Posted by Fee
2 March 2008, 10:53 am
Firstly, Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart gets a special mention as he is the ‘Writer in Residence’ and will be reporting regularly throughout the week. He is an arts journalist and artist working across performance and new-media with a preoccupation for light and time based visual forms. As an arts journalist, Lachlan has written and produced radio for a variety of media including Triple J, Jmag and The Program.
Laura works across media and in community art projects with interests in re-using materials and basing projects on social and environmental themes. Currently working from the Experimental Arts Foundation Adelaide, Laura is exhibiting in cellar sweatshop at Light Square Gallery as part of the 2008 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Drawing works can be viewed at the SoMA Galleries web page under previous exhibitions. http://www.somagalleries.com.au
Shakti founded CuriousWorks in 2005. His first initiative, The Migrant Project, brought together forty Sydneysiders with cultural and artistic ancestries from across the globe, to develop performance, film and online works. Currently, Shakthi is completing All That She Knows, a documentary filmed in India and Australia, and recording his first album under the moniker ASI. www.CuriousWorks.com.au
Since Graduating from Adelaide Centre for the Arts in 2004 Adam has been implicated with companies and Independent artists including Australian Dance Theatre, Leigh Warren and Dancers, Troy Mundy, Fiona Malone, Frances D’ath, Alison Currie, Amanda Phillips, Jason Lam and Sascha Budimski (aevoc). He has toured and performed throughout Australia and Overseas. He has recently returned from Electrofringe in Newcastle where he and Jason Lam opened a new media installation called ‘Extirpation’.
Current projects in development for 2008 include a new episodic series for mobile phone/web/print and projection named “Paranoid Self Destroyer” AND “Nonchalant Sally Valley”, which can only be described as a multimedia exploration and art performance collaboration with a string quartet. For details of the ever expanding alter ego Nonchalant Sally, online comics, music, video, art and events go to www.nonchalantsally.com.
Logan is an Adelaide based practicing visual artist recently graduate from the South Australian School of Art with a Bachelor Of Visual Arts (Honours). Applying an experimental and hap-hazard approach to creating his work which examines relationships to street culture and its associated subcultures that aren’t recognised largely by mainstream popular culture. These subcultures intersect a variety of area’s ranging from music, graffiti, skateboarding, and fine art utilising alternative systems of displaying and creating works.
Chris Tamm has been working with digital, photographic, print and street media for over twenty years. Originally from Adelaide Chris is currently living in Sydney teaching digital art, media and street art for Sydney Council having just completed a stint at MAY’S Lane - Australia’s largest curated outdoor street art space. Konsumterra on Flickr and Myspace.
Simeon is a co-founder of Horse Bazaar, a Melbourne venue that provides an outlet for panoramic digital art, and the Digital fringe festival, an open access digital arts festival that screens across the city and online. He is (still) embroiled in a never ending Phd and thus also, somewhat dubiously, considers himself a student.
I’m interested in ways of mixing art and technology, adding a sprinkling of social justice and a dash of commerce. I work from a background in youth work and run Horse Bazaar, a multi faceted business that has its fingers in lots of pies; producing Digital Fringe for the Melbourne Fringe Festival, hosting and developing a diverse range of art installations as well as developing media delivery systems. horsebazaar.com.au
Kel creates works utilising many mediums. He has collaborated with choreographers Peter Sheedy and Alison Currie, sound artist Fleur Green, and was the scenic artist for Restless Dance Company (2007). Kel was director of photography for Grey Song Eleven that toured internationally with Cinedans (2006).
Dedicating his life to artforms and expression both creative and physical, Ali Kadhim has been drawing comic art and graffiti since young and doesn’t choose to focus on any one artform. He mixes them and studies physical movement like parkour and breaking and is ambitious to spread all these artforms. YouTube site.
Narisha is a 29 year-old female graffiti artist who goes by the pseudonym ISHK/ NISH. She started using aerosol paint in 1995 and has since pursued graffiti art as a passion, hobby and career. She has participated in and organised projects and exhibitions in Adelaide, interstate and overseas, ranging from setting up large mural productions with the help of funding to facilitating workshops to producing live art for festivals. Narisha’s work has featured in the graffiti publications Graffiti Women, Dirty Deeds, Illegal fame and O4F.
Benzo is an artist/illustrator/designer based in Adelaide. He has produced work for The Adelaide Festival Centre, The Adelaide festival of the Arts and The Adelaide Fringe Festival. He likes living in Adelaide and going to festivals . . . View Flickr, Myspace and http://www.benzo376.com/
Jerrem is a New Media Artist with a passion for new audiences and technology. After studying Electronic Art, Jerrem has spent the last three years working as a commercial artist and interactive systems developer. His latest projects involve experimental mixing of video for live projection into public spaces. Find him here.