dLux MediaArts 2014 Touring Program

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

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

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

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

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

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. 6:00min. What is Video Art? Together we will try and uncover some of the answers to this question. stereo sound. there will be a 2 day workshop. Works will be selected to match your current exhibition and will demonstrate a range of video art making techniques and conceptual approaches.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 . image couresty of Michael Reid $2800 +GST $2400 +GST Public Program • One night presentation and 2 day workshop Additional costs: • Extra workshop faciltator $700 . BYO 2011 digital animation. 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.VideoSCAN Developed as a public program to support video art exhibitions videoSCAN is a one night presentation and two day workshop. Leading on from the evening presentation.

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

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

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