLUDES: • • • Curated exhibition of Augmented Reality sculpture Site specific location of virtual artworks Opening night guided sculpture walks with the Curator • • • • Training workshop for staff and volunteers on tour delivery Local call out document for you to circulate to your community Warren Armstrong curator venue to pay travel & accom for dLux facilitators $4500 +GST Optional 1 day Artist workshops with Warren Armstrong • suitable for upper secondary students to adults . 12 students $970 + GST + facilitator his session ventures into the fascinating world of mobile augmented reality where artists use online tools and smartphones to “embed” virtual sculptures in the “real world”. Price includes use of dLux Mobile Lab equipment. Your community members can be trained to create their own Augmented Reality (AR) artwork which may be included in the exhibition. text or other online components. From students.unseensculptures. indoors or out for any time period. For examples of previous works that appeared in the touring exhibition (Un)seen Sculptures. visit the website www. With the aid of a free Augmented Reality Browser app artworks will appear on the screen of the mobile device as if they had been superimposed on the landscape.com We have developed (Un)seen Sculptures as a community engagement program consisting of an exhibition. This exhibition offers many fantastic public program opportunities such as regular guided tours lead by your specially trained gallery volunteers. Workshop content can be tailored to suit your community. a sculpture walk composed entirely of virtual 3D works that have been placed at specific geographic locations around your gallery. There is an option for you book workshops which will be facilitated by the Curator of the exhibition.(Un)seen Sculptures Curated by Warren Armstrong Imagine. DIY guides are provided for community members who wish to be considered for the exhibition. workshops and guided sculpture tours. if you will. . An (Un)seen Sculptures exhibition can be tailored to any venue. Participants will view and discuss some of the more notable recent works in the field. to the general public. easy to use and can be accessed at home. Prior to each exhibition there will be a callout to people in your region to create their own virtual sculpture and submit it for possible inclusion in the exhibition.Max. people may also be able to hear sound/musical compositions or view images. It will begin with an overview of the history of the medium. Augmented Reality techniques will be demonstrated and particpants will be guided thorugh making their own mobile AR art. Participants will using tools & applications that are free. This is a great way to include local artists in the gallery program and to generate local interest in the show. It can be offered at entry level or as a masterclass. Your audience can visit these locations and use an iPhone or Android smartphone or tablet to view and interact with these works.

As more people in your region access the network. Andrew Burrell will work with participants to collect original sounds from their environment and insert them into the network for others to hear. creates a viewer activated virtual environment in the gallery and surrounding region. Includes • • • • • • • Projector and game controller Mac Mini 2 x tablets Site specific audio Speakers One day workshop Installation training Exhibition essentials: • Isolated room . the order of the nodes rearranges and the sequence in which stored audio fragments are played back changes. Viewers are invited to participate and contribute to a growing local narrative. 4x4m • Sound and light control • Internet connection Andrew Burrell $2800 +GST Venue to pay return freight + travel & accom for 1 dLux facilitator Optional additional 1 day Artist workshops with Andrew Burrell . it becomes populated with more nodes.min. Using the app’s ‘add node’ function anyone can generate additional audio nodes. Each time an individual logs into the app.Game Engine’ participants will learn the basics of building a computer game from scratch and by the end of the workshop will have a working game and the skills to further develop it. A node is symbolised by a green sphere and represents a sound bite. The audience will encounter and navigate a virtual network made up of nodes. Geocaching adventure Max 8. In an included workshop. which when paired with a custom mobile application developed by the artist. . and will invite an audience/players to explore their environment augmented with narratives presented via mobile device.suitable for upper secondary students to adults $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. Come and explore! IUXTA consists of an immersive interactive projection. Once visitors have accessed the network in the gallery they are encouraged to take the app to other locations around the region. students Using the popular ‘Unity . Make your own 3D Shooter Max 8.IUXTA IUXTA is participatory augmented reality network that has been evolving across the world. students Using the ‘Layar’ augmented reality browser and the physical environment of your [city/ town/regional centre] participants will create a competitive adventure game with a difference.