dLux MediaArts 2014 Touring Program

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. . We work with a range of artists. writers & curators. committed to supporting the development. Our program and activities include research into emerging technologies and media arts practices.About dLux MediaArts dLux MediaArts is one of Australia’s key screen and media arts organisations. 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. engagement and experience of contemporary screen and digital media culture. partnership development between public and private sector. curation and touring of digital media arts exhibitions and digital skills development.

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APHASIA conflates the worlds of reality and fantasy opening up new spaces of possibility. as well as her dreams. contributing to the transportive atmosphere which is further enhaced by an infusion of rising fog. The term “aphasia” comes from Greek. sound. An emotive soundscape composed by David Sudmalis pervades the space. 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. sculpture. occasioned by injury or disease to the brain. . 12 participants Learn how to change the ambience of your environment through creating your own sound piece. to incite contemplation. music and performance. and refers to a medical condition that presents as difficulties in language ability. A large scale rectangular matrix of magnetic tape suspended from the ceiling immerses viewers creating a separation from the everyday world.Aphasia APHASIA is an immersive installation by collaborating artists Darragh O’Callaghan and David Sudmalis. APHASIA consists of multiple components. Capture unexpected melodies and rhythms from your surroundings and manipulate them into an experimental symphony. 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 . Soundscapes and Experimental Symphony Max.min. Includes • • • • • • Fog machine & fluid supply Quadraphonic sound component Single channel projection Entry installation (red door) Hanging installation Signage & banner Exhibition essentials: • Isolated room . Aphasia implies the multi-sensory. bringing together their practices in photomedia. Paired with this is a projected video work depicting a symbolic landscape.

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. students Using the popular ‘Unity . Geocaching adventure Max 8. Nina Pope / Karen Guthrie (UK) Andy Deck (USA). including some on the original computers they were programmed for. and will invite an audience/players to explore their environment augmented with narratives presented via mobile device. Laurie Anderson (USA) with Hsin-Chien Huang (Taiwan).suitable for upper secondary students to adults $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. Make your own 3D Shooter Max 8. 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. Michael Nyman (UK). . 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). 12 students Participants will be encouraged to tell their own story through the media of interactive 3d environments (computer games). 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 . Anne Fontaine (AUS) / Mike Pelletier (Canada). Using the popular unity game engine participants will create and share virtual worlds that explore who they are. Tell Your Story in a Virtual Environment Max. 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. All of the pieces in the show can be played by visitors. Jaron Lanier (USA).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.

Daniel Crooks. • Animation • Editing • Re-mix • Video Collage • Sound • Recontextualisation • Filming Workshops may include: . and interactive CD-rom. Kathy Smith. dLux workshops are designed to cater to a range of skill levels utilising a variety of everyday devices including mobile phones. Daniel Mudie Cunningham. use and share the digital and analogue techniques used by exhibiting artists. 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. Featuring film.SCANLINES scanlines is a major survey exhbition featuring a range of significant artists from Australia’s media art heritage. Leon Cmielewski. video. Soda_Jerk. $4500 +GST Venue to pay return freight + travel & 2 nights accom for 1 dLux installer Includes 2 day companion Workshop . Sue Healey. Stephen Fearnley. scanlines traces the influences of one generation to the next and encourages the viewer to draw connections between historic and contemporary works. 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. Janet Merewether. Mark Titmarsh and John Tonkin.suitable for upper primary students to adults The workshop will demonstrate and explore ways to mimic. Works in the exhibition are created using a range of techniques. Josephine Starrs. Kate Richards. Additional workshops $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. iPads and laptops. Stephen Harrop. scanlines incorporates work by fourteen exhibiting artists.

Gary Deirmendjian has created a growing archive of 60+ short video works accessible through QR codes which link to youtube. MICROVIDS makes gallery walls permeable and creates opportunities for dialogue about what constitutes an exhibition and artworks. As a group we will write points of interest in your local surroundings a simple script. Discover takes to watch one. 12 students Feel like all image making is high-tech. Each MICROVID is a vignette of daily life . 2 groups of 6 Low-Tech Film Making Max. A flexible exhibition. $2800 +GST . iMovie for Kids No prior experience necessary. Experimental Film making Max 12. 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. for viewing on mobile phones or tablets. 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 . film and edit using iMovie. film and cinema.a series of observations and recordings created since 2008. cast the actors.suitable for upper primary students to adults Additional workshops $970 + GST * + facilitator travel and accom. this workshop aims to expand ideas of both the process of film-making and the audience’s perception of video. group activity. students By learning basic stop-frame animation techniques. story board and learn how to capture the environment the action. This exhibition can be the source of an ongoing and varied program with no time limitations. Upper primary to mid high school students. and people and tell stories.MICROVIDS MICROVIDS is an entire single channel video exhibition kit in a box. 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.

image couresty of Michael Reid $2800 +GST $2400 +GST Public Program • One night presentation and 2 day workshop Additional costs: • Extra workshop faciltator $700 . What is Video Art? Together we will try and uncover some of the answers to this question. there will be a 2 day workshop. 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.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 . Joan Ross: BBQ this Sunday. BYO 2011 digital animation. stereo sound. Works will be selected to match your current exhibition and will demonstrate a range of video art making techniques and conceptual approaches. Leading on from the evening presentation. 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.VideoSCAN Developed as a public program to support video art exhibitions videoSCAN is a one night presentation and two day workshop.

From students. 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. if you will. Augmented Reality techniques will be demonstrated and particpants will be guided thorugh making their own mobile AR art. There is an option for you book workshops which will be facilitated by the Curator of the exhibition. Your audience can visit these locations and use an iPhone or Android smartphone or tablet to view and interact with these works. For examples of previous works that appeared in the touring exhibition (Un)seen Sculptures. text or other online components. 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. Participants will using tools & applications that are free. As part of the interaction with the work. indoors or out for any time period. It will begin with an overview of the history of the medium. It can be offered at entry level or as a masterclass. easy to use and can be accessed at home. a sculpture walk composed entirely of virtual 3D works that have been placed at specific geographic locations around your gallery. This exhibition offers many fantastic public program opportunities such as regular guided tours lead by your specially trained gallery volunteers. Participants will view and discuss some of the more notable recent works in the field.com We have developed (Un)seen Sculptures as a community engagement program consisting of an exhibition.unseensculptures. artists and/or teachers seeking professional development. workshops and guided sculpture tours. . Price includes use of dLux Mobile Lab equipment. to the general public. visit the website www. people may also be able to hear sound/musical compositions or view images. This is a great way to include local artists in the gallery program and to generate local interest in the show. An (Un)seen Sculptures exhibition can be tailored to any venue.(Un)seen Sculptures Curated by Warren Armstrong Imagine. 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”. DIY guides are provided for community members who wish to be considered for the exhibition. Your community members can be trained to create their own Augmented Reality (AR) artwork which may be included in the exhibition. Workshop content can be tailored to suit your community. 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 .Max.

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

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