Video: Xanthe Dobbie 2017, ‘2001 Fuchsia Rose’ (video) from the series 21st Century Greatest Hits Screensaver Pack
QueerTech.io = ART(URL, IRL)
Take the leap into the queer digital realm with this extraordinary project that gathers together digital artworks by queer identifying artists from across the globe, presented by QueerTech.io and Midsumma Festival in association with Testing Grounds, ACMI and RMIT:ART:INTERSECT
The online collection of works will be live via the QueerTech.io web portal from 12 January 2018 and selected works will be shown IRL throughout the Midsumma Festival. Venues include TESTING GROUNDS, RMIT’s SPARE ROOM gallery and LIGHTSCAPES project space. There will be a screening of a selection of works as part of the ACMI ART + FILM program 6.30 Friday 2nd February 2018 that will feature a panel discussion with some of the QueerTech.io curators and artists.
Members of the QueerTech.io collective will be undertaking a residency at Testing Grounds 16-28 January where they will be continuing to explore the potential of #queertech artistic practices. Drop in, get involved and collaborate!
Themes emerging from the 2018 selection include digitally-born queer utopias, queer reimaginings of computer game platforms, and interactive works that extend the digital as a queer prosthesis. The project will feature over twenty artists engaged in making neural networks, augmented reality, computer games, interactive websites and video art.
QueerTech.io is an artist-run passion project by Xanthe Dobbie, Travis Cox and Alison Bennett.
Access the 2017 QueerTech.io collection via the LIST and RANDOM links above!