November 12, 2015

Angela Barnett is Melbourne based artist who creates large-scale projections, interactive installations, performance art, video art, animation, live visuals and illustration. Her style juxtaposes bright colours against contrasting tones, and abstract shapes with figurative forms.

Barnett was the Artist in Residence at Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre (2006–2007). She was a recipient of the Emerging Producers In Communities (EPIC) grant from The Australia Council (2006), selected as the key artist for the first Gertrude Street Projection Festival (2008), won the prize for ‘Best Multimedia’ at the ATOM (2008) and was a commissioned artists for Experimenta Playground, 3rd International Biennial of Art (2007 – 2009)

Barnett’s works have shown at The Melbourne International Animation Festival (2006), L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (2008), Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival (2008), The Melbourne Fringe Festival (2008), Experimenta Playground 3rd International Biennial of Media Art (2007 -2009), the International Symposium of Electronic Art, Singapore (2008), the Lettre Amorsa Festival, Paris (2009) and numerous times at The Gertrude Street Projection Festival (2008 -2015). She has exhibited work at The National Gallery of Victoria, Black Box Gallery, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Carriageworks Performance Space, Sydney, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Sculpture Square, Singapore and Punt, Barcelona.

Barnett has a Bachelor of Design from Swinburne University (1998), a Masters of Animation and Interactive Media from RMIT University (2006) and a Masters of Arts and Cultural Management from Melbourne University (2014).