Researcher

Dr Vanessa Clare Bartlett

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Biography

Vanessa Bartlett is a researcher and curator working between Australia and the UK. She is part of a group of researchers pioneering psychosocial approaches to curatorial practice, revealing new ways that curating can support research into emotion and affect. Her current research explores how digital art and design can help to illuminate the psychological impact of living in a digital culture. 

Vanessa has edited two books for award-winning...view more

Vanessa Bartlett is a researcher and curator working between Australia and the UK. She is part of a group of researchers pioneering psychosocial approaches to curatorial practice, revealing new ways that curating can support research into emotion and affect. Her current research explores how digital art and design can help to illuminate the psychological impact of living in a digital culture. 

Vanessa has edited two books for award-winning academic publisher Liverpool University Press (UK), the most recent of which was co-edited with neuroscience researcher Henrietta Bowden Jones (OBE). She has been published in the most esteemed digital arts journals; Digital Creativity, Leonardo and International of Journal of Performance Art and Digital Media, and twice in proceedings of the International Symposium of Electronic Arts. Her exhibitions at major international arts spaces, such as FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), UNSW Galleries and Furtherfield, have been seen by over 40,000 people internationally and have featured in The Guardian, Creative Review and BBC Radio 4.

www.vanessabartlett.com

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Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age held at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and UNSW Galleries as part of The Big Anxiety — festival of art + science + people.

Group Therapy offers artworks, design objects and digital research exploring connections between mental health and the values, political conditions, and technologies that structure our lives.

The UK version of Group Therapy was Co-Curated with Mike Stubbs
Presentation at Marina Abramović in Residence Sydney
Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age in Sydney