1 August in S07_1.23 @12:00pm
Claire Tracey, DVA candidate
Claire Tracey is a researcher and artist working with ideas of sustainability and creative collaboration. She is interested in how artists can create audience engagement that generates awareness and thought about humanity’s connection to the planet. In her practice, she uses materials such as plastic, rubbish and found objects to explore theories around recycling, repurposing and revaluing waste through art. Claire is a Doctoral researcher at QCA.
Dr Jason Nelson, Senior Lecturer Interactive Media
A Fulbright Fellow at the University of Bergen, Jason Nelson is a creator of curious and wondrous digital poems and fictions of odd lives, builder of confounding art games and all manner of curious digital creatures. He professes Digital Art at Australia's Griffith University in the subtropical metropolis of Brisbane. Aside from coaxing his students into breaking, playing and morphing their creativity with all manner of technologies, he exhibits widely in galleries and journals, with work featured around the globe at FILE, ACM, LEA, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, ELO and dozens of other acronyms. There are awards to list (Paris Biennale Media Poetry Prize, Digital Writing Prize), organizational boards he frequents (Australia Council Literature Board and the Electronic Literature Organization), and numerous other accolades (Webby Award), but in the web based realm where his work resides, Jason is most proud of the millions of visitors his artwork/digital poetry portal http://www.secrettechnology.com attracts each year.