QueerTech.io web portal open 15 January – 15 March 2017
A collection of over twenty digital artworks by queer artists from around the globe will be exhibited online at http://QueerTech.io/ and embedded in three Australian queer arts festivals:
- Midsumma Festival, Melbourne 15 Jan — 05 Feb 2017
- Melt Festival, Brisbane 25 Jan–05 Feb 2017
- data-projections on Turbine Walls at Brisbane Powerhouse throughout the festival
- Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, 17 Feb – 5 Mar 2017
- data-projections at Heaps Gay Mardi Gras party at The Factory Theatre 4 March
Highlights of the exhibition include:
Pray Away Booth & Queerometer by Marc-O-Matic (Australia)
The Fourth Wall, a 360 video by Russian virtual reality artist Denis Semionov set inside a psychiatrist’s consulting room.
Aitu Vogue Ball, a video dance work by New Zealander Pati Solomona Tyrell, a member of the incredible FAF SWAG artist collective of performance and video artists.
Michael Wilde, Turing Meditation #1, 2016
interactive collage for touchscreen or web, Flash.
Link to the work: http://michaelwildeonline.com/art/interactive/TuringMeditation_01.html
Not Today Satan, a digital collage loop based on the central panel from Hans Memling’s Last Judgement (c. late 1460s) by Melbourne based Xanthe Dobbie.
QueerTech.io will be embedded at three Australian queer arts festivals in early 2017: the Midsumma Festival in Melbourne, the Melt Queer Arts Festival in Brisbane and the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. The project has been organised by the QueerTech.io artist collective comprising of Alison Bennett, Travis Cox, Xanthe Dobbie & Mark Payne).
“There is a growing conversation about #queertech art practices internationally” explains Alison Bennett, one of the artists organising QueerTech.io. “We wanted to be a part of that conversation and find out more about how artists are thinking about #queertech as a creative space and an artistic strategy.”
QueerTech.io Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/queertechIO/
Social Media GIFS: http://queertech.io/gifs/
Dropbox of still images: https://goo.gl/zdqQQT