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November 12 2014
Obituary & Archive: Margaret Cameron

The other side of Nightfall: Margaret Cameron & Ian Scott
Virginia Baxter

July 2 2014
Speak Percussion

November 20 2013
Jon Rose

November 20 2012
branch nebula

July 3 2012
liquid architecture (updated)

March 20 2012
clocked out - archive highlight

November 8 2011
the NOW now

May 10 2011
art & disability: new geographies of the body

November 6 2009
dance on screen

October 26 2009

September 21 2009
australian indigenous film

August 21 2009
keith armstrong, media artist

July 17 2009
liquid architecture

June 29 2009
rosie dennis: the truth hurts


keith armstrong, media artist

transmute collective, Intimate Transactions (2005) transmute collective, Intimate Transactions (2005)
Keith Armstrong is a leading Australian artist with an integrative and collaborative mastery of diverse practices and media. Since 1993 he has created site-specific electronic art, networked interactive installations, performances and art-science collaborations, shown successfully here and overseas.

Central to Armstrong's work is the notion of "embodied media", which has taken his work and the creations made with Transmute Collective beyond conventional text and mouse-based interactivity into the potent realms of sensory and perceptual responsiveness.

Armstrong is currently exhibiting as part of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery's Showing Off, a large-scale new media art survey exhibition curated by Daniel Kojta, running August 7 to September 20, 70-78 Keppel St, Bathurst, NSW.

Transmute Collective's acclaimed networked interactive installation, Intimate Transactions, now touring for Visions of Australia, completes its journey by connecting participants between the Albury and Dubbo Regional Galleries through physical action and empathetic virtual engagement. September 18-October 18.

A recent work, Knowmore (House of Commons) will appear in Montreal at the Elektra media arts festival in May, 2010.

A new large-scale interactive work, Triple Bypass, "based around the cultural dimensions of climate change", has first stage funding from the Inter-Arts Office of the Australia Council. The work's focus underlines Armstrong's ecological interests—not only environmentally but in terms of the way that "scientific philosophical and ecologies...influence and direct the design and conception of new artworks."

Documentation and images from Armstrong's works, including those with Transmute Collective, along with research and writings can be found on his website:

interactive re-futuring
keith gallasch talks to keith armstrong

the ecology of interaction
greg hooper: intimate transactions

between research, philosophy & documentation
barbara bolt: intimate transactions, the book

interactive mysteries
greg hooper: shifting intimacies

animating the interactive spin
greg hooper: knowmore (house of commons)

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