the national gallery of australia presents fullscreen: explorations in new media an innovative program of speakers, artists and performers from the forefront of digital art.
presented on the last saturday of each month : : 2pm : : march to september 2004 : : entry free : : no bookings required
james o fairfax theatre : : national gallery of australia : : parkes place : : canberra
further information : : + 61 2 6240 6504 : : firstname.lastname@example.org
saturday 27 march
mmtv | multimedia on television
jeremy boxer [resfest, usa], screens music videos and television advertisements that have been heavily influenced by multimedia.
image: johnny hardstaff and paul mcgeoch resbaby 2003 ©
saturday 24 april
images swirl on a screen. a controller in front of it invites you to grab on and start playing. is this a game? or is it art? how can you tell the difference between a computer game and new media art? chris chesher [university of nsw], explores the convergence of new media art and computer games.
image: char davies tree pond 1995 digital frame captured in real-time through hmd (head mounted display) during live performance of immersive virtual environment osmose
saturday 29 may
almost a decade after the introduction of the Netscape web browser, online art has evolved into a networked world of its own. explore the dynamic, diverse and at times challenging territory of online art, online exhibitions, and new networked forms.
detail: adam nash scorched happiness 2003 3d multi-user live performance [still image]
saturday 26 june
zombies and cyborgs : : prosthetic head, partial
head and obsolete bodies
stelarc is an australian artist who has performed extensively in japan, europe and the usa — including new music, dance festivals and experimental theatre. he has used medical instruments, prosthetics, robotics, virtual reality systems and the internet to explore alternate, intimate and involuntary interfaces with the body.
detail: stelarc prosthetic head 2002 interactive installation [still image]
saturday 31 july
beautiful cyborg 2
beautiful cyborg 2 celebrates the visual themes typical of hard sf and cyberpunk anime in which japan excels, and combines it with a heady mix of musical motifs, textural sheets, pulsating rhythms and unearthly sounds which float throughout the auditorium in dolby digital 5.1 surround-sound playback.
detail: armitage dual matrix 2001 anime [still image] © aic/pioneer ldc inc. © pioneer entertainment [usa] inc all rights reserved
saturday 28 august
a one hour screening of artistic, experimental animations from around the world.
sur:reel brings together artists, designers, filmmakers and vj's who are considered to be working ahead of the curve in digital video, animation and motion graphics.
detail: anne-maree taranto quantum dreamtime 2003 digital animation [still image]
saturday 25 september
velonaki documents several works, including pin cushion, unstill life, throw and fish–bird: autonomous interactions in a contemporary arts setting, a new collaborative research project with the australian centre for field robotics.
detail: mari velonaki embracement 2003 light reactive installation [still image] courtesy of the artist and novamedia