Media Lab Melbourne: Open Lab

Bennett, A 2014, artist talk presented at OpenLAB, Media Lab Melbourne, held at The Dock, 5 October 2014.

Alison Bennett & John McCormick

Melbourne Media Lab http://www.medialabmelbourne.com.au/

The Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands

 

 

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http://www.medialabmelbourne.com.au/news/openlab-october-2014/

 

 

Alison Bennett is an artist working in photography and digital media currently completing a ‘creative practice as research’ PhD project at Deakin University as a member of the Deakin Motion.Lab. Her PhD work is framed by an investigation into the reconstitution of photographic surface within digital media. The photographic image has principally shifted from a literal surface – a print – to an interconnected ephemeral surface, a skin-scape, reconstituted via screens and code. In late 2013 a body of work called ‘Shifting Skin’, featuring detailed prints of human skin marked by tattoos overlaid with 3D augmented reality, struck a chord with audiences and went viral internationally. The exhibition has since toured nationally and internationally.

 

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=780616878651538

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Also presenting will be Alison’s colleague John McCormick , scholar in the areas of dance, motion capture, 3D, artificial intelligence, neural networks, performance, choreographic practice and external frameworks.

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