Reconsidering Australian Media Art History in an International Context

This project researches the contribution of Australians to the development of media arts as a global contemporary art practice. By way of dynamic online resources, the project will critically evaluate the significant role Australia has played in the gl...

This project researches the contribution of Australians to the development of media arts as a global contemporary art practice. By way of dynamic online resources, the project will critically evaluate the significant role Australia has played in the global development of media art. Acknowledging and utilising the advantages of user-generated, networked and participatory media, this project presents the achievements of Australian artists and organizations in the context of international Media Art History.

This project researches the contribution of Australians to the development of media arts as a global contemporary art practice. By way of dynamic online resources, the project will critically evaluate the significant role Australia has played in the global development of media art. Acknowledging and utilising the advantages of user-generated, networked and participatory media, this project presents the achievements of Australian artists and organizations in the context of international Media Art History. This will ensure Australia's presence and raise its profile in the global history of media art.

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Project team

Professor Ross Rudesch Harley
Faculty of Art & Design
Professor Anna Marie Munster
Faculty of Art & Design
Dr Michele Barker
Faculty of Art & Design

Key contact

Faculty of Art & Design
+61 2 9385 0758
ross@unsw.edu.au