Deprogram is an audio-visual collective of improvisers and hackers. Their live act Yoube.me will kick off the evening's performances.
Mary Mainsbridge- Composer, vocalist, Telechordist
Robbie Mudrazija- Hybrid acoustic-electronic drummer
Meeghan Oliver- Bassist
Nick Mainsbridge- Live coder, audio engineer, software developer
J D Young- Video artist
Mood Ring is an ephemeral information circuit.
In this audio-visual performance, collaborators Hannah Hotker and Felix ter Hedde combine experimental electronica, sampling, drone, cyborg theory and synchronised video art.
Toydeath are a band who play electronic toys as instruments.
This compounded by the fact that they dress as toys will drag your childhood kicking and screaming from your brain and force you to dance to a non stop bedlam of nostalgic joy!
Hyperlinks to Happiness is a collaborative work developed by Sydney based multidisciplinary artist Andrew Christie and SPRUNG Integrated Dance Theatre, a not for profit community organisation providing dance and theatre training and workshops for people with a disability. Gathering and synthesising input from the dancers, Christie has created a series of virtual worlds that can be navigated through by a viewer fitted with a headset capable of matching their physical movements with movements in the digitally constructed ones, hearing excerpts of recorded discussions with the dancers layered over musical themes customised to each space.
Baron Lanteigne is an artist based in Quebec City, Canada. His multidisciplinary practice depicts the overlap between the physical and the virtual through Screen-portals.
Lanteigne's work is featured in The Wrong Biennial 2018, Real-Fake, SPAMMM and Vimeo Staff Picks, Les Garages Numériques (BE), Mapping (GE), Mirage (FR), Vector Festival (CA), Dutch Design Week (NL), SONAR+D (ES), CuVo Video Art Festival (ES), Electrofringe (AU), CPH:DOX (DK) and many more. Baron Lanteigne works as an instructor and a technological consultant for artists and artist-run centres.
ElectroSocial will exhibit four net.artworks made during Sydney's inaugural web art Residency, ElectroCities.
The ElectroCities Residency hosted two local Australian practitioners, Edison Chen and EJ Son as well as two artists/collectives from the USA; Evan Meaney and Sharing Turtle.
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Jessica Goehring (b. 1983 NY lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. studied photography at The School of Visual Arts in NY, NY. She makes animated works that are both acidic and humorous, combining personal narratives, art historical references, and internet culture to explore feminine identity. Her work is digital as photography as sculpture.
Futuristic woman depicts a woman who has been erased or retouched with an airbrushing tool from a beauty app. Instead of fulling disappearing the woman appears to be digitally expanding or breaking through a kind of digital vortex, a perpetual state of moving. A tool meant for beautifying ones appearance is used instead to create a digitized transcendent image.
sandra araujo is a digital artist that spent endless hours shooting at monsters & strolling through mazes. so, it only felt natural for her 2 evolve through an experimental & explorative process of the visual culture of video games & popular gif files. also feeds on social media platforms 2 engage her animations into the depths of gameplay plots. she still plays old school computer games.
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Tara Youngborg is a web-based artist working and living in the Washington, DC area. Youngborg is interested in utilizing the Internet as a space where personal stories can become collaborative, as well as using her work to explore the landscape and science of memory, and the analogue of the mind to computer processes, specifically image compression. Youngborg has been published in Please Hold Magazine and Touch.My.Prints., and was an Artist-in-Residence at the St Mary’s College Artist House in 2018. Youngborg has shown her artwork in exhibitions from coast to coast in the United States, as well as in Australia, and always online.
Andriana Carney is a Sydney based emerging artist whose practice comprises of printmaking, painting, ceramics and fibre work. Their work delves into the fluid and changing relationship that the artist has with their ego, sexuality and gender identity. In their practice the artist references fragmented memories, nostalgic pop culture and personal experiences. Andriana Carney is currently showing at MiniMart, Petersham and is the 2019 recipient of the Megalo Graduate Residency Program, Canberra. Carney has graduated with Honours at Sydney College of the Arts and has shown at The Waiting Room Project this year.
Daniel Press is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, and researcher living in Sydney. His multidisciplinary practice uses blends of textiles and oil paint, as well as printmaking and video. His series, No Rides left deals with the artistic act of drawing and writing on public transportation.
His writing has been featured in Framework Critical Arts Journal and Arcadia. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours Class 1 from UNSW Art and Design. He has exhibited at AD Space, Contact Sheet, Down/Under Space, Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Space, Kudos Gallery, and UNSW Galleries.
Harry Klein is a Sydney based trans-disciplinary artist, musician & curator who critiques the evolution of human identity and the landscape of which one lives through the study of Transhumanism.
Progeny is an interactive mixed media installation, which manifests the environment of the artist’s studio. Progeny investigates the act of transforming one’s self into ‘the subject’, by the means of construction one or multiple alter egos through the form of material representation.
With her dual philosophical and artistic training, Sandrine Deumier constructed a multifaceted poetry focused on the issue of technological change and the performative place of poetry conceived through new technologies. Using material from the word as image and the image as a word vector, she also works at the junction of video and sound poetry considering them as sensitive devices to express a form of unconscious material itself. Her work consists mainly of texts, digital poetry, multimedia installations and audiovisual performances in collaboration with composers.
Soon after completing her classical training in violin, Sophie joined the genre-breaking instrumental rock group Godspeed You! Black Emperor, winner of Polaris prize and world acclaimed for the intensity of its live performances and the cinematic quality of its music. Working with visual artists and film has always been an important influence for her music and her work was featured on numerous film scores. She balances her international touring schedule with smaller more experimental projects.
Studied in Vienna, Glasgow and London (Goldsmith College). Various film- and video works, installations and live visuals since 1999. Performances and screenings on 5 continents at e.g. MOMA NY, National Gallery of Art Washington, Centre Pompidou Paris, Museo Reina Sofia Madrid, La Casa Encendida Barcelona, ICA London and many cinematheques. Her videos were screened at over 150 festivals worldwide. Received the Outstanding Artist Award by the Austrian Ministry of Art & Culture in 2010