Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

Harvard biologist Edward Osborne Wilson suggests humans have “Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and god-like technologies.” ‘Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art’ incorporates digital media, science, technology, and design by international and Australian artists who explore what it means to be human in a fast-moving technological age.

Lucy McRae, The Institute of Isolation. Photograph: Julian Love. Courtesy the artist and RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

Highlights include ‘Pull’ by Michele Barker and Anna Munster – a walk-through installation that fabricates a wave breaking through sonic and visual presentations. Lucy McCrae’s ‘The Institute of Isolation’ is a fictional documentary exploring the body and its adaptations to sensory deprivation and extreme isolation, and ‘A Hierarchy of Eddies’ invites interaction with a large transparent chamber of swirling white balls to signify the scientific concept of ‘complex systems’, presented by Scale Free Network. On at RMIT Gallery, Melbourne from 2 October to 11 November.

Antoinette J. Citizen, Apparatus and Method for Time Displacement, Device002. Courtesy the artist

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