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Education

2015          Manage Small Projects, Australian Institute of Management, Melbourne

2014           Masters of Arts and Cultural Management, Melbourne University, Melbourne

2013          First Aid, Level 2, Premium Health, Melbourne

2012          Youth Mental Health First Aid, Drummond Street, Melbourne

2005          Masters of Arts (Animation & Interactive Media), RMIT University, Melbourne

1999          Bachelor of Design n Graphic Design (Hon Multimedia), Swinburne University, Melbourne

2007          Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Melbourne

1995          Brighton Bay Art, Design & Photography, Melbourne

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017          Glacier, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre

2015          Vessel, Artbox Truck, Gertrude Street Projection Festival

2012          Fluid, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre

2012          Immersion, Gertrude Street projection Festival, Everleigh Gallery, Fitzroy

 

Group Exhibitions

2010          Light Play, National Gallery of Victoria

2007-2009   Experimenta Playground, international Biennial of Media Art; BlackBox Gallery, Melbourne; Carriageworks Performance Space, Sydney; Sculpture Square, Singapore; Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide; Western Australia Museum, Perth

 

Achievements and Awards

2009          International Symposium of Electronic Art, Belfast. Presented paper The Dancing Body As Screen, Synchronising Projected Moving Graphics on to the Human Form in Contemporary Dance Performance on the panel of New technologies and Creative Strategies. The paper was published as part of the ISEA 2009 Conference.

2008          Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Key Artist

2008          Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards, ‘Best Multimedia’ for Immersion

2007          Experimenta Media Arts, commissioned artist

2006          Australia Council of the Arts, recipient of the Emerging Producers in Communities (EPIC) Grant

 

Residencies

2010          Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Artist in Residence to produce My Persona

2006          Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Artist in Residence to produce Graffiti Online

 

Festivals

2016          Rainbow Serpent Festival, Lexton, VJ performance,

2008-2016                   Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Artist and Producer

2015   Vessel, Artbox Truck, with Michael Meneghetti and German sound art collective Korinsky

2012   Immersion Everleigh Gallery

2011   Vento, Agua, Fogo e Terra. Projection based Capoeira and Aboriginal performance for GSPF Opening Ceremony

2010   Showcase of an array of my works

2009   Meu Sonho

2008   Key artist, showcase of an array of my works

2009          Art-E Festival, Tarragona, VJ performance

2008          Immersion, International Symposium of Electronic Art, Melbourne

2008          Stilettos in Cyber-Space, L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Melbourne

2008          Monster Mash Pushing Up Daisies, Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival, Melbourne

2007          Snaps, Lettre Amorsa Festival, Paris,

2006          Cinco Años, Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne

 

Community Arts

2012-2017                   Youth Arts Activities and Engagement Officer, Yarra Youth Services, Melbourne

2015-2016 Youth Arts Development Officer (Acting), Yarra Youth Services, Melbourne

2008-2016                   Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Melbourne

2016   Co-production and curation of the Atherton Gardens Precinct (AGP), which included light based sculptures by Carolyn Cardinet, Travers Nash, Curtis Edwards, Xsite, Guled Abdulwasi and Brody X, and RMIT Public Arts students. There were also projection based performances by Illuminate 2030, Mira Oosterweghel, Vinyl Vixens, Artbox Video Jam, Kalinda Vary and DJ Fancy Feast in the Artbox Truck.

2015

  • Facilitation of digital art workshops for young artists in collaboration with artist Carolyn Cardinet to present a sculptural projection work Poly Formable Death Resplendence. The work received a special mention in the Jury Prize.
  • Production of youth Light Art and Projection exhibition, which incorporated projection-mapped raised canvases, light sculptural works, stop motions animations, neon paintings and digital photography.
  • Production of youth fashion catwalk show in the context of the Uprising Theatre performance Wheel Of Fate.
  • Assisted in mentoring a young Ethiopian artist Guled Abdulwasi to create work, which was projected on the Atherton Housing Estate (where he also lives).

2014   Facilitation of video art workshops with young people to produce video work Cake, which received a commendation in the Jury Prize

2013   Facilitation of workshops for young people to produce digital works to project on to the Atherton Estate, with artist Nick Azidis

2009   Stop-motion animations made with educators and young people in workshops in the slums of Rio de Janeiro presented in the festival.

2013          Arts Access, Frankston. Production and facilitation of dance video with down-syndrome clients.

2009          Pontos de Cultura, Rio de Janeiro. Facilitation of stop-motion animation workshops for young people and educators living in the slums.

2006-2013                   Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston. Producer of Youth Digital Arts programs and exhibitions

2012- 2013         DARTS (Digital Arts on Saturdays), Planned and delivered digital art workshops in schools and at Cube 37 for young people. Installing work by young people in the 2012 and 2013 ExUrban Screen Outdoor Projection Festival

2010- 2011         My Persona… the embodiment of something, Planned and delivered digital art workshops in schools and at Cube 37 for young people, production of an exhibition of work by young people of design, interactive design, print, animation and short film.

2006-2007          Graffiti Online; Planned and delivered digital art workshops in schools and at Cube 37 for young people. Management of the Graffiti Online website. Production of an exhibition of work by young people of design, interactive design, print, animation and short film. Writing the acquittal of the project for the Australia Council.