The third ADA symposium ADA_emerge, focused on notions of emergence and was hosted by University of Otago and Dunedin School of Art. International keynotes were presented by Steve Dietz, Melinda Rackham and Anna Munster. It included a screening and performance programme at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Friday 25 November Registration and Opening Event, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 7-12 pm Sound: Michael Morley (Dunedin), Simon Kong (Christchurch), Alison Isadora (Netherlands) Image: Daniel Belton and Good Company, Iain Cheesman, Kim Pieters and Peter Stapleton, Nathan Thompson, Ana Terry, Stella Brennan, Don Hunter. 7.00 Doors and Bar Open, Conference Registrations. 7.30 Screenings Stella Brennan: ...
ADA was born of the observation that although new media artists were often highly networked in terms of both their own practice and their professional relationships, there was no national organization drawing together those with a common interest in digital art.
ESSAY by LUKE DUNCALFE, 2005
for Toby Collett “Processing Vision” exhibition at Window Gallery
Like the depressed Marvin from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy to Tony Oursler’s screaming avatars, we recognise more of ourselves in the disorders of behaviour than in any representation of personality functioning as personality ought to.