WANT TO WORK AT EXPERIMENTA?
Experimenta is seeking an experienced Program Manager. For over 25 years, Experimenta has fostered innovation in screen culture, media art and artists working with technology by providing creative contexts for its production, presentation and promotion.
Reporting to the Artistic Director and working closely with the Artistic Director and Executive Director to implement the artistic vision for Experimenta, the Program Manager’s role is to manage in collaboration with the Artistic Director the artistic program of activities for Experimenta. The key focus of the Program Manager’s role is the implementation of the Biennial along with its associated public and education programs.
Experimenta is a dynamic and flexible organisation with a successful track record for curatorial projects. The implementation of high quality curated programs is paramount to the organisation’s success and growth.
Applications close Monday 28th of April 2014. Please view position description
Online Art Works
You Were in my Dream is an enchanting stop-motion paper animation in which audiences interact by lending their faces to characters and choosing their own adventure story. Commissioned by Experimenta, this artwork is by Melbourne artists Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine.
PHILIP BROPHY At EXPERIMENTA SPEAK TO ME QUEENSLAND
Join Experimenta Speak to Me artist Philip Brophy on Thursday 1 May as he discusses the creative process of film scoring, creative collaboration and navigating challenges within the film industry at The Edge Auditorium, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank. Followed by an exclusive performance of his live score to Andy Warhol's silent film series Kiss (1964).
Presented in quadraphonic sound and based around a series of recorded and processed acoustic drum recordings by Brophy, Kissed creates a pulsating rhythmic dialogue based on the film's kissing couples.
These events are FREE but booking essential.
EXPERIMENTA AND RMIT GALLERY PRESENT BELGIAN TREASURES FROM THE ARGOS COLLECTION
Leading European curator Ive Stevenheydens will present a screening of short experimental films from influential Belgium artists representative of Argos Centre’s past and present. This special screening will be held at RMIT's Kaleide Theatre Tuesday May 13th at 5.30pm with questions and answers with the curator at the end of the event. Bookings essential through RMIT Gallery 03 9925 1717.
Image credit: The Corridor 2010 by Sarah Vanagt
EXPERIMENTA SPEAK TO ME OPENS AT QUT
Experimenta’s 5th International Biennial of Media Art is set to open in Queensland at The Block, Queensland University of Technology April 7 to May 2 2014. Experimenta Speak to Me will showcase the very best media artworks by international and Australian artists and is presented in partnership with Queensland University of Technology. Supported by The State Library of Queensland.
The exhibition is complemented by fantastic public programs and education.
WANT TO GIVE A FUN GIFT?
You can shop for the Experimenta Speak to Me catalogue and all manner of great things on our website using our secure PayPal service. Items for purchase include the very cute Experimenta Speak to Me tote bag, artcards, artist books by Philip Brophy and Grant Stevens and some exceptionally cool curator glasses.
THE EXPERIMENTA BLOG
Experimenta has grown to become an expansive, international source for ground-breaking Experimental art, with networks spanning the globe. Our blog features stories from experimentally creative disciplines of art including a series of in-depth feature articles, profiles, interviews, guest posts, photo galleries and more. With each post we hope to bring new and innovative perspectives into the art world, and help uncover new artists and ideas to keep our readers updated both internationally and locally. Join the conversation by posting your comments.
EXPERIMENTA SPEAK TO ME STUDY GUIDE
Teachers, educators, students and general public alike are encouraged to download our FREE Study Guide developed with Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM). This in-depth study guide, for primary, secondary and tertiary teachers and students enables deep exploration and extended learning before, during and after an exhibition visit. The study guides expand on the exhibition themes, the artists, their artworks and the technology and techniques involved in their creation.
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